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Saturday, 6 August 2011

CES Challenges 48...Water It!


This week seems to have flown by and I haven't done half the things I should have done...the intense heat on Tuesday & Wednesday put paid to any crafting...it was so hot upstairs it would have been madness to stay up there...even sleeping was difficult...I hope it stays a bit cooler so that I can get crafty this weekend...I've got some scrummy new papers to play with!

We have a lovely new challenge for you over at CES Challenges today...WATER IT...basically anything to do with water...sea...rain etc. My fab teamie Caroline has chosen the theme and if you need any inspirational ideas pop on over to the challenge blog to check out the DT cards...they are pretty cool and all so very different!

I finally broke out my glossy accents and used them on the sunglasses of this cute couple....the pic hasn't really picked it up that well but in real life they are really shiny!

Emma is offering a fab £10 gift certificate to spend online at her store Crafty Emma's and don't forget that she currently has a huge sale on with up to 80% off some products!

There is also still time to enter Emma's birthday candy...the draw runs until Saturday 13th August and will close at 10am with the winner being announced shortly after...click
here to enter.

I'm entering my card into the following challenges...
Stampin' for the Weekend...Spots & Dots
Ellephantastic Challenge...Add Some Layers
Totally Papercrafts Challenge...Holidays

Digital Image : Digi Stamp Boutique (July Freebie...Molly & Tom)
Design Papers :
Echo Park (Dots & Stripes Candy Shoppe)
Scalloped 6"x6" White Card Base :
Crafty Emma's Store
Card Stock : SU! (Tempting Turquoise)
Colouring Medium :
Promarkers & Smooth White Card
Embellishments : Button from
Crafty Emma's Store
Sentiment :
Scrap-a-licious Times

26 comments:

Sue said...

Hi hun
aww adorable card, luv the image, the torn edges look brill lovely papers & design, bit cooler 2day hun, have lovely weekend, sue,x

Janette said...

Lovely cute card Donna, i like the colour combo you have used, the image is cute makes you smile when you first see it. Janette

Donna Mosley said...

Very cute card Donna, love the gorgeous little swimmers. Fab colours and the waves you've created look amazing. Love it!

Donna x

Joey said...

oh what a fun image, love your colouring and love those torn waves, gorgeous card hun. Joey x

Keep It Sweet and Simple said...

What a super cute card. Love your 'waves', they look fab.
Caroline xxx

Faye said...

This is soooooooo cute. I luuuurve the torn paper/ water effect. :)
xxx

Catherine said...

WOW ! I adore your card Donna ! Love the papers and the torn edges for the waves is such a fantastic idea ! Cute image too ! Love the sentiment... Have a great week-end my friend ! Hugs and love from Catherine

Suzie McFloozy said...

Donna this is gorgeous - I love how clean your cards always look x
The torn waves are just great and I adore these papers x
Thanks for playing along at stampin' for the weekend x
((hugs)) Suzie xoxo

Lynsey said...

Hi Donna, what a great summery card!
Have a great weekend.
hugs Lynsey x

Wishcraft said...

Fab card Donna! Great colours and love your torn paper waves. Ooh and you risked the glossy accents, well done ;o) Lisa x

coops said...

fabulous card donna.the fun image is great and i love your colours and torn edges :D

xx coops xx

sari said...

What a lovely & cute card Donna! Love the cute details and soft colors! Sounds like you havae had the same hot,hot,hot weather that we have been having...But fortunatly it's cooling down a bit... Like you said...it's a pain in thebutt to sleep...But now...alls good! HAve a great day sweetie! Hugs & Sunshine!

darcy48 said...

Hi Donna love the card the image is so cute and love the colour combo. Arlinex

louise said...

Ho Donna fab card love the torn edges,know what you mean about being too hot earlier in the week it is hard to craft in heat.
Hugs Louise xx

Joanne Gilch said...

Wonderful, 'water full' image! so cute!!!!

Joanne Gilch said...

OOOOPS!!! for got to add...thank you so much for thinking about Ellephantastic's challenge and adding the layers to your creation!

Sheena said...

Great waves Donna! The image is super cute as well, Sheena xx

karen said...

Gorgeous Donna, love the papers such a fab colour combo, cute image too! Karenxx

Julie said...

Hi Donna - fabulous card! Love the layout and great papers - love the torn layers for the sun and beach!! All round perfect! I've been off work this week and have hardly done anything I meant to - sometimes it's nice just to chill!! Hugs, Juliexx

Maria Matter said...

Love this Donna! I'll agree with Sue, those torn edges are brilliant!!! Fits the design perfectly!
Hope the temps cool down for you!
hugs & blessings

Marion said...

Hi Donna,
Super fun card. Love it.
hugs
Marion

Jill said...

What a great card, just love everything about it! Thanks for joining in at Ellephantastic this month. Jill

Jennifer said...

This is BRILLIANT Donna! Love the paper water...genius xx Jenny xx

Thistleblue said...

Morning Donna, very sweet card, love all your layers and the wave effect on the torn paper is fab! Perfect for our challenge. Thanks for taking part with Ellephantastic this month!

hugs
Michelle
Elle DT
xx

Ellephantastic said...

Great layers!
What a lovely card. Thank you for joining us this month.
Hugs Helen x

Keep It Sweet and Simple said...

Hi Donna, me again! You know I love your card and thanks for joining our 'holidays' challenge at Totally Papercrafts this week.
Caroline xxx