Friday, 21 May 2010

Promarkers - my latest passion!

There's not been a lot going on with me on the crafting front this week, as I've been laid up with a real stinker of a head cold ... I have been off work sick for 4 days and had the whole days to myself but not felt up to making a card ... it must have been bad lol!!

Today though I thought I'd give it a go, and with good reason ... I mentioned last week that I had bought my first Promarkers and I had a little "dabble" insomuch as I managed to colour in Daisy the cow's hooves and horns. Since then though I have bought some more pens and a blender (naughty!!), so I at last felt up to tackling colouring in an image full on!

Lucky for me that the theme this week at Passion for Promarkers #52 is fantasy/ mythology - as I don't have a huge number if images suitable for colouring with the selction of pens I've got, but I do have this dainty LotV fairy ... and I have been eagerly watching the fab colouring tutorials on LotV's brilliant new Ideas to Inspire blog. I'm very pleased to be able to enter my first ever Promarker card into the Promarker challenge - well, it would be rude not to ;-)

I also followed the sketch from this week's Create 4 Fun Challenge #42

... and would also like to enter this card for

Flutterby Wednesday's #110 - butterfly, fairy or angel + flowers
Charisma #20 - 3D (roses)
Stamp Something - 2 of something ... I have used 2 main colours (lavender and blue), 2 papers, 2 punches, and 2 types of embellishment (flowers and pearls)

Main image: LotV "Fairy on Tiptoe", coloured with Promarkers and decorated with "Blueberry Ice" Stickles;
Sentiment: Craftwork Cards;
Papers: Papermania Henbury Lane";
Supplies: Mixture of roses from my stash and birthday gifts from Helen and Paula; pearls from The Hobby House; lilac ribbon from my stash;
Tools: large standard circles, small standard circles, large scalloped circles nestabilities; "fancy tags" shapeabilities; Martha Stewart "woodland bough" edge punch; Leone Em "Ash branch" punch.

Back tomorrow with another Penny Black Saturday Challenge .. and I've got one or two more promarker efforts waiting in the wings :-)


  1. Beautiful card Pauline.
    Thanks for joining us this week at PfP, good luck.
    Hugs Tracy x

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  3. This card is just gorgeous!!
    (I love my Promarkers.)
    Fredrikke :O)

  4. OOooh head colds are nasty, glad to hear you're alittle better Pauline, this card is adorable, she is a dainty little thing ,wishing you a restful weekend!

  5. What a beautiful card Pauline,i love your image and the colours.
    So gorgeous papers.

    Hugs Riet.xx

  6. Gorgeous card, love this little fairy, good job with the Promarkers too.

  7. Very pretty! Thanks for playing along with my flutter by challenge!

  8. oh my word Pauline, you have done a fabulous job of your pretty card. I do love this image so much and I am thrilled you found the tutorial useful. I am happy to be visiting you again, I have been awol for so long. Have a wonderful weekend sweetie, missed you

  9. Great Card Pauline

    I would never have thought this was your first time with promarkers though hun the colouring is fab!

    Emma xxx

  10. Hi Pauline, what a pretty card. The image is so sweet and your colouring is fab. Great papers and colour scheme. Thanks for joining us at PFP this week, hope you can join in again very soon. Hugs, Denise x

  11. Great job with the PMs hunny, such a gorgeously pretty card! Hugs, Sxxx

  12. Oh Pauline, I have that same head cold! Isn't it a stinker! Glad you felt up to a bit of crafting, coz this is a lovely one! Beautiful colours too. Thanks for playing with us at Charisma. x

  13. Oh this is stunning! Love the colours Pauline. The image is gorgeous and i love how you have coloured her. Such a stunning floral arrangement to
    love tasha xx

  14. Oh wow, this is absolutely beautiful - the colours and image are just perfect!

    Thank you for joining us at Charisma - good luck!

    I also have candy on my blog, 3 Magnolia Fairytale Stamps if you would like to enter, here is the link.

    Leanne xx

  15. Oh such a gorgeous card Pauline. Love the colours you've used and the image also. Thanks for joining us this week at PFP. Hugs Michele x

  16. you've done a fabulous job, gorgeous card
    thanks for joining us at pfp this week and good luck
    You'll find loads more tutorials at the PfP weekend workshop - just click on the button under the header

  17. Wow such a gorgeous card, beautiful image and details.
    Thanks for joining us at PFP and good luck.
    Hugs Emma x

  18. Stunning card! Thanks for joining us at Stamp Something this week.

  19. wauw your card is amazing. Love everything about it.
    Thank you for joining us at Stamp Something this week.
    Dorte aka dot-scrap

  20. wauw your card is amazing. Love everything about it.
    Thank you for joining us at Stamp Something this week.
    Dorte aka dot-scrap

  21. Great job with your Promarkers, there'll be no stopping you now.
    Kaz xx


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