5 November 2016

Christmas Robins

Its time for a new challenge over at My Time To Craft. Its getting so close to Christmas I'm getting scared lol....I always panic I'm gonna run out of time, but this year wow time is going so quickly! I think next year I'm just gonna keep making Christmas cards all through the year, instead of doing one here & there & leaving it until about June to start Christmas card making properly!! Not good this year, I need lots more cards making. Anyhoos here's another one for my box.

This fortnights theme is....


so get out your distress inks/pens & colour up an image or get your distress tools out & distress your papers!

I decided to use my distress inks to colour this gorgeous image in.

Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Simply Create Too- Christmas colours
Winter Wonderland- add ribbon
Crafty Ribbons- ATG with ribbon

Image & Colouring Mediums
Image- 'Robins' rubber stamp no idea who its made by (sorry)
Tim Holtz distress inks/pens
Berries- festive berries & spun sugar
Background- tumbled glass
All inks highlighted are available from The Crafty Purple Frog

Papers & Embellishments
DP- 'Little Red Robin' by Lucy Cromwell from Docraft
'red' card from the 12 x 12 coloured stack by Papermania
My stash- ribbon & sentiment

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue from The Crafty Purple Frog
'Collall 3D' glue with tools from The Crafty Purple Frog
X-cut Xpress
'romantic' rectangle die cuts by Spellbinders
'6" square white scalloped edge card blank' 

Thank you for stopping by today, please pop over & see how the MTTC DT got themselves all distressed, to help inspire you...
Hugs xx


Marie said...

Really lovely looking card, Love the adorable image and the wonderful colours. Thanks for joining us over at Winter Wonderland.
Love n hugs

Pat said...

Oooh Shell that is one gorgeous image, beautifully coloured a really wonderful Christmas card.

Pat xx

Hazel (Didos) said...

WOW!!! This is amazing, what a stunning card, love it. Ive hardly made amy festive cards this year, my hearts not in it :( Hope alls well with you guys H xx

Alison Barlow said...

This is gorgeous, Shell. I love the way you've coloured the image especially the pretty pinky red on the robins - they stand out so well.
Alison x

Sandra H said...

So beautiful! x

Janice said...

Gorgeous Christmas card Shell, love your Rubin image and your fantastic colouring. Great entry into this weeks Mawtt, Jx

Christelle Mendelssohn said...

Really beautiful all these red robins! Many thanks to join us in Crafty Ribbons Challenge this week and good luck from Christelle DT.

Marlene Atkinson said...

A stunning card Shell the image is beauifully coloured. Thank you for sharing with us at
Winter Wonderland. Marlene DT

Janelle said...

Oh, Shell, this is so lovely. All elements of it just come together and create magic. Thanks for joining us at Simply Create Too. Janelle :)

MagsB said...

Shell, I feel exactly the same about Christmas cards, it's about now that the panic sets in!! Your card is absolutely gorgeous, what a fabulous image, and lovely colours!

love Mags B x

julie_woolston said...

Absolutely beautiful love the sweet image and wonderful detail.
Hugs Julie xxx