Friday, 20 May 2016

Happy 7th Anniversary Passion for Promarkers Blog!

Hello crafty peeps and welcome to my crafty nook! I hope you've had a brilliant week, I can't believe it's almost the weekend again. Have you got anything special planned? As you might have realised from this post title, it's a very special week for the wonderful Passion for Promarkers Blog as they are celebrating their 7th anniversary. Wow, I wonder if I'll be celebrating seven years of blogging myself? If you are a regular reader of my blog then you'll know about the fantastic blog challenge PFP has on a weekly basis. I don't enter every week but I do make a point of checking out the themes they have every week and enter when I'm making a card that fits in with the challenge. I don't tend to enter the challenges that don't fit in with my own needs purely for the reason that if I don't have a card to make for my own use then the card I do make ends up cluttering my crudy and that's a room bursting at the seams as it is lol. I've made an exception this week though as I thought the theme of spots and/or stripes sounded like a lot of fun plus I want to start revisiting some of my older stamp sets and this was a perfect opportunity to do so.

Passion for Promarkers have got some fantastic prizes (as always) to give away for this week's challenge so if you'd like to join in then please click on the link . You can enter up to three times but they won't be giving out top five badges like most weeks (I'm still very proud of my own in the sidebar) as they will have lots of entries to check out.

Acid Drops & Whatnots "Birthday Splash" card
Close up of image coloured with Promarkers

Spots and stripes themed card

To make this card I used the following products: Acid Drops & Whatnots "Birthday Splash" stamp set free with Papercraft Essentials Issue 95. Papermania Capsule Collection "Spots & Stripes>Brights" 6" x 6". Blue linen card Crafter's Companion Clear Sparkle pen. Glossy Accents (for the water - it's hard to see in photos). Starfish charm, red glitter enamel dots and Bakers Twine. Foam pads and DS tape. Memento Tuxedo Black ink. 5" x 5" white card blank and envelope. Promarkers in Cool Grey 1, Almond, Cool Aqua, Tea Green, Indigo Blue and Midnight Blue.

I didn't have an exact match for the dark blue stripes in the paper so I combined my two darkest blues to colour in the bathing suit of this quirky character.It's hard to tell in the photos but the card is very sparkly in real life and I even added touches of it to the Bakers Twine.

I hope you like my latest card, it's very simple but a lot of fun to make and it was good to challenge myself to use a stamp set that's been languishing in my stash for a couple of years. I do hope you click on the link and check out the Passion for Promarkers blog, even if you don't join in with the challenge it's a great place for inspiration and to check out what other crafters are making.

I hope you all have a brilliant weekend and as always if you have any questions or comments then please leave them in the usual places. Until next time - keep crafting!

Love and crafty hugs,

Sarah xxx


  1. Fantastic card Sara, love the red, white and blue colour theme and sweet detail with the charm and enamel dots! Many thanks for playing along with our Ann'y challenge over at Passion for Promarkers this week and good luck! :) Donna ♥ x

  2. Gorgeous card Sarah. I love the sweet image and your colouring is perfect. Pretty papers too. Thank you for celebrating our 7th anniversary with us at PFP this week. Good luck and hugs, Denise x
    p.s. we are really happy that you enjoy our challenges x

  3. Great image and the perfect colours and papers to match! Thanks for joining in our Anniversary challenge at PFP, best of luck, Juliexx


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