Hello friends! Today is the “special day” of our really fun and festive Collaboration Blog Hop! Hope you will be joining along with us for lots of inspiration and prizes! Woohoo!
This blog hop starts TODAY and ends December 18th! Winners announced Dec 20th!
**If you came from Maria’s Blog Post, you’re in the right place! If you are starting from here or somewhere else, please go to the MAIN BLOG page to begin!**
If you need some ‘Happy Holiday’ inspiration, then this blog hop is for you! Let us help you with some wonderful Christmas themed inspiration from two amazing companies! The digital stamps at Paper Nest Dolls and Digi Doodle Studios are PERFECT for those last minute projects and gifts because there’s NO shipping involved! – order, download, print and create!
Digi Doodle Studios and Paper Nest Dolls have teamed up for the FIRST time to present to you a fabulous Holiday Hop! Please be sure to stop by each blog and subscribe!
Collaborations are a great way to see incredible projects from two different design teams and get your creativity mojo going. Hop along for new ideas on how to combine our two companies’ darling stamps. There are GIVEAWAYS, SALES, and a CHALLENGE too!
BLOG HOP & GIVEAWAYS:
Hop to each blog and see how our Design Teams combined Digi Doodle Studios and Paper Nest Dolls digital stamps on their cards. Be sure to make a UNIQUE comment on each stop along the hop for your chance to win one of the following prizes:
- Grand Prize Winner will recieve: $50 Prize Pack that includes $25 worth of Stamps, Paper Pads and Goodies from Paper Nest Dolls & a $25 Gift Certificate to Digi Doodle Studios
- TWO Blog Hop Winners will receive: 2 Digi Doodle Studios digital Stamps & 2 Paper Nest Dolls digital Stamps of choice
Commenting will be open from December 10th- December 18th. Winners announced on December 20th.
- Paper Nest Dolls is offering 25% off ALL Rubber Stamps and ALL Digi Stamps (December 10th-18th Use Code: dolls25)
- Digi Doodle Studios is offering 25% off the ENTIRE Store! (December 10th-18th Use Code: DDSHLDYHOP19)
We want to see how you COMBINE the Digi Doodle Studios and Paper Nest Dolls images too! So please be sure to join and share your projects with us here:
- Join the Paper Nest Dolls Inspiration Facebook Page HERE
- Join the Digi Doodle Studios Digi Stamps Facebook Page HERE
Enter your card into the “DDS PND Crafty Friends” Albums in each group page. You can enter your cards in both albums so you will have two chances to win! Each Company Facebook Group will have a WINNER! So twice the chance to win!
Challenge Winner Prizes: 1 DDS and 1 PND Digital Stamp of your choice.
Entries will be accepted through December 18th and winner will be announced on December 20th.
MY HOLIDAY HOP PROJECT:
I am on the Digi Doodle Studios Design team and here is my interpretation of combining each companies’ images together to come up with this fun snow scene for the Holidays:
For my card here I have taken the Digi Doodle Studios Penguin Wobbles Special Delivery digital stamp along with the Paper Nest Dolls Holiday Friends digital stamp and printed them out over a piece of Copic Blending Card. I’ve colored them up and fussy cut them out for my scene here.
To create the scene, I’ve used some blue cardstock for the background and splattered some watered down gesso over it and then used a die cut to create the fun frame within it. I layered it over a piece of gold cardstock so it shows through. I also die cut some snowy hills with white glitter cardstock and some pine trees with green cardstock.
I arranged them over my blue cardstock panel and created the scene. I popped up the front layer of snow hill along with the penguin image with foam tape. I covered this snow hill layer with some texture snow paste…it’s so glittery!! I also added some more glittery details here and there on the images too.
I white heat embossed the sentiment and placed a peppermint candy embellishment next to it and attached the strip over the blue background. I then mounted this entire scene layer over some fun and festive foiled striped papers and then onto another blue piece which was then mounted over a top folding white 5.5″ square card base.
Here’s a bit of a closer look at the images and how I’ve colored them up with Copic markers. You can see that I’ve used my white gel pen for details on the bow in the present along with the shinny look on the candy cane and the cheeks of all the images. I’ve added a few dots on the deer’s back tail too.
I’ve used a gold gel pen to color in the sleigh runner, the band around the gift sack, the “lettering and dots” on the penguin’s sign as well as the bells the little girl is holding. I used a red gel pen to color in the little deer’s nose. I’ve used a green gel pen to create “dots” on the penguin’s present and the deer’s bow.
I’ve also added some glitter to the heart candies and the girl’s outfit trim.
You can also see just how puffy and dimensional that snow is too! I got it from Brutus Monroe. It’s really glittery and was so fun to add to the scene! It looks like they’re gearing up to deliver some presents and the cute little Mr. Penguin Wobbles is all loaded and ready to go! LOL!
I really hope that you’ve enjoyed my card today and have been inspired with it in some way to get you into the festive Holiday spirit! I hope to be seeing your projects in one of the groups on Facebook too!
*I also hope that you’ve enjoyed this blog hop with us as well because this is the very last stop on the blog hop for you to complete! If you have just came to my blog or somewhere in the middle, please be sure to go back to the MAIN BLOG POST PAGE to ensure that you didn’t miss any blog stops along the way! You don’t want to miss out on a prize!
Thanks so much for stopping in today my friends! I look forward to seeing you soon! (I will be back soon to share another Digi Doodle Studios post with you!!)
- Stamping Sensations– Dec Anything Goes
- Love to Craft – LTCCB41 – Dec Anything Goes
- Lil Patch of Crafty Friends – Anything Goes
- Shopping Our Stash– Happy Holidays!
- Crafting By Designs – Dec Anything goes
- The Paper Funday – Dec Anything Goes with optional twist: Christmas Holiday
- Winter Wonderland – Anything Christmas Goes
34 thoughts on “DDS and PND Collaboration Blog Hop is Here!”
So pretty! Love the texture of the snow too.
Stunning card, Vicki. You created a great scene and I love your coloring.
Fabulous card and colouring love the vibrant colours and you combined the images perfectly
I LOVE your card! What a great scene and melding of two awesome digi stamp companies and their images!
Love this card, beautifully done and thanks for sharing
How beautiful, like how you combined all these images into a beautiful scene!
Fabulous creation Vicki! Love your vivid colors! So happy to be taking part in this hop with you and all the other amazing crafters!
What a gorgeous card and scene Vicki! I love images and they are colored beautifully, awesome snow too!!
Such a lovely card, I love all the elements, colors and textures. Thanks for sharing with us at The Paper Funday Challenges and best of luck in the draw! Donna – DT Member
Vicki, how wonderful this is! So detailed! Your coloring is masterful! And I just love all that faux snow! WOW!
Vicki your card is adorable! Such a cheerful festive card x
Amazing as always full of artistic details.x
The first thought in my head after seeing your card says “WOW, just wow” . . . you have put a LOT of time and love into your creation, Vicki, from the gold highlight behind that awesome blue sky, down to the tiniest of gel pen detailed touches. Of course, that doesn’t even begin to outline your amazing coloring, glitter and snow throughout. Perfect choice of image coordination, too. It just can’t get any more striking than this. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year, too!
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That is very sweet of you Lillian! Thank you so much for your kind words! Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you as well! Thanks for stopping in! 🙂
Such a sweet card! I love the striped paper you used as the background.
Gorgeous card Vicki, I love how you put the images all together and coloured them up beautifully, I love the thick fluffy snow and fabulouis scene you have created..wonderful.
Hi this is a gorgeous Christmas card. I love it. Thank you for joining us at Winter Wonderland Challenge Blog for the current challenge the theme is “Anything Christmas Goes” and the sponsor is Digital Delights. Hugs Jackie (DT)
Another spectacular scene. Wonderful dimension on the snow, and as always, love how you think outside the box with all the little extras, right down to the polka dots on the present and bow.
What a cute card! All the detail is amazing . Thank you for sharing.
oh my goodness, what a wonderful card you’ve created for this hop! Your coloring skills are top notch and you fussy cut with perfection too! This is just wonderful, a super cute and fun Christmas card, and I love it!
Your card is amazing!
Im happy to be part of this blog hop!
Beautiful card. Super coloring and color choices
Vicki this is super gorgeous! What a cute little scene you have created! Thanks for joining us with our Anything Goes challenge over at Stamping Sensations this month.
A sweet collection of images that you’ve coloured beautifully. Thank you for joining us in our ‘Anything Goes’ challenge at Stamping Sensations and good luck. Sandra x
This is amazing! I LOVE the framing and your colorings!!!!!!!!
Vicki your card is absolutely stunning!!! All of the detail and the gorgeous coloring!!! I love it!!!
Stunning scene! I just love the snow! Thanks for joining us and good luck with with your entry!
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends, Owner/Coordinator
Gorgeous scene- love the texture of your snow! Beautiful coloring!
Love the rich colours, the wonderful design and, of course, the darling images, which compliment each other beautifully! Love it all, Vicki! xx
Your card is just perfect Vicki. Love it! Happy to have been in this Hop with you Lisa J x
Absolutely Adorable , I love That Penguin , The colors are awesome , I definitely want some Copic markers , this card is very festive thanks for sharing
What an awesome scene you have created. I would hate to have to shovel all the “snow” you have used on your cards this season. LOL
Wow!!! Great card and great coloring. Thanks for joining the challenge at Love To Craft Challenge Blog. Dorlene DT LTCCB
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