Wednesday, 22 April 2015

The Paper Shelter Challenge #200 Celebration

Good morning and welcome to my post for the 200th Challenge from The Paper Shelter. This challenge is quite aptly named "Celebration" so won't you all join us in celebrating our 200th challenge?!

I chose to use the gorgeous Venice Carnival for my card as she looks like she's definitely celebrating Mardi Gras or another festival. I went with a purple and red theme with touches of gold and love how bright it is.


Stamps: Venice Carnival from The Paper Shelter, Birthday Bash Sentiments from Papertrey Ink

Papers: Real Red, Whisper White, Concord Crush (Retired) & Lap of Luxury DSP (Retired) all from Stampin' Up, Copic X-Press It Blending Card, Dusk Patterned Papers from Perfect Prints

Inks: Real Red from Stampin' Up, Golden Star Gelly Roll Pen, Copic Markers

Accessories: Concord Crush Ribbon (Retired) from Stampin' Up, Decorative Labels 1 & Labels 1 Nestabilities both from Spellbinders, Filigree Border Die from Papertrey Ink, Pearls from stash, Flowers from Hobbycraft & Wild Orchid Crafts

Copics Used:
Skin - E000, E00, E21, E11, E04, R20, R30
Hair - C3, C5, C7, C9
Eyes - YG61, YG63, YG67
Red - R24, R27, R29 R59
Purple - V22, V25, V28
Leaves - YG21, YG03, YG06, YG67

And that's all from me for this post folks! Thanks for stopping by and don't forget to pop on over to The Paper Shelter Challenge blog and check out all the gorgeous cards from the DT and why not join in the fun whilst you are there too?!


  1. Gorgeous card Vannessa, love the colours you've used, your colouring is fabulous, hugs, Colette xx

  2. Another beautiful card Vannessa...stunning colours and design. hugs, Pat K x

  3. Hi Vannessa, I love the strong colours youve used for this image, and the papers and layout is just stunning. hugs Shirleyxxxxxx

  4. Holy cow...this is freakin' awesome. Your coloring is totally gorgeous and purple and red are fabulous together. I adore her hair...I need to practice highlighting like you've done since yours is so great. This is just wonderful! Hugs, Gail