20 September 2014


Sorry today's creation is a few hours late, my little stinky butt had his love plums removed yesterday. So I have spent quite a bit of time with him since he came home. As well as catching up on sleep, from not sleeping much on Thursday night through worrying about Nico!! Muppet I is!

Anyhoos, today's DT creation is for My Time To Craft, where the theme is.....


mermaids, monsters, fairies etc & your good to go!

I decided to use one of my favourite ever Sweet Pea stamps...

Challenges I Would Like to Enter
Crafty Catz- pretty women
The Stamping Boutique- water colouring 
Cuttlebug Mania- any die cuts
Live & Love Crafts- things with wings
Sparkles Monthly- things with wings
One Sweet Challenge- celebrate the holidays

Image & Colouring Mediums
Image- 'Love is Gone' by Ching-chou-kuik from Sweet Pea stamps
Skin- coral, sunkissed pink & blush
Derwent Inktense pencils
Hair- bark, oak & sicilian yellow
Dress- mallard green, dark aquamarine, green aquamarine & fuchsia
Wings- dark aquamarine & fuchsia
Roses- iron green, mallard green, felt green, shiraz & hot red
Background- burnt sienna, diarylide yellow & ultramarine blue shade

Papers & Embellishments
DP- 'Fairy Flora' by Prima
Sentiment computer generated
My stash- yellow card & pink card

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue from Natalie & Amy's
'Collall 3D' glue with tools from Natalie & Amy's
Sizzix Bigshot
'Butterfly Vine' border die cut by Memory Box 98458 

Thank you for stopping by today, have a great weekend.
Please pop over & see what fab 'fantasy' creations the DT have made to help inspire you!
Hugs xx


Pat said...

Lovely card Shell, beautiful image and gorgeous colours.

Pat xx

Sue B said...

Ooh this is gorgeous Shell… such an awesome image and your colouring is really beautiful !! I love the pretty background and fab butterflies! :-)
Hope little Nico is doing ok after his op… take care and hope you catch up on your sleep over the weekend hun! ;-)
Big hugs
Sue xx

Sandra H said...

So beautiful is your crd and the image Shell is gorgeous x

Sue said...

This is gorgeous Shell. I love the pretty image and your colouring is stunning.
Awww poor Nico, I bet he wonders what has happened to him!
Hugs Sue xx

Craftin Suzie (Susan Wykes) said...

Wonderful fantasy card Shell. Love the colours and colouring. Hope Nico is making a good recovery - bless! Susan x

Desire Fourie said...

Beautiful colouring and I love the little butterflies amongst the flourishes.
Hugs Desíre {Doing Life}

Kim. said...

This is gorgeous Shell, love the colours. Glad your little boy is recovering well and I hope he lets mummy catch up on her sleep soon. I will catch up with you in the week too.
Kim x

Janice said...

Gorgeous colouring Shell and a really pretty card. Hope the wee fella is adjusting well to his new department! Jx


Gorgeous card Shell beautiful image and colour's thank you for joining us this week at Crafty Catz
Hugs Dianne xx :)

coops said...

so stunning shell.gorgeous pretty design and colours and the fairy is beautiful :D

xx coops xx

Unknown said...

Hi Shell,
I'm also a big fan of the SPS stamps and this fairy is gorgeous! Lovely rainbow feel to your card. Thanks for sharing with us at LLC.

Hugz, Sandy
Owner & Operator @Live & Love Crafts

MagsB said...

This is just so gorgeous, what a fantastic image! I love your colouring, too, and the fab pink butterflies!

I hope Nico is doing well and not missing his 'love plums' (love that saying!) and that you are sleeping better!

love Mags b xx

Danielle Vincent said...

So gorgeous Shell! Love your soft dreamy colors and all the lovely butterflies. Hugs D

Kimbo said...

Beautiful fantasy card love all the butterflies

Thanks for playing along at Cuttlebug Mania this time x

Helen said...

Gorgeous. Thanks for joining us at Sparkles Monthly Challenges.
Hugs Helen P (DT)

Vickie Y said...

Beautiful image and card. Thank you for sharing with us at Sparkles Challenge.