Wednesday, 8 January 2020

Challenge #409 - New Beginnings - The Paper Shelter

Good Morning Paper Shelter Followers and a Very Happy New Year, I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and are now looking forward to 2020, I'm lucky as my younger granddaughter is expecting her first baby any day now so looking forward to that so my choice of theme is

New Beginnings

and of course the card I have created is for her.
And you will find some beautiful images over at The Paper Shelter and there's lot to choose from for this theme to. Our Sponsors are and as always our sponsers are The Paper Shelter and they are offering a fabulous prize of $30. to spend on their website.

But don't forget they will only give you the whole amount if you have used one of their images on your card but don't worry if you haven't, they will still give you 3 digi images or your own choice if you are picked as a winner.
For this weeks card I have used this image


This image is titled "Cravings"  which I felt was appropriate if your like myself you certainly had them and of course there were other things which you avoided like crazy. You will find the image here .
I printed her onto white card and coloured her with my copic pens, afterwards I used a square Nestabilite die and a fancy one for the mount out of blue card. The base card is a 6.50" x 6.50" white card and the first mount out of blue card and the backing paper is from the same image set and again you will find it here.
I then placed a heart doily in the center with a ribbon around the middle before laying the mounted image in the center, the sentiment is from my stash which was stamped again onto white card and mounted on a smaller die cut in blue card. To finish of I have used several blue pearls in the rest of the free corners.
Now that you've seen my card I do hope that you will pay a visit to The Paper Shelter Challenge Blogspot to see what the rest of the Design Team have created for your inspiration and hopefully you will want to take part in this  "New Beginnings" Challenge to.
This Card is to be entered into the following Challenges:-
https://artydivaschallenge.blogspot.com/
http://craftysentiments.blogspot.com/ 
https://digichoosday.blogspot.com/ 
http://lemonshortbreadchallenge.blogspot.com/ 
http://ttcrd.blogspot.com/ 
http://tuesdaythrowdown.blogspot.com/ 
 

Wednesday, 18 December 2019

The Winner of my Blog Hop Comments

Firstly I want to thank everyone who took the time to leave a comment and here is the lucky person chosen from all my comments left on my blog (this one) for our recent Blog Hop and that was


Well done Lucy and congratulations, if you pop over to The Paper Shelter Challenge Blogspot it will tell you how you can claim your prize from them, don't forget to pay a visit to The Paper Shelter Website and chose a image you would like as your prize.
I hope you enjoyed taking part in our Blog Hop and please do come back next year and take part again when we host one for our 10th Birthday in December, 2020.

The Paper Shelters Christmas Break Challenge - Anything Goes

Good Morning Paper Shelter Followers, well I hope you enjoyed our Blog Hop and soon I will let you know who the lucky comment winner is, hopefully you wont need to wait to long to know.
Anyway today is our last Challenge for 2019 and its a

Anything Goes

one and both the A and B Teams are taking part, and we wont be leaving comments on any of the entries as this is to allow both teams to spend special time with their families and not have to worry a about commenting on your cards, I sincerely hope that you appreciate this and then hopefully they will all come back in January feeling rested and ready to craft again.
 And you will find beautiful images over at The Paper Shelter and there's lot to choose from to. Our Sponsors are and as always our sponsers are The Paper Shelter and they are offering a fabulous prize of $30. to spend on their website.


But don't forget they will only give you the whole amount if you have used one of their images on your card but don't worry if you haven't, they will still give you 3 digi images or your own choice if you are picked as a winner.
And for my own card I chose to use this image


And this image is called "Aquarius" and you will find it here, I printed it onto white card then used my copic pens to colour it, afterwards I used a rectangle Spellbinders die to cut it out and a fancy one for the mount out of dark blue card.
The base card is a 6.50"x 6.50" white card with a first mount out of blue card and the backing paper is from the same design set and the image and you will find it here. I then used  printed it onto white card and coloured it with my copic pens afterwards I used a die cut to mount the image before placing it on the backing paper I used a doily behind the image and the final flourish are the gems in three of the corners.
The sentiment is one from my stash that was stamped onto another piece of white card and mounted onto a piece of the same blue card and placed in the bottom right hand corner, with the mounted image in the center.
Now that youve seen my card I do hope that you will pay a visit to The Paper Shelter Challenge Blogspot and take part in our "Anything Goes" Challenge.

 

Wednesday, 4 December 2019

Blog Hop - Birthday/Celebrations - The Paper Shelter 9th Birthday Challenge

Good Morning fellow Paper Shelter Crafters and welcome to our annual Blog Hop and this is in celebration of their reaching their 9th Birthday on December 8th. It will be a two week Challenge and both Design Teams are taking part.



The Hop is our way of inviting you to join in with us and celebrate it too and this one is a 
 
"BIRTHDAY/ CELEBRATIONS"

theme, which I know will be extremely popular!!!! and I hope you have landed here from The Paper Shelter Challenge Blog as you'll not want to miss out on the start of our Blog Hop as this one is extra special as both Our Design Teams have worked very hard to showcase the gorgeous images that are available from The Paper Shelter Website and each stop on the hop is offering one of their lucky commenters a digi of their choice, details of which are on The Paper Shelter Challenge Blogspot  and you can always return back to the Challenge blogspot if at any time you loose your way to find out the next stop on the Hop.
Now to show you my own card for this Challenge


This image is called Mad about Goodies  and you will find it here I printed it onto white card and then used my copic pens to colour it, afterwards I used a square die to cut it out and inked it before mounting it on a fancy diecut in pink card.
The base card is a 6.50"x 6.50"white card with a first mount out of pink card and the backing paper is also from the design set of the image and you will find it here. On top of this I have placed a doily and I then wrapped three piece of ribbon around the card and stuck it to the back of the first mount.
I placed my mounted image in the center and diecut the Sentiment at the top and placed it along the ribbon at the top of my card.
To finish of I have diecut some cakes and topped them with frills and placed them around the image.
From here your next stop on the hop is over to 

Don't forget to leave your comment for a chance of winning your choice of one of the fab digis available in store.
Hop! Hop! Hop!
Good luck and hope you're enjoying it so far.

Wednesday, 20 November 2019

Challenge #407 - A Christmas Card - The Paper Shelter

Good Morning Paper Shelter Followers, can you believe that we are only about 4 weeks away from Christmas and 6 to New Year, I cannot and in 2 weeks time we will be hosting our Blog Hop and we have 21 images to give away plus the main prize from the Challenge so do join me on the 4th of December for that one.
This weeks theme is
A Christmas Card

for myself I have had mine done and written for weeks mainly because we have had a busy month with having a New Kitchen fitted and all the things that go with that, tiling, painting and installing the cupboards and of course laying the lino, not that I want to ever experience the stress again even my hubby was nearly having a break down. So I sincerely hope that this weeks theme will help you get that last one of two cards that need doing for Christmas.
And you will find some beautiful images over at The Paper Shelter and there's lot to choose from for this theme to. Our Sponsors are and as always our sponsers are The Paper Shelter and they are offering a fabulous prize of $30. to spend on their website.


But don't forget they will only give you the whole amount if you have used one of their images on your card but don't worry if you haven't, they will still give you 3 digi images or your own choice if you are picked as a winner.
For this weeks card I have used this image


For my card I have us "For being a Good Boy" and you will find it here, I love to find images that will allow the little girls in my family a chance to dream and this one certainly does, I printed her onto white card then used my copic pens to colour her, afterwards I used a rectangle die to cut her out and a larger one for the mount out of blue card.
The base card is 6.50"x 6.50" white card with a first mount out of blue card and I also used the backing paper that came with my image and this you will find here. I then mounted my image towards the left and cut out some embellishments and laid them along the bottom, I also cut out some fish and this was placed in the water around the mounted image.
To finish of I stamped the sentiment and mounted this also on a piece of blue card and positioned this at the top of the right hand side.
Now that you've seen my card I do hope that you will pay a visit to The Paper Shelter Challenge Blogspot to see what the rest of the Design Team have created for your inspiration and hopefully you will want to take part in this  "A Christmas Card" Challenge to.
This Card is to be entered into the following Challenges:-
https://artydivaschallenge.blogspot.com/
http://craftysentiments.blogspot.com/
https://digichoosday.blogspot.com/ 
http://handstampedsentiments.blogspot.com/ 
http://lemonshortbreadchallenge.blogspot.com/ 
http://thehollyandivychristmaschallenge.blogspot.com/ 
http://ttcrd.blogspot.com/ 

Wednesday, 6 November 2019

Challenge #405 - Card for a Child - The Paper Shelter

Good Morning Paper Shelter Followers, well I hope by the time this post goes live I will have a fully functioning kitchen as so far (previsous Thursday) its been a nightmare, they positioned the dishwasher so you cannot open the door completely, and the electrician put the box behind the cooker so it stands out far to much at least 4 inches away from the way, you can guess what will happen if they dont sort that out, at the moment we have just left them to it and disappeared upstairs with the dogs out of the way.
Anyway this is not getting my post written, this weeks theme is all about making and posting

A Card for a Child

of course this can cover many different occasions so we leave the choice entirely up to you.
And you will find some beautiful images over at The Paper Shelter and there's lot to choose from for this theme to. Our Sponsors are and as always our sponsers are The Paper Shelter and they are offering a fabulous prize of $30. to spend on their website.

But don't forget they will only give you the whole amount if you have used one of their images on your card but don't worry if you haven't, they will still give you 3 digi images or your own choice if you are picked as a winner.
For this weeks card I have used this image


For my card I have us "The Mermaid and the Treasure" and you will find her here, I love to find images that will allow the little girls in my family a chance to dream and this one certainly does, I printed her onto white card then used my copic pens to colour her, afterwards I used a rectangle die to cut her out and a larger one for the mount out of blue card.
The base card is 6.50"x 6.50" white card with a first mount out of blue card and I also used the backing paper that came with my image and this you will find here. I then mounted my image towards the left and cut out some embellishments and laid them along the bottom, I also cut out some fish and this was placed in the water around the mounted image.
To finish of I stamped the sentiment and mounted this also on a piece of blue card and positioned this at the top of the right hand side.
Now that you've seen my card I do hope that you will pay a visit to The Paper Shelter Challenge Blogspot to see what the rest of the Design Team have created for your inspiration and hopefully you will want to take part in this  "Card for a Child" Challenge to.
This Card is to be entered into the following Challenges:-
http://craftysentiments.blogspot.com/ 
https://digichoosday.blogspot.com/ 
http://lemonshortbreadchallenge.blogspot.com/ 
http://ttcrd.blogspot.com/
http://pammiesinkypinkieschallenges.blogspot.com/
http://cutiepiechallenge.blogspot.com/ 
https://jansdigistampschallenges.blogspot.com/ 

 

Wednesday, 23 October 2019

Challenge #403 - Halloween - The Paper Shelter

Good Morning Paper Shelter Followers, well I dont know about your but here we are almost yet again at the end of the month, and in less than a week we will be putting our clocks back and the days will feel even shorter. But this weeks theme is all about

Halloween

and its always been a strange and eerie time of the year, several countries celebrate it and others dont, when I was at School it was all about "All Hallows Eve" to do with the souls rising from their graves to ascend into Heaven or descend down into Hell, not a very nice thing to be thinking I think.
And you will find some beautiful images over at The Paper Shelter and there's lot to choose from for this theme to. Our Sponsors are and as always our sponsers are The Paper Shelter and they are offering a fabulous prize of $30. to spend on their website.

But don't forget they will only give you the whole amount if you have used one of their images on your card but don't worry if you haven't, they will still give you 3 digi images or your own choice if you are picked as a winner.
For this weeks card I have used this image


This image is titled "Halloween" and you will find it here, Ive printed her onto white card then used my copic pens to colour her, afterwards Ive used a square die to cut her out and a fancy one for the mount out of blue card.
The base card is a 6.50"x 6.50" white card with a first mount out of the same blue card and the mount for the image, the backing paper is also from the same design set as the image and you will find it here. 
I have cut a edge out of black card with one of the Memory Box edge dies and the spider web is also from Memory Box as is the spider and the bats, and these have been placed as shown in the photo, the mounted image was then placed down the card towards the bottom.
Now that you've seen my card I do hope that you will pay a visit to The Paper Shelter Challenge Blogspot to see what the rest of the Design Team have created for your inspiration and hopefully you will want to take part in this  "Halloween" Challenge to.
This Card is to be entered into the following Challenges:-
http://craftysentiments.blogspot.com/ 
https://digichoosday.blogspot.com/ 
http://lemonshortbreadchallenge.blogspot.com/ 
https://shoppingourstash.blogspot.com/ 
http://ttcrd.blogspot.com/ 
https://tuesdaytaggers.blogspot.com/ 
http://alwaysfunchallenges.blogspot.com/ 

Wednesday, 9 October 2019

Challenge #401 - Music and Dance - The Paper Shelter

Good Morning Paper Shelter Followers, can you believe we are now into October and already the weather is turning from something beautiful to something cold and wet and dark, not my cup of tea Im afraid, so Im hoping this weeks theme for The Paper Shelter is


Music and Dance

this must cheer everyone up its always vibrant and colourful.
And you will find some beautiful images over at The Paper Shelter and there's lot to choose from to. Our Sponsors are and as always our sponsers are The Paper Shelter and they are offering a fabulous prize of $30. to spend on their website.

But don't forget they will only give you the whole amount if you have used one of their images on your card but don't worry if you haven't, they will still give you 3 digi images or your own choice if you are picked as a winner.
For this weeks card I have used this image



This little lady is titled "Tango" and you will find her here, I printed her onto white card and coloured it with my copic pens then cut it out with a rectangle die and a larger one out of red card with a fancy one.
The basic card is a 6.50"x 6.50" white card with a first mount out of red card and the backing paper from the same design set as the image and you will find it here. On top of this I have wrapped a red ribbon around the card and attached it to the back of the first mount, and the mounted image towards the left, and the sentiment was stamped also onto white card and fussy cut and layered on top of a piece of red card thats already been used. To finish of I have used some red pearls around the edge and a lamp diecut next to the image over the ribbon.
Now that you've seen my card I do hope that you will pay a visit to The Paper Shelter Challenge Blogspot to see what the rest of the Design Team have created for your inspiration and hopefully you will want to take part in this  "Music and Dance" Challenge to.
This Card is to be entered into the following Challenges:-
https://artydivaschallenge.blogspot.com/
http://craftysentiments.blogspot.com/ 
https://digichoosday.blogspot.com/ 
http://everybody-art-challenge.blogspot.com/ 
http://lemonshortbreadchallenge.blogspot.com/ 
https://papercraft-challenges.blogspot.com/ 
http://ttcrd.blogspot.com/ 
http://abitmoretimetocraft.blogspot.com/ 
https://aperfecttimetocraft.blogspot.com/ 
http://theartisticstampercreativeteam.blogspot.com/