Saturday, 10 December 2016

A Gem of a Challenge DT Card - Christmas

It's the last challenge of the year at A Gem of a Challenge and this time our theme is "Christmas".  I chose to use Cheers Chilly from the Pink Gem store, which I coloured with my Promarkers.  I love this fun image, I think it's perfect for male cards; this card is for my son's swimming teacher who is a young twenty-something lad.
 The papers are Crafter's Companion, from the Sara Davis Collection; I inked the edges with dark blue ink and added light blue card for the die cuts.
The sentiment panel was cut with a Sue Wilson die and stamped with a Papermania stamp, and the snowflakes were cut with Sweet Dixie dies and topped with crystal gems.  To finish, I added a few blobs of Nuvo Crystal Drops.

I'm entering this card in the following challenges -
Crafty Catz - #350 - Non Traditional Christmas Colours 
Creative Corner - Christmas Time
QKR Stampede - #221 - Non Traditional Christmas Colours
CRAFT - #393 - Winter
Through the Purple Haze - #114 - Winter / Christmas Colours
If You Gave a Crafter a Cookie - #58 -  I was inspired by the colours and snowflake motif
Fab 'n' Funky - #330 - Make Someone Smile
Passion for Promarkers - #375 - Use Dies / Punches
Crafty Boots - Christmas
Dream Valley - #146 - Christmas


  1. So pretty and the image snowmen are gorgeous x

  2. Gorgeous card, Wendy! It is a great image for a masculine card. Beautiful dies make it extra special. Thanks for sharing your work at If You Give A Crafter A Cookie Challenge #58. Good luck and hope to see you again next time.
    Carole x DT (Craftilicious Creations)

  3. Loving the mostly blue with the pop of red. Thanks for entering our "Non-Traditional Christmas Colors" challenge at QKR Stampede this week. Thanks for playing along and good luck.
    NanaConnie DT

  4. Fabulous Christmas card. Great snowman image and I love all of the die cut snowflakes. Thank you for playing along with all of us at Crafty Boots Challenges.


  5. Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at If you give a Crafter a Cookie, good luck!!! Amy DT

  6. Perfect card for our Mega challenge at Passion for Promarkers this time, thank you for sharing it with us.
    Lorraine DT

  7. Now that is funny! Two snowmen sharing a beer! Ice cold to be sure! Your card is so lovely! It sure made me smile! Thanks so much for playing along with the Fab 'n' Funky girls for our 'Make Someone Smile' challenge. We're so glad you did. Hugs, Wends xoxo Fab 'n' Funky DT

  8. This card is so beautifully done, it just makes me smile. Love your coloring. Thanks so much for playing along with us at CRAFT Challenge this week!

  9. Doesn't look if these guy are to interested in the Snow! Such a fun image Wendy..LOve your colours and design. Thank you so much for joining us this week at QKR Stampede.

  10. A great card - thanks for joining us at the CRAFT Challenge.

    Helen x

  11. Such lovely looking card, Lovel the wonderful colour combo. Thanks for joining us in our mega challenge over at Passion for Promarkers.
    Love n hugs

  12. Ah this is so sweet, what an adorable card. Thanks for playing with us on our Mega Challenge over at Passion for Promarkers this month, Good Luck and Have a lovely Festive Season, Hazelx

  13. Such a sweet card!!! Thanks so much for participating in our IF YOU GIVE A CRAFTER A COOKIE... challenge. Hope you participate in our next challenge!! Have a happy crafty day!!!
    Deanne at A Little Bit O’ Paper


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