5 January 2013

A New Car!

By the time this post goes live we will be on our way to spend the day with my giggly friend Kim. Its gonna be great to catch up with her & her hubby!

It's time for our first challenge of 2013 over at My Time To Craft!
Our theme for this first week is


new baby, new house, new puppy, Happy New Year, etc!
Well I decided to make a card for my friends hubby, who has just brought himself a 'new car' its his pride & joy so I thought this image would be perfect!

Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Crafty Calender- What's New?
Jellypark- old & new (old map & new image)

Goodies I Have Used
Image- 'Guy - Car Keys' by Bugaboo
5" x 7" white card blank from Natalie & Amy's
Spectrum Noirs from Natalie & Amy's
Skin- FS3, FS2 & FS1
Hair- TN6, TN4 & TN3
Shirt- GB11, GB10, GB9 & GB8
Trousers- TB9, TB8 & BT9
Shoes- EB8 & EB6
Keys- IB2, IB1, CR8 & CR7
Car- IG3, IG2, IG1, DR7, DR5, CR11, CR10, CR8, CR7, LY3, CT4, TB7, TB6, TB5, BGR5, BGR4, BGR3 & IB1
Tyres- BG10, BG9, BG7, BG6 & IG1
Ground- BG5, BG4 & BG2

Papers & Embellishments
Red paper by Kodak
DP- from an old map of Nige's
Banner embossing folder from the 'The Good Life, Retro Collection' by Forever Friends
Sentiment from the 'The Good Life, Retro Collection' by Forever Friends
Sky coloured with 'phthalo blue & phthalo blue shade' Panpastels from Natalie & Amy's
Keys cut on my Ecraft using a free svg (sorry can't remember where from)
Keys coloured with silver metallic Papermania pen & DR1 Spectrum Noir

Thank you for stopping by today, I am hoping by the time you read this I have been hopping around & have caught up with you all! Please pop over & see what fab 'new' creations my teamies have made!
Hugs xx


Judith said...

what a great idea to use a map on a new car card - it looks great - hope you have a great day out hugs Judith x

Lisa Jane said...

Fab car - love those little keys and the Map DP
Have a great day
Lisa x

Kim. said...

Oh this is perfect Shell, the backing paper looks great and I love the congratulations sign. See you soon.
Kim xXx

Sue - bearhouse said...

This is fabulous Shell. I love that your image, your colouring is brilliant and such a great idea to use the map as your backing paper.
I hope you have a good day
Hugs Sue

Susan Flynn said...

Fab card Shell and perfect for your friend. Have a fab time with your friend today xx

Purple Crazy said...

Lovely card Shell, sure he will love it xx

Cheryl said...

this is one super card hun brilliant image and adore the colours just perfect hugs Cherylxxx

Vanessa (aka V'ness, Nessa, oldschool) said...


Lorraine said...

Fabulous card Shell. I love the image, he looks great. Fabulous layout and backing map too!
Lorraine x

Vicky said...

Fabulous Shell....and have a lovely day with your friends hun...:o)

have a lovely weekend sweetie...biggest of hugs Vicky xx

Pat said...

Super card Shell, great image for a guy. Happy New Year.

Pat xx

Claire said...

Great card Shell - love the image and fab map background too. Have a lovely evening. Hugs, Claire x

Anonymous said...

A perfect card for the occasion, love the keys!
Helen x

Sandra H said...

Ohh what a fab image Shell and l can see why you used it know now that hubby got himself a new one layout is stunning too......enjoy your time away xx

MagsB said...

What a fun card! A great image, and what a good idea to use a map for the background! I hope you had a 'grand day out' today!

love Mags B x

coops said...

stunning male card shell.really love the map background and fab fun image @D

xx coops xx

Sue said...

Oh Wow! this is fab Shell. I love the map paper and those fab key embellies! it's a great image too and beautifully coloured! :-)
Hope you are having a good weekend!
Big hugs
Sue xx

Ann said...

What a great card - perfect for a guy!

Hazel (Didos) said...

Oh this is brilliant, What a great male card. Hope you had a great time with Kim, Love Me xoxo

Melissa Craig said...

Hi Shell! I hope you enjoyed your visit. The card is adorable and I love those keys!! Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Morning Sketches.

Debbie said...

Awesome card!! I love the map BG and the keys!!
Thanks for joining us this week at Tuesday Morning Sketches!!

grandmabonnie said...

Oh, i so love that you used "road map" paper..that's so cool!! Thanks for using our sketch at Tuesday Morning Sketches!!!

Debbie said...

This is a perfect card Shell. Great image and I love the keys.
Hugs Debbie x

Debbi Glennie said...

fab card Shell

Chriss America Real said...

This card is so cute! I love the paper you used!

Suzie McFloozy said...

Fabulous card Shell your colouring of that image x
Thanks so much for playing along with us at Jellypark & good luck x
((hugs)) Suzie xoxo

Wedgie said...

Love this card Shell, I've used a map in the background of a "congratulations you've passed" card before, I think it looks so fab!

Love your image and your colouring.
Wedgie xxx

Lindsay Craftymonster81 said...

Fab card, I love the backing paper and the keys look brilliant
Lindsay xx

Beverley said...

Gorgeous card. Thanks for joining in our "What's New" challenge at Crafty Calendar this month.
Bev x