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Wednesday, 2 November 2011

A new week begins!

So it seems that my week now begins on a wednesday, Why? you ask, well i'll tell you why, because I am now a fully fledged member of the I Love ProMarkers Design Team and our new cards go up on a wednesday. I intended to do a new entry every sunday but that has all changed now (not that I'm complaining though).

This weeks entry had me filled with dread and fear - Glitter and Glitz. Not that i'm averse to a bit of Glitz you understand, it's the glitter that fills my heart with dread! I hate the stuff and so very, very rarely use it; it goes everywhere, it sticks to everything, it taints everything you use, it's not a particularly masculine thing to use, etc etc. So to HAVE to use it was a real challenge for me but I think I have managed to pull it off. I bought myself another Make It Crafty background, they really are amongst the very best in the world at the moment, and used one of the latest Kenny K creations - Toy Soldier, who was an absolute joy to colour. I used the glitter to just highlight where the snow was on the background, so rather subtle for me I thought!

Anyhoo, I hope you like it as much as I did creating it (LOL), and I will see you again real soon

Andy x

Entered into The Paper Shelter - Challenge #38 Christmas Fun

The Pixie Cottge - Challenge #94 Get Started, Make A Christmas Card

Scrapbook Sisters - Challenge #58 Anything Goes

Stampavie and More - Challenge #155 Anything Goes

The Paper Variety - Challenge #58 Humorous

Anita Be Stampin' - Challenge #26 Anything Goes

Ladybug Crafts Ink TLT - Challenge #44 Non Traditional or Distressed Christmas

Papertake Weekly Challenge - Anything Goes (Plus a bit of bling if you like!)


  1. wow this is amazing!!! Love your colouring!!!

  2. Fantastic card. Great images and gorgeous colouring.
    Thanks for playing along with us at The Pixie Cottage this week xx

  3. Very fun card with fab coloring! So glad you shared it with us at The Pixie Cottage this week :)

  4. Fabulous card Andy, beautifully coloured. Thanks for the link to the background too. Debs xx

  5. Fabulous Christmas card would bring a grin to many a face on Christmas morning LOL Thank you for sharing with us at Craft-Room Challenge XOXO Zoe

  6. A brilliant card Andy, I love the image and your fabulous colouring. Thank you for joining us at Craft-Room Challenge.
    xxx Hazel.

  7. Great card, I love the background image and then adding the sassy girl makes a nice touch! Great coloring as well. Thanks so much for playing at THE PIXIE COTTAGE this week:)

  8. This is brilliant! Love your card, and you've coloured the image perfectly! Great card for our challenge! Good luck, and thanks for joining in at the Craft-Room Challenge. Maria x

  9. Hi Andy! Brilliant card, love your choice of images and colour scheme, just fantastic. Congrats on your DT post too :-D
    Thanks for joining in with us at Ladybug Crafts Ink Challenge this week, hope to see you soon,
    Sue xx

  10. Fabulous card Andy...I'm the total opposite..I adore glitter...the more the better as far as I'm concerned. I even put it on a golf ball on my husbands birthday card for Saturday (I'll be posting it on my blog so you can see for yourself lol)!!! Great pp and your colouring is amazing :-D Thanks for joining in the fun at LCI this week xx

  11. Wow, what a gorgeous card, stunning image and fab colouring, love the papers too!

    Thanks for joining us at Craft-Room Challenge, good luck and hope to see you again here;-))m

  12. Wow..congrats on your design team place, I know of several men who would be very happy to receive this card, it's fab and I think you overcame your dread of glitter perfectly...Thanks so much for joining our Craft-Room Challenge..Esther xx

  13. Andy, I love this card, I love it all! Thanks for joining us at craft room challenge, debi x

  14. Great card! Love that sassy gal! Thanks for making us smile over at The Paper Variety this week and I hope you will join us again, Andy.

  15. This is wonderful! Such stunning colouring and wonderful image combo. Thanks for playing with us over at TPS this Week.
    Love n hugs

  16. WOW!! Gorgeous creation and I am now a new follower! Thank you so much for sharing your wonderful talents with us at Papertake Weekly and hope you join us again soon!
    hugs, Sharon

  17. Lovely Card!! Thanks for Playing with us at the Pixie Cottage!!

    Many Blessings,

  18. wow! You sure are good at coloring! I think i could use a good teacher! Funny & sassy stamp :) Thank you for playing along with us this week at TPV!

  19. Gorgeous card! I love your blog! (I'm the new follower!)


  20. Great Card Andy,congrats on your win at LCI,thanks for joining in last week and appologies for not getting round to visit last week. Hope you join us in our Blogaversary Blog Hop,Julie.x

  21. I love playing with glitter!! Have just come across your blog and like your witty style of telling things, and your surname is very cool indeed! Did you know that Tim Holtz also hates glitter? I only just discovered that today when reading his blog regarding making his first Christmas tag...


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