16 April 2012

Humphrey for Nige!

We are home & all sad! We had such a fantastic time, weather was amazing except for one day, it rained all day but we spent it in Plymouth Aquarium so it was fine! We did so much pictures to follow, just gotta get Nige to sort through the hundreds he took!!

Anyhoos, todays card is for Sparkles Monthly (which was meant to be posted yesterday, but numpty forgot to do it before she went) the theme this month is


I decided to make a card for Nige from the boys, Charlie dawg, Freddie our leopard gecko & Stevie my sucker fish! Lol yeah I know mad! Well its his birthday next month so ideal time!

Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Tuesday Trio- fab sketch (no text)
Lets Ink It Up- distressing
Pan Pastel- one for the boys
The Secret Crafter- A Mans Card

Goodies I Have Used
Image- 'Humphrey' Fathers day set by Crafters Companion
5" square card blank
Promarkers & Flexmarkers
Humphrey- blue grey 1 & 2
Hat- umber, caramel, sandstone, march hare, pear green & olive
Vest- Ice grey 1 & antique white
Trousers & laces- storm blue & denim blue
Tie- pear green, olive & true blue
Shoes- umber, walnut, cocoa & cinnamon
Ground- khaki, soft khaki & light fawn

Papers & Embellishments
DP- 'Hopscotch' by K & Company
Brown card my stash 
Colour distressing Tim Holtz vintage photo
Dotty coffee bean, card candi from Crafty Emma's Store

Our sponsor this month is Crafty Emma, the winner will receive a £10 voucher to spend in store.
At the moment there are some fab offers on over there so why not pop over & grab a bargain!

Thank you for stopping by today, sending all of those that need them huge hugs xx


Sue said...

Aww this is really sweet Shell - love the colour combo - Nige will love it!!
Glad you had a fab holiday - look forward to seeing the piccies!
Hugs Sue xx

Crafty_Fairie said...

Awwwwww this is really cute love the image.Thanks for joining us at PanPastel uk this week.

Kerry DT Leader

* Shaz * said...

Hiya Missus
glad to hear you had a lovely time

Fabulous card i love Humphrey and this one is so cute love it, have added him to the challenge now
Hugs Shaz xx

Susan Flynn said...

Love your card Shell what a super cute image! Glad you had a good holiday xx

Gillian .... said...

Awww such a cute image, love the background colours too, thanks for sharing at PanPastel UK.

Vicky said...

I love it Shell...it made me smile hun :o)

big hugs Vicky xx

Debs said...

Oh Shell this is adorable - gorgeous colours and as always perfect colouring.
Sounds like you had a wonderful week - can't wait to see some photos.
Have a fab evening.
Debs xx

downrightcrafty said...

what a lovely creation and a great masculine card, thank you for joining us at the Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge
Hugs Kate xx

SuzanneK said...

Ever so cute and beautifully coloured. Thanks for taking part in our challenge this month at LIIU, good luck. Hugz Suzanne

Maria said...

I love your card, the image is sooo adorable, and your colouring is fabulous! I'm sure your other half will be over the moon with it :-) Thanks for joining in with our Distressing challenge over at LIIU, and good luck in the draw.

Maria x

Anonymous said...

So glad you had a great holiday and love your card, that image is fab!
Helen x

Cheryl said...

oh Hun glad you had a great time,sounds like fun,as for your card its gorgeous love that image coloured too perfection,and one super layout hugs Cherylxxxxxxxxx

coops said...

so stunning shell.love the adorable image ;D

xx coops xx

Susan Hogan said...

Such an amusing image and so cute! love that tie. So glad you enjoyed your break and thanks for entering this in the Lets Ink It Up Challenge for the month!

Lindsay Craftymonster81 said...

Awww hun this is just sooooooo adorable, I haven't seen this Humphrey image before and I absolutely love it, just such a gorgeous card. Thank you so much for joining in with the PanPastel challenge blog
Lindsay xx

Lesley said...

Aww this is such a great image Shell! Great card! xx

marion said...

Humphrey looks so gorgeous and sweet !! What a lovely card. Thanks so much for sharing it at LIIU and good luck. Hugs, Marion

Jules said...

Hi Shell

A fabulous card .. .. love the distressing and those "BIG" shoes LOL!!!

So pleased you had a good time away .. .. it will have re-charged your batteries .. ..even if it was sad for it all to end.

Hope you have caught up with the holiday washing. LOL!!!

Love Jules xx

Hazel (Didos) said...

Luves ya humpey hes sooo cute, Love Me xoxo

Mau xx said...

What a fab image shell, I love it and your distressing is superb
Hugs mau xx

SnowflakeDreams1 said...

Very cute card. Love your colouring work. Thank you for sharing and joining in at LIIU. Hugs, Velma

Linny said...

A great card, such a cute and funny image. thank you for joining in at Secret Crafter Saturday challenge. Linda x

Helen said...

Awww...so cute! Love the colour too!
Thanks for playing with us at the Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge!
Helen x