Wednesday, 21 December 2011

I ♥ ProMarkers #97 - Anything Goes


Good morning and welcome to another I ♥ ProMarkers Challenge. Thanks to everyone who entered last week's colour combo challenge - don't forget to check the main challenge blog to see if you have won last week's prize.

This week is our last challenge for 2011 so it's a nice easy peasy one ....

Anything Goes

This challenge will stay open until 8pm GMT on Tuesday January 3rd 2012 - and we will be back with a  brand new year of I ♥ ProMarkers challenges on Wednesday January 4th. :-)

Don't forget that to be eligible for our challenge prize you need to use Promarkers, Flexmarkers, Aquamarkers or Tria pens on your creation - this week we are sponsored by Di's Digis who are offering a $10 gift certificate for their online shop - lovely!


For this week's challenge I decided to take a pause from my last minute frantic Christmas card making (I have somehow managed to make no less than 37 simple Chrimbo cards in the past 10 days!!), so I took the opportunity to make a card for my boss who will be celebrating her 50th birthday over the New Year.  (She's not into cardmaking so I think I'm safe to post it on here!! ... but as it is the only card I've had time to make with Promarker colouring it just has to be done regardless!!)


I adore this FF stamp and think he is very versatile for celebratory occasions. I made an A5 card to make it a  bit more special, but cut away the front of the card and then lined the inside of the  with Bazzill, punched out to form a border on the right hand side.

I also had my first go with my new Bow-Easy which I bought a couple of weeks ago from Bunny Zoe's Crafts. Took me  a little while to get the hang of it, but once I'd viewed this great Youtube video I was up and running ...and although you can't see it too well I actually made my first ever double loop bow - yay!

Stamps: Forever Friends;
Media: Flexmarkers (Capuccino, Champagne, Tea Rose, Pink Pearl); Promarkers (Sandstone, Ivory); Stickles on flowers and champagne bubbles;
Papers: Crafty Individuals "Springtime" pad;
Supplies: flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts; pearls by The Hobby House; ribbon from my stash;
Tools: large oval and large scalloped oval nestabilities; Martha Stewart "wildflowers" PATP; Crafts Too "daisies" embossing folder; Cuttlebug "Hippie Chick" alphabet dies for numbers.


Challenges:
Paper Sundaes #100 - Celebrate!
Passion For Promarkers #129 - Celebrations (2nd entry)
Secret Crafter #165 - New Year / Celebration
(I have chosen celebration)
Penny Black & More At Allsorts (December) - Happy Birthday! (2nd entry)
CES #66 - Party, Party, Party!
Totally Papercrafts #97 - Time To Party!
Sparkles - Anything But A Christmas Card
Crafty Pad #152 - Anything But Christmas
Corrosive #139 - Anything But Christmas
Sweet Stampin' - Sparkle & Bling
 (sparkly holographic silver card, sparkly champagne ;-) and Stckles on flowers)
Fussy & Fancy #52 - Monochromatic & Sparkle
Pollycraft #121 - Punch It!
Hotshot Crafts #1 - Promarkers (3rd entry)
Everybody Art #173 - Anything Goes
Really Reasonable Ribbon #38 - Anything Goes + Ribbon

Look forward to seeing all your creations - Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year from the I ♥ ProMarkers DT!
 

23 comments:

craftymum said...

Hi Pauline

your card is just beautiful. The flower spray is gorgeous.
Thank you for joining Hotshot Craft on our first challenge.

Hugs Sarah x

p.s. Have you joined our followers list?

Debbie said...

Lovely card Pauline, very sweet image too. Thanks for calling over at Sweet Stampin this week. All the best. Debbiexx

downrightcrafty said...

What a lovely creation thank you so much for sharing your lovely work with us at the Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge
Hugs and Merry Xmas
Kate xx

Debbie said...

Aww super sweet, cute card. :)
Thanks for sharing with us at The Crafty Pad Challenge this week. :)

Debbie
Merry Christmasxx

Claire said...

This is a delightful card Pauline, love the image and pastel colours. Hugs, Claire x

Dawn said...

Beautiful card Pauline! Thanks for sharing it with us at The Crafty Pad in our Anything but Christmas Challenge this week!
Good Luck
Hugs
Dawn xx

debby4000 said...

Love your gorgeous card.
luv
Debby

shaz earl said...

Fabulous card!

Thank you for joining us at Sparkles for our "Anything but a Christmas card" Challenge

Hope you will join us again soon, good luck in the draw

Shaz x

xxxtglxxx said...

This is a lovely cute card Pauline and so pretty! :)

Thanks so much for joining us at Sweet Stampin this week,

Merry Christmas,

hugs

xxalisonxx

Louise said...

Super sweet card,thank you for joining us at Penny black and more.
Hugs Louise xx

Tracy said...

A cute and Pretty creation. Thanks for joining Oldie But A Goodie challenge, good luck
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Tracy said...

Meant to put Penny Black & More, sorry Pauline
Tracy x

Nicola said...

Beautiful card Pauline, love the sweet image, design and those gorgeous flowers!
Thanks for entering Fussy and Fancy's Monochromatic and sparkle challenge this fortnight and good luck!
Love Nicola xxx

Mervi said...

hi Pauline,
gorgeous card for big celebration!

Thanks for joining us at Penny Black & More, good luck!
Happy New Year;-))m

karen said...

Hi Pauline, this is gorgeous, pretty embellies, thanks so much for joining us at CES this time, Karenxx

Jan Hennings said...

WOW! Your coloring is amazing! Thanks for playing along with the challenge at Really Reasonable Ribbon :)

Julie said...

Gorgeous card, love the image and colours!! Thanks for playing along with us at PFP, Juliexx

Julie said...

Gorgeous card, love the image and colours!! Thanks for playing along with us at PFP, Juliexx

Anita said...

A beautiful birthday card! Thank you for joining in the Pollycraft challenge.

Stressed Stamper said...

Beautiful card
Thanks for joining us at Totally Papercrafts
Good Luck
Sarah

Unknown said...

The card design is very good and the flowers are very good and cute.
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plastic card

Vicky said...

Such a gorgeous card, I love the image.

Thank you for joining us girlies over at CES Challenges, good luck hun.

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

Jennifer said...

This is gorgeous and perfect for our CES challenge this time. Happy New Year too! xx Jenny xx