10 March 2012


Morning everyone, I hope your all ok, huge hugs for those who aren't! I've had a poorly girl (katie) all week, she started last Saturday & spent all week on the sofa watching rubbish, or curled up on our bed (my craft stuff is in our bedroom) so she could be with me! Little love was really bad, she's getting there now tho thankfully, as we are off to the footie this afternoon, keep your fingers crossed it stays dry!! We are off to the Molineux to see Wolves v Blackburn....sore throat time I think lololol!!

Anyhoos its time for a new challenge over at CES & this week the theme is


so just add a charm to you creation! Now I have roughly a hundred of these thing & could I find one I liked lol, nope! So I asked NIge to pick one he thought went with my card....what do you think of his choice?
I have had this image since last October when I went away on my crafty weekend, there was a voucher in my goodie bag, to spend on digi images from Crafts & Me. I thought it was about time I used her lol!! If any of you are interested in joining us this October on our crafty break, you will get loads of goodies for your money as well as meeting some of the nicest people. People I wouldn't normally know are now friends for life! If you are interested there are a few spaces left, why not ask hubby to treat you, an early Christmas prezzie! Pop over & check out the accommodation it looks amazing!

Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Cardmad Fairy- moms the word
Crafts For Eternity- special mom
Crafty Catz- mom or special lady
Totally Papercrafts- favourite things (promarkers, flexmarkers, pink &  my Ecraft)

Goodies I Have Used
Image- 'Aliah' by Hannah Lynn from Crafts & Me
6" square card blank from Crafty Emma's Store
Promarkers & Flexmarkers
Skin- coral, sunkissed pink & blush
Eyes- cyan
Hair- umber, caramel & sandstone
Flowers- vermillion, shocking pink & cerise
Dress- sky blue, azure & true blue
Butterfly- lavender & amethyst

Papers & Embellishments
DP- 'Journey' by Authentique from Crafty Emma's Store
Pink card my stash
Blue paper by Kodak
Hearts & star stamp by Molly Bloom (cyan)
Doily die cut by Marianne Design LR0169
Bracket cut on my Ecraft using font already on my laptop
Pink mini blossoms from Crafty Emma's Store
Aqua divine twine from Crafty Emma's Store
Butterfly charm from Crafty Emma's Store

Thank you for stopping by today, have a fab weekend & keep your fingers crossed Wolves win & it stays dry lol!! hugs xx


Rose Petal said...

Hello Shell. Oh wow, how gorgeous is this and such wonderful colours too.
Love Sandra xxx

Hazel (Didos) said...

Love it and like I said =in the strawb so different to what u usually do with the bright colours. Tell Nige his charm is fabby, Love Me xoxo

Eskimo Frosting said...

Gorgeous card. Your image is stunning.


Susan Flynn said...

What a fabulous image Shell and I love the vibrant colours you have done it in!!

Melissa said...

Great take on the sketch! The card is fab! We are so glad to have you join us at Seems a Little Sketchy!

Vicky said...

Simply stunning hun....and loving your colours too :o)

have a lovely evening...big hugs Vicky xx

Donna said...

Gorgeous card Shell, I love these colours together and well done to Nige on his choice of charm :) Donna x

Sue said...

This is gorgeous Shell - I love the pink and blue! and your colouring is stunning!! it's a beautiful card!
Glad Katie is feeling a little better now!
Big Hugs!
Sue xx

coops said...

so stunning shell.i love this gorgeous image and your bright colours are fantastic :D

xx coops xx

karen said...

Stunning Shell, gorgeous colours, hugs, Karenx

Lindsay Craftymonster81 said...

Gorgeous card, love the image and your colouring is fab, lovely papers too, I hope Katie feels better soon
Lindsay xx

Debs said...

WOWZERS Shell she is stunning and I love love love the fab colours.
Hope you enjoyed the footie and your throat isn't too sore.
Debs xx

Judith said...

Hi Shell - just saying hello - what a busy girl you are - I'm worn out just reading all your posts in one day! - Love all your cards your colouring's great - hugs jduith

AllisonG said...

I love the bright colors of your card and you did a fabulous job coloring that gorgeous image! Thanks for playing along at Seems A Little Sketchy. Hope you will join us again soon for another sketchy challenge!

Keep It Sweet and Simple said...

Beautiful card, Shell - that's such a striking colour combo.
Thanks for joining us at Totally Papercrafts this week.
Caroline xxx

pinky said...

I just love this card Shell, the colours are gorgeous. Thanks for joining us at C4E this time.

Jules said...

Hi Shell

I hope that Katie is feeling much better now. It sounds like she has had a really rough week.

Hope you made it to the footie and had a good time (and your throat isn't too sore LOL!!).

Lovely card Shell and I love the colours you have worked with.

Love Jules xx

Anita said...

This is gorgeous. That image is amazing and I love the pretty colors you used.

Lindsay Craftymonster81 said...

Hi sweetie, please take a look at my blog post if you get a chance, I have nominated you for the versatile blogger award
Lindsay xx

My'scardcorner said...

She i just beautifu lShell and youve used lovely bright colours in the background that go perfectly. I love it.

Julie said...

Beautiful card Shell, such glorious colours and papers! Hugs, Juliexx

Elaine said...

Gorgeous image shell beautifuuly made into a card Hugs Elaine

michele said...

Gorgeous card! Thanks for joining us at Crafts 4 Eternity this week hugs x

michele said...

Fabulous card! Thanks for joining us at Crafts 4 Eternity this week hugs x

Curlybear said...

OMGosh thank you so much for joining us at Crafty Catz this week this absolutely adorable creation its so perfect for our Mother's Day or Special Lady Challenge
Good Luck with the challenge,
Hugs Bridget :0) x

Crafty Cat Dt