28 February 2013

'Flora' the Toread!

Its the start of a new challenge today over at Natalie & Amy's & WOW you want to see what fab prize is up for grabs this month!!! Details will be at the bottom of my post or you can pop over here & have a look!

This month the theme is


now I know 99.9% of you use die cuts of some form or another whether they are Spellbinders, Marianne D, Memory Box or Nellie Snellen! It doesn't matter what the make is as long as we can see where you have used your die cuts!

I made this card when I was on my crafty break last October & had forgot to post it, so I thought this was the perfect time to show you!

I just love these little cuties, still haven't used the other ones I've got oops!
I decided to pop Flora onto this gorgeous die cut & make a kinda swing for her to sit on!

Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Addicted To Stamps- rubber stamping
Crafting for All Seasons- dies or punches
Crafts & Me- dies or punches

Goodies I Have Used
Image- 'Flora' Toread from Natalie & Amy's
6" square card blank from Natalie & Amy's
Spectrum Noirs from Natalie & Amy's
Skin-TN2 & EB1
Hair- HB3, HB2 & HB1
Dress- PP6, PP5, PP4, PP3 & HB1
Horns- BG1
Flowers- PP6, TB4, CT4, OR2 & PL3
Leaves- LG5 & CG4

Papers & Embellishments
DP- 'Family Ties' by First Edition from Natalie & Amy's
'Bloemenrand Oval' die cut by Marianne D CR1215 from Natalie & Amy's
'Guirlande' die cut by Marianne D CR1216 from Natalie & Amy's
Sentiment from the 'School Yard Fun' set by Whimsy Stamps
Card candi my stash
Die cut colour tinting done using 'permanent green' & 'permanent red tint' Panpastels from Natalie & Amy's
Divine twine from the Tea Party spools by Dovecraft from Natalie & Amy's
'Star Dust' Stickles from Natalie & Amy's

This month as I said before we have an amazing prize up for grabs 
this gorgeous stamp & die cut set by Marianne D! As they say ya gotta be in it to win it!! I can't wait to see what you make this month!

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


Judith said...

Aw she is very cute Shell - I love those die cuts - I had to come for a closer look just to see what a toread was lol hugs Judith x

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

This is adorable Shell I love how you made the swing! xx

Hazel (Didos) said...

Oh this is so cute, what a sweet card, Love me xo

Debbie said...

What a brilliant idea using your dies to make a swing for this little cutie.Inspiring.Your card is so adorable.Big hugs Debbie x

Sandra H said...

Awww .....what a fabulous looking and cute image and your card is stunning x

coops said...

aw so gorgeous shell.really sweet and quirky image and i love the diecuts :D

xx coops xx

MagsB said...

She is a sweetie! She looks perfect swinging on the gorgeous die-cut!

love Mags B x

cotnob said...

This is a lovely card Shell, she certainly is adorable.
Thank you for joining us at Crafting for all Seasons.

Kylie said...

Very cute! Love those swirls. Thanks so much for playing along at ATSM! xx

Valerie said...

Such a cute card I love the swing you made for her! Thanks for playing along at ATSM
Val x

Kim. said...

Gorgeous card, love your little swing you made and those die cuts are lovely. Beautiful image, the sparkle finishes her off.
Kim xXx

Cazro said...

A really cute card. Thanks for joining us at Addicted to Stamps and More. Caz

Jani said...

lovely card!
Thanks for joining us at CFAS!
Jani x