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Saturday, 26 January 2013

A Gem of a Challenge #64...Holidays


Morning you lovely lot, from a very sunny Hertfordshire. I'm pleased to report that we didn't get even a smidging of the threatened snow fall last night which is just as well as I had my car cleaned yesterday and it's as clean and sparkly as a new pin.

It is with some sadness I am posting my last card as a member of the A Gem of a Challenge design team. It's been amazing working with Janet's digis but I just feel the time is right to move on and although I'll miss working with the girls, as they are a lovely lot, but at least I can still stalk their blogs!

I don't think I was popular with the girls with the theme I chose this week... HOLIDAYS! Everyone struggled with this one but to clarify it can be, Summer Holidays, Winter Holidays (Christmas), Easter Holidays or indeed any other holidays you can think of. I chose to run with an Easter Holiday theme and you'll just need to make sure you tell us in your own post what Holiday theme you have followed with your project.

I'm entering my card in to the following challenge...
Crafty Catz #167...Cute as a Button (ends 31/1/13)

Digital Image: Pink Gem (With Love Chicks)
Digital Design Papers: Echo Park (Candy Shoppe)
Colouring Medium: Smooth White Card and Promarkers (Grass & Sky)
Card Stock: SU! (Tempting Turquoise)
Embellishments: Ribbon, Lace, Buttnos & Twine from my craft stash
Tools: Quickutz Corner Die
Sentiment: Created on the Computer

24 comments:

Jacqui's little piece of England said...

This is lovely Donna love that cute image and the colours are so sunshiney (I know its not a real word but I like it) :)
jacqui x

Catherine said...

Your card is so adorable Donna ! I love the paper piecing ! Cute ! And the image is so sweet ! Great layout too ! Enjoy your week-end Sweetie ! Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

Donna Ellis said...

Hi, Donna! Your sweet Easter card makes me sigh with a big smile. Gorgeous colors, a wonderful sketch/layout, and wonderful embellies! These little "love chicks" are perfect for Easter or Valentine's! Pure delight! Thanks for inspiring me today. I've pinned your darling card. hugs, de

Sue - bearhouse said...

This is wonderful Donna. I love the cute image and the colours and layout are fabulous.
I'm going to miss you at Pink Gem but I'll still be following your wonderful blog!
I hope you enjoy the rest of the weekend
Hugs Sue

Mandy said...

how cute are these guys! Hope you're managing to keep safe and warm. Snow here is finally melting thank goodness. The walks to school and back have been very interesting especially when it turned to ice!

xx

Vicky said...

So very cute hun...:o)

big hugs Vicky xx

Debs said...

What a cutie Donna - fab LO and perfect DP's
Wish you were staying on the DT :o(
It would be great to 'work' together.
Enjoy the rest of the weekend.
Debs xx

Donna Mosley said...

Beautiful card Donna, love the design and gorgeous colour combo.

Donna x

Lynsey said...

This is such a fun card Donna!
Hugs Lynsey x

catherine said...

This is such a fantastic card Donna and I love the image and the choice of holiday. Just super. I'm sure the team will miss you greatly and your brilliant crafting talent.
We had more snow last night and woke up to a fresh 3-4 inches again. (raining now!!!)
x catherine

Desire Fourie said...

Absolutely adorable Donna. So love your gorgeous colouring and design.
Hugs Desíre {Doing Life}

karen said...

Awwww I actually said it, how adorable, a gorgeous card Donna, such lovely fresh colours, hugs, Karenxx

coops said...

so adorable.i love your spring colours and design and really gorgeous chicks :D

xx coops xx

Molecraft said...

Fabulous Donna, so cute and gorgeous colours!
Helen x

*Vicki* said...

AW!! Donna, this is really lovely my dear!! Such sweet images and gorgeous card design! HUGS :)

Faye said...

I am sure you will be hugely missed at Pink Gem. I think your challenge is a nice easy one and you've done a really tweet job with it. This card actually made me smile. Not to be sniffed at on a Monday morning! Have a great week. X

Mad Moose said...

Super cute card and I love the layout. Thanks for joining us at crafty catz this week. Naomi x

Dora said...

Donna, this is so so cute, love the blue and yellow together, so pretty xxx

CRAZYCRAFTSHED said...

Gorgeous and beautiful card Donna thank you for joining us this week at CraftyCatz
Hugs Dianne xx

Keep It Sweet and Simple said...

Hi Donna, hope you're well.
We still have the remains of the snow here, but at least the road is now passable!
Cute, cute card. Love the layout with the lace and banner.
Caroline xxx

Wishcraft said...

This is so cute Donna! Love the image, gorgeous papers and layout too :o) Hugs, Lisa x

Sheri (a.k.a PaperCrafty) said...

Super cute Easter card, Donna! Love the fun chic image and lace trim!

Janet said...

Beautiful work Donna and we are sorry to loose you! xx

Pam Sparks said...

super cute coloring and designing Donna! TFS!