14 November 2010

My Favourite Colours & My First DT Card For Gingerloft!

Well yesterday we didn't manage to find any snow :o( but we had loads of fun, & tired my poor dawgy out lol...well I'm on my own with the girlies tonight as Nige is off up to Scotland on a delivery! I think its sooooooooo wrong one of my closest friends Hazel (dido) lives about 15 minutes away from where he has got to go....sorry hunnie but he has promised to bring me up to see ya next year xxxx

Nige took this picture for me because it was just beautiful but blinkin freezing lol!!

My DT card for OSAAT this week, where we are asking for your
Favourite Colours
 I have used a gorgeous image from Eiglas which you can get from the

As you can see my favourite colour is lilac/purple I just love it!
I put loadsa stickles on everything & glossy accents on the baubles!
This weeks sponsor is
The winner will recieve a $10 voucher to spend in Robyn's online shop!

Challenges I Would Like To Enter
The Shabby Tea Room- photo inspiration
Fairymoon Crafts- sketch
Paper Cupcakes- non-traditional Christmas colours
Goodies I Have Used
IQ paper
Leaves- lush green & holly
Berries- berry red & cardinal red
Bauble 1- blossom, pink carnation & ice grey 1
Bauble 2- lavender, lilac, amethyst & ice grey 1
Bauble 3- lemon, canary, arctic blue & ice grey 1
Bauble 4- blossom, pink carnation, arctic blue, lemon,
canary, sunflower & ice grey 1
Bauble 5- blossom, lavender & ice grey 1
Star- powder blue, arctic blue & ice grey 1

Papers & Embellishments
DP - Nitwits 'Still Joyful Hearts'
Dew drops (clear) from Crafty Emma's Store
Glossy Accents
Corner swirl- provo craft
Colour distressing- Tim Holtz milled lavender
Paper distressing- thread cutter
Sentiment- Daisy & Dandelion
My stash- ribbon & purple card

My second card this Rememberance Sunday is my first DT card for Gingerloft!
This week we want to see your creations on
The Great Outdoors

Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Digital Tuesday- never used stash (websters pages)
Cute Card Thursday- anything goes
Sarah Hurley- Easel card

Goodies I Used
IQ paper
Snowman- cool aqua
Nose- bright orange
Arms- cocoa & henna
Scarf- lipstick red & berry red
Tree- cocoa & burnt sienna
Skin- blush & dusky pink
Hair- canary & vanilla
Coat- blossom & pink carnation
Trousers- ice grey 3 & 4
Shoes- tan & caramel
Hat- cyan & aegean
Gloves- cyan & aegean

Papers & Embellishments
DP- Webster's Pages- Ting-a Ling 'Sleighbelle'
Dew drops (red) from Crafty Emma's Store
Colour distressing- Tim Holtz stormy sky
Paper Distressing- thread cutter
Snowflake brad- HOTP
Ponsettia from Crafty Emma's Store
Circle sentiment- Pollycraft roundabout
Sentiment- Daisy & Dandelion
My stash- burgundy card & raffia

Thanks for stopping by & please pop over to both main challenge blogs & see what my teamies have been creating!
hugs xx


Lisa Jane said...

That photo is beautiful.. it looks a stunning place. glad you all had a great day
Love the cards .. lilacs and purples are one of my faves too
Lisa ;)

Josephine said...

Two gorgeous cards! I love the Eiglas image and all the sparkle you added. And the Gingerloft image is cute, and the detail you've added is lovely.

My'scardcorner said...

The photo is beautiful so serene.
Love both your cards the first looks great with all the baubles.
Good luck in your challenges.

Pamela said...

Thank you for joining us at Fairymoon this week. Your card is beautiful, and the photo is stunning.

Pam x

Liz said...

Well done hun beautiful pic and card too Can you e mail tell me how you go about getting the attitude stamps?
Liz x

Debbie said...

Such pretty holiday cards ... so glad you could join us and share some of your work in the Tea Room :)

Chocolate Orange said...

ASbsolutely gorgeous !! Love them Shell.

Choccy xx

Susan's crafty chaos said...

Both cards are fab. but I'm a sucker for purple so that one's definitely my favourite :)
Thanks for joining in with the fun at Fairymoon this week, hope to see you again soon :)

Carol Ann said...

Two fab cards Shell I thing the gorgeous purple one has to be my fav!
Hugs Carol Ann x

CraftinGranny said...

Oh Shell, these are beautifully done. Purple and Lilac are my favs too. Great images, designs and layouts. Thanks so much for joining us at Paper Cupcakes this week. Hope to see you back next week. "Hugs" Carol

cbuswell said...

fab cards, love the sparkle! thanks for joining us this week at the Shabby Tea Room!

Hazel (Didos) said...

Love them both Missus and that pic of where you was is stunning. Grrr at Nige!!!! Gonna go throw tomatoes at his cab 2nite since he didn't bring you and Charlie with him!!! Hxxxx

laney said...

Both fabulous cards Shell!! Love your colour combo's they look great

traceyg said...

Lovely card,fab colours thanks for joining in at Fairymoon

CraftyC said...

Beautiful cards Shell, and your hubby has taken a wonderful photo. Hope you are well!

Karen Lee said...

Hi Shell.....It sounds like you had a lovely day yesterday. I love the photo. And of course both of your new creations are adorable. I made it over to MAWTT as you suggested, but no Christmas cards this week, so I didn't enter my card.

xoxo Karen Lee

Patsi said...

Gorgeous card, very festive. I love the cute image.

Thank you for joining us at Sarah Hurley this week.

Patsi xx

coops said...

2 gorgeous cards shell.love the images and great colours :D

xx coops xx

Eiglas said...

What lovely cards Shell!
And thank you so much for using my 'Ornament Bough' so beautifully - it's a lovely job you've done!
Thank you!

Lisa Jane said...

oops i forgot to say thanks for joining us at Sarah hurley this week
Lisa ;)

Nilla said...

Lovely cards! Thanks for playing with us at Paper Cupcakes, hope to see you again! Hugs Nilla

uksharon said...

Love your card and I think purples always look good - its such a soothing colour!
Best wishes, Sharon

Ellie said...

Such wonderful cards. Love those image!

Thanks so much for playing along at digital tuesday, hope you'll join us again next week.

Patti P. said...

Love those ornaments and the purples are so pretty, so glad you could play along with us this week at Paper Cupcakes.

Dora said...

Two gorgeous cards hunni, love them both, beautiful fave colours lilac and purple xx and that photo looks amazing!

Clare Brown said...

stunning easel card love all the detailing.Thanks for joining us this week at Sarah Hurley challenges.

hope to see you next time hugs Clare x

Jo Davies said...

Hiya Shell, Two wonderful cards, love the Eiglas image and the Gingerloft image too, love all the sparkles and colours! Jo xxx

Gemma said...

wonderful DT creations Shell! :) X

Rebekah said...

Fabulous cards Shell, love the ornament Bough, fab colours hugs Rebekah xxx

Love crafts forever said...

Beautiful cards Shell, that is why you on OUR DT SHINE.
Hugs, Nat

Annie said...

thank you for joining in with our anything goes challenge on CCT!
hugs, annie x

Dawn said...

Both great cards Shell, love that photo.

Julie said...

Super cute card! Thank you for joining us at Cute Card Thursday!


Emma said...

Beautiful photo and cards, gorgeous images and details.
Hugs Emma x

A.J. said...

Two lovely cards - really stunning!

Crafty Creations by AJ

Jayne said...

Great card Shell, love the sparkle.

Sarah Hurley said...

Lovely card!

Thank you for joining us at Sarah Hurley Challenges

Sarah x