The Paper Shelter- Love Beats All Challenge

     It's time again for another great challenge at The Paper Shelter. This weeks challenge theme is "Love Beats All"... you can interpret the theme any way you want!  You will have until Tuesday, October 16th to enter this challenge and post your project to our Inlinkz- don't forget to post a direct link to The Paper Shelter on your blog!
          The Paper Shelter offers such awesome prizes to challenge winners - this week Veronica and Pedro are offering you a prize of $30 Gift Certificate to spend on their website, as long as you have used one of  The Paper Shelter images on your project, but even if you use another image, you can win 3 digi images of your choice! 
        For my card, I selected a new Christmas image called "Christmas Carols." Once again, this image comes with extra images such as an inked stamp, a colored stamp and background papers.  For my card, I colored the digi image with copic markers (see list below).  

     Now, I must tell you that I was so excited to get to color up this new image, that I totally forgot that the theme was "Love Beats All" until after I finished the card.  I was looking through my sentiment stamps and I thought to myself to double check the challenge and lo and behold, it was "love"!  No problem... I found a sentiment stamp (Just Rite) that fit the theme and judging by the way she is looking at him in this image, I don't think it is his voice that has her smiling and looking lovingly at him! 
     The design paper is from an old 12x12 paper pad I had from My Minds Eye called "Winter Wishes".   The cardstock is from Bazzill.  The burgundy silk ribbon is from May Arts and the trinket on top of it is from Bo Bunny's Blitzen Christmas Trinkets- love them!  The metal corner embellishment is from Michaels and the sentiment is from Just Rite stamps.  I added some Liquid Applique (white)to the fur on her coat and some Deco Art Glamour Dust/MS Snow Glitter to parts of the image. Last, I dusted some dark blue Pebbles Iridescent chalk around the image.  Viva Decor Pearl Paint created the "snowflakes" around the image.
     I hope you will hop over to The Paper Shelter Challenge Blog to see what the DESIGN TEAM has created to inspire you.  We hope to see your project there this week. Have a great day, and thank you for your kind comments!  
Red: R39. 29, 24, 22
Green: YG99, 97,95,93 & 91
Gold: Y26, 11, 00 and a hit of E35
Skin: E000, 00, 11, 13 and R20
Hair: E29, 25, 31, 50 and some Y21, Y20 on her hair
His Shirt/Shoes: C9,7,5,3,1, & 0

 I will be entering this card in the following challenges:
Nannieflash said...

Oh well Ann Marie you certainly pulled it of with the sentiment(which I love) it really brings the theme together, its a stunning and beautiful card. hugs Shirleyxxx

Eileen said...

Gorgeous card Ann Marie. I have been dying to ink it up but haven't had the chance yet. Love what you have done with it. Coloured to perfection of course. Great choice of colours and layout. Stunning
Eileen x

Jacqui's little piece of England said...

This absolutely super the colouring is so good (I'm turning green with envy) :)love that sentiment and image

jacqui x

Marjorie said...

This is just beautiful hunnie, and aI think you are right...those eyes say it all!! Beautiful card:)

Hazel said...

What a gorgeously delightful card - thank you for joining in my CHNC challenge 93 - hope to see you again soon. x

Desire Fourie said...

This is just gorgeous. Love the colours and embellishments. All the elements work so well together. I saw this on MIM and just had to pop over to have a closer look.
{Doing Life – my personal blog}

Lucy Patrick said...

Wow!! This is amazing, I absolutely love how you've created the fluffy trim on the lady, the whole card is just adorable! XOX Lucy

Lucy Patrick said...

I forgot to mention I saw your card on Make it Monday! XOX Lucy

Penny said...

Absolutely beautiful, Ann Marie! Love your image and fab coloring! Love the paper, design, sentiment and beautiful bow, too! Great special effects! :^)
Hugs, Penny

CraftyGirl said...

Your card is too cute! I love the puffy paint for the fur on the coat! Thank you for taking on our doily challenge at Frosted Designs this week!

barb :)

Ginger said...


Teresa said...

Good evening Anne Marie,
Absolutely gorgeous card, fabulous colouring as always. I hope you have a wonderful Birthday too, take care and have fun.
Hugs Teresa xx

CraftinGranny said...

What a gorgeous card and coloring. Just picked up this image along with a couple others and can't wait to color them up. Thanks so much for joining us at CCAYR and we sure hope to see you back soon. "Hugs"

Chrissy said...

This is just beautiful Ann-Marie..such a beautiful image and your colouring is stunning, love the papers and details...beautiful.

Thanks for sharing with us at ‘Make it Monday’

Joann Burton said...

Lovely card. Coloring is beautiful. Love all the embellies. joann sassy raggedy

Annette said...

Quite a different interpretation of the theme of our challenge! It's a gorgeous card and lovely colouring.
Annette - Netty's Cards
Proud to design for ABC Christmas Challenge.

Bea und Doreen said...

so gorgeous - fabby image as well
Doreen xx

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