27 July 2013


IT's the weekend, yay. So glad its here, this week seems to have dragged a lot!
No idea why, just seems to have gone slowly. Maybe its because I haven't been bloggin as much as I normally do. I have been crafting tho, making DT stuff & sorting DT stuff. So I have been busy, oh & I've been playing on the Wii & X-box with the girlies! So loving them being off school xx

Anyhoos it's time for a new challenge over at My Time To Craft! Our theme for the next two weeks is


I know, a difficult card to make, but sadly one that is often needed!

I have used an image I won a while ago from Delicious Doodles, its a beautiful image & can also be used for a 'remembrance' card.

Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Atlantic Hearts - fab sketch
MilkCoffee- embossing
Aud Sentiments- sympathy
Paper Crafting Journey- die cuts/punches
365 Cards- butterflies

Image & Colouring Medium
Image- 'Remembrance' by Delicious Doodles
Derwent Inktense pencils
Cross- willow & bark
Poppies- poppy red, shiraz & sicilian yellow
Leaves & grass- hooker's green, iron green, apple green & spring green
Sign- neutral grey
'victorian velvet' Tim Holtz distress ink

Papers & Embellishments
White mist card
My stash- brown card, 2.5mm & 3mm cream pearls

Tools & Glues
'Collall all purpose glue' from Natalie & Amy's
'Collall 3D glue with tools' from Natalie & Amy's
'6" scalloped square card blank' from Natalie & Amy's
Sizzix Bigshot
'Bow Border' die cut by Craft's Too CTD17015
Large corner rounder by X-cut
'Vine' die cut by Sizzix 657095
'Butterfly' die cut freebie with magazine

Thank you for stopping by today, please pop over to the main MTTC challenge blog & see what beautiful creations the girls have made!
Have a great weekend
hugs xx


Claire said...

This is a perfect sympathy card, love the image. Hugs, Claire x

Debbie said...

This is a stunning card Shell.Great embossing and beautifully coloured image.Thank you for your lovely comments - really means alot chummie.Hugs x

Teri said...

Such a beautiful card hun, hope you don't need to use it too soon. xxx

Hazel (Didos) said...

Ah this is so pretty, Love Me xoxox

Michelle Stewart said...

A really lovely card, love the poppies. Great job! Thank you for playing along with Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge.

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

Perfect card for a sympathy one Shell. Its the kind of card you never make then have to rush when you need one so its a good idea to have one or two standing by just in case. Susan x

Anna said...

It is truly a wonderful sympathy card, soft and bright at the same time. I am glad that you shared your card with us at the Atlantic Hearts Sketch challenge this week.

Pat said...

Lovely card Shell, that image is gorgeous and beautifully coloured.

Pat xx

Lindsay Craftymonster81 said...

Really gorgeous hun, I love the embossing and the colours and the floral image is gorgeous
Lindsay xx

coops said...

simply beautiful shell.gorgeous image.

xx coops xx

Sue - bearhouse said...

This is gorgeous Shell. Such a beautiful image and I love the embossing
hugs Sue xx

Vicky said...

Gorgeous hun..hope you are having a lovely weekend too...:o)

biggest of hugs Vicky xx

Hayley Kew said...

Absolutely BEAUTIFUL job colouring the focal point on this card, just gorgeous! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge, please come back and join us again soon :)

Ann said...

Love the layers on this card, Shell. Beautiful!

Sheila said...

Beautiful card, lovely design x

Judith said...

so pretty shell - I love the poppies and the way you have coloured them hugs Judith x

KalySto said...

Beautiful poppies!
Thank you for joining us at Milk Coffee Challenge!
Smiles, Kaly

Sally Bownes said...

This is a beautiful sympathy card. The embossing folder works perfectly with the image x

hugs sally x

Margaret said...

Positively beautiful. Great coloring. Thanks for playing with us at Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge

Brandi said...

Such a beautiful card, I lost a dear friend yesterday and this card would be perfect for his wife. I have been struggling with what to do for her and your card has totally inspired me.

Jules said...

Hi Shell

Such difficult cards to make .. .. but you have done a great job here.

Hope you had a good weekend.

Wish I could have a week that drags! I might get more done then!! LOL!!!

Love Jules xx

~ Jo ~ said...

This is absolutely beautiful!! I love that cross and how beautiful it is colored. The sentiment says it all. Thank you for joining us at Aud sentiments Challenges!
♥ Jo's Scrap Shack ♥

Yvonne Garner said...

It is one of the hardest cards to make, but your beautiful card will bring comfort I'm sure. Thank you for sharing with us at 365 Cards.

Sheryl said...

This is gorgeous Shell I love the image and background. Hugs Sheryl xx

Mel @ Princess Melus Crafts said...

Beautiful image and gorgeous embossing. Lovely card.

Thank you for sharing this with us at Aud Sentiments

Mel xx

MagsB said...

A beautiful and thoughtful card, hun. what a lovely image!

love Mags B x

Sandra said...

Gorgeous card. This image is one of my favourites.
Thanks for joining in at Aud Sentiments

Kim. said...

This is a lovely card, the image is perfect and the embossing looks great.
Kim xXx