31 May 2014

'Sophie Spitfire'

WOW! these Saturdays are flying by, which is good because it means another week closer to getting our skunky furbaby! We have 3 weeks 5 days or 5 weeks 5 days to wait depending on how he does with his weaning! I am so excited. Below is a photo of him with all the other kits in his litter. Sorry no idea as yet which one I'm having...but I'm sure I will be posting pictures as soon as we get him xx

Anyhoos today's creation has been made for My Time To Craft, where this week...oops fortnight (we are going fortnight until September) your creation must contain 


so on your background you can use, stamps, ink, panpastels or you could even emboss it etc

I decided to make Nige a card from me to pop in his buttie bag for work. Just so he knows I love him lots & also a thank you for getting me my skunky furbaby!

Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Fussy & Fancy- outdoors
Just Add Ink- watercolour (coloured using Inktense)
Sentimental Sundays- things with wings
Craft Room Challenge- things with wings
Sweet Stamps- no design papers

Image & Colouring Mediums
Image- 'Sophie Spitfire' by The Stamping Chef
Skin- coral, sunkissed pink & blush
Eyes- pastel blue
Derwent Inktense pencils
Spitfire- leaf green, light olive, navy blue, deep indigo, ink black, sherbet lemon, chilli red & neutral grey
Flying hat- bark, oak, tan, willow & baked earth
Goggles- iris blue & charcoal grey
Jacket- willow & baked earth
Tshirt- navy blue & deep indigo
Scarf- shiraz & chilli red
Tim Holtz distress inks
Sky & clouds- tumbled glass

Papers & Embellishments
'Just Saying Hello' sentiment by Personal Impressions from Natalie & Amy's
'Glossy Accents' used on the goggles from Natalie & Amy's
My stash- blue card & scraps of white card

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue from Natalie & Amy's
'Collall 3D' glue with tools from Natalie & Amy's
Sizzix Bigshot
'Clouds' die cuts by Joy Crafts 6002/0199
'Flying Birds' die cut by Memory Box 98655 from Natalie & Amy's
'5" square white car blank'

Thank you for stopping by today, I hope you all have a great weekend. We are off to Gentleshaw tomorrow so I will catch up with you all on Monday 
Hugs xx


Claire said...

What a great image Shell - fab card. Hugs, Claire x

Sandra H said...

Truly is a beautiful creations your so talented ......Oh can't wait to see keep us posted with more photos please take care x

Beth Brovold said...

Oh this is a wonderful card!! Your sky is fab...I love that image that you have coloured so perfectly!! Am I reading this right...Are you actually getting a skunk?? Thanks for joining us at Fussy and Fancy "Outdoors" challenge and good luck with your "skunky furbaby"!!!!

Janice said...

Great colouring and a super card Shell, love the image. Jx

Rebecca said...

Hi Shell, great job with making a card without any design papers! I would probably panic! Are you really getting a skunk?

Love From Rebecca xx

Debbie said...

Great card Shell...love the image and the clouds are perfect. x

MA-MI said...

Great no designer paper card. Thanks for sharing your work with us at Sentimental Sundays this week, good luck with the challenge and return next week too. Hugs Maja, DT

Debi said...

another great card, and a great take on our wings challenge! thanks for sharing with us again at Craft Room Challenge, Debi x

Anonymous said...

Cute card - funny how the expressions of the girl and the plane are opposites. Lovely colouring. Chantell JAI

Pat said...

Great card Shell, what a fun image and I love the card design.

Pat xx

Nikki Spencer said...

Fab card Shel and that image is super cute! Thanks for joining us at Just Add Ink this week.

Annie said...

This is a great make Shell :-) love the sassy image and wonderful colours. Thank you for joining in with us at Craft Room Challenge this fortnight
Hugs Annie x

Christine Blain said...

Great colouring on this fun card, Shell. Thanks for joining in the fun at Just Add Ink this week!

Hazel (Didos) said...

Ah this is brill, what a great card, Love it, Hazelxox

Donna K said...

What a fun design, loving your clouds background paper and that cute image is too sassy! Thanks for sharing with us at Sweet Stamps for our No Design Paper challenge! Enjoy your week.

Danielle Vincent said...

Ohhhh - such a cute skunk baby. How exciting for you. Can't wait to see more photos.

LOVE, love love this card. It made me smile instantly. The image in the clouds is genius. Hugs D

Jo said...

Great image hun! She's super cool. Love the little clouds as well :)