Saturday, 1 February 2014

All You Need is Love at A Gem of a Challenge

Good morning my lovely crafty friends and thank you for choosing to come and see me today.
I hope you are all well and those not I wish well soon.

I'm here with my first of two posts for today and this time it's to share my DT project for


and Team Gems are showcasing their inspiration on the fabulous theme picked by the lovely Helen


Perfectly appropriate with Valentine's Day now just less than 2 weeks away!!!!

Here's what I did:

Card Ingredients:
Image: Pink Gem Designs 'Love Heart Owl'
Colouring Medium: Copics
Spotty Design Paper: First Edition 'J-Adore'
Embossed Panel: Sizzix 656760 'Love Set #2' - inked with 'Festive Berries' Distress Ink
Scrummy Ribbon from local Haberdashery
Adhesive Pearls and Heart Charm from stash
MFT 'Blueprints 3'

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

As always Janet is offering one lucky winner:
2 Individual Digi Images
Of the winner's choice from Pink Gem Designs.

Challenges I would like to enter:

A Creative Romance - Show us Some Love
Bloggers - Embossing
Craftitude - Anything Goes/ I See Fluffy
Polkadoodles - Anything Goes
Sweet Pea Stampers - Valentine/Love
Winter Wonderland - Digi Days
4 Crafty Chicks - Anything Goes
4 Krafty Girls - Anything Goes
Aud Sentiments - Sharing the Love
Cute Card Thursday - Something New (Image and Ribbon)

I'll be back very shortly with my second DT post for today and then I'll be getting ready to go to the auditions for Britain's Got Talent - but don't get too excited as I'll just be in the audience - not actually auditioning lol!!!!
Hope the weather isn't too nasty whilst we are on our way to Birmingham.

Hope to play catch up with you all tomorrow as it is going to be a late night :o)

Thanks again for all your support and lovely comments - I always look forward to reading them.



rachel taylor said...

so sweet and cute glad you shared at SPS this week Rachel DT

downrightcrafty said...

love the coloured embossing really pops and a gorgeous card
Hugs Kate xx

NormaJean said...

I just Love your Card its so cute! Thank you for joining us at Craftitude!!
Hugs DT norma jean

Claire said...

This is a lovely card - great image and love the embossed background. Hope you have a fab day today! Hugs, Claire x

Sue said...

Gorgeous card Debs, adorable image. I love the colours and wonderful embossing.
I hope you have a fab time!
hugs Sue xx

Christine L said...

Hi Debs

This is a lovely fun image and you've made a gorgeous job of the card... I love the colouring and the embossing that you've coloured.

Hope you had a good time at BGT!

Christine x

downrightcrafty said...

oops back with my DT hat on, thank you so much for joining us at the Winter Wonderland
Hugs Kate xx

Pat K said...

Fabulous valentine Debs. Cute image and love the embossing. xx

Sarah said...

Adorable image Debs and the colour combo is lovely! xx

Sylvia Meppen-Rentenaar said...

What a cute card, and I love the embossing. Thank you for sharing at Sweet Pea Stampers. We wish you good luck and hope to see you again. Sylvia, DT-member

Tamie said...

Oh my goodness your image is soooo cute and fabulously colored. I love the texture and the charm you used. Thank you so much for sharing your inspiring creation with us at 4 Crafty Chicks Anything Goes Challenge. Have a great day!

Wendy said...

This is so cute Debs, love the owl and fab embossing.
Wendy xx

~ginny said...

Thanks Debs, for sharing your project with us! I really like the CAS image panel layered on the more detailed background. The embossed layer inked with red is especially effective. Enjoy the auditions!
~ginny, DT for Aud Sentiments: #99 "Sharing the Love"
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cotnob said...

This is a fabulous card Debs, I love your adorable image and embossed panel.

crafty-stamper said...

cute image and love the embossing -thanks for joining us at Crafty Girls
Carol DT x

Janice said...

A super card with fab embossing, love it, Jx

Hazel said...

Thanks for sharing your sweet fun card for the Sweet Pea Stampers 'Valentine's Day/Love' challenge - hope to see you again soon, Hazel, DT x

coops said...

aw too cute debs.i love your sweet owl and stunning striking colours :D

xx coops xx

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

Wonderful card Debs the expression on his face is priceless, such a cutie! Susan x

Fleur said...

WOW this is just so cute, Thanks for sharing at ACR
HUGZ Fleur xxx

Kym's Crafty Cards said...

What a lovely owl love card you have made here which fits perfectly the Sweet Pea Stampers Challenge this fortnight of “Valentine’s day/love”. Thank you for entering and best wishes in the draw. Kym (Sweet Pea Stampers Challenge Blog Design Team Member)

susiestacey said...

Adorable card Debs, love the sweet image.
Thank you for joining the Winter Wonderland 'Digi Days' challenge and good luck x Susan x

MC said...

This is so rich - I love that ribbon! And the embossed background is lovely. Thank you for joining in with us for this challenge! MC at Aud Sentiments and

Donna said...

Fab card, thanks so much for joining us over at Craftitude!
Hugs Donna DT xx

Jennyfer L said...

Cute image and great card! Thank you for playing with Aud Sentiments this week. Good luck!

Jennyfer L said...

Love the sweet image and fab card!
Thanks for joining us over at AudSentiments this week and hope to see you again soon!
Jennyfer, DT
♥ AudSentiments DT ♥
♥ Jennyfer Creates ♥

Scrappy Scatty said...

wow this is lovely
Thank you for joining us this week at Polkadoodles