31 January 2015

Bugs & Insects!

Good morning to my wonderful followers, I hope you are well, sending you warm hugs if your not well xx

I'm here today to show you my creation for My Time To Craft, where this week our theme is...


yes you can use butterflies but they MUST be the main image!

I decided to use the free butterfly image that was with my Spectrum Noir pencil DVD from Crafters Companion. It is gorgeous & lovely to colour. Expect to see lot more of it!

I decided to leave the card very CAS for me. 
It took me ages to get a decent picture of it...in fact I gave up & Nige took this one lol!

Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Crafts 4 Eternity- no DP
Fussy & Fancy- things with wings
Crafting for all Seasons- things with wings
Red Rubber- CAS
Addicted to Stamps- CAS
Miriam's Crafting- mostly white
Cuttlebug Mania- wildlife

Image & Colouring Medium
Image- 'Butterfly' from the Spectrum Noir Pencils essentials tin
Promarkers/Flexmarkers- words
Spectrum Noir pencils- numbers
Wings- amber, apricot, 95, 33, 23, 22, warm grey 5, ice grey 3, 120, putty, 84 & 85
Thorax- icicle- 120, 117, 116 & 87
Branch- sandstone- 120 & 96
Leaves- leaf green, 60, 59 & 54

Papers & Embellishments
My stash- black card, orange paper & white paper

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue from Natalie & Amy's
Sizzix Bigshot
'Corner' die cut freebie with a magazine


Tanja said...

love your coloring - thanks for sharing your card at ATSM this week

Hazel (Didos) said...

Ahh this is fabby, what a great card, Love the flutterbut, Love Me xx

Pat said...

Lovely CAS card Shell, the image is beautiful as are the colours. Sunny here today but very cold. Enjoy your weekend.

Pat xx

Sue said...

This is gorgeous Shell, I love the image and your colouring is stunning.
hugs Sue xx

Sandra H said...

Aww l'm loving your card xx

Sue B said...

Oh Wowzer!! your colouring is awesome on this beautiful image Shell !!! Love the corner die too… I have that too… must use it soon! :-)
Hope you have a lovely weekend!
Big hugs, Sue B xx

MagsB said...

This is a fabulous CAS card, Shell, and what gorgeous depth of colouring on your fab butterfly!

love Mags B x

cm said...

I'm swooning over your gorgeous butterfly! WOW! Thank you for sharing this oh-so-pretty card in the ATSM gallery!

Mary Lou said...

Wow Shell this is FABULOUS~~Great coloring!! So happy you joined in the Fussy and Fancy Wings and Things challenge :)
Big Hugs

Sue said...

Beautiful colouring! Thank you for sharing at ATSM :)

cotnob said...

This is a gorgeous card Shell, such a beautiful butterfly.
Thank you for joining us at Crafting for all Seasons.
I have candy on my blog if you would like to take a look - http://craftingwithcotnob.blogspot.co.uk/

flossbite said...

Fabulous creation. Thanks so much for joining us at Crafting for all Seasons.
Fiona DT x

Ann said...

Monarchs are my favorite - beautiful!

Kim. said...

Wow, wow, wow this is amazing, I love that butterfly.
Kim x

Danielle Vincent said...

That is a beautiful image and you colored it so wonderfully Shell!! You do CAS very well (even if Nige did have to photo it for you - heheh). Hugs D

michele said...

Lovely card :) Thanks for joining us at Crafts 4 Eternity hugs x

arlsmom aka Lynda said...

Beautiful colors on your card! Thank you for joining us this week at the Red Rubber Inspirationals blog! Lynda - DT Champion Red Rubber Designs

Jo said...

Awesome colouring. Love the image and the CAS look :)