Nest-ling in

New Beginnings is the  theme at Digi Doodle Shop Challenges this week.Please take a look at the challenge blog for details on how to play along and be in the chance to win a $10 Gift Certificate to spend at Digi Doodle Shop.Don’t forget to check out the wonderful DT work while you’re there.

This challenge is pretty apt as there are lots of NEW things happening at Digi Doodle Shop too!

First off Digi Doodle Shop is now offering :

For more details click here.

And a brand new 99¢ Digi Deals category has been added.These images will only be around ’til March 1st 2012.So go grab ’em while they’re there!

There are a total of EIGHT new digi stamps in store also.

For my card I’ve used Birds Nest from Digi Doodle Shop.Although I’ve used it for a New Home card it could be applied to many different occasions.It’s been coloured with pastel pencils for a soft look and I allowed it to flow over the edge of the die cut.I chose papers that had a wallpaper feel to them and added a key charm to tie in with the theme too.The felt flowers topped with buttons also reflect the softness of the image and give a home furnishings touch.

Supplies :  
Image : Birds Nest from Digi Doodle Shop
Sentiment : From a box of stamps I bought years ago when I first started stamping
Mediums : Koh-I-Nor Gioconda Soft Pastel Pencils,Winsor & Newton Artist’s Fixative, Summer Sky Memento Dew Drop Ink Pad
Papers & Card : DP form stash,Core’dinations Roy G. Biv Cardstock Pad
Tools : X-cut guillotine, Martha Stewart Scallop Edger Punch,Nestabilities Labels 3,Nellie’s Multi Frame Dies Ovals 2,Flower dies from Marianne Creatables Rectangle Frame Set,Big Shot
Embellishments : Dovecraft Metallic Brads,Felt from eBay,Woodware Primary Colours Buttons,Elastic thread from The Works,Key Charm from stash

Some challenges this is for :

Heart Song Inspirations :  Anything Goes
Incy Wincy Designs :  Anything Goes
Stamps R Us : “What you got for Christmas” or Anything Goes 
The Pink Elephant : Anything Goes
Truly Madly Crafty Challenges  : Anything Goes
One Stitch At A Time : Use a Digi
Pile It On : Anything Goes
Sentimental Sundays : Anything Goes
Allsorts : New Beginnings
Di’s Digis Designs : Something New
By the Cute & Girly : New Beginnings
Cupcake Craftroom : Anything Goes
Paper Take Weekly :  Anything Goes with the option of New Theme
Partytime Tuesdays : Anything Goes
Sassy Cheryl’s : New Beginnings
Top Tip Tuesday : Anything Goes
Tuesday Throwdown : Shiny New Year (Use something Shiny on Your Creation)
Inky Impressions : Anything Goes
My Mum’s Craft Shop : Something New
Paper Pretties :  Brads/Eyelets
Paper Shelter Challenge :  Anything Goes
Scrapbook Sisters : Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp -: New Something
Whimsy Inspiration :New Beginnings

Thanks for looking

Lisa x


46 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Denise
    Jan 05, 2012 @ 14:34:45

    Love this card – great for a new home and that wallpapery DP is so pretty.
    Denise xx


  2. Shannin
    Jan 05, 2012 @ 14:39:48

    This is a really beautiful card. Your papers are gorgeous and go perfectly with the image you used. Thank you so much for joining us for our “Anything Goes” Challenge over at Inky Impressions Challenges. I hope you have a wonderful New year and good luck.



  3. Cheryl
    Jan 05, 2012 @ 14:41:32

    What a FABULOUS card and perfect for this weeks New Beginnings challenge. It’s just lovely. . . and I adore that paper. Super cute.
    Thanks for playing in the Sassy Cheryl’s Challenge this week. Hope to see more of your amazing creations in the future.


  4. Liz
    Jan 05, 2012 @ 15:20:25

    Beautiful card! I love the spring colors! The image is cute too 🙂

    Thanks for sharing with Simon Says Stamp!


  5. Anita Mulcahey
    Jan 05, 2012 @ 15:29:15

    Love everything about this. Thanks for playing along with us at Inky Impressions. Inky hugs, Anita


  6. Doreen
    Jan 05, 2012 @ 15:38:35

    Your card is just


  7. Linda Compton
    Jan 05, 2012 @ 15:45:49

    OOOOHHH I love the soft pretty card you made this week. I never thought about using this image for a new home. It is perfect. Happy New Year, Linda


  8. lalkygirl
    Jan 05, 2012 @ 16:00:00

    what a great card ,love the design and the little key charm is perfect
    tracey x


  9. Julie t
    Jan 05, 2012 @ 16:34:31

    So pretty. Love the soft colors


  10. Kathleen Curry
    Jan 05, 2012 @ 22:55:56

    How sweet, great image for a new home card. Thanks for joining us at Sentimental Sundays this week.


  11. Annette
    Jan 05, 2012 @ 22:59:01

    Really sweet image, Love those blossoms. Thanks for joining us at Top Tip Tuesday. Annette xx


  12. Bettina
    Jan 06, 2012 @ 00:34:37

    Such gorgeous colour combo for this card and I love your use of buttons to make a bud to the flowers too. Great choice for papers too. Am loving the key charm. Hugs Bettina xx


  13. BethieJ
    Jan 06, 2012 @ 00:37:28

    Your card is WONDERFUL!!!
    Thank You for joining us at PIO! Happy New Year! Have a GREAT day!


  14. Tammy H
    Jan 06, 2012 @ 00:55:55

    Love your card! Beautiful image and wonderful DP!


  15. Tracy
    Jan 06, 2012 @ 12:11:35

    Great card. Thanks for taking part at MMCS
    Tracy x


  16. Judy
    Jan 06, 2012 @ 12:13:31

    Very pretty card hun. I love the LO, and the colors look so sweet. Great job!


  17. Cathy (Kraftykoolkat)
    Jan 06, 2012 @ 13:41:12

    Gorgeous sweetie. Love the colours and layout used.



  18. joey
    Jan 06, 2012 @ 13:42:42

    Lovely card Lisa, it looks so peaceful and relaxing with those colours, thanks for joining us at inky impressions. Joey x


  19. Bettina
    Jan 06, 2012 @ 14:10:53

    Wow imagine I already commented on this lovely card. Still love it and that key charm. Thanks for playing at By The Cute & Girly and good luck. Hope to see you back next month for a new challenge. Hugs Bettina xx


  20. Doreen
    Jan 06, 2012 @ 16:29:53

    beautiful card
    Many thanks for joining ua at Sentimental Sundays.
    Doreen xx


  21. Jill
    Jan 06, 2012 @ 18:22:31

    absolutely beautiful thanks for joining us at MMCS hugs Jill xx


  22. Sandy S
    Jan 06, 2012 @ 22:26:35

    Great card!

    Thanks for playing along at our Anything Goes Challenge at Sentimental Sundays! 🙂



  23. CarolJenks
    Jan 07, 2012 @ 00:20:43

    So sweet and such a great image for a ‘New Home’ card 🙂

    Thanks for joining us over at Top Tip Tuesday for our ‘Anything Goes’ Challenge and don’t forget we also give a prize to the best Top Tipper – see TTT for details on how to win!

    Carol x


    Jan 07, 2012 @ 02:25:49

    Beautiful card, it reminds me of springtime and Easter. Please don’t forget to add PTT’s badge to your side bar if you want to be considered for the prizes. Thanks for playing with us at PTT!

    PTT DT member


  25. Tanya
    Jan 07, 2012 @ 03:21:14

    Beautiful image! Thanks for joining us at Whimsy Stamps this week!


  26. Marjo
    Jan 07, 2012 @ 04:50:41

    Lovely card, thanks so much for playing with us at OSAAT.

    xoxo Marjo


  27. Danie May
    Jan 07, 2012 @ 06:17:18

    Such a pretty card and I love your take on our Something New Challenge – a New Home…….your chosen image is perfect for this. Thanks so much for joining us at Party Time Tuesdays this week.

    Danie – PTT Design Team


  28. Shirley
    Jan 07, 2012 @ 12:58:29

    Fabulous card love your image, colouring and card design. Thanks for joining us at TPS, good luck with the challenge. hugs Shirleyxxx


  29. Jo Nevill
    Jan 07, 2012 @ 16:03:14

    Love your card !

    Thank you for joining us at Simon Says Challenge this week.


    Jo x


  30. Helen
    Jan 07, 2012 @ 23:08:16

    Gorgeous card!
    Thanks for joining us at Pile It On!
    Helen x


  31. Bente
    Jan 07, 2012 @ 23:15:54

    Wonderful card! Great colors and details!
    Thanks for joining us at Sentimental Sundays this week.
    Hugs, Bente


  32. Jackie Rakoski
    Jan 08, 2012 @ 02:13:59

    Adorable card, I love the sweet light colors you used. Thank you so much for joining us this week at the Inky Impressions Challenge!


  33. Judy
    Jan 08, 2012 @ 07:46:12

    How beautiful! this is a breath of spring in the middle of winter… a new beginning is right!Thanks for playing along in the Sassy Cheryl new beginnings challenge this week!


  34. Rainmac
    Jan 08, 2012 @ 10:48:58

    Awww Lisa, this is so pretty, love the soft spring colours and beautiful image. Thank you for joining us at Whimsy Stamps this week, good luck with the challenge x


  35. Wilma - DT from Di's Digi
    Jan 08, 2012 @ 16:06:59

    Gorgeous card and great use of colors. Thanks for joining us at Di’s Digis.


  36. Jackie
    Jan 08, 2012 @ 23:59:06

    Beautiful card and great detail.

    Thanks for joining us in Sassy Cheryl’s challenge


  37. Shelly
    Jan 09, 2012 @ 13:14:01

    Gorgeous card with such a pretty image! Thanks for joining us at Di’s Digi Designs Challenge! Shelly


  38. Liva Kalnina
    Jan 09, 2012 @ 13:47:17

    This is just awesome – I love your choice of colors!
    Liva ❤


  39. Jo
    Jan 09, 2012 @ 16:35:35

    So pretty! that’s a lovely image 🙂
    Thank you for joining in our challenge at Stamps R Us
    Jo xx


  40. Mary G
    Jan 09, 2012 @ 23:36:56

    Thanks for joining in with the anything goes challenge at Papertake Weekly. Mary G x


  41. Pat Frank
    Jan 10, 2012 @ 00:54:33

    What a sweet card!! I love your coloring…and such gorgeous colors, DPs, and embellies!! Thanks so much for joining us this week at Sassy Cheryl’s! Hugs.


  42. Ann English
    Jan 10, 2012 @ 04:25:43

    Such a beautiful card-has me longing for spring!
    Thank you for joining us this week for the Sassy Cheryl’s Challenge!


  43. Lorraine
    Jan 10, 2012 @ 22:16:16

    Oh Lisa this is so beautiful that image and the soft colours all look truly wonderful, I love it.
    Lorraine x


  44. Chris
    Jan 11, 2012 @ 01:01:33

    This is so pretty! I love the little key for a “new home” – how appropriate!!! THANKS for joining us at Simon Says Stamp!


  45. ahlers5
    Jan 11, 2012 @ 12:25:20

    Really lovely card-I’ll have to pick up this image.


  46. Tammy Louise
    Jan 15, 2012 @ 07:24:13

    Oh My, isn’t this just the loveliest new year creation? I simply adore your style and choice of colors too! Thanks so much for joining us here at Top Tip Tuesday challenge and I wish you to join us all year in 2012!
    Hugs and best wishes!
    Tammy Louise


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