Sunday, 26 June 2011

flying above it all.

good evening all.i hope you are all well and you`ve enjoyed the sunshine.i managed to weed the paths and patio but that was all.have also not bothered with the ironing only the essentials like uniforms, too hot to really do a lot.
so on to my card which i am entering into the following challenges:
1.simon says stamp challenge - fantastic sketch by jane.
2.totally papercrafts challenge - challenge 72 - spots and stripes.
3.paper sundaes  challenge - challenge 75 - sundae bar (purple/gems/wings.paper piercing, i did all 4)
4.the poodles parlour challenge - come fly with me.

products used are:
pearl card coloured with plum promarker for matting.
crafts too papers.
pokey tool.
flowers from stash, colured with purple and orchid promarkers.
sparkly ribbon.
metal butterfly found in bits box.
gems from stash.
gorjuss girl image and sentiment - flying above it all.
promarkers.
white gel pen.
die cut circle - marianne creatable
promarkers used are:
blush,sunkissed pink,coral.
ice grey 2,3,4,5
orchid,amethyst,plum,aubergine.
blue pearl,china blue,midnight blue.
i coloured her hair with orchid and then went over with the ice greys so shes got a slight purple tone to her hair.
and a sideways view.
and my typings gone squiffy,lol.
thanks so much for popping  by, means a lot.
luv coops xxx

68 comments:

Jane said...

Oh I love this! love her purple hair!
Well my ironing was done today cos it has been raining here all day!! send some sunshine up here!!lol

gina g said...

Gorgeous card Nicola i love the sweet image ans the colours are fab. luv gina xx

Flowergirl said...

Beautiful card, this is a gorgeous card, love your colouring x
Wendy x

Mau xx said...

Beautiful, love the colours and her hair is stunning! xx
heatwave here still got all doors and windows open at almost 9-30 whew!! I am cooked xx Mau

Little K Smith said...

Oh this is stunning Coops, the colours are soooo lush! Love the beautiful image too :)
Kelly.x

Teresa said...

This is fantastic Coops, love the colours and gorjuss image.
It's been a scorcher here too and I'm lovin' it!
Teresa xx

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Just gorgeous hun, love the colour & that image is fab!
Hope your ok
hugs shell xx

Marianne's Craftroom said...

I love anything purple and this is gorgeous. Her hair looks fab. Marianne x

Donna Mosley said...

Stunning creation Nic, love this gorgeous lil' cutie pie and very pretty colours. Very hot herte too, far too hot to get out the iron, lol.

Donna x

carrie-lee said...

A great card coops the design and colours are lovely xxx

Netty said...

Beautiful card Coops and great colour choice.

Wendy said...

Fantastic card Coops,gorgeous image and fab colours.I too only managed the uniforms,so hot.
Wendy xx

Lisa said...

Gorgeous card Coops! I love this beautiful image and pretty colour combo.

Lisa x

cardmaking bird said...

I can't believe how hot it's been today - boiling!!!! Now I know I say this about lots of your cards but I LOVE this!!! The blue and purple look beautiful together and the flower with the gems is totally gorgeous!!! Oh, and did I mention I love that image too?!? Hugs, Marie xx

Paulagriff said...

Stunning card! Love everything about it, stunning colours, beautiful, Paula :)

Rebekah said...

Super sweet card and colours coops I adore that image hugs rebekah xx

Delphine said...

Oooh I can see so many things I love here! I loooove your card, Coops! Gorgeous image, wonderful colouring and choice of colours, fab papers and layout, beautiful embellies, oh and the paper piercing loooks fab!!! Love it all! Have a lovely evening! Hugs Delphine xx

Jules said...

Hi Coops

Gorgeous card.

Love that shade of purple very much and your image is coloured perfectly as always.

Sounds like you did well in the garden considering the heat.

We didn't do much outside until gone 7.30pm as it was just so hot!!

I didn't do much ironing either LOL!!!

Love Jules xx

Faye said...

Wow, what a fantastic card. There is so much to look at. And your colouring is beautiful. Hope you've had a great weekend. xxx
Ooh and thanks for playing at Paper Sundaes too. x

Debs M said...

wow this is gorgeous, love it all espesh her purple hair!! x

Cazza said...

Delicious colour combo Coops, and fab embellies, gorgeous card!
Hugs,
Cazza
xxx

Jacq said...

Hi Coops,
OMG another absolutely Stunning creation!!! Love the beautiful image, the dp's, the colour scheme is just Gorjuss. Love the layout and the embellishments. Coloured to absolute perfection as always. This would be perfect for my Come Fly With Me challenge at The Poodles Parlour.
Hugs Jacqui xxxxx

Diane's Card Designs said...

I agree its too hot to do the ironing. I'm the same just did the uniforms today lol. Your card is gorgeous. I like the gems on the flowers and the nestie you have used.
Diane :-) xx

Mina said...

no sunshine here Nic...well not yet anyway...perfect colouring and the combo is perfect too...love it
Mina xxx

Have A Scrap Happy Day said...

I don't think I've seen purple and blue combo. That's BEAUTIFUL!!!! I love it. TFS and hope you have a fabulous week crafting.

Christine L said...

Hi Nic, well it seems like I always say the same thing - but I really love this card.... the plums and aubergines really are so luscious.... and I love the gor-juss images.... so all in al it's perfect!
Hugs
Christine x

Dodici said...

Gorgeous card,Coops!Love the image, papers and embellies!And great sentiment!x

downrightcrafty said...

gorgeous purples and love the little butterfly charm too, I gave the ironing a miss, but did do some strimming and weeding
Hugs Kate xx

melsanford said...

Beautiful card - I love purple! Fab papers and I love your use of the pokey tool :-) Love 'n' hugs, Mel xx

Jackie said...

Oh wouldn't it be great if we could just fly over everything, probably cooler too!
beautiful card and colouring as always :o)
Jackie xx

Rosietoes said...

We haven't had the glorious weather you've been enjoying Coops but hopefully we'll get the tail end of it. :)

Super card and lovely colours.

Edna x

Sarah said...

Gorgeous card, love the colour combo, your colouring is fab, hugs, Sarah

Squirrel x said...

Gorgeous card hun, really love this. Hugs, Sxx

debby4000 said...

Wonderful card Nic, gorgeous image and colours.
luv
Debby

Marion said...

Wow! I love this coops. Gorgeous image and superb colours. Love the mat and the paper piercing.
hugs
Marion

Karen said...

Lovely card. Love the colours and design and especially the purple hair. xx

~ Ali ~ said...

this is fab, loving the colours!!


Ali x

louise said...

Wonderful card and super colours,really hot here also and I am struggling to even craft lol.
Louise xx

CraftygasheadZo said...

Gorgeous love your colour choices and the hair is fab! Love the pierced paper look too. Zo x

tilly said...

pleased you got out in the sun.... a gorgeous card coops, one of my fave crafting colours
Tilly

Janette said...

Great card Nic, love the colouring and papers are fab......Thanks for leaving a comment for Mia, she will be bowled over when she gets in from school, really appreciate you taking time for it.xxx

Sue said...

Gorgeous card Nic,love the colours and the image is so pretty.
Sue xx

The Crystal Elephant said...

Great card. Love the colour and the image is fab xx

Sarah said...

Stunning colouring Coops, love the colours and layout, such a gorgeous card. Too hot for me, can't wait for the rain to cool it down ;-)

Cor* said...

This is a super awesome color combo. blue & purple! Way cool! Great design & that paper piercing is da bomb baby!

Jacq said...

Hi Coops,
Thanks so much for joining us with this Stunning creation at The Poodles Parlour and Good Luck. Hope to see you joining us again.
Hugs Jacqui xxxxx

Donna said...

Absolutely stunning Nic, beautiful choice of papers and colours, the glitter ribbon is lush :) Donna x

Mary J said...

Gorgeous colour combo coops!! Adore the layout and your colouring (again!!)

xxxtglxxx said...

Hi Nic :)

Hope you are keeping well hun, and thanks so much for your lovely get well message. Im kind of back (LOL) and just trying to catch up a bit in blogland before my next DT card on Weds. I finally made a card yesterday, I cant believe its taken 3 weeks! :( tut.

Anyway, its been great visiting your blog and catching up. Love this gorjuss sweetie, something peaceful and beautiful about this image, and its coloured perfectly. Love your papers and layout too!

hugs

xxalisonxx

Sue said...

Hi hun
a beautiful card, awesome colouring as always, luv the image, pretty papers & design, thank you for joining us at Totally Papercrafts this week, hope to see you next time, sue,x

Sandra said...

Absolutley stunning.:) Sandra H

Rachel x said...

Gorgeous, Coops- your purpls are just beautiful and love the technique for the hair!! :)
hugs, Rachel x

Julie said...

What a sweet image and beautifully coloured too.

Fiona said...

wow stunning creation Nic, the colouring is fabulous as always!! You managed all 4 toppings...yay!! Thanks for joining us at paper Sundaes this week.

Fi
x

jules said...

oh wow Coops this is stunning!!!

Julie said...

Wow, this is fantastic, Nic! Great colour mix and just adore the layout and embellies!! Juliexx

Julie said...

Wow, this is fantastic, Nic! Great colour mix and just adore the layout and embellies!! Juliexx

Julie said...

Wow, this is fantastic, Nic! Great colour mix and just adore the layout and embellies!! Juliexx

Juls said...

gorgeous!!! Thats colourful!!! Love the blinged up flowers!!! Hugs Juls

Sarahshandmadecardsx said...

Stunning card Nic. Love all those gorgeous purple colours especially her beautiful plum coloured hair. Hugs Sarahxx

Lorraine said...

wow this is gorjuss i love the paper peircing too it looks fab xx

Andrea C said...

Extremely beautiful card love the colours x

Jennifer said...

Wow!! Such a gorgeous colour Nic. Love all the special details and fab colouring xx Jenny xx

Vicky said...

Just so beautiful Coops..!

thanks for joining us at The Poodles Parlour....and good luck..!

hugs Vicky xx

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous card Coops :-) the image is fab and I love the paper piercing and colours ,,, lovely !! :-)

thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Challenge :-)
luv
Lols x x x

Lee said...

Really Beautiful card,love the colours,image n layout.xxx

jackid said...

Well what can I say Nic that I haven't said before stunning brilliant no think I have already used those but it is I really love her hair I find doing black / very dark hair so hard to do but love this thanks for playing with us at poodle parlour and good luck
Jacki xx

Amanda R said...

This is just absolutely beautiful! Love all the purple and your paper choices are wonderful. Thanks for playing along this week at Paper Sundaes!