2 January 2013

Forgotten Stamp!

 to all my followers & blobbing friends, all the best for 2013!

I just want to apologise for this post being a day late. I had a really bad day with my M.E yesterday could hardly move. So decided on a day on the sofa! 
Anyhoos here's my Sparkles post.....

Today is the start of a new challenge over at Sparkles Christmas, I know most of you are fed up of the sight of Christmas cards but how about getting an early start on your cards for this Christmas lol!! The theme of our challenge this month is...


So as long as we can see a Snow person on your creation, whether its your main image, a charm or on the DP you can join us for the chance of winning a fab prize from this months sponsor! 
Details at the end of my post! 

I was looking through my Christmas stamps & found this super cute stamp set that I got years ago & has never been inked up! Glad I found him!

Challenges I Would Like To Enter
The Sweet Stop- fab sketch
Live & Love Crafts-  something old (stamp & papers)
Card Mania- Winter Wonderland

Goodies I Have Used
'Snowman' from 'Pepper & Friends' Christmas Party stamp set
5" square card blank from Natalie & Amy's
Spectrum Noirs from Natalie & Amy's
Snowman- BT1, IB1, CR7, OR3, OR1, PP1 & TN8
Hat- BG10, BG9, BG8 & BG7
Holly & berries- CR7, CR6, JG6 & JG3
Scarf- DR6, CR11, CR9, JG5 & JG1
Star- CT4 & CT2
Dawgy- GB9, GB8, GB7, GB6, IG1 & IG2
Hedgie- TN9, TN4, TN3 & TN1
Snow- BT1, IB1 & blender

Papers & Embellishments
DP- 'Pepper's Christmas Party' 12 x 12 stack
Ribbon by Marianne D JUO868
Shading done with 'turquoise & phthalo blue' Panpastels from Natalie & Amy's
'Star Dust' Stickles from Natalie & Amy's

This months sponsor is the fab Di's Digi's with a $10 voucher to spend on her fab digi's!

Thank you so much for stopping by & visiting my small part of the web, I really do appreciate your comments! Hugs xx


Sandra H said...

Hi Shell, Hope your feeling better and your cards better late than never and its such a cutie take care and all the best for 2013 xx

jackiescrafts said...

This is a great card Shell
Hope you are feeling better today

Jackie x

Debbi Glennie said...

happy new year Shell, what a fab card

Claire said...

How could you forget this fabby stamp - I love it and makes a great card. Happy new year to you sweetie and I hope you are having a better day today. Hugs, Claire x

Sue - bearhouse said...

Happy New Year Shell!
Your card is gorgeous. I love that image and your colouring is so beautiful.
I hope you feel better soon
Take care
Hugs Sue

Sue said...

Aww this is SO cute Shell. I love the sweet image and gorgeous papers! :-)
Hope you are feeling a bit better today hun!
All the best for New Year!
Love Sue xx

jo said...

Fabby card Shell....hope today's a better day for you....and all the best for the New Year!
Hugs Jo x

Lorraine said...

What a gorgeous snowman! Fabulous card Shell.
Happy New Year
Lorraine x

Debs said...

Happy New Year hun - hope 2013 is a great year for you and your family.
Fabulous card - amazing colouring and adorable image.
Hope you had a lovely Christmas.
Take care
Debs xx

Vicky said...

So adorable Shell..and fabulous colouring too hun...:o)

hope you had a lovely New Year sweetie..big hugs Vicky xx

Mel X said...

Hi Shell, OMG, I can't believe you forgot about this little cracker, he's a beaut!! I love your colouring and shading of the snowman, I REALLY need to practice this!!

Fab layout hun. Glad your feeling better and long may it last.


Mel X

debby4000 said...

Gorgeous, sweet card Shell.

Anonymous said...

Happy New Year shell! A gorgeous card, love the image!
Helen x

coops said...

so gorgeous shell.i love your cute snowman and really fab design :D

xx coops xx

buggin2stamp said...

Such an adorable card. I love that image (partial to snowmen). Thanks for joining us for The Sweet Stop Sketch.

Bridie Payne said...

Lovely card. Thanks for stopping by.

Debbie said...

Hi dearie, Happy New Year to you and your family.Sorry you've been feeling rough.You take things easy.Your card is so sweet.Fab stamp and great colours.Big hugs Debbie x

Lesley said...

Cute card Shell! I hope you're feeling a bit better now, and Happy New Year! xx

Hazel (Didos) said...

LOL I looked at this and thought Ive seen that card before but its cause you sent me a pic on the fone!! DOH!!! Its fabby, Love me xox

Elin said...

Such a cute card, and the snowman is realy nice colored :) Thank you for joining LLCs January challenge. Hugs Elin