Wednesday 8 December 2010

CHALLENGE 11........

Morning Everyone,
Well today see's the last challenge of the year,where has this year gone......
Can I first say from the whole team a really BIG THANK YOU to everyone for supporting us,another BIG THANK YOU to all of the fabulous Special Guest Designers who have been joining us each month you have all been wonderful and finally I know Janet will join in with me to say a really really BIG THANK YOU to the brilliant girls on her team who make the most gorgeous cards each month.....
Thank you to Rozzy  for being our Special Guest Designer for challenge 10....
Now onto the winner and Top 5 from Challenge 10,so in no particular order....

No 13.....................LalkyGirl
No 16.....................Amanda
No18......................Paula Cross
No 31......................Marianne
No 36.....................Jackie

Please e-mail me (Mandy ) at to claim your badge...

And the winner picked from all enteries by Random

No 4.................LANEY

Please e-mail Janet at to claim your stamps...

Congratulations to you all ...Please go and check out their fabulous cards....

Now on to Challenge 11 which is hosted this time by Rebekah and she has this gorgeous sketch for you all to follow......

Her optional extra is Distressing.....

Please feel free to rotate/flip etc. as long as we can still see the basics of the sketch.

Here are the rules for you to look through....

Please link your project (link the post, not just your blog) with Linky Tools by 6:00 pm GMT on 7th January 2011. Leave us a comment just in case Inlinkz decides not to work,then we can find you...

You must also link to our challenge in your blog post...You may combine your entry with other challenges, and you may enter as many times as you like,but with a different creation each time, but please only link new creations, don't back link to old posts as these won't be counted.

You may enter the challenge using any image, 

If you don't have a blog but would like to enter please send an e-mail with your card attached to

We have another SPECIAL GUEST DESIGNER joining us this month it's ANGIE and here is her lovely card....

Here are the rest of the DT cards for inspiration ........








Lastly from all of the A Gem of a Challenge team we would like to wish you a Very Happy Christmas and New Year and we hope to see you all join us next year when we have some exciting things planned for the challenges.....

Happy Crafting.........

and the team.


  1. Wow......gorgeous cards girls!! xx

  2. gorgeous cards ladies & thanx for having me as a SGD this month ;o) lotsa love n huuuuuuuge hugz Angie xXx

  3. Everyone of those projects is amazing!! Luving all of them.. I'm partial to snowmen though.. lol but WOW what great work!!

  4. fabby Dt cards , as always. x

  5. Wow fantastic DT cards and such a fab sketch to follow. Thanks so much for chossing my card for last months top 5 thank you.

    Hugs Paula xxxx

  6. Fab DT cards and great sketch! This is my first time here, will certainly be back!
    Helen x

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  8. cool challenge - love all the entries

  9. Hi,thanks for a great challenge: I loved it so much I accidentally entered twice!! (I am a bit impatient and didn't wait for the first one to load and I can't seem to remove either of them) Sorry for the inconvenience, Dee

  10. Thanks for a great challenge and stunning DT work as always :o)

    Merry christmas and a happy new year!!!
    hugs and xxx

  11. Thanks for such a WONDERFUL sketch!! I loved working with it!!

    Happy New Year!!
    PLEASE be safe and don't drink and drive!!

  12. Phew! Just in time! I like this sketch very much, it's very versatile. Thanks! Great inspiration from the DT, too!

    luv, Mags x


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