Thursday, June 25, 2009

Welcome Bella Blog Hoppers!

Welcome all to my blog. I hope you are enjoying the hop so far and getting some fabulous inspiration on what you can do with your Bellas. Hopefully you are joining me from Ms. Paula Tracy's amazing blog but if you just happen to be blog surfing and stumbled upon my blog how about starting at the beginning of the hop on the Stamping Bella Blog and play along? For my card I pretty much kept the color palette soft, but added the punch of black and white houndstooth DP. I colored up Charlotte Ketto with my copics and added clear spica to the circular hair things and to her wispies. Of course the camera doesn't pick that up, but the sparkles are there. I added some tiny twinkles to the corners for just a little bling and a clear and pink button to the sentiment to tie into the pink in her dress. Now this Ketto is ready to do some serious birthday shopping. Your next stop on the hop is the fabulously talented Sparkle.

Oh and how about a prize? In addition to the fabulous eye candy, Stamping Bella has decided to hide a prize somewhere along the hop! One pre-selected blogger will draw a random winner from the comments on her post, and the winner will receive a $40 Gift Voucher to Stamping Bella!!! The fun part is...we're not telling you who it is! So as you hop, make sure you leave comments on every post so you have a chance to win!! Stamping Bella will announce the winner on Monday in the Splitcoast forum. Good luck and have fun!

135 comments:

Sandra MacLean said...

Ahhhh!! Such soft, pretty colors Mary! I love her rosy cheeks and the ribbon detail on the button. Great job Mary!:)

Cindy Haffner said...

She is darling, love your coloring.

Christina said...

She is simply beautiful!

pat said...

She is sweet!! love the colors you used.

Lisa M. (aka. Lisabee) said...

Your coloring of this Ketto is superb! Love it!

GabrielaD said...

so cute! I love Ketto stamp and you did a great job coloring her!

Jenn Borjeson said...

ooohhh love the background, beautiful card!

Terri said...

such a cute card and gorgeous coloring, love it!

Jacilynn said...

Love this image. Super cute card Mary!

Sue said...

Beautiful card! I love the black & white combo with soft pink & blue not to mention the adorable Ketto image.

Nancyroo said...

I need the typewriter stamp! Gorgeous card!

Nancyroo said...

cute card!

Christi said...

This is gorgeous!!!

carole (TruCarMa) said...

Soft & sweet coloring, combined with the bold patterned paper make for a real stunner! :)

Niki Estes said...

Mary, this is so cute! I love the colors!

NormaJean said...

this is fun, Love your card!!

Kraftin' Kimmie said...

Supah dupah....I just love Charlotte!

kadie said...

I love it! Love the vibrant background and then how everything else is so soft. Great job!

Shaela said...

LOVE the card!!

Chrissy said...

So cute! Love the houndstooth paper!

Julee (Vervegirl) said...

So adorable! Love that houndstooth!

Risa said...

Very pretty card! I love your image and the DP is gorgeous!
Risa:)

Colette said...

Houndstooth...love it! That Ketto is gorgeous too.

Dawn said...

I love the color choices you used with this card ,wonderful!!!

Bonnie B said...

Beautiful card and I love those colors.

JWill795 said...

Very cute!

Jenn said...

I like the houndstooth paper - I got some in a pack, and didn't know how I could work it in - it totally works here! Great card!

Giffysk8s said...

LOVE your coloring! WOW!

Anne said...

Love the colors and the houndstooth background. Beautiful.

Nancy said...

Another wonderful Ketto! Lovely delicate colouring~

Jen said...

I just love your card!

Carrol said...

What a sweet card. Love it.

Sara said...

Wow, I love this! I love your soft colors with the black and white!

Tink said...

Beautiful Card!!

Jessica said...

I love how the soft colors look against the boldly patterned paper... what a fun card!

SelenaB said...

So Cute, love the colours

paradise45 said...

She is soooo cute!!! Love the colors.

Colleen Wold said...

Love this card! That DP makes it just pop, I love that paper! TFS!!!

Julia said...

Great Job! I really like the choice of DP.

Stefanie said...

Very cute! I love the houndstooth background and the soft blue really pops on all that black. :)

april said...

Cute card!! I love the soft colors!!!

scrappypug said...

love it!

Karen Wilson said...

Very pretty card! Love your color choice, very soft and warm.

joni h said...

great card! your coloring is great! the bling is perfect!

Tammy said...

Great card. Love the houndstooth!

Sparkle said...

She is just darling! I don't have her yet! I love the color combo.

Denise said...

Hoppin along the birthday path! Cute card!

Denise Wells
mamascollections@aol.com

michib2006 said...

very pretty card. I like your colour combination.

carpediem said...

Great card! laura j

cindy ziliak said...

This chic looks like she's ready for anything that comes her way!

the whimsical butterfly said...

I JSUT got her-LOVE Charlotte! You did an awesome job w/ her, Mary!

Dee said...

Lovely card and great colors.

Cherie said...

This is awesome! Love the houndstooth background! Bella is so pretty! I love her dress & hair!

Marjorie said...

Cute Ketto card!!

Anonymous said...

Love your card. Love them Kettos

don't have a google account leaving a trail the best I can

Cheryl

Dawn said...

Beautiful card Mary! I love the black and white.

lia said...

love teh background! great card!

Charlene said...

I love how your coloure the Ketto, all the light colours looks great!

Kathy said...

Great coloring, love the background paper, what a fashionista this ketto is! Great card

Julie Masse said...

Totally cute! Love your shading and very hip houndstooth paper! :)

Mandi said...

What a pretty card. Great job.

Jenn said...

I love this card! The Kettos are just great, I'm having a hard time deciding which ones I just "have" to have!

Davis Family said...

I love this card.
Great job!
em

Randi said...

Thsi is such a sweet card. One of the best in the hop.

Anonymous said...

i love the stamp and the color, adorable card!
stampzy

Kerry J. said...

Super cute! Love the houndstooth!

Leah the Orange said...

the houndstooth is just DELISH! love this simple little card, and am having tons of fun on the 'hop! :)

---Karmyn

Brandi said...

Super cute! I love the colors you choose!

Marisa said...

Darling Ketto card. I NEED some Kettos!!!

Jenifer H said...

Such a sweet card. The Ketto images are fast becoming some of my very favorites. Thanks for sharing.

Beth Mak said...

So cute, seeing all these Ketto birthday cards for Em, have re-enforced the 'need' to get some.

Anonymous said...

Wow very cool. Love the houndstooth!
Diane Cooper
diane7@rogers.com

Cammy said...

Very cute!

LORi said...

Wow Mary...What an adorable card!! I Love it!! So happy I decided to hop over to your blog...I didn't expect to find a Blog Hop...How fun!!! Thanks and Hugs!!

LORi

Maria said...

Sweet card and adorable Charlotte is one of my favs.

Janet said...

great card!!
hugs

Pamela Gibson said...

super cute!

Deborah Young said...

She's so sweet! Thanks for sharing.

Raquel said...

Super cute!!! Love the DP!

Nicole said...

such a cute card :) love the houndstooth paper with that stamp/coloring

moster said...

look how cute that houndstooth is!

Sonia said...

Wow what a fab card, love it.
Hugs Sonia x

Denise said...

Very, very cute Mary!! I love ALL the Kettos.
Denise M

Bama Bella said...

Mary,

Luv your houndstooth DP! And your Ketto is precious!

Randi said...

This is so sweet Mary!! I love the soft watercolory look on that bold houndstooth!! Stunning!

Hope Spencer said...

Wow! This is classic and gorgeous!

Yvette said...

Mary, your card is sooo cute! Great job!!!

Penny said...

Great background for your card!

Jenn said...

Love your card!!!

Cr8ive ME said...

Love your card.

I'm also participating in the blog hop.

M.E.

Robyn said...

Classy card, so soft yet so elegant.
Robyn A

Tracey said...

This is adorable!

Michele Boyer said...

So pretty! I love the houndstooth background!

Diana said...

What a card. You are a very talented.Love the background.

Sprytebyrd said...

I love this card! The background is perfect!

"Luv 2 Glitter" by Brenda M. said...

Another fab card........such inspiration on this blog hop.

Jami said...

I love this ketto. Great card.

Margo said...

she really pops on the background paper!!

arlene said...

What an elegant card, it is fabulous!

Katie said...

Very pretty card! I'm not a houndstooth fan but you made it look fab! TFS, Katie

Toothy said...

Super cute, love that paper.

Tina said...

Adorable card!

WickedPixie said...

Oh Mary! This is so soft and pretty! I love the black and white background too (and I am so in love with all of the Ketto images!) :-) Traci

Jennifer Roerig said...

Super cute! I love Charlotte Ketto!

Jessie/knightrone said...

SUPER cute!!

Lori said...

She is so softly colored. Very pretty.

Lorianna said...

BEAUTIFUL!!!!

Clean crisp card
LOVE the color choices

HUGS!!!

txbluiz said...

Great card!!! love the b & w!

inkedx2 said...

Another great card. Cute ketto.

Robbie

Anonymous said...

So clean & beautifully colored.

jen said...

what a pretty combo!

Starqueen said...

Hi Mary,
Happy, happy Birthday to EmmyBella!
Your Ketto is really sweet, and the b&w houndstooth background is striking!
Thanks for sharing!

jellybean74 said...

Beautifully done!

Robb_eeie said...

Another lovely card all created in the name of **Emily** :)

Your colouring of Ketto is great and it looks brilliant with the houndstooth background =)

Shannon Roberts said...

so, so pretty!!

Christy Lynn said...

Love the houndstooth background, it's so fun! I just got Charlotte in the mail today, can't wait to make something pretty with her :)

Joanne Peirson said...

I really like the bold houndstooth background. It sets of your pale colours wonderfully.

(Nerdette) Stephanie said...

I love the hounds tooth paper. This image and colouring is like my teenager and her friends. Great work. The button detail is really cute.

Ramsey said...

Too cute! I love that DP and the Ketto is just fab!

Carisa said...

beautiful, mary! you are awesome.

marla said...

Cool card. Love the black and white!!

JessicaK said...

Awesome job, Mary - she's adorable. And that houndstouth rocks.

Annette J. said...

Mary, what a cute, sassy card! Who could resist her?

southernscraps said...

Sweet card.

{pam} said...

very cute card!!!

Michelle (mla1111) said...

How cute! Love it!

Jane B. said...

What a cute card!!!

Jane B. said...

What a cute card!!!

Kim Dellow said...

So cute, I love the black and white with a touch of colour. Kim

Tanya Atkisson said...

I love your card. It's so soft and elegant. Your coloring is amazing, I can't believe you did that with copics! I would've thought prismacolor pencils...wow!

LindaSS said...

I love the softness of your Ketto image against the boldness of the background. I would have never thought to use this combination & it is so fabulous together!

Martha said...

how pretty.

Kandi said...

Your Ketto card is fabulous! I love the houndstooth paper too!!

quinn57 said...

Love love Love that Ketto card. Thanks for the inspiration!

Lesley said...

I just love that Ketto, great card!

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