6 November 2013

'It's Huey Hummingbird!'

It's Wednesday so that means its time for a new challenge over at 
The Perfect Sentiment, where this week we have a fab sketch for you to follow (further down my post) & there's an added theme, which is...


don't forget to do the sketch as well. As we don't celebrate Thanksgiving over here, it can be a general thank you card as well....but must follow the sketch!!
Oh & don't forget your sentiment on the front!

I have decoupaged Huey up & his flower but I had such a hard time taking a decent photo yesterday I gave up trying lol!!

Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Cutting & Stamping- giving thanks
Digi Sketch- animals (t)
Eureka Stamps- fall or feathers
Path of Positivity- give thanks

Image & Colouring Mediums
Image- 'Huey Hummingbird' by The Stamping Chef
Derwent Inktense pencils
Huey- sicilian yellow, sienna gold, cadmium orange, carmine pink, crimson, iris blue, deep blue & navy blue
Leaves- iron green, hooker's green, felt green & apple green
Petals- red violet, fuchsia, dusky purple, tangerine, cadmium orange, sun yellow & sherbet lemon
Colour distressing done using Tim Holtz tumbled glass 

Papers & Embellishments
My stash white snow card & 4mm white pearls
Sentiment was a freebie from Rainbow Echo
Brown card by Papermania

Tools & Glues
Collall all purpose glue from Natalie & Amy's
Collall 3D glue with tools from Natalie & Amy's
Sizzix Bigshot
6" square card blank from Natalie & Amy's
'Nottingham Border' die cut by Memory Box from Natalie & Amy's
'Floral Frenzy' embossalicious folder by Die'sire

Here's the sketch for you to follow

This week we are sponsored by Robyn's Fetish
The winner will receive 5 free digi images of their choice!

Thank you for stopping by today, I am slowly getting around to you all. Sending you all huge hugs xx


anita byrne said...

Beautiful card and the die cuts are super lush xx

Laura said...

Just beautiful!!!!!
Laura D.

Sue said...

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

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

This is fab Shell I love the hummingbird image and how you 3D it! Susan x

Susan Kennedy said...

Wow!!! This is awesome!! That little hummingbird is ADORABLE!! I must have him!! LOL You colored him up so beautifully!!! Just fantastic!!!


Granne said...

Such a pretty image and lovely card. Thank you for sharing in Digi Sketch Challenge, good luck.

Sandra H said...

Another super card as always, love the image and your colours are brilliant xxx

Desire Fourie said...

This is so cheerful. Loving the cute birdie.
This is so perfect for our THANKFULNESS theme this month. Thanks for sharing your talent with us and good luck.
{Path of Positivity DT Member}
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Hazel (Didos) said...

EEEaaackkk!!! Hes sooo cute, Love him!!!! Fab Card, Love Me xoxo

Mau xx said...

What a pretty card, Love the hummingbird image and the sentiment is lovely.
hugs Mau xx

Karen Letchworth said...

Just adorable! Thanks for sharing with us!
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coops said...

so gorgeous shell.fab pretty colours and i love the hummingbird :D

xx coops xx

ike said...

Lovely embossed background and gorgeous colouring on that super sweet image :-) It made me smile !!
Thank you for joining us at the Path of Positivity Challenge. :-D

IKE xx

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Pat said...

Such a cute image and you framed him nicely on your card of thanks!

Zella said...

Huey Hummingbird is ADORABLE! Love him!!!! Great coloring and the embossed layer adds just that extra little pizazz! Thanks for sharing your artwork with us at Eureka Stamps this week.
Eureka Stamps DT

Jessi Fogan said...

This is fab, Shell! I love hummingbirds, and that sentiment has such a great mix of fonts :) Always glad to see what you make when you come play at Shopping our Stash!

Chana said...

This is wonderful! The embossing and border cut are a perfect pairing! You have colored your image beautifully! Nicely composed and executed! Thanks for playing along with us here at Shopping Our Stash!