Thursday, 13 July 2017

Pearls or Gems?...you decide!!

Hello, me again and quite unusual these days. How I wish I had time to make cards to blog for the sake of it and not just DT work. Thankfully this is my last week of holiday cover for a month so fingers crossed!! 

We have a new challenge at


where the theme is Pearls or Gems?

For me it has to be pearls, you can get such a wonderful selection of colours these days ( I have tried to colour white ones with Promarkers but it's never been particularly successful!!). they add a lovely finishing touch to all styles of cards whether elaborate or simple...like mine today.


Now, this little piggy is part of an MFT set that I bought a long time ago, I have a collection of pigs you see and just had to have it and it has remained uninked until now!! Sound familiar?!! I was inspired by a design that I found on Pinterest one day. I fussy cut him myself and coloured him with Promarkers. See what I mean about the pearls...just right!!

Before I go I must share a picture of the fur babies, we have had them a year now, how that time has flown. They have grown into truly delightful dogs and in spite of their voracious appetites for "Walkies" and digging in my precious lawn they are well and truly established as the bosses and completely in charge!!



I love comparing then and now!! 

I really am going now. Take Care xx

Some challenges

I love Promarkers #339 - Anything goes 

25 comments:

  1. Aawwww your fur babies are totally gorgeous Sarah and so is your piggy card - I love it. I know what you mean about time for crafting just for the fun of it and I do hope you get more time in the not too distant future - Michelle x

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  2. A super card Sarah, I love the cute piggy, she's adorable and your fabulous design really showcases her beautifully too.
    Lorraine

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  3. love the image and sentiment they appeal to my sense of humour, great card and colouring.

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  4. Is it really a whole year? Bet you can't remember what it was like before they arrived.
    Love this little piggy too and can quite understand why you just had to have it!! :)

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  5. Pearls for me too, this is fabulous love it

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  6. Great card Sarah. Love that little piggie and it's definitely pearls for me too. These days I like making them myself with the Nuvo crystal/glitter and jewel drops. You make them as big as you like and the colours are endless. Love, love the pic of your fur babies. I can truly say I am a dog person ;-)
    Hugs Veerle xxx

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  7. A great fun card Sarah and lovely doggies x

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  8. A fabulous card Sarah, a cute piggy and super CAS design - like you I prefer pearls and have not had much success colouring them with alcohol pens!
    Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob
    x

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  9. Oh my how I just ADORE this little piggy!! :) He is just as sweet as can be popped up on your tag!! What a lovely design! Such a lovely photo of your fur babies!! HUGS :)

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  10. Your little piggy is adorable Sarah and I like pearls too..though you would not think it if you looked in my gem and pearl container..lol..which is bigger than a breadbox!..
    Love the photos of your fur babies, they have certainly grown.

    Luv CHRISSYxx

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  11. I can't believe you've had those furballs a whole year. They're gorgeous. Fab card too hun, lovely piggie and a fab layout with the tag. xx

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  12. So cute. Thanks for joining Passion for Promarkers. Elaine

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  13. Great fun card and love the adorable piggy. Brilliant!! Hugs, Carol S.xx

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  14. Hi Sarah, a gorgeous card, love the little sentiment you have used. Love the layout you used I love saving card designs for inspiration, Happy Dog-Day to the two pups, have a wonderful weekend... Megan

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  15. Really cute card Sarah! Lovely colouring of the piggie. I'm with you on choosing pearls although I use gems occasionally.
    Look how they've grown! They both have such kind faces. I love the one who's forgotten to put his other white sock on :D. Debra x

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  16. Such a cute image Sarah and wonderful pictures of your dogs. They are lovely.
    Laine
    xx

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  17. Cute piggy and a fab design, lovely card! Love the photos of your dogs too :o) Hugs, Lisa x

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  18. aww the doggies are so gorgeous. Love your card Sarah, have been seeing a lot of designs like this with the tag on the card and really love this one.xx
    [aNNie]

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  19. Cute Piggy and great sentiment! Thanks for playing along with us this fortnight. Lisa DT A Gem of A Challenge

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  20. I love seeing these little glimpses into your life. The pups are gorgeous, would love to see the piggies some day to. As for your card, I LOVE it! It is just to cute and the pearls are the perfect extra touch.

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  21. I love the design of your card Sarah and that little piggie is so cute. Super photos of your fur babies too xx

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  22. Love this card and that cute little oinker!
    Your dogs are lovely Sarah... they look like they are perfectly content and all is well in their world.

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  23. I, too, have no luck when I colour pearls - I use my copic markers and they come out all streaky. Love your sweet card and the pearls are just the perfect finishing touch.
    Hugs,
    Lena

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  24. What a fun, clean and simple card Sarah! I love your tag and your adorable little Piggy! So beautifully coloured! Yip, your pearls are the perfect finishing touch! Thanks so much for sharing your card with us at Passion for Promarkers, and congratulations on your win last week! Loving your fur babies too!!

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  25. Gosh, your fur babies are not such babies any more! They've grown so much. Gorgeous card and I'm so totally with you in the pearls rather than gems. I've always loved the understated elegance pearls bring to a creation. Love that piggy, such a fun sentiment and image combo!! Hugs, Wends xoxo

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