Tuesday, 12 September 2017

Passion for Promarkers - Let it Shine...

Good morning, Blogger buddies! Well, it seems that there are forces working against me at the minute...firstly, my PC decided that despite having it's hard drive changed and working for a few days, it had done enough computing and was going to switch itself off...permanently! After a bit of investigation work and testing, it turns out that my memory controller has given up the ghost...I sometimes wonder if this has happened to me?!...and that I need a new motherboard and processor...
So, I am currently using my laptop as my main computer, which admittedly is better than nothing, but it's just not the same when everything is set out differently and you have to go about things in a whole new way...it's a bit like losing a comfy pair of slippers or having to give up that old threadbare cardigan that you love...
But I'm still here (and hopefully that's the main thing)...and it's Tuesday!...so you know what that means...it's time for a brand new challenge over at Passion for Promarkers! Now it seems that our challenge for this week is set by the lovely Nic (aka Coops) who has given us a nice, easy theme of Let it Shine - so we want to see all those magpie things like mirror card, glitter, Glossy Accents, metal...but then those forces came into play again and somehow I managed to make a card using our next challenge theme, despite the fact that I had checked the folders to see what the theme was and used the sponsor image and everything...yes, everything but the right theme!! So this creation came into being at about 11pm last night...
I went a bit off piste with this one and decided that, rather than colouring an image, I would use my markers to create a patterned background.  I used Blue Pearl, Vanilla, Sandstone and a Blender pen to make this plaid...and then spent this morning panicking, wondering if it is okay for me to put in a card without a coloured image...if so, I'll be back later with another card to share?!
For my shine, I used a lovely silver glitter card as a matt and for the large star die cut.  I also used a silver glitter ribbon, but it doesn't show very well, a few coloured diamantes and a pretty glitter heart added a bit more bling...
Right, I'm leaving it there before anything else decides to go against me and I look forward to seeing what you create to join in with our fun challenge this week...
Don't forget, to be in with a chance of winning the prize...which by the way is a fantastic £15.00 voucher for Dies to Die For...you must use your Letraset/Winsor & Newton mediums and follow the challenge theme...
Crafty hugs,
Lisa x

2 comments:

Jane said...

Hi dear Lisa I hope you get this sorted soon, it's a pain when your computer gives up.I still have a desktop (as well as my tablet and surface)as I too find it an old friend. Your background is amazing...I first wondered where your coloured image was as I thought you had used pattered paper. You clever thing! A really cool card. Sending sunshine from my balcony in Rhodes..last day today sadly but a fab holiday. Take care, hugs xx

Hazel (Didos) said...

Fingers Crossed you have a fabby working computer soon. Love this card and I thinks its brilliant, what a super idea to make your backgrounds using the pens. Love it, Hazelxx