Friday, November 19, 2010

Letter to Santa

Welcome to the Elisabeth Bell Digital Collection November Release / Blog Hop.

Hopefully, you arrived here from Christel's blog.  If not CLICK HERE to be taken to the beginning of the hop.  

This little sweetheart is called Letter's to Santa and she's my hands down favorite from the entire digital collection!!  Now I know you're gonna want her so CLICK HERE to be taken to purchase yours.  
 But if you'd like to win her, here's what you need to do.  

* Complete the blog hop and leave comments on each DT members blogs
*  Create a Christmas card using any Elisabeth Bell image and post it on the Digi Bell Blog.  BUT you will only have until Saturday evening to submit your card.

  I was stressing over the coloring so much that I didn't expect to like it when I was finished, but hhis has got to be my most favorite card EVER!!  I used VersaMagic Chalk Ink to create the snowy sky background.  For the snow I used Shimmerz (it gives the perfect amount of sparkle without overdoing it like Stickles can sometimes).  And if you could see this in real life, I think you'd agree with me that the snow on the ground looks like you could hear the icy crunch as she walks in it.  I also used Shimmerz on the cuffs of her outfit for a touch of sparkle.  I added a little book embellishment that you can write inside, rather than a sentiment.

I think she'll have a wonderful Christmas morning don't you?  With a sweet little face like that; I'm sure Santa will be bringing her everything on her list!!

  Don't forget to leave me a comment (please) before you visit PATI who is your next stop on the hop.  

Stampin for the Weekend = #51 Winter
Totally Papercrafts = #43 Snow/Snowflakes
Paper Play Challenges = #46 Let it Snow!
Simon Says Stamp = Sparkle!!
Creative Cottage = #27 Someone Special
Meljen's Designs = #34 Sparkle & Shine
The Crafty Pad = #97 Christmas Sparkle
ABC Challenge = H is for Holiday

Thanks so much for stopping by today!!  
Stamp: Elisabeth Bells Digital Collection (Letter to Santa)
Ink: VersaMagic Chalk Ink (Aspen Sky)
DP: Bo Bunny ('Tis the Season)
Pearls: Recollections
Ribbon: Unknown
Scalloped Border Die: My Favorite Things
Nestibilities: Label One
Little Christmas Book: K & Company (Memory Pockets)
Stickles: Xmas Red & Star Dust
Shimmerz: Pixie Dust

Copics Used:
Outfit: E53, E42, E41, E50, G20, G82, G94, R29, R24, R20
Mouse: W5, W1
Letter/Bird/Umbrella: BG13, BG10, BG0000
Mailbox: E25, E35, E31, E47, E57, E29, C5, C3, C1
Hair: E57, E35, E31
Skin: E11, E00, E50, R00
Outline: C1, BG0000


Crystal said...

AWWW Wendy this is BEAUTIFUL!!!! This new image is fabulous and woooweee you sure did make a gorgeous creation with her!! CUTE CUTE CUTE!

Sharon Keanly said...

Oh Wendy, this is absolutely STUNNING! A gorgeous card. Love it!!!

Kristel said...

Wowww really stunning again Wendy! Love the clouds in the background!
Hugs Kristel

Mary J said...

Oh Wendy, AMAZING colouring! I adore this!

Mary J said...

Oh Wendy, AMAZING colouring! I adore this!

Renkata said...

Wendy, your card is amazing.
Great colouring and layout.

Anonymous said...

Hello Wendy! Your coloring is so amazing on this image girl!! I love the pretty sparkle and the clouds look fabulous behind her!! Great take on the image hun!!HUGS

Stay True To God said...

Absolutely gorgeous card!!! :) God bless & big hugs... Tracy

Gina L said...

I love the bling and how you did the background behind the image. The papers are my fave Christmas papers I've seen this season...I've been using them like mad. Thanks for the inspiration of yet another design to use with them.

Christine aka blankiefinder said...

Wow, Wendy, this is absolutely gorgeous!!

Claudia7 said...

Wow, what a gorgeous card! I love your colouring.

Caroline said...

You've done such a good job!! Don't you just love when you have a new favorite?! I think I'm going to have to try some of those versamagic chalk inks, they're so subtle!! Hugs!!

Jodi said...

WOW! This is really beautiful! It really looks like a nice winter day!! Gorgeous!
Jodi =)

Kate said...

Each time I visit your blog, I am amazed with your creations. This card is spectacular!! I LOVE all the shimmer you've added. The snow is fantastic! Your image is adorable - but the best part is that tiny little mouse that I almost missed. Great job, Wendy!!

Fiona said...

wow Wendy absolutely stunning...I love everything about it..beautiful!!


Pattie said...

GOR-JUSS! Stunning!

kaos said...

So gorgeous! Looove the colour scheme - ice blue and brown - makes a great mix of cold and warm! Love it!

Kiki said...

Hi Wendy!

Your card is really fantastic! Your coloring is so gorgeous!!!

I'm so happy to be GD in your team.

Wish you a nice weekend.

Tons of hugs, Kiki

Susan said...

What a beautiful card. The image is so cute and Christmassy!

Paula said...

The colouring is astonishing - but I sympathize wholeheartedly about stressing over it. Love your sky & the snow detail. The red is just enough to provide a perfect foil for that lovely aqua & the accenting effect of the spotted paper & the pearls in highlighting the falling snow of the digi image is great. I particularly like how you've coloured in inside of that little mouse's umbrella dark aqua to match the paper for the eye is drawn to him. The more I looked the more I saw - the way that little label/book tag is layered with the image panel & the ribbon tail falling within is lovely.
Have a lovely weekend.
Paula (PEP)

coldwaters2 said...

Hi Wendy it is lovely to be visiting again and what a beauty this is, I can totally see why you love this so much I know I do that's for sure, she is so very beautiful, your colours and design of this card is superb.
Lorraine x

~Craft Us Crazy~ said...

Ok Wendy!!! I have to agree, this is my most FAVORITESTESTEST card you've done ever!! The image is just too adorable and the coloring and detail you adding is stunning. I have got to get this image..way toooo cute!! Amazing work my friend!

Stressed Stamper said...

Beautiful colouring , image and glitter. Thanks for joining us at TPc and Good Luck
Sarah x

Carol said...

WOWZER Wendy, what an absolutely stunning card, luv it!! Your colour choic is fab and your colouring gorgeous! Lotsa luv xxxx

Eva J said...

So cute and I love the colouring.
Eva / Eviebee

martina's kaartjes said...

Wonderfull card !! love all the details !!
greetings, martina

Kelly said...

This is so cute, sweet, beautiful!!! I love the shimmerz effect. Beautiful card!

Lauretta See said...

beautiful beautiful beautiful :)))) i love the e.bell image, the color combo and all ;) great job! Thank you for joining us this week on the MelJens challenge. Good Luck!

Pati said...

Hi Wendy!

Congratulations on your card. This is just beautiful. Awesome colouring, lovely bow and the text is great.

BIG hugs

Crystal said...

This is so beautiful Wendy! I always love visiting your blog to see what you've created. I love the colours you chose for this card & the colouring is so fabulous! I can see why this is your favourite & I love the snowy sky background.

Lynda Nielsen said...

WOW WOW WENDY!! This is such a Fabulous card. I can almost hear the crunching of the snow under her feet. =)
Beautiful coloring, and gorgeous layout too.

Denise (peanutbee) said...

Wowwww, love all the sparkle and soft clouds you added to that main panel. As always, your coloring is nothing short of amazing!

Shazza said...

this is stunning, absolutely beautiful x

Bibi said...

I do absolutely love your Card!! It is fantastic!! Hugs, bibi.

Brandie said...

OMG!! The word Amazing does not begin to cover it. Love it!

Kerri said...

Oh she is so SWEET, and your colors and card are just GORGEOUS!!! Love all the sparkle and shimmer, and your snowy sky looks fantastic! You definitely rocked it girlie:)

Nana said...

Absolutely stunning, Wendy! Gorgeous coloring as ever, and great choice of papers. Those glittery snowflakes are perfect touch, love it!

Suzie McFloozy said...

What a cute image x
Thanks for sharing it with us on The Creative cottage challenge blog x
((hugs)) Suzie xx

Danderella said...

Wendy, this is gorgeous! I agree, just the right amount of sparkle. I really like the colours you used on her outfit...I never would have though to use that combo on a snowsuit, but it is perfect on this card.


Faye said...

Oh Wendy, this is so pretty and your colouring is AWESOME. XXX

Heather Maria said...

Wow stunning card! I love it! Thanks for joining us on PaperPlay this week!

Anita said...

Oh, Wendy, this is absolutely gorgeous! That image is so pretty and your coloring is fantastic...just beautiful. I love the cloudy sky and the snow, too. The little book on front is such a cute touch. I can understand why this would be your favorite's stunning!

Jane said...

WOW! I'm not surprised it's your most favourite ever hun, it is absolutely gorgeous! stunning colouring and gorgeous colours! thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp, hugs, Jane xxx

Di said...

WOW this is just awesome!!! its just stunning, i love it you should be really proud!
Thanks for joining SFTW
Hugs Di xxxx

alicaz said...

amazing! Great colors, papers and coloring too! Love your attention to detail!

Tammy said...

An amazing card Wendy. I too love that we can now get digital stamps from Elisabeth Bell. They are the best. Thank you for joining us at TPC. Hugs Tammy x

scrapn_momof2 said...

Wendy, no wonder this is your favorite card is BEAUTIFUL!!!! Stunning really!

Heidi-Mari said...

Oh but this card is beautiful!!
I just love it, that image is so cute and the papers are gorgeous.
Thank you so much for joining us over at Stampin for the Weekend and good luck!
Have a blessed day

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