Wednesday, 7 December 2011

I ♥ Promarkers #95 - Shaped Card


Hello everyone and welcome to another I Promarkers Challenge. Thanks so much to everyone who entered last week's snowmen and snowflakes challenge - gorgeous entries!

This week's theme is

A Shaped Card

... by which we really mean anything but a rectangle or square lol!

This week we have a fantastic prize on offer for a randomly drawn winner ... a £10 store gift voucher from the lovely Joanna Sheen


Don't forget ... to be eligible for the prize draw you must use Promarkers, Flexmarkers, Aquamarkers or Tria pens on your creation :-)

The rest of the DT have been fantastically creative and have come up with some fabulous cards - do check them  out.

Again this was a bit of a challenge for me ... I don't really "do" shaped cards as I don't have any large cutting machines, mega-nesties or anything like that ... so the biggest I can make is the size of a standard nestie. Not to be deterred though I decided to make a mini-easel, so at least I would have a bit more space to play with. I also chose fairly teeny decorative elements, including a small image for my main focus ... Yes, you've guessed it - it's the li'l Forever Friends Santa teddy lol!! In fact this card was the reason for me getting out the stamp whereby I ended up colouring eight images (see Monday's post lol!).

Anyhoo .. here's the result.


I have to confess this is also the first time I have coloured a bear using Promarkers, as in the past I found I couldn't get the right shades so bought (whisper it quietly!!) 5 Copics especially for the purpose.However I persevered this time as Iwas determined to do right by the spirit of the challenge. Not entirely happy wiith my colouring but I have ordered 4 new Flexmarkers to give me more furry colouring options in future lol!!


Stamp: Forever Friends;
Media: Promarkers & Flexmarkers; glamour dust on coat and hat;
Papers: none - ultra white pearlescent card;
Supplies: flowers by Petaloo; sentiment by Craftwork Cards; gems from The Hobby house; ribbon from my stash;
Tools: small, large and scalloped circle nestabilities; Cuttlebug "Snowflakes" embossing folder.


Challenges:
CES #64 - Bear Necessities
Allsorts #132 - Going Round in Circles
Passion For Promarkers #129 - Mega Christmas Challenge
Forever Friends (December) - It's All Christmas
Bling it On (December) - It's Christmas
Creative Card Crew - 'Tis The Season
Crazy 4 Challenges #116 - Inspired By A Christmas Movie
(Santa Claus - The Movie)
Pile It On #49 - Bling It Up!
Crazy Challenge #96 - Anything Goes
Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes

Hope you can join us this week at I Promarkers and look forward to seeing what you create :-)

15 comments:

  1. Such a pretty card! Love that image and your coloring (and the glitter :p). That ribbon is really pretty! Hugs, Hanneke

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  2. Well I think you have done a brilliant job hun, with the shape and the fur! Hugs Sxx

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  3. What a gorgous creation Pauline. Love it. Hugs, Ankie

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  4. Well I think your FF bear looks fab!

    Thank you for sharing with us this week at CES Challenge, good luck!
    Hugs Shell xx

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  5. Not happy? Your bear looks fab as does all of your colouring!! A super little easel card Pauline.
    Must just ask which colours did you use for the bear? Unlike you, I know I have bear colouring issues... :0(
    Hugs
    Kaz xx

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  6. whow very nice card and a forever friend animal
    thanks for joining the foreverfriends challenge
    this month
    patricia

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  7. Pauline I think your bear is fab! So is your shaped card! Thanks for joining in with this weeks Papertake Weekly challenge. Mary G x

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  8. So gorgeous card,I love the image and the colours.

    Hugs Riet.xx

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  9. This is so beautiful Pauline! xx

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  10. This is a lovely easel card - love the image and great colours. Hugs, Claire x

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  11. Beautiful easel card Pauline - super cute image.
    Hope you are keeping well.
    Thanks for playing along with us at Allsorts this week.
    Good luck.
    Debs xx

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  12. I love easel cards. Your looks gorgeous. Thanks for joining us at Christmas Inspirations Challenges. Hope you will play again next fortnight.

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  13. So cute, love the image and the shape
    Lindsay xx

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  14. I love circle cards... a fab image and i love those flowers..
    thanks for joining us in the Mega Christmas challenge at Passion for Promarkers.
    Hugs xx

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  15. Ahhhh so super cute. Love it...thanks for joining us at passion for promarkers this month. www.justwordz.ca

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Thanks for looking, and for taking the time to leave a comment - I really appreciate it.
Pauline x