Friday, February 24, 2012

Finally unpacked ... sort of

Update: This card was chosen as one of the top 3 at Simply Create! Yay!

I have finally completed my move, unpacked the majority of my boxes, and set up my crafting supplies. It's been so long since I've done anything creative (does arranging pots & pans in the cupboards count as creative? I think not) that I decided to start back with something simple.
I used one of my favourite digital stamps - "Follow the leader" from Pollycraft - which I coloured using Copic markers. The papers are from We R Memory Keepers. I needed a boost for my creativity so I chose this sketch from Scrapbook Essentials BC.

Now that I've broken the crafting drought, I'm going to get working on more Easter cards so that I can donate a bunch (including this one, of course) to BC Childrens Hospital (via Send A Smile 4 Kids Canada).  

  • Cute Card Thursday - winged things
  • iCopic Challenge - animal
  • Moving Along With the Times - lots of layers (I used 4)
  • Papercrafting Journey - make it cute (what's cuter than duckies)
  • Simon Says Stamp - 3 different papers
  • Simply Create Too - add sunshine to your day
  • Sisterhood of Crafters - use a digi
  • Stamp Man - colours of Spring/Easter
  • Truly Scrumptious - all creatures great & small

    1. Adorable card, thanks so much for playing with us at Simply Create Too.

      I have some yummy blog candy here‘s the link if you are interested

      Xoxo Marjo

    2. Hello Shelly. How beautiful to see the layers of gorgeous spring colours, fab image too. Thank you for joining us at MAWTT and good luck. Love Sandra xx

    3. Hi, Oh this is a super card, what a sweet image, Love the layers on it, thanks for playing on MAWTT this week, enjoy the rest of the weekend, Hazelxo

    4. Oh Shelley ... this is such a sweet & happy card! Thanks so much for joining us at The Sisterhood ‘USING DIGIS’ challenge and please come back again soon!
      one of the 'Sistahs'

    5. I love the bright cheeriness of this card. Some little kid will love it too.

    6. Beautiful card,lovely colours and the image is so sweet...Thanks for sharing with us at Truly Scrumptious,hope to see you next time....
      Mandy x

    7. Such a cutely bright and cheerful card, glad you able to get back to creativity after so much hard work. Hugs lin

    8. Shelley: Your card is so very pretty--love your cute, cute image! [Glad you're unpacked and back to creating. Thanks for entering in Challenge #7 - "Add Sunsine to Your Day" at Simply Create Too. Join our next challenge too?

      Simply Create Too Design Team Member

    9. oh what a cute little duck family and gorgeous spring colours

      Thanks for joining us at MAWTT this week for our lots of layers challenge
      Lisa x

    10. Beautiful card!
      Many thanks for joining in the
      ♥Cute Card Thursday Challenge♥
      this week! Debxx

    11. Gorgeous card and really fab papers!!!!Thanks for joining us on Simon Says Stamp Challenge Blog last week. We have a new challenge up so please pop over and join in the fun.