Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Happy Birthday Wishes

Good Morning fellow crafter's and welcome to The Paper Shelter Blog Hop.  The Blog Hop is in honour of The Paper Shelter's 6th BirthdayIt will be a two week Challenge and both Design Teams are taking part so we have lots of lovely creations for you to check out.    

The Hop is our way of inviting you to join in with us and this one is a 
"A Special Birthday" theme, which I know is extremely popular!!!! 

If you have landed here from

Monique's blog

 then you're heading in the right direction - if not then you'll want to head on back to

to start again, as you'll not want to miss out on this one! Our Design Teams have worked very hard and are showcasing the gorgeous images available from The Paper Shelter and each blog on the hop is offering one lucky person who leaves them a comment a digi of their choice as well as the main prize, details of which are on The Paper Shelter Challenge Blog.

For my card today I'm using a gorgeous image called 'So Chic'. 

My image has been printed onto Cryogen White card and coloured with Copic Markers. 

The colours I've used are: 
Skin - E11, E00, E000, R20
Hair - E44, E43, E42, E41
Dress - R85, R83, R81 
Ribbon, Bowtie & Dog's Top Hat - BG13, BG11, BG10
Hat - BG75, BG72, BG70
Frame - BG13, BG11, BG10, C5, C3, C1, C00
Dog - E43, E41, E40

Here's a close up of the image. 

Stamps: So Chic (The Paper Shelter), Petite Pairs (retired Stampin' Up)
Card: Naturals White & Smoky Slate (Stampin' Up), Cryogen White 
Papers: Fresh Vintage (FabScraps)
Ink & Markers: Copic Markers, Memento Tuxedo Black
Dies & Punches: Oval Punch & Scallop Oval Punch (Stampin' Up) 
Accessories: Lace (stash)

From here you will need to hop on over to

 Patty Sue's blog.

 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.

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Nannieflash said...

Good Morning Sweet Nikki, I hope you are have a wonderful time, you lucky person, wish I was there with you. Your card is just stunning I love how youve coloured the ribbon its so life like. Thank you Nikki for all your hard work and happy birthday to you to. hugs Shirleyxxxxxxx

Christa said...

Wow this is a awesome card, love the colors , really sweet hugs Christa

Tink said...

How cute!! Love the image..

Saskia Pullen said...

Sweet Image and colors. Wishing you a wonderfull Christmas and happy newyear.
Saskia Pullen
The Netherlands

Gina said...

Stunning colour matching Nikki, and the wrinkled paper looks amazing :D XXX

Alice (scrAPpamondo) said...

Oh, gorgous image and sweet design! Love that lace, too!!

Mindy Beverly said...

This is such a Gorgeous card!

Sharman said...

Awesome job. I love this image. It is so much fun...

Natalie said...

Awesome card. Love the colors used.

Linda Mc Enery said...

Hi Nikki. What a beautiful card! I have only ever used the pre-coloured version of this stamp, but you have done such an awesome job of colouring, you make me want to get going! Beautiful!

Ann-Louice said...

what a lovely card. Not many details but it still don't look clean and simple. Very nicely done.

ginadapoohcards said...

What a great card! I love the colors you picked. The dog just cracks me up every time I see this image.

Alison said...

I love the colours you've used on your card - the more vibrant shades on the image look fantastic against the paler background and that deep lace is to die for...!!!
Alison x

Karen C said...

So pretty! That is the same image I used for my entry! :) So glad I didn't miss out on the hop! :)

Karen C

Annemi said...

Stunning coloring on this card xx

Mel C said...

Wow, beautiful card! The lace really sets it off, aborable image.

Patsy Long said...

Love this stamp and your colour scheme! Beautiful!

Julie Odil said...

What a fun, chic image! Love your card!

TracyM #6773 said...

DELIGHTFUL image and card!!!
LOVE your colours and colouring, LOVE your ELEGANT design, SO BEAUTIFUL, LOVE IT ALL!!!

Roberta Stevenson said...

Cool card! Beautiful colouring!

Vivian Foo said...

Love your colors combos and those lace too.