3 February 2011

Celebrating Chinese New Year

looks whos coming to live with us from tonight!! (sorry pic is pants off me blackberry)
Meet FREDDIE my new baby named of course after the bang tidy!!
Mr Andrew Freddie Flintoff!!
My baby leopard gecko!!

Well this week over at MAWTT we are celebrating Chinese New Year!!
So on your creations for this week we wanna see the colour
 RED or for it to be influanced
by Oriental in some way or another!!

We have our regular sponsor this week Stitchy Bear designs!!

We were lucky enough to get the chance to use one of Stitchy's images I chose Miss Weeble ...I think she is just perfect to celebrate Chinese New Year with!!

I fancied a change with my shape of card so, decided on a gate fold. Not made one for a while, but I do like it!
Excuse my fingers at the bottom, its the only way I could take a picture with it closed!

Challenges I Am Entering
Crafts & Me- red
Paper Playtime- digi monday
By The Cute & Girlie- red
I Love Promarkers- anything goes
Goodies I Used
Image- Miss Weeble from Stitchy Bear Designs
IQ paper from Staples
Promarkers from Crafty Emma's Store
Skin- blush, sunkissed pink & baby pink
Hair- cool grey 5 & black
Kimono- poppy, ruby, gold & black
Brolly- lipstick red, red, black & raw sienna
Around- warm grey 1

Papers & Embellishments
DP- Oriental Treasure stack from Papermania
My stash- black card
Corners- Oriental Treasure die cut set from Papermania

Thanks for stopping by today, please pop over to the main blog & say hi to my fellow teamies!! Hugs xx


Lisa Jane said...

oh Freddie looks gorgeous .. such a little cutie lol
LOve the card Shell.. that image is fab and the papers are perfect
Lisa ;)

Pami said...

oooh no! I can't say I am a fan but I am sure he will be well loved!!! Fabulous card Shell, she is a very cute image, its nice to do something a little different with the fold! Have a great day. Pami x

Hazel (Didos) said...

Love the card and loves Freddy more. Happy New Pet Day Loves Me xox

My'scardcorner said...

Lovely card Shell and Freddie looks
a cuti enjoy..

Brenda Brown said...

Fabulous card Shell, the lovely flowers, colours and image give it that real oriental feel.
Wow Freddie is ready to come home eh? Woo hoo, bet you all will be watching him for days. Have fun.
luv and hugs {brenda} xoxox

Kathleen said...

A really pretty card, thank you for joining us this week at I ♥ Promarkers.

Ayelet {Jenny} said...

Beautiful card! Freddy looks soo cute! lol Thank you for playing with us over at BTC&G and good luck! x

WeirdCat said...

Great card, thank you for joining us at I♥Promarkers this week
Ruth x

Kristel said...

That is a gorgeous card Shell!
Hugs Kristel

angelwhispers said...

Love the card but Freddie wins with hands down!! Love Chanelle xx Hurry up with more photo's!!

Tine said...

Hi. Great card, not too keen on the wildlife! LOL. Thanks for joining us at I ♥ Promarkers.
Tine :)

Craftyanny said...

Absolutely love your card Shell but your welcome to keep Freddy!
Anne x

Jenn said...

Really pretty card I love it....but I love the Gecko more LOL!!!


stitchy said...

Shell this is adorable and so is Freddy haha...what a great addition to the family :)...thanks hun, fab job on your gate card, never seen one like that before :)..


Emma said...

Hope Freddie has settled in ok. Your card is gorgeous hun, love the image and colours.
Hugs Emma x

coops said...

gorgeous card shell.love the oriental image and striking colours.
hello freddie.i love geckos :D

xx coops xx

Jules said...

Tee hee Shell!!!!

Hope Freddy behaved himself last night!!

I'm afraid he isn't something I could get excited about .. .. I would be constantly worried it had escaped LOL!!!

More excited about your card. It is lovely .. .. great colours.

Love Jules xx

The Scrapbooking Queen said...

Super Adorable project and awesome inking
It really shows off your talent…
Thanks for playing with the Queens at
Paper Playtime
The Scrapbooking Queen

Angel said...

Hey You!!!!

This little fella is getting around a bit, obviously likes the camera, Freddy is adorable hun, makes me miss mine two!! :0(..

Card is great, love the colours!!

Huggies Angel

having a {me} day said...

Fabulous red card and I just LOVE that adorable gecko!! keeley

My name is Wynneth said...

Sweet card, I love anything oriental. Thanks for joining us on I ♥ Promarkers this week.

Louise Emma said...

Lovely oriental colours hunny x Great card x

crafty amy said...

Sorry I am so late getting here hun. that card is sweet but Freddie is sweeter. My little sister has just got herself 2 of 'em :D
Thank you for joining us at Crafts and me and good luck.


Amy xx