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30 August 2014

It's Summer Time @ A Gem of A Challenge

Good morning crafty friends, I hope you are all well?

Today has been a very busy day as we picked up our new Jack Russell Puppy named Barney - picture at the end of the post.

It's time for another challenge at A Gem of A Challenge and it's the PINKS turn this fortnight and it's my turn to host with the theme:


The prize is 2 individual digi images (NO SETS, PERSONALISED WATERMARK'S OR SENTIMENT SETS) of the winner's choice from Pink Gem Designs and don't forget that all of the images and some of the products used are available to buy HERE

Here's my card:

Card Ingredients:

Pink Gem Designs  Sitting Chloe Digital Stamp
Pink Gem Designs Beach Fence Digital Stamp
Paper from Stash
Kraft Card Stock
LOTV Set 58 Greeting Stamp
Tim Holtz Barn Door Distress Ink
Spellbinders Circle Die

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

Cute Card Thursday 336 Anything Goes
A Creative Romance A Touch of Kraft
Divas By Design Happy Birthday
Tuesday Throwdown Anything Goes
Suzy Bees 44 Anything Goes

Hop on over to the challenge blog to see the rest of the DT's fabulous creations.

As promised here is a couple of photos of Barney - he is just so cute and loving.  No doubt more pictures will follow!  Wasn't too bad for his first night away from Mum, he only woke us whining twice!!


Thanks for stopping by - hope you all have a lovely day!

Claire x


  1. This is just gorgeous,love the fab image and papers. Barney looks a right

  2. Great card Claire
    And little Barney is just adorable - enjoy
    Hugs Kelly

  3. Gorgeous card Claire but Barney take centre stage he is adorable mine is six months now, and so funny, they certainly do keep you on your toes.
    Chris x

  4. Loving your gorgeous little summer scene on your card and Barney is the cutest little 4-legged friend. Wishing you a wonderful weekend with a bit of craftiness on the side.
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

  5. Such a sweet car Claire and Barney is gorgeous. Carol x

  6. Such a gorgeous card Claire and Barney looks totally adorable.
    hugs Sue xx

  7. I love your card Claire, such a lovely summer image and your bright papers are perfect.
    Barney looks adorable - I'd better not let my boy's see him, they have been nagging me for a puppy for ages, I must admit seeing your photo did make me think about giving in!

  8. Aww your card is really sweet Claire… such an adorable image and you've coloured it beautifully! I love how the image is out of the square… and the pretty paper is perfect! :-)
    Awww Barney looks a real softie… sounds like he is a good un too! look forward to lots of photos… he's SO cute!!
    Hope you are all doing ok
    Love and hugs
    Sue xx

  9. Lovely card Claire, a real sweet image! Barney is gorgeous!
    hugs Jo x

  10. Hi Claire, I love what youve done with this image, beautifully coloured and a fabulous scene to. hugs Shirleyxxxx

  11. so stunning claire.gorgeous summer image and colours and barney is such a cutie :D

    xx coops xx

  12. Beautiful work Claire and Barney is gorgeous! Xx

  13. Gorgeous card Claire - love the scene you have created and the image is so cute - but not as cute as Barney - he is totally adorable!!!
    Enjoy the rest of the weekend.
    Debs xx

  14. How gorgeous is this Claire! Love Barney too what a cutie, my friend has 5 J.R.!! Susan x

  15. Don't know which is more cute - the card or Barney! Both are just lovely! Hugs xx

  16. Gorgeous card, and little Barney is absolutely adorable!

  17. Gorgeous card Claire, I love that sweet image and it's colored beautifully! AND OMGosh Barney is adorable, love the pictures!
    Hugs, Tammy

  18. Aww absolutely adorable photos! Your card is gorgeous too. Love the spotty paper and the beautiful summer scene.

  19. Adorable image and beautiful coloring! Thanks for playing along with us at Tuesday Throwdown Hugs - *Vicki*-DT member


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