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Saturday 28 September 2013

It's All About The Black at A Gem of a Challenge

Hi Folks
Hope you are all well and looking forward to your weekend.  

Today sees the start of a new challenge over at A Gem of a Challenge.  The theme this week has been chosen by the lovely Kelly.
Use some black on your creation

The prize as always is

2 individual digi images
of the winners choice from PINK GEM DESIGNS....

As you can see I went with a christmas card and used this cute penguin set that can be found here.  I coloured the images with promarkers and mounted them onto black card.  I also used some of the christmas digital paper, also available here.  Black ribbon has been used down the side of the card.  The black ribbon was matted onto some silver edged ribbon.  For embellishments I used some little plastic charms and some peel offs and black pearls.  

Thanks for popping by and looking forward to seeing all your creations.  Just pop over to A Gem of a Challenge to check out all the details and upload your entry.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
One Crazy Stamper - Christmas
Emmas Cards - Birds
Crafty Cardmakers - Winged things
Creative Card Crew - Christmas
613 Avenue Create - Anything goes
OSAAT - Anything goes
Artistic Inspirations - Anything goes/bright colours
Bearly Mine - Anything goes
TTCRD - Anything goes
Crafting By Designs - Anything goes
Simon Says - Anything goes
Cute Card Thursday - Pretty ribbons
Crafts 4 Eternity - Anything goes
Sweet Stampin - Things with wings


rachel said...

wonderful card Mags - love these penguins xx

Craftin Suzie (Susan Wykes) said...

Love your card Mags the little penguins are tooooo cute! Susan x

Jules said...

Hi Mags

That is one gorgeous Christmas card.

Love the little penguin images. Great layout too.

Hope you have a lovely weekend.

Love Jules xx

Unknown said...

What a fab card, my daughter would love this as she loves Penguins xxx

Sue said...

Gorgeous card Mags, I love those cute penguins. The colours and layout are fabulous.
Sue xx

Jennie - The Crafty Wife said...

You just can't help but smile at your gorgeous penguins, a really great card. Thank you for joining us at OSAAT this week. Jennie x

Unknown said...

Oh so gorgeous love these penguins...I have joined your blog as a new member. Your cards I see are just gorgeous...luv aNNIe


Hazel said...

A lovely Christmas card and the black looks great. Thanks for joining us at OSAAT. Hazel x

Unknown said...

Super cute card - love those little penguins :) Thanks for playing along with us at Creative Card Crew!

Chana Malkah said...

I think you did a fabulous job developing a card to fit the theme of the challenge! Particularly love how you addressed the challenge of using something black in your design! Your images are adorable and You composition is visually interesting. Nice job, Mags! Thanks for dropping by again. We love seeing hanging in the hood here at 613 Avenue Create!
Chana, Owner

Ingrid Mason said...

Ohhh, very striking Mags, love your cute penguins and the black is so effective on your Christmas card. Good luck in our challenge this week. Ingrid xx (OSAAT Team)

Unknown said...

What a beautiful Christmas card!! Love the layout, and those penguins are so adorable.Thank you for joining the TTCRD challenge and good luck to you.

crafty-stamper said...

gorgeous penguin images and the cute little plastic embellishments-thanks for joining us at OSAAT
Carol DT x

Wendy said...

Gorgeous card Mags, love the cute penguins.
Wendy xx

PennyRae's Mandala Creation's said...

Oh what a simply lovely little penguin card. Penguins are my granddaughters favorite. Love your choice of colors. Great job. Thanks for joining us at 613 Ave Create. PennyRae DT

Tracey said...

This is stunning Mags! The penguins are so cute. Love the snowflakes and trees too. . Thanks for playing along with us this week at OSAAT, hope to see you back again soon.
Hugs, Tracey (DT)

Sheila said...

Lovely card, thanks for joining in Emma's crafty challenge. Good luck x

KraftyKoolKat said...

This is so pretty and cute. Thank you for sharing your lovely creation with us at Creative Card Crew.

Cathy DT

Laney said...

Absolutely love it Mags! a super fun card! thanks for joining us at Bearlymine challenges this time

Olga said...

The penguins are cute! Nice card! Thank you for playing with us at Crafts 4 Eternity!

Julie Reed said...

Lovely cute penguins.
Thanks for joining us at CCM. Jules :)

Linda Simpson said...

A really gorgeous card Mags, I do love the cute penguins.

Linda xxx

MagsB said...

Awww, Mags, aren't those penguins so cute?! What a fab Christmas card!

love Mags B x

Pop's Cards said...

Good morning sweetie, this is just gorgeous, hugs Pops x x x

Mandy said...

Gorgeous card Mags, those penguins are adorable.
Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
Mandy xx

Angie said...

What a super cute card! I love it! Thanks for joining our challenge at Crafting By Designs!

Pia Larsen said...

Sweet card! Thanks for playing with us at Sweet Stampin'. Pia xx

Sandra said...

Thanks for sharing your lovely Penguin card with us at Sweet Stampin'