24 September 2016

Advent Calendar

It's Saturday, so that means its the WEEEEKKKKENNNDDD!!!! Yay & one week closer to seeing my baby girl, when we visit her in Cardiff!
Also it means its time for a new challenge over at My Time To craft, where this fortnight the theme is......

ANYTHING BUT A CARD

so you can make a box, ATC, bookmark anything as long as its not a card!

I decided to try my hand at making a matchbox advent calendar for our Danni to open at Uni. Just don't want her to feel left out!
I had so much fun making this, I had to get Nige to help me with the roof as I just couldn't get it right lol!!!
Sorry but there is loads of photos




Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Creative Artiste- ATG mix media
Morgans ArtWorld- more than one fold
PDE Linky Party- anything but a card
Through the Purple Haze- furry friends (Fizzy Moon)
Christmas at Sweet Stampin'- die cuts
Crafty Sentiments- for someone special (daughter in Uni)

Images & Colouring Mediums
Image- Fizzy Moon with Presents by Trimcraft
Image- Fizzy Moon with his Snowman by Trimcraft
Image- fizzy Moon on the Moon by Trimcraft
Image- Fizzy Moon & his Sack by Trimcraft
Promarkers/Flexmarkers words in black
Derwent Coloursoft words in brown
Fizzy Moon with Presents
Fizzy- march hare, light sand, sand stone, brown, cocoa & brown black
Hat- surf blue, electric blue & dove grey
Button- pink mittens & blush pink
Presents- surf blue, electric blue, yellow, orange, fuchsia pink, bright lilac, trick or treat & bright purple
Fizzy Moon with his Snowman
Fizzy- march hare, light sand, sand stone, brown, cocoa & brown black
Hat & scarf- poppy, cranberry & dove grey
Snowman- baby blue
Nose- bright orange & blood orange
Scarf- rock pool & prussian blue
Fizzy Moon on the Moon
Fizzy- march hare, light sand, sand stone, brown, cocoa & brown black
Hat- poppy, cranberry & dove grey
Baby grow- celestial blue, electric blue, pastel blue & pale blue
Moon- tulip yellow, blood orange & orange
Snow- baby blue
Fizzy Moon & his Sack
Fizzy- march hare, light sand, sand stone, brown, cocoa & brown black
Hat & jacket- poppy, cranberry & dove grey
Sack- frosted jade, sea green, tulip yellow & bright orange
Holly- holly
Berries- poppy

Papers & Embellishments
DP- Back to Basics modern Christmas by Docraft
'burgundy & white' card from the 12 x 12 coloured stack by Papermania
My stash- gold heart brads, blank matchboxes & cotton wool

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue
X-cut Xpress
'icicle' border die cut by Marianne D LRO135
'holly & berries' die cuts by C.C.Designs
'Let It Snow' text die cut by Creative Dies
'grass' die cut by Marianne D lr0360
Pokey tool by Dawn Bibby

I hope you like my fun creation, I know Danni likes it because I showed her whilst we were chatting on Skype. Just gotta remember to take it with us at the end of October!
Make sure you pop over & see what fabulous 'anything but a card' creations the DT have made!
Hugs xx

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17 comments:

CRAZYCRAFTSHED said...

Gorgeous and fabulous make Shell thank you for joining us over on
Morgans Art World
Dianne xx
MAW CT

MagsB said...

Shell, this is totally awesome!!!

love, Mags B x

Jackie Trinder said...

Hi this is a wonderful Advent Calendar. Thank you for joining us at <a href='http://creativeartistemixedmedia.blogspot.co.uk/’> Creative Artiste Challenge Blog </a> for challenge 18 Anything Goes and the sponsor is Scrapmatts. Hugs Jackie DT

Alison Barlow said...

This is a fantastic project, Shell - definitely a labour of love. Your daughter will feel special opening the drawers and knowing you're thinking of her each day.
Alison x

Janis Lewis said...

Wonderful project. This is so creative! Thanks for joining us at PDE Linky Party.
~DT Janis

Julie Odil said...

Shell, this is a work of heart! Love all the details! Thanks for joining in our "For Someone Special" challenge this week at Crafty Sentiments Designs. Julie, DT member

Arlene said...

OMG, I can see all the work that went into this wonderful box full of drawers and stamped so cutely. Love it.

So glad you joined us at Morgan's ArtWorld for the more than one fold challenge.

Daffodil Cards said...

What a GREAT gift,this is awesome, a fabulous project. Thank you for joining us at Morgans Artworld. Faith DT

Sue B said...

Oh Wow! this is awesome Shell.. what a fab design… this will be really cool gift for Danni and she will love it!
Not long until you visit her now! ;-)
Hope you have a good weekend
Big hugs, Sue B xx

Pat said...

Wow super Advent Calendar Shell, I'm sure Danni will be thrilled to bits with this.

Pat xx

Chris said...

Your Danni is going to love opening this fabulous Advent Calendar, especially made for her with so much love and attention to detail. Thanks for sharing your lovely project at Christmas at Sweet Stampin'.
Chris
x

debby4000 said...

Oh this is fabulous and love the cute bears.
luv
Debby

Judy Corner said...

What a fabulous Advent Card. Thank you so much for sharing your lovely creation with Christmas at Sweet Stampin' and good luck with the challenge. Judy DT x

mum of two said...


What a wonderful creation! I love the advent calendar idea with drawers! Thanks so much for playing with us this week at PDE Linky Party. Hope to see you again soon :)

michelle (PDE DT)
Purple Monkey Moments

Debbie Ellis said...

Love your creation, it has turned out amazing
thanks for joining our challenge over at
http://creativeartistemixedmedia.blogspot.com.au/
Debbie DT

Jeanette (Forest Ranger) said...

Your advent calendar is so pretty! Thank you for sharing it with us at PDE Linky Party in our ABAC Challenge!

Hazel (Didos) said...

Ohhhh this is brill, Im sure she will love it. What a fabby treat for her. Love Hxx