Saturday, 19 March 2011

A Gem Of A Challenge 17 ~ My Theme, "Anything But Square"...

Hi all!
Time for a new challenge over at A Gem Of A Challenge!
First of all I would like to thank those who had a go with my sketch for the last challenge. There were some brilliant entries and I found it really hard to pick my 'top 3'. The winners are listed on the challenge blog.

So for my next challenge of the month, I have a theme for you...

'Anything But Square'

Though I do love square cards, I think we can sometime forget to have dabble with something different.

My little Nephew is 7 tomorrow, so here is the card I've made for him.

I used the fabulous 'Skateboard Andy' stamp from Pink Gem Designs. You can also get him as part of a great value A7 set here.
For a change I stamped onto linen textured card. I used my Copics to colour. You can't blend the colours as well as you can when using smooth card, and the colours come out a little darker, but I do like the canvas effect finish.

The 'Special Day Calender' stamp is also PGD, here.

The stripy paper is a Pink Gem Designs download here.

I also used;
Papermania kraft card blank,
Go Kreate dies,
Martha Stewart zig zag punch,
Creative Expression Brick embossing folder,
Circle nesties,
Curly font printed on pc,
Making Memories clip.

Can't wait to see what you come up with!

We are at my Nephews party this evening, so I'll have to catch up with you all when I can.

Thanks for stopping by!
Jenny xx


Janette said...

Hi Jenny, Fab card, love the image and the papers are perfect.xx


Hi Jenny
A gorgeous and fabulous card,fab image and fab paper's,
Hugs Dianne xx :)

Aunty Sue said...

Jenny love this and how you have done the name must remeber for future if thats ok. Fab image and great card

patriziawithaz said...

I love all your cards Jenny x The image is super cute,the blue and brown colours perfect and the card shape great xxx

jules said...

love it Jenny!! fab card love the colours!!

Little K Smith said...

Fabulous boys card Jenny, a great image and love the layout too :)

heidy said...

Amazing boy card Jenny,love it
Hugs Heidy

Janet said...

This is just beautiful Jenny x

Teresa said...

Gorgeous card Jenny.
Teresa xx

Christine said...

Hi Jenny stunning little boys card fab colours & image..
sorry for the mistake in me post I have put it right..

smiles Christine xx

Anonymous said...

Hi Jenny, a perfect card for a 7 year old boy! I love the stamp and your clouring is so professional looking. Fab layout and one of my favourite colour combinations too. xx

Julie said...

A great boy card Jenny, lovely work

Jackie said...

Fab card hun, love it xx

Delphine said...

Fantastic card, Jenny! Great image, wonderful colour combo and I love the design, the brick wall looks fab too! Have a great evening! Hugs Delphine xx

Paper Pixie Handmade Cards said...

fab card and love the image...........K x

McCrafty's Cards said...

Brilliant card Jenny, I like the design and colour combo.
Kevin xx

McCrafty's Cards said...

Brilliant card Jenny, I like the design and colour combo.
Kevin xx

Donna Mosley said...

Great card Jenny, love the cute image and fab design.

Donna x

Sandra said...

Gorgeous card of my favourite colour combo's and you've coloured the image perfectly!

Take care
San x

Rebekah said...

I love that brick embossing folder! Fab for a boys card and love what you have done here hugs Rebekah xx

Faye said...

Fab, TOTALLY fab. xxx

melsanford said...

Fab card! Love the image and the colours :-) Love 'n' hugs, Mel xx

Mandy said...

Great theme Jenny loved it...Your card is gorgeous,love the colours and layout....
Mandy x

coops said...

fantastic boys card the fab shape and image and great colours :D

xx coops xx

sallysbitz said...

This is a brilliant card, Nathan will love it.
I am gonna have to purchase those ticket stamps.. love em.

hugs sally x

PS... I have an award waiting for you on my blog xx

Fleur said...

Awesome card Jenny
Hugz Fleur xXx

Sarpreet said...

hi there, such a gorgeous card, great layout.

Angie said...

This is a fabulous card. So full of life and so typically boy-ish. Love the colours and design. Wonderful. Angie xx

Annika said...

Perfection - wonderful colouring and really effective design. Love that card!


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