22 May 2014


Arghhhh sorry Mr Blogger wasn't playing nicely! I am a day late with this post...sorry again xx

Hopefully Mr Blogger has posted this for me! Nige never ever books his birthday off work, but with his new job working on a rota system it's just fallen that he has today off.....

to my gorgeous hubby, loves ya loads babe xxx

Anyhoos hopefully we are on our way up north to Lake Lady Bauer (sorry not sure of spelling) for the day!

Right on with the real reason I'm here.....today's card is for 'Inky Impressions' where we have the start of a new challenge for you


you can either click here, or scroll down for the bingo board!
You need to choose 3 in a row & yes diagonal is included

I have used die cuts, stamp & flowers. My row is bottom left to top right!

Challenges I Would Like To Enter
The Crafter's Cafe- girlie
Whimsy Inspiration- 2 or more die cuts
Crafty Hazelnut- patterned papers
Die cut divas- use at least one embellishment
Scrap it girl- mother/mother nature

Image & Colouring Mediums
Image- 'Umbrella Lili' by Inky Impressions
Skin- sunkissed pink & blush
Derwent Inktense pencils
Hair- sepia ink & madder brown
Eyes- sepia ink
Umbrella- golden yellow, sherbet lemon, poppy red, madder brown & amber
Jacket- shiraz- poppy red, sienna gold, golden yellow & sherbet lemon
Trousers- navy blue
Wellies- shiraz, poppy red, golden yellow & sherbet lemon
Ground- neutral grey & navy blue

Papers & Embellishments
DP- 'Family Ties' by First Edition 
My stash- pink pearls, turquoise & blue card

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue from Natalie & Amy's
'Collall 3D' glue with tools from Natalie & Amy's
Sizzix Bigshot
'Nottingham Border' die cut by Memory Box 98506 from Natalie & Amy's
'Fabulous Phlox' die cut by Memory Box 98511 

Below is your bingo card, have fun!!
Thank you for stopping by today, please pop over & see what the DT have made using the Bingo card!
Hugs xx


Claire said...

Gorgeous card Shell - love the image and pretty floral papers. Hope your Hubby has a great Birthday! Hugs, Claire x

Arlene said...

Just darling. Love the little girl with the matching umbrella. So fun and love the coloring.

Glad you joined us at Die Cut Divas.

Bridie Payne said...

Lovely card, I love the image

Thank you so much for leaving a lovely comment on my blog

Have a fab day.


Bridie@BGPayne Crafts

Debbie said...

A big Happy Birthday to your hubby, hope you've had a super day with him.Gorgeous card sweetie.Beautiful colouring and fab image.Take care.Hugs Debbie x

Sue said...

Gorgeous card Shell. I love the sweet image and pretty colours.
I hope your hubby is having a fabulous Birthday.
Hugs Sue xx

Sandra H said...

So beautiful Shell is your card full of lovely detail and beautifully coloured image x

coops said...

so stunning shell.gorgeous image and i love your pretty design and papers :D
Belated Happy Birthday to Nige too :D

xx coops xx

MagsB said...

This is so gorgeous! The girlie looks snug and dry in her yellow raincoat and that big brolly! And the patterned paper goes with your colouring so well!

I hope you and hubby had a great day out for his birthday!

love Mags B x

Hazel (Didos) said...

Ah this is so pretty, what a great card, Love it, Me xx

Rachelle Olaridge said...

What beautiful card creation Shelly. So sweet and precious. Love the colors. Awesome. Thanks for playing along with us on
Scrap it Girl!

Jamie Pope said...

what a fun, colorful card!

Jessica said...

What a lovely image. Thanks for playing along with us a Scrap It Girl.

Amelia Harris said...

Pretty. Thanks for playing along with us at Scrap It Girl! :)

Laura Cox {aka scrapaddict} said...

This is such a fun card....love the flowers and colors! Thanks for joining us over at Scrap It Girl!

Katy said...

Super sweet card! Great coloring-I love your image! Thank you so much for joining us at Scrap It Girl! :)

Hazel said...

Thank you so much for sharing your delightful crafting for my Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge for May - hope to see you again soon. x