11 September 2013

Thank You!

Firstly I just want to say sorry to all of my blogging friends for not making around your blogs for a while. I am really struggling with my M.E at the moment. I am so tired all the time I am sleeping more than I am awake, so only managing to do DT cards & commenting. I promise as soon as this tiredness goes away for a bit I will be back!

Anyhoos enough of that, today is the start of a new challenge over at 
The Perfect Sentiment, where this week we want to see your 


cards. Please don't forget your sentiment on the front!!

I decided to use one of Teri's fab images from Delicious Doodles that I won a while ago I chose for this very reason!

I just think this image is perfect to say 'Thank You!'

Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Just Us Girls- fab sketch
Delicious Doodles- purple, turquoise & gold
One Stitch At A Time- use a digi
Creative Card Crew- things with wings

Image & Colouring Medium
Image- 'Fuchsia & Hummingbird' by Delicious Doodles
Derwent Inktense pencils
Frame- sienna gold
Hummingbird- cadmium gold, iron green, mallard green. green aquamarine, dark aquamarine & teal green
Fuchsia's- dusky purple, fuchsia & red violet
Leaves- iron green, beech green & apple green
'Turquoise' Panpastel from Natalie & Amy's
'Dusty Concord' distress ink by Tim Holtz from Natalie & Amy's

Papers & Embellishments
My stash- gold mirri card
Centura Pearl card from Crafters Companion

Tools & Glues
Collall all purpose gluen from Natalie & Amy's
Collall 3D glue with tools from Natalie & Amy's
Sizzix Bigshot
6" square card blank from Natalie & Amy's
'Flower' embossing folder by Hobby Central
'Lace #7' die cut border by Die'sire

Our sponsor this week is Stitchy Bear, the winner will receive 3 free digi images of their choice!

Thank you so much for stopping by today, I will try my best to get around to see you all real soon. Please try & pop over to the main Perfect Sentiment blog & see what fab 'thank you' creations the girls have made!
Hugs xx


Jo said...

A fabby Thank You card Shell! Hope you start to feel better soon!
hugs Jo x

Sue said...

Gorgeous card Shell. I love the image and your colouring is always so beautiful.
Sorry to hear that you are suffering with your M.E. at the moment, I hope you start feeling better soon
hugs Sue xx

Craftyanny said...

awwwwwwwwwwww hugs sweetie. Sorry your not great at the moment. Take care of you:)
Smashing card today too Shell, very pretty
Anne x

My'scardcorner said...

This is loely Shell |I love evrything about it the fuchias the bird and the embossing just perfect to say Thank you.
Sorry you are struggling at the moment hope you feel better soon Just take care.

Sue B said...

Oh Wow! this is stunning Shell… what a beautiful design.. I love the bird and fushcias - they are perfect for Thank You card… and the embossing and mirri border look fab!
I'm sorry you are not feeling good hun - you have a good rest and don't worry about commenting!!
Take Care and hope you feel better soon
Huge Hugs Sue xx

Ingrid Mason said...

I'm so sorry to hear how bad your ME is at the moment and hope that you feel better soon - I'm sending you a virtual hug to help in your fight with this illness. I must say though Shell, this card is so beautiful ... I love your colouring of the humming bird and fuschia which is set off so well with the embossed white background. Good luck in our challenge this week. Ingrid xx (OSAAT Team)

Claire said...

Lovely card Shell, fab image and love the embossing too. Hugs, Claire x

Debbie said...

Absolutely stunning Shell.Sorry you're having a rough time lately.It's a tricky illness at the best of times.Here if you need anything sweetie.Gorgeous cards lately too.hugs Debbie x

Nikki Byrne said...

Beautiful use of a delicious doodles image, just beautiful! Thank you for sharing with us at OSAAT this week and good luck :) Nikki DT

Teri said...

Gorgeous hun. Sorry to hear you are not doing so well. I hope you feel better soon hun xxxx

Vicki Dutcher said...

Love the depth you got with the 3d'ing - Thanks for joining in with JUGS~

coops said...

so stunning shell.really gorgeous image and colours and your design is beautiful :D

xx coops xx

Anonymous said...

A beautiful card, hope you feel a little better soon!
Helen x

Croms' Cubby Hole said...

There's me thinking I already commented on this gorgeous card. Maybe I have? Anyhow, I do love the layering on the image you chose. The entire card is special. I hope you feel better soon. Thank you for sharing your art with us at Delicious Doodles this week x

Hazel (Didos) said...

Oh this is so pretty, love that image its coloured perfectly by ya xxx

Margaret said...

So stunning! Love your pretty flowers and hummingbird. I just saw the first one at my feeder about a week or so ago. I just love it when they come visit.