Tuesday, July 23, 2013

LOTV Christmas Blog Hop!.........


Hello!

Today  Lili of the Valley are holding a design team blog hop to celebrate the launch of their gorgeous new Christmas stamps
This is the first set in their 2013 Christmas collection and is an adorable mix of 16 cute characters which I think you are going to LOVE!

The stamps will be available to buy on the website from midday on Thursday July 25th (UK time) along with some fabulous new art pads and patterned papers

The LOTV design team are all joining in and you may have noticed that there is another new name on the list...
we’re all thrilled to welcome our new teamie, it’s the amazing Kathy!

I’m sure you know what to do by now lol  ...just ‘hop’ from one blog to another following the links and leave a comment on each card, hopefully we can give you lots of ideas and inspiration along the way for using the new images

There is a fabulous prize up for grabs on this hop, we don’t know where it is hidden so do make sure you that you visit and comment on every blog
We will let you know tomorrow evening which was the ‘lucky’ blog and a winner will be drawn at random from all the comments that were left on that blog

The prize is a full set of the new Christmas stamps...
that’s 16 rubber stamps, one each of all the new designs

Here's a list of all the blogs taking part, and remember that you will need to visit them all and leave a comment on each one to have the best chance of winning;


  
Here’s my card. 


This cutie pie is 'Penguin Presents'. He has been coloured with distress ink pads.
Ribbon, Charm, Bells, Lace, Red Berries - The Ribbon Girl
Paper - Maja
Sentiment - LOTV
I have added Inka Gold to my die cuts and the corrugated card has been painted with crackle paint and Inka Gold and stickles.


Your next stop is Lou! Remember if you get lost along the way start at the Ideas to Inspire to find the way!

Don’t forget to stop by the Ideas to Inspire blog tomorrow evening when you can find out who the lucky winner is of that great prize

Enjoy the hop…    and good luck!

love kim xxx






163 comments:

Jacqui's little piece of England said...

Oh my word this is gorgeous Kim great colouring and detailing
jacqui x

June said...

Super cute penguin! Stunning card full of beautiful details!
Hugs, June

Marianne's Craftroom said...

So cute and what a gorgeous colour combo, love it x

Chris said...

Hi Kim,
I just love the way you use colour on your cards. Love the little Penguin image, papers and all the other elements you have used.
Chris X

Debs said...

So gorgeous Kim - amazing colouring of the adorable image.
Can't wait for the new release - so many adorable images to choose from.

Thanks for a fun hop.
Debs xx

Danica said...

Interesting colour. Beautiful card and lovely Penguin images.
Hugs Danica

Mumfie said...

Oh my what a lovely card, love the stamp it's so cute.
Sharon xx

Vicky said...

Simply gorgeous...:o)

biggest of hugs Vicky xx

Ileana Artuffo said...

Wonderful!

carsondcat said...

I love penguins... and that's one cute penguin..

Christine Harrop said...

Really cute card. Christine

Marleen said...

Subliem ! Love it !

Jo said...

Oh wow, that's beautiful!
Hugs Jo x

Kelly Lloyd said...

Oh I love penguins, your card is amazing. The colour shades are amazing. Pretty embellishing too.
Hugs Kelly

CraftyNatalie said...

wow, lovely sepia/monochrome style colouring, so much detail to it. A beautiful, different style card

Sandra said...

WOW Kim this is absolutely stunning...such a cute image coloured to perfection...delicate colour scheme...perfect layout...and such amazing finishing touches...brilliant work as always...love your work Kim!

San x

Laura Love said...

Totally Love this image! Your colors are so pretty!

Crea Astrid said...

What a beautiful Christmas card. The stamp is so sute. Nice colouring.

Hugs, Astrid.

NGCARDS said...

Awww this is such a cute stamp, great card! xxx

Maryann Laursen said...

WOW more beauty here too. Gorgeous coloring hun and sooo beautiful put together.

crafty said...

Unusual colours, but i love them

seyha said...

So beautiful! I love the new stamps.
What a beautiful card.

Lorraine said...

This is gorgeous Kim. The design and colours look fab and I love the new stamp
Lorraine x

applejack cards by sue said...

This is just so lovely. Great image, beautifully coloured. There is so much to gaze at, I adore your embellishments.

Carol said...

Absolutely stunning as ever Kim! You already know how much I luv your creations and this one is no exception! Luving the hop. Lotsa luv, hugs xxxx

Ribbon Girl said...

Gorgeous! Beautifully designed card, Mary x

dieke said...

So great in almost black and white!
Lovely colors....
And the new stamps are so cute!.

Love, Dieke.

Gerrina said...

So subtile! Looks great! Greetings, Gerrina

Emz said...

The little Penguin is just so cute & your colouring makes him look even better x

Melanie Reid said...

Oh my, just love penguins, and this one just has to be in my collection. Love your card.

hotpotato said...

gorgeous card

Sammy said...

So cute! And love the "icy" feel of this card.

misteejay said...

Wow, super card and the colour scheme is fabulous.
Toni xx

Sue - said...

Lovely cool card especially when it is so hot at the moment.

Sue - bearhouse said...

WOW!! Stunning card. Definitely my favourite image. I love the colours and gorgeous detailing. Thank you for the inspiration.
Sue xx

Denise Goeldner said...

What a jolly little fellow love his yellow feet this card is beautiful hugs xx

Newtoga said...

Gorgeous penguin. Loving the new stamps, want them all :)

Purplecat 64 said...

Hi Kim,
Simply a cute card,
loving this image so so cool,
hugs
Heather & Bronwyn x x

Linda said...

Kim what a gorgeous monochromatic card - it's simply beautiful!

Karen Davies said...

Another card that made me smile!! So so cute and beautiful colours. Love the sparkly bits.

Karen x

Pollard Carole said...

Stunning just love your cards and this new stamp is so cute, roll on Thursday Love and Happy Crafting Carole x

Del said...

This looks so Christmassy. Love the little penguin, and the beautiful flower dies you've used xx

Miria said...

Stunning card, Kim! Thank you for the chance
hugs, Miria xx

Sazzle Dazzle said...

Another terribly cute card. Penguin image is so sweet and perfectly embellishments x

Carole said...

A very wintery card. Love the penguin.

Tine said...

A super-cute image & a fabulous card. Great embellies.
Tine :)

aileen (mum) said...

Beautiful card, just love these stamps

Jeannette said...

Ohhh how cute! A beautiful card with lovely details!

Hugs,
Jeannette

Laila Bianca said...

Simply fabulous!!!

jackiescrafts said...

What a cute card

Jackie x

Anke said...

So beautiful! I love the new stamps.
hugs Anke

Dena said...

Now isn't this a little stunner?! Super cute Kim!!! Amazing details! So glad you are here with us!!!
Hugs, Dena

Sabine said...

I love the new stamps!
Sabine

my craft cupboard said...

Kim this is simply stunning, I love the colours you have choosen :)

Julie said...

Gorgeous card, love the cute penguin.

margit salchner said...

such a loveley card great colours cute image TFS

Samantha Wright said...

fab card!

cuilliesocks said...

Absolutely wonderful, Kim, lovely sute image and the colours are magical, love the shades of silver and grey, fabulous design, Kate x

Zora said...

Wow tis gorguoes everything match perfeckly together. Lovely colored . So cute stamp

Brenda B said...

Aww, what a sweetie. Loving all these new stamps!

Hugs
Brenda B

Tracey T said...

This wee penguin is so cute! Can't wait for the release of these stamps on Thursday! Hugs, Tracey x

Annie said...

love this cute penguin image, so sweet! and you've made a gorgeous festive card with him.
hugs, anniex

Holly Gwilliams said...

This image is adorable Kim, and I love the colours you have used.

Holly x

Véro said...

Oh,the lovely Penguin!

Patricia Garcia said...

Beautiful card, love the colors!!

rian said...

what a nice card.
hugs rian

Jane said...

Wow this is a real beauty Kim, love your colours x

Sonia Wall said...

I love the icy feel to this card! Wow, and such a cute penguin x

kuya said...

Beautiful and absolutely elegant. I love your card :o)

Danielle Champagne said...

Ha!!!!!!!! your cards are always eye candies for me, I love the softness, the precious side of all your work. This cute image is adorable, your coloring brings life to it. AWESOME Kim. Have a nice day! Hugs.

Sheri said...

Cute but most of all your colors you used! WOW They blew me away! Great job

Iris said...

Wow your card is stunning like always Kim! This super cute image is colored to perfection. One of my favorites!

Hugs,
Iris

Sabrina said...

Just too cute!! I love how you colored this card!!

kanda said...

Fabulous card. Gorgous stamp, brilliant colours and super details xx

Loly Souza said...

To use the grays are so hard . Over the way you did it. And the image was perfect.

Tracy said...

Gorgeous card, love the monotone color scheme, and isn't the penguis adorable- always love penguins for winter cards! Have a great day.

Amanda said...

A lovely and sparkly card!

Mojca said...

Oh how cute! I love the pretty embellishment. hugs! Mojca

Bolilla Scrap said...

Wow, Wow, Wow! ... Triple Wow for your card! Simply Superb! PS What is it, what an icicle at the bottom right?
Valentina ;)

Teri said...

Too darn cute!!!!!! Love the way his little feet stand out!
Teri

lesley lawton said...

so adorable, both the penguin and the card, I love it! love Lesley xx

Kirsty-Anne Duckworth said...

Hi Just adore this penguin ...I love the beautiful flowers too..really inspired..Thank you ;0)

Kyle4143 said...

The present balancing penguin is adorable. I love the soft feel to the card.

lis-m said...

totally adorable... i will be NEEDING them all
thanks for sharing
hugs xx

Craftychris said...

ooh how cute! Your card is gorgeous, I love the frosty colouring - so cool! xx

Carol S. said...

Hi KIm, gorgeous card and a very cute image. Love the design and the colour choice. Hugs, Carol S.xx

Clair Hughes said...

Gotta love penguins. Beautiful card.
Clair xxx

Niki Estes said...

Kim, this is so cute! I love the soft colors and adorable image!

Amy said...

Awww...love how you kept this new stamp to all silver tones.

amanda stokes said...

Stunning card :)

Sue Nicholson said...

Beautiful card and embellishments, one of my favs, good luck with the launch of the new range. Cheers Sue N x

Arty said...

I love the monochromatic look on this card! The little pop of colour on the penguin really brings him to focus! Love it!

Karin Bertsche said...

Love this stamp! It's so cute! Beautiful colours!

Karin / sharona82

Jane said...

Another fabulous release, I NEED them all. Thanks for the chance Kim. Jane x

Janet Wilson said...

Another cute card

karen wood said...

Hi Kim, Your card looks so chilly & icy cool love the little penguin with parcels image. Thank you Karen x

Maria :) said...

that card and the penguin is sooooooo cute

Wendy L said...

Love it, love the silver theme through it all, image gorgeous too, xxx

Kathy Rogers said...

EEEk I love penguins, he is soo cute

Jane said...

Aw he is soooooo cute!

Stamping Bubble said...

Lovely card. Think this image is a must have too.
Lesley

Donna said...

Oh, I love this card Kim.
The detail is gorgeous as is the new stamp.

Hugs
Donna x

Cindy said...

Cute stamp & card!

Kate T said...

An adorable card, that stamp is too cute !
Kate x

Minnamanna said...

Simply gorgeous!
Love your color choices and coloring.

rachel said...

Fabulous card - lovely xx

Darla said...

Love, love, love the colour palette you used. Kinda old fashioned with a modern look.

Pink-Crafty-Devil said...

Oh wow this is beautiful I love the monochromatic look you have going on with them bright yellow feet, makes that image really stand out. I really like the combination and papers that you have used and the embellishments really work very well with the image
Thanks so much for sharing
Hugs
Kelly
xxx

Scatty Kath said...

Very pretty. I can almost feel the iciness!

patty said...

absulutly cutie pingu and your card a+, love patty

Lynn Hardy said...

This cut little penguin is just crying out to be coloured with my Copics!

KathR said...

Love the colour combo of this card, it's gorgeous...

Carla S. said...

Wonderful card, Kim! Love the icy colors and sparkle! Darling image!

Heike's Creativeplace said...

Your card is so beautiful! I love the new stamps.

Hugs Heike

mandy said...

Beautiful card Kim I love the penguin he is adorable and your coloring is stunning I love his yellow feet really draws your eye in to focus on him :)

Hugs Mandy xxx

Elizabeth S said...

I need this stamp, gorgeous card, TFS Lizzie

Sandra H said...

So beautiful and l like that you haven't added too much colour to this adorable image and your layout is lovely too another of these amazing stamps l;m so keen to work with xx

Katie Stringer said...

So cute love the colours used x

GinaA said...

I love the way you have made the 'happy feet' the centre of attention. FAB card.

Tanya said...

Beautiful card Kim, I love the soft colours and that image is soooo cute, I love penguins! Loving the bits of sparkle too :)

Tanya xx

Irene Watson said...

this is wonderful! the colouring really sets of the stamp lovely! he's so cute! x

Eli Kvinge said...

Love your card ;)

Kat W said...

Wow, the colour scheme here is just stunning and I think this new stamp is my favourite so far! The card looks so festive with the touches of glitter and gold :-)

Hugs, Kat x

Annette said...

Yup, I'm gonna need this image too!! What are you girls doing to me!! LOL
Gorgeous creation, but I do have a bit of a soft spot for penguins. They're just so cute.
Hugs
Annette
xx

Lillian Child said...

LOVE the shine on those leaves ... absolutely stunning creativity!

Timjan & Akleja said...

Oh my this is really wonderful!! Lovely colours and great colouring of that cute stamp!

brenda said...

Such a cute image and gorgeous colouring as usual x

GinaA said...

A super card, love the colours.

Lesley said...

Stunning card, I love the subtle colouring. I want to pick up a penguin!

Maria said...

Beautiful! Love the monochromatic scheme with the pop of yellow!

Natasha said...

Absolutely gorgeous card sweetie. Loving these new stamps. Hugs xNx

Eve said...

WOW! Kim this is very unique and different - love it!
I think that the silvery tones make it feel very Christmassy.
Your colouring is superb.

Chris W said...

A beautiful card design and I love this penguin stamp!

Patty said...

WOW!! Love this adorable image..first time I've seen it on this hop!! Love how you made such a beautiful creation with a monochromatic color scheme!!

Jody said...

Qu'elle est magnifique cette carte toute en givre. Merci de ce beau partage.

Inky Angel said...

Love your shabby and monochromatic style. Gorgeous details as always.

CraftinGranny said...

You outdid yourself Kim with this gorgeous monochromatic card. The details are stunning and the embellishments so beautifully placed. I love the grays and silver together. "Hugs"

Denise Bryant said...

Darling card with lots of great embellishments! Love that cute stamp!

May So said...

how cute is the card & penguin!

Ea Christiansen said...

What a stunningly cute card. Love the color-combo and the details with the little snowflake and bells.
Hugz
Ea

Hilde Larsen said...

wheee! love the new penguins and your shiny sweet card :)

CRAZYCRAFTSHED said...

Gorgeous and beautiful card Kim love the new stamp and fabulous colour's and design
Hugs Dianne xx :)

Brodders said...

This made me smile x

Nannieflash said...

Hi Kim, oh I love that penquin hes so cute, and your card design is just stunning as always. hugs Shirleyxx

Claveh said...

Kim, I love him. Great card! xxx

Sandra said...

I love him!
Gorgeous card x

Muhriel said...

It's always stunning to see how much colouring can change in a stamped motif... Well done!
Regards, Britta

Pauline C said...

Adorable image Kim and love the cool colour scheme
Pauline x

Debbie said...

Adorable.Love it.Hugs x

victoria bougen said...

Absolutely love the colouring and designed for this card, this image is sooo cute love it :)

Valentina said...

This card is so adorable, love it! Thanks for sharing.

Lynsey McGreavey said...

Oooooh... actually looks chilly! Love it! I can't wait for this release! Lyns xx

Laura said...

I always look so forward to the Christmas release. All of the stamps are beautiful and everyone's project is so inspiring. I just adore your Penguin Presents card!

Laura C.

kotkotin said...

HOP
I love Your card and
I LOVE LOTV STAMPS.
TAINA

kreative basteltante said...

Beautiful Christmas card! I love the new stamps.
Hugs Manuela

Samantha said...

aaaaw!! Now this has got to be my favourite. Just {love} this penguin!

Kat said...

Gorgeous Kim. Love that sweet penguin and all the lovely embellishments.

Kat xx

Mrs. GraceWorks said...

That is absolutely my favorite image!!! SO sweet!!

Bev Chapman said...

the penguin is so sweet. Love the colors.

KraftyKim said...

This is sooo lovely - loving all the silver and white.

Julie Kitchener said...

Oh Kim truly gorgeous!!! iv'e ordered that stamp but i am sure it will never looks as fab as yours!!!!

Kelly Bradshaw said...

love

Nathalie said...

Bonjour KIm

which distress ink did you use ?

Merci beaucoup
nath