5 October 2013

'With Love To My Friend!'

No Idea why but I couldn't post on my blog, or my picture on the main
 My Time To Craft blog....but managed to do the main challenge post? Bizarre!!
Anyhoos I've managed to get it sorted now...just hope MR Blogger plays ball & lets me post!

Right get on with it before he decides I've had enough time lol!

This week challenge over at MTTC is


I'm not one for shabby chic...ok can't do shabby chic lol! So decided to go with vintage which I just love doing!

Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Sweet Sketch Wednesday- perfect sketch
Crafty Ribbons- anything goes with ribbon
Fab & Funky- ribbon
Whimsy Stamps- vintage

Image & Colouring Mediums
Image- 'Scarlett Hunger' by The Stamping Chef
Skin- dusky pink & blush
Derwent Inktense pencils
Hair- bark & willow
Dress- iron green, green aquamarine, dark aquamarine, sea blue & mallard green
Ground- neutral grey
Colour distressing done using Tim Holtz 'vintage photo' from Natalie & Amy's

Papers & Embellishments
My stash- ribbon, sentiment & DP
Brown card by Papermania

Tools & Glues
Collall all purpose glue from Natalie & Amy's
Collall 3D glue with tools from Natalie & Amy's
Bow maker made by Nige xx
5" square card blank from Natalie & Amy's

Thank you for stopping by today, I hope you all have a fantastic weekend 
hugs xx


Jo said...

Beautiful card Shell, gorgeous colours & your colouring is fab! Hope you're well!
hugs Jo x

Debbie said...

Wow She'll your card is so elegant.Love it.beautiful image.Hope you're okay sweetie.Thank you for your lovely comments lately.You've made some beautiful cards lately.Nice to catch up bait on my commenting.Hugs x

mulberry station said...

Such a nice vintage card. I love the colors and that fabulous bow. Thanks for joining us.
Nancy SSW-DT

Sandra H said...

Lovely card and shabby image Shell take care x

Sandi said...

Thanks for playing in our "Ribbon" Challenge #77!
Sandi ♥
DT Coordinator for Pattie's Creations Challenge!
and Pattie's shop
Home of Pattieboop and Allie!

Heide said...

Very pretty, love your coloring and the monochromatic feel you have going on this week. Thanks for joining us.
Hugs, Heide SSw-DT

Linda Anderson said...

What a fabulous card! Love your image, your coloring is wonderful too. Great colors also. Thanks for joining us at Sweet Sketch Wednesday.


Pattie G said...

This is perfect for our current challenge “Ribbon” at Pattie’s Creations. Thanks for joining us!
Pattie ♥
at Pattie's Creations Design Challenge!

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

This is lush Shell! Love your colouring and what a fab image! Susan x

nwilliams6 said...

Such a pretty way to use ribbon and it goes so well with that very pretty image. Lovely card! Thanks for joining us in the Ribbon Challenge at Pattie's Creations. Hugz, Nancy (DT)

Jeannie said...

Beautiful coloring and a great color combo too! Thanks so much for joining us this week at Sweet Sketch Wednesday.

Peace & Luv,

Joanna said...

I struggle with both Shabby Chic AND Vintage! Great card. Thanks so much for joining us over at Sweet Sketch Wednesday.

Lindsay Craftymonster81 said...

Really gorgeous hun, love the colours and layout
Lindsay xx

coops said...

so stunning shell.i love your colour combo and the image is gorgeous :D

xx coops xx

Sally Dube said...

Such a pretty shade of blue and just gorgeous with the brown!! Beautiful card!!
Thanks for playing along with us at Sweet Sketch Wednesday!!
Blessings to you!!
Sally SSW-DT

Gretha said...

This is a wonderful card, love the blue and brown
Thanks for joining the Crafty Ribbons Challenge
x Gretha

Arlana 11426 said...

Beautiful bow! Love the sweet colors and image! Have a Sweet Day! Arlana@SSW!!!

Judith said...

Hi Shell - heard there's been a birthday going on round your blog lol - hope you had a good one - love this vintage card the colours are gorgeous - and thanks for playing along at Fab'n'Funky too! Hugs Judith xx

Sharon Basel said...

Stunning job in coloring that image. Beautifully done with the sketch too. Thanks for joining us at Sweet Sketch Wednesday!
Sharon, SSW-DT