Monday, 13 October 2008

Pollycraft Monday Challenge *1* Christmas-no red!

Hello and thanks for visiting...


Today we have set the VERY first challenge over at the new blog...POLLYCRAFT MONDAY CHALLENGE

And its SOOOOO exciting!! I just can't wait to see what kind of response we get, and to view all your wonderful creations!!

The Design Team (YES...I know, i can't believe I have a DT!!!) have come up with some brilliant cards for this challenge.. please take a look at their blogs for more inspiration... (links on the right)

This week we have challenged you to create a Christmas card without using the most christmassy colour of all....RED

Here is my take....

I've used The MO-Having a ball stamp, but (if you'll pardon the expression) I've cut his ball off! (he should be sitting on a snowball!!) coloured with just normal pencil crayons and highlights added with fineliners...

I've then had him 'sitting on' a strip cut from the Happy-Holly-Days Christmas Wishes papers (which i've just 'aged' slightly by adding some distressed edges, and dots)

Behind this i've used the magnolia swirly star stamp, and added little gems...

The backing papers are DCWV, Flowers and ribbon from my stash, Brad - Laura Ashley.

very 'untraditional' but then ...thats me!!

Hope you like it...

we'd love you to join in with the challenge....

All we ask is that you have at least one pollycraft design on your project... Decoupage...stamped image..backing paper...the choice is yours!

Visit the challenge for more details...

Have fun

Paula xx

9 comments:

Emma said...

Morning Paula
I have been waiting for all your post to appear re the challenge. I need something to get my 'teeth' into.
Already have a plan in mind so my entry should be posted today.
Emma x

Poppet said...

Gorgeous hun, shame he had to have his balls cut off!!!! Love the colours you have chosen, so different, i am so excited love Pops x x x

LINANNA DESIGNS said...

What a beautiful card Paula. I have just ordered some of your lovely stamps so i can take part in some of the challenges. Can't wait to play with them. Hugs Linda x

ella bella said...

ohhhh that sounds painful lol!!!

fabulous card Paula love your design and the way you have used the image and the colours are just gorgeous. great work
Tracy x

Emma said...

Sooo sorry, I was that excited about the challenge starting and getting on with my entry that I didn't even comment on yours!!!
It goes without saying tho that its FAB!
Emma x

tracie said...

Hi Paula, thanks for a great 1st challenge and congrats !!!
Love your card - gorgoeus, gorgeous purple and blue and what a cutie stamp.
Thanks again - I really enjoyed palying
hugs :)x

CraftyC said...

Your card is fab, good luck with the challenges!
Clairex

Ella Cards said...

Hi Paula!
Well I have just finished my attempt at the challenge, just trying to get my camera to work and I'll send it over!!!
Kelly x x

POPPET said...

Love your new look blog hun, there is something for you on my blog, have a great weekend love Pops x x x