Thursday, 8 October 2009

Whiff of Joy Challenge card

Hi all,

I made this for the Whiff of Joy challenge, there is some great prizes this week, but only 3 days left to enter, so i thought i best hurry up and get my card done.

The image is the WOJ fall stamp and the papers are K&CO and DCWV. The flowers are by prima.

Thanks for taking the time to look.

Gemma x

Saturday, 3 October 2009

Busy week, but Have Made This

Hi Everyone,

I'm feeling christmasy this week, and so it seems does some of the challenges. I made this card to enter in to 2 challenges. The first is A Spoonful of Sugar, where the theme is christmas

And the second is for Simon Says Challenge, with the colour theme od red and green

The image if from Pink Gem Designs, and coloured with copics. The papers are from papermania and Dovecraft.

Also i have good news, i won some blog candy over at Judes Blog, craft international, Thanks so so much, and keep you eyes peeled for my guest DT card next week ( I Think) for Copic Colour Challenge.

Thanks all

Gemma x

Friday, 25 September 2009

Funky Flowers

Hi all,

It been chaotic my end, been back to uni so trying to fit everything in is a nightmare, anyway i managed to get some crafting done, Whoop Whoop.

I made this for Anyone for anya, where the theme is Funky flowers.

Anya is stamped and coloured with copics. The papers are Basic Grey and the flowers are Prima. The ribbon is Mira Road.

Thanks for looking and have a great weekend.

Gemma x

Monday, 21 September 2009

1 Card 3 Challenges

Hi all,

I've had an afternoon off so i came up with this creation. I thought i'd enter it in 3 challenges. I've used the sketch over at Creative inspirations
Stamp something's challenge is using you fav colours or papers, i've used Laura Ashley and Papermania papers, which i love, and i'm also partial to the colour blue. and lastly Charisma Cards has a flower theme, and i've included loads of those.
The image is coloured with my Copics and the flowers are from my stash.
Have a good week
Gemma xx

Thursday, 17 September 2009

Jude's Candy

Here is a pic of Jude's fab candy, but be quick it ends today, keep checking her blog, as she's been giving away some great candy.
Have a great day all
Gemma x

Sunday, 13 September 2009

WOJ Card

Morning peeps,

Hope you are all having a great weekend, i'm off work, so getting lots of crafting done, yippee. The 1st card today is for Whiff of joy challenge, a colour challenge using Teal and Orange (Sorry about the photo, new laptop and i'm still getting used to it)

The image is coloured with promarkers and mounted on cor'dinations the backing paper is DCWV. Flowers are prima. I'm also entering this in to Stamp Somethings challenge- a project using you fav embellishment mine are my blooms.

I'll post some more cards later.

Gemma x

Saturday, 12 September 2009

The Crafty Pad Challenge

Hi all,

Over at the crafty pad it was a sketch, and this was my take on it.

Anya is coloured with copics and mounted on basic grey papers. The flowers and gems are from my stash.

Have a great weekend

Gemma x

Thursday, 10 September 2009

Cute Daisy May

I made this for the Daisy May challenge pink and ....
The papers are DCWV and the snow flake is prima. The image is coloured with copics.
Thanks for looking x

10th September..

I made this today for a friend, who needed a card for their niece. I thought i'd enter it into a couple of challenges. The first is Anyone for Anya
The theme was buttons, brads and bows, so i added these on my card. The second is Stamp Something
Where you have to use your favourite stamp, this is mine at the mo. She is coloured with Copics, The papers are papermania, flowers are prima, and ribbon and buttons are from my stash.
Gemma xx

Saturday, 5 September 2009

Another card

This card again, i made for 2 challenges, they are Crafty creations challenges

This was to use 3 or more papers. The other is for Tuesday Taggers Where buttons and bows were to be used. The goodies this week are from CRAFT EMPORIUM. Here is the link to their fab site, packed full of goodies

The image is Sarah Kay, coloured with promarkers, the papers are Basic Grey, DCWV, and other from stash. The buttons are papermania, Bows are from my stash and flowers are prima, and punched from the spare bits of backing papers.

Thanks for looking, its really appreciated.

Gemma x

Todays Efforts....

Hi hope everyone is haveing a good weekend? I made this card earlier, and i thought i'd enter it into a couple challenges. The first is an inspirational challenge over at Basic Grey

I thought this image was perfect, and the colours of the papers complimented it.

The second is for inky impressions where the challange is a birthday card.

The image is a digi download from inky impressions, the papers are Basic Grey, the flowers are Petaloo and the ribbon is from my stash.

I'll be posting more cards later

Gemma x

Friday, 4 September 2009

4x4 Fat Page

I got these cute stamps yesterday free with card making & papercraft mag, so i was having a play. I made this 4x4 fat page, and went with a christmas theme. I'm going to enter CRAFT challenges with it, as the theme this week is anything but a card.

I coloured the image with my trusted Promarkers, the papers are DoveCraft (I think) and the ribbon is from my stash.

Have a good weekend, off to work now.

Hugs Gemma x

Thursday, 27 August 2009

1 Card 3 Challenges

Hi all,

Well i'm back from my hols and have started a new job, only taken me 6 months lol. So i'm now compiling a wish list of new crafting goodies when the wages come through lol. I made this card today which i'm entering into 3 challenges. The first is Any one for Anya The theme is sugar and spice so i thought a girly card was in order.

The second is Passion for promarkers, where the colour challenge is purple, the image is coloured with my promarkers.

and lastly the third is die cut dreams where hearts and flowers needed to be included on the card.
The papers are dovecraft, flowers are prima and embellishments are from my stash.
Have a good day
Gemma x

Monday, 17 August 2009

Rose and Cocoa

Hi all,

Hope everyone had a great weekend. Today i made this card which i'll enter into 2 challenges. The first is Passion for Promarkers This is a colour challenge using rose and cocoa. The second is for I Love Promarkers: This was a sketch using any colours, so i thought i'd combine them. Anya is stamped and coloured with Promarkers (of course) and then mlunted on Laura Ashley paper. The backing papers and Basic Grey, the ribbon is DCWV and the flowers are from my stash.

Thanks for looking, and welcome to Sarah and Maxine, the newest followers to my blog.

Gemma x

Friday, 14 August 2009

Today's efforts

I made this today which i'm going to enter into 2 challenges The first is Copic Colour Challange

Where 3 colours Cardinal, Blue green and Olive needed to be used, so i coloured Anya with them and matched the papers in with the colours. The flowers are all Prima.

The Second is moving along with the time which is a sketch challenge with a teenage theme, i think the card fits the bill.

I appologize for the second photo my computer is playing up again.
Gemma x

Tuesday, 11 August 2009

OCC Challenge

over at OCC there as an inspirational challenge. This is my take on it, and i've come up with a harvest themed atc.

Gemma xx

1 Card 2 Challenges

Well i've been crafting to make myself feel better. This is what i've come up with.

Anya is stamped and coloured with promarkers. The papers are from Smirk and my stash. The flowers are from mt stash also and i've made a little charm that's hanging from the flower. The buttons are Papermania. and the ribbon is Maya Road.
The 1st challenge is over at CRAFT. A recipe card with 2 buttons, 2 squares and 3 papers.
The 2nd is for Stamp something where the challenge is charms.
I'm loving all the great challenges on the different blogs, it makes a welcomed break from all the studying lol.
Have a good afternoon xxxx

A Challenge Card


I hope you are all well, i'm suffering with the dreaded lurgy have been home for 2 days now. Anyway enough of me rambling on. I made this card for the Chrisma Cards challenge

It is a sketch, this week.
I've used Daisy and Dandelion decoupage and papers and Laura ashley Papers. Buttons are from my stash.
Take care Gemma x

Sunday, 9 August 2009

Another Card Another Challenge

I've made this for the Stampin' for the Weekend challenge.

This again is a sketch.

Sarah is coloured with copics.

The papers are The English Paper Co and the flowers, yet again, are by Prima.

The Crafty Pad Challenge

Hi all,

Hope everyone's weekend has gone well?

The crafty pad has a sketch challenge this week so i've decorated a notebook, as my new shopping list notepad.

I've stamped Anya and coloured her with promarkers. The papers are daisy and dandelion and DCWV, and the sentiment is from my stash.

Thursday, 6 August 2009

Floral Card

Hi all,

I've made this today, and thought i'd enter it into a couple of challenges. The first is a spoon full of sugar, where the theme is flowers

And the second is for Tuesday Taggers where the theme is again flowers.

I've stamped Miss Anya (my new toy this week lol) and coloured her with promarkers. This is them matted and layed on cordinating card. The backing papers are from Trimcraft and also have flowers on. The Flowers are prima, brads by Dovecraft and The buttons are by Papermania. I'll be uploading more tomorrow, if i haven't washed away from all the rain lol.

Gemma x

Wednesday, 5 August 2009

1 Card 2 Challenges

I've made this for 2 challenges.

The first is I love Promarkers Challenge

The second is Die cut Dreams where the theme is fashion frenzy

The backing papers are from my stash, the image is from charmed cards and crafts, coloured with promarkers, and the flowers are Prima. The quote is from my stash, i've been waiting for the right card to use it on.

Gemma x

Ist christmas card

Morning all,

hope everyone's week is going well so far? I've made this card for the Cute Daisy May challenge. The theme is christmas, so this is my first for 2009.
I've used a CDM digi stamp, coloured with promarkers and the backing papers are by Dovecraft. The flowers are from Prima.
Gemma x

Monday, 3 August 2009

First Award

Morning all, hope the sun is shining where you are. I'm very excited to announce i've had my first aword from the Lovely Cheryl- Thanks so much.

If i'm right i have to pass this on to another 5 people and say 5 things i like to do. They are:

Riding my horse


Shopping- for anything lol

Spending time with my friends

Playing with my cat scampy

The 5 people i'd like to pass this to are

1. Cheryl

2 Rozzy


4 Sandra

5 Jude.

Please take this from me, with love, all your work is fantastic.

Gemma x

Sunday, 2 August 2009

DT call and Candy


Just thought i'd let you know there's a new challenge blog call La-LA Land crafts and they are looking for 6, yes 6, new DT members. Here is the link:

Good luck to all how apply, looks like a great blog.

In preparation of the launch of the new blog and shop, some fantastic candy is also up for grabs,but be quick it ends this week. I cannot wait for the challenges to start

Gemma x

Saturday, 1 August 2009

Crafty Pad Challenge Card

Hope i'm not to late. I've used my new Crafty Pad stamp that i won last week in the challenge, and the backing card is also new from Kanban. Twitter is coloured with promarkers. I've made a hanging card which lifts up to reveal a flower.

This is for the crafty pad challange.

1 Card 2 challenges

Afternoon all, onthe wet and rainy Saturday, hope you are all well?

As the weather is so dull i've found it a great excuse to do some crafting. I made this card which i want to enter into two challenges the first is over at One Stop Craft Challenges, and the challenge is Pearls and Swirls.

The other is at Our creative Corner

The Challenge is Purple.

The image is a digi download from Cute Daisy May coloured with promarkers.

Swirls backing paper from stash, Lace from stash

Prima flowers and Pearls from Dove craft i think.

Have a good weekend

Gemma x

Thursday, 30 July 2009

Daisy Card

This is my take on the sketch at Die Cut Dreams Challenge Blog
For some reason the picture won't rotate

I've used Daisy Stamp, coloured with promarkes, layered on circles, The Backing paper is from my stash, as is the ribbon. The flowers are Prima.

Gemma x

Creatalicious DT Card

At Bizzy Becs- Creatalicious Challanges they have a DT call.

I thought i'd have a go at the sketch, and this was my take on it. I used a Sarah Kay stamp, coloured with Copics, Prima flowers and backing papers from my stash.

Thanks for looking

Gemma x

Charisma Cardz Challange Entry

Afternoon all,

Hope know one got washed away with all the rain yesterday? I've had a day off, got my results yesterday, and rejoice i've passed my exams, so can carryon into the 4th year of my osteopathy degree, anyway enough of my rambling, i've been crafting.

Charisma Cardz have a sketch challenge this week, and above is my entry.
I've used Smirk papers and decoupage to make the card. Hope you like my take on the sketch.

Gemma xx

Wednesday, 29 July 2009

Fancy a new challenge and candy?

Hi all,

Just to let you know there is a new challenge blog launching, with challenges starting on 15th August.

To celebrate this there is some fab blog candy up for grabs.

Go over and have a look. They are also looking for DT members.

Monday, 27 July 2009

Razzle Dazzle

Over at Dottie's World this week the challenge is to create a card with glitter etc on.

This is my attempt.
I've used a digi stamp coloured with copics,
DCWV all dressed up papers and embellishments
Glittered ribbon and flowers.

Cute Daisy May Challenge Card

Hi There is my entry for this weeks challenge over at Cute Daisy May Challenges

I've used one of the Daisy may Digi Stamps and coloured it with promarkers, The backing papers and Laura Ashley and free papers and the flowers are prima.

Thanks for looking

Gemma x

Saturday, 25 July 2009

Cute Daisy May card

I've made this for the Cute daisy may challenge:

I've used the image of daisy May and colured her with copics, this has been placed on papers from Laura Ashley and My Mind's Eye. The Flowers are MME decoupage to.

Gemma x

1 Card 3 Challenges

Hi all,

Firstly may i welcome my friend Cheryl to my blog and also Greg from Incy Wincy Designs.

I've been lazy today and made a card that will be put into 3 challanges.

The Crafty Pad Has a Just for you challenge, with a bit of blue

Over at Dottie's world there is the Frame it Challange

And Lastly Crafty Goings on has a copic blog candy give away, so i'm entering it in this to.

For this card i used DCWV Paper- All Dressed Up

Holly and Madison digi stamp from charmed Cards and Crafts

Copics to colour


Prima Flowers.

Hope you all have a great weekend

Gemma x

Thursday, 23 July 2009

Gem's Crafty Corner: Swirls

Gem's Crafty Corner: Swirls



I've made this for the Spoon Full of Sugar Challenge this week.

I've used: Basic Grey Paper

Die cut swirls

Digi Stamp for Charmed Cards and crafts

Copic Pens

Prima Flowers.

Gemma xx

Wednesday, 22 July 2009

Great Blog Candy

Over at Priscillastyles, there is soem fantastic candy up for grabs, please pop over and have a look.

Gemma xx

Monday, 20 July 2009

Crafts-International Blog Candy

Morning all,

Hope everyone had a great weekend, thought i'd let you know that the lovely Jude at crafts-international has christmas Blog Candy up for grabs, all you need to do is mention it in your blog with a link

Add a comment to the post saying you've advertised the Blog Candy and answer Jude's question.
Have a look and become a follower, it's a great blog.

Gemma xx

Friday, 17 July 2009

Challenge Card

I've made this card today for the Spoon full of Sugar Challenge.

I've used a sarah Kay stamp, coloured it with Copics and Promarkers, embelished with Prima and Making Memories flowers and Stickles glitter.

It's been pouring down today so i've managed to get lots of crafting done, inbetween decorators and builders coming and going at my house, but that's another story.

Take care

Gemma x

Wednesday, 15 July 2009

Sarah Kay Card

I've just got my hands on soem Copic and Promarker pens, so have been experimenting, and this was what i came up with on my first attempt.

Hope you like it.