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Thursday, 20 October 2011

Charisma cardz #42–DT card

Good morning dear friends.  It’s Thursday already and it’s the last day of school for my boys as they have an inset day ahead of the half term week next week.  At least there will be peace in the mornings next week as I won’t have to keep nagging my eldest son to get up!!

I’m here this morning to share my DT card for this week’s charisma cardz challenge.  This week the lovely Gemma has set the theme and she has chosen “embossing”.  As my ink has now finally been delivered I decided to use a new digi image from DigiStamp Boutique and made a Christmas card.  You can see it here:

charisma cardz #42 - embossing

charisma cardz #42 - embossing (close up)

I decided to try the “dotty” halo effect around my image but I don’t it looks as fantastic as some talented crafters out there in blogland, but at least now I can say I gave it a go!  The image is called “skating Hattie” and it is available in the store here and she is coloured with flex markers and promarkers.  The papers are from an old paper pad by DCWV called ‘the Christmas multi-stack’ and I used the swiss dots embossing folder on the white panels behind the image. 

Our sponsors this week are Meljen’s designs and they are offering one lucky winner 4 digi images of their choice and our second sponsor is all that scraps and one lucky winner will receive either one cc designs stamp set or 4 single stamps of their choice.

The rest of the design team have created gorgeous samples once again, so please pop over to the challenge blog and check them out. We really appreciate all the lovely comments you leave for us.

I would like to enter my card into the following challenges:

 Ooh la la creations challenge – let it snow

Pollycraft challenge – girls, girls, girls

Top tip Tuesday challenge – layer it up

I love promarkers challenge – cute

Paper pretties challenge – black, white + 1 other colour (purple)

Christmas cards all year round challenge – use at least 1 Halloween colour (black/purple)

Little Claire’s challenge – Christmas

Stamptacular challenge – you choose

Whoopsi daisy challenge – free and easy

Stamps & fun = creativity challenge – sketch

I hope you will be able to join in with our challenge this week and I look forward to seeing what you create.  I would like to welcome my newest follower Alison *waves hello* – thanks for following me hun, I hope you enjoy visiting me.  Have a wonderful day and thanks so much for stopping by today.

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charisma cardz #42 - embossing

Card ingredients:

Image: DigiStamp Boutique – ‘skating Hattie’

Papers: DCWV – ‘the Christmas multi-stack’ paper pad, plain card from the papermill shop

Tools: flex markers, promarkers, circle nesties, cuttlebug swiss dots embossing folder, dovecraft snowflake punch, pearls from the hobby house, stickles


Debs M said...

lovely, great colour scheme and love the halo effect x

coops said...

stunning card denise.i love the fab purple colours and dotty shading and the image is gorgeous ;D

xx coops xx

Joey said...

Stunning card Denise, love this image, thanks for joining us at pollycraft. Joey x

Heleen said...

Great card! Love the colors. Thanks for joining us at stamptacular sunday and I wish you luck on the challenge. Hope to see you soon again at SSC.


Anonymous said...

Absolutely stunning Denise!

Dora said...

Awww how cute, this is so pretty, love the image and bold colours xxx

Love to Doodle! said...

Uber it....xx

Elaine Stark said...

This is cute. A lovely image and I like the dots halo. Thanks for joining Top Tip Tuesday, Elaine

Anonymous said...

Love this one Denise, fab colours and great layout!
Helen x

debby4000 said...

Oh gorgeous card Denise and so cute too.

Cards by Alison said...

Stunning card love the colours and the image which is so cute. Alison xxx

Lisa M said...

I had to laugh at your post because as your page was opening up, I ran to the bottom of the stairs to yell at my kids to WAKE UP! I know a break of from that would be a blessing...
Anyway, you card is WONDERFUL. I love the new technique you tried, it turned out great. :D Your DP and image and embellishments all flow so nicely together.
Beautiful job Karen with an "i"
Thank you so much for playing along with us at Top Tip Tuesday!
And remember, if you have a TIP you’d like to share with us crafters, just write it up in your post and then add TIP by your entry name and you’re eligible for the TOP TIPPER PRIZE as well.
Lisa xx

ScrappyAndrea said...

What a cute card! The colors are so lovely! I like it very much!
Thanks for sharing at stamps & fun = creativity!
Hugs, Andrea

Nina said...

Ohlala, this is gorgeus!! Wonderful coloured motiv and beautiful papers.

Thanks for joining us at Stamptacular Sunday this week. Hope to see you again :)
Hugs, Nina.

Mona E said...

This is so sweet. Love all the sparkle. Thanks for joining us at WhoopsiDaisy. Hugs...Mona

Caroljenks said...

Love your colours on this fab card and your 'dotty halo' looks pretty fab to me - I keep wanting to try this too - you have inspired me to take the plunge!

Thanks for joining us over at Top Tip Tuesday for our 'Layer it up' Challenge. If you have a Top Tip to share with us you go in the draw for another prize! Just add (TIP) after your name when you link :)

Carol x

Leanne said...

Really cute card!

Thank you for joining us at Top Tip Tuesday!  Hope to see you again next week!

Remember, you can win an extra prize by leaving a tip on your post and writing TIP next to your name on your entry.

Leanne xx

clare said...

another gorgeous xmas card, love the layout and great use of purple! Thanks for joining us @ CCAYR. x

weewiccababe said...

hmmm, I'm not the sharpest tool in the box today, I thought you had made 2 cards and I was wondering why nobodys comments reflected that - then it dawned on me that the second pic was a close-up duh!!
stunning card Denise

Wendi said...

What a gorgeous card I love your image and your colouring fabulous
Thank you so much for sharing with us at ooh la la this week

Anonymous said...

Really pretty and gorgeous colours
Lindsay xx

Zenita Smith said...

So cute and I love the colors!!

Dotty Jo said...

She's adorable, I love purple and black, Jo x

Anja said...

Oh Denise, you made such a beautiful card. Thanks for playing along with us at SFC.
Hugs Anja

katesacraftybugger said...

stunning colour scheme ,very striking -Thanks for joining us at I ♥ promarkers this week -Kate x

mamapez5 said...

I rather like your 'halo effect' though I was not familiar with it, and it goes well with the swiss dot background. Kate x

Helen said...

Gorgeous - love the colours you've used and that image is so sweet!

Thanks for joining us at Little Claire.

Helen x