Saturday, November 12, 2011

Country Cousins Blog Hop!!

Happy Saturday!! And welcome!! I'm soooo excited because today is Sugar Nellie's "Country Cousins" Blog Hop...featuring some absolutely delightful new stamps...available NOW at Funky Kits!


Now...if you've arrived here from my sweet and super talented friend, Mina, then you are absolutely on track!! If, however, you just happened by, then you will definitely want to pop on over to Sugar Nellie's Blog HERE and begin, as they say, at the beginning!! I swear...you are in for a treat!!

OK...ready? Here we go.....here's "Cassie's Contemplation"....


Cassie is one of my new faves!! (And yes, I do say that about nearly all Sugar Nellie stamps and images! What can I say?! Karen over at Sugar Nellie just knows how to pick 'em!!) Isn't Cassie a cutie?! Just look at that those dreamy eyes...and, oh, that hair! YIKES! So gorgeous and such fun to color!



Here's my card "recipe"...
Cardstock: Very Vanilla & Bashful Blue (Stampin' Up)
DPs: Stampin' Up
Seam binding, brads, pearls, & sentiment stamp: my stash
Dies: Nestabilities
Flowers & metal filagree corners: Wild Orchid Crafts


Copics used to color this cutie...
E21, 00, 000, 0000 (skin)
R20 (cheeks)
E27, 25, 23, 21, 15, YR21 (hair & boots)
B97, 95, 93, 91 (jeans)
R83, 81, RV00, 000 (pinks)

Such fun, huh? OK...now it's time for you to hippity hop on over to visit my very sweet and talented DT sistah, Jenn. I promise, you won't be disappointed!!

Oh...and one last thing...before I forget...in order to be eligible for some fabulous Blog Hop "Sugar" (translation: prizes!), remember to leave a little love (in the form of comments, of course) at each blog you visit!!

93 comments:

mixamatoasties said...

Lovely card Pat.

Susan xx

weewiccababe said...

beautifully coloured Pat
Debz
x

Mumfie said...

Lovely card, love the colour combo.
Sharon

Kelly M said...

Beautiful card. Love how it has a soft feeling x

Sonia said...

Stunning card oh so pretty.
Hugs Sonia x

Julia Watts said...

Gorgeous image & card.

jo said...

Just gorgeous, beautiful colour combo.
Jo x

Marie-Louise said...

Beautiful card. Lovely image.

Chrissy said...

Gorgeous image, she is just adorable...beautiful papers and colouring..fabulous card Pat..

Luv CHRISSYxx

ahlers5 said...

So lovely...love the color combo.
Diane

Judi said...

GORGEOUS card Pat. Love the colours you've chosen, and this little girlie is just SO cute!

Judi x

Cathy said...

Gorgeous card Pat, love the soft tones on this.
Hugs
Cathy xx

jenny said...

Just beautiful! Such a sweet image and I love the colours and layout you used x

Jenny xx

Maria Therese said...

Oh so pretty sweetie ♥

Astrid said...

Soooo lovely Pat the colours and the new stamps.
Hugs Astrid

Shannin said...

Pat your card is gorgeous! I love all the details and your coloring is beautiful. Such a darling image. Hope you have a wonderful weekend.

Hugs
Shannin

Boxofcolours said...

I simply don't know how you do it - that deft, delicate touch with which you create your cards - your work is instantly recognisable my friend - and this is a fabulous example!
Hugs
Jane

Shazza said...

this is very pretty, love the papers you used x

Hanneke said...

What a sweet card! That stamp looks so cute. I love the colors you used and the way you colored the stamp. Those flowers and other embellies are wonderfull. I am gonna hop along now on the Sugar Nellie blog hop. Hugs, Hanneke

Hlora said...

This has to be the cutest! Your sweet image just pops off the page! Love the fancy cuttest and awesome design.

Jessica said...

Beautiful! The card is gorgeous, as is little Cassie! Incredible art work!

Janette said...

Hi Pat, How gorgeous, I am loving these new images, so sweet and very pretty, a beautiful card.xx

Victoria said...

a very pretty card

Winnie said...

Very beatiful card. Summers remind me of spring and Easter. Brightens up a grey day. Winnie x

Larisa said...

Beautiful card, great colours you used and this is such a sweet image. Hugs. Larisa. xx

Sandra said...

Lovely.
I'll have to get them all!!
xxx

Fiona said...

gorgeous as always Pat.

Fi
x

Mau xx said...

Oh! pat she is adorable, I must have her :)) dear me I have only got as far as you and thats two I want....lol I so so wish I got a bigger pension....but if its Veg or sugar, then its sugar everytime tee - hee xx
I absolutely love your papers too. xx

Deb said...

What a cutie! Gorgeous card, Pat.

Elaine L. said...

Beautiful, Pat! The stamp image is adorable!

Nicki [LittleTed] said...

Lovely stamp Pat, love how you've coloured her hair and those blue/white papers are divine!

Nicki, xx

Heidi SG said...

WOW, this card was gorgeous!
I realy love this image:o)
Beautiful coloured!!
Hugs, Heidi

heidy said...

Fabolous card Pat,love the soft colours!
Hugs Heidy

Ra said...

Beautiful - love how you have shaded her and have made her pop off the page.

Ankie vd Polder said...

Adorable card! Hugs and have a nice weekend, Ankie

Sarah said...

Beautiful card and amazing colouring! I love your blues. Super sweet image.

Linda said...

Oh, what a lovely card! I liked everything about it. I'm also pleased that you have listed up the Copics you have used.

Christina C. said...

Wow....such a stunning image, colored to perfection! Love the papers and design!

Frea said...

Hi Pat, love this gorgeous card you made, wow stunning. The image is so sweet and so well coloured. And I love these corner embellies! Hugs, Frea

Jocelyn said...

Just love the soft blue hues you have used.

Vicky said...

She is gorgeous Pat...and what a pretty layout too hun..

have a lovely afternoon...hugs Vicky xx

The Crafty Den said...

Hi Pat, what a beautiful card. I love the new image and your papers are gorgeous. Hugs, Denise x

Shelley said...

wow this is so cute and love the layout xx

Wendy said...

this card is stunning I love the girly look of it so pretty I love this image to gorg


Wendy

Wendy said...

this card is stunning I love the girly look of it so pretty I love this image to gorg


Wendy

LaJanette said...

What a super cute card! Loving all those blues. Oh and you are so right she is a cutie; just look at her sweet face! So so pretty!

Hugs;
Janette

Debbie said...

Really pretty card.the papers are stunning and showcase this beauty.She's lovely.Beautifully coloured and great embellishments.Thanks for sharing.Love Debbie Johns x

Vanja said...

Beautiful card, Pat! I love the colours.
hugs
Vanja

Pamela said...

Stunning creation. Beautiful colours and beautiful image.

Pam x

Loreal Blondi said...

Sweet girlie girl-card in blue!

Tiets said...

woww what a stunning card! Love the papers and she is beautifull colored!
hugs tiets

Candy said...

Beautiful work, Pat.
Love these new images :o)
Your cards get better and better all the time.
Hugs, Candy

Pat said...

Gorgeous card, lovely image and I love all the cool blues.

Pat xx

Carol said...

Gorgeous card :) x

Autumn said...

Just gorgeous hun! Love these papers and isn't she a doll!!
xxAutumn

Sarahshandmadecardsx said...

A gorgeous image and card - very elegant and great layout. Sarahxx

Marion said...

Stunning card and a simply gorgeous image. Beautiful papers and colour combo.
hugs
Marion

patty said...

from patty to pat, your card is so cute, love the image and the color is my favorite color, best wishes, patty

Astrid said...

Absolutely amazing Pat, love it !!

hugs Astrid

Lorraine said...

Oh your card is sooo pretty - love the soft colors, embellies and your coloring of that sweet new image!

Mary J said...

Wow, gorgeous stunning card Pat!

Polly said...

Gorgeous, and so girly. Great job, Pat. And yes, I love Cassie. and all the Country Cousins.

Andrea said...

She is such a cutie - she looks just like my daughter, even the hair colour! I love the colours you've used on your beautiful card.
Love, Andrea xx

Dorcas said...

She really is sweet Pat but your coloring and design make it more than precious . Way to go, GF!

Stamping Seasons said...

Pat, this is stunning, you sugar ladies always rock these hops... I look forward to every one!
Hugs
Tracy

Erika said...

Lovely card Pat and great new stamp.
Hugs Erika.

Janet said...

How beautiful! The embellishments are just over the top!

Sue Thompson said...

I love the image, beautiful colouring too, and lovely papers.
Hugs
Sue xx

Andrea said...

She is such a lovely image!

D K Crafts said...

Beautiful card. Love this image too. The colours and detail are lovely. Donna

Carla S. said...

My word! This is absolutely stunning, Pat! I love the papers and embellies and the gorgeous image! Outstanding coloring and design!

Mette said...

What a beautiful card! I totally agree with you on the lovely Sugar Nellie stamps ;)

Kimberly said...

Super sweet image...love how you added all the embellishments. Very lovely. Tfs
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Jenn said...

Oh my Pat, your card is beautiful! As always, I'm just so in awe of your coloring! Hugs!

Paula (PEP) said...

Just delightful combination of pinks & blues in her clothing echoed beautifully by the little floral spray & I love the little seam binding/pearly decoration. That tag is lovely with the asymmetrical top half.
Paula (PEP)

Katja said...

Amazing card!!! Love it. These stamps are adorable!

Greetings,
Katja

alethea said...

OOH I love this one too!!! LOL!! Your colouring is gorgeous!! hugsxx

Cecilia Reyes said...

Pat, what a romantic card... love all that blue... Great job.

angie babe said...

you`re so right, she is a beauty! lol love angiebabe xx

kathr said...

This card is absolutely delightful Pat, I just love the subtle colouring ( the beautiful Blue B/P) and the flowers add a devine touch...
hugz Kath...

Gretha said...

Stunning card Pat. The image is so cute. The colors of the flowers are so lovely as the same as the image.
Hugs Gretha

Jenée said...

Well Miss Pat, you've managed to create yet another lovely card. The new Country Cousin images are darling, and you've definitely made this one charming with the colors you've chosen.

Mary Lou said...

STUNNING in blue~~Great dp's!! Love everything about this wonderful card!!! Cassie is adorable!!
Great work hun!!
Hugz of thanks

ribenaruby said...

Hi Pat, truly beautiful creation, stunning image perfectly coloured. Those filigree corners are very pretty too! Ruby x

Dragonlady said...

She certainly is a cutie, great colouring Pat.

Hugs Ali x

Lorraine said...

this is stunning huni love it xx

Mina said...

wow wow wow Pat, she is so gorgeous in these perfect colours...stunning colouring as always too
Mina xxx

Mary said...

This card is gorgeous!! I love the the papers you used. Very elegant. Another cute image I can see why she is one of your new faves.

Julye said...

Yes definitely cute and love those papers and the way you coloured sweet Cassie too, thanks for sharing.

Harma said...

This card is so stunning and elegant too
great job Pat
Hugs Harma

Barb said...

I LOVE these new stamps! Beautiful coloring and the card, in my favorite blue, is stunning!

Shelby said...

Way to tempt me Pat! I'm on a spending diet and here you come with an absolutely gorgeous card with a gotta have stamp!!! Well done as always

Shelby

Luispaup said...

Amazing card!!! Love it. These stamps are adorable! Greetings, Katja