15 March 2013

Get Well Soon!

It's time for a new challenge over at Sparkles Monthly & this month its


that we want to see on your creations!
I loved making this card, bit strange not having anything to colour but I do like the finished look.

Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Flutter By Wednesday- any winged creature
365 cards- texture (wood & embossing)
LEJ Designs- things with wings

Goodies I Have Used
Wooden bird cage from my stash
4" square card blank from Natalie & Amy's

Papers & Embellishments
Sentiment, black card & leather twine my stash
'White pearlized' card from Create & Craft
'Ivy' embossing folder by Sheena Douglass
Colour distressing done using Tim Holtz 'pine needles' from Natalie & Amy's
'Branch Garden' die cut by Marianne D LR0151 (cut up) from Natalie & Amy's

This month we are sponsored by the fab Lili Of The Valley with a £10 voucher for the winner to spend! 

Thank you for stoping by today, please pop over to the main Sparkles challenge blog & see what fab 'Bird' creations the DT have made!


Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

Its gorgeous Shell, love the embossed background it really emphasises the pearl card! Hugs Susan x

Sue - bearhouse said...

This gorgeous Shell. I love the design and fabulous embossing
hugs Sue

Kim. said...

Shell this is fabulous, love the bird and cage you would never know that was wood from the photo. The embossing works so well with it and the distressing finishes it off.
Have fun tomorrow, wish I was coming with you. I will just have to stay home and NOT celebrate my anniversary instead lol.
Kim xXx

Sylvia Anderson said...

This is beautiful, it really makes a statement & i love the colour combination.
Thank you for joining in the LEJ Designs challenge, good luck x

Vicky said...

So pretty hun...and have a lovely weekend too...:o)

biggest of hugs Vicky xx

Jo said...

Gorgeous....love the embossing & that bird cage is fab!
Hugs Jo x

Rebecca said...

Hi Shell, i love your card and how you have embossed the card to put a pattern on it!

Love From Rebecca xx

coops said...

so stunning shell..really beautiful and classy design, i love the birdcage :D

xx coops xx

Ella's Design said...

Fab card, Shell! Great embossed background and striking silhouette birdcage, Lisa x

PaperDaisies said...

Lovely to meet you today. From your newest follower Nina

Danni said...

Very striking with the black and white! Thank you for playing along with my Flutter By Wednesday Challenge!

Mau xx said...

Hi Shell, Love the card, the effect is brilliant with that embossing.
It was Fabulous meeting you today, it really was a special Harrowgate trip this time. I never thought I would ever get to see any of my old teamies, Lots of love & hugs, it was really special meeting you.
Hugs Mau xx

Sue said...

This is gorgeous Shell.. love the black bird and cage against the white pearlised card… and the embossing is fab! it's nice to make a card without image sometimes… they can be just as beautiful !! :-)
Hope you had a fab time at the Show hun!
Big hugs
Sue xx

DoBea A. said...

This is a beautiful Get-well-soon card! Thank you so much for sharing it with us over at 365 Cards!!


Hi Shell
It was lovely to meet you yesterday and i have just relised that we are on Digital Delights DT team lol but hopefully we will meet up again some time for a longer chat
Hugs Dianne xx :)

♥ Audrey ♥ said...

Luv the leaf background! Thanks for playing at 365 Cards.

Lesley said...

Great card Shell, I love the die cut! xx