Thursday, October 11, 2012

"B" is for BOY . . . and lots of other things!

Ho ho ho, my lovelies! It's Thursday already . . . I can't believe it . . . one week closer to Christmas! Aacck! It's also time for another cool challenge at Mo's DP2 Challenge Blog! And this week we're doing something a little different . . . our theme is . . .

"B" is for . . . .
So that means, babies, boys, ballerinas, bubbles, baubles . . . anything and everything, as long as there's something that starts with a "B" . . . and, of course, has at least one Mo Manning image!!

Ya know what I say to this week's challenge theme? EASY PEASY!!! hehe! And, since it is indeed one week closer to Christmas, I have another delightful little Christmas Card to share with you . . . .
This little darlin' is called "Shall I play for you?" and is available HERE in Mo's online store. I have always loved this image . . . and these DPs and colors are my absolute favorites! Here's an extreme close-up . . .
A sort of side view . . .
My card "recipe" . . .
Image printed on Cryogen "metallic" cardstock
Crumb Cake, Always Artichoke, & Cherry Cobbler cardstock: Stampin' Up
DPs: "25 Days of Christmas" from Simple Stories
Sentiment: Lili of the Valley
Tree die: Marianne's Creatables
Flowers: Wild Orchid Crafts
Magic Mesh
Pearls, metal corners, & inside sentiments: my stash
Copic Sketch markers & colored pencils

A peek at the inside . . .
And, of course, the "artsy" view . . .
So, there ya have it! That's what I've been up to lately . . . making Christmas cards! Now, please be sure to pop on over to Mo's DP2 Challenge Blog HERE to check out the gorgeous projects created by my talented Design Teamies! Then, please join the fun this week! Just remember to use one (or more) of Mo Manning's images (you can find them in Mo's online store HERE) . . . and remember to follow this week's theme! Oooh . . . and don't forget . . . Mo is giving away one $5.00 voucher at her online stores for every 25 entries! (selected by Random.Org, of course).

Oh . . . one last thing . . .
I've decided to enter this cutie into the following challenges:

Thanks bunches for stopping by . . . and thanks for your sweet comments . . . they always make me smile! Until next time . . . .

18 comments:

Boxofcolours said...

Thankfully we avoided the "drum" thing when my son was little. My Mum did threaten to buy him one until I said that was fine as long as she kept it at her house......perhaps that's why she bought him toy cars instead LOL

Fantastic creation as always my friend.

Hugs
Jane

Tammy Ortiz said...

Pat
This is adorable. I love all the layers.
Just gorgeous!!!

Caroline said...

Adorable card Pat the image is gorgeous and coloured so beautifully and the layout is fantastic. Caroline xxx

Iulia said...

Amazing sweetie, as always; those papers are FANTABULOUS! Such a pity they are not digital:(. Love this stamp too; you chose the most beautiful colors and colored it to perfection as usual.
A gorgeous card, just as gorgeous as the one you'll post later:)
Have a wonderful day m'dear!
Hugs, Iulia

Mau xx said...

Morning My Lovely friend,
Love the card, Your colouring is wonderful! and I have to agree about those scrummy gorgeous papers, and I think the post card is superb. I just love all the layers :)
Will play along over the next couple of days xx hoping our new Modem comes today as we are having internet problems :(
Huge Hugs
Mau xx

Crafty Chris said...

Stunning card Pat a beautiful design
Chris x

Carla S. said...

Stunning card, Pat! Absolutely love the papers and details and of course, Mo's sweet image which you've colored wonderfully!

Pia S said...

Oh WOW, what a lovely card! You've put all the papers and elements together so beautifully. It's a gorgeous card, love the image!

debby4000 said...

Adorable, gorgeous card.
luv
Debby

Ribbon Girl said...

Hello Pat your card is fabulous as is your colouring! thanks for joining in with the Ribbon Girl card challenge. Mary G x

Debbie said...

I haven't even started on Christmas cards... I think I better get busy, and something tells me they are not going to look anything like yours. This is just stunning... love those papers, and that tree die cut is just another one of your perfect touchs.

Hugs
Debbie

P.S. Hoping to Skype tonight or Saturday.. busy Sunday

Tracy said...

Oh fearless leader I bow to you. ;-) This is amazing. Beautiful papers and an image that is colored to perfection. Stunner Pat! Hugs!

ednamburgess said...

Hi, Love what you've done with this Mo stamp. I have that one too and you've given me some ideas. Thanks. Edna

Franz♥ said...

Too cute Pat! Love this Mo's image so much and your colouring is stunning! Perfect creation as always:)

Hugs, Franz.

fairysparkle said...

Hey there darlin ,well i love this image and you have done it proud .Its stunning love ,fairy xx

Kim Bell said...

Pat,
OMW!! What can I say!! Awesome, stunning. Love it.

Hugz
Kim

Kathleen said...

Hi sweetie! Ooh now isnt this just one card of gorgeousness!!
I do like this cute little guy and his doggy, fabulous colouring as always, beautiful dp's. I love how you always decorate the inside of the card it finishes it of perfectly.
Hugs
Kat xx

AnjaCardz said...

Gosh, this is stunning, hun! I adore these traditional Christmas colours ... but I myself have difficulites in handling them, as red and green are not MY colors ... LOL
So I can't stop looking at your gorgeous card and due to your awesome colouring and the wonderful papers and design I really can feel the winter mood yet! LOOOOVE it!

Hugs, Anja