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Wednesday, 24 August 2011

Pollycrafts new release blog hop and candy!

Paula of Pollycrafts has created a MEGA large release for August!  There are new Swings and Slides, new Luna Bitterfrosts and introducing the all new Casper Silvermist too!  And to showcase all of the gorgeous images, we are doing a blog hop!  The hop will start on WEDNESDAY 24th AUGUST and will run until 10pm UK time on SUNDAY 28th AUGUST!  So plenty of time to get around everybody's gorgossity!

And not only will you get lots of inspiration, there are prizes to be won too!  First off, display with pride our blog hop badge...



And then, comment on each of the DT posts with a chance of winning one or more of the new release!  Not only are some of the DT giving away the digi they have used, we are also giving away the following prizes to randomly chosen commentors:
 

1st Prize ALL of the new release images
2nd prize the 6 Luna images
3rd prize the new swings and slides images 
4th prize the 2 Casper images

So without further ado, here is my make using the brand new Casper Silvermist...

 
 

So want to win my Casper Silvermist My Board?  Just leave me a comment and I will randomly choose a winner after the blog hop has finished and announce them on my usual Pollycraft Monday post next...errr....well Monday, lol!!







So onto the rest of the hop!  You should have come to me from the wonderful Lou but if you need to start from the beginning, go to lovely Cazza who is kicking off the blog hop!You now need to hop off to the uber talented Anita!

And in case you get lost, here is the blog hop order...

Mary J (me!)



And don't worry if you don't win this time, you can buy the new release from Monday 29 August in the shop at their usual brilliant value!



I am entering my card into the following challenges:

Paper/cardstock: Bazzill cardstock, Cosmo Cricket The Boyfriend paper pad
Stamps: Pollycrafts Casper My Board (available on 29 Aug), brick wall background, digi sentiment (can't remember who from!)
Mediums: Copics, chalk ink in charcoal, Distress Ink in Antique Linen
Accents: chipboard arrow, floss from stash
Tools: Distressing Tool, Nestabilitie label die inside card


65 comments:

alethea said...

Fab Boy Card!! Love that image and the papers you have used!! HUgsxx

Heather said...

Love the card, and what a brill boy image :)

Cazza said...

This is sooooo coooool Mary J, brilliant DP's and embellies, love the distressing and the stitching!
xxx

Kylie said...

LOVE that wall!! Your colouring is amazing and Casper look 'cool' with attitude!

Hugs, xo

Maria Therese said...

Really cool card ♥♥

Lizy said...

Oh wow! Another awsome image! I love the way you've made the card too! :D
Lizy x

Denise and Louise said...

Fantastic card. Great images and fab papers.
Denise xx

Vicky said...

Fabby dabby card shug I love the papers they are lush. I do love the cool image more tho. I went to go staright over to buy all of these........til I read not til Monday so now I'm in a huge sulk
;0(

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

Joey said...

Stunning card Mary J, beautiful distressing works so perfectly with Casper, just love that wall! Joey x

CosieHosie said...

This is great! I really struggle with boy cards.
I'm also loving the hop so far :D
Connie
xx

Elizabeth said...

Love your card and the colors. It's a real boys card.

coops said...

fantastic male card mary.the image is fab and i love your papers and design :D

xx coops xx

Jacqueline941 said...

Great card, I really struggle with boys card, ok with little boys it's the older ones I have problems with.
Jackie x

heidy said...

Hi Mary J,what a stunning boy's card,as always great papers!
And you are more than welcome to join in my little crafty club lol
XXX Heidy

Pöydän kulmalla näpertelijä said...

Wow! So grungy. Love it!

Lisa Jane said...

oh this is fab - i love that brick wall- could think of lots of uses for that!
I wont have access to the internet tomorro - so ... hope you have a fabulous day xx
Lisa x

Faye said...

Hiya Mary. This is soooooo cool. The papers are really funky and just perfect for Casper. I love the stitching. Love it. xxx
(Thanks also for playing at Little Miss Muffet this time.)

Shime said...

I like your card! Very very pretty for boys! I am not able to make boy cards and have not tryed yet... but i'll make efford looking on you.

Pami said...

You really are the queen of boy cards honey! This is just fab. The background papers, distressing and stiching are just perfect for the great new image! I love his name! Pami x

Kerri said...

Love the card coloring is right on..as for the image it is grt..I guess I love it all....thks for sharing

shortstop said...

What a fab male image, great for all the men cards that I struggle to do!

Lynne Armstrong said...

He's very cute Mary J. LOVE your layout and DPs :) Can't wait to go shopping on 29th lol
Hugs xx

Fabiola said...

superbe! très masculine....biz

Nana Diana said...

Great card, Mary!! I love the style, so perfect for the image. Thanks for stopping by. Hope you are having a great summer.

Tigger a(r)t work said...

He is to cool for this world *lol*, great boy card!!!
Hugs
Tiggerchen

Lawren said...

What a great boy card. I love the designer papers you used and all the distressing. Great job.

Jenni said...

Love your card, great new boy image - always looking for funky boys!
Jenni x

Vicky said...

Super Mary...! great image and fabulous layout too hun...

big hugs Vicky xx

Creations by Shirl said...

Hi Mary~
Luv that Casper, hard to find good male images...Your card is awesome, that wall behind him is something else.... Luv the papers and the coloring too. Thank you for stopping by and leaving me a sweet comment on my blog.. I will be your newest follower too!.
Have a great day/eveningZ!
Hugs!

Katina said...

Casper Silvermist - what a cool name and suits him so well! Brilliant card Mary - as always! xx

Lorraine said...

Perfect grungy boy card, Mary J! Love the colors, coloring and papers!

Pop's Cards said...

Wow sweetie this is gorgeous x x x

Louise said...

I like Casper! He's a newbie to the Pollycraft family isn't he? Amazing card- love the distressed edges and rugged look. Fab sentiment too. Thanks for the blog hop. x

Cindy Haffner said...

FUN and FABULOUS!!~

Kathleen said...

Brilliant boy card, great image and super papers for a male card.
Love the brick wall paper sooooooo apt for males, as it is sometimes like talking to a brick wall, talking to men.

A very Happy Birthday for tomorrow or today if you don't read this till Thursday. Many happy returns.

Kath x

Danni said...

Great card!! Perfect for a boy!

Delphine said...

WOW, brilliant card, Mary! Everything works so well together! Great image and sentiment and the distressing looks fantastic! And thanks for joining Little Miss Muffet Challenges:-)! Good luck! Hugs Delphine xx

Jennifer Shults said...

This is VERY cool! I love all the textures in the background!!

Doreen said...

This is just gorgeous,love all the distressing.xxx

Donna Mosley said...

Fab card Mary J, love the image and great details.

Donna x

JLJ Designs said...

Great card! I love the grungy edges.

Jen

Anita said...

Fabulous male card Mary J. Beautiful coloring and I love your background papers and distressing.

Theresa said...

Fabulous card! Love the image. I have some of that DP and I just don't know what to do with it. You used it fabulously!!

Carly said...

Awesome! I find it so hard to do masculine cards .. this is fabulous!

Chrissy said...

Fabulous masculine card
Mary J, awesome...love the brick papers..ooo...love them.The distressing is fabulous and love the cross stitches..

Luv CHRISSYxx

Amanda R said...

It is amazing to drop by and see what image you have used each time, your cards are so varied but each one is just wonderful. Love it!

ChickieChirps said...

Fab card Mary J! It's a perfect boy card and that brick background is perfect for Casper!

Arabella

Lou Mac said...

This is awesome! I love the rough look - that brick wall is too cool.

The touch of stitching and the sentiments are perfect for this cool guy!! Nice job! :D

xo

Frea said...

Visiting your blog today I just scrolled down to find this gorgeous boy card! Love the image, it's so suited for guy cards!! Great papers too!! Hugs, Frea

Flowergirl said...

Stunning card! Great design for a boy card x
Wendy x

Anonymous said...

Such a fab card design. A really great use of the space, giving the background as much prominence as the character. Cool! You deserve to do well in your challenges.

ribenaruby said...

Hi this is a great boy card, love the colours used here inside and out! Ruby x

Angie said...

Omg.. super cute!! Love your coloring!

Tina said...

This is a great image and you have showcased awesomely! I love your card - great job.

Mette said...

What a great lads card. Love the papers and your colouring. Just FAB

Hugs, Mette

punknscrap said...

This is so cool! Love the grungy look on this crad.

Anne said...

Really cool card!

Katina said...

Me again Mary! Thanks for joining us at Papertake Weekly this week! xx

Bonnie said...

I don't have a blog but I wanted to say how much I like this image.

Debbie said...

Fantastic card for a boy.He's a funky lad. Great image and fun papers.Love it.Thanks for sharing.I just love all of the new stamps.Love Debbie Johns x

Cheryl B. said...

Great boy card!

Donna said...

Love this card, perfect male card and the brick paper is fab. Thanks for joining in the Little Miss Muffet Challenge, hugs Donna x

jo said...

Wow, Casper's one cool dude! jo x

Anniebee said...

Cute boy card! Creating for the men in my life is always a challenge but I have been trying to make more "guy cards" and have actually improved quite a bit through forcing myself to do it. This little guy is a delight.

Anniebee
anniebeescraftroom.blogspot.com

Cazzy said...

Not sure I am going to make it, minutes to go to midnight, love the card.

Cazzy

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