13 April 2013

Up, Up & Away!!!!

I hope Mr Blogger plays along today as I am scheduling this post. We are off out to Shrewsbury prom dress shopping with our Danni!! Fingers crossed we find something she likes x

Going up in a hot air balloon is something I have always wanted to do & as I am the big 40 later on this year I am hoping I will get the chance! 
Anyhoos that is what has inspired my card today for this weeks My Time To Craft challenge, where the theme is.....


birds, planes, kites as long as its your main image & not a butterfly added on you can enter!

I thought I'd take a more arty farty shot so you can see the dimension!

Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Tuesday Morning Sketches- great sketch
Dilly Beans- pastel colours
Creative Belli- pastel colours
Creative Card Crew- clouds

Goodies I Have Used
Image- 'Hot Air Balloon' in a frame a free digi by Birdscards
5" square card blank from Natalie & Amy's
Prisma pencils & Sansodor

Papers & Embellishments
DP- 'Let's Fly Away' freebie with Quick Cards
Ribbon & mirri card my stash
Sentiment 'Happy Birthday 2 U' is a freebie from Birdscards
'Circle' die cut by X-cut 503416

Thank you for stopping by today, please pop over to the main MTTC challenge blog & see what fab creations the DT have made!
Hugs xx


Sue - bearhouse said...

Gorgeous card Shell. I love the image and fabulous papers.
hugs Sue xx

Sandra H said...

Oh your day sounds exciting Shell l hope all goes well and you all have an amazing time! your card is just so adorable too!! lovely layout and image and back ground papers are just right for the theme xx

Sue M B said...

Wow! this is gorgeous Shell… what a fab image and I love the dimension!! the cloud paper and ribbon are perfect!
I hope you get your balloon ride! ;-)
Hope the prom dress shopping goes okay!
Have a lovely weekend hun!
Love Sue xx

Claire said...

Fab card Shell. Hope you find a dress! Hugs, Claire x

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

Love it shell!

Vicky said...

So gorgeous hun...:o)

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

Angelique said...

Wonderfull card. Love the paper you've used and how the cloud and balloon pops out.
Thank you for joining us at Creative Card Crew


Kim. said...

Love this card, the balloon is lovely and the papers are perfect.
I hope you was successful with the prom dress hunting, I don't envy you I remember those days lol.
Kim xXx

coops said...

so gorgeous shell.really love your design and the image is fab :D

xx coops xx

Ann said...

Great card - love the hot-air balloon! Hope you had good luck dress shopping!

Lisa Jane said...

such pretty colours .. and i love the balloon. Fingers crossed you found something for the prom
Lisa x

Anonymous said...

Fabulous, love the design!
Helen x

Pat said...

Beautiful card Shell, lovely balloon and super colours.

Pat xx

Grandma Bonnie said...

Shell, i really like your card and hot air balloon! Thank you for using our sketch at Tuesday Morning Sketches and adding the "birthday" twist!

Jenn Borjeson said...

Great card, love the way you popped the image up. Thanks so much for joining us at Dilly Beans. :)

angelwhispers said...

Beautiful card Shell and such perfect colours will keep everything crossed that your dream comes true with the hot air balloon!!! Hope you had a good time shopping for the prom dress I did it twice and boy it was hard work!! Chanelle xx

Melissa Craig said...

How fun - love those clouds and hot air balloon. Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Morning Sketches.

MagsB said...

What a lovely balloon, I love the soft colours! And your bp is fab - I used it, too!! I hope you had a successful shopping trip, I love Shrewsbury, my son lives nearby in Ruyton! Small world!!

love Mags B x

Denise @ kc242 said...

what a wonderful card! Love your vibrant color choices. Thanks so much for joining us this week at The Creative Card Crew!

Dawn said...

So cute! Thanks for playing with us at Tuesday Morning Sketches.

Debbie said...

What a fun card!! I hope you get your balloon ride!!
Thanks for joining us this week at Tuesday Morning Sketches!!

Laura said...

Great card! Love the cloud paper, and the dimension you added to the image! Fabulous! Thanks for playing at Tuesday Morning Sketches!!

Jessi Fogan said...

Love the dimension! And that fab cloud paper :) Thanks for coming to play with us at Tuesday Morning Sketches this week!

Pat K said...

Gorgeous card Shell and I do love the dimension - makes me want to go for a ride. Thank you so much for sharing with us at the Belli Challenge. hugs, Pat K x

Sheena said...

Fab card - the dimension is great and I love the colours!

Thanks for joining the challenge at the Creative Card Crew!


Hazel (Didos) said...

Oh this is fabby, I loves it, My Granny was the same and wanted to go up in a balloon, She did it but was double your age when she did!! How cools that at 80!!!

Love Hazelxox