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Saturday, 16 April 2011

CES Challenge # 32...Sketch


Wow what a busy week....juggling school hols...work and of course the major event of the week...Sophie's birthday. Thank you to everyone who left birthday wishes for her...she was chuffed to bits when she read them all! The major downer of the week is that the Kindle we bought Sophie for her birthday went kaput after only a few hours reading time...the detail on the screen was completely unreadable but all credit to Amazon for their swift response and a new Kindle arrived yesterday morning!

I've had no time to craft this week so its just as well I was organised and had made my DT card early for CES Challenges...my gorgeous teamie Sue has designed a SKETCH for this weeks challenge and I have to say I thoroughly enjoyed following this one...the different shapes and unique layout really made me think about my card...pop over to CES for more fab inspirational cards from the rest of my DT buddies...and thanks to Sue for such a fab sketch!

The lucky winner this week will recieve a £10 gift voucher to deduct off any order placed in Crafty Emma's Store (P&P not included)....I hope you'll be able to come and join in the fun with us this week!



Digital Image: Digi Stamp Boutique (James Fishing)
Design Papers: Crafty Emmas Store (Up Up & Away Paper Pack)
Colouring Medium: Promarkers
Card Stock: SU! (Brocade Blue)
Embellishments: Buttons & Twine from my craft stash
Tools: Cricut Expression & Circular Punch
Circular Sentiment: Craftwork Cards

19 comments:

sari said...

What a lovely card in such gorgeous colors and fabby layout!Sounds like you really have had a busy week! here the holidays just started...So all my kids have the next week off! The sun is starting to warm up & spring is truly in the air! A little question Donna, i'm planning to take my girls to vivist London pretty soon, do you have any tips of where is good to stay, some nice B&B, not too expensive and near the Primemark?

Catherine said...

Another gorgeous card Donna ! I love this image (love the size of the fish !!!) and I must try this layout, it's great ! So pleased that Sophie didn't have to wait too long for her new Kindle ! Lots of hugs and love from Catherine

Faye said...

Hope your week will not be so manic next week, but I suspect I know the answer already! This is indeedy a faberoony card, I love how you've used the skecth and all your details. Have a great weekend. xxx

Riet said...

Beautiful card Donna,I love the image and the colours.
So gorgeous papers.

Hugs Riet.xx

Sue said...

Hi ya hun
glad you got the kindle sorted, i luv mine, never read so many books! Great image & colouring, lovely papers, glad ya liked the sketch, have lovely weekend, sue,x

Marion said...

Hi Donna, Fabulous card hun and super image. Love your colouring and fabby papers. This is a great sketch and I can see lots of possibilities with this one.
hugs
Marion

Vicky said...

I love it Donna!...fantastic image and loving your wee buttons too..just perfect hun..

hugs Vicky xx

Wishcraft said...

Super cute card Donna :o) I love these papers, one of my fave pads at the moment. Love this image and your fab star buttons too. I'm jealous of Sophie's Kindle - I want one! Glad they got it sorted quickly for her. Lisa x

Pops x said...

Hey sweetie, this is just gorgeous, love the colours that you have used, FAB big hugs pops x x x

Debs said...

Fab card Donna - love your colouring and the star buttons are just the perfect touch!
Enjoy the rest of the weekend.
Debs xx

Rosietoes said...

These First Edition papers are fast becoming my favourites. Love the sketch and the way you have interpreted it.

Edna x

Maria Matter said...

Hiya Donna!
Glad the kindle trouble has been taken care of, all the best to Sophie!!

Gorgeous card, love this whimsical image!!! And your coloring is fab!!
hugs & blessings!

Lisa said...

Hi Donna, Fab card! I love the papers and layout. Glad Sophie's replacement Kindle has arrived :-)

Lisa x

Suzie Q said...

Fantastico and look the papers even look like waves!!
great sketch may have to try this onex
a kindle eh thats one smart present hope she had a lovely dayx
hugs
suzie qx

Sudha - Art Admirer said...

Wow, its so pretty.

Sheena said...

Love the soft colours you have used for this fab card! Sheena xx

Molecraft said...

Fab card, love the colours and glad Sophie enjoyed her birthday!
Helen x

Mandy said...

So pleased to hear Sophie got her Kindle sorted and had a fab birthday.

Love this card Donna, another fabulous image and great detail!

Mandy
xx

Julie said...

Super card, Donna - your colouring is perfect! Love your papers too - yum!! Juliexx