Saturday, September 8, 2012

Sugar Nellie's "Sparkle & Shine" Blog Hop . . .

Happy Saturday, my little sugarplums!! It's officially time to begin making your winter holiday cards, if you haven't started already! (I think I have just THREE Christmas cards made so far! aacck!! But, my excuse is that I work better under pressure! hehehe!)

Soooo . . . welcome to today's new digi release and "Blog Hop." We're showcasing Sugar Nellie's newest "Sparkle & Shine" digi image collection! That's right . . . instant gratification! These little sweethearts go on sale at GMT 9:00 am TODAY at Funky Kits!!
Now . . . if you arrived here from my lovely and talented DT sister, Vicki, then you are definitely in the right place!! If you get lost along the way, just pop on back to Sugar Nellie's Blog HERE for today's Blog Hop order and DT links! Okey dokey . . . here's my card, which features the incredibly adorable new digi image titled "Squirrel Delivery Service". . .
An extreme close-up . . .
And a sort of side view . . .
My card "recipe" . . .
Very Vanilla & Real Red cardstock: Stampin' Up
DPs: "Holiday Style" by October Afternoon
Flowers: Wild Orchid Crafts
Snowflake & snowflake border dies: Memory Box
Sentiment tag stamps: Lili of the Valley
Ice White Pearl Pen: Viva
Liquid Applique (on fur)
Coarse Glitter: Martha Stewart
Polar White Flower Soft
Rhinestones, ribbon, & inside sentiment & postmark: My stash
Star Dust Stckles
Copics & Pencils

A quick peek at the inside . . . (aren't these DPs delicious?!) . . .
And, one last view . . .
Oh, oh, ohhhh . . . just a quick reminder . . . be sure to leave lots of comments along the way . . . because several lucky blog hoppers (selected at random from the comments) will receive fabulous Sugar Nellie prizes!

OK . . . your next stop along the way is
the sweet and wildly talented Lisa!

Thanks so much for "hopping" by!  Ill see you again Monday for my regularly scheduled Sugar Nellie DT post! Hugs . . . .
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56 comments:

Fiona said...

wow pat...this is just amazing, fab colours and colouring too.

Fi
x

mixamatoasties said...

Gorgeous Pat. Love the colours.

Susan x

Pia S said...

The combination of red and blue gives your card such a lovely, traditional Christmas feel. I love how you've colored this image, her hair looks so natural, and the added snow is a nice touch. Gorgeous!

Joey said...

Love everybit of this pat, nice touches you added to her and gorgeous layout. Joey xx

Ida said...

Wauw what a lovely card !
Hugs Ida

Denise and Louise said...

This is gorgeous. Love the image, the brilliant colour combo and fab design. Gorgeous on the inside too!!
Denise xx

Nannieflash said...

Stunning card Pat, this is another gorgeous cute image, love your papers. hugs Shirleyxxx

Jane said...

Such a sweetie and your card is stunning. What a great inside too!
Jane x

arjette said...

Wooowww your card is really beautiful!!! I think this digi is one of my favorites!!!

gr. arjette.

Avril Ann said...

Fabulous Pat, I love that image, and your colours, papers and layout are fantastic xxx

Sue Nicholson said...

Stunning card, lovely design and papers and layout. Thanks for sharing cheers Sue N x

Cecilia Reyes said...

Absolutely beautiful... This has so much chrismas spirit. need those digis to start my chrismas cards.

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Wow, what a gorgeous image and fab papers too.

Janette said...

Just adorable, I am loving these images and the cards are all gorgeous.xx

Mojca said...

Waw gorgeous card. Love the papers and the image. The inside is also so beautiful. Hugs! Mojca

Marlene Atkinson said...

Wow this is stunning, love your colouring and design. Marlene

lydie said...

votre carte est une splendeur, j'adore, j'aimerai faire cela aussi bien
Cordialement
Lydie

Carly said...

oh WOW!!!! wow wow wow!

inside and out .. WOW!

xoxox Carly

alethea said...

Wow, love the colours of your card! such a cute image as they all are!! Hugsxx

Sharon said...

This is a fabulous card Pat. Gorgoeus image and coloured so beautifully. The inside of your card is as equally stunning.
Hugs Sharon. x

Jolanda said...

Pat, what a great card and lovely colouring!!

Kreativmonster said...

Your card is just awesome! The colour combo rocks and the image is as gorgeous as all the othes of this release!
Big Hugs
Barbara

Little K Smith said...

Oh this is just beautiful Pat! Gorgeous colours and delish embellies and another super gorgeous image too! :)
Kelly.x

Peggy said...

I love aqua but never thought to put it with red. Great idea. This card looks great!

Marie said...

What a fantastic card with wonderful colours the sweetest image and lovely details. Smashing!
Love n hugs
Marie

Chrissy said...

So gorgeous Pat, love this little sweetie, fabulous colouring and the inside is perfect.

Luv CHRISSYxx

Gail Mands said...

Beautiful colours and lovely colouring x

Denise said...

This is amazing love the image and colours chosen absolutely beautiful HUgs Denise xx

HelenR said...

WOW! What a fab card! Thanks for sharing it with us! Helen x

Pinkllilac said...

Gorgeous card the colours and your design are beautiful, it looks terrific, love the image.
Hugs Linda

Debs M said...

fabulous dp, gorgeous card and these images are so sweet!!

Craftyhugs said...

Gorgeous card! Love the appliqué on the fur. Like the way it mimics snow and gives dimension. Fantastic talent and excellent colouring. Crafty hugs xxx

Heike's Creativeplace said...

Wow, this is so cute, all the new Images are so sweet.

Hugs Heike

paola said...

ANOTHER STUNNER!! love the huge big snowfalke that you slipped in behind the image and the way you used the dp as a feature inside your card simple genius, as usual your coloring leaves me breathless, just beautiful!
smiles
Paola

jbaker839 said...

So pretty and love the inside too. Beautiful colorng.

Shazza said...

love this, the inside looks great!! Love the image and great colouring x

Wishcraft said...

Ooh this is SO gorgeous Pat! Fab papers, you've coloured the image beautifully and I love the matching inside too :o) Hugs, Lisa x

ursula Uphof said...

Love this card Pat, so beautifully coloured, and just put together so fantastically. hugs Ursula

rachel said...

supercute image pat - and a beautiful card! Hugs Rachel x

ellyscard creatief said...

Mooie kaart.
Gr, Elly

Vicky said...

Gorgeous sweetie...!

big hugs Vicky xx

mags said...

A super card. The image is so sweet and coloured beautifully. Love the papers and colours and the fab detail, the dies are beautiful.
Mags
x

coops said...

oh wow i have found my favourite.this is stunning pat, your colours and details are beautiful and i really love this image, the little squirrel is so cute ;D

xx coops xx

Lozzapops said...

This is beautiful Pat! I love the colour you have coloured her coat .. gorgeous! Laura x

Christina C. said...

Absolutely GORGEOUS, Pat!!!! Love the colors and layout and especially the magnificently colored image...soooo stunning!!!!!

Grenouille Greetings said...

This card is overflowing with loveliness on every face. What a beauty! Hugs, Lesley

christi said...

i just love the outside then when i saw the inside it was love all over again. what great coloring and paper choices.

Renee said...

Awesome card Pat! Love the image...actually, I love all of the images!

Mary Lou said...

Super Adorable!!! What an awesomely cute image!!
Hugz of thanks

Kitty said...

This is lovely.. love the image and the gorgeous papers you have used! Another image i now need lol Kitty xx

Jenée said...

Oh my, these new Sugar Nellie images are just wonderful, and each of you designers have show cased them to perfection. Your card is so wonderfully sweet and beautiful.

theresa rasmussen said...

Your cards are exquisite. I love the detail of the inside which takes your cards way over the top. Beautiful copic coloring - the best I've seen.

Sherry Gardner said...

your card is adorable...:)

*Vicki* said...

Oh my this is truly gorgeous!! LOVE the beautiful colors and that fur trimming on her coat looks so real!! Beautiful job!! HUGS

Iulia said...

Wow! Love these rich colors; you go so much for brights lately, that's good, means someone is happy and enjoying her retirement:)
Wonderful coloring...too lovely for words.
And yes, those DP's are fabulous too!
Hugs, Iulia

Diane J said...

Beautiful card, the image is so cute and you've coloured her in so lovely. Like the way you have decorated the inside of your card too.
Diane xx