14 July 2014

How Charming!

Had a fantastic day at Gentleshaw, Nico behaved wonderfully & had lots of fuss & cuddles.

Today you will be seeing another creation for my guest designer spot over at 'Card Mania'
This weeks challenge is


add a charm to your project.

They are also being sponsored by Kenny K. I have a few of his images so decided to use one.

Not made a red & black card for a while & I thought this image was perfect.

Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Crafting When We Can- friendship (for my oldest school friend)
Speedy Fox & Friends- red
We Do Doobadoo- spotty & dotty
Fussy & Fancy- all about the girls
4 Crafty Chicks- inspired by 'Pretty Woman'  by Roy Orbison

Image & Colouring Mediums
Image- 'Happy Hour' by Kenny K
Skin- coral, sunkissed pink & blush
Eyes- cinnamon
Nails & earrings- lipstick red
Necklace & bracelet- warm grey 5
Derwent Inktense pencils
Hair- bark
Dress- shiraz, poppy red & neutral grey
Shoes- shiraz
Drink- light olive, iris blue & amber
Ground- bark & oak

Papers & Embellishments
DP- 'J'adore' by First Edition from Natalie & Amy's
'Have a Wonderful Day' from the 'It's Only Words #4' set by Ladybugs Craft Ink
'It's 5pm Somewhere' from 'The Fun Life Tickets 2' set by Whimsy Stamps
'Pot Pourri' card candi
My stash- ribbon, charm & red card

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue from Natalie & Amy's
'Collall 3D' glue with tools from Natalie & Amy's
Sizzix Bigshot
'Ticket' die cut by Whimsy Stamps from Natalie & Amy's 
'Ribbon' border punch by Fiskars

Thank you so much for stopping by today, please pop over & see all the 'charming' creations the DT have made to inspire you!
Hugs xx



Gorgeous card Shell and love the pic of Nico
Hugs Dianne xx :)

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

This is wonderful Shell I have this image and its such a great one for a girly friend. Love the pic of Nico too! Susan x

Hazel (Didos) said...

Fabby card and Fabbier kunk!!! Love Me xxx

Lori said...

OOOOHH! I love Pretty Woman by Roy Orbison! Awesome card, Shell! Thanks for joining us at 4 Crafty Chicks this week xoxoxo

Sandra H said...

Fabulous card Shell and what an adorable and fun image l remember those dresses long ago and the cocktail glasses.....showing my age now your card is another of your amazing makes also loving nico xx

Anonymous said...

Fabulous, love her polka dot dress and nico is just too cute!
Helen x

Robin said...

Gorgeous card! I love the little charm you used and your coloring is fabulous! Thanks for playing along at Crafting When We Can and good luck! Hugs, Robin

Shelly Schmidt said...

Great card- loving the colors you used and loving the sentiment you added. GDT Card Mania Shelly

Norma said...

A stunningly gorgeous card, Shell. Love the colour combo. Beautiful image and beautifully coloured too. Love the DP--very lovely.
Thanks for sharing your card with us at the Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenge.

Stampsnob said...

awwwh! she is lovely Thanks for sharing at MFP............Lis

Debbie said...

This is an amazing card.fun yet pretty stylish too.love this image and sentiments.the new addition to the family looks a little sweetheart.take care.hugs x

Claire said...

Gorgeous card and Nico is adorable too! Thanks so much for joining our Spotty and Dotty challenge at http://wedodoobadoo.blogspot.co.uk/
Claire xx

Monika Reeck said...

Hi Shell I am sorry just have time to visit your GDT card..this is adorable love all the red and white you put on your card and that ticket oooh I want it...I think I should buy a ticket stamp soon...and lovely charm too...Beautiful and sweet card with Kenny K Image...

I am also GDT at Cardmania...if you like to see my card and maybe leave me some love here is the link to the card: http://creativewithmonika.blogspot.de/2014/07/gdt-card-4-at-card-mania-charms-and.html