Sunday 11 January 2009

High Hopes Challenge 13 - Dry Embossing

Woo Hoo.. it's Sunday and time for a new High Hopes challenge! This week Kimmie is asking us to use Dry Embossing on our cards. I just love my Cuttle Bug and the fun effect and texture you can add to cards. I used the dragon stamp "Ace" and he is such a cool dude! You can buy him in two different sizes. I am sending this card to Tina's Grandfather and if you haven't seen my earlier post about this.. please find it here. Don't forget that if you enter our challenge you have a chance to win some yummy HH stamps!

I received some awards yesterday from my lovely friends Karin and Agnes. Thank you so much for thinking of me!
Have a great Sunday and see you tomorrow.. I'm so excited as i'll be showing you my first DT cards and sneak peaks of the new releases for Pink Cat Studio.


Card details:
Stamps: High Hopes Ace Dragon and "It's all Good" sentiment
Ink: Momento & Versamagic Aegean Blue
Papers: SU Cardstock and Basic Grey Cupcake
Technique: Prismacolor Premier Pencils with Sansodor and paper stumps for blending. Image stamped on Concord card. Stickles.
Embellishments: Fibres
Equipment: Wizard, circle and scalloped circle nestabilities, Cuttle Bug and Tiny Bubbles embossing folder


Camilla said...

Wow!! Super cool card!:) And I love your header!
Hugs, Camilla.

DawnMarie said...

Hi Nikki, I think Tina's grandfather will love this card, 'Ace' is so comical, it should raise a smile for sure. DawnM.x

Marcea said...

Wow wow wow, this is stunning. Incredinle colouring and love that embossing!!!! Can't wait to see the sneaky peek tomorrow:o)

Jodi said...

Nikki! Wow! I'm first! lol
Anyway great card!! Super cute!!
I have something for you on my blog! =)
Congrats on the award! =)
Jodi =)

Donalda said...

Oh Nikki this is just adorable dear. I love your coloring, He is sure a cute one. Going to have to get my cuttlebug folders out for this challenge !!!

Renee said...

I love this dragon! You did such a great job coloring him...he's so vibrant! The whole card is terrific!

6 wacky women said...

Awesome card, Nikki.
Love how you colored him, great papers and embossing too!

Karen x

Cindy Haffner said...

Darling.Great Coloring.

Maria said...

What a cool looking dragon, Nikki!!! I love the colors! Awesome job on the coloring too!! love all the shading!!


Anonymous said...

Your card is marvellous Nikki!! It's the sweetest dragon I have ever seen and your colouring is fab!!
I love also Cuttlebug's effects!!
You will make Tina's Grandfather's day!! I will make a card for him next week.
Congrats Nikki for your awards, you worth them!!
Have a great Sunday,
Big hugs,

Karin said...

Goomorning dear,
another fabulous card.
Love the amazing coloured dragon. Matches the happy coloured papers perfectly.
It's still very cold overhere and we still have snow.
today we are going to the pub with my parents and my sister.
The girls are going ice-skating for the last time and after that they can play at a playground and we can have lots of beers (I'm on coca-cola, have to drive).
Looking forward in seeing your Pink Cat cards.

Big hugs,
xoxo Karin

sandra_w said...

Fabulous card, Nikki! I love this cool dragon...;)

Hugs, San

Anonymous said...

Brilliant! Love the High Hopes dragon images, and you've done a fab job with this one. I'm sure Tina's grandfather will love it!

Beth said...

Thsi is so cool! I love the image and your colouring is fab! Gorgeous glittery wings too! xx

Dawn Wheeler said...

Stunning card Nikki ,fantastic colouring ,brilliant as always ,hugs Dawnxx

angeljakki said...

awesome card, the colours and colouring is brilliant x x x

Emma said...

Fantasic card...loving the image and colours.
Emma x

Linanna DESIGNS said...

Congratulations on your awards hunny they are truly deserved, and what a gorgeous card you have made, its stunning. I love the dragon images, they are adorable, and you always colour them so perfectly. Will have to take a look at your tutorial when i get time.. Thank you for sharing hugs Linda x

Deb said...

fabulous card, I so love these dragons, the yarn is scrummy too!

Diane.W. said...

Gorgeous card Nikki!!! Luv these dragons :o)x

Gill said...

Stunning card, love the colours and of course Ace, who is just too cool, your colouring is perfect...I love it
hugs Gill x

Heike's Creativeplace said...

ahhhhhh, Nikki what a wonderful Card i'm enthusiastic. The colors and your coloring is brilliant as always....


Janna said...

Another beautiful card as always Nikki! I just love all the details you do, like adding the distressing on the sides of the images and sentiment tag!! I never think of anything like that! I guess that is why you are the best!!! THanks so much for the tutorial on the prisma color pencils. It was exactly what I was looking for!

Can't wait to see what you have in store for tomorrow's release!


Nikki said...

Fab card Nikki

Nicole Bailey said...

Oh Nikki you really are the queen of prismapencils. :O)
I use copics mostly now but I still love the look of prismas you just can't beat it
Super cute the paper and the colors.

Agnes van Hensbergen - agnesstampcards said...

Dear nikki, what a sweet dragon,it's here freezing cold and snow.We have ice skating a 15 km i don't no in miles.Sanne to.And the boys yesterday 45 km. Now i'm going to make a card for tine here grand father.
Big hugs to you and you're family.
Love Agnesxx

Mel said...

Stunning card, I always look forward to visiting your blog ~ Mel

Bev said...

Nikki this is fabulous sweetie - wow your colouring rocks!! Gorgeous papers and such a fab image too

hugs Bev x

Michelle said...

This is adorable, Nikki!! Tina's grandpa will love it!! Have a terrific Sunday!

ella bella said...

fabulous card love the image he is adorable
hope your having a lovely weekend
Tracy x

Jeanette said...

Fantastic card Nikki. I love the vibrant colors you have used! Hugs Jeanette

jacque4u2c said...

Stunning! The colors, the details - everything! AWESome!

Anja's weblog said...

What a fantastic card Nikki! Wow:))


ribenaruby said...

Beautiful, love the embossing folder used in this creation. Fab colouring and I'll take a look at the article. thanks for that.

Janette said...

terrific card Nikki! I really love how you added the fibers at the bottom- I don't tend to use them and should really try it.

Anonymous said...

Awesome card Nikki, I absolutely love this dragon...still haven't used mine yet :-O Your colouring is wonderful and the embossed panel is the finishing touch.
Hope you get time to use your airbrush system's great fun!
Have a good week.
Carole x

Anonymous said...

Super cute card Nikki, love the dragon and your colouring is perfect as always.


michele said...

Hi Nikki, Fab card I love these cute dragons you use! TY for the prisma tips! hugs mx

Debbie said...

Great card Nikki! Love the fabulous image and your beautiful colouring! Debbie x

Andrea, said...

Brilliant card Nikki, I love how you have coloured the dragon

Ila said...

I love this Gorgeous Card Nikki!! the coloring as always is Fabulous and I love how you have met the dry embossing challenge!!...can't wait to see your new creations for PCS! and your banner looks Wonderful!!...Hugs, Ila

Joey said...

Hi Nikki, this is gorgeous I love the bright cheery feel your card gives off. joey xxx

Chris said...

Fantastic card Nikki and your colouring is superb! I have this stamp too but haven't used it yet, you're inspiring me to ink it up. Love all the wonderful bright colours and the gorgeous fibre you used. Hugs, Chris x

bumblebee creations said...

Hi! Emily and I have finished our cards for Tinas grandpa. They will go out in the mail tomorrow. Emily is also going to enter hers in the crafty monkey challenge!! Thanks for the info!

Christine said...

Cuter than cute this card must I say! I think I need to get my hands on this cute dragon, he might come in handy around here!
Hugs Christine

Heidi said...

As always Nikki, your coloring is fabulous and just all the bright happiness of the card makes it fun. I love these fun whimsical cards, I hope you have lots of friends/kids to give them too- what a joy!


Jami said...

This is awesome - I love this little dragon - and your coloring is fab!! What fun little fibres!!
hugs, Jami

Kelly Schelske said...

Fabulous Nikki!! Frank will love it, so bright and cheery, colored awesome, fun, fun, fun!!

Hugs, Kelly

P.S. Kirsten skates better than I do LOL!!!

Anonymous said...

So beautiful !! I love the bright colors and your stamp ! So cute ! And your coloring is perfect as always !
Congratulations Nikki !
Big hugs.

Tina said...

Awww Nikki he's gorgeous, i have to say i love the dragons, they are scrummy, i love the bright colours you used in this one... absolutely perfect.. Big Big Hugs Tina xxx

P.S Hope you are finally over the flu...xx

Rach said...

fabulous Nikki, great colours and image. hugs rachxx

The Country Rose said...

Love the sentiment you used on this card! What a perfect sentiment for this cute, cute image!


Anonymous said...

Thanks for sharing yet another fab card.

Do you teach any classes on your prismacolor technique?

Kind regards, Anne