Friday, November 29, 2013

Celebrate Christmas Blog Hop


Good morning and WELCOME!!!  If you're hopping along with the Celebrate Christmas Blog Hop then you should have arrived here from Amanda Bodine's Blog, and if you just happened along, then today is your LUCKY DAY, because you've stumbled on to a hop filled with epic inspiration and it's all about Christmas!  This is actually the next to last stop on this hop, and you are SO gonna want to go back to the beginning and check out ALL the amazing creations that the design team has shared for today!  It all began on Kristi Bennett's Little Paper Sprinkles Blog, so head over there now so you don't miss ANYTHING!!

I've got a SWEET card to share with you today that I created with the PKSC-19 July 2013 Stamp of the Month stamp set.  Are you a member of the Stamp of the Month Club?  Members enjoy super savings on the monthly kit, and you can find out all about how to become a member by following THIS LINK.  I had a lot of fun coloring this one up with my Copic markers.

ALL ABOARD, because we're headed full steam ahead into the Christmas season as of TODAY!!!
The North Pole Express leads the way!!

I worked in both some marker work, and paper piecing with this card.  The patterned paper was from my scrap bin stash.



Here's a closer look at the coloring, and that wonderful, Diamond Dust that I picked up at our local Ben Franklin store a while back.  I love the thick, sugary look and texture, and it's hard to tell from the photo, but the sparkle is divine!!

I hope you've enjoyed the hop so far.  As I mentioned above, this is the next to last stop.  Your next stop will be at The Peachy Keen Stamps Blog, and I sure hope you've left comments for our talented team as you've went along, because with each comment, you'll have a chance to win a BIG PRIZE!  Yep!  Peachy Keen Stamps is putting together a Christmas stamp bundle valued at $150!!  WOOHOOO!!!  We'll announce the winner on Monday, and be sure to join us tomorrow for another fun filled day of hopping!!  

Oh, and before I forget, Peachy Keen Stamps also has a BIG SALE going on right now for Black Friday, and it runs through the weekend.  Give yourself an early Christmas present and pick up your wish list items at these low prices!!


Thanks for stopping by today!  Here's the complete blog hop order, just in case!  Have a wonderful weekend and HAPPY STAMPING!!!!!!










68 comments:

amanda phifer said...

Ah I love that train so much!

Kristi said...

Love the diamond dust! So pretty.
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Vivienne Holden said...

Oh my! Lorie, I gotta get me some more Lorie copic lessons!! This is A-MAZE-ING. I am in total awe of your fabulous colouring. Just look at that fabulous peachy train. It's practically REAL!! Love you my best Missouri buddy! xxx

Creative M said...

Just DARLING!! Awesome job!
Have a wonderful day,
Migdalia
Mrodriguez860@hotmail.com
♥ Crafting With Creative M ♥

lindaplus3 said...

beautiful !!! love the sparkle and the coloring :)

Robin Carroll said...

super super cute!!! love that diamond dust!

Dana Desmond said...

Happy Santa.

Diana said...

So cute! The wheels of the train POP! Love what you did!

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Jane Crisci said...

This cute, little train is going on my "to buy" list. Very sweet!

Margreet said...

What a gorgeous card...love the techniques you used!
♥♥♥ Margreet

cm said...

What a wonderful card - you've created such a darling scene and the diamond dust = WOW!! Perfect showcase of PK stamps and YOUR talent! Inspiration, plus!!
c

Jessica Owens said...

Awe this is great!!!

Tara Bruening said...

Adorable card. I just love that Santa train!!! Can't wait for tomorrows projects.

SuZan said...

Adorable train. Love the diamond dust!

Tonya said...

OH MY! LOVELY!! I am envious of your skills, my dear. Your coloring is wonderful. So much interest and detail. The diamond dust is the perfect accent to your creation. TFS

Carolyn said...

Oh, your coloring is amazing! Which markers did you use?

Miss Giebel said...

OMG Lorie, you are the Master at copic coloring! This is just a work of art!!

Carmen M. said...

Santa is super sparkly... Love the diamond dust.

snappy scrappy said...

Super cute, great colouring...love the glitter!

stampinvixen said...

i loved the wheels cute card

Theresejune said...

great card

Melissa said...

Ca-ute!

J Ake said...

The diamond dust is my favorite part. I didn't realize Ben Franklins still existed. I loved that store.

RLS Innovations said...

Trains are so good to use for Christmas.

Sue
rolfe974@prodigy.net

kahaulani said...

I LOVE your card,such wonderful details and the diamond dust.......I gotta get me some :)

janner said...

I am really enjoying this blog hop. The design team is so amazing. Thanks for the chance to win.

danajohnson1218 said...

Love the train!

Northern Girl Crafts said...

OMGosh, we use to have a Ben Franklin here in our little town, but it's been gone for some time now. I am loving your train and it's wonderful colors. TFS!

jessica said...

OMG Lorie!! This is just amazing!! Your coloring is incredible and the diamond dust is such a fun added touch!!!
Awesome job!!
Thanks for sharing and have a GREAT night and weekend!!

Cindy said...

BEAUTIFUL job with your GORGEOUS card Lorie, LOVE your coloring as always my friend!!!Hope you are having a GREAT Thanksgiving with your family!!! :)

Lisa Riha said...

This is so creative. Love it!

Sue said...

The card is super cute. The diamond dust makes the card.

TFS
Sue
shannegan 16 @ att . net

UnikByYes said...

Stunning Card as always Lorie!!! Love the diamond dust it just adds the perfect sparkle to a magical image!
Thanks for sharing.
Have a wonderful weekend!
Liz O
unikebyyes {at} yahoo {com}

Blaire said...

Gorgeous card, love the train.

Tona M said...

This is very cute; would be a great children's card or layout.

Eva Laney said...

Oh this is so so cute!, I love it!

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marg0006 said...

So cute and great peachy stamp.

marg0006 at verizon dot net

Glora said...

Something magical happens when you create. I can not describe how much I love this card. The depth and dimension is amazing. It is truly a work of art. You possess a true gift. Thanks for sharing it. Much love & hugs- Glora

Tina said...

So very adorable.


Tina
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Got2BCrafting said...

Wow, this is amazing Lorie!! I love the mix of paper piecing and markers... it's beautiful!! :)
Happy Holidays to you and your family.
Lori

Donna said...

Yippee Santa!

GiGi said...

I tell ya Lorie, I am just AWED when ever I see your coloring and this is no exception! OFF THE WALL AMAZING coloring and such a super cute card! The addition of the Diamond Dust on the wheels is the perfect touch too! LOVE IT!

Charity C said...

Really adorable!

Krista Olson said...

Very cute train. I really like the pink wheels.

Melissa said...

Outrageous! So beautiful!

Samantha Casey said...

Your coloring is incredible, it is a work of art. Beautiful! Amazing job!
Samantha

Pam Arellano said...

OMG...my husband is totally into trains. I mean I have gone on train vacations! Must have. You did such an awesome job!

K and P's Mom said...

What an absolutely awesome train.

Mary O'Neal

AndreaA said...

I love this little train. It is so cute!! Love the coloring and the Diamond dust on the wheels and makes them POP!!! Love it!!

Sue D said...

Very cute--great colors and I like the sparkle.

Lauren Brewer said...

BEAUTIFUL! I love the addition of the diamond dust. It's perfect. TFS!

Iris said...

Adorable train engine and Santa. Love the texture.
isoscia at aol dot com

Janice W. said...

Love your card Lorie! That pink diamond dust is so cool too! It looks YUMMY!

DCx2 Family said...

i just read that you used diamond dust.... Ive been afraid to try it, but I am inspired now. This is so cute. thanks for sharing!

Ashley said...

This is absolutely gorgeous, Lorie! Your coloring is stunning (as always) and your card is super cute! :)

Ashley
http://especiallymade.blogspot.com

Percilla G said...

Ohhh the sparkle looks like colored sugar. I have never heard of diamond dust but i will be on the look out for it.

Mellisa Thomas said...

Oh wow! This card is super adorable! The diamond dust does give it that super cute frosty look this card deserves. I love this card too much!!!

Bobbi said...

WOW so very cute love it:>

VICTORIA said...

Lorie your card is beautiful I love it :)
Victoria

Corina Daily said...

OMG that is absolutely adorable!!!

Gaylynn said...

I like everything about this Christmas design. Lovely stamping and coloring. :)

Kathy Salido said...

So sweet. Love the design and your coloring is gorgeous!!
Kathy
Salido99@msn.com
http://3spoileddogs.blogspot.com/

Vanessa Torres said...

Super cute card. Love the sugar wheels

Lisa B said...

Lorie you just let me know when it is good for me to come out and spend a week or so with you learning. I will bring tea and goodies so we never have to get up!!
Seriously you are one talented lady. Your coloring skills always have me in complete awe of you.

Beautiful as always!

Serena said...

Gorgeous coloring! Love your card!

Jennifer Rose said...

Wow Wow Wow!! Amazing job. Your coloring is beautiful & I LOVE the way you did the wheels!! I love how they look like candy! Geez I definitely need to start practicing my coloring more! Beautiful! The train is so cool like so many other stamps because you are in control of how it looks & there's endless possibilities!!

Jennifer.rose112@gmail.com

Brianna loeffelbein said...

This is absolutely stunning, your coloring just floors me!! Love all the sparkle and shine on your sweet little train. Just stamped this image and is awaiting to be colored. I am a little intimidated now 😜❤️ Great job my friend!!
Jeffbrianna@me.com

Maureen Reiss said...

This card is gorgeous!! Love the Diamond dust!!

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