1 July 2014

All at Sea!

Good morning, I hope you are all well & the sun is shining where you are. Yes I'm in a really good mood today, no idea why I feel so cheery let hope I continue to feel this good!

Anyhoos today I have one creation for you to see, but it's been made to cover two design team cards.
So we have photo to inspire you from The Craft Garden this month & a fabulous sketch from 
Try Stampin' on Tuesday for you to follow! Both will be posted at the end of my post or you can go straight to them by click on the links above.

I won this & a few more images months ago from Digi Darla, (who now seems to have closed down, sad news because I do like her images) & I knew as soon as I saw the photo inspiration which image I wanted to use!


Loved colouring this image in, so far away from my normal cutsie/smexy stuff!


Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Lexi's Creations- at the beach
Love to Create- 3 or more design papers
The Crazy Challenge- by the sea
Addicted to Stamps- polka dots
Crazy 4 Challenges- summer/winter
Digi Haven- life's a beach

Image & Colouring Mediums
Image- 'Lighthouse' by Digi Darla (no longer available)
Tim Holtz distress inks
Sea- salty ocean & tumbled glass
Gulls- iced spruce
Sky- tumbled glass
Banner- distressed using worn lipstick
All highlighted inks are available from Natalie & Amy's

Papers & Embellishments
DP- 'Family Ties' by First Edition 
Sentiment & banner from the Forever Friends The Good Life collection by Docraft
My stash- red card, buttons & cherry divine twine

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue from
'Collall 3D' glue with tools from
'Top Notch' white card blank

Photo inspiration from The Craft Garden


Great sketch to follow from Try Stampin' on Tuesday


Thank you for stopping by today, please pop over & see what both DT's have created to inspire you 
Hugs xx


13 comments:

CRAZYCRAFTSHED said...

Fabulous card Shell love the image and fab colour's
Hugs Dianne xx :)

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

Wonderful Shell, what a great image so sad they have closed. Susan xx

Desire Fourie said...

A beautiful masculine design Shell. Just love the colours and the buttons with the twine is a lovely touch.
Hugs
Desíre
{Doing Life – my personal blog}

Sol said...

Beautiful Card!! Fantastic image.. And I love the colors you have used.. And Great framing of the panels!!.. and Cute Design papers!! :o)
Thank you for joining us at ATSC! :o) Hugs Sol :o)

rachel taylor said...

fab card thanks for sharing with lexis creations this week Rachel dt

Sandy Trefger said...

Our Hostess, Denise, has to close Digi Haven due to a personal illness. If you pray she would appreciate any prayers you are able to send. She has received a very serious diagnosis that doesn't have a favorable outcome. She has enjoyed hosting this challenge and wants to thank you for joining in and for sharing your talents. The prize for this current challenge will not be awarded as all challenges are closed. Thank you so much for your understanding.

jimlynn said...

Shell, your card is just awesome! SO beautiful and I love that image you used.

Effective today our Hostess, Denise, has to close Digi Haven due to a personal illness. If you pray she would appreciate any prayers you are able to send. She has received a very serious diagnosis that doesn't have a favorable outcome. She has enjoyed hosting this challenge and wants to thank you for joining in and for sharing your talents. The prize for this current challenge will not be awarded as all challenges are closed. Thank you so much for your understanding.

Lynn

Cvetelina Borisova said...

Love your card and colouring! Thanks for joining us at The Crazy Challenges.

Hazel (Didos) said...

Oh this is stunning, what a great card, Love that image its beautiful, Love Me xx

Ruza Rebel said...

Awesome card! Love the scene and your design! Thank you for joining our "3 OR More DP" Challenge at Love to Create this week.
Ruza ~ LTC Admin/Designer
Ruza's Craft Corner

Amanda Phillips said...

Love your color scheme! Thank you for joining over at Love to Create Challenges.
Amanda LTCDT

Jacki Randolph said...

Beautiful Shell, your design, papers and coloring are fabulous! Thank you so much for joining Love to Create Challenges and sharing your creation!!
Hugs'
Jackie LTC owner/designer

Hazel said...

So lovely to see your crafting for the Crazy challenge 174 - Hazel, GDT x