26 June 2013

'Red, White & Blue Christmas!'

It's the start of a new challenge over at 'The Perfect Sentiment' today. After this week we are having a month off for summer! So we will be back the first Wednesday in August!

Right this weeks challenge is


as it's nearly 4th July & our American friends celebrate 'Independence Day' we are doing a challenge to mark the occasion! But I have put my own twist on my creation!
Don't forget to pop your sentiment on the front!

Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Digi Make Over- all tied up
Digi Sketch- christmas in June (theme)
Sunday Sketch & Stamp- great sketch
Delicious Doodles- stitching
Creative Craft- stitching

Image & Colouring Mediums
Image- 'Angelique' by Delicious Doodles
Promarkers, Flexmarkers & Derwent Inktense pencils
Skin- dusky pink & blush
Lips & nails- cherry
Hair- oak, willow, mustard & amber
Eyes & jewellery- deep blue
Dress- shiraz & hot red
Wings- iris blue
Faux stitching- azure with fine nib
Poinsettia colour distressed using Tim Holtz 'victorian velvet'

Papers & Embellishments
Red & blue papers by Kodak
DP- 'Back 2 Basics, Modern Christmas' by Dovecraft from Natalie & Amy's
My stash- ribbon, 3mm cranberry pearls, 4mm white pearls & sentiment
'Star Dust' Stickles from Natalie & Amy's

Tools & Glues
'Collall any purpose glue' from Natalie & Amy's
'Collall 3D glue with tools'  from Natalie & Amy's
Sizzix Bigshot
'Mini Poinsettia' die cut by Marianne D LR0142 from Natalie & Amy's
'Fabulous Phlox' leaf die cut by Memory Box 98511 from Natalie & Amy's
5" square card blank from Natalie & Amy's

This week we are sponsored by Stitchy Bear 
The winner will receive 3 digi images of their choice!

Thank you so much for joining me today, I will hopefully be back on top of my friend commenting before the weekend. Just wish my M.E would 
give me a day off! 
Don't forget to pop over the the main challenge blog & see what
 fab 'red white & blue' creations the DT have made!
Hugs xx


Sue - bearhouse said...

Fabulous card Shell. Your colouring is wonderful and I love the layout.
hugs Sue xx

Carole said...

Great card Shell, love the colours
Carole xXx

Carol C said...

Beautiful card Shell, I love the colouring and the poinsettas. Thanks for joining us at Digi Sketch Challenges, Carol xx

Claire said...

Lovely card - fab image and layout. Hugs, Claire x

Debs said...

Gorgeous card Shell - stunning colouring and beautiful details.
Debs xx

Sandra H said...

Wow Shell this is absolutely beautiful and your colouring is stunning xx

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

Fabulous card Shell what a great idea to do a Christmas card in red white and blue - works well! Susan xx

May said...

Gorgeous card, Great colours & design...Fabulous image coloured beautifully....Love it!! Hugs May x x x

debby4000 said...

Oh what a fabulous card.

Anonymous said...

A fabulous card, great colours!
Helen x

Margreet said...

Gorgeous card with great colouring...thanks for joining us at Digi Sketch Challenge!
xxx Margreet

Ardilla said...

Beautiful coloring and great use of this color combo.
Glad you tied it and played with us this week at Digi Makeover.
Ardilla :)

coops said...

so stunning shell.really gorgeous colours and I love the image :D

xx coops xx

tiggertastic said...

Stunning make Shell x
thanks for playing at http://deliciousdoodleschallenge.blogspot.co.uk/

Kelly L said...

Fab card SHell, Thanks for entering with us at Digi Sketch this fortnight.

Kelly x

Claire Newcombe said...

Fabulous card, and great colouring.

Thank you for sharing with us at Sunday Sketch and stamp
Claire x
(DT member)

Margaret said...

Such a gorgeous image and your coloring is so outstanding. Love the layout and design.

Gale said...

Gorgeous card Shell. Great ideal to mix the Red, White and Blue theme with a Christmas theme. It works very well. Love your coloring too. Thanks for joining us at Creative Craft Challenges for our "A Stitch in Time" challenge and good luck. Hugs, Gale DT