Saturday, March 17, 2012

Waltzingmouse March Blog Hop

Happy St. Patrick's day everyone and that's the Hop topic today (or Irish or Green)!

I've had a sore week - which hopefully won't end up with a long visit in the doctor's office next week :0( so decided to keep my hopping card pretty and simple. This focuses on the GREEN ...

WMS Blog Hop March 2012

I used the beautiful "Roses in Bloom" set on this card, which very kindly arrived in the mailbox YESTERDAY and had a few quiet moments colouring with Copics ...

WMS Blog Hop March 2012 Deet

...and doing some background stamping with an old favourite - Faux Fun.

Keeping it short so that you aren't delayed! 

Hoping you have a wonderful trip through blogland and thank you for stopping in!

Hugs!

x

N

Stamps: Roses in Bloom, Faux Fun, Join Us (Waltzingmouse Stamps)

34 comments:

Cassie_lu said...

You did an amazing job with your card. The yellow flowers really pop and the polka dot leaves give a nice contrast to an elegant card.

Pauline said...

This is stunning Nerina, I love your subtle plaid background, and the glorious yellow rose! Beautiful!
Happy Partying!

Julia Aston said...

What a beautiful card Nerina! I LOVE the plaid background and the wonderful yellow rose with the buds on the sides - I never thought to place the buds with the bloom!!??!!

Lynn Mercurio said...

Wow...this is an amazing bloom. Love how it looks against this green plaid background. The yellow is striking and the silver embossing is such a great touch. Happy St. Patrick's Day.

Helen said...

Nerina, this really is stunning - beautiful Roses and the background is subtle but oh so sophisticated!

Marybeth said...

Sorry you had a sore week! Your card is amazing , I love the bloom with the plaid , just gorgeous!

Bumblebee said...

Love your check background, lovely colouring too!x

Erin (Homemade Cards by Erin) said...

Stunning card.

Lindsay said...

Soooo so lovely Nerina! LOVE that big yellow bloom!

Anne-Elise said...

What a nice card! Beautifully colored! Have a nice St Patrick's Day!

Renee said...

Those blooms are gorgeous!!!
And though I have Faux Fun...
I have to admit I always forget I can make plaid with it too and reach for Offbeat Backgrounds instead!! ;)
I just love plaid!
Such an incredibly beautiful card...
just gorgeous!
Hope you're felling better soon!

JJ Bolton said...

Wow Nerina, this is so pretty! The sunny yellow against the green is amazing! Feel better soon!

Lori said...

So pretty! Love those yellow flowers against the green backdrop.

Kary said...

Nerina, your colouring is amazing!! I LOVE how you brought the roses to life. So beautiful!!

Jan Garber said...

Great job on the coloring! Rest up and feel better!

Ginny said...

Gorgeous as always, Nerina! Your background looks like fabric!! I just love your roses and how you colored them. You make me want to get every set you use!!

Kelly S. said...

That yellow rose looks incredible against the green plaid background, Nerina! Your coloring is absolutely beautiful! Love how you kept it simple with a bit o' stitching and bit o'dots on the leaves :) Stunning creation!

Mona L. Pendleton said...

So pretty Nerina! That yellow blossom is gorgeous and I love the silver embossed sentiment!

Super Jen said...

Really pretty, Nerina. I love the shade of green you chose as it complements the pretty yellow flowers perfectly. They are colored wo nicely and I love the dimension you gave them.

Aimes said...

Stunning! I'm in green Heaven with this beauty! Your polka dot leaves are so fun and your colouring is fabby!
Hugs,
Aimes
x

Sharron said...

Beautiful card, Nerina! You always do a wonderful job with coloring and your roses are stunning! Love the plaid background and the silver embossing!

Cassi said...

beautiful!

Cammie said...

Love those beautiful yellow roses popping on the plaid green background! The silver embossed sentiment is a an elegant touch.

Deborah Frings said...

Absolutely stunning! Love the plaid background, dotty leaves and beautiful roses!

Jeanne J said...

Such a beautiful card! The coloring / shading on your roses is beautiful and your background stamping is perfection.

Julee (Vervegirl) said...

Just beautiful! Love how those flowers pop.

Deirdre said...

Stunning - love what you created.

Claire Brennan said...

Nerina, this is incredible, such strength of colour and fabby design!! Love this!! Thank you so much for playing along with our blog party!!

Cyndie said...

I just returned from out of town and am catching up on the blog party cards. Yours is absolutely awesome! I love the plaid background (I have that set but keep forgetting to use it!)--love the subtle coloring of the background. And as for the flowers--they are just breathtaking! You have great coloring skills!

jules said...

wow what stunning cards you make!! i found you on Pinterest, im following you now.Thanks for the inspiration!

Purrfect Paper Creations said...

Beautiful card Nerina, I just love the roses!

Sorry this is so late, sick kids last week!

Chris L.

Geny said...

Oh this is so beautiful! I love the brightly colored roses combined with that perfect green!!

Patricia Folchert said...

Wow what a beautiful card! I found you via the Moxie Blog Roll. Have a great day!

Elizabeth Allan said...

Hello and Happy Friday Nerina! Looking forward to more of your beautiful cards!