Tuesday, 16 August 2011

Passion For Promarkers - a pirate's life for me!

Our challenge for this week at Passion For Promarkers is a fun one - a pirate's life for me!  We're sponsored by DigiStamp Boutique and the fab prize is 6 digis of the winner's choice.



I'd planned to go with more 'piratey' colours originally, but I had papers in front of me and the inspiration wouldn't come... so after a rummage through my papers I came up with this instead.

I've used the super cute Pirate Sammy from DigiStamp Boutique, and he's coloured with promarkers, flexmarkers and koh-i-noor pencils.  The papers are Making Memories, with core'dinations cardstock.  Zig zag border cut with a MS punch, star cut with a sizzix die, button, ribbon and twine from my stash.  The sentiment was made using a Paper Smooches alphabet set and some little alphabet stamps I've had for ages and never really used - they're a bit soft and tricky to use.

I'm entering my card for the following challenges:

I'm not sure what we're doing today... I'd planned a day in the park and lunch at KFC for a bit of a treat lol.  But it's bloomin' raining so the park's probably out for today - typical!


43 comments:

  1. love pirates! great card and fabby colouring x

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  2. Fab card, great colouring as ever and love the image! Shame about the weather, it's not raining here, but its windy and cloudy and downright miserable! Hugs, Claire x

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  3. Oh so cute and brilliantly coloured.
    Hugs, Clare x

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  4. Love this ,it's so adorable!
    Hugs Heidy

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  5. an adorable card from you again Lisa love the image and the papers too and a great LO shame about the rain it's not raining here yet but looks as though it's on the cards
    Jacki xx

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  6. Hiya Lisa this is stunning, your colourwork is just beautiful, great image. Joey x

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  7. absolutely fabulous colouring in as ever. love the image. he is so cute. great papers. perfectly co-ordinated as ever.x

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  8. Just fabulous Lisa, loving those colours and great colouring!
    Helen x

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  9. Another gorgeous card Lisa! I love the colours and papers you've used. xx

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  10. WOWWWWWWWW....sweetie this is just fabulous I love the colours you have done this is one lush pirate card..........FABBYLICIOUS!!!
    Hope you managed have a good day with the kiddies shug despite the poop weather.

    Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

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  11. Pretty creation n luv the coloring too.

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  12. This is such a great card Lisa I really like the colour combination you've used. Of course you've coloured the image to perfection!

    Did you manage to get a day out with the boys? If you did I hope you had a good time.

    Feebs
    xx

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  13. Great card and fabolous colouring♥.

    Hugs Marita♫♫

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  14. Your coloring is awesome!!

    Pop over to see a new vintage challenge blog It's all about the vintage. We have some yammy blog candy to offer on the whole August.

    See you there!

    Hugs, Sande xxx

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  15. Hope the rain stopped for you Lisa. This is a fab card, love the bright colours. Not sure what piratey colours are but these are gorgeous. Marianne x

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  16. Too cute Lisa and such a fun combination of colours...perfect colouring and button/star embelly :) donna x

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  17. Love the non pirate colours on this card. Colouring is fab as always

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  18. AWW!! Now what a really cute and sweet little fellow!! :) I adore your coloring here Lisa!

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  19. Incredible coloring! Love your fun take on the sketch. Thanks for joining us at the Sweet Stop.

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  20. OMG Lisa this is stunning! Your colour choice is fabulous.
    Have a great evening.
    Debs xx

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  21. Hi hun
    aww this is adorable, awesome colouring as always, great papers & design, luv the colours, sue,x

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  22. fantastic card lisa.your zingy colours are stunning and great pirate image :D

    xx coops xx

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  23. Oooo superb hun, i was looking for a nice pirate image for some of H's friends and he would be ideal, thanks Luv Sam x

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  24. Brill boy card, Lisa - your colouring is stunning and your mix of bold colours and papers just perfect!! Juliexx

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  25. So sweet Lisa, I love the colours you used and his matching parrot!
    Typical weather to spoil your plans...we are camping this weekend so I expect rain in East Anglia!!!
    Jenny x

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  26. Fantastic coloring Lisa! Super cute card too!

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  27. WOW! This image is just adorable and so perfectly colored! Thanks for playing along with us at the Sweet Stop this week!

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  28. Hi Lisa

    We started with rain here but it turned into quite a nice day in the end . .. .. hope the same happened for you and you were able to go out and about after all.

    Love your pirate card!

    Super neat and I love the colours!

    Love Jules xx

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  29. What a fantastic colourful fun card :o)
    Jackie xx

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  30. Adorable sweet Lisa, love the cute image.
    luv
    Debby

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  31. Brilliant card Lisa, your colouring and paper choice are perfect. Janette x

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  32. Gorgeous card - how cute is that pirate. Love the colour combo you have chosen too.
    Hugs
    Denise xx

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  33. Shiver me timber! What a cute pirate card! Great coloring and papers. Thanks for playing along with us at The Sweet Stop this week.

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  34. Oh this is a cute little darling, your colouring is superb, so are the colours and design, I love it.
    Hugs
    Lorraine x

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  35. What a cute image and I love how you've colored him! Thanks for playing along with us at the Sweet Stop!

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  36. Oh this has to be the cutest pirate ever! Love the colours :-) Love 'n' hugs, Mel xx

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  37. Gorgeous card, love the little pirate and your colouring is superb. x

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  38. Yup, you've made me go and get Sammy from DSB...you've showcased him so well: Love it! Dee

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  39. I love it! Awesome coloring! Thanks for joining us at Cards for Men.

    -Wenche

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  40. This is darling and so beautifully colored.

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  41. Love the bright colours and clean DPs. Thanks for joining our anything goes challenge at Cards for Men and good luck.
    Hugs, Alison x

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  42. Oh I love blue and orange together - fab papers and such an adorable card!!

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