Friday, July 26, 2013

Christmas in July Blog Hop... =)

Welcome to The Paper Nest Dolls' Christmas in July New Release Blog Hop!

Today the very talented and creative design team of The Paper Nest Dolls has put together this hop to share with you projects made using our 10 new holiday stamps!

Digital versions of these stamps regularly sell for $3.00 each, but from today through Tuesday July 30th you can get ALL 10 images for only $20 HERE in our shop!

Oh how I love Christmas..... my favourite holiday of the entire year...... so I was really excited about this blog hop. The image that I was asked to do was Santa Avery, you can find her here!

Copic Markers:
Skin: E000, E30, E31, R20
Hair: E50, E51, E53
Dress & Hat: R24, R29, R89
Bows: R39, R89 and Diamond Stickles
Boots & Belt: C3, C5, C7, C9
Belt Buckle: Diamond Stickles
Tray & Cookies: N1, N3, E41, E42, E43
Oven Mit: G24, G28
Trim: White Liquid Pearls

Supplies Used:
Paper: Gina K Kraft card stock in 5.5X5.5" square
Patterned Paper: MME Christmas
Embellishments: White ribbon and red rhinestones
Sentiment: Scrappy Mom's "Winter Wishes" stamp set.
Ink: Tim Holtz Distressing Ink in Walnut Stain and Signo Uniball white gel pen.

We couldn't host a blog hop without fun giveaways! One lucky winner will receive our entire set of new images, one lucky winner will receive a $25 gift certificate to our shop, and another lucky winner will receive the prize pack pictured below!

Christmas in July Prize Package!

Participants must comment on every stop of the hop and be a follower of our blog for a chance to win! We also encourage you to become a fan of our Facebook page!

Winners will be announced on Wednesday July 31st over at

You're next stop is Jasmina's blog. 

Here's the complete lineup:

Thanks so much for hopping with us! :)


  1. Just beautiful, you colored Santa Avery so perfectly, just so sweet!!

  2. She looks wonderful, Nikki! And I love your card!

  3. This is gorgeous. She has to be my favorite so far. I love the white pen you've used. Gotta get one. I usually use a snow marker but, I like the way yours looks.

  4. She is a really cute image, great card! ~Kelly

  5. I love, love, love your card. Love how you added liquid Pearls to accent the white and give it dimension. TFS.

  6. shes adorable nikki , love your card x hugs jane x

  7. adorable card - and I've never heard of liquid pearls - now it's on my must-have-can't-live-without list!

  8. she looks so festive with all of her cookies! fun card! :)

  9. She is so cute love love the coloring Nikki awesome card!
    Lori Ann.....xoxoxo

  10. Awwww....she even is wearing a precious little hot mitt!!! This is adorable!!
    <3 J

  11. She's such a sweetie Nikki and I love your whole card, love the stitching and the fluffy bits on the image. XOX Lucy

  12. Nikki, this just so cute. The little girl with her Santa outfit and how you used the liquid pearls! Thank you for sharing you awesome talent. I'm a fan!

  13. Love this card! Don't you love using the liquid pearls stuff to create the trim? Great job with the coloring too!

  14. This is SO cute, Nikki! I especially love how you used Liquid Pearls for the fluffy part on her dress. :)

  15. i love this image very nice coloring and texture love it

  16. Very cute --I like your use of liquid pearls for the trim.

  17. How cute! I love the Papers and white bow with this adorable image, the puff on her hat is a perfect addition:-)


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