Tuesday, July 31, 2012

hop hop hop under the sea - day 2

Good morning everyone, did you all enjoy the hop yesterday amazing makes from our fabulous team werent they...so many different styles and each so beautiful...if you all started at the
Sugar Nellie Blog
this morning then you will have realised Im the first stop on todays hop around and get to introduce the beautiful Oceans Gift...isnt she stunning, I love her hair and how shes perched on her rock admiring her pearl and that little seahorse is sssssooooooo cute isnt it

I coloured her with distress inks and couldnt resist using this incredible Graphic45 paper with her...it just sort of goes with her dosent it...its from the On The Boardwalk Collection and is called On the Boardwalk (well that makes sense dosent it lol)...I finished my card with some buttons and a huge rust coloured glittery ribbon bow...the sketch is another from the Mojo Monday archive...your next stop on the hop is the fabulous
JANE
who has another amazing make to show you again...I know you have only seen two so far but which is your favourite so far?...go on tell me Im dying to know and theres only another three days for the release at Funky Kits of course

dont forget to leave a comment on all your stops for a chance to win some goodies...Im still up to my eyes in boxes and black bags at the min so thats what Im up to today...whatever your doing have fun and enjoy the hop...I will speak to you all tomorrow at 9am again for day 3
Mina xxx

distress ink colours used
skin - antique linen, frayed burlap, tattered rose
hair - tea dye, antique linen
outfit - crushed olive, stormy sky,
beads and pearl - barn door
rock - pumice stone, crushed olive

62 comments:

Jacqui's little piece of England said...

Oh very nice, love your colours

jacqui x

Jessica said...

Wow! Stunning card Mina! Love the colours.

Hugsss Jessica

Kate said...

I like this one, she's very pretty. I hope we are going to be able to buy them as a set?

** Kate **

Mieke Duckers said...

Gorgeous! I love the soft colors of your marmaid. The lauout is also beautiful!!
Hugs, Mieke

ulrike said...

Gorgeous card, Mina! Beautiful image and colors.

Suzi said...

Gorgeous card Mina, love those papers and the layout. She is adorable. I think under the sea is still my fav for now.
Hugs
Suzi x

Nannieflash said...

Morning Mina, oh wow this is just such a cute image and your colour choice makes a stunning result, its just so beautiful. hugs Shirleyx

Lucy Patrick said...

Hi Mina, I love following your blog, you have amazing and inspirational cards. I love the Crafts & Me digi stamps so much and you do them justice!
My blog is http://lucylovesscrapping.blogspot.com.au/ if you ever wanted to stop by (you mention this in your sidebar, not thinking you'd want to stop by my new little blog lol). XOX Lucy

Sue said...

Gorgeous card Mina,love your soft colouring and papers.
Sue x

Mary J said...

What a gorgeous colour combo and layout!

tilly said...

what a beautiful mermaid, I love her, a fab new stamp.enjoy the sorting lol
Tilly

Chrissy said...

So beautiful Mina, I love this one, and that wee seahorse is adorable, gorgeous colouring and the lush bow..WOW!!...fabulous.

Luv CHRISSYxx

Loopylou. said...

Mina hun this is just beautiful and i love those buttons too
hugs Lou xxx

Erika said...

Mina cute image and super card.
Hugs Erika.

Colinda said...

Great card and that little seahorse is the cutest!! Enjoy your day, Colinda

Mojca said...

Waw this is gorgeous love the embellishment and the color combination. The image is sooooo gorgeous. Hugs! Mojca

Marianne's Craftroom said...

She is so beautiful and your card is gorgeous.

Tammy said...

Gorgeous Mina!

rachel said...

beautiful image Mina - fabulous xx

A Casa di Ale said...

SEMPRE BELLISSIMI I TUOI LAVORI...BELLI I COLORI SCELTI

CIAO DA ALE

sue - bearhouse said...

WOW! Stunning card Mina, she is indeed gorgeous and you have coloured her so beautifully. I love the papers and the layout too.

Hugs Sue

Karal Schuknecht said...

Wow absolutely beautiful. The whole card is sssooooooooooooooo cute.

My'scardcorner said...

Cute image Mina and lovely colours in this card.
Myrax

Juny84 said...

Hi Mina,
your Card ist beautiful !!!

Hugs, Jenny

caroline said...

wow another stunning card Mina
caroline woodhall x

heidy said...

Such a beauty Mina!
XXX Heidy

My Mum's Craft Shop said...

Oh wow she is a beauty, love the lil seahorse! Fabby card xx

Lisa Jane said...

she is so pretty - love her sparkly tail
Lisa x

Lora said...

Love these new stamps! Will have to get saving to buy some!
Wonderful card as always
Lora x

christi said...

she's so cute. that bakcground paper fits to a t. great coloring and decorating.

Robin said...

She is so adorable. I love how you colored her. And that seahorse is soooooooo cute! I agree. As far as which is my fave I just can't pick. They are both just so gorgeous. I love this paper too. You're right it does just go with this so well. Hugs, Robin

M.J. Rutledge said...

Beautiful. Love the sparkles and the soft colors on the mermaid.

Michelle R.

Karen said...

that's lovely Mina! wonderfully coloured and the sea horse is stinking cute! hugs Karen

Riet said...

So beautiful card Mina,I love the image and your papers.

Hugs Riet.xx

Ea Christiansen said...

It is too hard to choose one - I love them both and their little friends.
Lovely card :o)
Hugz
Ea

~ Ali ~ said...

another fabulous creation Mina, and loving todays image also i just know i won't be able to make my mind up and will have to buy them all lol

Ali x

Susie said...

Gorgeous and you're right, the seahorse is very cute! Susie x

Claudia said...

Hello Mina,

another fantastic card from you. The papers arewonderful and the image is very cute, but I think my favorite until now is Under the sea.

Hugs

Claudia

Shazza said...

so pretty x

Janette said...

Stunning Mina, that Bow....WOW...xx

Karina said...

Another super cute image this is! Love it as much as I do the one you showed yesterday. And your card is as fabulous as the one you shared with us as well!
Hugs, Karina

June Nelson said...

OOOh this is fabby sweets, so pretty just love it big huggies June xxxx

Debs M said...

another lovely stamp and i think the papers were a perfect idea, love the ribbon too x

Hanneke said...

Lovely card Mina! Love the image and the way you cut it out. Hugs, Hanneke

Vicky said...

Beautiful Mina...:o)

big hugs Vicky xx

Grenouille Greetings said...

I loved your card yesterday! I adore your card today! These new images are delightful! Hugs, Lesley

mags said...

A gorgeous card Mina. The image is lovely and the papers match perfectly. Love the bow and buttons.
Mags
x

Sarah said...

oh how pretty! I love how you colored her, and your right that paper just seems to go with her. Can you tell me how you used the distressed inks? Was it the markers or a water brush? I keep trying to figure out how use them to color with them. But great job with this card I just love it!
XoX ~Sarah

Scrappelise said...

wonderful card and the mermaid is sooo cute!

Crea Astrid said...

What a beautiful card with a lovely stamp.

Hugs Astrid.
http://creaastrid.blogspot.nl/

sallysbitz said...

Another sweet image Mina. Coloured beautifully x

hugs sally x
sallysbitz.blogspot.co.uk

Kara Lynne said...

That is too precious, especially with that little sea horse! Great papers, and I love the bow!

coops said...

so stunning mina,she is beautiful and i really love your colours :D

xx coops xx

Anita said...

Gorgeous card Mina and I love the colors you've used.

Shannon83k said...

So Cute! Love how you colored her!

alethea said...

Oh wow, this one is absolutely stunning!!! Love her sparkly tail and your colouring is fabulous!!! HUgsxx

Anonymous said...

Simply gorgeous. Sheila.x

Frea said...

Hello Mina, this is such a lovely card, love that great big bow, and the little seahorse, so cute! Hugs, Frea

ChrisAndCat said...

This is gorgeous, love the image and darling little seahorse.

Gunilla said...

so nice, want this stamp
Hugs Gunilla

Lynne in NI said...

Ohh she's such a cutie, beautiful colour combo too!

Linda said...

Every mermaid needs a crystal ball. She is precious.

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