Saturday, 2 November 2013

A Gem of a Challenge 104, Christmas is Coming

Good Afternoon All, sorry my post is a bit late, I did schedule it but it didn't work for some odd reason, blogger grrr, Anyway I have some exciting News to share, Janet from Pink Gem Designs invited me to join the Design Team, and as you can see I said yes. so this is my first post for Gem of a Challenge. for my card I have used this adorable Bear called Barclay with presents, I have coloured him with my Graph'It markers, fancy oval spellbinder die cut frame the backing paper is also from Pink Gems the set is called Merry and Bright, Memory box die cut snowflake corner ribbon & Bells are from stash.
The prize this week is a choice of 2 Digital Images from the Pink Gems store, to be in with a chance of winning the prize, you need to follow the theme, you Do Not have to Use Pink Gems images to enter but we do love to see them. you have a week to enter, I do hope you will join in with us.
I look forward to seeing what you create.
I would like to enter my card into the following challenges.
http://audsentimentschallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/ Christmas sentiment.
http://myheartpiecesdigitalstampchallenge.blogspot.in/ Anything Christmas.
http://annabellestamps.blogspot.co.uk/ Christmas.
http://scrapping4funchallenges.blogspot.ca/ Christmas/Holiday cards.
Thank you for stopping by, I really appreciate your visit.
Have a wonderful evening.
Kevin xx

74 comments:

Stamps and Paper said...

A really lovely Christmas card Kevin...such a cute image and love the traditional colours

Anne

Monica said...

It is such a cute card... Love the dancing teddy bear.

Berina RGA said...

gr8 news!! congrats Kevin :) very beautiful card.. very festive it is!! love the image u have used..
-Berina
Moxie Craftie

Tieva said...

I love this cute teddy! You created a very traditional but also very cute card! Like the mixture between the traditional christmas colors and the modern picture.
Viele Grüße
Gabi

jimlynn said...

Kevin, congrats on the new DT! Very excited for you!!
CUTE image and a beautiful card. Love the addition of the bells!
Lynn

Silvis Kreativstube said...

Hallo lieber Kevin,

deine Karte ist so zauberhaft gestaltet. Das Motiv ist so wunderschön und die kleinen Details gefallen mir sehr gut. Ganz liebe Grüße silvi

Ustvarjalni utrinki Tamara P. said...

This card is so cute
teddy bear is so sweet
love it
hugs Tamara

Lisa said...

Congrats on your new DT, Kevin!! This card is so adorable!! What a sweet bear!! I love the ribbon and jingle bells!! Love it!! Have a great weekend :)

Lisa
A Mermaid's Crafts

Janet said...

Kevin this is a wonderful card....so bright and Christmassy...your colouring of the image is fab too....welcome to the team! xx

Creations by Shirl said...

Congrats Kevin on your DT spot so well deserved... Your first showcasing is just very beautiful, love the sweet bear and all the Christmasy colours here.....

Debs said...

Fabulous card Kevin - perfectly Chrismassy :o)
Welcome to the team.
Have a wonderful weekend.
Debs xx

Sue said...

Oh wow isn't he so cute.I love your colouring and design.Congratulations on your new DT post x

brenda said...

Still in enforced c&p mode I'm afraid, but still enjoy taking a look at your latest creation.

Hope you have a good weekend.

B x

angelwhispers said...

Well doneKevin on your new DT post and what a great first creation just perfect. Chanelle xx

Nana said...

Adorable. The bear is too cute.
Have a creative day.
Hugs Nana
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As.I.Do.Rodos. said...

Beautiful Christmas card Ginny ☻

Marlene Atkinson said...

This is gorgeous Kevin, congratulations on your new DT post. Marlene

Rita said...

Fabulous card Kevin. My kind of Christmas card. Hugs Rita xx

tilly said...

well done on your new DT ........ a super card to start with, Barclay is coloured beautifully and love the paper
Tilly

Ulrike Ewert said...

Hallo,
eine wunderschöne Karte zeigt du uns da auch deine letzten Werke haben mir sehr gut gefallen,
lg ulrike

Netty said...

congratulations Kev and its a fab card my friend, hugs Annette x

Whisper said...

Aaah what a sweetie and such lovely colours too, luv Sam x

Margo said...

Congrats Kevin, very cool ! I love the pink gem designs ! Your card is just adorable !
HUgs
Margo

chrissy xx said...

Congratulations Kevin!
LOving your '1st' creations..
A sweetie of an image and FABulous colours.
Chrissyxx

Scrapping4funChallenges said...

Love card and Adorable image!
Thank you for your entry at Scrapping4funChallenges.
Have a great weekend!
Rachelle DT
http://scrapping4funchallenges.blogspot.com

Irene said...

Guten Abend Kevin

Ich liebe Bären
einfach wunderschön gestaltet
und auch ganz toll coloriert

LG Irene

Alisonscraftybitzandbobs.blogspot.com said...

Kevin gorgeous card love the sweet image and layout. Congratulations on your DT spot well deserved. Love Alison xx

Doreen said...

This is just gorgeous,love the image. Congrats on your DT post.xxx

Sue said...

So pleased that you have joined the Pink Gem DT Kevin! Your card is gorgeous, you have coloured that cute image so beautifully. I love the design an fabulous detailing too.
Sue xx

Linda Simpson said...

Congratulation Kevin! A gorgeous Christmas card and love the cute image.

Hugs
Linda xxx

Cara Caswell said...

Hugest congrats on your new DT Kevin, and it's such a lovely DT to be a part of, say hi to the girls for me!
Your card is super gorgeous as always!
Hugs xx Cara xx

Crafty Moone Cards said...

So cute Kevin.
Sue x

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Huge congrats and what a gorgeous first card, love the traditional colours.

Christine said...

Hi Kevin what a little beauty you have made with this Bear image..great stepper shape fab colours stunning Début creation, big welcome to the PG team

smiles Christine x

Claire said...

An adorable card hun, love the cute bear and fab layout and colours. Hugs, Claire x

Tammy said...

Congratulations on the new team Kevin! Your first showing is amazing! Love the fold and all the extra embellishments!

Jo said...

Fabulous.....love how you've coloured that sweet bear!
hugs Jo x

Avril Ann said...

Congratulations Kevin, on being a GDT, at Pink Gem, I love their images, and this is a gorgeous card hun xxxx

Lena's Creations said...

Congrats on the new DT. They will be so happy to have you! I love this card, the image is so sweet and the card has a very festive look to it. All the details you add always make your cards extra special!
Lena
xxx
Lena’s Creations

Jackie said...

What a delightful card Kevin, love that green spotty paper :o)
Jackie xx

debby4000 said...

Wonderful cute card Kevin and congrats on your DT place.
luv
Debby

Lozzy T said...

What a gorgeous Christmas card Kevin and Barclays so sweet, love your embellishments. Congratulations on your new DT position to,.Hugs Lozzy xx
thank you for your lovely comments regarding Olli, so relieved now xx

downrightcrafty said...

Super colour combinations on this sweet card Kevin a great design too
hugs Kate xx

julie_woolston said...

Gorgeous card Kevin, love the sweet image and colours.
Hugs Julie xxx

KraftyKoolKat said...

A really cute and awesome card. Love the layout. Congrats on your new DT position.

Enjoy the rest of your weekend.

Hugs
Cathy
xxxx

AndreaBastelmaus said...

Wow Kevin, your Card Looks so sweet. I love it!
Have a nice sunday - hugs Andrea

Bridie Payne said...

Fantastic stepper card, lovin that oval die

Thank you so much for leaving a lovely comment on my blog

Have a Fabulous weekend!

Hugs

Bridie@BGPayne Crafts

America said...

This is totally Adorable.Love your use of dies and that fabulous coloring.

Karon said...

Fabulous card, wonderful colours and love the cute image! TFS

scrappymo! said...

Congratulations on the design team appointment! You will be a great addition to their team!

This is a lovely fold to your card and a beautiful design...coloured perfectly as always, Kevin!
The little bear is adorable!

Anne Temple said...

Congrats on your new team! Love your first project for them. The image is so cute and you've colored him beautifully.

Gibmiss said...

Congrats Kevin
Your cards are always Stunning .... Love your last one to....

Hugs Sylvie xxx

Faye Wynn-Jones said...

What lovely colours Kevin. And you have coloured that cute bear to perfection. Have a fab Sunday x

Donna Mosley said...

A wonderful Chraistmas card Kevin. I love how you've coloured this lil' cutie, it looks amazing. Gorgeous design & details too.

Donna x

Donna Ellis said...

Aw, how beary sweet, Kevin! Love your little details scattered around the bear to make Christmas Magic come alive! I have to know, did you tie that bow? It looks fabulous. I look like a two year old trying to tie her shoes - my fingers are so fumbly LOL Darling card! hugs, de

Ellie said...

Loving your card Kevin, such a darling image and fabulous sketch! Enjoy the rest of your day!

May said...

You have been busy Kevin since my last visit...Gorgeous cards... Love the Green & Red of this one & the sweet bear image....Have a happy week... Hugs May x x

Sue B said...

Ooh Big Congratulations on your new DT Position Kevin - very well deserved!!
Aww Barclay Bear is Very cute! your colouring is fab… I love how you've made him look all furry and cuddly! and I love the card fold and the cheery festive colours. Lots of gorgeous embellishments!!
Hope you are having a nice weekend!
Big hugs
Sue xx

mags said...

This is gorgeous Kevin. Great to have you on the team.
Mags
x

anne said...

A lovely card, perfect colours for Christmas x

Georgia Ehrmann said...

Beautifully colored Barclay image! Happy to see that you said yes to the DT! You will be an asset to them!
Hugs,
Georgia

Gita said...

Congrats on being part of the DT! Love the image and the shaped card. Very sweet Christmas card!!

Billie A said...

Really darling card. I love the image and the coloring. Wonderful design. Thanks for joining us at Aud Sentiments for our Christmas sentiments challenge.

nwilliams6 said...

Christmas is really coming fast and I love this Christmas card Kevin! Wonderful image and embellishments. Great job. Hugz!

Linda Compton said...

You've outdone yourself with this one Kevin. Awesome.

Ellis said...

Lovely christmas card you made! =)
Hugs, Elenor

Clare said...

This is too cute! I love it.

coops said...

so stunning kevin.fab card design and i love the sweet bear :D

xx coops xx

Vicky said...

This is gorgeous Kevin how cute is this bear.

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

sue-b said...

Congrats Kevin and another beautiful card, definitely says Christmas ,
sue-b xx

UTs Hobby Time said...

Nice creation Kevin. Congrats on you r DT position.

Marlene Atkinson said...

Hi Kevin, I'm back with my DT hat on. Thank you for joining us at MY Heart Pieces challenge. Marlene DT

Mayra Duran-Hernandez said...

This is such a beautiful and fun card ! The image is adorable !

Mayra
Mayrasdesigns.blogspot.com

Merry said...

Oh how wonderful, love everything about this card, colours, image, everything.