Monday, 8 November 2010

A Gem Of A Challenge 10...Christine's Sketch!....

Hi everyone!
A scheduled post from me today to tell you about this month's
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This month is hosted by the lovely Christine who has given us the brilliant sketch below to use, plus optional extra of.....
'A Christmas card in non traditional colours.......not red or green'
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I have used the very cute 'Penguin With Gift' available at Pink Gem Designs.
I coloured him with Promarkers and added snow detail with Polar White Flower Soft, plus self adhesive gems.
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It's the first time I tried out my Flower Soft, although I've had it for ages. I applied it with a Quickie glue pen. I must say, love the effect! Now to try out my other colours!
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The DP's are old Hot Off The Press ones from my stash.
The holly was hand cut and then I shaped it with an embossing tool. I added Card Candy for the berries.
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I also used my Martha Stewart zig zag punch, organza ribbon, raffia lace, and a plastic tag.



Hope you will join us this month, and have a go at the challenge!
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Sorry I have been a really rubbish blogger lately. We had a house of illness last week, and now hubby has a week off work, the last one until January!
So we are doing some jobs around the house plus Christmas shopping.
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I hope I'll have some time to leave you some comments soon, and maybe some time to actually make something!! Thankfully in an attempt to be organised, I made this card 2 weeks ago.
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I'm going to try and sort out some candy really soon to make up for it, so watch this space!

Thanks so much for stopping by,
Jenny xx

31 comments:

Lizzy xx said...

Awwww this is just gorgeous jenny, luv the cute image :D lush colour & fab layout too.

xx Lizzy xx :)

Janette said...

What a sweet card Jenny, love it, the layout and everything is fab.xx

Michelle said...

Hi Jenny

I've been a bad blogger too lately, still playing catch up I think.

Your card is wonderful, I really love this colour combo.

I hope you and your hubby enjoy your week.

Michelle :-)

xGemmax said...

wow its absolutely adorable...such sweet image and yummy colours :o)
hugs and xxx

Julie said...

This is a cutie Jenny

chris said...

Love it, love it, Jenny

melsanford said...

This is gorgeous! Fab colours! Love the penguin :-) Love 'n' hugs, Mel xx

heidy said...

Oh Wow Jenny,love that cute image and great colours
Hugs Heidy

McCrafty's Cards said...

an absolutely gorgeous card, i love your layout
Kevin xx

Lindsey said...

This is gorgeous! Love these colours together and the image is so sweet! Hope the family are all better soon and that you have a productive week with the Hub!
Linds x

melsanford said...

Hiya! There's something for you on my blog..... Love 'n' hugs, Mel xx

Delphine said...

Wow, this is just gorgeous, Jenny! The image is lovely of course, but I love your fab papers and layout, and all the embellies are really beautiful (well done on the holly:-)! Enjoy your week with your hubby:-)! Hugs Delphine xx

coops said...

stunning card jenny,i love the image and fab colours.fantastic papers and layout too hun :D

xx coops xx

karen said...

Hi Jenny, love the colours on this one,looks fab. Hope you are all on the mend now, Karen x

Wishcraft said...

Gorgeous card Jenny, love the cute image and great colours. Your hand cut holly looks fab :o) Lisa x

Vixx handmade cards said...

Simply gorgeous Jenny!, such a cute image and love the colour combo too,
hugs Vicky xx

Rosietoes said...

Great sketch and love the colours Jenny.

Another lovely card - you can't make a bad one!

Edna x

Sharon said...

This is gorgeous Jenny. I love the colours and the flowersoft looks fab. Good luck with the Christmas shopping!

Berenice R. said...

Super cute card! Thanks for sharing :)

Mandy said...

Hi Jenny,
This is gorgeous so cute...a fab take on the sketch and I love all the embellishments...thanks for your lovely comment on my family problem...
Mandy xx

debby4000 said...

Oh gorgeous card Jenny, beautiful colours and details,love the penquin too.
luv
Debby

Elizabeth said...

Gorgeous card - a great interpretation of the sketch. Elizabeth xx

Sarpreet said...

hi there, I have been back from India from my wedding for a while, and now have just started to get back into the swing of things. Slowly but surely. A stunning card, I have enjoyed reading and catching up on your blog. Thank you for your support on my blog.

Christine said...

Hi Jenny love how you used the sketch fab image stunning colour combo.. I have left you something on me blog if you want to hop over to collect..

smiles Christine xx

Sally Atkins said...

Stunning card, Jenny. I love youe colour combination and the flowersoft! Can't wait to see you try your other colours!

Hope all the family are fighting fit again and you have a good week with your hubby x

Rebekah said...

This is so fab Jenny I adore the mix of browns and blues and the 2 coloured ribbon looks stunning in the bow! Gorgeous all round! Hugs Rebekah xx

Eileen said...

Fantastic card Jennifer. Brilliant colours that go so well together and such a cute little image. Ohh. I love it. Eileen xx

Sarah said...

OH'' Jennifer the colours off this card is stunning love it fabulous detail chum and the image is super a beautiful creation you have made, hope all is going well with the xmas shopping hugs
Sarah xx

Lynne said...

What a cutie pie!!! great colours - they go so well together - just fab!! xx Lynne xx

karlinchen50 said...

Hello Jenny!
This is a very nice card and a sweet image.
Hugs Karla

Lee said...

Soooo gorgeous.Love it all,great colours too.xxx

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