Tuesday, 31 May 2011

classic chick

Good evening all.sorry i`m late but i got quite carried away making tonights card.big thanks to sue from crafty urchins for the inspiration for my flower.
so me best get on with it, i am entering my card in to the following challenge:
1.the crafty pad - challenge 123 - recipe, 3 dp`s,2 ribbons,1 flower.
2.ladybug crafts ink tlt challenge - challenge 30 - make your own embellishments.

products used are:
cream pearlised card.
g.c.d paris nights papers.
marianne swirl.
flower made from ribbon and lace, brad in centre.
tim holtz distress tool.
paper studio sentiment
personal impressions stamp - marilyn monroe.
promarkers.
promarkers used are:
blush,sunkissed pink,coral.
primrose,vanilla,mustard.
cool grey 3,4,5.
background - satin,pastel beige, khaki,
and a sideways view.
ain`t she a lovely stamp, i popped in to crafty urchins to drop some sample cards off and she caught my eye straight away as well as some more first edition papers.
thanks so much for popping by, means a lot.
luv coops xxx

60 comments:

Ruth said...

Great classy card. The papers etc look great with that image, Ruth x

Inkypinkydelights said...

A pretty stunning card Nic! WOW did you make that flower? How on earth did you do that? Love it! Judy x

Debs M said...

wow fab image and that flower is lovely x

Carol said...

WOW Nic, very chic!! Those dps are stunning with that image, fabby lo and gorgeous flower. Good luck with the challenge. Lotsa luv, hugs xxxx

Lorraine said...

Oh wow! Coops. That's fabulous, I love it. Thanks for taking part in The Crafty Pad challenge this week hun.

Sue said...

A gorgeous image Nic.Love your flower.Just a stunning card.
Sue xx

Sue said...

Very classy looking card Nic.
Sue x

Lindsey said...

Oh wow! What a classy card! Love it!

Elaine Stark said...

Very shabby chic, I love the colours and all the distressing. Elaine

Amanda said...

Hi Nic, lovely card, fab image beautifully coloured

amanda stokes said...

Hi Coops!
She sure is fab!Your card is stunning,love that big lacey flower too
I think I know which pads you're talking about I ordered them today too and can't wait for mr postie to bring them ;) xx

Julie said...

Oh my goodness Coops,this is a classy number,totally stunning!
Ladybug crafts challenge this week is make your own embellishment,you have the requirement totally nailed lol! Enjoy what's left of your evening,Jule.x

Sandra said...

Wow...........simply gorgeous card love this image and beautifully coloured just adorable!!.............) Sandra H

Vicky said...

One very classy card Coops! love the image and your super dp's...stunning hun!

hugs Vicky xx

MaudMartha said...

Unusual colours but they work brilliantly with 'Marilyn'. Funny coincidence but this goes so well with a card I've just seen at http://creativemindofsylvie.blogspot.com/ A C&S Marilyn in Andy Warhol style. Luv Teresa x

Dawn said...

Wow what a stunner! Love your flower!
Thanks for taking the recipe challenge at The Crafty pad this week!
Good Luck
Hugs
Dawn xxx

Andria said...

absolutely fantastic :) x

jules said...

wow stunning and very elegant!!!!

gina g said...

Wow Nicola this is striking i love it. luv gina xx

Elaine said...

Fabulous Nic!
Stunning and classy and absolutely gorgeous.

Hugs Elaine xx

Rebekah said...

Completely gorgeous work Coops such a stunning image and such an elegant card hugs Rebekah xx

Wendy said...

WOW! Stunning card,very classy,fab flower.
Wendy xx

Louise said...

Very striking card Nic and that flower is just fab-u-lous !

Faye said...

Oh this is really classy, loving the image and the fab colour combo. xxx

Lisa Jane said...

oh wow what fabulous stamp.. so elegant ..and the flower is gorgeous
Thanks for joining us at LCI this week
Lisa x

Sarahshandmadecardsx said...

Wow stunning card Nic - that stamp is gorgeous and so is your flower and those fab dps. I love your black and white creations. Sarahxx

Jules said...

Hi Coops

I love this.

Your card is gorgeous.

A fantastic image and such a wonderful layout. Loving all those elements.

Love Jules xx

CRAZYCRAFTSHED said...

Hi Nic
A gorgeous and classy card love the colour's and flower is fabulous,
Hugs Dianne xx :)

Jacq said...

Hi Coops,
Another absolutely Stunning creation from you!!! Love the Marilyn Monroe stamp, the dp's, the colour scheme is so chic. Love the layout and the embellishments, that flower is Gorgeous!!. Coloured to perfection as always.
Hugs Jacqui xxxx

xxxtglxxx said...

Hi Nic :)

I am so pleased to be 'proper' back! :) What a funny old week it was.

Anyhoo, this is just breathtaking. Very classy and I love the iconic Marilyn image. Beautiful lace, ribbon and flower.

hugs

xxalisonxx

Chrissy said...

Stunning, classy, and very elegant.
Love the colour combo, I always thought Marilyn and I could be sisters, she just looks better in the dress than me..lol..Fabulous flower.

Luv CHRISSYxx

Martinas Welt said...

Oh...wow....wow...wow...I love Marilyn Monroe and I owe some stamps with her on, but not this one...where do you have it from? ;) What a classy card! I love how you have used the stamp and the colours and everything....a perfect card! =)
Martina

Marion said...

Wow Coops, Very classy and chic. Great stamp and lovely DP. Fabulous flower.
hugs
Marion

Rosietoes said...

Very stylish Coops. Love the way you have brought all the elements together - gorgeous papers and fabby flower too. :)

Edna x

Jessica said...

Stunning card - I am a massive Marilyn fan - I think I need that stamp!!!! Jxx

Jackie said...

Brilliant card, she really does look like Marilyn :o)
Jackie xx

Jane said...

Stunning card Nic, love the flower too. Jane x
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Delphine said...

Your card is gorgeous, Nic, so stylish! Your image is fantastic, very classy, your choice of colours perfect and the flower is just WOW! I love it all! Hugs Delphine xx

Natalie Z. *Paselska* said...

Stunning card Coops. Love your flower and image.
Hugs Natalie xx

craftymum said...

such a wonderful card Nic
hugs sarah x

xGemmax said...

WOW Coops...absolutely stunning & very shabby chic looking, love everything about it sweetie :D
hugs and xxx

Mary J said...

OMW, this is AMAZING! I love this coops - perfctly put together!

Cazza said...

Wow Coops, this is stunning! Gorgeous DP's and embellies :o)
Hugs,
Cazza
xxx

Viv's Visuals said...

Gorgeous card Coops (and her waistline is just like mine............ NOT!) LOL

~ Ali ~ said...

this is fabulous Coops, love everything about it

Ali x

Sharon said...

Very classy card Nic, love it.

Hugs

Sharon xx

Angel said...

Hi Hunnie...

Very classy card, love th black, an that flower is just gorgeous..

Thankyou for the lovely comments on my digi's hunnie, greatly appreciated.. xxxxx

Huggies Angel

Sue said...

Hi hun
stunning creation, striking with the black, beautiful image & embelies, sue,x

Pops x said...

Hi sweetie, this is just stunning love the image and colours, the papers are fab too, gorgeous work hugs pops x

Katina said...

WOW!!! What a stunner and amazing colouring again Nic! xx

Jennifer said...

Gorgeous Nic...love your flower and was going to say the image is just like Marilyn Monroe, before I read it is her...fab! xx Jenny xx

Pami said...

oooh this is gorgeous, so elegant, love the distressed look and the image and the flower is wonderful. Thanks so much for sharing with us at LCI this week, hope to see you again soon. Pami x

coldwaters2 said...

Wowwwww Nic this is absolutely terrific it is just pure perfection form top to bottom, wow, the image the design and colours look amazing I love this so much.
Hugs
Lorraine x

Andrea C said...

Very lush x

aqualeiga said...

What a wonderful card, I especially love that flower.....bling, bling! Thanks for joining our recipe challenge this week at THE CRAFTY PAD. Hugs, ali x

Amanda R said...

Very vintage with Marilyn Monroe yet great distressing! Thanks for joining in this week at LCI!

Rach83 said...

I love this card - so much in fact that I've just bought the Marilyn Monroe stamp! Hope my attempt can be even half as good. Keep up the great work! Rachel x

Maggie's Crafts said...

So so pretty!

Thank you for taking part in this week's challenge at The Crafty Pad!

So happy you've joined us!

Maggie
xx

cardmaking bird said...

Wow - I'm a huge Marilyn Monroe fan, so I'll be keeping an eye out for these stamps. Your card is perfect - the B & W is very classy - just right for Marilyn!! Hugs, Marie xxx

Juls said...

love love LOVE it!!!!! so classic and stylish!!! Hugs Juls