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31 October 2011

Pollycraft Monday #117: Anything Goes

Good Monday Morning!  Another week has flown by and over here the temperature has dropped a little bit more.  It looks like we might be in for a cold winter!

It's time for a new Pollycraft Monday Challenge!  We had loads of great entries into our Spooky Goings On challenge last week!  It was great to see so many people getting into the spirit of Halloween.  

This week it was Marit's turn to choose and she chose everyone's favourite challenge... Anything Goes!   Our sponsor this week is Letraset and the winner will receive a pack of 5 Promakers.



Head on over to the Pollycraft Challenge blog and check out the fabulous projects our DT has to show you this week!  Also, did you know that Paula is having a bundle sale on in the Pollycraft shop?  You can get some amazing deals there at the moment!  For example you can get all four of the Christmas Chesters for £2.50!!!

I decided to try to start getting ahead with my Christmas cards and I used one of the adorable Chesters. 







































































The papers I have used are from Crate Paper and October Afternoon.  I coloured Chester with copics and highlighted around him by flicking out from the image with B0000 and B000.  I added Stickles to his hat.  The charm is from The Secret Garden on Da Wanda and the sentiment is a stamp from Lili of the Valley and I think the ribbon is from The Ribbon Girl.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
The Ribbon Girl: Jingle all the way to Christmas
One Stitch at a Time #86: Christmas
Dream Valley Challenges #19: Anything Goes
Come and Get it Challenges: Anything Goes
Little Claire's Designs #14: Christmas

Here's a close-up of Chester:





















And here are the copics I used:

























Have a lovely week!

Arabella Chickie in Glyfada, Greece  

17 comments:

Chrissy said...

Gorgeous card Arabella...love your colouring and the fabulous gingham ribbon.Lovely papers, and all the colours so suited to each other...really lovely.

Luv CHRISSYxx

Mary J said...

Ohhh, he was popular for this week, Arabella! I love your version of him - soooo sweet!

Sherry said...

You did such an amazing card. Your copic skills are incredible. I want so much to learn how to color with them, but am afraid to make the investment for fear I won't be any good at it. Thanks for inspiring me today.
God Bless
Sherry

Sarah said...

Hi Arabella, what a brilliant card. Such a sweet image and your colouring is just fabby! Wanted to say thanks for your comment over on my blog - it is appreciated. I'm off to become a follower of your blog. Sarah

Sheena said...

Fab card - those colours so work and I love the oversized bow! Sheena xx

Donna Mosley said...

Wow! this is stunning Arabella. Love your gorgeous colouring. Thanks for joining us at Little Claire's.

Donna x

Ribbon Girl said...

Lovely image and you've coloured it so well. I love your bright and cheerful card, thanks for joining in with the Christmas challenge at Ribbon Girl, Mary G x

Cazza said...

Another stunner Arabella and amazing colouring!
Hugs,
Cazza
xxx

Kelly Booth said...

Your Coloring is just Amazing....I scrolled down and just Love each and every image!! So Perfect...

Anita said...

Beautiful card Arabella and your coloring is fabulous, as it always is. I love that yummy ribbon you've used and the sparkly sentiment tag.

Joey said...

LOVE this Arabella, your colouring is stunning. Joey x

Love crafts forever said...

Beautiful work. Thank you so much for playing with us at OSAAT. Good luck.
Hugs Nataliya

Nikki Byrne said...

So gorgeous and such a cute image :o) thank you for joining us at OSAAT this week. Good luck. Hugs.

NIKKI DT

Faye said...

I just love hwo you put colours, patterns and papers together. This is one super card! Love it. xxx

Faye said...

I just love how you put colours, patterns and papers together. This is a gorgeous creation. xxx

Wenda said...

Great card, thanks for joining us at OSAAT this week.

Hugs Wenda

Lin said...

Oh my just how cute is this! I love the image and the way you have coloured him and the whole thing is really pretty.

Thanks for joining us at Dream Valley this time.

Lin