An Englishman’s home is his Mushroom Castle!


At Craft Your Passion this week the challenge is Something New.We have the fabulous The Paper Shelter  as our sponsor too.Head on over to check how to play and win.Don’t forget to take a look at the DT inspiration,they’ve done a wonderful job.

I’ve decide to go with a New Home theme using Mushroom Castle by The Paper Shelter,as I’m being very good about my stash diet 😀 I’ve printed the coloured version of the image (you get 1 outline and coloured digi stamp included) directly onto  a kraft card blank using a verse editor CD-rom.The sky and clouds behind have been coloured by me with Polychromos pencils,blending the sky using low odour oils thinners and a blending stump for a softer look.A sentiment has simply been added by die cutting self adhesive canvas applied to a length of baker’s twine,looped around some brads and adhered into place.A couple of jump rings allow the key charm to dangle from the middle brad to finish.Quite a simple card as I’m hoping the postage won’t be too expensive to send this to one of my old neighbours who is waiting for her new house to be finished 🙂

Supplies :

Image : Mushroom Castle by The Paper Shelter
Sentiment : Hand stamped with an alphabet from Crafter’s Companion 3 Birds Boxed Stamp Set 
Mediums : Faber Castell Polychromos Pencils,Low Odour Oils Thinners,Jet Black Archival Ink
Card & Materials : Craft UK Limited 6 x 6 Kraft Card Blank,DCWV The Adhesive Fabric Stack 6 x 6 
Tools : Kars Blending Stumps,Joy!Crafts Labels & Tags Cutting Stencil,Big Shot
To Embellish : Trimcraft The London Line Twine, Dovecraft Neutrals Brads,Key Charm and Jump Rings from stash

Some challenges this is for :

Crafting from the Heart : Anything Goes
Digi Makeover Challenge : Anything Goes
Kaboodle Doodles : Anything Goes
The Pink Elephant Monday Card Challenge : Anything Goes
Sentimental Sundays : Pick from our favorite challenge – Challenge #140: Celebrating the NEW
That Craft Place : Anything Goes
The Squirrel & the Fox : Anything Goes
Alphabet Challenge : W is for Whatever You Wish
Chocolate, Coffee & Cards : New Beginnings
Crafts 4 Eternity Recipe Challenge : Something New
Digitally Sweet : Anything Goes
C.R.A.F.T. : New Year/New Beginnings/New Baby
Cute Card Thursday : Anything Goes
Crafty Creations : Anything Goes
Digistamps 4 Joy : Anything Goes
Paper Shelter Challenge : Anything Goes
Bearly Mine Challenges : Anything Goes
Creative Card Crew : Anything Goes
LEJ Designs : Anything Goes
Papertake Weekly : Pick Of The Year – Happy New….
Through The Craft Room Door : Always Anything Goes

Thanks for looking

Lisa x