Hot Cocoa

I fell in love with this image the first time I saw it.  I bought it on Etsy.  Here is the link:  Cocoa 
I colored the image with Copic markers and used a pencil to streak the hair.  The paper is from Siampin' Up.  All my cards are done for this year so this one has to wait an entire year to be sent. 

I am entering this card in the following challenges:
 613 Avenue Create - Anything Goes
Peace on Earth - Anything Christmas
Polka Doodles - Anything Goes
Sweet Stampin' - Christmas Creations 
Beyond the Blue  Winter Celebrations
Colour Crazy Challenge - Anything Goes
Creative Fingers - Anything Goes
Winter Wonderland - Anything Goes Christmas
As You Like It Challenge - Anything Goes - Christmas 
Sisterhood of Crafters - Anything Christmas
2 Sisters on the Blog - Christmas Card with Holly Leaves 
A Perfect Time to Craft - Anything Goes
QKR Stampede - Anything Goes
Rabisco Challenge - Anything Goes
Sheepski Design Challenge - Tis the Season
The 12 Days of Christmas - Anything Goes Christmas


  1. Absolutely gorgeous image and your colouring is absolutely amazing
    Carol x

  2. Wow, Birthday Girl, simply stunning coloring! HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!! I so hope you got my card by now. I've plastered it on SCS and my blog today in your honor. I'm gonna seriously be pissed if the USPS hasn't gotten it to you. I'm mailing your Christmas card out tomorrow. I recently mailed a card out to California that took around 3 weeks to arrive. Grrr! Hope you have something delish and fun today!! xoxo

  3. That image is stunning, so much detail and beautifully coloured ♥

  4. Wow very nice.
    Thank you for sharing it.
    Nicolette DT 2Sistersontheblog

  5. Amazing work, your coloring is beautiful! Thanks for joining us at Krafty Chicks!

  6. Beautful!!!
    Thank you for joining our challenge.
    Caroline DT 2Sistersontheblog

  7. I mean wow! That coloring is exquisite! Thanks so much for sharing with us at Beyond the Blue!

  8. Absolutely beautiful and your coloring is stunningly beautiful too!!
    Thank you for joining our challenge at The Sisterhood and Peace On Earth!
    Diane TSH DT and POE Co-Owner
    {Nellies Nest}
    {The Sisterhood}
    {Stencil Fun}

  9. This is absolutely breathtaking gorgeous! WOW! Your coloring on the image is so beautiful and it makes that little girl look like an actual photograph. Gorgeous!

  10. Beautiful card! Thanks so much for entering our Monday Greeting Challenge at The Outlawz Challenges.
    Cara, The Crash your Stash Design Team
    My Creative Chaos {My Personal Blog}

  11. Wow! Diane, your coloring is absolutely stunning! Thanks for joining us at 613 Avenue Create. I hope we see you on the front porch again soon!

    Hugs, Em
    613 Avenue Create DT
    Creative Em my blog

  12. Fabulous card, the lovely image is beautifully coloured. Thank you for joining in the Crafty Calendar Challenge this month. Good luck!
    Liz xx

  13. A beautiful festive card!
    Thanks for joining in at Festive Fridays Challenge!
    Val - DT Leader

  14. Such a beautiful image and fabulous colouring! Thanks so much for joining us at Peace on Earth!

  15. As I am checking challenges this morning, your image keeps popping up. I just had to stop by to tell you how amazing I also think it is. (Pam's Pearls)

  16. After seeing your card I had to purchase this image at once. I’ll never be able to accomplish colouring it to your standard, but that’s not the point I will enjoy it.

  17. I love it, thanks for sharing it with us at the Twisted Thursday Challenge Blog.
    Big hugs Ilonka DT

  18. Such beautiful colouring! Thank you for playing along with us at Sweet Stampin'. Merry Christmas!

  19. Oh my goodness! Your coloring always blows me away! Fabulous!

  20. Hi there, that is a stunning image, perfectly coloured! Thanks for joining in with us at Sweet Stampin', Sarah - DT

  21. This colouring is amazing - I could look at her for hours!

  22. Very pretty card with a very lovely image.
    Thanks so much for joining us at the Ayli challenge.


  23. WOW this is stunning,

    So sorry for the late comment but thanks for playing along with us at MAWTT,

    Hugz Tinz


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