Wednesday, 10 July 2019

Guest Designer at SSW 2



I was a recent winner of a challenge at Sweet Sketch Wednesday 2 with my Mother's Day Card. I was delighted to be asked to be a Guest Designer on this challenge.
This is the sketch that I have been given to work with and I am pleased to say I made my first Christmas card of this year with it.

The image is a Penny Black rubber stamp Snowman & Hedgy which has been coloured using Promarkers & Flexmarkers and lots of glitter on the snowman and Stickles glitter glue.

The card is an A5 size covered with designer paper from DCVW. Following the layout of the sketch I have cut the image into an oval shape and mounted this onto mat die cut using a Spellbinders Floral Oval die.

I have used a blue glittery washi tape with a thin white ribbon which has been recycled from a new top I have bought. The sentiment is a digital stamp that I have had printed for ages. I cannot find on my computer which artist has created it but when i do I will give the relevant credit for it.

The image has been embellished with various snowflakes and blue gems from my extensive collection of Christmas stash.  I love making Christmas cards the best as you can use loads of twinkle and I love any excuse to add bling to my cards.

Thankyou to Anne for giving me the opportunity to join in the fun with this sketch.


Materials Used on this card :-

Card Size - A5
Image - Snowman & Hedgy by Penny Black
Paper - DCWV
Sentiment - Not sure who artist is
Tools - Promarkers & Flexmarkers, Sakura glitter pen, Stickles glitter glue
Die Cuts - Spellbinders Floral Die
Embellishments - Washi Tape, ribbon, snowglakes, Docrafts Mirror snowflake, gems


36 comments:

  1. fabulous penny black stamp and card, love the bp, thank you for joining in at Crafty Calendar

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  2. Sweet card with beautiful colours!!!! Thanks for joining us at Kraftin’ Kimmie this week, we hope to see you again next time. Hugs, Brigitte

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  3. So sweet! The snowflake embellishments look gorgeous and the snow detail is pretty too. Thanks for joining our challenge at Catch the Bug!

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  4. love the snowflake embellishments ... so very glad you joined us for our game of Tic-Tac-Toe at Jingle Belles.

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  5. Fabulous card, love the blues and love the cute image.

    Thanks for joining us at IkesWorldChallenges.
    DT Val x

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  6. Such a wonderful card, Thanks for joining us at the Colour it, Create it, Show it off Challenge Blog.
    Hugs Ilonka DT

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  7. Love the colours. Gorgeous Card. Thanks for playing along with us at Crafty Animals. Lisa DT

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  8. Thanks for also playing along with us at CCC Digi Creations. Lisa DT

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  9. https://welove2create.blogspot.com/ Lovely card, thank you for sharing with the DT from We Love To Create, Hugs Terry xx (DT)

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  10. Congrats on your GDT spot-love the cute image and all the sparkle.
    Carol x
    Thank you for joining us at Love to Craft
    Carol DT x

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  11. Cute winter card! Thanks for joining us Angie's Digital Stamps! Angie-Owner

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  12. What's not to love about Hedgie!
    Super fun Christmas Card Mandy!
    Thanks so much for joining in the fun at Happy Little Stampers Christmas Challenge
    Chrissie

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  13. Such a sweet Christmas Card I love the embellishment of the snow - thank you for joining us at LPCF - Good Luck Cat

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  14. A sweet Christmas scent. Thank you for sharing your project with us at the Crafts Galore Encore “Anything Goes” July Challenge. Good Luck and hope to see you again soon!
    Carole x DT

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  15. AW! this is so sweet, love the blue, the image and the snowflakes. Thank you so much for joining us in our Morgan's Artworld Open Challenge atMorgan's Artworld Open Challenge this week. We would love to see you again in our next challenge.

    Faith Morgans Artworld DT
    Daffodil Cards {My Blog}

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  16. oh my gosh, that little hedgie is just waaaaaaay tooooo cuuuute! thanks for joining our tic-tac-toe fun at JINGLE BELLES! :)

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  17. Oh my goodness gracious! When I just peeked to check out the entries in our current challenge over at The 12 Months of Christmas Link Up and saw your name, I thought, "no...is that really her?! Is she back?!!!!" Well, colour me surprised to find out that it is indeed you my dear. You have been greatly missed my friend. Welcome back to the land of cardmaking! I really hope that these past five years have had more good in them than bad. I've thought of you often through the years wondering how you've been and what you were up to! I'm so happy to see you back and hopefully we'll have the chance to catch up at some point in the future.

    Oh and while I'm here…thanks so much for linking your adorable card to our link up. I hope that you'll continue to join us anytime that you make a Christmas card!!!

    Hugs,
    Lisa D.
    Owner & Co-coordinator for The 12 Months of Christmas Link Up!
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    1. aww Thanks Lisa. I have had a pretty turbulent time the last few years but mostly very good. Busy with house move and then unplanned building work. Still got lots to do and working too many hours but life is good. Dipping my toes in gently as I complete lost my confidence and mojo starting to come back :) Hope all is well with you my love xxx

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  18. Lovely Christmas card and a great take on the sketch. I love the cute image. xx

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  19. Super cute card!! Thanks for joining our July challenge at a2z.

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  20. Cute card, Mandy! I love your interpretation of the sketch! Thanks for joining us!
    Hugs, Joy
    Joyfully Stamps
    Lil Patch of Crafty Friends, Owner/Coordinator

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  21. A cute holiday card, thanks for sharing with Crafting from the Heart!

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  22. What a super card. Still a bit soon for "that" sort of card for me yet though, lol. Thank you for sharing with us at Digi Choosday this time. Hope to see you again next time.
    Dawn xx

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  23. Contrats on the guest designer spot - and I love your beautiful card for the holidays! So very pretty. Thanks so much for joining us at 2 Crafty Critter Crazies.
    lynn

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  24. What a beautiful project! I love it! Thank you so much for joining us in our challenge at Scrapy Land Challenges. I can’t wait to see what you create next!.

    Judy
    Don't Mess With Me, I'm Scrappy {My Blog}

    Scrapy Land Challenges
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  25. So sweet! The glitter is a lovely touch!

    Thanks for joining us at Little Red Wagon this week!

    Kate
    Small Bits of Paper

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  26. Hi, Mandy! Beautiful card with all that sparkly happiness and festive snow! Thank you for uploading your pretty project to Christmas at the Sweet Stampin’ Challenge . Hope to see more of your creative submissions in the future.
    Warm Smiles,
    de
    {Creative Smiles - my little crafting world}

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  27. This is stunning - great use of the sketch and lovely colour scheme,

    Thanks for playing along at I Love Promarkers,

    Hugz Tinz

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  28. So pretty and cute! :)
    Thanks a lot for joining us at Creatalicious! :)

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  29. So adorable Mandy. I love the cute little snowflakes :) Thank you for participating in our papercraft challenge & we hope you will join us again in the next one :)
    XO Lisa @ Papercraft Business

    Join in on the fun with our Papercraft Business Challenges!

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  30. What a sweet card. Thank you for joining the challenge at Get Creative Challenge Blog.

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  31. So cute!
    Thanks for joining us at Digi Choosday
    Julie T

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  32. Very pretty. Love the pretty snowflake embellishments and the little image is adorable. Such a super cute card. Thank you for joining us at international art & soul Christmas in July Challenge.
    Debbie DT

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  33. Such a pretty card and very cute little characters :-)
    Thank you very much for coming to play at IKEsWORLD Challenges :-)
    Hugz
    IKE x

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  34. Love the snowman card! I’m so impressed by those who start the holiday cards early. Thanks for joining the challenge at Love To Scrap Challenge Blog. Dorlene DT LTSCB

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  35. Great use of the sketch, love the image you have used. Thanks for playing along @The Happy Craft Challenge, DT Deni

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