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Tuesday, 19 August 2014

Alf Fishing - Digi Stamp Boutique - Passion for Promarkers DT

Good morning everyone and welcome to another challenge at Passion for Promarkers. The lovely 'Lou' has worked her magic and created a sketch for you to follow this week.  It can make things so much easier to make a card when you don't have to design the layout.
For my card this week I have chosen an image from our sponsor 'Digi Stamp Boutique', 'Alf Fishing'.

I think he is just so cute. He is straight cut and backed with coordinations card, making a faux nestie. The papers are all from LOTV. The fishing creal,hat, fish and gone fishing sign are all buttons from my stash. The corners are from Marianne Dies.

This is the sketch I used.


A close us of my image. He is of course coloured with Triamarkers, Promarkers,Flexmarkers and a little Prisma pencil.  The cloud background was made by masking off Marianne cloud dies.


The inside does reflect the front.


I hope you will join in with our challenge with the chance of winning a £10 Digi Stamp Boutique voucher to spend in store.


The other girls have made some fabulous cards for your inspiration this week I hope you will take the time to have a look at them here.
Don't forget to enter you have to use Letraset products, Triamarkers, Promarkers, Flexmarkers, Aquamarkers, Neon markers, or Metalic Markers



Tuesday, 5 August 2014

Nurse - Sassy Studio Designs - Passion for Promarkers DT

Hi everyone, a little late with my post today. I ricked my neck yesterday as someone had parked too close to my car and I just managed to get in, but twisted my neck in doing so.  Huge apologies to Denise and Gina for my late entry for the Passion for Promarkers DT.
So to get to today's card where our theme chosen by the lovely Lisa. is 'Button it' (just add a button somewhere). I have used that ever so sexy nurse from Sassy Studio Designs..... believe me I have been on the wards all week and haven't seen one to match her ;)

She is straight cut and mounted on a Sue Wilson Granada Die from Creative Expressions.  The backing paper is from Docrafts and the sentiment was computer generated. Buttons from my stash.


She is of course coloured with Promarkers, Flexmarkers and Tria markers. I added Glossy accents to her lips, shoes and that lethal looking syringe.

We are being sponsored this week by Sassy Studio Designs who are offering the luck winner 4 digital images of their choice, and they do have some amazing ones.
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Don't forget to enter you have to use Letraset products (promarkers, flexmarkers, triamarkers, aquamarkers, neon markers or metalic markers).
I hope you will visit the blog and then follow the links to the amazing cards my teamies have made for your inspiration this week.

Thanks for taking the time to look

Friday, 1 August 2014

Winter Friends - Sherry Baldie - Winter Wonderland DT

Good morning. We have a change for you this week at Winter Wonderland. So many of our DT's are on holiday that we decided to give everyone a holiday and have this challenge run for a whole month, until 28th August.  That does of course mean that we have lots of sponsors who are giving you 6, yes 6, chances to win a prize.  We have made it a simple challenge too 'Anything Goes for Christmas'.
I decided to make something other than a card and have a gift bag this week.


I have used a Sherrie Baldie 'Bestie' image which I think is called Winter Friends. She is cut with SB Grand Labels 4 and backed with a TL Kensington die. The sentiment is also Tattered Lace.  The Poinsetia and corners are SB. Backing paper from LOTV and pearls and ribbon from my stock.


She is coloured with Flexmarkers, Promarkers and Tria Markers with Prisma Pencils for added details. I also added glamour dust and flowersoft to her ruffs.

Our Generous sponsors are.

Crafts U Love - a £10 Voucher for one lucky winner

Crafty Sentiments Designs A £10 Voucher for one lucky winner

Delicious Doodles - 4 Digi image for one lucky winner

Stamp and Create with a Voucher for one lucky winner

Marianne Designs with a lovely prize for one lucky winner

Click It 4 Crafts with $35 to spend for one lucky winner

So come on join in you could be a lucky winner.  Don't forget to pop over to the blog to see what my teamies have made for your inspiration this week
Thanks for taking the time to look

Tuesday, 22 July 2014

Toes in the Sand - Saturated Canary - Passion For Promarkers DT.

Good morning from a bright sunny North East England, isn't it lovely seeing the sun. Today it's Julie's turn to pick a theme for the PFP challenge, and she has chosen 'Summer Lovin', so nice and easy, anything you love about Summertime.
I have used a SC digi called 'Toes in the Sand', I actually bought it when it first came out and finally got around to using it.


She is just too cute, and a surfer too.  I cut her using SB curved rectangles and added a faux nestie behind her. The flowers are MB Hibiscus, again bought about 2 years ago and finally used. Backing Papers from Nitwits. Ribbon and sentiment from my stash.


She is of course coloured with Promarkers, Flexmarkers and Tria Markers. I added distress ink to the background.


The inside does reflect the front.


We are being sponsored this week by Whiff of Joy who are offering the lucky winner a their choice of stamp.


My other teamies have made beautiful cards again for your inspiration, hope you have a look at them here. Don't forget to enter this challenge you must use Letraset products (Pro,Flexi,Tria,Metalic,Neon or Aqua markers).  Looking forward to seeing your creations.

Thanks for taking the time to look

Friday, 18 July 2014

Warm in the Winter (2014) - The Paper Shelter - Winter Wonderland DT

Good morning everyone hope you are enjoying the lovely weather. Just back from cruising the Med and thought it would be freezing when we got back.
Today is the start of a new challenge at Winter Wonderland where Lorraine has chosen the theme 'Blue Christmas', so lots of blue on your cards please.  I chose to use a TPS image 'Warm in the Winter' which I have coloured before in traditional colours.


She is cut using a SB labels 22, with a faux nestie behind her.  The poinsettia corner is a new one from Memory Box. and the gems are from my stash.


She is coloured with Promarkers, Flexmarkers and Tria Markers and I added copious amounts of Glamour Dust to the snow and as snowflakes.


The inside does reflect the front.


We are very lucky to have 2 sponsors this week.


The Paper Shelter who are offering a $20 Gift certificate  and



Digital Delights who are offering a $5 Gift Voucher

The other Girls in the Snowflakes Team have made some beautiful cards for your inspiration this week, I hope you will take the time to have a look at them, here.
Don't forget you have to use a christmas image to enter the challenge and you can enter up to 3 times.

Thanks for taking the time to look, and good luck if you enter

Tuesday, 8 July 2014

La Mer - Aurora Wings - Passion for Promarkers DT

Good morning from a very wet and thundery North East England, so glad I am flying off this afternoon to the sunshine.  Today is the start of a new challenge at Passion for Promarkers, and although I chose the theme (before my holiday was booked) the lovely Lou is taking it over for me.  I chose 'I do like to be beside the seaside', so it's anything to do with the sea, in it, on it or beside it.


I have used this amazing image from Aurora Wings called 'La Mer'.  She is straight cut and all embellies are from my stash.

She is of course coloured with Promarkers, Flexmarkers and Tria Markers. I also added Sacura pen to her pearls and to the sea weed but unfortunately it doesn't show very well in the photos.


The inside does reflect the front.


We are very lucky this week to have two sponsors. Letraset are offering a set of 6 markers and Crafty Sentiments who are offering 3 digi's from their store

http://letraset.com/

http://craftysentimentsdesigns.co.uk/

The other girls have made some fabulous cards for your inspiration this week.  I hope you will take the time to have a look at them, and of course enter the challenge.
Don't forget you have to use Letraset products (Promarkers, Flexmarkers, Triamarkers, Aqua Markers, Metalic Markers or Neon Markers) to enter the challenge.

Thanks for taking the time to look

Friday, 4 July 2014

Ragged Angel - Mo's Digital Pencil - Winter Wonderland DT

Good morning and hope it's a good one for you.  Today is the start of a new challenge at Winter Wonderland where the theme this week is 'Spots and Stripes'.  I have used a gorgeous Mo Manning image called Ragged Angel.  I cheated a little as the spots on my card are on her scarf rather than on the backing paper.


She is cut with SB Grand Ovals backed by a Grand scalloped oval. The corners and leaves are from MB. Flowers from LOTV. Backing papers, charms, rickrack ribbon and pearls are from my stash. It doesn't show very well in the picture but she is standing on Pinflair ice crystals and I also added glamour dust to her wings. The sentiment is a peal off.


She is coloured with Promarkers, Flexmarkes and Triamarkers.


The inside does reflect the front.


On the inside I added a MB star border rather than the rickrack.

We have a wonderful sponsor this week 


Oyster Paper Crafts who are offering a £10 voucher to the winner

The other WW girls have made some fabulous cards for your inspiration this week. I hope you will take the time to check them out.  Don't forget to enter this challenge it must be Christmas related.
Thanks for taking the time to look

Tuesday, 24 June 2014

Mother's Day Flower - Sassy Cheryl - Passion for Promarkers DT.

Ooops I forgot to post this this morning.
Today is the start of a new challenge at Passion for Promarkers where the lovely Shelley has chosen the theme 'Rags to Riches' in other words recycle something on your card.  I have chosen to use a Sassy Cheryl image 'Mother's Day Flower' which makes a great birthday card too.  My recycled things are the acetate front, which was from the packaging of a shower mat, and the ribbon which was from a chocolate box.



I love her expression. She is cut with a SB labels 4 with a faux nestie behind her. The flower swirls are peel offs and I added flower gems to the centre.


She is of course coloured with Promarkers, Flexmarkers and Triamarkers.


The verse is from LOTV and the backing paper is Nitwits.


We are very lucky this week to be sponsored by Polka Doodles where the lucky winner will receive 2 images, Fredericka Chic and Fredericka Debutante

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Fredericka - Chic Digistamp - Nikky Hall at PolkadoodlesFredericka - Debutante Digistamp - Nikky Hall at Polkadoodles

Don't forget to enter you must use Letraset products, (Promarkers, Flexmarkers, Triamarkers, Aqua Markers, Neon Markers or Metalic Markers)

The DT girls have really been using their recycling skills this week to produce some fabulous projects and I hope you will take the time to look them over.

Thanks for taking the time to look