Wednesday, 16 January 2013

DigiStamps 4 Joy! Challenge #58

Good afternoon everyone!

I am so sorry I have been absent for just over a week. I have had this nasty bug which has kept me bed bound for over a week and just felt awful! I'm on the mend now and haven't been able to manage any crafting. I've missed it so much!

I've missed you all and I hope you are all well? When I feel better in myself and a bit more human I will catch up on your blogs and see your beautiful work you've created. I apologise for the lack of comments too.

Over to the challenge at DigiStamps 4 Joy Blog, the theme is "Oh how time flies!" You can interpret the theme title how you like as long as it fits the title.

The prize's for this challenge are:

Randomly drawn winner: 3 Images of their choice from the store.

2 Runners up: 1 Image each

Now if you use a DigiStamps 4 Joy image on your entry you can win the big prize of $10 of images from the store and could also be our Guest Designer!!

Front view of card:

This card was made over a week ago for the challenge. The Digi Stamp I used for my card is called "Grandfather Clock" and you can buy it here:  Grandfather Clock Digi Stamp.   I used Retirement to interpret the theme.

So why not hop on over to the blog and enter the challenge and see the other DT's stunning and amazing creations for this challenge. I look forward to seeing your work!

Close up of Image:

Materials used:

Kanban card stock from a kit

Silver textured card stock for matting the image onto
Grandfather Clock Digi Stamp from DigiStamps 4 Joy
Pro markers used to colour Digi in
Glitter pens
Gold peel off lettering for the words on left hand side of card
Die cuts from Spellbinder Dies
Sentiment , Decorative Border , feather and brown ribbon roses all from my stash

Other Views:


I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges please:

Shelly's Images Blog - Anything goes

Simply create challenges - Always anything goes

Sugar Bowl Blog - Anything goes

Fresh Brewed Designs Blog - Anything goes

Penny's Challenges - Anything goes

Atc's with Attitude Blog - Add a tag or sentiment / anything goes

Pink Gem Challenge Blog - New beginnings

Krafty Hands Challenges - New beginnings

Avenue 613 Blog - Anything goes

Challenges 4 Everybody - Anything goes

Dream Valley Challenges - Anything goes

Joanna Sheen Challenges - New beginnings

The Squirrel and the Fox Challenges - Anything goes

Bunny Zoe's Crafts Blog - Anything goes

Lady Anne's Challenges - Anything goes

Creative creations Challenges - Anything goes

House Mouse Challenge Blog - New beginnings

Lexis Creations - Anything goes

My Grafico Crafts Challenges - Anything goes

Bearly Mine challenges - Anything goes

Creative craft challenges 2 - New beginnings

Craftdoor magazine blog - Always anything goes

Lady Anne's challenges - Anything goes

I hope you all have a fabulous day!
Please bear with me as I'm still here and my blog will resume as normal soon.
Much love
Sharon xxx


  1. Such a fabulous image which I am going to buy, Margy does some fabulous images doesn't she? I love what you have done with the image and the fact you have made a brilliant man's card. Thank you for sharing with us at Lady Anne's Challenges. I hope we see you again soon.
    Love ~ Lady Anne xx
    Lady Anne's Challenges

  2. This is wonderful Sharon. I love the image and your detailing is fabulous.
    Sorry to hear you have been so poorly, I hope you are making a good recovery
    Take care
    Hugs Sue

  3. This is a wonderful take on the challenge theme.
    Hugs Desíre {Doing Life}

  4. Hope you are feeling better now. Lovely card Sharon. Christine x

  5. Beautiful New beginnings creation sadly I dont see a House Mouse image love you to re enter using a House Mouse, Happy Hopper or Gruffie image..

    thanks for sharing with us at House Mouse & friends Mon.chall..

    Christine HM DT x

  6. Such a beautiful card Sharon. Thank you so much for joining us this week at Creative Craft Challenge 2.

  7. oh i love this
    Thank you for playing along with us at Creative Creations Challenge Blog. Make sure you join us next time too.
    Veronica DT

  8. Such a beautiful card. Thank you for joining us this week at CCC this week. Marlene DT

  9. Gorgeous card - this makes me takes me back to my childhood when I'd spend the weekend at my grandparents! =)
    Thanks so much for playin' along with us for the Shelly's Images Show Us What You Got Challenge.
    We hope you'll join us again for another FUN Challenge! Hugs & Happy Days! ~Min
    Kaymin Kreations

  10. Great card, thanks for joining us for Vickie's challenge at Lady Anne's.

  11. Great image and card design .Love the side panel for the sentiment .
    Thanks for sharing with us at Kraftyhands Challenge Blog

  12. Wow love all of the details and the dimension! The image is colored so beautifully as well! Thanks for playing in our neighborhood at 613 Avenue Create this week! Hope you come play again!


    my blog

  13. thank you for joining us at the House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge with this wonderful card, although I was looking for our special HM image :)
    Hugs Kate xx

  14. Morning Sharon, I hope you are on the mend now, these bugs are nasty little things. We have all missed you.
    Your card is beautiful, and 'tempus fugit' ie time flies is definitely a true saying, I retired from work 18 months ago, and it seems like only yesterday, it is frightening how fast it has gone ha ha.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

  15. Gorgeous card, Love that image! Great colours & design... So glad to here you are feeling better... Hugs May x x x

  16. Lovely card and great layout and idea.

    Thanks for joining us over at the Joanna Sheen Challenge. Good luck.

  17. Lovely Card, and fits perfectly with the New Beginnings challenge over at Kraftyhands, this month. Dont forget to qualify for the Voucher you must use a Kraftyhands image or product, good luck, xx

  18. totally fab sweetie!
    Thanks for joining in the fun at Dream Valley Challenge!
    huggles Mel xxx

  19. Very Nice. Thanks for joining us at TTCRD.

  20. Beautifully finished card - the clock image is gorgeous!!! Thanks for playing with us at Creative Craft Challenges.

  21. What a wonderful clock,love the details. Thanks for joining us at Challenges 4 Everybody. Good Luck!!
    Sandy :)

  22. Fab card, love the clock, Thanks for joining us at AGOAC.

    Donna x

  23. Loving the vintage feel of your creation. Thanks for sharing your artwork in our neighborhood at 613 Avenue Create. Hugs and God bless, always!

    JO ANN

  24. Hi Sharon,
    such a fantastic card. You really have a wonderful art of colouring in. This looks so fabulous.
    Have a wonderful crafty warm day.
    Sorry to hear you have not been well.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

  25. It's a great retirement card!Thanks for joining us at ATCs with Attitude.

  26. How absolutely stunning!! Love your image. Thanks for joining us at the Fresh Brewed Blog for our Anything Goes challenge.


  27. This is really, really such a nice retirement card. Great job. Thanks for playing in our neighborhood at 613 Avenue Create. We look forward to seeing you again.

  28. G'day Sharon, your retirement card is perfect. I like the way that you've incorporated the little roses along the top of the grandfather clock.
    Thank you for joining in the fun at Lady Anne's Challenges (Nana Vic) We look forward to seeing your next creative project.

  29. Pretty card! Thank you so much for joining us at Bunny Zoe's crafts ♥


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