Thursday, December 22, 2011

"Punch it Out" in PINK!!

Hey there, my sweet friends! Well...just three days 'til Christmas!! Are you ready?? This is my last Christmas card of 2011! Just 8 more months before I start working on cards for Christmas 2012! hehehe!! So...let's talk about this week's fabulous challenge at Mo's DP2 Challenge Blog, shall we?

Once again my sweet and very talented friend, Dorcas, is our "hostess with the mostess!" And she's chosen another really fun theme! Ready?? For this week's challenge, Dorcas wants us to use...

Punches or Dies!!

How fun, huh?! Soooooo...here's what I came up with...


This adorable little sweetheart is called "Kai in the Snow" and you can find her HERE at Mo's online store. Isn't she soooooo cute? Oh...wait...hmmmm...is Kai a little girl...or is Kai a little boy? Well...today's "Kai" is a darling little girl!! Here's another view...



Here's my card "recipe"...
Cardstock: Pretty in Pink (Stampin' Up)
DPs (interior): Eskimo Kisses (Basic Grey)
Sentiment: Stampin' Up 
Ribbon & pearls: my stash
Flowers & leaves: Wild Orchid Crafts
Snowflake dies: Spellbinders & Magnolia
Snowflake embossing folder: Cuttlebug
Coarse Glitter: Martha Stewart
Snow: Polar Ice Flower Soft
and
Stickles on everything that wasn't crawling away! hehehe!

Copics...
E21, 00, 000, 0000 (skin)
R20 (cheeks)
BG72, 10, 000, 0000, & B00 (blues)
R85, 83, 81, RV00 (pinks)

And a view of the inside...


And there ya go! Now it's time for you to head on over to Mo's DP2 Challenge Blog HERE to check out the fabulous cards by my talented Design Teamies!! Then, please join the fun this week at Mo's DP2 Challenge Blog! Just remember to use one (or more) of Mo Manning's images (you can find them in Mo's online stores HERE and HERE)...and follow this week's theme: "Punches or Dies." Who knows, you may be chosen (by Random.Org) to receive a $5.00 shopping spree at Mo's online stores.

Thanks so much for stopping by...and for your very, very sweet comments! And...a very Merry Christmas!! Hugs...until next time!

28 comments:

Debs M said...

gorgeous card and fabulous colouring, love the snow pearls too x

Christina C. said...

This card has a definite "WOW" factor! Incredibly beautiful coloring....gorgeous design and papers! Another work of art!
Merry Christmas to you and your family!!!

Karen's Fun Blog said...

This is stunning!!!

Danielle said...

OH! la la... MAGNIFIQUE! the combination of pink and white is definitely stunning. Your coloring of this cute little image is fantastique! I love everything about it . the inside is just so lovely too. Pat, I wish you a happy holiday period. a wonderful Chrismas, and Health and Joy for 2012, without forgetting lotssssssssssss of crafting time. Much Hugs. xoxoxo

Dorcas said...

This is so sweet, Pat! Why don't I ever think of soft sweet colors?? You really rock the line free coloring!

Moments by Marla said...

Wowza!!!! Your card is stunningly gorgeous!!! You don't make cards - you make works of art!!!!!!

Jenée said...

Totally fantastic card. I luv the colours you've used, and those pearl "snowflakes" are lovely. What a creative mind you have, gal. This card absolutely ROCKS!!!

Vicky said...

So gorgeous Pat...!

wishing you and your family a Merry Xmas and New Year :o)

big hug Vicky xx

Gretha said...

Wowww, what can I say...... this is breathtaking Pat.
Merry Christmas!!
Hugs Gretha

Chrissy said...

Beautiful soft colours Pat, such a gorgeous image, and amazing colouring.

Wishing you a very Merry Christmas.

Luv CHRISSYxx

Molecraft said...

Simply gorgeous in every way Pat!
Helen x

Little K Smith said...

Oh a stunning card Pat, the colours are just beautiful :)
Kelly.x

Boxofcolours said...

Absolutely fantastic Pat, I love it!

Hugs
Jane

Iulia said...

Hey sweetie! Your card is so sweet and delicate; your baby cards are always the best I've seen; Love your coloring and choice of colors; beautiful layout too!
I'll be a bit busy these days so I really wanted to wish you everything beautiful for this Christmas; that's before I indulge into Christmas madness:). Hope Santa will bring you all the presents you've wished for and most of all good health and lots of time for crafting:)
Hugs, Iulia

Cheryl said...

Gorgeous card Pat, I love the softness of it.
Hugs Cheryl

Dawn B. said...

This is fantastic. What a Christmas card. I love the nontraditional colors you chose Pat. Your soft coloring is so perfect. Great job. I hope you have a wonderful Christmas and a blessed New Year. Hugs and love.

paola said...

GORGEOUS!! i love that you added such soft tones to this adorable image, and i can see you used the softer ink color to print the image, love it.
Wishing you and Gil a Very Merry Christmas and a festive new year, mwah!
smiles
Paola

Wendy - AKA Mrs. B said...

I can't take my eyes off of this most beautiful, gorgeous creation, Pat!!!! Merriest Christmas wishes to you and yours. wendy xx

Ann Marie Governale said...

Just beautiful!

Carla S. said...

Oh, Pat! This is absolutely delightful! I love the colors and papers you used and the adorable image! Outstanding coloring and beautiful embellishments! Just perfect!

Janie Printz said...

Pat this is just delightful !!! Love the pink & the punched snowflake!!! And that background is just perfect to go with that little cutie.
Hugs, Janie

Candy said...

ABSOLUTELY GORGEOUS!!!
Love the soft colours and your very beautiful colouring :o)
Merry Christmas, Pat.
Hugs, Candy

Candy said...

ABSOLUTELY GORGEOUS!!!
Love the soft colours and your very beautiful colouring :o)
Merry Christmas, Pat.
Hugs, Candy

Alina said...

so sweet and beautiful, Pat, again I love everything about it!
Merry Christmas!
Hugs, Alina

Elaine L. said...

Beautiful eye candy, Pat! I just love this dainty-looking card! Hope you holiday has been happy and restful.

Aunty Sue said...

how amazing is this adore the colours and must say i did this for alittle girl too.

Sandy said...

I think this is sooo sweet and your card is beautiful!
Sandy

foxyenglishcrafter said...

Awesome colouring. Beautiful colours chosen. Love the layout. Thanks for sharing

hugs julie