28 August 2013


Today is the start of a new challenge over at The Perfect Sentiment, where this week we are saying


Ok so, you need to create a card with either a summer theme or back to school theme. Don't forget your sentiment on the front!!

Challenges I Would Like To Enter
The Sweet Shop- fab sketch (rotated)
Crafty Cardmakers-fun in the sun
Card Mania- ribbon

Image & Colouring Medium
Image- 'The Cutest Ice Cream Cart' by The Paper Shelter
Promarker, Flexmarker & Tim Holtz distress inks
Skin- dusky pink & blush
Hair- vintage photo
Clothes- salty ocean, broken china, tumbled glass, mustard seed, picked raspberry & milled lavender
Hat & Apron- iced spruce
Ice cream cart- picked raspberry, gathered twigs, iced spruce, broken china & tumbled glass
Ice creams- gathered twigs, scattered straw, victorian velvet, festive berries, antique linen & aged mahogany
Poster- festive berries, gathered twigs, scattered straw, aged mahogany & iced spruce
Sandwich board- iced spruce, gathered twigs, scattered straw, broken china  tumbled glass & squeezed lemonade
'Yummy' picked raspberry
'Cherries' mowed lawn & festive berries
A lot of the distress inks have been purchased from Natalie & Amy's!

Papers & Embellishments
DP- 'Back To Basics II' by Dovecraft from Natalie & Amy's
My stash- pink paper & ribbon
'Star Dust' Stickles from Natalie & Amy's

Tools & Glues
Collall all purpose glue from Natalie & Amy's
Sizzix Bigshot
6" scalloped square card blank from Natalie & Amy's
'Bow Border' die cut by Crafts Too CTD17015
'Scalloped Square' die cut by X-cut 503404
'Small' corner rounding punch by X-cut
'Yummy' from the 'Yum Strawberry Kisses' stamp set from Natalie & Amy's
'Cherries' from the 'Party Girl Strawberry Kisses' stamp set from Natalie & Amy's

This week we are sponsored by 'The Paper Shelter, the winner will receive a $20 voucher to spend on their fab images!

Thank you so much for stopping by today, I will be popping around to see you all later....please try & pop over  to The Perfect Sentiment challenge blog & see what fab creations the DT have made!
Hugs xx


Lin said...

Your sentiment perfectly describes this gorgeous card 'Yummy!'

Thanks for sharing with us

Lin xx
Crafty Cardmakers

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

Scrummy yummy card Shell! Susan x

Sue - bearhouse said...

Gorgeous card Shell, I love the image, colours and fabulous layout
hugs Sue xx

Stephanie said...

Thanks for playing at The Sweet Stop, cute card!

Kim. said...

Gorgeous card, it really is yummy. I hope Nige is feeling better.
Kim xXx

coops said...

so gorgeous shell.perfect summer image and i love you fabulous design and colours :D

xx coops xx

Monika/Buzsy said...

What a sweet card. Love the sweet image all cut out and the pretty colors. What a great take on our sketch. Thank you for playing along with us at The Sweet Stop.

Mau xx said...

Superb! I love everything about it Shell.
Hugs Mau xx

Margaret said...

Fabulous card. I love the scene and your coloring is spectacular!

Ani said...

Beautiful card! Thank you for playing along at Card Mania! Good luck! And hope to see you join our next challenge on Monday! Ani