Tuesday, 9 May 2017

Blame it on Cadbury's!

Aurora Wings are currently having a challenge with the theme "My Favourite Colour Combo", so I was discussing this with a friend. My favourite colour is purple, which I blame on Cadbury's, but I never really thought about a favourite combo. My friend suggested purple and chocolate. I don't recall ever using that as a combo so thought it was a great idea. With the Cadbury's connection I've also added gold. I'm picturing the old style Dairy Milk wrapper with the gold foil!!
I've used the gorgeous image 'Poppy Elf' and changed things up a bit by doing her skin purple and the flowers brown.

Product list:

  • Bronze card
  • Outline stickers
  • ProMarkers -  Aubergine, Plum, Purple, Amethyst, Lilac, Lavendar, Burnt Sienna, Cocoa, Cinnamon, Caramel
  • Wink of Stella, Clear
  • Sakura Gelly Roll, Metallic Gold





I am entering my card into the following challenges:
  1. Stamps by Aurora Wings (FB) - My Favourite Colour Combo
  2. Power Poppy - Frame It Up!
  3. Simon Says Monday - It's A Frame Up
  4. The Corrosive Challenge - #5 May AG
  5. Aurora Wings Challenge - #49 Frame It
  6. Sparkles Monthly - #91 Favourite Colour Combo
  7. Deep Ocean - #154 AG
  8. I ♥ ProMarkers - #334 AG/option One Layer Only
  9. Passion for ProMarkers - WK394 Bingo Anniversary Challenge (square, bling, text)
  10. Crafting By Designs - May AG
  11. Crafty Calendar - May Flowers
  12. Crafty Cardmakers - #188 Add A Sentiment
  13. A Perfect Time To Craft - #5 AG




19 comments:

  1. What a gorgeous card in a unique and beautiful color combo, Nicola! I loved reading about where your inspiration for this combo came from. I love how rich and elegant the whole card looks, with your beautiful coloring and lovely design. Thank you for joining our 'Frame it!' challenge at Aurora Wings. Mitzi xx

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  2. Wow this looks amazing. Great colouring and I love your colours too. Nice work.
    Thank you for sharing with us over here at Classic Design Team Open Challenge and best of luck with your entry.
    [Annette Registered Owner/Admin for Classic Design Team Challenge]

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  3. Sorry Nicola, that should have read Challenge....

    Annette DT for http://aperfecttimetocraft.blogspot.com.au/


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  4. Hi Nic. Oh yes... I definitely identify with the Cadbury's association!! I love your purple and chocolate combo for this image and card, and your colouring is incredible, as usual. Such great definition, using so few colours!! Thanks for sharing your talent with us at Passion for Promarkers this week, for our Anniversary Bingo Challenge. Linda

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  5. Oh wow this is as yummy as chocolate but much less fattening. Thanks for sharing at Passion for Promarkers in our special anniversary bingo challenge

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  6. This is such a gorgeous card. Your colour combo really works beautifully and your colouring skills are superb. Thanks for joining us in our Anniversary challenge this week at Passion fro Promarkers.
    Lorraine DT

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  7. Wow Nicola! What a fabulous color combo I never would have thought of. Gotta say I'm craving chocolate about now. LOL Gorgeous coloring and I love the touches of gold and additional poppy detail. Thanks so much for joining our Frame It Challenge at Aurora Wings. xxD

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  8. A beautiful card Nicola. Love the colors and your coloring is awesome. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Calendar and we hope to see you again soon. Hugs, Gale DT

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  9. WOW this is stunning, I love purple too and of course cadbury's purple is a fav!! Love your card and the colouring is amazing, Thanks for sharing with us on Passion For Promarkers this week on our Anniversary, Good Luck, Hazel xx

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  10. Love your gorgeous 'Cadbury'colour scheme, awesome colouring and a lovely card - just one problem .. I am now craving chocolate!! Thanks for joining our Anniversary challenge at Passion for promarkers this week, good luck in the prize draw and I hope you'll join us again soon,
    Love Jacky xx

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  11. Beautiful - love the rich colours.

    Thanks for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers!

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  12. Very pretty card and a lovely sentiment. Thanks for sharing this with us at Crafty Cardmakers and good look with the challenge Angela x

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  13. Wow! this card is fantastic, colors are incredible! fabulous! !Thanks for joining us this week on Simon says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog! Barbara

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  14. Beautiful card. Love your colorcombo. Thanks so much for joining our Frame It challenge at Aurora Wings. xx

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  15. Fabby looking card with a great image. Thanks for joining us over at passion for Promarkers this week.
    Love n hugs Marie

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  16. Wow Nicola, this is a wonderful creation! I love choice of colours and your colouring is gorgeous!
    Thanks for playing at I Love Promarkers Challenge.
    Ileanaxx

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  17. What a beautiful card! Great colouring and the glittery frame is fabulous!! Love that Cadburys was your inspiration!! :) Thanks so much for playing along with Power Poppy this month!!

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  18. Very unique image, great use of the flowers for the side panels as well. So pretty. Thanks for playing in our Power and Spark challenge this month.

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  19. Your card certainly screams "CHOCOLATE"!
    Thank you for sharing with us over here at "A Perfect Time To Craft" and best of luck with your entry.

    Jen DT for http://aperfecttimetocraft.blogspot.com.au/...

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Thank you for visiting my blog and taking the time to view my creations.
I am trying to reply to your kind comments as I do read all of them, however I often publish from my phone and then get distracted by my children or life in general!
I am always trying to improve my colouring and cardmaking skills and constructive feedback is always welcomed.

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