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Monday, 30 July 2012

SUGAR NELLIE SNEAK WEEK DAY ONE ~ UNDER THE SEA

Morning all....

Hope you are all well today...and welcome to day one of Sugar Nellie sneak week of these wee beauties..


Four gorgeous Mermaids...and they certainly are..

So if you have arrived from the lovely and talented Lisa you are on the right track...if not please pop over too Sugar Nellie...you so don't want to miss anyone's beautiful creations..

So onto my card...and I have the wonderful pleasure to showcase this wee sweetie...and she sure is a cutie pie..! I have teamed her up with some gorgeous First Edition papers..a MB die... ribbon flowers and some long grass made with Kraft card....

and here she is..


 Under the Sea ~ Sugar Nellie @ Funky Kits


Close up of image


 A Compilation..


 Side view

Items Used

Stamp ~ Under the Sea @ Funky Kits (available 3rd August @ 10am)
Papers ~ First Edition "New Leaf" @ MCH
Colouring medium ~ Copics, Chalks & Prisma Pencils
Leaf die ~ MB "Floral Vine" @ MCH
Ribbon Flowers ~ The Hobby House
Long Grass ~ Kraft card
Scrim ~ B&Q
Shells ~ from Spain..!
Stickles ~ Stardust @ MCH
Viva Pearls ~ Ice White @ MCH
Card Blank ~ Craftwork Cards

Thank you for looking and all your lovely too :o)

So your next stop will be gorgeous Astrid...and wow another beauty there too...and don't forget to leave me a wee comment...lots of hidden sugar along the way...!

So thanks for stopping by...enjoy the rest of the hop...and don't forget to pop back tomorrow to do it all over again..!

catch ya all laters..

95 comments:

lis-m said...

good morning,
thank you honey for a wonderful start to the week. Stunning creation as always...TFS!
Hugs xx

Jessica said...

Wow!! such a stunning card!!

Hugss

Jessica

Loopylou. said...

Morning Vicky!
oooh my jaw just dropped and I am drooling all over my pooter keys!!! she is just amazing and your card is stunning hun, I love that rosey ribbon you used and arghhh!! another die to add to my neeeeeeed list..will tell scott it was you who made me do it...again!! he he he! romfl!!
huge hugs Lou xxx

Tiets said...

this is soooo stunning!!! really love the pearls on the card!
Hugs Tiets

Petra said...

Hi Vicky

What a lovely card. I've enjoyed it, watching your blog
Thank you for charing
Petra

andree said...

beautiful beautiful card and image is gorgeous xx

Lisa Jane said...

oh what a fab underwater scene .. love the long grasses
Lisa x

Pami said...

This is beautiful Vicky! I love how you have created the underwater scene with the seaweed, stunning! Pami x

Kate said...

Lovely card, very pretty.

** Kate **

Chrissy said...

This is so beautiful Vicky, the image and colouring, and love the 'grasses', fabulous card.

Luv CHRISSYxx

Tracey T said...

What a gorgeous card! I love your layout - those Kraft reeds are inspired! Tracey x

Johanna Visser said...

Great card. The mermaid comes to life. Love the details.

Love Johanna

Claire said...

This is gorgeous Vicky - love the image and the little turtle is so cute. Hugs, Claire x

Jacqui's little piece of England said...

What a lovely card Vicky love the way you've coloured her

jacqui x

Debs M said...

gorgoeus card, beautifully coloured, love the scrim and shells x

kaylou said...

wow this is absolurley gorgeous, I love your colours and your details are perfect.
Hugs Kaylou xx

Marlene Atkinson said...

Stunning card Vicky, the colours are gorgeous, love the shells, the image is so sweet. Marlene

sue - bearhouse said...

Stunning card Vicky. I love the image, you have coloured her so beautifully and the papers and embellishment are fabulous

Hugs Sue

Nannieflash said...

Beautiful card Vicky, I love your colour choice and your gorgeous layout. hugs Shirleyxxx

Suzi said...

This is utterly adorable Vicky, I love the colour combo, layout and those delicious accents you've used. A fabulous job hon.
Hugs
Suzi x

~ Ali ~ said...

Morning sweetie, another fantastic creation! I'm loving this new image today can't wait to see the rest! Squeal!!

Ali x

Hanneke said...

Great card Vicky! Love the under the sea theme of these images in this hop and your card looks so pretty! The shells are a great detail. Hugs, Hanneke

Teresa - My Crafty Heart said...

Hi Vicky,
Wow, what a gorgeous Mermaid (and friend:)) you've coloured them so beautifully and your grasses and the flower ribbon look so beautiful with her too :) Love the shells! Have a great day, Big Hugs, Teresa xxx

Nicole Hascoet said...

Wow totally stunning Vicky! Love your card. As always your embellies are so gorgeous and i am jealous of your yummy papers :)
Hope you have a lovely week.
Hugs xx

caroline said...

wow Vicky stunning card

caroline woodhall

As.I.Do.Rodos. said...

Beautiful card and image happy crafting Ginny ♥

Astrid said...

Hi sweetie, your card is absulutely stunning, love your colouring, beautiful details !!

hugs Astrid xx

Mieke Duckers said...

I love the colors you've used!
Hugs, Mieke

alethea said...

This is stunning, love all the neutral elements you have added!! Hugsxx

A Casa di Ale said...

CARTA BELLISSIMA...MI PIACCIONO TANTISSIMO I COLORI E I DETTAGLI

CIAO DA ALE

Wendy Fraser said...

Such stunning cards since my last visit, and more stamps for my ever expanding wish list xx

eline said...

beautyful card so sweet. thn gr eline

Erika said...

Stunning card as always Vicky, love all your embellishments.
Hugs Erika.

Wishcraft said...

Absolutely gorgeous hun! Love the colours you've used and all your fabby details - the long grass is such a great idea :o) Hugs, Lisa x

heidy said...

Oh wow your card is fabolous Vicky!
XXX Heidy

Aileen said...

What a lovely card. I love your mermaid catching hold of the sea weed!

Aileen x

Mau xx said...

What can I say but ..Stunning!!
I love it Vickyy xxx
Hugs Mau xx

Karal Schuknecht said...

Wow I love it. It is such great fun to see how each of you used the same image and came up[ with such different cards

rachel said...

Vicky - this is just beautiful - I love your usual blue and brown combo but with the hints of green in there - just stunning - beautiful work as always xx

Sue said...

A stunning card Vicky,I love everthing about it.
Sue x

Sonia said...

Blog hop:)
What a gorgeous card Vicky:)
So wonderfuldetails:)
Big hug sweety,
Sonia

Karen said...

Beautiful stamp! Your card is beautiful! Love the colour scheme and the details are fabulous! Karen xx

Mojca said...

Waw Vicky this is gorgeous. I love the embellishment and the three shells really look stunning. Love your coloring, it stunning as always. Hugs! Mojca

Rosietoes said...

Lovely card Vicky. I was just using that First Edition paper myself today. Love the colour tones in it. Adore your die cut and grass - very clever touch. :)

Edna x

Craftdee said...

I love this cute image! Great idea to use the shells; perfect embellie for this card Donna ☺

Dora said...

Awww this is gorgeous Vicky, love the gorgeous earth toned colours you chose and those flowers are lovely xxx

Robin said...

Your card is gorgeous! I love all the embellishing you did and your coloring is just beautiful. Hugs, Robin

Ea Christiansen said...

What a gorgeous card - Love the way wee get to see different creations made with the same stamp. It makes it look so versatile.
hugz
Ea

Frea said...

Hi Vicky, such a gorgeous card, love your colouring and those little shells you used. Hugs Frea

Karina said...

Fabulous card, Vicky! Love everything on it! Gorgeous colouring and embellished to perfection. The die cuttings are so lovely and the ribbon as well.
Have a wonderful day!
Hugs, Karina

Gail x said...

Beautiful card and you went to spain just to get the shells - thats dedication :-) gorgeous xx

Sue said...

Oh Wow! this is fab Vicky! what a wonderful image and your colouring is beautiful !! Love the scrummy papers and embellies.. it really does look like she is under the sea!!
Hope you have a lovely evening!
Big Hugs
Sue xx

Susie said...

Absolutely stunning! Gorgeous colours and colouring and the dies and shells add the perfect touches to a beautiful card! Susie x

Ira Huberts said...

What a stunning little mermaid Vicky, those grasses look fabulous as do the shells and tiny air bubbles, love this! Big hugs, Ira xox
irascreacorner.blogspot.com

Lisa said...

WOW, a stunning card xx

Sarahshandmadecardsx said...

Hi Vicky I love this new image and you have coloured her beautifully - great colours. I love the way she looks like she is grabbing hold of the vine too.

Hugs Sarahxx

MereteN said...

What a gorgeous card! I love your layout.:o)
MereteN

Juny84 said...

Hi Victoria,
your Card ist great !!
Fantastic Decoration.

Hugs, Jenny

Amanda R said...

Vicky this is lovely! Just got done checking out your last few posts as I am always behind and I wanna know, do you have an inside link to Memory Box? Ha! I just check out your blog for all the new releases. Have a great week!

Linda said...

Still love the way you use such dark colors and then brighten them up and make them look so happy. You have a real talent Vicky. Hugs, Linda

marjon said...

The card is stunning, I like the leaves and shells you used.
Marjon

mixamatoasties said...

So lovely Vicky!

Susan x

Crea Astrid said...

Wowwww, what a beautiful card. Nice details and a lovely stamp. So sweet.

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

Mary J said...

Oh wow, this is soooooo beautiful, Vicky! I must own this!!!

Maria Therese said...

So gorgeous! Love the shell's you've added!!

Debs said...

So beautiful Vicky - stunning colouring and I love the ribbon roses.
Have a fab evening.
Take care
Debs xx

Shazza said...

wow this is totally gorgeous x

Sarah said...

Wow! Very pretty. I just love the little extra details that you added and the shells and roses. The papers are a little muted so they don't over power the image, and then the colors you choose for her just draw your eyes to her!
XoX ~Sarah

sallysbitz said...

Awww Vicky, this is sooo Gorgeous. Love your layout & all your detail x

hugs sally x
sallysbitz.blogspot.co.uk

saskia said...

I love youre card!!

hugs Saskia

fusiafscrapping said...

This is beautiful. I love your colouring!

Donna Mosley said...

A stunning creation Vicky, love it!

Donna x

Creations by Shirl said...

This is so cute! I'm just fond of undersea creatures and their habitats... Great take on this card.... cute little honu!

jo said...

Just beautiful, Vicky, wish my hair was that colour!
Hugs Jo x

coops said...

so stunning vicky.your details are fantastic and i love the image :D

xx coops xx

May said...

Simply Beautiful... love the images and the design is fabulous..Great detail... Hugs May x x x x

Lisa said...

Hi Vicky, FAB card! This image is just so sweet :-)

Lisa x

Fiona said...

oh...stunning!!

Fi
x

Janet said...

My favorite part is the reeds. What a great idea!

Molecraft said...

Wow, stunning Vicky, gorgeous image, love the colours and those reeds look amazing!
Helen x

Elaine said...

Simply gorgeous Vicky :)
I love the colours, and of course your embellishments are always perfect...and you even put a bit of sunny Spain on your card!

Big hugs
Elaine xxx

Nikki said...

This is just so adorable :)

christi said...

i love what you have done to her and her friend. you have such cute embelishments too.

Pat said...

Hi Vicky! Oh, oh, ohhhhh...I don't know where to start. Hmmm...maybe you should send this to me for closer examination? Just a thought! hehe! I love the papers...and the jute...and the die cuts...and your beautifully colored image!! I love it, sistah!! Hugs. Pat Frank

scrappymo! said...

Gorgeous! I love the way it looks as if she is holding on the seaweed...The little pearl bubbles are so sweet.

Michele Roos said...

Such a beautiful card Vicky. Love the details and the colours also. Hugs Michele x

Martinas Welt said...

Good Morning! This Hop is so much fun as I really LOVE all the cards and this image is just gorgeous! Beuatiful colouring and such a great work!!
Martina

Alyce said...

She is gorgeous Vicky! Those reeds are really nifty and those little shells really add to the theme :) Beautiful work!

Cathy said...

Gorgeous card Vicky, and such fab ebellishments - really give a sea feel to your card.
Hugs
Cathy xx

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Fabulous, love the dies which looks like sea plants.

Claudia said...

Gorgeous card and fabulous colouring.

Hugs

Claudia

M.J. Rutledge said...

Gorgeous! Love your use of real shells.

Michelle R.

Grenouille Greetings said...

Beautifully done, Vicky! I especially like your bundle of underwater reeds. Hugs, Lesley

Flip-Flop Creations said...

Love these mermaid cards Vicky!!! They are all soooo beautiful.
~jeni :)

Bettina L. said...

She's absolutely adorable Vicky and I love the way you've used the flower lace and mesh too. Perfect layering. Have a lovely evening. Hugs Bettina xx