5 June 2021

An Old Sugar Nellie!

 Good morning fellow crafters I hope you are all well. I'm here today to share my latest DT creation for 'Happy Little Stampers' Christmas challenge. We are an ATG challenge with an optional theme which this month is.....


I decided after finding this really old Sugar Nellie, that he really needed inking up!

Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Beyond The Blue- patterned papers
Krafty Chicks- stamp act

Images & Colouring Mediums
Images- 'Santa With Tree' by Sugar Nellie
Polychromo Pencils by Faber-Castell
Skin- cinnamon & medium flesh
Beard- dark sepia & white
Suit- red violet & dark red
Trim- dark sepia & white
Bell- dark chrome yellow & naples yellow
Tree & holly- deep cobalt green & grass green
Berries- scarlet red
Gloves & Shoes- black, cold grey VI, cold grey IV & dark sepia
Lantern- cold grey IV, cadmium orange & cadmium yellow
Glow- cadmium orange & cadmium yellow
Snow- light cobalt turquoise & white

Papers & Embellishments
'desert storm' Neenah Kraft card by Crafters Companion
DP 'Jingle All The Way' by First Edition
'black' card from the A4 stack by Papermill

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue
image stamped using 'tuxedo black' ink by Memento
sentiment stamped using 'onyx black' ink by Versafine
'Christmas Grungy Messages' stamps by Lily of The Valley
'5" square white card blank'

Thank you for stopping by today, please pop over & see what fab creations the Happy Little Stampers Dt have made. I will be back tomorrow, so until then take care xx


cotnob said...

A great Christmas card Shell, a super Santa.
Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob

Jackie T said...

Hi Shell this is a gorgeous Christmas card. I love that Santa. Have a good day. Take care. Hugs Jackie

Vicky Hayes said...

He's lovely isn't he and you've coloured him beautifully Shell. I really like the way you've made the lantern glow. Vicky x

Inkyfingers said...

Love the vintage feel to this gorgeous festive card, Shell. Your pencil colouring is awesome!!
Take care,
Carol x

Lee said...

Oh he is just too fun! And those Christmas papers are fabulous! Thanks so much for joining us at Beyond the Blue!

Hazel (Didos) said...

Adorable make, love the colouring xx

Chrissy said...

Fabulous fun card Shell and love the lantern and fabulous colouring on kraft..
Thank you so much for sharing and joining in with us at CCAYR...[ Christmas Crafts All Year Round]


Ink Outside The Box With Diane said...

I think you did a fabulous colouring job! Especially the glow of the lantern. Thank you for sharing your wonderful card with us at Krafty Chicks Challenge.
Diane - DT

Sue - said...

Love that Santa Sell!

Deanne Saunders said...

Cute card!! Thanks so much for participating in our CHRISTMAS CRAFTS ALL YEAR ROUND challenge!!! Can’t wait to see you participate again in our next challenge!! Have a happy crafting day!! Stay safe and healthy!! Deanne at A Little Bit O’ Paper