14 February 2018


Todays share has been made for one of the girls at work, who was 60 last week. All I knew was she likes the seaside & gardening lol....she loved the end result & is putting it in a frame in her bedroom.
I made it for the latest challenge over at Inspiration Destination, where as always the theme is


I loved putting this card together, getting out some older dies & using them again was great.

Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Crafty Sentiments- add flowers
Make My Monday- going around in circles
heARTful stamping- ATG & stamping
Pile It On- 3D embellishments

Images & Colouring Mediums
Images- lighthouse & porthole from the 'Sea View Collection' by Sheena Douglass from the Creative Stamping magazine
Derwent Inktense Pencils
Lighthouse- neutral grey, saddle brown, cherry & poppy red
Flowers- deep violet, dark purple, dusky purple, iris blue, deep blue & deep indigo
Leaves- field green & apple green
Porthole- paynes grey & neutral grey
Tim Holtz distress inks
Sky- salty ocean

Papers & Embellishments
'white' water colour card by Crafters Companion
'red, purple & turquoise' card from the 12 x 12 coloured stack by Papermania
'white' colouring card from Rymans
My stash- 3mm black gems & 4mm gold pearls

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue
Sizzix Bigshot
'jolly bumblebees' die cut by Memory Box 98492
'flying birds' die cut by Memory Box 98655
'leafy flourishes' die cut by X-cut 503189 (cut up)
'flower & leaves' die cut set by Make & Create
'clouds' Embossalicious embossing folder by Die'sire
stamped using 'onyx black' Versafine distress inks
Distress inks applied using Dreamweaver stencil brushes
'5" square white card blank'

Thank you for stopping by today, please pop over & see what fabulous makes the 'Dream Team' have created to share with you 
I will be back on Tuesday with my next share
Until then take care xx


meg said...

Fabulous make Shell, thank you for joining in at MMM. Megxx

Elizabeth Hart said...

Fabulous look on this lighthouse - great embellishments too!! Thanks so much for joining us this time at the Pile it On Challenge, Elizabeth (DT)

Basslady said...

a fabulous card with awesome details!

thank you so much for playing along with us at make my Monday!

hugs and kisses from germany,
silvi xoxo

Priya said...

Lovely card.
Thank you so much for sharing with us at Make my Monday Challenge Blog. Priya-DT

Rae Ann said...

The "porthole" you created is so awesome! The cloud embossing is a great background and the flowers are gorgeous.

Thank you for joining us at Crafty Sentiments Designs for our Add Flowers challenge.

Juliet A said...

this is so clever and complex, and perfect for your friend! I love looking at the lighthouse through the porthole! Thank you for your participation in the HeArtful Stamping Challenge!