25 August 2014

Butterflies & Bows!

Today I am sharing with you my last guest designer creation for Card Mania I can't believe it's been three months already! I just want to say a HUGE THANK YOU for having me it's been great fun. I have found some amazing digi designers I would never have found, so thank you xxx
So here's my last creation, this fortnights challenge is....


make sure you have at least one of each on your creation. As you will see from mine I only have one bow, but have gone a bit made with the butterflies lol!

As soon as I saw this gorgeous image I knew I had to use her. She is just beautiful & her hair was an absolute dream to colour. She is from one of this weeks sponsors The Paper Shelter. Make sure you pop over to the Card Mania challenge blog & see what fab prizes are up for grabs!

Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Glitter & Sparkle- butterflies
Kit & Clowder- hair techniques
Paper Creator- bows, bling & blooms
Creative Corner- girlie
The Crafter Cafe- square card only

Image & Colouring Mediums
Image- 'Rose' by The Paper Shelter
Skin- coral, sunkissed pink & blush
Derwent Studio pencils
Eyes- venetian red
Hair- imperial purple, dark violet & light violet
Leaves- mineral green & emerald green
Roses & heart- madder carmine, rose madder lake, pink madder lake & rose pink
Flowers- spectrum orange & middle chrome
Butterflies- oriental blue, light blue, pink madder lake, kingfisher blue, deep cadmium, imperial purple & cobalt blue

Papers & Embellishments
DP- 'Fairy Flora' by Prima
Green card candi
My stash- green card, white pearls, white organza ribbon & purple card

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue from Natalie & Amy's
'Collall 3D' glue with tools from Natalie & Amy's
Sizzix Bigshot
'Rectangle #3' die cut by Nellie Snellon MFD048
'Butterfly Garden' die cut by Crafts Too CTD17012
'Stix2' pick up pencil from Natalie & Amy's
'Large corner rounder' punch by X-cut
'Bow Maker' made by Nige

Thank you for stopping by today, please pop over & see the fab creations by the Card Mania DT!
Hugs xx


Desire Fourie said...

Oh wow this is beautiful colouring. Love the little green flowers in the background.
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Craftyanny said...

Gorgeous card Shell. Her hair is amazing!!
Anne x

Vic said...

What a lovely card... so different. love the colour of her hair! also, very clever idea... to wind raffia around the holes in the frame.... so original! thanks for sharing with us at Glitter n Sparkle - Vic, DT x

Sue B said...

Oh Wow! this is gorgeous Shell… such a lovely image and you've coloured her beautifully…. I really like the highlights in her hair! Gorgeous paper and embelllies too… love those little green plants and the cute butterflies!!
Hope you have a lovely Monday!
Big hugs
Sue xx

Sandra H said...

Simply gorgeous card as always beautiful design and full of lots of lovely details x

Hazel (Didos) said...

Oh this is so sweet, what a pretty card, Love that image shes ace, Love Hazelxx

cass said...

Beautifully crafted card, gorgeous background, thanks for joining us at The Crafters Cafe this week,

Monika Reeck said...

Oh dear O really love how you coloring her hair so adorable and I wish I can coloring hair like you too how long did you learn it Shell... sweet plants and the butterfly in tiny shape and lovely ribbon bow too..great card Shell and thanks for visiting me hugs, Monika

PS: is this your last card for Card mania? my one yes the last card :((

Rosietoes said...

Lovely whimsical card. Lovely lo and colours. Thank you for joining us at Paper Creator. x

Lau W said...

Superb card, love the hair !
Thanks for playing with us at Paper Creator !

chanya13 said...

Beautiful card, wonderful colour combo. Thanks for joining us at Creative Corner Challenges!!! I hope you get to join us again for our next challenge. Agnieszka

fresh.by jess said...

This is beautiful :) Sooo pretty. Thanks for joining us at Creative Corner Challenges!

Pamellia Johnson said...

Wowsers! This is amazing! That image is just stunning with her long wavy hair and your background is a rainbow of gorgeous colours! So beautiful!

Hugs :)
Pamellia - Card Mania GDT

cotnob said...

This is a gorgeous card, perfect for our Bows, Bling & Blooms Challenge.
Thank you for joining us at Paper Creator's Crafts.

Rosie said...

This is awesome and I LOVE her hair!! Thanks for playing along in our challenge at The Paper Shelter!! Hugs, Rosie