30 August 2012


This is my first post of the day, please pop back for my MAWTT creation & my card for the start of a brand new monthly challenge, which starts today! Hugs xx

Wow I can't believe that this time next week my girlies will be back at school, where's the last nearly 7 weeks gone!! Its been fab having them around, I'm not the only one who's gonna miss them tho. Our Charlie will be really lonely, they have both given him so much fuss & play time he's gonna drive me mad for the first few days lol!!

Anyhoos I'm sure they will drive me mad at the weekend lol!
This weeks challenge over at Delightful Challenges is 


I know in the UK we don't celebrate Fall but anything autumnal will be fine!

I just loved colouring him in with my Distress Markers, he just seem to come to life!

Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Sketch Saturday- fab sketch
LEJ Designs- ATG
Shopping Our Stash- use your favourite things (Tim Holtz distress markers & Digital Delights images)
Squigglefly- falling into fall

Goodies I Have Used
Image- 'Haystacks' by Digital Delights
5" square card blank
Tim Holtz Distress Markers
Face- tattered rose & spun sugar
Hat- black soot & broken china
Jacket- broken china, rusty hinge & fired brick
Trousers- chipped sapphire, fired brick & rusty hinge
Straw- mustard seed & vintage photo

Papers & Embellishments
Sentiment- 'Autumn Wishes' pre-coloured by Digital Delights
DP- 'Simply Fall' digi papers by Digital Delights
Brown paper & brown gems my stash
Felt leaf border from Create & Craft
Flourish die cut by Marianne D LR0110

This week we are sponsored by the fab Joanna Sheen, the winner will receive a £10 voucher to spend in her online store!

Thank you for stopping by today, please pop over & see what fab 'Simply Fall' creations my teamies have made! Hugs xx


Claire said...

Fab card Shell - I really love the image. Hugs, Claire x

Ciska said...

Lovely card Shell, love your DPs and your scarecrow is just lovely!

Cumbrianlass said...

A fabulous card the image is great and well coloured
thanks for joining in the lejdesigns challenge and good luck

Lisa Foster said...

Hi Shell!
What an adorable card! I was wondering about those distress markers, and you have shown us that they color beautifully:) Super sweet!

Sue - bearhouse said...

Gorgeous card Shell, such a lovely image


crafty-stamper said...

beautifully coloured image and great DP's thanks for joining us at LEJ designs this week
carol dt x

Holly said...

Such a cute card! I love that leafy border you used to separate the two designer papers! Thanks for playing in Squigglefly's challenge!

jimlynn said...

Cute image and a wonderful card! Love all the fall colors and leaves on here.
Thanks for joining us at Shopping Our Stash.

Sandra H said...

Fabulous card Shell, love this image and the papers are stunning x

Larelyn said...

I just love the way this turned out - it's delightful. The Distress Markers work so well. I just got the entire set - maybe I should give them a go LOL!

Susan Flynn said...

What a fab card Shell Haystacks looks fab! Hugs Susan xx

Hazel (Didos) said...

Ah he is a sweetie, What a cutie, Love Me xoxo

coops said...

so gorgeous shell.i love the fab scarecrow :D

xx coops xx

Grenouille Greetings said...

Super cute scarecrow and perfect papers! Love your "ribbon" across the centre of this fab card! Thank you for playing along with us at Sketch Saturday this week! Hugs, Lesley

Holley (Tondre) Barnhart said...

So adorable. I do love Scarecrows. Perfect for this week's Squigglefly challenge. Thanks for joining us! Cheers, Holley

Glimpses of My Heart said...

Shell - This is just so adorable! That image is too cute! Thanks for sharing with us at SOS this week!

Lisa M said...

I could hug this card! I can't wait for fall and your card just re-confirmed it. :)

Thank you so much for joining our challenge and sharing your wonderful talent with us at Squigglefly.
Lisa xx

Judith said...

This is a really great layout Shell an I just love this little scarecrow hugs Judith x

Tina said...

awwww i love this its gorgeous it really is . thank you fopr joining us over at LEJ Designs this week . Tina xx