Back at the end of May news was received that the only forum I used was to close. The imag-e-ation forum was to finish, kaput, no more. Devastating to hear as I've made many friends because of that forum, both cyber, but better still, in real life. Without that forum I would not have met any of my good friends (not counting those that I knew before the forum - *LOL*) and many are now friends for life. We've had crafty days, weekend meets and now .... holidays. I would never have been to Tanzania this year without having met Jackie through that forum. I wouldn't have just come back from a weeks girlie holiday in Spain without having met the ladies that I went with, and to, without that forum but help was to hand! One member - one of our British Spanish residents - Senorita Lynn, found an host and opened another forum .... Crafters Reunited .... and most of the regulars, and my friends, have transferred there and it's moving along well. It's become a 'home from home' and, although imag-e-nation is not yet closed (but could disappear at any time), it is little used now.
Anyway, I've digressed right from the outset but it's a bit of background to what's to follow so ....
It was decided that Crafter's Reunited would continue with the card challenges but to only have one challenge a month, starting on the 1st of each month. June saw the first challenge and, although it is rare for me to enter them I took the plunge. To 'celebrate' the football/soccer World Cup being held in South Africa and to show a bit of patriotism, the theme was set as a card for any occasion but the colour had to be red, white and blue.
I had been playing with my Promarkers and had coloured a few images. Thought I had one that just about fit the bill so I put it on a card and here it is .... Colouring has a way to go but reckon it's just about passable. I didn't win the challenge and didn't expect to but thought I should support the first one on the new forum. No idea when I'll enter another one - lol!
Stamp - Greeting Farm's Miss Anya
Colouring - Promakers
Embellishment - Miss Anya mounted onto Nestability petite oval, Stickles, Craftwork Cards Christmas sentiment and Card Candy, Stamping Up Scalloped oval punch
Papers - Papermania Colossal Christmas Contemporary paper pack.