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Tuesday, 22 November 2011

Passion for promarkers #127–DT card

Good morning dear friends.  I cannot believe how grey and murky it was yesterday – I went to work in the gloomy conditions and when I came home and it looked exactly the same.  I cannot wait for spring to come around again and we get the lighter nights – I know I’m wishing my life away lol! 

Anyway onto nicer things – it’s time for a brand new challenge over at passion for promarkers challenge.  This week the lovely Michele has set the theme and she has chosen “swirls and sparkles” which is such a lovely combination and so versatile for any occasion.  I decided to make a Christmas card as I still don’t have enough yet!  Here is my card:

PFP challenge 127 - swirls and sparkles

PFP challenge 127 - swirls and sparkles (close up)

I have used a super cute image from sugar nellie stamps called “snow buddies” and I coloured it with promarkers and flex markers.  I used my gorgeous new echo park paper pad called ‘winter park’ and it so beautiful.  There is something really “fresh and clean” about blue and white isn’t there and with the pop of red I think it’s a really fun colour scheme.  There is an abundance of stickles on all their “fluffy” bits and sparkly gems too  and the swirls are cut out with an x-cut punch. 

Our sponsor this week is Letraset and one lucky winner will receive one of their brilliant Promarker Stamping Kits.

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

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

OSAAT challenge – anything goes

Lollipop crafts challenge – anything goes

Paper playtime challenge – use a stamped image and add a sentiment

Pollycraft challenge – Christmas fun

Fab ‘n’ funky challenge – baby it’s cold outside

Paper pretties challenge – non traditional Christmas colours

Do you stack up? challenge – a splash of blue

Moving along with the times challenge – let it snow

The sugar bowl challenge – sketch and option ice/snow

Phindy’s place challenge – Christmas card

2 sisters challenge – let it sparkle

One stop craft challenge – blue

Totally gorjuss challenge – swirly whirly

The beary sweet challenge – your beary best

Bizzy Becs challenge – Christmas and make is sparkle

Crafter’s companion challenge – let it snow

Crafty calendar challenge – winter wardrobe

St. Luke’s charity cards challenge – Christmas is coming

I’m also entering this into the sugar nellie Facebook challenge which is an inspiration photo of a red, white and blue cake (which looks very yummy by the way)! 

I hope you will have a chance to enter our challenge this week and I look forward to seeing what you create.  Don’t forget our DT call ends tonight at 5pm – we are certainly going to have a tough decision to make as there are so many wonderful entries.  I hope you have a wonderful day and thanks so much for stopping by.

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PFP challenge 127 - swirls and sparkles

Card ingredients:

Image: sugar nellie stamps – “snow buddies”

Papers: echo park – ‘winter park’ paper pack, SU real red cardstock

Tools: promarkers, flex markers, stickles, SU basic rhinestones, personal impressions sentiment, circle nesties, ek success swirl punch

26 comments:

Clare *Littlebear* said...

Oh so cute and sparkly. Such a gorgeous image.
Hugs, Clare x

sari said...

Absolutly stunning card!! Great one for a young lad!! Love the colours and that image! have a great day! Hugsand sunshine!/Sari

Lisa Jane said...

Oh what a cute image and fabulous colours
Thanks for joining us MAWTT this week
Lisa x

Molecraft said...

Gorgeous Denise, fabulous image!
Helen x

Stamps and Paper said...

What a lovely Christmas card such a happy image. Thank you for joining in our challenge over at St Luke's

Anne

Stamps and Paper said...

What a lovely Christmas card such a happy image. Thank you for joining in our challenge over at St Luke's

Anne

coops said...

so stunning denise.gorgeous colours and i love the adorable image :D

xx coops xx

Mary Jo said...

So bright and fun! Darling card! Thanks for joining us at DYSU.

Caroline said...

Stunning card!!! Love the cute image and the papers are lush. Thanks for joining in with our winter wardrobe challenge at the Crafty Calender this month.
Caroline x

Craftilicious said...

What a great card for our challenge! Thanks so much for joining us this month.
Craftilicious x
St Luke's Charity Cards Challenge Founder

WencheP said...

This is so cute. Fabulous image. Thanks for joining us at Do You Stack Up.

-Wenche

Joey said...

Denise this is beautiful, gorgeous image, thanks forjoining us at pollycraft. Joey x

Lindsay Craftymonster81 said...

Really sweet card, love the image and the red and blue look fab together
Lindsay xx

Pysselfröken said...

I love your Card!

Miranda said...

gorgeous card Denise love the colourcombo and the image is very cute
thanks for joining our challenge this week
hugs
Miranda
DYSU DT

Christy Dillman said...

Wow this card just pops off page, love that color pallet and card design! Thanks for joining us this week at Lollipop Crafts.

Hugs,
Christy

Josephine said...

Fabulous card - I love the sparkle and wonderful colouring1

Thanks for joining us at One Stitch at a Time this week, and good luck!

Cheryl said...

oh this is just gorgeous love the image,and all the sparkle bless you for playing at creatalicious this month hugs cheryl xxxxx

Bettina L. said...

This is such a lovely snowman card. Love the sparkles and swirls and the gorgeous colours and design. Thanks for playing at Totally Gorjuss this week and good luck. Hope to see you back tomorrow for a new challenge. Bettina xx

Jenny said...

Hi Denise, this is a super cute card, the happy little characters made me smile :)
Thank you for supporting St Luke's Charity Card Challenge.
Jenny x

Mary J said...

Dinky cute! Thx for sharing with us at Pollycrafts Monday!

Mary J x

Julies Crafty Creations said...

What a fun image which has been beautifully coloured. Thanks for joining in with our Anything Goes challenge over at OSAAT and good luck. Julie DT

scrap joanny said...

great card - I love this image - thanks so much for playing witch lollipop crafts - hugs Joanna

Debgem said...

A lovely, cute Christmas card - thanks for playing along with St Luke's Charity Card Challenge!

Kiki said...

Awwwww, this is gorgeous! Love the papers and colours you've used. Great take on the sketch, too!

Thanks for playing with us in The Sugar Bowl.

Hugs, Kiki

papertrails leaver said...

this is totally precious! Thanks for joining us at Paper Playtime for our say it with sentiments! :-) Amy