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22 August 2011

Pollycraft Monday Challenge #107 Autumn Colours

It's Monday and isn't it a lovely one this week?!  Well it is for us, our trip finished early and we got back home last night instead of still being busy working today!  

It's time for a new challenge at Pollycraft Monday and the challenge this week chosen by Sheena is to use Autumn Colours!  The sponsor this week is Bunny Zoe Crafts and the prize is a £10 voucher to spend!  So head on over to the Challenge blog and get some inspiration from the fabulous creations from the design team!


Now I must admit that this one had me totally stumped for a while as I'm not a very autumny colour sort of person, but then my order from Crafty Emma's Store arrived and I found I had ordered these delicious papers from Crate Paper called School Spirit Collection that fit the theme perfectly!

Here's my card:

























I have been dying to colour up this sweet fairy from the Swings and Slides Enchant and Explore set for ages but hadn't had time until now.  I coloured her up with copics (see details below) and was inspired to try something different with the wings from Barbara's stunning fairy wings here, but I couldn't find the pic to copy at the time so I had to do it from memory.  Hhhmmm maybe better next time.

The papers are from Crate Paper, the tag and the gem are from Maya Rd and the corner embellishment is from Make it Crafty.  The seam binding is from The Ribbon Girl.  The sentiment is cobbled together from the Sonny Says and Critters and Cogs sentiment sets at Pollycraft.



















































I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
Designed 2 Delight Saturday Challenge: Anything Goes
Annabelle Stamps: Say it with... Distressing
Crafts 4 Eternity: Flags, Tickets or Tags

Here's a close up of the gorgeous wee fairy:

























And these are the copics I used:

























Happy Monday!  I hope you can join us!  Oooh and did you see the button on the sidebar?  We are having a blog hop to celebrate some gorgeous new releases from Pollycraft and there will be some fabulous prizes, so be sure to check back on the 24th to join in the fun!

Arabella Chickie in Lavrio, Greece

17 comments:

Emma said...

So gorgeous, love the colours and layout. Fabulous to hear your delivery came to the rescue ;-)
Hugs Emma x

Kylie said...

WOW, what a gorgeous card! LOVE your design and your image is just too cute!!!
Thanks for playing along with us at AnnaBelle Stamps!

Take Care,
Kylie X

AnnaBelle Stamps Blog said...

Just beautiful! So cute, and love those colours!
Thanks for sharing with us this week :)
Andrea

Lizzie said...

So sweet !! Love your colouring !!!
Thanks for joining us this week at C4E.
Liz

Joey said...

Gorgeous card Arabella, lovely layout and papers. Joey x

Gill McCall said...

what a fabby card - thanks for playing along in my challenge this week at CBGM

Sheena said...

Fantastic! Love the colours and the stitching is fab! Sheena xx

pinky said...

So so sweet! Thanks for joining us at C4E this week.
Pinky

Mary J said...

Arabella honey, I think this is my most fave of all your cards! So far! Love how you've used those DPs and chipboard!

Faye said...

That ribbon picks out the wings perfectly. And the scroll is a perfect touch. Tis luuuurverly. xxx

Anita said...

Beautiful card Arabella and I LOVE those papers.

Michelle said...

AWWWWWW...what a cute image! And your colorng is awesome!! Thanks for joining us this week at Designed 2 Delights Saturday Challenge!!

ChickieChirps said...

This one is lovely Arabella, well done chica.
BB

Sue Kohler said...

what a beautiful card!! love the super cute beautifully coloured image, the wings are superb!!
Thanks for sharing with us at AnnaBelle's this week! :)

michele said...

Gorgeous! Thanks for joining us at C4E this week hugs x

my little scrapping corner said...

beautiful card. love the colors, the coloring and the use of papers.

Thanks for playing with us at C4E this week, hope you join us next time too

my little scrappingcorner
DT Craft 4 Eternity

Deb Mitchell said...

Ohhhh what a gorgeous card she! I love the design & colors-a brilliant card! Thank you for playing along to Kenny K's Krafty Girlz Challenge Blog this week xox Hugz, Deb