Monday, January 10, 2011

A New Nellie

I'm started to love Digi's instant downloads and in this case the new girls. I think they're gorgeous but when you reduce the size you're compacting the shadows making them darker and I'm not sure if they like being 3d.
This is Faith and she seems to be a bit sad so I instantly felt the card should be a Thinking of you and in my craftroom I also thought the card shouldn't be cluttered but seeing it here now it looks a bit plain.
The sketch is from Sketch Saturday and the papers are a download from Sweet Shoppe Designs.
I stepped on the scales today, not pleasant, so it's carrots and lettuce till Easter, yuck.

70 comments:

Mandy said...

Hi Debby,
Love the image and yes she does look sad,love the colours and layout you've used...I'm with you the scales have done me no favours,think they may be lying so will get a second opinion at Mum's..lol..
Mandy xx

Christina said...

That is a stunning card Debby!
Hugs Kristel

Karen said...

Totally stunning !

Love Karen x

Christa said...

She looks lovely , allthough she is a bit sad. Nice card. My scale is allso lying to me....it can't be that many !! Diet for me aswell. Love from Holland , Christa.

Julie said...

Beautiful card, Debbie!! I think she looks more wistful than sad! Love your layering and gorgeous papers. Juliexx

Marja Rolfes said...

Wow, I love this "new Nellie" . I like the card, yes it's a bit plain, but I know that you wanted it to fit with the sentiment....
Maybe a few small swirls under the flowers? I don't know, I would'nt make this card to busy too......
Have a good day!!
Hugs
Marja

Debs said...

Hi Debby
Gorgeous card - definitely not too plain at all!!
I know the feeling re: stepping on the scales lol!!!
Have a fab day
Debs xx

Lisa said...

Hi Debby, Gorgeous card! Such a beautiful image and pretty colours. I think your card has just the right amount of embellishments ... not plain at all :-)

Lisa x

Lil Daffodil said...

Hi Debby,
Beautiful design papers and colours. I love the layering and for me the 3D image works. I think she is gorgeous.
Hugs,
Fiona x

Susie said...

Nope, definitely NOT too plain - beautiful!!

Squirrel x said...

Oh Debby, this is not plain at all hun! Great use of the digi image, and such gorgeous papers. Beautiful hun. Hugs, Sxx

Edith said...

Wow, Debby, this is so sweet! Your coloring is stunning, great job, girl!
Have a nice weak!
Edith

Andrea said...

Hi Debby,
I've been ill, the flu
so i've missed a lot of your gorgeous cards and messages
I shall read them today
this card is gorgeous as always, it's a real girly card, with all the pink. love it
hugs andrea

pinky said...

Not plain at all Debby, just perfect. She is sad and certainly suited to3d and thinking of you. The cat was probably sitting on the back of the scale so its not as bad as you thought lol

Nina said...

OMG, what a beautiful image ♥ Wonderful colouring and great colours!

Have a nice day :)
Hugs from Nina.

Alex said...

Wonderful card Debby!
Hugs, Alex

shaz earl said...

Great card Debby i think you have it just right for a thinking of you card, i'm back on my diet as from today too :O( x

denny said...

morning debby loverly card arent these simply adorables just absoluterly gorjuss ive had the 4 down loads my self and made a card wich i shall put on today love the lay out and colours hugs denny xxxxxxxxxx

Fleur said...

Debby, it's perfect. She's rally pretty
Hugz fleur xXx

aqualeiga said...

Debby, I think your card is PERFECT! All too often I feel people can go a bit too mad with the 'bling' and the card becomes too cluttered. I love your card ;)

Hugs and smiles from Ali x

(PS) I know what you mean about the scales.....don't know if DH has just been kind and hidden them, but we can't find ours anywhere!!! Lol!

D K Crafts said...

Hi Debby. Beautiful card. Love the pink and white. Image is gorgeous. Fell in love with these when they were first shown but was disappointed that you could only get the full image in digi and I haven't got the hang of that yet. Donna

helene said...

very beazutiful card...
congratulations....
Hugs
Helene from France

Trudy said...

Just love this card. Great colours and fab image.
Hugs Trudy

Doreen said...

This is gorgeous Debby,I don't think it is plain at all I love the colours too.xxx

Jayne Hayward said...

Oh wow this is absolutely stunning! I have this download myself but yet to play! You have done a lovely job with the colours used and the dp.

Jayne xx

nnalorac said...

Gorgeous card Debby. These images are adorable, I bought Faith at the weekend, haven't found time to use her yet. Carolxx

Anne said...

Beautiful Debby. Hugs x

Melodie said...

The image is so cute, I love your beautiful card.
Hugs
Melodie

chrissy xx said...

Great card. LOve the colours.
Chrissyxx.
p.s. I like my scales at the moment lol. There broke!!!!! Will have to buy some more.

Marina said...

Your card is beautiful!
I love that adorable girl and the papers.

Hugs,
Marina

cats whiskers said...

Morning Debbie thisis just stunning hun, love the colours and the colouring
Hugs Jac xx

Anne said...

This is so beautiful, yes she looks a bit sad, maybe she's been on the scales too lol! Me too with the weight!!!

Anne
x

Juls said...

she is adorable! Love the beautiful soft pink colours! Hugs Juls

heidy said...

Oh I think it's gorgeous,not to plain ,just purfect
Hugs Heidy

Keep It Sweet and Simple said...

Gorgeous card Debby - yes, she does look a little sad doesn't she - perfect for this card though.
I avoided the scales this morning, but I can't keep putting it off... so I will be joining you on the rabbit food!!
Caroline xxx

Donalda said...

This is just beautiful dear. These images I so love with all the shading. They are so much fun to work with. Gorgeous dear

Uschi said...

Sehr schöne Farben und ein entzückendes Motiv! Gefällt mir sehr gut!

Liebe Grüße
Uschi

Faye said...

Morning, I don't think this is plain at all, it's really pretty. xx

Anonymous said...

What a lovely card Debby! Beautiful colors and yummy papers! This image is darling! So sweet! Have a great day! hugs, Angela

Anita said...

Lovely card!
I've hidden my scale, I don't wanna know ;)
xoxo Anita

Anonymous said...

Oh my word, I just LOVE this image! Of course your coloring makes it brilliant!! :) TFS! HUGs

coby said...

Gorgeous card she looks soooooooo sweet .

Greetz coby

Stamps and Paper said...

Love this image Debby and you made a beautiful card with her.

Anne

Nannieflash said...

Hi Debby, what a clever idea to paper piece this digi image, it looks gorgeous and i love the papers youve used, its so pretty. With love and hugs Shirleyxxxx

aardvarkpest said...

Lovely card. I agree she does look a little sad or deep in thought. Love the colours and the embossing

Anne-Marije said...

What a wonderful and elegant card! I really love it...
xxx Anne-Marije

Sinikka said...

Hi Debby, the Image is really sweet. Love the cuttlebug background. Perfect!!
Carrots till Easter????Good luck
Hugs Sinikka

Chrissie said...

A gorgeous image Debby (I had to buy 2 of these cuties today!)
I don't think the card looks plain at all, just really pretty.
I daren't even stand on the scales atm!!!!

Archies Mum said...

Beautiful. These images are gorgeous. Love the papers you've chosen

Sally said...

Hi Debbie, love your card. Great image even if she does look sad....maybe she just stepped on the scales too!!! pesky scales.... Yep i think we are all with you on the diet or atleast have good intentions. I have started swimming again after many many years....the worst bit was plucking up the courage to get the swimming costume on!
Hugs Sally xxx

coops said...

gorgeous card debby,the image is beautiful and fab colours :D

xx coops xx

Julie said...

Your card is lovely Debby and not plain at all.

Beryl said...

Funny you've used tghis image - I've just been browsing at Sugar Nellie a few minutes ago deciding which ones I NEED. This was one of them and now I've seen her used and coloured(beautifully) I'll add her to my wish list. Beautiful card.
Beryl xx

Cazza said...

Awww Debby your card is really pretty hon! I love the papers you've used and personally I think a 'Thinking of You' card should be uncluttered so yours is absolutely perfect :o)
Thanks for joining in the fun with us over at Sketch Saturday.
Hugs,
Cazza
xxx

Marian said...

Prachtige kaart
Groetjs

Sarah said...

I think the card looks great Debby! Love the colours and the embossed panel.
Sarah xx :0)

Jodi said...

So sweet! Love the embossed background and pretty flowers!!
Hugs
Jodi =)

Beth aka BR-T said...

Debby this is not plain I swear it is so wonderful I love her layered on the textured backdrop!Beth

Liz's creative corner said...

Hi debbie, sad but still gorgeous, love your card!,
I'm also cutting down, it's yuk isn't it? doesn't help when we out for a meal at weekend well you can't ask for a lettuce leaf can you? lol, hugs Liz xx

Unknown said...

It's a sweetheart Debbie, you have nice colors.

Hugs Suze xx

coldwaters2 said...

Hi Debby this is absolutely superb that image is gorgeous so beautifully coloured, I bought four of these as soon as I saw them so I am looking for inspiration which I have got thank you.
Hugs
Lorraine x

Craftdee said...

I'll join the chorus: Definitely NOT too plain, uncluttered and elegant. The image is great, I think the shadows work really well. Your colours/papers look great - all round lovely card! TFS, Dee

Sandra1968 said...

A gorgeous card!

Michele Roos said...

Such a gorgeous card Debby. Love the image you've used and the colours also. Hugs Michele x

melsanford said...

Lovely card - your colouring is fab and I love those papers! Love 'n' hugs, Mel xx

Tracey said...

This is soo pretty Debby, I love that image :)

Hugs
Tracey
xx

Grenouille Greetings said...

Gorgeous! Hugs, Lesley

Leonie said...

Very nice card! Love this cute image!

Thanks for joining us at Sketch Saturday!

Leonie xx

Kaz said...

Not plain at all, this is fab! I love the decoupage layers.
Kaz xx

Kaz said...

Not plain at all, this is fab! I love the decoupage layers.
Kaz xx