19 September 2010

Operation Write Home!!!!

This weeks OSAAT challenge is very special....we are doing a challenge to promote
the awareness of Operation Write Home, which supports our nations armed force, by sending blank handmade greeting cards, for our troops to send home & also to send them words of gratitude & thanks to encourage them...
Please pop over to KatieKat's blog to see her GDT card for this challenge...


You would never believe how much of a mess I got into with my distressing inks making this card, but I had so much fun lol...

Challenges I Am Entering
The Stamp Man- distressing
Catch The Bug- birthday (OWH)
Shelly's Images- birthday (OWH)
Stamp something- use a digi
Paper romance- birthday (OWH)
Bellie Challanges- beginning with B (butterfly)

Stuff I Used
Image Sylvie 'Kokeshi Dolls 2'
IQ paper
Promarkers
Floor- tan & caramel
1st Doll- duck egg& turquoise
2nd Doll- blue pearl & cornflower, dusky & sunkissed pink
3rd Doll- red & ruby, duck egg & grey green
Faces- blush & dusky pink
DP- K & Co designer 'Classic K Bailey'
Distressed with Tim Holtz 'Vintage Photo'
Ticket stamp Tim Holtz
Sentiment Craetive Impressions
Flower & flutterbut my stash
Pearls- papercellar

This week we are sponsored by the fantastic Joanna Sheen, the winner will recieve a £10 voucher to spend in her online shop...
Thanks for stopping by, please pop over to the main challenge blog or to
Operation Write Home for more details on how you can help our troops!
hugs xx



32 comments:

Dora said...

This is gorgeous and your distressing is lovely... it shows that you had fun he he xx

Liz said...

WONDERFUL CARD SHELL, THINKING OF YOU HUNNI
I HOPE THE MEAL WENT WELL

LIZ XX

Lisa Jane said...

Lovely card - one of my favourite images . Love the vintage feel to your card
Lisa ;)

Margreet said...

You did a great job Shell....this is one of my fav images!
xxx Margreet

Shelly's Images said...

Wonderful card....and thanks so much for joining us this week for our OWH Challenge. :)

Josephine said...

That's such a lovely card! Beautiful.

Sammibug said...

Cute card! Thanks so much for joining our OWH challenge this week at Shelly's Images. We'd also love it if you'd join us in our "All Dressed Up" challenge, but hurry, it ends in just a few days!

Brenda Brown said...

Inky fingers yey - what a great card Shell. You knew I'd love the style didn't ya??
Take care. B xxxx

Carol Ann said...

Lots of ink ... sounds like heaven! Great card Shell.
Hugs Carol Ann xx

Dawn said...

Absoloutely gorgeous hon. lovely card.

crafty amy said...

This is beautiful shell and for such a great cause :D

Hugs

Amy xx

Jo Davies said...

Beautiful card Shell, hugs Jo xx

Jo Davies said...

Beautiful card Shell, hugs Jo xx

Sammibug said...

Hi Shell! Great card! Thanks for joining us in our All Dressed Up Challenge at Shelly's Images!

Love crafts forever said...

Amazing colouring. Love it. Hugs, Nataliya.

ona_i_ja said...

Shell your card is amazing.
Hugs
Agnieszka

coldwaters2 said...

Wow Shell this is one awesome creation the distressing has given it a beautiful olde worlde look which I adore the image is gorgeous I love it.
Hugs
Lorraine x

Lori said...

Shell, what a GREAT card. I love the image and the distress inks add just the perfect touch. I especially love the little ticket with your sentiment...very nice. Thanks for including Catch the Bug with Bugaboo as one of the challenges you played along with. I do hope you'll join us again this Saturday for our next challenge.
Lori

Rae Anne said...

Oh, super-duper cool image!!! And, I'd say that the distress inks were the good kind of trouble. . .;) Thanks so much for participating in Catch the Bug's challenge with Bugaboo Stamps! :D MWAH!

Emma said...

A beautiful card, gorgeous image and colours.
Hugs Emma x

Gemma said...

a lovely card Shell, you've given it a great oriental feel to go along with that fab image :) X

chrissy xx said...

Gorgeous card. You might have got in a mess lol but, youv'e done the distressing peeerfect!
Chrissyxx

Irena said...

Awesome card, lovely images.

Tracey Feeger said...

Wonderful card. Love the images. Thanks for joining us at Stamp Something. Hope to see you next time.
mwah
Trace

Marjo said...

Hi Shell,

Another gorgalicious DT creation. Love all the embellies.

Hugs, Marjo

A.J. said...

This is fantastic - I love the vintage/oriental theme. This is the kind of card I'd love to receive!!!

Crafty Creations by AJ
Amanda

Min @ Kaymin Kreations said...

What a fabulous card! Love the distressing and colors you used!
Thanks so much for playing along with us at Shelly's Images for our OWH challenge!
Hugs & Happy Days!
~M

Jodie Mackrell said...

what an adorable card! love the colors and ticket sentiment too! thanks for supporting the OWH challenge at Bugaboo stamps!

Vixykins said...

What a fab colour choice, looks lovely together x

Fankoo for joining in at The Stampman x

Amy said...

VERY UNIQUE CARD. I LOVE IT. THANKS FOR SUPPORTING OWH AND PLAYING WITH US AT BUGABOO

Joy said...

fantastic! Thanks for joining Bugaboo- Joy

Paul said...

Thank you for supporting our OWH Challenge at Catch the Bug.
TFS
Paul
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