Leanne Ellis candy #3

Morning sugar babes, leaving to drive to Glasgow soon, just have to some house work before disappearing for a few days and leaving DH with the kids.

I will leave you with the third one from this set of six beautiful arty stamps by Leanne Ellis due for release in November.
Mermaids is some thing we have not done before and I wonder what ideas you can come up with for a verse to go with this delightful design, mermaids,sea and shells. I will get my brain in tune while I drive, 4 hrs should be enough thinking time.
If you are so kind to take the time to leave me a comment, I will show my appreciation to those who listen to my mutterings and give one of you this stamp to test out. You know the drill, leave me a little sugar and I will feed you candy :)

How are you all getting on with your SIMPLY SASSY's, this is a loaded question as you know I am going to offer up that amazing prize of the Spellbinder Grand before Christmas. I have more SIMPLY SASSY stamps being released at the beginning of the month and the third set has already been completed.

Variety is the spice of life and here at SUGAR NELLIE we like to shake it up a bit and offer you lots of different artist with clearly different styles. Some sugar addicts collect ranges by artist other just pick and mix. As the valued customer the choice is yours but as we look back at all the artist we have launched into the stamp world in the last three years, I am amazed at the talent that is out there, much of it still to be discovered.
The changes in the choice you have is tremendous, at one point there were only a few stamp companies specialising in cute kids but now I can not even begin to count all the different companies and artist out there.
With so much choice available we appreciate your loyalty to our wee Scottish company and hope to work extra hard over the next few months to bring you more sugar, just the way you like it :)

take care and for the girls who are going to SECC, I will catch up with you all on Thursday.


JLJ Designs said...

Beautiful image! I love the mermaid.


Maria Therese said...

Oh this stamp is soooooooooo sweet!!
And on to the Sassy's can't wait to see what's coming!! The first Sassy's arrived my mailbox in Norway Friday, that was a looooooong wait, a little over 2 weeks I think..especially when SN stamps sent the week before arrived in just a week.. So it varies a lot the shipping time.. And I've made one Sassy card. I'm sooooooooooo in love!!!

Have fun on your trip!!

Danielle Daws said...

Wow, so beautiful! I love it! Can't wait to get the set. :-)

Kate said...

Mermaid music under the sea,
Play your beautiful tune for me!

Hope that helps with your inspiration. I would love to test out a new stamp, thanks for the chance to win.

** Kate **

angelique (anlou) said...

have fun at glasgow hun
hope you have the time of your life
i really love this new image
there all so perfect in the detail
thanks for the chance sweetie
hugs angelique

kaos said...

so sweet - but so far not my favourite - I really like "no.2" - but I am sure this one will also have lots of fans out there

Donalda said...

Oh wow dear I can't wait to get my hands on these adorable images. She has outdone herself once again. There Gorgeous!

Moni said...

Waw so beatiful image, thanks for the chance. hugs;moni

Craftilicious said...

Love these new stamps. Leanne Ellis is a fave though.

How about something like this for a sentiment "You give me an ocean of memories" as his gorgeous mermaid looks very contemplative like she's remembering stuff.

Thistleblue said...

Hi there, very sweet mermaid, I'm afraid I'm not so good at putting words together but i do love inking up for stamps... :-) especially shiny new stamps...
Funky Kits is where I bought my first stamps some Gorjuss girls.. which I do love adding to and some Greeting farm wee cute animals I've since added to these with maybe one or two other stamps ;-) and I love to see all the wonderful newbies. Thanks for sharing. Hope you have a great time in Glasgow

Casper said...

Hiya Karen.

How are you? ohhh yipppeeeee your going to the SECC!

Can't wait to see all the stamps!

It is a long trip down here to Glasgow, take it easy ,remember to get coffee breaks!

The new stamps are excellent! Have you caught up with all your paperwork & new releases hunny?

Well I don't think anyone ever catches up on paperwork as paper does multiply!

But it is worth it in the long run as no matter how much paperwork there is, we know & appreciate you do it for us Sugar Addicts!

See you there!

Take care.have a safe journey!
Big Hugs

xxxtglxxx said...

Oooh Karen, I love this stamp, its gorgeous! I must admit I love the pretty and artier designs more than cartoon/funky (although I really do love manga range and have quite a few!), but thats my style, so as you say we appreciate the choice :)
I *!LOVE!* this design! Its so different from anything else out there, its reflective, thoughtful and inspirational! Great stuff, keep it up, i cant wait to see what you have in store for us :)



Pat said...

Hi Karen...I'm so excited about the Simply Sassy stamps...they're such FUN to color...and I can't wait for the new images to be released!! Have a great trip...and thanks for bringing all of us such awesome "cute kids" stamps! Love 'em all!!! Pat Frank

Tertia said...

Blogger clearly doesn't want me to tell you that I just LOVE the new stamps. It was the best day of my life when I discovered that a local shop here in South Africa carries your stamps, but we still have to wait a LOOOONG time before they get here, so please take mercy on me!

Julye said...

Fab image love the frame and all those bubbles too. Sentiments well how about the obvious of 'just swimming by to say hi' or 'sending you mermaid kisses and seashell kisses' or even just simply 'have a splish splashy birthday' Or ' wishing you a very bubbly birthday'

There are all kinds of watery themed wishes you could use. I do have a mermaid stamp but its a bit too cute for anyone over about 10 or perhaps younger in my opinion , this one looks more grown up so could be used for teenagers and older girls too. I think she would look great on bathroom tiles though not sure how you could do that or 3d or even made into a tile topper with ultra thick glaze or on a jar of bath salts as the frame almost makes a ready made up market label. Thanks for sharing and have a great time at the show in glasgow, wish I was there as it sounds real fun.

Jennifer said...

They just get better & better! xx Jenny xx

jenny said...

Another beautiful design, the frames really make the stamps little works of art x

Jenny x

Julie said...

A pretty mermaid in a frame,
with a shell in her arms she came,
so delicate and graceful is she,
who will want her?? me, me, me!!
Julie W x

Sheila said...

Can you hear my feet stamping? I SO want those images now! Hope you have a fab time at the SECC! Sheila:)X

Gunn (Merete) said...

Ohh,this is beautiful. Would love to play with her. I can already see the colors and papers to go with this one.

Andrea Neville said...

I can not wait to embellish her with a touch of sand and mini shells - she is lushous. Andrea N xx

Lorraine said...

omg i so love this one and thankyou so much for giving me the chance of winning xx

Shazza said...

another gorgeous image Karen. Wishing you a safe journey and as for a verse, I was never any good at poetry, I'll stick to colouring in x

Paula said...

Take care with the driving Karen. I'm about to embark on another Sassy but in the meantime my favourite of all your artists is definitely Leanne Ellis. I just love the art of them & there is a distinctiveness which electrifies my imagination. Thank you so much for your daily input too - it is much valued.
Much love
Paula (PEP)http://pepcraftchallexp.blogspot.com/

Stampersue said...

Wow the images just get better and better - better get a longer Christmas Wish List.


Have a good time at the show.

Arianne said...

Can't wait to hear how your day(s) was!
And this Leanne Ellis's is just as cute as the others! I love mermaids, own a lot of mermaid-stamps, but never seem to use them.....gotta correct that!

Jane said...

Oh I so wish I was going! But I am not going to get down until the March show....will you be at that one?

Erika said...

Great Mermaid....enjoy SECC, give Gayle a big hug from me and eat lots of cake!

gila said...

Wow, wie schön, gefällt mir sehr gut
lg gila

Tanya R said...

WOW! A gorgeous mermaid.

*Alison* said...

I adore this stamp!! Well I love all of them that I have seen :) HEHE.. I love the border too.. Thanks so much for the chance to win!! I love listening to your ramble..;) hugs

Catherine said...

I love the dreamy quality of this image, and the starfish in her hair. I would color up the frame like foamy, crashing waves. It's just delightful!

Emma said...

Love Leanne Ellis' work and collected all of the rubber stamps featuring her illustrations and this is just another stunner! Love it!!

Thanks for offering the chance to win this candy...and can't wait to see the rest of these new stamps.

Emma x

Stacie (craft-princess) said...

Superb stamp! love how she is holding the shell!

Milla said...

Mermaids are so great, love this one! She'd be great for e.g. "happy summer hols" cards.

weewiccababe said...

so different from the usual cutie mermaid images - that's what I like about these artsy images, there's nothing quite like them on the market elsewhere.
have a great time in Glasgow

K said...

In English? That's hard for us with a different mother tongue. I came up with this and in Slovenian it rhimes.
Little mermaid
and her little shell
waiting for the moon
they fell asleep.
Bye, Kitty

Cazzy said...

She is gorgeous!

Sending shoals of love, and shelly happy wishes. (that is too corny!)

Hope you have happy birthday tails - huh?
Sending birthday wishes swimming your way.

Cazzy x

Mags said...

My, what an elegant mermaid! I love her mysterious smile!

luv, Mags x

Kimberly S said...

What a beautiful little mermaid! She draws such pretty images. :)

Anonymous said...

these images are so gorgeous and yes there is SO much awesome talent out there. So glad Sugar Nellie is encasing these great artworks in rubber!

Mary Lou said...

Amazing mermaid!! This is a "Sea of Dreams" image!!
Have a Fabulous time at SECC Karen!!
Blessings of thanks

Jacilynn said...

what a great image. love her

Candy said...

Have a safe trip. Hope it is a successful one.
I can't think at this time of night! It's late in my corner of the world - so no ideas right now for sentiments for the lovely mermaid.
Yes, you have given us lots of variety and I am loving it :o) I am one of those who choses some entire Collections and then some of this and that. I love your wee Scottish Company and intend to continue to buy...
Hugs, Candy

Patty said...

I thought and thought of something for the mermaid to say....how about
"What happens on a fishing trip, stays on a fishing trip!" or
"I believe in mermaids!" or "You rock/float my boat" LOL
Cute image!

Alex said...

OH MY GOODNESS! I am seriously addicted to mermaids and fairies and THIS stamp is AMAZING!!!!!

Kathleen said...

this is a beautiful image. love leanne's work!!
kathleen mc xx

Nora said...

Oh, Karen, please enter my name into the drawing for this little lovely. I don't have any ocean themed stamps & I adore Leanne's work. I'm already imagining papers the color of sea glass, vintage seam bindings, a couple of starfish charms....fun!
Have a great trip to Glasgow!

My name is Wynneth said...

Have fun at SECC - I wish you were going to be at NEC next month!

I am just blown away by Leanne's new designs, I'm just going to have to have them all I'm afraid!!!!

My name is Wynneth said...

Forgot to say in my previous comment that I am a DT member for another stamp company and I specialise in using mermaid stamps for them. I have to say that this new little sweetie from Leanne is one of the prettiest mermaids I've ever seen :o) Well done to you all for bringing this fabulous new range to us.

Jenni said...

I love this little mermaid, but then I love ALL of Leanne's images!
Jenni x

Tigger a(r)t work said...

There looks all so beautiful!!! Love them all, but mermaids are my constellation :o).


Julie M said...

This is by far the best mermaid image I've seen. I haven't bought any before 'cos I think those around are either too cutesy or too sexy. Yuck to both!! But this is perfect, slightly otherworldly and mysterious. I'll be buying it. :o)


Maz said...

These new stamps are gorgeous! x

Trish said...

another gorgeous image from Leanne Ellis. I love this collection, not only for the images, but the lovely frames. It really sets them apart.

Anne H. said...

Such an adorable image!
Anne :)

Μυρτώ said...

She is so artistic, I love her! And the border is dreamy and unique!

Sian said...

Beautiful image, I'm going to enjoy inking this one.

Diamond Doll said...

Gorgeous image i,m loving these.
Trish (-:

sonca said...

This stamp is so beautiful and sooo sweet!! I love it!

Nena said...

Oh, my Granddaughters would LOVE
this one. I would enjoy coloring it
so it would be a blessing for us all.

ribenaruby said...

Adorable image from Leanne Lewis, loving this new set!

Janelle said...

The mermaid is adorable! I agree with you that there are quite a few color combinations that will make her pop. I can't wait to give a few of them a try.