Monday, July 30, 2012

Under the Sea - mini blog hop Day 1

Good morning everyone I hope you all had an amazing weekend...we are up to the eyes in packing boxes for our house move but we managed to get quite a lot done this weekend...welcome to Day 1 of the brand new release from Sugar Nellie...you should have arrived at me from the amazing
PAT
if you didn't and you would like to join in the hop...pop on over to the Sugar Nellie blog for all the details, don't forget just for commenting on our blogs there are prizes to be won...


for Day 1 our stamp is called Under The Sea (I bet your singing in your head now lol)...isn't she so cute with her little turtle...I coloured her with distress inks and use this stunning Basicgrey paper from the Granola collection, its called Sunflower and I thought the colours were perfect for her...I finished my card with some shapes cut from the paper and a huge navy satin bow...the next stop on the hop is the fabulous
JANE
who is bound to have something beautiful to show you...all the sketches I'm using for the mini hops this week are from the Mojo Monday archive, I love their sketches and if I ever get stuck for one I dip into their file for inspiration

don't worry if your fingers are itching to get the beauties we show you this week they will be available at Funky Kits on Friday 3rd August so not too far away...enjoy the rest of the hop and don't forget your comments for a chance to win...I will speak to you again at 9am tomorrow, whatever your up to today have a brilliant one
Mina xxx

distress ink colours used
skin - antique linen, frayed burlap, tattered rose
hair - pumice stone
tail and top - stormy sky
beads - frayed burlap
turtle - scattered straw, frayed burlap, pumice stone

77 comments:

Jessica said...

Wow Mina the card is stunning! Lovely colours and the new stamp is so cute!

Hugss

Jessica xx

lis-m said...

Hi Mina, love the soft colour tones on this- thanks for sharing
Hugs xx

Loopylou. said...

oh mina this is beautiful hun, I love the soft colours and the way the leaves are tucked over her keeping her all cosy! its just gorgeous
hugs Lou xxx

Mariska said...

Gorgeous... coming from the previous blog this looks like a completely different stamps, your coloring couldn't have been more different and love both results.

Hugs,
Mariska

Petra said...

Hi Mina

Your cars is lovely. Very different but wonderful
Petra from Holland

Tiets said...

this is so lovely,, love the soft colors you have used!
Hugs Tiets

andree said...

Gorgeous card x

Kate said...

Love how you've coloured her so soft and subtly

** Kate **

Tracey T said...

She looks gorgeous in these soft colours, Mina and I love the big bow! Tracey x

Lisa Jane said...

wow what gorgeous papers and colours .. so pretty
Lisa x

Chrissy said...

Fabulous card Mina, stunning papers and colouring, love the images,that wee turtle is too cute..

Luv CHRISSYxx

Johanna Visser said...

From the bright colours from Pat to the soft colours of Mina. Great card.

Love Johanna

Marlene Atkinson said...

Stunning card, love the new stamp. Marlene

Colinda said...

Beautiful!! And you're right i'm singing, hihihi! Love the turtle. Enjoy your day, Colinda

Debs M said...

lovely delicate colouring and those papers look great x

Jacqui's little piece of England said...

Lovely Mina great colouring and such a sweet image.

jacqui x

kaylou said...

beautiful Mina.
Hugs Kaylou xx

sue - bearhouse said...

WOW!! Stunning card Mina, I love the image and the delicate way you have coloured her looks so beautiful.

Hugs Sue

Mieke Duckers said...

I really love your card and the colors you've used!
Hugs, Mieke

Nannieflash said...

Oh Mina this is just gorgeous, that colour choice is just fabulous with this image and she looks so gentle to. hugs Shirleyxxx

Suzi said...

Oh my!!! Mina this is stunning. I love how you've coloured this adorable image. So very whimsical. A beautiful creation
Hugs
Suzi x

Hanneke said...

Great card Mina! Love the under the sea theme of these images in this hop and your card looks so pretty! Hugs, Hanneke

~ Ali ~ said...

Sugar Nellie have done it again fabulous images and a beautiful creation. thanks for sharing

Ali x

caroline said...

wow Mina stunning card, lovely everything, just gorgeous.
caroline woodhall

CraftyLoops said...

Beautiful card Mina. Lee x

A Casa di Ale said...

CIAO MINA, MOLTO BELLA LA COLORAZIONE DEL TIMBRO

CIAO DA ALE

alethea said...

This is beautiful Mina, love the blues and brown! HUgsxx

eline said...

lovely card thnx for the inspiration gr eline

Erika said...

Beautiful soft colouring Mina love it. Hugs Erika.

heidy said...

Your card is gorgeous Mina,love the big bow!
XXX Heidy

Tammy said...

Absolutely amazing! Gorgeous coloring and wonderful paper. Love how you cut out some of the papers and used them as embellishment.

Karal Schuknecht said...

The soft colors make it absolutely beautiful

My'scardcorner said...

Pretty cad Mina great layout.
Myrax

rachel said...

stunning work Mina - love your colours and the fussy cutting you've done - fabulous xx

christi said...

wow, great job coloring her. i love how you fussy cut the paper to layer it. the colors are just fab.

Sue said...

Beautiful card Mina,the image and colours are gorgeous.
Glad you are getting things done.
Hugs Sue xx

Karen said...

Gorgeous! Love your colours, you've made the whole thing quite etheral - and I love that!Beautiful card! hugs Karen

Irene said...

Fabulous job Mina, love the huge leaves you cut out!! I was so wrong guessing, thought it were fairies/elves LOL!!!!

xx Irene

Mojca said...

Beautiful! I love the long hear and you have colored the image so beautifully. Hugs! Mojca

Kara Lynne said...

She's a beauty, and such soft, gorgeous colors. I love your background!!

Riet said...

What a gorgeous card Mina.

Hugs Riet.xx

Robin said...

Gorgeous! I love the way you cut shapes from the paper. It looks like she's swimming in the coral reef. Your colors and shading are beautiful. Hugs, Robin

scrappymo! said...

So pretty...Nice soft colours.

Ea Christiansen said...

What a gorgeous card - love the idea with the flowers going in to the picture. And yes the turtle is super cute :o)
Hugz
Ea

Susie said...

She is really beautiful and I adore that cute turtle.....reminds me of our holiday to Florida, so she will definitely be on my wishlist!! Susie x

Karina said...

Wow, Mina, your card is fabulous. Love how you layered the paper. And the colouring of this sweet image is so soft and very beautiful.
Have a wonderful day!
Hugs, Karina

Marjorie said...

Fabulous image and love your design...stunning card..
Hugs,
Marjorie
xx

Frea said...

Hi Mina, when I saw your card I decided I want to join the hop; love this mermaid card you made and love the image. Hugs ,Frea

Gail x said...

Beautiful colours, a real sweetie xx

Lisa said...

this card is stunning, very different x

Sarahshandmadecardsx said...

I love this new image and you have coloured her beautifully - I love the soft colours you have used and your bow.
Hugs Sarahxx

Juny84 said...

Hi Mina,
your Card ist very nice !!!

Hugs, Jenny

MereteN said...

Fabulous card Mina, stunning papers and colouring, love the images,that wee turtle is too cute.

Inge said...

Beautiful card!
I love the colours.

marjon said...

Lovely soft colour, beautifull card.

Marjon

mixamatoasties said...

Gorgeous. Love the colours.

Susan x

Crea Astrid said...

What a beautiful card with a lovely stamp. Nice colors.

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

Mary J said...

Beautifully coloured, Mina - love this!

Sarah said...

Very different from Pat's card but no less pretty. Great job on the coloring and I just love how you made her tail all shimmery and shinny!
XoX ~Sarah

Fiona said...

gorgeous card...love the colouring!!

Fi
x

Shazza said...

very pretty card Mina x

sallysbitz said...

Beautiful Mina. This is a delightful image. Love your choice of papers & layout x

hugs sally x
sallysbitz.blogspot.co.uk

saskia said...

great card!!

hugs Saskia

fusiafscrapping said...

Wow! Absolutely beautiful.

jo said...

Just beautiful, Mina, gorgeous image, fab colouring as always and a super lush bow!
Hugs Jo x

Sonia said...

Gorgeous card Mina:) Fab blog hop:)
Sonia

coops said...

so stunning mina.beautiful blue colours and i love the gorgeous image :D

xx coops xx

Grenouille Greetings said...

Beautiful bold patterned overlapping paper details with this sweet delicate image! Hugs, Lesley

Lisa said...

Beautiful card Mina! Love the backing papers and sweet image.

Lisa x

Janet said...

What a lovely color combination.

Nikki said...

She's adorable :)

Pat said...

Oh Mina!!! I love this card, sugar! Such delicious colors...and those papers are perfect! Love the distressing...and, of course, your little image is beautifully colored! You rocked it, mama!! Hugs. Pat Frank

Michele Roos said...

Such a gorgeous card Mina. Love the colours and the design also. Hugs Michele x

Martinas Welt said...

Good Morning Mina!
I am already in love with this stamp!! LOVE it!!!! And hey...your card is amazing! Totally different I was thinking of this image and it looks superb!!!!!! Fantastic!
Martina

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Love the pale colours on this one.

Claudia said...

Hello Mina,

wonderful! Your card is so fantastic.

Hugs

Claudia

M.J. Rutledge said...

Beautiful. Love the the soft coloring on the mermaid.

Michelle R.

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