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Wednesday, 20 April 2011

I ♥ Promarkers Challenge 62 Anything Goes!



Well it's Wednesday, and I'm behind again! Real life just keeps eating up all my crafting and computer time. Today I had to go to the hospital to get some crutches, I have to accept that I can't walk without the support any more no matter how depressing it is.


This afternoon was spent form filling, then I had to sort out a couple of birthday cards for the mother-in-law. So I'm finally here, better late than never!!



Right, this week at I ♥ Promarkers we have a really nice and easy challenge for you. It's 'Anything Goes'. Our sponsor is Sentiments 4 You, which is a great little site, with the prize being $10 to spend in the online store.
The Design Team got to use some of the sentiment digis, mine says 'For someone special on your birthday'.
The image I've used is Connie, a digi image from the Simply Adorables collection. She's available at Funky Kits here.
Connie has been coloured with Promarkers (which you MUST use to enter our challenges)
I've masked her and stamped a Magnolia grass image behind her, to which I've added extra grass and flowers with Promarkers. The sky has been done with Distress Inks. The image has then been die cut with Nesties Labels 15. The dp is an old sheet I found amongst my stash so I'm not sure what it is. The blue card is Bazzill which has been punched both sides with a Martha Stewart swirl punch. The circle sentiment digi has been punched out, then matted onto pink card die cut with Nesties Crown Circles. The flower is from Wild Orchid Crafts and has been sprayed with Glimmer Mists as it started off white.
I've used seam binding ribbon from Crafty Ribbons to make a bow with a bow maker and got a bit carried away, but I quite like the resulting bow. The gems are from stash and the cardstock is 6 x 6" blue Bazzill.





I've found quite a few challenges to enter this card into:

Sundays with Crissy Challenge 16 - Spring is in the air
Kaboodle Doodles Challenge 63 - Thoughts of Spring
OSAAT Challenge 58 - Make it sassy!
2 Sisters Challenge 35 - Bingo - Die cuts/glimmer/flowers
A Gem of a Challenge 19 - Pearls & Swirls - 1 or both
Nettie G's Digital Gems Challenge - Favourite digi and colour

I'll be back tomorrow with my 3rd Guest DT card for Creative Inspirations. They have a fab pets/animals challenge which started today!


16 comments:

Cheryl said...

oh hun so sorry you are on crutches,bless you know how it feels,so you take it easy hun,please as for your card its just gorgoues,the colurs and that ribbon is just stunning take care hun hugs cheryl xxxx

Saskia said...

Lovely to see your work at Card Cupids, thanks!!

Greetings, Saskia
(guest designer)

Tammy said...

This is gorgeous Julie and your coloring is absolutely beautiful! Thanks for Cooking it up with Katie this week!
Tammy x

Cheryl said...

Gorgeous card! I love that bow!


Thank you for joining our “Celebrate Easter or Spring” challenge at Sentimental Sundays .

~Cheryl~


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Wenda said...

Such beautiful card, great coloring thanks for joining us at OSAAT this week.

Hugs Wenda

Love crafts forever said...

Gorgeous card. Thanks for playing at OSAAT. Hugs Nataliya

Scrappin Chris said...

Love your card. Thanks for taking part in NettieG's Digital Gems favorites challenge

Chris
Lead Designer

Jacqueline said...

great use of pastel colours. Thanks for playing along at Card Cupids.
Hugs. Jacqueline

Ellis said...

Wonderful card Julie, thanks for joining us at NettieG's digital gems! =)
Hugs, Elenor

Mina said...

oh no Im sorry to hear you need crutches Julie, my Dad uses them too...your card is beautifully coloured and I love that big bow...Happy Easter to you and those you love and thanks for joining in with our Crafts and Me challenge
Mina xxx

Melanie said...

Your card is just beautiful...this is such a lovely image, and your colouring is gorgeous. Thanks for joining in at Sundays With Crissy!

Cammy said...

Very cute! Love the bling & bows! Thanks for joining us at Kaboodle Doodles!

Joanne said...

Very sweet! Thanks for joining us at Little Red Wagon:)
Joanne xo

Joanne said...

Congrats on being featured on Little Red Wagon! Thanks for playing along with our challenge :)

Vicki Dutcher said...

Congrats on being featured at The Little Red Wagon -- what an utterly FABULOUS colored card! WOW!

Janet said...

Great Card! Thank you for joining AGOAC

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