7 January 2016

All Things New!

Hi & welcome back to my blog. I know some people make New Year resolutions, if you have I would love you to tell me. I have decided I'm not going to this year. But I am going to try & stay in touch with my friends more. Time just flies by & before you know it 2 or 3 months have gone by since you last spoke!!! 
So thats my kinda thing for this year also to make more male cards lol. I needed a male birthday card the other day & Nige looked through my box of cards (50+) & 
could only find 1 male-ish card in there....oops!!

Anyhoos the reason I'm here today is to share with you my latest creation for Inky Impressions. This fortnight our challenge theme is....


new baby, new house, new car, even fabby new stash!!!

I decided to go with new stash, as I'd had a gorgeous new die for Christmas & just wanted to play lol.

Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Fab n Funky- something new (heart border die cut)
Inspiration Destination- ATG
Simon Says- something new (heart border die cut)
Crafty Boots- something old (image) something new (heart border die cut)
Ooh-La-La- girlie

Image & Colouring Mediums
Image- 'Fairy LiLi' rubber stamp from Inky Impressions
Promarkers/Flexmarkers words in black
Derwent Coloursoft words in brown
Skin- blush & blush pink
Eyes- black & indigo
Hair- celestial blue, black & indigo
Flowers- cerise & yellow
Dress- sapphire, indigo, steel grey & mid grey
Wings- blush pink
Shoes- cerise & deep red
Bubbles- sky blue & cerise
Ground- dove grey

Papers & Embellishments
DP- DCWV adhesive sheets from my friend Kim xx
'blue & pink' card from the 12 x 12 coloured stack by Papermania
My stash- card candi

'Collall' all purpose glue from Natalie & Amy's
'Collall 3D' glue with tools
X-cut Xpress
'Hello' die cut by Clearly Besotted Stamps
'Heart Decorative trim #2' Thinlit die cut by Sizzix 660473

Thank you for stopping by today, I really had fun making this card. I hope you will pop over & see what fab creations the 'Inkettes' have made to help inspire you.

Hugs xx


Jo said...

Fab card Shell, great image & love the colours you chose! Hope the New Year's a good one for you & yours!
hugs Jo x

Sandra H said...

So lovely is your card x

Linby said...

Not many male cards in my stash either ;) Love this girlie card, so pretty and perfect for our challenge at OLL.
Thanks for sharing
Lynn x

Janice said...

Super card Shell, love the image and your super colouring. Jx

Wendy Batchen said...

Lovely card, thanks for sharing at Inspiration Destination and good luck. Wendy DT x

Wynn Walton said...

Your card is adorable and the colour combo is perfect. Thank you for joining us at OLL Challenges Wynn DT

Joey said...

Shell I am so guilty of not keeping in good contact with people - makes me feel so shoddy :(

Your card is gorgeous, fab image and I love the hello

Jo xx

Lisette Baker said...

Great card. Love the image and the colours. Thanks for joining in at Crafty Boots Challenges this time.

Shaz Earl said...

Happy New Year to you sorry i'm a bit late been busy with family, great card hope you are ok, have a great weekend what's left of it
hugs Shaz x

Judith said...

I have the same sort of resolutions Shell - i need to be a better blogger and keep in touch more with people - oh and be more organised to - so far so good!! Such a pretty card Shell thank you so much for sharing it with us at Fab'n'funky Challenges this week hugs Judith x

Dee's Craft Room said...

Great card, such a cute image and beautifully coloured. Your new die is lovely - emm, I may have to put that on my wish list.

Thank you for sharing your work with all of us at Crafty Boots Challenges.


Hazel (Didos) said...

This is brill, What a fabby card, Love the image she's ace, Love Me xx

debby4000 said...

Oh I love the image you've used its so cute and makes a fabulous card.
Thank you for joining us at Simon says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.

Wendy Nicola Jackson said...

That is gorgeous! Love the fabulous image, so sweet. Thanks for joining in the fun with the Fab 'n' Funky girls for our first challenge of the New Year. We're so glad you did. Come back again soon! Big hugs, Wends x Fab 'n' Funky DT

MagsB said...

This is terrific, I love the cute fairy! Her blue hair looks fabulous!!

love Mags B x