Saturday, 10 August 2013

Summer Time at A Gem of a Challenge

Good morning.
Hopefully Mr Blogger is playing nicely and has published this post for me whilst I am on my way to meet my bestest blogging buddy Claire at the Great British Craft Festival.
So looking forward to catching up and having a good crafty shop - after I give her a great big hug as she needs one right now me thinks :o)

So today it's the turn of The Gems to share their inspiration over at 

and this week the theme is 


Here's what I did:

Card Ingredients:
Image: Pre-coloured version of 'Chloe with Ice Cream'
Design Papers: First Edition 'Summer Breeze'
Card Base: Craftwork Cards
Martha Stewart: Floral Border Punch
Spellbinders: Floral Ovals, Scalloped and Plain Grand Nesties
Memory Box: Precious Hearts, Madeira Corner
Flower: Bo Bunny 'Blush' - MCH

The prize on offer as always is:
2 Individual Digi images
of the winners choice from PINK GEM DESIGNS.....

Please pop over to the main challenge blog to check out the gorgeous inspiration from my lovely DT buddies.

Challenges I would like to enter:

Brown Sugar - Anything Goes
A Little Bit Crafty - Summer Sun 
Cute Card Thursday - Die-ing to Punch
Hanna and Friends - Anything Goes
Paper Shelter - Punches and Dies
In the Pink - Happy Ist Birthday Pinkies

Thanks for popping by today - I really appreciate your visit and always look forward to reading any comments you may wish to leave.

Have a fabulous weekend.
Hope to catch up with you all later.


Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

Hi Debs love your card and the pink! Brilliant! Have a fab day with Claire give her a hug from me! Susan x

downrightcrafty said...

morning Debs this is beautiful
Hugs Kate xx

Lisa Jane said...

Just love the shape - so pretty
Lisa x

Chrissy said...

So gorgeous Debs..fabulous image and colouring,very sweet and pretty card.


Avril Ann said...

Debs this is gorgeous, hun, super image, and fabulous layout and detail xxx

Sue - bearhouse said...

Such a beautiful card Debs. I love the sweet image, pretty papers and gorgeous detailing.
I hope you have a really fabulous time with the lovely Claire.
hugs Sue xx

Squirrel x said...

Just too gorgeous hun, she is so pretty. Hope you are having a fun day xx

Danni said...

So darling!! and just the cutest!

Sarah said...

What a sweetheart she is! A beautifully put together card xx

mixamatoasties said...

What a fab card Debs. Love the shape.

Hope you had a good day with Claire!

Susan xx

mags said...

A gorgeous summery card Debs. Love the glittered icecream. Hope you had a great crafty day.

mags said...

A gorgeous summery card Debs. Love the glittered icecream. Hope you had a great crafty day.

Claire said...

Gorgeous card hun, love the shape, super image and lots of pretty elements and dies. Great to see you today and catch up, just what was needed - thank you! Hugs, Claire x

coops said...

so gorgeous debs.beautiful details and colours and I love the sweet image :D

xx coops xx

Donna Mosley said...

Debs, this is so gorgeous, love the shape and all the very pretty details.

Donna x

Christine L said...

This is fab Debs.... hope you enter it at In the Pink too!

Christine x

Ira Huberts said...

So sweet! Lovely and very girly girly with those fine pinks, also love the shape! Hugs, Ira x
Ira’s Crea Corner

Donna said...

Gorgeously girly card Debs and so pretty in pink...fab detail too hun :) Donna ♥ x

Mau xx said...

Gorgeous card Debs, love the cute image and shape.
Sad I missed your post before you saw Claire, I would have sent a huge hug with you for her.
Mau xx

cotnob said...

This is so pretty Debs, gorgeous image and fabulous card shape.
I hope you had a great day with Claire.

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

Just popped back to thank you for sharing your gorgeous card with us at The Paper Shelter Debs, Susan x

Sheryl said...

This is so pretty. I love your choice of colours and embellishments. Good to have you with us at THE PAPER SHELTER this week. Hugs Sheryl xx

Tammy said...

Awww this is so sweet Debs, fabulous shape and I love all of the pink!!
Hugs, Tammy

Shannon83k said...

Great creation!
Thanks for joining TPS challenge! DT Shannon

Trish Latimer said...

Great card! Thank you for playing along this month with the A Little Bit Crafty Challenge! xx

Christine said...

Gorgeous cute PG creation Debbs fab design & detail..

Thanks for sharing & celebrating with us at In The Pink BIRTHDAY chall.

smiles Christine x

ps dont forget to leave the DTs a comm. for the chance to win some HIDDEN candy!

Helene E said...

Great shape of your creation Debs, perfect for our challenge at Stampin for the weekend, thank you for sharing!