Monday, 21 March 2011

with love.

good evening all.
i hope you are all well.thanks for the fab comments on my last card and a big hello to my new followers, thanks for wanting to follow my cluttered corner :D
i had to go back the docs today as i had a bad cramp in my shoulder and arm and pins and needles in my hand.
i have trapped the nerve in my shoulder and the tabs i`ve been given for my inflamed ribs are aggravating the trapped my choice from the doc was to either stop taking the pills for my ribs and then they would take longer to heal or keep taking the pills and suffer the cramp and pins and needles so have decided to suffer the pins and needles :S
so enough of me waffling, tonights card i am entering into the following challenges:
1.lili of the valley challenge = challenge 88 = fantastic sketch by bev.
2.wild orchid challenge = challenge 19 = dieing to punch it out.
3.stamp something = something sweet.
products used are:
plain card coloured with promarkers for matting.
circle and scallop circle nesties.
woodware leaf punch.
sizzix rose die.
g.c.d. paris nights papers
personal impressions sentiment.
lotv image
promarkers used are:

almond,cool grey 1,2,3,4,5,black.
and a sideways view.
thanks so much for popping by, means a lot.
enjoy the rest of your evening :D
luv coops xxxx

edited to add:
ok i hate to admit defeat but i have just scrolled through my dashboard and there is no way i am going to catch up on my commenting.
i am so sorry but i will start afresh tomorrow instead.
please don`t leave comments if you don`t want to as i won`t be able to return the favour on any older posts but promise to start again tomorrow.
better go pop a pill and get me bum in bed :D


Christine said...

Gorgeous creation Nic love how you used the mono colour combo stunning..

smiles Christine xx

Debs M said...

wow fab colouring and love the flowers x

Ruth said...

Hi Coops! This is fantastic!! I love your little flowers. Poor you, you're having a time of it. I hope you feel better soon, Ruth x

Fluffles said...

This is a beauty! Love the colours & your brilliant paper flowers. Sorry to hear you're still in pain. Jx

Louise said...

Beautiful card - the monochrome colour scheme is so effective.

xGemmax said...

Awww sweetie....hope you feel better soon and *fingers crossed* the pain subsides!!

Your card is stunning as always sweetie, love the mono look, its fab and a very pretty image :o)
hugs and xxx

Shaz said...

Hi Coops. WOW... this card is fantastic, Love the momocrome look, and those flowers are gorgeous. x

Netty said...

Terrific card Coops love the look you have achieved. I do hope things improve soon for you. Annette x

Amanda said...

Hi Nic, sorry to hear you are in pain. Love the card looks like a photo, beautiful colouring.

Donna Mosley said...

WOWEE! Nic this is stunning, love your amazing colouring. Gorgeous papers and those rolled flowers are amazing.

Donna x

Karina said...

Gorgeous card, Nic. Love how you kept it in the black and white monochromatic style. Have to try this soon as well. Just got my new copics and can't wait playing with them :o). Hope you're feeling much better soon.
Hugs, Karina

Little K Smith said...

Oh this is just wonderful Coops! Love everything about it! Love how you've coloured the image, I would love to have a go at colouring an image like this but daren't!! :D
Stunning papers and flowers again too !
Take it easy :)


Hi Nic
A gorgeous card love the paper's and the roses,
Hugs Dianne xx :)

Jennifer said...

Hi Nic. Love this, the papers are fab. Hope you're not in too much pain xx Jenny xx

cardmaking bird said...

This card totally rocks, Nic!! Gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous!!! Sorry to hear you're still suffering, I really hope it eases up for you soon, hun. Hugs, Marie xx

cardmaking bird said...

Meant to say - you must enter your card in here:


nessy said...

simply stunning ~what an amazing card ~fab colouring even using same grey colours!!!! love it!!
vanessa xx

kay said...

hi coops,adore this card,love the monochrome,hope you feel better soon and i am sure peeps understand re the commenting,x

melsanford said...

Oh this is beautiful! Love the colouring and the papers :-) Love 'n' hugs, Mel xx

Cazza said...

Coops you are brave doing such a daring colour scheme.....but you have absolutely nailed it!! I love how you've coloured the image in B&W / Grey tones, brilliant!! Also love your flowers - I neeeeeeed them!!
Hope you feel better soon hon :o)

poodlechops43 said...

Hi Coops,
WOW this is a stunning card! Soooo beautiful, loving the monochrome scheme, the image is super adorable, love the dp's and those flowers are just scrumptious.
Hugs Jacqui xxxx

Viv's Visuals said...

Aww hun, I have osteoporosis in my neck and spine and my vertebrae occasionally decide to 'collapse' and trap the nerve which leads into my shoulder and top of my right arm.. so I know how you're feeling - hope you're coping ok.
I don't leave comments expecting you to comment back either! I leave comments cos your cards are lovely!
And this one with the Paris Nights paper is scrummy! x

Juls said...

wow wow wow!!!!!!!!!! I love the monochrome look!!!! this is just Too STUNNING for words!!! Just adore it!! Hugs Juls

Rosietoes said...

Superb card Coops. I'm playing catch up as I was so busy at the weekend I didn't have time for anything bloggy at all.

Love the colours and the roses are great. :)

Edna x

Rosietoes said...

Hi Coops I'm back in my official capacity! LOL Absolutely stunning card. Thank you for taking part in this week's LOTV challenge.

Edna x

Anonymous said...

This is gorgeous Nic, love the colours. Sue x

Katy said...

Hi Nic, I hope you're not in too much pain, what an awful choice to have to make, pain in your ribs or pain all over pretty much. Sending you well wishes and a speedy recovery. I love your monochrome card, and it's a super image, you've coloured it beautifully. Take care hunny. Hugs. Katy. xxx

Sue said...

Hi Nic,playing catch-up.Great monochrome card,love the flowers and paper,sorry you are still having trouble.
Sue xxx

Carrieanne said...

Gorgeous card, I love the image and the monochrome look is so effective. I love your blog and have just become a follower, Carrieanne x

nnalorac said...

Stumbled on your blog! Stunning card, love the Monochrome look and DPs. Colouring is fab. Carolxx

xxxtglxxx said...

Fabulous! :) This looks amazing in monochrome, and it really suits the image, as it looks real vintagey.

Great DP and such gorgeous flowers.

take it easy hun,



Jackie said...

What a gorgeous card, brilliant colouring as always :o)
Jackie xx

Jacee said...

How beautiful coops, I really like this, such lovely work!
Hugs Jacee

Flowergirl said...

What a stunning card! Love the monochrome, fab x

Jacqui P said...

WOW!!! what a gorgous card!!! your colouring is absolutley faultless!!I love black and white but haven't used it in a while! you have truly inspired me!!! Congrats on your top three!!! you soooo deserve it hun!!!
Jacqui P xx

Christine L said...

Wowwwwww what a change to see an LOTV image in that colouring....... VERY unusual but SUPERB!
Christine x

coldwaters2 said...

Wow Nic this is beautiful what a fantastic colour it has a vintage look to it which I totally adore, I love that cute image and your design.
Lorraine x

Lee said...


ogilvie said...

Congratulations for coming in on the top three for LOTV challenge. Your card is fabulous. Hugz, Janice