Saturday, 18 August 2012

A Gem of a Challenge - teddies or animals

Hello :o)  Sorry I've been a bit quiet over the last couple of days - it's a bit tricky fitting everything in during the school hols.  Last summer the holidays were a nightmare - the boys did nothing but squabble and I couldn't wait to get them back to school and nursery!  I'm really enjoying my time with them this summer though, they're getting on well and we're having lots of fun... I'll miss them in September when the hols are over - and Dex will be starting full time school too, eek!

Anyway, that's quite enough waffling from me!...  Our new theme at A Gem of a Challenge is 'teddies or animals' and the prize is 4 Pink Gem Designs digi images of the winner's choice.



I've used the super cute Josh with Puppy, and coloured him with promarkers and flexmarkers.  I made another circle card using my large Go Kreate dies again, makes a nice change from my usual squares!  The papers are from the gorgeous Echo Park Summer Days pad, the sentiment is from the Birthday Numbers stamp set from Pink Gem Designs and I added a Memory Box banner, with some little dots punched from the papers.

I'm entering my card for the following challenges:

Have you seen the new Gems of Inspiration blog?  The DT will be posting regularly with our Pink Gem Designs makes to hopefully inspire you, and there are some fab stamps to be won at the moment - be quick though, because the candy draw closes on Monday!

Hope you're all having a lovely weekend so far :o)

50 comments:

Tracey T said...

What a great card for a boy! Love the shape and your colouring is fab. xx

Lorraine said...

Gorgeous card Lisa. I love your design and the image. Your colouring amazes me every time! - love it!
Lorraine x

Denise and Louise said...

Love this card Lisa. That little boy and his dog are so cute and the shape is brilliant - am really into round cards at the moment!!
Hugs
Denise xx

Lizzy said...

Fabulous card Lisa love the shape.. beautifully coloured image too..love it!

xx Hugs Lizzy xx :)

jo said...

Fabby card, Lisa, awesome colouring and love your papers, too! Hope you have a lovely weekend!
Hugs Jo x

carol said...

Hi Lisa...i love your shaped card, fab detail and colouring, thanks for joining in with CRAFTY CATZ this week, x carol

rosie said...

gorgeous card Lisa. stunning colouring in as always x

heidy said...

What a great card for a little boy Lisa,gorgeous coloring too!!
XXX Heidy

emma mitchell said...

Oh wow what a stunning card love this image and I'm blown away by your colouring (It's Amazing ).Love the design and paper too .
Hugs Emma xx

sue - bearhouse said...

WOW! This is stunning Lisa. I adore that image, your colouring is beautiful and the colours and layout are wonderful.
I know how you feel about the children going back to school, I really don't like it when mine go back and I miss having them at home with me.
I hope you have a good weekend
Hugs Sue

Alyce said...

Sounds like you have been having a fun time! :) Love your cute card...how adorable is that image and you have coloured it up wonderfully! Beautiful shading:) Love the gorgeous layout too :D

Janette said...

Awww Lisa, so nice to hear your enjoying the hols, makes a change I can tell ya...lol....
Love your sweet little card, so cute and fab colouring.xx

Sheena said...

Such a cute card! Love it!

Sheena
xxx

Claire said...

This is a fabulous card - perfect for any little boy. Great shape too. Thanks for playing along with MAWTT this fortnight. Hugs, Claire x

tilly's crafts said...

fantastic card Lisa and love that cute image! every boy should have a dog!
Kim x

Creations by Shirl said...

Love your colouring lisa... Cute round card!

Juls said...

Hi Lisa

I have been M.I.A in blogland recently, and now doing a major catch up to see how everyone is getting on, hopefully life is settling into a more normal rountine now&I can get back to visiting more regularly again. I have loved having a good look round your blog to check out all I have missed,Love you variety of styles truley inspirational work!! Hugs Juls

Caz said...

Aww, this is sooo cute Lisa. Love the image, papers and layout.
Hugs
Caz x

Pia S said...

What a sweet little guy! Lovely and colorful, great card for a young boy!

Sally said...

Great card Lisa, love the image so cute.
Glad you are having a good holiday.
Hugs Sally xxx

Liz's creative corner said...

Aw Lisa this is fabulous hun, gorgeous colouring and love the image, hope the weather has been nice today it went gorgeous here lol, hugs Liz xx

Jill said...

gorgeous creation hun thanks for joining us at PTW hugs Jill xx

rachel said...

fab card - and I know what you mean about the holidays - it really is tricky sometimes - my youngest goes to school this year too - and my eldest goes into year 2. So I hear you!!!! xx

Elaine said...

Lisa this is fabulous Your colouring is gorgeous on this image well done , have fun with the children , they grow up so quickly. Take care Hugs Elaine

Vicky said...

Hey there my sweetie love love love this awesome card love the shape & love the image & love.......EVERYTHING!!!!!
Enjoy your weekend shug.

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

*Vicki* said...

AWW!! How precious!! I adore your image and your layout design!! HUGS! :)

Wendy said...

Adorable and so gorgeous Lisa, fabulous colouring.
Wendy xx

Craftdee said...

Love this! I love the layout, papers and the beautifully coloured, cute image... and there's spots on your "3", so not cheating at all, lol. Donna xx

Kelly Schelske said...

Love this Lisa! Such fabulous coloring, what a great card!

Jackie said...

A delightful image and a fantastic card, love the colouring :o)
Jackie xx

Christine L said...

Hi Lisa

Fabbie card... love the shape, the image, the number, the layout... in fact everything about it!!

Big hugs
Christine x

Anneke said...

Lovely card!! hugs anneke

Violets Corner said...

Aww, such a sweet image, the card is fantastic!

Warm hugs
Maarit

Jenny said...

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Sue said...

Oh Wow! this is fab Lisa! what a sweet image and you've coloured it to perfection! Love the whole shape and layout.. the papers and bunting are gorgeous!
Thanks for joining us at MAWTT and Good Luck in the Challenge!
Hugs Sue xx

Lisa Carroll said...

This is adorable! Love that sweet bunting, and your coloring is amazing. :) Thanks for playing along in the Animal Antics challenge over at the Simon Says Stamp challenge blog! xx

Ira Huberts said...

Oh this is adorable Lisa, a perfectly sweet boy's card with great colours and so wonderfully coloured, too. Too cute! Ira x
irascreacorner.blogspot.com

Katina said...

Love this Lisa! An absolutely perfect creation.
xx

Marianne's Craftroom said...

This is adorable, love the bright colours and fab colouring.

Victoria said...

What beautiful colours in this card! A really fab and cheerful one.

Aileen said...

Cute card Lisa. Love the bold colours. x

coldwaters2 said...

Awwww this is both cute and adorable Lisa I love that image also the card shape a super card.
hugs
Lorraine x

Aunty Sue said...

wow loving this cute image and your colouring is perfect, thanks for sharing at CRAFTY CATZ with our animal theme

Lou said...

Hi! love this soooo much,gorgeous image and perfect colouring- love your design too :)))
hugs Lou.xx

Mickaela Vildljung said...

What a fantastic card! The coloring is just wonderful, so striking, especially the boots! And the round card is just so nice, I can't decide what is so amazing but i just love it!

Love Mickaela

Bea und Doreen said...

such a super cute card and fab colours as well.
Big hugs
Doreen xx

tilly's crafts said...

hi back again with a dt hat on! fantastic card! Thanks for joining us this week at CraftyCatz. Kim x

Janet said...

This is fabulous Lisa. I love the shape and colours you have used and your colouring of little Josh is amazing! x

Mau xx said...

Hi Lisa, Glad you are enjoying the Summer hols. Thats what matters, its family time :)and with all the health worries this year, your boys will have enjoyed their school hols.
Love the card, your colouring is Gorgeous! and love the shape and detail on it.
Thanks for sharing with us at MAWTT too.
Hugs Mau xx

Judith said...

I love this! - so cute and beautifully coloured x