Saturday, 7 January 2017

A Gem of a Challenge DT Card - Celebrate Something New

We're back with the first challenge of the year at A Gem of a Challenge, this fortnight our theme is "Celebrate Something New".  I decided to make a new home card as my DT project, using Snail Home from the Pink Gem store, which I coloured with Promarkers and added some paper piecing for the shell.
 The patterned papers are Papermania, Hot Diggedy Dog, to which I added some black card for matting.  They've been in my stash of ages but I still like the pretty pastel colours, and they make a nice change from all the Christmas papers I've been using recently.
To embellish, I added a sentiment stamped with a Lili of the Valley stamp, and I made a large flower with my Heartfelt Creations, Enchanted Mums die, and foliage with Sue Wilson Petite Vines dies.  The flower centre was made a lovely micro bead and glitter mix from Stix 2 Anything.

I'm entering this card in the following challenges -
Crafty Calendar - Something New
Sweet Stampin' - Something New
Brown Sugar - #232 - Anything Goes
Simply Create Too - #123 - New Beginnings
Craft Rocket - #30 - Something New
Crafty Sentiments - Something New
Passion For Promarkers - #367 - Anything Goes

13 comments:

  1. Ha ha.. what a fun and sweet creation! Please visit my new challenge Blog - Do-Al(l) Kreatives. It's perfect for our theme!

    Thanks and hugs
    Doris

    Kleido’s BastelStüble
    *Owner* Do-Al(l) Kreatives
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  2. Such a sweet card! thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Calendar Challenge hugs Sue J xx

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  3. Wendy, this is gorgeous, so sweet, thanks for joining us at Craft Rocket xxxx

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  4. So sweet! Pretty soft colours and a lovely design! Love the paper piecing! Thanks for joining us at Sweet Stampin' this week.
    Chris
    x

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  5. Love the intricate foliage die and the flower is fabulous! The black mat with the lighter papers adds a great pop!

    Thank you for joining us at Crafty Sentiments for our Something New challenge.

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  6. Aw I love this card Wendy - just my kind of card! The image is fab and I love the paper piecing you've done! Loving the colours you've used too and those papers are gorgeous. Really like the flower and I especially love those leaves! Thanks for joining in with this week's challenge at PFP and good luck! HUgs, Karen xx

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  7. Beautiful card Wendy. I love the sweet image and your colouring is perfect. Thanks for sharing with us at PFP this week. Hugs, Denise x

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  8. Hi Wendy,
    This is so cute. Love the fun image & your papers & embellies are gorgeous. Thanks for joining us at Passion for Promarkers this week.
    Hugs,
    Andie xx

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  9. Cute card! Thanks for join us at Crafty Sentiments Designs this time, good luck and hope to see you next time. Hugs Beatriz

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  10. This is so pretty! Lovely soft colours. Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin' this week. Sammy-x

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  11. Very pretty Lovely to see a card that's not celebrating the New Year Thank you for sharing with Craft Rocket Challenges

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  12. Such a sweet card! I adore the image and pastel colors. So glad you shared your creation at Simply Create Too.

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