Sunday, January 2, 2011

Happy New Year!

The holiday season has flown by so fast, I can't believe the kids go back to school tomorrow!

Our challenge this week is 'Something New', which suits me perfectly since I was eager to play with my Christmas present from my hubby:  80 new copics!  Smart me, I keep a running list on the back of my colour chart of which ones I want to buy next!  :)  Our sponsor this week is Michelle's Scrapbooking & More!  For my card today I've used Bon Voyage Tilda, who I hadn't had a chance to play with before.  I've paired her up with some 'new to me' papers from October Afternoon's Thrift Shop line.

At the last moment I decided to do a touch up to her pant colour, what a mistake!  I should have left it alone... Live and learn!

Copic colours
Skin- E000, 00, 02, chalk blush
Hair- E30, 31, 34, 35, 37
Shirt and Socks- E50, Y21, 26, 28
Overalls- BG10, 72, 75, 78

I hope you will come play along with us this week!  Thanks for stopping by!

Don't forget, there are only a few more days to enter my blog candy!  Right now there are only 36 entries, so your odds are great!

Just Magnolia:  Anything Goes
Quixotic Paperie:  Thank You
Papertake Weekly:  Thank You
Cupcake Crafts:  Thank You
Really Reasonable Ribbon:  Something new plus ribbon


Linda w said...

Beautiful card. Love the sketch too. came over from Feline to become your new friend. Hugs lin

Debs said...

Gorgeous card and I'm loving this colour combination.

Renata van Miltenburg said...

Your cards are so pretty, loved "walking" through your blog!

Happy New Year and a toast to a creative 2011!!

Warm wishes, Renata

Janiel/ janny said...

Beautiful cheerful card!! Loving the bright colors!!

Hugs, Janiel

Card Crazy said...

Bright and cheery. Just right for a gloomy, rainy day. Love the color, I think it's fine!
Sue S.

Fiona said...

fab card the DP and the layout is excellent!!


Rene said...

How bright and cheerful and beautiful!!!!
Rene :D

Leslie Avila said...

I think you've done a fabulous job! Love the colors!
Blessings from Georgetown,

Corinne said...

Very nice card! Love the colors!
Happy New Year!

Chris said...

What a fun design! I love how you arranged the mats! Your image is wonderful. Great job, Christine!

Chris Christensen

Danni said...

Very sweet card!!

Mandy said...

Just popped over from feline playful,Sorry I'm a day late love your blog and your card is wonderful,lucky you to get all those copics...
Mandy x

Sharon Caudle said...

Oh it's adorable!!! I love the design, Christine! Fabulous card! Have lots of fun with your new Copics!!
hugs, Sharon

Wendy Ramlakhan said...

love love LOVE this!!! I adore your take on the SS sketch and your papers are so yummy together!!! Beautiful coloring too....enjoy your new Copics!!! :)

Candy said...

What a fantastic layout!!! Beautiful papers too!
I can't believe you received 80 Copics for Christmas - WOW - lucky girl. Enjoy them..
Hugs, Candy

Kristine Reynolds said...

Such a cute, cute card! I found your blog throught the Feline Playful "give a comment, receive a comment" game. I hope you'll remember to stop by mine too!

Happy New Year!


Kristine Reynolds said...

Such a cute, cute card! I found your blog throught the Feline Playful "give a comment, receive a comment" game. I hope you'll remember to stop by mine too!

Happy New Year!


MiamiKel said...

Ohhhhhhhh my goodness, this is outstanding!! I love the colors! And your design, the polka dots, sheer perfection!! This is one of my favorite cards I've seen - lovely, lovely!!

Crystal said...

Love the colour combo & great layout! Again that ribbon is fantastic, love the bow! Have fun with your new copics!

Anita said...

Love your blog. Found it on Feline Playful. I am now a follower. Hug Anita

Mrs A. said...

I think you have done a great job with her pants. Given it the faded denim look fab. 80 different colours. If that was me they'd be all colour coded into boxes.Lol.

Barb Hardeman said...

Oh, this is adorable! Love the sunshiny colors and the sketch. I love how you've got Tilda sitting on the ribbon and don't worry about the still looks great!

Patti Jo said...

What a great color combination and layout! Tilda is adorable sitting on the ribbon!

La Vikinga said...


I found my way over here from Felina Playful and like your cards very much! I'm a new follower!

Charlotta aka La Vikinga
from Sweden

Margo said...

Hi Christine,
I'm a Feline follower :)
I love how you coloured the pants :)
I simply adore Tilda so I'm a fan of your card !

Lisa M. said...

80 NEW COPICS?????!!!!!!!!!!! I'm so jealous!!!!! That woudl like TRIPLE my collection! you lucky duck!

A lovely card, Christine!

Handmade by Vivi said...

You card is fabulous Christine!
I`m now your follower and have found your throught Feline Playful!

Kathy said...

Oh I just adore the beautiful colors and gorgeous layout!!! Such a bright and gorgeous card!!

lis-m said...

You make amazing cards..!
Found your blog thro' Feline Playful, I am now following
Happy New Year
Hugs xx

Claudia Rosa ~ Pretty Pressings said...

Wow dear Christine your card is stunning.
i love the papers and this layout of your newest card.

thank you for joining us this week on Just Magnolia/Just Hanglar challenge blog
hope to see you again

Daniela said...

Adorable, love the colors.

Tammylee said...

Really a cute card and the colors are perfect!


charlene said...

She is adorable great card love the colors

Kelly Neis said...

Your card is very nice and lucky you to get 80 copics! I have a hard time coloring with them, even after watching the tutorials.

Stephanie said...

Found your blog through Feline Playful and have become a follower. Your work is gorgeous!! Hugs, Stephanie

Carol Meadows said...

I think its a cute card. Thanks for sharing it. Carol M in TX/

Sandy said...

You just reminded me of how much I like the colors blue and yellow together - boy, what a nice husband you have!!!!! Pretty card.
Sandy Dehon

Ms. Jen said...

Hey sweetie! Congrats on your win over at Floral Fantasies!

Hugs - Ms. Jen

Suzanne J Dean said...

This is so fun and sweet--I like the playful papers and layout with this cutie pie! Gorgeous bow too!


downrightcrafty said...

gorgeous thank you creation so perfect for our challenge at Winter Wonderland - thank you for sharing with us
Happy New Year
Kate x

Faye said...

Hiya Christine, I think this card is wonderful, I love the fabby colour combo. Just doing the FP rounds! x

Trina said...

This card is fab! I love the papers and how you've got her sitting atop the ribbon!

Marlene said...

She is so gorgeous, and I love the shading!!

Happy New Year!!!!

Larisa said...

So beautiful card!!! Love the papers a lot)))

Denise Marzec said...

This is totally adorable. LOVE that sweet stamp!!

Bonnie - Really Reasonable Ribbon said...

Beautiful card! What a lucky girl you are getting all those copics for Christmas. Gold star for hubby! Thanks so much for joining our Really Reasonable Ribbon challenge.

Barb F said...

Actually, your coloring came out pretty good!! I think you are too hard on yourself! This is a wonderful card!

Claudia Rosa ~ Pretty Pressings said...

i wished i could tell you this image will be in the newest release... i dont know.
last time i got stamped images from that store release it took 1 year from than.
it was the tilda with the tulip.

I do have 3 new stamps i know they will be in the next release but iam not allowed to show cards just yet and iam itching to use them lol


Debi said...

Your card is lovely. Thank you for playing along with the Papertake Weekly challenge.

Michele Spera said...

Really nice job! I love the colors you picked and the ribbon is beautiful:-)Thank you for joining us at Sundays with Crissy

dolcreations said...

This card is so pretty. I just love how you placed Tilda on there! Beautifully coloured too!

Dena said...

So very cute!
Thanks for joining the Just Magnolia Challenge this week!
Hugs, Dena

Kim Dellow said...

Oh love the colour combo. Very Cute! Thanks for joining the Quixotic Paperie challenge. Kim

Jodi said...

Such a pretty card!! I love the bow and coloring you did on the image!! Thanks for joining us at Sunday's with Crissy!!
Jodi =)

Sally Cicada Designs said...

Fantastic card!! Love the layout and papers you used and your colouring looks amazing!! I am so glad I stopped to take a look and that you shared your card with us at Sundays With Crissy!!

Sarah :o)

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