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Wednesday, 26 January 2011

Sketch Saturday # 139, A Gem of a Challenge # 13 and Totally Gorjuss # 64

Thought I would take a little time this morning and make a card. My little niece Eva is three in March, so thought I would make her a birthday card.  She watches angelina ballerina and this image should be perfect for her. 

Have been busy the last few days getting everything finalized for the assessors. Finally got it all posted this morning and e-mailed as well.  Shop still not opened but might be allowed to start painting our new premises by the end of the week, so hopefully will get opened shortly, otherwise we will have lost all our customers

I am entering my card into three challenges this time:-

Sketch Saturday # 139 - Follow Sketch
A Gem of a Challenge # 13 - Debby's theme - Ribbon and Lace
Totally Gorjuss # 64 - Hot hot hot - Use hot colours

Have used ribbon and raffia lace (which I won on Bev's candy) and thought pink and orange were nice hot colours. Hopefully it will suit these challenges.

Cardblank - Craftwork Cards
Cardstock and Patterned Papers - Doodlebug
Image (Melly's candy) - LOTV
Coloured with Distress Inks
Gems - Mei flower
Ribbon from stash
Raffia Lace - Bev's Candy - Paper Cellar
Sentiment - Molly Blooms (free with magazine)
Sissix - Cherish Alphabet

Had tried using my circle cutter again but it just seems to tear the paper and the circles don't cut properly.  Going to give it a miss from now on and maybe get a few more Nestabilites.  Was surprised when these two fitted perfectly together. 

Thanks for popping by, hope everyone is well and getting a little bit of craft time.  Any comments are very much appreciated.


Time-To-Share said...

Hi Donna, gorgeous card - i'm sure your niece will just love it. It's such a cute image and lovely papers and layout! Hope you get the shop open soon. Luv Trish x

Melly said...

hey Donna
Gorjuss card! Your wee niece will just love it! I love it hee! that image is super cute and LOVE the papers! May need them as well! You always use papers I want hee!
Glad to hear things are moving forward with the shop and hopefully things will start moving before the end of the week! If i was closer i would help with the painting hee! Chin up and fingers crossed!
Hugs melly xxx

*mieke* said...

What a beautiful card and a very nice inside!
Success with the challenges
Love from the Netherlands Mieke ...

Lou said...

Hi! Donna this is so lovely for your little niece,just luv too the pink and orange together!!
Very special card...
Hope you are having a nice week :)
hugs Lou.xxxx

dolcreations said...

This is way too cute! I absolutely love how you did the inside too! I am such a lover of finishing the insides of cards, but find I never have alot of time! The colours you have used are such a pretty reminder that spring will come soon!

debby4000 said...

Wonderful sweet card Donna.

craftymum said...

Great " hot" card
Thank you for joining us at TG this week
hugs sarah x

Katie said...

Very sweet card, love the colors!
Thanks for playing in A Gem Of A Challenge :)

Katina said...

Aww, just perfect Donna! Good news about the shop! xxx

Mary J said...

Gorgeous! Lovin the hot hot colours! Thx for sharing with us at Totally Gorjuss honey!

Mary J xxx

Kezzy said...

Your card is lovely, I really love the colour combination. I really hope that the shop is sorted soon for you. I'm sure your customers especially crafters will support you by coming back when your open.

Leonie said...

What a cute card!! Love the image!

Thank you for joining us at Sketch Saturday, hope to see you again!

Leonie xx

Kat said...

Love that cute image and your hot colours are just perfect for our challenge. Thanks for joining us at TG this week.

Kat x

xxxtglxxx said...

Ooooh! I love the gingerpink candy stripes on this card. Perfect for a little girl :) Gorgeous image, and a fab layout.

Im sure many of your loyal customers will be really keen to see the shop re-open and I wish you loads of luck. :)