The Paper Shelter Birthday Blog Hop


 Good Morning lovely crafters!

Welcome to The Paper Shelter Blog Hop, in celebration of The Paper Shelter's 12th Birthday on the 8th of December!  This will be a two week challenge, with both teams taking part, and it's our way of thanking Veronica at The Paper Shelter for sharing her wonderful images with us, and sponsoring our challenge.

The theme for this special challenge is:


If you've arrived here from Dewi's blog, then you're heading in the right direction!  If not, then you'll want to pop back to The Paper Shelter Challenge Blog to start again, because you don't want to miss out on this one.  Both Design Teams are participating, showcasing the gorgeous images available from The Paper Shelter, 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.


Stamps: Gypsy Dance from The Paper Shelter, It's A Mice Time To Celebrate from My Favorite Things

Papers: Melon Mambo, Basic Black & Pop of Pink DSP (Retired) all from Stampin' Up, Make It Colour Blending Card from Make It Crafty

Inks: Melon Mambo from Stampin' Up, Copic Markers, Pearlescent Chalks from Pebbles Inc.

Accessories: Gold Ribbon (Retired) from Stampin' Up, Berry Burst Stone Drops, Ebony Black Crystal Drops & Dandelion Yellow Crystal Drops all from Nuvo

Copics Used:
Skin - E000, E00, E21, E11, E04, R30, R20
Eyes - G14, G17
Pink - RV23, RV25, RV29
Black - C6, C8, C10
Yellow - Y13, Y15, Y19
Tambourine -Y23, Y26, Y28, RV23, RV25, Y15
Ground - W2, W3, W4, W5

My blog is actually the final one in the blog hop, but if you haven't started at the beginning then head on over to Linda's blog where you can start from the very first post! Don't forget to leave your comment for an opportunity to win your choice of one of the fabulous digis available in store!

Good Luck!  Hope you've enjoyed the hop so far!


  1. very nicely colored i love the card
    groetjes Josje

  2. Wowza! Your card is absolutely stunning Vannessa! Gorgeous colour and design. I love your little droplets!

  3. i love what you did so sweet

  4. This image is a lot of fun and your colouring is beautiful! Lots of gorgeous layers, beautiful bow, and I like all of the Nuvo drops you added, such a great idea and I will have to remember that! Thank you for the fun and inspirational blog hop - I'm hopping around now! Best wishes to you over the holidays!

  5. Oh wauw ! If this is the last card in the current blog hop, it is a fantastic closure ! Love your happy dance card ! Amazing colouring and beautiful colour combination with the designapapers ! Creative regards, Gina

  6. WOW
    WONDERFUL card!!!
    LOVE your image, cheery colours and design ... I can hear the music playing and want to dance along with her :)

  7. Love that pink and black combo!! Great card!! TFS!! Happy Birthday Paper Shelter!
    Hugs, Karen C

  8. How cute this card is! The sentiment fits perfectly with the image. Great choice of colours'love it!

  9. Lovely coloring of the image and fun mix of papers! Happy Birthday Paper Shelter!


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