1 January 2015

First Christmas card of 2015!!!

Yes we made it, the first of the year. It's been a tough year for some of you out there, I just hope 2015 is a better one. 
Anyhoos as its the first of the month, it means a new challenge starting over at The Craft Garden. This month we have a gorgeous set of colours & a fab picture to help inspire you! You can find it here, or scroll to the bottom of my post.

I think I'm kinda addicted to Sylvia Zet's images lol!

Challenges I Would Like To Enter
ABC challenge - Z .... zebra stripes
Crafty Creations- who want's to build a snowman?
Creative Moments- none traditional Christmas colours
Without Words- modern looking Christmas
Whimsy Stamps Challenge- ATG

Image & Colouring Mediums
Image- 'Miss Frosty' by Sylvia Zet
Promarkers/Flexmarkers- words
Spectrum Noir Pencils- numbers
Miss Frosty- apricot, 22, honeydew & 61
Hat- pink mittens, 35, 34, 29, 114, 113 & 112
Scarf- pink mittens, 35, 34, 29, icicle, 117, 116, 114 & 113
Jacket- pale blossom, 35 & 34
Button- warm grey 4 & 3, 120 & 119
Bird house & branch- cinnamon, 100, henna & 104
Birds- sandstone, 94, 87, summer sun, icicle, 116 & 114
Snow- 63, 62 & 61
Berries & holly- red rooster, 99, 33, forest green. 55 & 54
Tim Holtz distress inks
Sky- colour distressed using 'tumbled glass'

Papers & Embellishments
DP- 'Mistletoe Kisses' by Papermania
'Let it Snow' sentiment from the Christmas With Barkley 'Let it Snow' set
'Crystal Ice' Ice Stickles
My stash- black card

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue from Natalie & Amy's
'Collall 3D' glue with tools from Natalie & Amy's
Sizzix Bigshot
'Country Landscape' die cut by Memory Box 98239
'Holly & Berry' die cut by C.C.Design
'5" square white card blank' from Natalie & Amy's

Thank you for stopping by today, please pop over & see what fab creations the DT have made using this image as inspiration.....

Happy New Year xxx
hugs xx



Sylvia Zet said...

Wow, beautiful work Shell. Love how you coloured her and that black accents you added. Gorgeous die as well!

Sandra H said...

Happy New Year Shell your card and image as always is stunning x

Sue said...

Wishing you all the best for a Happy and Healthy New Year Shell.
Your card is gorgeous, such a cute image and stunning colouring.
hugs Sue xx

Danielle Vincent said...

ACKKK I LOVE this Shell! So beautifully colored and made. LOVE the pink outfit. Hugs D

Sue said...

Hello again Shell, just popping back to say thank you for taking part in the Without Words Challenge.
hugs Sue xx

Barb said...

What an awesome card and I'm loving your background paper and design. Thanks for joining us at the Crafty Creations challenge. Barb