Saturday, March 15, 2014

A Gem of A Challenge - Mothers Day/Birthday for a Special Lady

It's time for another challenge at A Gem of A Challenge and this time we are looking for a Mother's Day card or a Birthday card for a Special Lady.
It is Mothering Sunday in the UK on March 30th so it is definitely time to make that card and if you are in the US you will have got ahead of yourself instead of waiting until May to craft ;)

Craftin Desert Divas - Birthday
Crafty Creations - Birthday
Fussy and Fancy - Birthday
Scrap It Girl - Birthdays
Whoopsi Daisy - Birthdays
Paper Pretties - Birthday
Bloggers Challenge - Birthday
Digi Stamps 4 Joy - Birthday Sentiment
Sunflower Fields - Birthday or Flowers (I have both :))
Lia Stampz - For a Special Lady (1 entry only)
Seema Crafts - Something For Mum
Simon Says Stamp - Mother Day/Special Girl
Bearly Mine - One For The Girls (2 entries only)
Cute Card Thursday - Girls Girls Girls
Hobbybook Designers - Make it Girly (3 entries only)
Emerald Faeries - Girly and Pretty in Pink
Allsorts - Pretty in Pink (3 entries only)
Fashionista (No nose) - Pretty in Pink
Natalie and Amy - Flowers (3 entries only)
Crafters Cafe - Flowers (3 entries only)
Challenges and Candies - Flowers
Milk Coffee - At Least 2 Flowers (3 entries only)
Feeling Crafty - Digi and Bling (3 entries only)
Jellypark - Pretty Pastels
Countryview - Paper Chase
Crafty Hazelnuts Patterned Paper Challenge - Patterned Paper
Auds Sentiments - Anything Goes (with a sentiment)(5 entries only)
Crafting by Designs - Anything Goes
613 Avenue Create - Anything Goes
4 Krafty Girlz - Anything Goes (3 entries only)

Card Recipe:
Image - Butterfly Chloe
Medium - Copic Markers
Paper - Beautiful Life by Echo Park
Sentiment - Joanns
Glitter Dots - Recollections
Doily - Wilton
Flowers - Recollections
Butterflies - Unknown
Bow - Off a Chocolate box

I decide to go with a Birthday card and little Chloe is certainly a good choice to bring you birthday wishes.
We hope you can join in with our A Gem of A Challenge and Good Luck!



Granmargaret said...

Lovely card. thank you for joining the challenge at Whoopsi Daisy.

Nannieflash said...

Hi Katie, youve coloured this gorgeous image so beautifully, and the papers and layout are fabulous. hugs Shirleyxxxx

Janet said...

Beautiful as always Katie xx

Nancy said...

So pretty, Katie...both inside and out! Lovely papers and colours too! Thank so much for joining us at Lia Stampz! :o)

Krafthead said...

Very beautiful project! Thank you so much for playing along with us over at the Hobbybook Designer Challenge Blog this week, Kenya~

pauline said...

Very pretty ,love it ,thank you for joining the March challenge over at Seemacrafts

Sukie said...

Adorable card and a fun image too! Thanks for joining us over at Craftin Desert Divas!

Unknown said...

lovely cute image and love the bright colours very spring like card. thank you for joining the March challenge over at Seemacrfts xx (

PennyRae's Mandala Creation's said...

Very cute card, love the image. Thanks for joining us at613 Avenue Create. PennyRae DT

Gloria Shirr (purpleglo) said...

Very pretty Katie! I love that image and your fabulous DP. Great coloring and embellishments.

Thank you for sharing your wonderful creation with us at Digi Stamps 4 Joy!! Hope to see you again for the next challenge. Have a fantastic week!! Hugs, Gloria DT

Isobel said...

Great card thanks for joining us at Feeling Crafty and good luck x

Unknown said...

Sooooo cute love it .
Thanks for joining us at seemacrafts

brenda said...

A very sweet card Katie, thanks so much for sharing with us at Allsorts challenge.

B x

Wendy L said...

So pretty and fits our challenge perfectly at Allsorts, thanks. xxx

Andreja said...

Beautiful in every way :-))
Thank you for joining us at "Izazovi i SlatkiĊĦi". Good luck and please join us again!
Hugs, Andreja

Betty said...

A gorgeous card I love the image and layout. Thank you for joining us at Whoopsi Daisy and Good Luck

Asmah Zainal Abidin said...

Such an incredible card Katie; I love love love the inside and outside design. Oh the flowers are such a beauty. Thank you for playing along with us at DigiStamps4Joy and we hope to see you again.
[DS4J DT Member]
[Qinaahana Arts And Crafts ~ My Personal Blog]

Mari said...

Such a sweet card! Lovely image :)
Thank you for joining us at Sunflowerfield Designs.
Hugs, Mari

Unknown said...

This is so lovely. Thanks for joining in at Milkcoffee this time. Good luck, Lou DT x

Mandy Ashley said...

Super cute card!

Thank you for joining in with us over at Feeling Crafty challenge this month - good luck! :)

Fearless said...

oh stunning card! thanks for playing along with us at Jelly Park Friends.
Hugs xxx

KarinsArtScrap said...

such a cute and very pretty card Katie.
Thanks for join us at
{Digistamps4Joy DT Member}


Debs said...

Wonderful card with gorgeous flowers, thank you so much for joining us at The Crafter's Cafe this week. Good Luck.
Hugs Debs

~ginny said...

Great spring colors Katie! I love the off the page layering & your Copic coloring is really well done! Thank you for sharing your project & creativity with us!
DT for Aud Sentiments: [#102 "Any Thing Goes"]
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Christy Designs said...

Such a cute card Katie !
Thanks for joining us at Fashionista Challenge

Hazel said...

Very pretty. Thank you so much for joining my Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge for March with more of your delightful crafting - hope to see you again soon. x

Nathalie said...

Adorable girl's card. I love image & colors.
Thanks for playing with us at Fussy & Fancy challenge.

Zella said...

So all the embellishments. Thanks for sharing with us at Digistamps4Joy.

Emily Leiphart said...

Super pretty, Katie! I love your card inside and out. Thanks so much for playing along with the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge: Mother's Day or Special Girl!

Kim B said...

Precious and so beautifully colored.Thanks so much for joining us at Sunflowerfields Design Challenge. Hugs, Kim B

Unknown said...

Super cute card. Thanks for playing with AudSentiments this week.

Gaynor Greaves said...

What a beautiful card, love the image, thanks for joining our pretty pastels challenge at Jellypark friends, Gaynor x

Rachelle Olaridge said...

Such a beautiful and cute card. Love the colors and details. Awesome! Thanks for playing along with us at Scrap it Girl!

Candy Spiegel said...

So cute! Thanks for playing along at Scrap It Girl!

carol said...

Lovely sweet card, love your DP, thanks for playing along with us at BEARLY-MINE DESIGNS x carol

Marie Richardson said...

this is a super sweet card i love the pink gem images
Thanks for joining us this month over at Seemacrafts challenge blog.
Good Luck with the challenge
Marie (DT for Seemacrafts)

Jessica said...

Very pretty!! Thanks for playing along with us at Scrap It Girl!

Unknown said...


Unknown said...

Beautiful card, very pretty in pink :)

Thanks for taking part in Natalie and Amy's challenge this month - good luck!

Emma x

Unknown said...

What a lovey card. Thanks for sharing it with us on Seemacrafts.. Hugs, Donalda DT member

Brenda Brown said...

Thank you for sharing your sweet card at Country View Crafts Paper Chase Challenge the design is fabulous xx

Unknown said...

Such a pretty card.Thanks for playing with us at Bearly Mine this month x

Laura Cox {aka scrapaddict} said...

Such a sweet adorable card! Thanks for joining us over at Scrap It Girl!

ameliaharris99 said...

Beautiful! I love your coloring job & the embellishments! Thanks for playing along with us at Scrap It Girl! :)