The Paper Shelter 6th Birthday Hop

Good Morning fellow crafters and welcome to The Paper Shelter Blog Hop. We are celebrating a very special 6th Birthday for The Paper Shelter on December 8th and we thought this would be a fabulous way to bring both design teams together and share our love for The Paper Shelter. It will also be a two week Challenge.

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 Colette's blog then you're heading in the right direction - if not then you'll want to head on back to The Paper Shelter Challenge Blog to start again, as you won't 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 website and each blog on the hop is offering one lucky commenter a digi of their choice as well as the main prize, details of which are on The Paper Shelter Challenge Blog.

Here is my card using the gorgeous Regina in a very classy black, white and gold colour combo. I love the way she turned out and will definitely be trying out this combo again!


Stamps: Regina from The Paper Shelter

Papers: Basic Black from Stampin' Up, Patterned Papers from the Art Deco Crafteezee Collection, Super Smooth Card from That Craft Place

Inks: Copic Markers, Golden Star Gelly Roll Pen

Accessories: Gold Ribbon from Stampin' Up, Fairmont Labels & Fairmont Decorative Elements Nestabilities both from Spellbinders, Gold Adhesive Dome Borders from Papermania

Copics Used:
Skin - E000, E00, E21, E11, E04, R20, R30
Hair - BV23, BV25, BV29
Eyes - G82, G85
Hat, Coat & Boots - C5, C7, C9
Cane - W7, W9
Gold - Y21, Y23, Y26
Shading on White - C0
Ground - W00, W1, W3

From here you will need to hop on over to Marie'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 we hope you're enjoying it so far.


  1. Good Morning Sweet Vannessa, thank you so much my love for all your hard work and your card is just stunning I love her cheeky look and the card design is just gorgeous. Happy birthday to you. hugs Shirleyxxxxx

  2. Such a great card, love the black and white colors its awesome hugs christa

  3. WOW! JUST WOW!! This is FANTASTIC!!

  4. Whow. Black, white & Gold..
    Cute image as well.

    Wishing you a wonderfull Christmas and happy newyear
    Saskia Pullen
    THe Netherlands.

  5. What an awesome card! Love it!

  6. Totally awestruck! I think this is my fav so far ...and all the dt creations have been fantastic :D XXX

  7. Wow! Stunning card, with a fab image and really classy with these colours and diecuts!

  8. Oh Wow, this is Absolutely Gorgeous! Your details are so Beautiful!

  9. Love and very impressed that the black hair and the black hat did not just run into each other. AWESOME job.

  10. OMG! Awesome card. Love the color combo and the design.

  11. Oh Wow!!! Vannessa, your card is stunning! I love the black and white colour-scheme, and the pops of gold! Love your feathers and flower. Beautiful!!

  12. Stunning! I love the black, white and gold together. It's super classy and fun. The perfect birthday card.

  13. What a dramatic card! Just absolutely stunning. I love when I see a card and I immediately can think of who I know who I would love to give it to, and this is one of those cards!

  14. This is stunning - fabulous image and these colours look fantastic together.
    Alison x

  15. So pretty! Love the contrasting colors! So glad I didn't miss out on the hop! :)

    Karen C

  16. Oh my, I love this in black with a little bit of gold, awesome card!

  17. Your coloring is wonderful! She is stunning in black and gold.

  18. WOW wow WOW - WONDERFUL card!!!
    LOVE the image and your colouring, LOVE your colour combo, decorative edge and embellishments too, a FABULOUS design!!!

  19. Absolutely stunning card. Love the background, stamp, embellishments. Love it all!

  20. Absolutely stunning card. Love the background, stamp, embellishments. Love it all!

  21. Awesome card! Love the design and your colouring is super amazing!

  22. So many elements to look at and love your choice of colors here.


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