5 June 2014

'Whoop, Whoop.....I'm Back!!!'

After having a year away from 'Moving Along With The Times' I am happy to say Hazel asked me back & I was very happy to say yup of course!!! I have really missed nattering to the girlies on there. I just wanted to say thank you to Hazel for having me back & the girls for making me feel so welcome!!

My first challenge back is a great one as I needed to make a card from Charlie (greyhound) Freddie (Gecko) & Stevie (my fish) for Fathers Day. I'm also gonna put love from our soon to be baby stinker! lol!

As you have probably guessed this weeks theme is...


I decided to use one of my Crafter's Companion stamps, that I seem to have had for ages but never used....slapped wrists!

Nige's hair isn't quite that scary, but it is getting very grey lol!

Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Fab & Funky- Fathers Day
Simon Says Stamp- Fathers Day/masculine
Cardz 4 Guys- Fathers Day
Eureka Stamps- Fathers Day
Squigglefly- fathers Day
Memas Craft- Men Only

Image & Colouring Mediums
Image- 'Prickly' from the Pawfect Pals Collection 
Skin- coral, sunkissed pink, blush & blossom
Tim Holtz distress markers
Hair- weathered wood, tea dye & antique linen
Tim Holtz distress inks
Trousers- faded jeans & tumbled glass
Wellies & gloves- fired brick & worn lipstick
Hedgehogs- black soot, gathered twigs, tea dye & antique linen
Sky- tumbled glass
All highlighted inks are available from Natalie & Amy's

Papers & Embellishments
DP- 'So Cute' by Prima
'Special Dad' from the Humphrey's Corner stamp set called 'Father's Day' 
My stash- ribbon & turquoise card

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue from
'Collall 3D' glue with tools from
'Ribbon' punch by X-cut
'Small Butterfly' punch by Tonic
'6" square white card blank' from Natalie & Amy's

Thank you so much for stopping by today, I hope you will pop over & see what fab creations the other DT girls have made for this 'Father's Day' challenge. Have a great weekend when it arrives
Hugs xxx


Craft buddy said...

I think that is a perfect image for a fur baby (or several) to give - love the card! xJessie

Hazel said...

I haven't seen this stamp before but it's great. Love your card. Hazel L x

Sandra H said...

So beautiful and so much talent ....your image and colouring is absolutely stunning as is the layout of your card and congrats on being back with them xx

Cazro said...

A super card, perfect for a Father's Day card, loving your colouring skills. Thanks for sharing with us at Crd 4 Guyz. Hope to see you again. Caz

Hazel (Didos) said...

Hee Hee this is brilliant, what a fabby card, Love that Mans hair its ace. Happy to have you back :)))))
Love Me xx

Karina Bunkenborg said...

Hi Shell welcome back. I love your card, the image is so funny!
Hugs Karina

Janice said...

A super image and so beautifully coloured. A fab card Shell & lovely to have you back on the team, Jx

Holly Young said...

Very cute image and wonderful coloring! Thanks for playing in Squigglefly's challenge this week!

Tammy said...

This is so cute, I love that image and the adorable bg paper! Fabulous card for all of the animals to give to their dad.
Tammy x

Hammers said...

Welcome back Shell, good to see you. I love the card. The image is hilarious and I think its very fitting for fur babies to give. Cx

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

How cute Shell, love that image. Congrats on re-joining your DT Susan xx

mixamatoasties said...

Fab card! Welcome back to the team, looking forward to getting to know you.

Susan xx

coops said...

fantastic male card shell.fab design and papers and the image is brilliant ;D

xx coops xx

Donna Idlet said...

Great image and great coloring. Thanks for joining us at Mema's Crafts.

JayBe said...

Great card and what a fab image. Thanx for sharing with us at Cardz 4 Guyz.
Hugz, Jan (DT) xx

Lesia Cook said...

You have come back with a bang of a card that made me laugh. Thanks for stopping by and playing with us at Mema's Crafts and good luck in the draw.

cheiron said...

Such a fun stamp and great BG paper! Thanks so much for playing along with us in the Father's Day/Masculine Challenge over at the Simon Says Stamp Challenge Blog this week :)

karalschuknecht said...

This card is beautifully designed and colored. Thanks for joining us this week for "Father's Day." Good Luck, and come back to join us again.

Karal DT for Eureka Stamps
My Blog: Karals Creative Corner

Sue B said...

Aww this is fab Shell… such a wonderful image and your colouring is beautiful. I love the scrummy paper and embellies… gorgeous colours!
it's great that you are back with the Team! :-)
have a good week!
Love Sue xx

Helen said...

Love it! That image really made me smile.

Thanks for joining us at Cardz 4 Guyz.

Helen x

Lisa :) said...

SUCH a fun card! Love the image and your coloring. Thanks so much for playing with us at Mema's Crafts! Hope to see you back next challenge!

--Lisa Mema's Crafts DT