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Saturday, 3 December 2011

Sugar & Spice & All That's Nice....

Good Morning me lovelies...

Before i tell you about today's card I just wanted to say Thank you for all the lovely comments that was left on my CCCC DT card from yesterday...i really appreciate it!!
I did try to visiting yesterday but connection was playing up & kept timing out so as you can imagine how mad i was yesterday & i did have a few choice words for this computer....but after counting to about 1000 i sort of calmed down...well i did say sort of!! 

Last Saturday i found out i won this challenge award...Woohoo!!
Sorry Pink Gem DT for taking so long to show this but unfortunately but fathom it out to put it on my post but finally managed it today & realised what i was doing wrong....dohhh!! 
What am i like actually don't answer that one LoL
Anyhoo Thanks Pink Gem girls for choosing my card as one of your Top 3...I'm very honoured :D
You will find the card here 

God don't i waffle on...you should tell me you know!!
Righto today's card I'm entering into A Gem Of a Challenge which is a Monochromatic card, not xmas & sentiment.
On this card i made my own background papers using an embossing folder, ink pad & a brayer....just love the effects of this!!
I'll show you so you can see for yourself so here's my card....

Hope you like it!!

Recipe
Papers & card - Brown & white card (stash), Background papers (homemade)
Inks - Promarkers oatmeal, blush, ivory, henna, burnt sienna, cocoa, terracotta, sandstone, caramel, Stampin up Close to cocoa & Creamy caramel ink pad, Black fine liner pen, White gel pen
Tools - Nesties label 10, scalloped & plain circles, Joy Crafts flower die, Cuttlebug Swiss dots & Stylized flower embossing folders, Brayer
Embellishments - Pearls & brads (stash)

Challenge
Thanks for stopping by & for any comments you may leave!!
hugs and xxx
Gemma

21 comments:

CraftyC said...

Beautiful card Gemma. Very cute and love the colours
Clairex

Lisa Jane said...

oh wow this is gorgeous Gemma .. i love the colour combo.. its really pretty
Lisa x

Juls said...

fabulous! love the fabulous sepia look! Hugs Juls

McCrafty's Cards said...

Gorgeous card Gemma, I love your background,the sweet image and the sentiment, congrat on your win.
Kevin xx

Shannin said...

Oh my gosh Gemma this card is gorgeous! I want it! lol. Love the colors and you colored her beautifully. Cant wait to see what you create next.

Hugs
Shannin

Diane's Card Designs said...

Congratulations on your win...Well deserved!
Your card is stunning and such a sweet image coloured perfectly. Love all the detail and colour.
Diane xx

Nikbee said...

A gorgeous card. I love the colour scheme.
Nikki x

Donna Mosley said...

WOW!!!!!!! Gemma, this is so amazing hun. I love the gorgeous image, which you've coloured perfectly. The embossed background is amazing!

Donna x

Lori said...

OMGOSH! How cute is this!! Thanks for joining us at 4 Crafty Chicks this week :)

Susan Flynn said...

Congratulations Gemma, truly deserved your cards are always amazing! Love this one and how you have embossed and brayered the background papers x

coops said...

so stunning gemma.i love the sweet image and fantastic sepia colours and design :D

xx coops xx

craftymum said...

A superb card Gemma.I love the Sepia look it has. Thank you for joining us at Hotshot Craft for our first ever challenge.

I hope you will join us again

Hugs sarah x

GoonerGirl said...

Gorgeous card I love the colour.. Chris xx

craftyeyes said...

beautiful card Gemma love the colouring and layout xx ps welldone on winning pink gem challenge x

Lee said...

Hiya hun.I don't know why but been having probs getting on yer blog.
Anyway,this card is Truly STUNNING in every way,LOVE the colour combo too.Hugs xxx

Leanne said...

Nicely done thanks for playing our challenge at 4 Crafty Chicks!

Rebekah said...

Hi Gem this is one of my first Chloes and i still love her! Thanks so much for joining in at a gem of a challenge for our mono theme I love your browns and thank also for playing at creative card crew and Divas hugs rebekah xx

Mandy said...

Gorgeous card Gemma.I love the background papers you've made their fabulous....Thanks for joining in with us at A Gem of a Challenge.
Mandy x

Christine said...

WOW Gemma you have made a stunning sweet creation with this gorg PG image..great take on the "Monochromatic" chall theme.


thanks for sharing with us at A Gem of a chall this wk

smiles Christine x

Janet said...

Oh wow Gemma this is stunning!! Well done! xx

Anita said...

This is such a gorgeous card. Thanks for joining the Divas challenge.

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