6 July 2011

Funny Birdie Thingy!!

Oh I have been a nawty girl today, I have ordered some of those fine nib thingys for my Promarkers & they are a lot cheaper than I thought they would be! Can't wait for them to come, hope they hurry up!!

Anyhoos todays make is a funny one, I don't know if you remember but my gorgeous hubby took me to Dawn Bibbys shop a while ago & whilst we were there I got a set of Hero Arts stamps. Well this fuuny little birdie come potato thingy is from that set lol!!

I took about 30 photos in all & these 2 were the best! Its so dull here today, I think we are gonna have some thunder later!

Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Cupcake Crafting- single layer cards
Paper Sundaes- stitching (2nd entry)

Goodies I Have Used
Image- Birdie by Hero Arts from Dawn Bibbys shop
4" square petal point card blank
Promarkers from Crafty Emma's Store
Bird- raw sienna, terracotta, henna, blossom & rose pink
Crown- gold
Doodling- brown whisper brush pen

Thank you for stopping by today, I hope your weather is better than ours....even our Charlie dawg is hiding under my craft table!
Hugs xx


Phyllis said...

Shell, A BIG WARM WELCOME to the Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge!! We are delighted that you have joined us. Your card is lovely with great colors and cute image!! The MMDesign Team thanks you for playing in our challenge this week!

Phyllis MMDesign Team


Shell - this is brilliant! LOVE the potato birdy thingy - it just makes you smile doesn't it!!
Love and hugs, Sylvia xxx

Renlymats World of Family & Crafts said...

Hey Shell! Good to see you again! Great job with Priscilla's sketch. I love how clean and simple your card is. The bird looks so good against the white backdrop. Hope you'll play the Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge again soon!

jackiescrafts said...

This is a great card Shell, your potato bird thingy is cute

Hugs Jackie x

coops said...

stunnign card shell.love the fab potato birdy thingy, lol and great cas design :D

xx coops xx

Grace said...

Hi Shell! Oh goodness I absolutely love this fun card! Your potatoe birdie is just so fun and cute! Love the doodling! Perfect CAS card! Thanks so much for joining us at Stampin Sisters in Christ!!!

Jules said...

Hi Shell

I too have this potato birdy thingy (LOL!!) and I lurve him!!!!

I have never thought of him as a potato before though .. .. but always will now!

Great card here and I love the simple but very effective background you have done.

Have a good day and I hope your postman delivers your goodies quickly.

Love Jules xx

Rachel Izakowicz said...

What a sweet card. I love that image. Thanks so much for joining us at Cupcake this week x

Jenny said...

I know that Hero Arts stamp - looks fabulous! I know what it is like - trying to take a photo can take longer than making a card. he he. Thanks for joining us at Paper Sundaes this week.

Darlene (SCS:akronstamperdpk) said...

FANTASTIC!! Love how the bird just JUMPS right out of the center of your card ... perfect!
We're so glad to have you join us at Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge and look forward to seeing more of your wonderful creations in the coming weeks!! Happy Crafting!

MMSC Team Member

Kim. said...

I think you used a great description of that image lol. Cute card.
Kim xXx

Peggy said...

Such a cute card. Thanks for joining us at Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge. I hope to see more of your creations.

Peggy T.

Shelly said...

Hi Shell! Such a cute card for our single layer challenge... I so love the birdie! Those Promarker nibs sound interesting, let us know how you get on with them! Are you a geordie by any chance... I spotted the 'Shearer' sign! Thanks for joining us at Cupcake, Shelly ;)

xxxtglxxx said...

Hi Shell :)

I got my nibs yesterday and they are fabulous! I love em!

Your card is brilliant, great CAS layout and lovely funny birdy thingy too!:)

Thanks so much for joining us at I ♥ Promarkers this week,



Miesje said...

What an adorable card! It made me smile! Thanks for joining us this week at Stampin Sisters in Christ.

Lisa M. said...

Thank you so much for STITCHING IT UP with Paper Sundaes this week! We look forward to seeing you join us again soon! Good luck!

♥ Lisa M. PSDT

Valarie (vampme3) said...

Great card! Thanks for playing the Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge this week. Hope to see you again next week.
Valarie Florer
priscillastyles DT

marsha said...

Shell, WELCOME to the Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge, we're so glad you found us and joined our challenge this week. Your card is just brilliant! Your image is perfect sized and the colors and faux stitching really make a statement against the white - great job! Thanks again for joining us this week, hope to see you back next week!

Karen said...

Lovely Shell and perfect for a CAS card, I got my fine nibs but not had chance to use them yet.... lol. Thanks for joining us at I ♥ ProMarkers.

The Crafty Den said...

Hi Shell, what a gorgeous single layer card. I love the cute image and your doodling looks fab. Thanks for joining us at cupcake craft challenge this week. Hugs, Denise x

Priscilla said...

What a fun image. A BIG warm WELCOME to our challenges. We are thrilled you have entered. It is a joy to check out new blogs and peoples work. Love your card and what a great take on the sketch. I hope you keep coming back. Thank you so much for joining in the fun this week at the Midnight Madness sketch challenge.
MMSC Hostess

Gunn (MsPlum) said...

Hi and welcome to the Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge. We are so happy you found us and wanted to share your talent with us!

This is too cute! Love the potatobird!

Thanks for joining our challenge - I hope to see you play with us agian real soon!
Midnight Madness Design Team

Jen Leeflang said...

Welcome to this fun place!~ I love the CAS look of your card - thanks for joining us on the Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge this week!
luv u huggz