Friday, December 04, 2009

The Character Cafe – 12 HOPS of Christmas! On the 6th hop of Christmas T C C gave to me... 6 Blank Cards and Envelopes


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WELCOME to The Character Cafe’s 12 Hops of Christmas Blog Hop!  This is going to be one FABULOUS blog hop with tons of GREAT images and a TO-DIE-FOR giveaway!!  This is certainly one you WILL NOT want to miss!




The details of my project:

  • Image – Cupcake Rosebud by The Character Cafe
  • Copics - V15, V17, RV00, E13, E39, RV34, R37, R29, B12, C3, C1, YG03
  • Patterned Paper – American Crafts “Rain Boots” and “Butterfly”
  • Ribbon & button – from my stash
  • Diamond Glaze
  • Poly Pellets

I did an A2 sized card, scored as usual and then scored again at 2.75” to get the mountain & valley folds.  I colored my images with Copics (see above for list of colors).  I colored the balloons on another image, cut them out and popped them up slightly with thick glue dots.  I glazed over the cherry & the balloons with Diamond Glaze to get the shine. 


The order of the hop, in case you get lost along the way: 

  1. Start - The Character Cafe 
  2. Deanne - Fairy Magik       "On the 1st hop of Christmas T C C gave to me... 1 Copic Airbrush System"
  3. Diane - Snowboarder Ryan "On the 2nd hop of Christmas T C C gave to me... 2 Copic Sketch Markers"
  4. Angie C. C - The Serenade "On the 3rd hop of Christmas T C C gave to me... 3 Jingle Bells"
  5. Kendra & Kelly- Jacob Santa "On the 4th hop of Christmas T C C gave to me... 4 feet of hemp"
  6. Rachel - Poinsetta "On the 5th hop of Christmas T C C gave to me... 5 Bits of Bling"
  7. Billie - Cupcake Rosebud "On the 6th hop of Christmas T C C gave to me... 6 Blank Cards and Envelopes"
  8. Piali - FaLaLaLa Trio "On the 7th hop of Christmas T C C gave to me... 7 fancy flowers"
  9. Lola - Angel Emmeline "On the 8th hop of Christmas T C C gave to me... 8 yards of ribbon"
  10. The Character Cafe - Monster Gift "On the 9th hop of Christmas T C C gave to me... 9 beautiful brads"
  11. Heather - Angel Starr "On the 10th hop of Christmas T C C gave to me... 10 bright buttons"
  12. Sara - Turtle Love "On the 11th hop of Christmas T C C gave to me... 11 sheets of DP"
  13. Fink - Miss Priss "On the 12th hop of Christmas T C C gave to me... 12 Cafe Digis"
  14. The Character Cafe Blog


In order for you to qualify to win:

  • you MUST comment on all the blogs along the way
  • let us know your fav image at the end (on TCC blog).
  • Post about our hop/blog candy on another blog/forum and receive an extra 5 ballots!
  • Become a follower and get an extra 2 ballots!
  • If you are already a follower, let us know and you’ll get an additional 2 ballets as well.
  • If you refer someone and tell us, we'll add another ballot for you in the mix (per referral). 
  • Each DT member will pick someone to win the image they worked with.

This gives you 8+ chances for the grand prize and 12 chances for a free digi, plus a free digi for playing along.

If we get more than 50 players, we'll also give someone else 1/2 the new releases, more than 100 players and the other 1/2 of the new releases to someone.  The more players, the more prizes!




GOOD LUCK to everyone!  I hope you all win something FABULOUS!!!



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Ruthie said...

Aw this is so cute - and I really like theway you have offset the image on the easel card - shows how uncreative I am that i didnt think of doing this!

Heather Schlatter said...


This is totally cool I think it is one of my favorite New Release projects you have made for TCC I really love all the colors and that image is adorable great job on the hop!!!!


Sheng said...

Ahhh hahaha!! She is so fab and adorable. The coloring is amazing. Well done.

PS-Can't find Deanne's Hop post??? :(

Loz (Aus) said...

He he, she's stragely adorable!! Thanks for the chance to win x

Diane (djuseless) said...

Billie what a great birthday card! I love how you colored her too!

iluvmybugs said...

Cupcake Rosebud is so how you colored her and all the details...great job!!!

I'm already one of your followers!

Happy Holidays!

craftykitten said...

Hi Billie,
Adorable card and clever take on the easel card.
Such a sweet image. Am already a follower of your blog.
Dawn xx

Angie Cortes said...

Awww...This is just too CUTE Billie!! I love the colors and the DSP is soo perfect! Awesome Job :)

Kendra said...

Billie, I think this is one of my favs by you... LOVE your creative easel layout and your colouring ROCKS! Fantastic card :)

Piali said...

cute, cute ,super cute!!! love it..very pretty little one...great coloring. Easel cards are absolute favorite ones.

Rachel said...

hahahah i just LOVE this little cutie!!! you did a wonderful job with her Billie. Those colors are perfect, Gorgeous birthday card!!

Kelly said...

WOW!!! Billie you did an amazing job with your colouring.
It's funny how you and Angie both coloured the Chibi's green. Love the easel card and the colours you chose!!

Loretta said...

This image is cute I must say

Fink said...

This is why they gave it you!!! You so rocked this image! What an awesome job you did. I love the glaze of the balloons!

Dragonlady said...

Hi Billie,

Crazy chick!!

Hugs Ali x

Kim said...

I am really loving this card! Rosebud is so dang adorable!

craft_princess said...

Great job on this card!

rstuck2003 said...

Absolutely adorable! I just started following your blog, don't know why I didn't do it sooner! LOL


Heather said...

Isn't she adorable! Fabulous card Billie!!!!!

paperpapier said...

this is cute!

Alicia said...

What an adorable set! Great Work *Hugs*

helen said...

she is so cute and ugly, how is that possible? but she has character!

Rosie said...

Hi: This is so unusual, maybe ugly and my grandchildren would really love this card. Thx for sharing.

Allison said...

Beautiful colors. Luv the paper and the image is strangely cute!

Connie Fussell said...

This image is sooooo ugly that it is cute.

Sara said...

Super cute, she is adorable! Love all the fun colors!

poochietoo said...

what a cute card.

DesertBuni said...

Ohhhh, How sweet! Love the coloring...Love your card!

Maddy Nupp McDonald said...

OMG Billie, thank you so so much for the wonderful job you did with this chibi. I feel so honored that you put so much love and care into the card. You did a wonderful job! xoxo Maddy

Bleubeard and Elizabeth said...

Nice coloring and details on this card.

de said...

Amazing! I love what you did with this cute image!!!

kandistar said...

Wow i have looked at some of your creations, besides the one for this blog hop and your work is great! Love this image it is so versatile, and it looks great with the easel card design, I have yet to make one of those! *Candace*


great blog- great hop- lovely cards!! thanks!!

Margaret said...

How cute - love the easel effect of the card!

Cassie_lu said...

cute card

Cassie_lu said...

cute card

Cheryl said...

Cute card.