Saturday, April 2, 2011

Wee Memories Blog Hop!

Hi Everyone :0)!! Today I have some *mahoosively* exciting news - Wee Memories have very kindly asked me to be their Guest Designer for the WHOLE of April!! Wheeeeee! I'm so happy and have had a little dance going on for a while here now! I have really loved their challenges, and it's soooo exciting to be a part of the fun from the other side for a while!

For those peeps who have hopped their way here - you must have arrived from Jenny's Blog - and know that our colours for this week were to be taken from this inspiration pic: 


And you probably also know that our amazing sponsor for this week is Niki Sivils Scrapbooker ... I had a delicious peek over at her site a few days ago and her papers are totally beyond adorable!! Yummy!! And it sounds like some of that goodness is going into the hands of this weeks Wee Memories winner -  ENJOY!


With an inspiration pic like that the challenge really is wide open isn't it? I decided to create a project that used many of those pretty hues ...

Wee Memories Hop

I saw a gorgeous card by Jessica Witty that used a quilted look like this in one of the Paper Crafts issues ... and another quilted card by Laurie Schmidlen a while ago and have been meaning to give a similar idea a whirl ... today's the day :0)

Wee Memories Hop Deet

I used a kraft base - because it reminded me of the wood at the tip of the pencils too!

Thanks for visiting with me for a while!

The next stop on the hop will be to visit ANITA - enjoy the fun! :0)

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Paper - Stella and Rose Gertie (My Mind's Eye)
Stamps - Mixed Messages (Papertrey)

41 comments:

Christina said...

What a beauty! I love that quilted look and the way you mixed and matched those gorgeous papers. Congrats on your Guest DT position!

AnitaRex said...

So pretty! I love the quilted look and the gorgeous yellow ribbon! :>

Kelly said...

What a darling card! Love the quilted look!

Laurel said...

What a gorgeous card!

Lee Anne said...

This is beautiful! I love the different sizes of the quilt block and your colors are beautiful!

rcwidow (Linda) said...

love the colors and pp! The stitching really gives it a quilt look. I need to get some scraps and try it. thanks!

Keva said...

Oh, Nerina, this is beyond gorgeous!! Love those papers so so much!

Congrats on the DT spot. I've never been to their site or participated in their challenges. I'll have to go take a peek.

Lea L. said...

This is just gorgeous, Nerina!! I love the quilted look, and the stitching is just a gorgeous touch! All the beautiful colors you've used are amazing, and I just adore that sweet little flower accent! Such a perfect touch! Lovely job!

Ujjwal said...

Its a beauty!! Congrats for the Guest Design post!!

Handmade Creations by Stephanie said...

Omg what a gorgeous card love the patterns and colors so perfect for the challenge!!!Look forward to working with you for the next month!!!!

CanadianScraps43 said...

What a blessing to be asked to be Guest Designer at WeeMemories. Wow! So great to see another Canadian Gal like myself being featured in other sites. Love the fact that you are a follower of Christ and that you are bold enough to share it with the world. Hugs & Blessings.

CanadianScraps43 said...

Oops! Your card is beautiful by the way. Reminds me of a handmade Quilt! The colours are so bold and vibrant. Just so cheerful and fun. Thanks for sharing.

Giovana said...

So beautiful Nerina!! Glad to have you as a GD for this month. Your work is fantastic!!

Crafty Math Chick said...

Love that inspiration photo, and the patchwork style of this pretty card.

Vera W. Yates (Ling) said...

Nerina, this is simply gorgeous! Welcomeaborad. So glad to hav you wih us this month! Hugs.

Linda said...

Firstly, congratulations on your guest designer selection. They will be blessed by your beautiful work. This card is stunning! You know my love for quilts, and this just represents the art so well. All in all, the sort of card that just makes me smile! Beautiful!!

Darla said...

Absolutely love this card, beautiful job on the quilting! Gorgeous!

Carol's Ink Spot said...

Beautiful and so colorful! Love the pattern paper. What an honor to participate in this. Congrats!

Dawn said...

Gorgeous Nerina. Love the quilted look.

Lola G. said...

This is SO gorgeous!! I'd love to spend the weekend (at least) in the room where this would be the quilt -- I wonder what the rest of the room would look like?!

If this card was sitting on my desk, I'd never get anything done -- I'd be gazing at it all day long!

Diane Jaquay said...

This is gorgeous, Nerina, I just love the quilted look, and the fabulous colors and patterns!

Samantha Mann said...

i love the bright and cheery effect of your card! also, the sticking is fantastic!

Ruza's Craft Corner said...

Beautiful quilt card using all of those lovely colors!!! Great job!

Cathy Fong said...

gorgeous quilt card :D love the spring colour

Amy said...

Wow Nerina! This is just gorgeous! Love the patchwork style!!

Cristine said...

I love the quilted look of this card. It's just perfect!

Lindsay said...

How did I miss this bit of GORGEOUSNESS?! HOW?! I LOVE IT! So bright and fabulous Nerina!

Amber S said...

Oh, beautiful card! I like all the patterns you used. I would love to stitch but my machine hates me and won't cooperate. And I don't know if I have the patience for the Sew Easy tools. Anyway, great card and I love the kraft base - it's one of my faves to use!! Congrats on being the guest designer!!

Wendy said...

Stunning! Love the quilt you created. Gorgeous patterns and stitching. Welcome to the team this month.

Julie E said...

Gorgeous "quilting"! All the colors in the PP work so well together and the stitching really makes it all so striking. Lovely work.

Sharron said...

Absolutely GORGEOUS!! Love the quilt design and yellow is a favorite of mine so the color is perfect. Great detail work as always. And huge congrats on your DT position--have a fun month!!

Simone said...

Nerina this is so stunning! Love all the detail and the stitching! Very pretty card :)

Pam Wendt said...

I love the vibrant colors against the kraft, as well as your attention to detail and stitching - so pretty! :o)

Terri said...

Congratulations! Love the card. I have been wanting to try something like this too. Thanks for the inspiration.

Geny (Mommy Geny) said...

Love this pretty quilty card!! Perfect!

Emily Keaton said...

Gorgeous!!

Khin Hnin said...

beautiful card...<3

Lagene said...

Gorgeous card! Love all the stitching!

Kelly said...

love the quilting! Congrats on being the guest designer! Thanks for stopping by my blog!

Jinny Newlin said...

This is BEAUTIFUL, Nerina! LOVE your patterned paper choices, and the way you've let them be the focal point of your design! Scrumptious!

jestar said...

It's cards like this that make me wish I knew how to sew or use a sewing machine for that matter. Such a lovely, 'quilted' card.