Saturday 8 January 2011

Challenge 12.....

Morning Everyone,
Hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and New Year..
Today see's the first challenge of 2011 here at A Gem of a Challenge...

We have some changes to tell you about before we get to the challenge details.......

The first being we are going to change from monthly to two weekly challenges starting with this challenge,so the finish date will be 6pm 21st Januaray 2011.....

The second thing is we have a new Design Team member SANDRA,we also have two Guest Designers and they are CAROLINE and KATIE,welcome to the team ladies we all look forward to working with you....

And finally we are changing to a Top 3 from this challenge with the team member who is hosting the challenge choosing them.....

We would also like to say a big Thank you to Angie for being our Special Guest Designer for Challenge 11....

The Winner and Top 3 from Challenge 11 in no particular order are............

No 4 - The Cook

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

And the winner picked from all eligible enteries by Random
No 8 - Dora
Please e-mail Janet at to claim your stamps

Right onto challenge 12......

For this challenge we are being sponsored by.....

and the prize will be

For this challenge the lovely Debby has this fabulous sketch for you all to follow......

Please feel free to rotate/flip etc the sketch 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 6.00pm GMT on 21st January 2011..Please leave us a comment just in case Linky Tools decides not to work,thenwe can find you....  

 You must 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 enter 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

Here are the brilliant cards from the DT for inspiration...........











Happy crafting.......

 and the team..............


  1. Hi fellow Teamies,
    Yet again all beautiful cards,and another fab sketch to work with,thanks Debby..Hope you all have a lovely weekend...
    Mandy xx

  2. O wow thank you so much, I can't believe I won :)) Thank you so much, and for the brilliant inspirational cards you always have for us. Hugs xxx

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  4. Fabulous cards girls......I have a great team! xx

  5. Thanks so much for inviting me to be a guest, it will be a fun 3 months with such cute images to work with!
    And such talented teammates :)

  6. Hi everyone!

    Another fab sketch to work with, thanks Debby!

    Great DT cards, and its brilliant that the challenge will now be every 2 weeks.

    Take care
    Berni x

  7. Love this Sketch by Debbie, I love all her cards, I really enjoyed making this card, it's my Second time stamping and colouring a Magnolia Tilda stamp, already addicted,Happy New Year and Happy Crafting everyone, Goodluck to us all.

  8. Great cards DT & a great layout - will be using it again for sure! Jx

  9. thanx 4 the chance of participating in this challenge :-)

  10. Great Dt cards and a lovely sketch, thanks for letting me play along, blessings Hilde

  11. I love this sketch and I've made three cards for it!
    Amazing DT cards and the prize is so wanted for me!! I wish I can win it!!
    Good luck everyone!

  12. Just entered my first challenge :O) Yay. I'm very excited about this.
    Love all of your cards ladies.
    Hugs Laila

  13. Lovely Sketch, thank you girls. Debbiexx


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