2 July 2014


It's that time of the week again when I show you my weekly creation for 'Inky Impressions' This week the theme is....


I decided to use one of my favourite 'Inky' images for this challenge.

Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Paper Sweeties- Patriotic prints
Party Time Tuesdays- red, white & blue
Shopping Our Stash- red, white & blue (paper is years old)
My Craft Spot- Patriotic
Classy Cards n Such- red, white & blue

Images & Colouring Medium 
Image- 'Umbrella Lili' by Inky Impressions
Skin- coral, sunkissed pink & blush
Derwent Inktense pencils
Hair- tan & sicilian yellow
Eyes- bright blue
Hair band- bright blue & poppy red
Umbrella, coat & wellies- deep blue, bright blue, shiraz, poppy red & neutral grey
Trousers- deep blue & bright blue
Tim Holtz distress inks
Sky- faded jeans & tumbled glass
Clouds- tumbled glass

Papers & Embellishments
'Just Because' sentiment by Personal Impressions from Natalie & Amy's
My stash- DP & red card

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue from Natalie & Amy's
Sizzix Bigshot
'Trellis' border die cut by Memory Box  98476 
'Cloud' die cuts by Joy Crafts 6002/0199
'5 X 7 white card blank' from Natalie & Amy's

Thank you so much for stopping by today, please pop over & see what fab 'Patriotic' creations the Inkettes have created this week
Hugs xxx


Debbie said...

What a cute image and so perfectly colored in Red, White & Blue! Thanks for sharing your work with us at Paper Sweeties this month :)

Sue said...

This is gorgeous Shell. I love the sweet image, beautiful colouring and fabulous papers too.
hugs Sue xx

Sandra H said...

So beautiful Shell is your card x

Elina P. said...

Awesome card and a great image!! Thanks for playing along with us this week at the Party Time Tuesdays Red, White and Blue Chalenge!!

Elina- DT member, Party Time Tuesdays

Maria said...

Sweet card with adorable image colored so pretty! Love all the red, white, and blue! Thanks so much for joining us for the challenge this month at Paper Sweeties! Come back soon!:-)

Debbie said...

Cute card! I like how everything blends so well together and the different textures really make the card pop! Thanks for entering in the Classy Cards 'n Such Red, White and Blue challenge this week!

debby4000 said...

Oh what an adorable, gorgeous card.

Diane said...

Super sweet image....beautiful coloring...lovely card!! Thank you for joining us at "Classy Cards ;n Such" for our "red~white~blue" challenge!!

Hazel (Didos) said...

Oh this is fab, Love how you did the background, it looks rainy, Love Me x

Gwen said...

So cute! Thanks for playing along with us at My Craft Spot. Hope to see you next week!



Kate (Small Bits of Paper) said...

Super card - and such a sweet image! Well done!

Thanks so much for playing along with us at My Craft Spot!

Small Bits of Paper

Mynn xx said...

This is absolutely darling! I adore that little gal and her patriotic clothes! Thanks for joining us at Paper Sweeties! :) HUGS! Mynn xx