28 April 2013


This fantastic image is another one by 'The Stamping Chef' who's images I have just fallen in love with! I have used my new Derwent Inktense pencils again to colour her up. They are such scrummy pencils, I can't see me using anything else ever again lol!
As most of my regular followers will know, I am Tim Burton mad & my favourite ever, ever film is 'The Nightmare Before Christmas' well as soon as I saw this image I thought of Sally!

I am so excited & very, very happy to tell you Tamara (The Stamping Chef) has asked me to join her DT...whoop excited much lol!!! I just wanted to say a huge thank you to Tamara for asking me & its an absolute joy to work with your images xx

Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Alphabet Challenge- F is for fantasy
Divas by Design- Inspired by the movie... The Nightmare Before Christmas!

Goodies I Have Used
Image- 'Bittersweet' by The Stamping Chef
5" square card blank from Natalie & Amy's
Derwent Inktense pencils
Skin- mid vermillion & red oxide
Eye- iris blue
Eye patch- peacock blue, poppy red & lagoon
Hair- dark purple & thistle
Hair decoration- tan & sicilian yellow
Roses- shiraz & hot red
Daisy's- scarlet pink, carmine pink & cadmium yellow
Leaves- ionion green & apple green
Pocket watch- tan & sienna gold
Lily- cadmium yellow & sherbet lemon
Banner- mustard
Key- sienna gold
Swirly bits- red violet, fuchsia & neutral grey

Papers & Embellishments
DP, antique ribbon & gems my stash
Black paper by Kodak
Colour distressin done using Tim Holtz 'black soot'
'Doily Square' die cut by Marianne D LR0169 from Natalie & Amy's

Thank you so much for stopping by today, I hope your having a fab weekend! I'm gonna be all on my own today (yay creafty day with the dawgy) the girls are going out with their mates & Nige is climbing Snowdon!! Mad I say lol!
Hugs xx


Dora said...

Awww this is so creative and fun :) love the bright and bold colours.. congrats on your new DT :) that is really wonderful news, well done xx

Jac said...

Oh She'll huge congrats on your dt post and what a fab card. Your colouring is awesome, thanks for joining us at Divas By Design this week. Jac x

Craftyanny said...

Congrats Shell, well deserved sweetie.
Great card too
Anne x

Sue B said...

Aww what a fab design Shell - your colouring is gorgeous… what pretty colours those pencils are…!! I love the doily square and lush paper… it gives a lovely contrast to the image!
Big Congrats on your new DT Position hun!
Hope you are having a lovely Sunday!
Big hugs
Sue xx

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

Big congratulations Shell! Terrific card today what a brill image! Susan x

Kim. said...

Congratulations hunnie, it is well deserved.
Love the card, the bright colours with this image really work.
Will give you a call tomorrow about next getting together next weekend if your free.
Kim xXx

Sue - bearhouse said...

Big congrats on your new DT place Shell..
Your card is fabulous, such wonderful colouring and brilliant design
hugs Sue xx

Hazel (Didos) said...

Fabby Card and Whoop Whoop on the DT place, Go you , Love Me xoxo

Vicky said...

Beautiful as always hun...:o)

biggest of hugs Vicky xx

Jo said...

Congrats Shell....well deserved! Love your card & that image is FAB!
Hugs Jo x

paper fun said...

Congratulations on making the dt for the Stamping Chef.

Your card is very nice. I love the contrast between the dark papers and the bright, bold colors of the image.

Thanks for joining our fantasy challenge at Alphabet Challenge Blog.


coops said...

so stunning shell.fantastic image and i love the bright colours, huge congrats on your new DT hun :D

xx coops xx

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Rebecca said...

Hi Shell i love your card its very emo! i love it! im going to be an emo when im older because i love the dar colours like black and purple and big heavy boots!

Lots of love Rebecca xx

Shaz Earl said...

Hi Missus

Congrats on your new DT position glutten for punishment bit like me lol
love your card very fantasytastic :) thanks for joining us at Alphabets
big hugs Shaz xx

Sarah said...

Great card! Love your colouring and congrats on your DT spot. Thanks for joining us this week at Try Stampin' On Tuesday.

Jennifer LaVite said...

Wow! What bright, vivid colors. Love the square doily diecut. Thanks for playing at Alphabet Challenges. Jennifer