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Tuesday, 16 August 2011

Passion for promarkers #113–DT card

Good morning dear friends.  I hope your Monday went well, my first day back at work went ok with lots to catch up with.  It was lovely to see my friends and they are so fantastic and really appreciate me when I’m back which is so lovely.  The day just whizzed by – which was fantastic – let’s hope the rest of the week is the same lol!  

I don’t know if you remember me telling you but we were supposed to be having a new bathroom fitted whilst we were on our holiday but unfortunately our builder was still tied up on another job – well he finally arrived today so hopefully I will have a brand spanking new gorgeous bathroom very soon.  I have waited so long for this new bathroom, other things always seemed to need to be done before it but yay it’s finally being replaced.  I am so looking forward to seeing the finished result. 

Ok, enough waffling, let’s get onto my card.  There is a brand new challenge this morning over at passion for promarkers challenge which has been set by Debs.  She has chosen the fun theme of “a pirate’s life for me” so we want to see all your pirate images and I’m sure you’ll have lots of fun with this one.  As luck would have it I needed a card for an order for a 5 year old boy so this theme was perfectly timed for me.  Here is my card (which is A5 in size):

PFP challenge 113 - a pirate's life for me 

PFP challenge 113 - a pirate's life for me (close up)

The cute image is from DigiStamp Boutique and is called “pirate Josh and parrot” and I obviously coloured him with promarkers.  The papers have been in my stash for years and are by sandylion and I also came across the matching stickers whilst hunting around for embellishments.  The flash has glared on the smaller round stickers (which are coins by the way) but IRL they look really effective and perfect for a child’s card I think.  I added a computer generated sentiment and some natural twine from SU and my card was finished.  I hope the little boy liked it! 

Our sponsor this week is DigiStamp Boutique and Sally-Ann is offering one lucky winner 6 digi images of their choice.  As you know I love DSB images and there are so many gorgeous images to choose from.  The winner will be spoilt for choice. 

DigiStamp Boutique logo 

The rest of the design team have created amazing samples once again this week, so please pop over to the challenge blog and check them out.  We really appreciate all the lovely comments you leave for us. 

I would like to enter my card into the following challenges:

Cards for men challenge – anything goes

The crazy challenge – movies (pirates of the carribean)

Paper playtime challenge – anything goes

Totally stampalicious challenge – 1 square, 1 circle and 1 rectangle

Crafts and me challenge – make it count (age on sentiment)

Crafty creations challenge – sketch + male theme

Little red wagon challenge – add a bird

4 crafty chicks challenge – twine

Moving along with the times challenge – fantasy (pretending to be a pirate)

Meljen’s challenge – use black

I hope you will be able to enter our challenge this week and I look forward to seeing all your creations.  Before I go I would like to welcome my newest follower ‘squiggle7’ aka Emma *waves hello* – thanks for visiting me, hope you will pop by again soon.  Have a wonderful day everyone and thanks so much for stopping by.

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PFP challenge 113 - a pirate's life for me

Card ingredients:

Image: DigiStamp Boutique – ‘pirate Josh with parrot’

Papers: sandylion pirate papers and SU black cardstock

Tools: promarkers, sentiment created on the pc, SU natural twine, sandylion pirate stickers

21 comments:

downrightcrafty said...

on catch up Denise so sorry, love this gorgeous creation as I am sure Riley will too
Hugs Kate xx

Clare *Littlebear* said...

Fabulous card Denise!
Clare x

Molecraft said...

Fabulous card, love the image!
Helen x

Jacq said...

Hi Denise,
Absolutely Gorgeous!!! Love the cute pirate image, the dp's, the colour scheme is just fab. Love the layout. Coloured perfeclty as always.
Hugs Jacqui xxx

Lisa Jane said...

Ahoy there matey! Fab cute fun card
Thanks for joining us at MAWTT this week
Lisa x

coops said...

fabulous boys card denise.the image is fab and great colours and details ;D

xx coops xx

Julie said...

Fabby card, Denise!! Great colouring and love your papers and colours!! Juliexx

papertrails leaver said...

totally adorable card! Love the iamge you have used! Thanks for joining us at Crafty Creations for our male birthday sketch challenge! :-) Amy

Sharon said...

How cute he is!! Just perfect for a 5 year old. Thank you for playing with us at Paper Playtime!!! :)

Julie Hoffman said...

This is absolutely adorable! Perfect for a 5th Birthday Boy! Thanks for joining us for this week's Totally Stampalicious shapes Challenge!

Rose said...

Denise, your pirate Josh and parrot image looks fabulous on this great birthday card. Lovin' that number in your sentiment too! So glad to see your entry at the Crafts and Me Stamps digi team's Make It Count challenge. ~ Rose

Tamie said...

Ahoy! What a fun and fabulous card. Thank you so much for sharing it with us at 4 Crafty Chicks. the twine add just the perfect touch.

debby4000 said...

Cute, fun card Denise, love the image and perfect colours.
luv
debby

Maria Therese said...

The buttong are gorgeous in your blog.. I might make a few more when I have the time..
But you should put Eric in the candy jar too, I would enter that contest haha

Love to Doodle! said...

Super card Denise - fab papers and colours...xx

ferrellgraph-x said...

The cutest card! That looks just like my 5 year old pirate!
Kindest regards,
Jennifer Ferrell

louise said...

Super fab card denise
Hugs Louise xx

Meretekj said...

A very cute card.
My linknumber is 53

sari said...

What a fantastic card sweetie!! Just love your coloring and the image! Great details too! Hugs & Sunshine!/Sari

Donnas Den said...

Great card, Denise. Thanks for joining us over at Cards for Men and good luck with the challenge.

Donna x

Suzanne said...

Hi Denise thanks for your lovely comment I havn't done any for so long but I really enjoyed it so you might be seeing some more from me soon! Hope you are well and I am loving all your cards they are fab Sue :0)