Thursday, 2 June 2011

happy birthday

good evening all.we`ve had a fab day today.went out for lunch and then a bit of shopping.i treated myself to a daylight craft lamp with a magnifier on it,its really do my pics look better or not.the colours are showing true now and i`ve only had to crop, resize and add my text.
i would love your opinion :D
i am entering tonights card in to the following challenges:
1.paperplay challenge - week 22 - summer citrus splash.
2.i love promarkers - challenge 68 - sparkly bling (stickles on the balloon, cake and the papers are sparkly).
3.creative inspirations - challenge 114 - cute bears/animals only.

products used are:
white and lime card.
hougie board,
ribbon from stash.daisies  also cut from wide ribbon.
oval nestie.
first edition - hideway papers.
stitckles  - stardust.
sentiment tag.
lotv image
promarkers used are:
blush,sunkissed pink.
gold,amber,pumpkin,burnt orange.
powder blue,artic,blender.
white gel pen.
and a sideways view.
thanks so much for visiting me, means a lot and big thanks for all the comments on my gdt card :D
luv coops xxxx


Debs said...

Lovely card Nic, it looks fab to me but your cards always do lol. Thanks for reminding me that my craft light has a magnifier on it, I've left my glasses at work so thought I would struggle over the weekend. Debs xx

Sheila said...

Your pics are looking fabulous - so looks like your purchase was indeed perfect. Lovely card with such bright colours and an ever so cute image too! Happy crafting and so glad you had a nice day!! Sheila:)X

Debs M said...

ooh great sparklies and fabby card! x

Marion said...

Hi Coops, Fabulous card and love the step card shape. Lovely image and great colour combo. Great pictures hun.

tilly said...

Hi Coopsy
what a brill pic..... may think about one of those lights, sorry not been around but feeling better now, fab card

Lindsey said...

This is lovely! Love the stepper card and the sparkly balloon xx

amanda stokes said...

Hi Coops!
Gorgeous card,love the image,fab papers and embellies.
The daylight lanp really makes a difference to your pics doesnt it.I have one myself and could'nt be without it as I also use it when crafting :)
Have a lovely evening xx

Iulia said...

Gorgeous stair step card, sweetie! Your [picyures look great and this LOTV stamps is so sweet! Also, love all the glitter! Great work!
Hugs, Iulia

Carol said...

Absolutely stunning Nic! What a difference with the light Hun, now I can see just how brilliant your work really is. I mean it's always stunning but the pic is now much clearer. Luv the shape card and the bling! Good luck with the challenges and have a fabby weekend. Lotsa luv, hugs xxxx

Carol said...

Absolutely stunning Nic! What a difference with the light Hun, now I can see just how brilliant your work really is. I mean it's always stunning but the pic is now much clearer. Luv the shape card and the bling! Good luck with the challenges and have a fabby weekend. Lotsa luv, hugs xxxx

Wendy said...

Fabulous pics,so clear,I could do with one of these.Your card is really gorgous,love this cute little bunny and the colours look fab.
Wendy xx

Netty said...

Definitely a great investment. I would be lost without mine, especially when crafting in the winter months.
Loving your card Coops and glad you had a smashing day. Annette x

Jennifer said...

Gorgeous Nic. Love the shape, colours, colouring and sweet LOTV bunny. I'd be lost without my daylight lamp for pics on dull days. You'll love it Nic...a worthy purchase xx Jenny xx

Inkypinkydelights said...

Nic, this is really lovely, love your colours, and as always your colouring is brilliant! Judy x

Amanda said...

Lovely card Nic, the daylight lamp seems to be a good buy as the colours are really bright


Hi Nic
A gorgeous card love the LOTV image and the card you have used is gorgeous,
Hugs Dianne xx :)

sallysbitz said...

Aww Nic, this is sooo lovely.

Good for you spending some pennies on yourself x

hugs sally x

Rebekah said...

Oh I'm so jealous desperate for a daylight lamp myself! This is such a sweet card love the sparkly balloon hugs rebekah xx

Donna Mosley said...

A very cute card Nic. Love the pretty papers and step design. Gorgeous little daisies and very sweet image. The light has made a big difference and the sparkles really twinkle too.

Donna x

annies place said...

Really cute bunny, sounds like you had a fab day shopping, enjoy the lamp Ann x

Julie said...

This is lovely Coops,loving the side stepper card,I really should get a little more adventurous,haven't made anything other than a square for a while now. That daylight lamp looks brilliant,guard the bulb with your life lol! I broke one of my bulbs at a few days old:( not easy to replace! Have a great day tomorrow,Julie.x

Karina said...

A wonderful card, Nic. Love its colours, the green and yellow looks so fresh and beautiful together. Glad you had a lovely day and have treat yourself. I think such a lamp is a good investition.
Hugs, Karina

Jules said...

Hi Coops

A great card.

Gorgeous image and colours.

Your new lamp is making your pictures very clear.. .. .. you must be well chuffed.

Love Jules xx

Jacq said...

Hi Coops,
Sounds like you had a great day ;) .
Another absolutely Gorgeous creation from you!!! WOW the photo is just pin sharp!!! Love the adorable bunny, the dp's, the colour scheme is so fresh and zingy, love it. Love the layout and the embellishments look fabulous. Coloured to absolute perfection as always.
Hugs Jacqui xxxxx

McCrafty's Cards said...

fabulous card i like the image and the colours, I think the lamp shows the glitter up better, your card sparkles.
Kevin xx

xxxtglxxx said...

Now I can really see a difference! :) Honest.

I have a daylight lamp and it removes the need for flash on camera (which is very yellow). I can use editing software, but it just seems an unnecessary task if you can take a decent pic to begin with. :)

Love the lime green, fizzy orange and all the sparkles on this - it reminds me of refreshers :) Great style of card too, and I love how the image really pops out.



debby4000 said...

Absolutely gorgeous card Nic and so adorable too.

karen said...

Lovely card, love this image, Karenxx

Mary J said...

So fabby coops! Your colouring is beautiful and the balloon looks like it's gonna POP!!

Jackie said...

What a fab, colourful card, so cute :o)
Jackie xx

Squirrel x said...

What a fabbie card hun! That super cute bun is perfect for a side-step, love it, and the fresh zingy papers really make an impact. Brilliant, as always sweetie. Hugs, Sxx

nicolet said...

This card is great!
Hugs Nicolet

carol said...

ooh wow coops this looks so pretty and cheerful, x carol

Jane said...

Beautiful fresh colours, love it. Just ordered myself a Hougie! Jane x

Margarets designer cards said...

Hi Nic,

Lovely card, I love your image,
Good luck with the challenges.
I am so pleased to be able to leave you a comment today.
Have a lovely weekend

kayjben said...

what a great card - just loving the colors - and a really clear photo - wish my camera took such great piccys - Kym xx

downrightcrafty said...

beautiful and stunning colouring
Hugs Kate xx

Andrea C said...

Wow what a card x

Wishcraft said...

Fab card Nic! Gorgeous colours and the image is so cute :o) Photos look great too - I don't think I could colour without my daylight lamp now, I'm so used to having it. Lisa x

Anonymous said...

Lovely card Nic.
Sue x

Anonymous said...

Another fab card Nic! Your photos always look great to me! xx

Pops x said...

Hi sweetie, I am loving this gorgeous creation here, just fabulous, hugs pops x

Sarah said...

Hi Cooops, looking back at your recent cards - I would say your new purchase is sound investment. This picture shows just how beautiful your card is. Your colouring is just to die for! Wish I was half that good! Love the range of cards you produce as well. Sarah

Little K Smith said...

Aaawwww this is soooooo sweet! I love the design of the card and the juicy colours :)

Elaine Stark said...

A fab stepper card, I love the colours. Elaine

Sarahshandmadecardsx said...

A gorgeous card Nic I love citrus colours they are so bright and cheery and I love your stepper card and all the sparkle you have added. Hugs Sarahxx

MaudMartha said...

Brilliant card, don't you just love the colours of those Hideaway papers.Luv Teresa x

Delphine said...

Another fantastic card, Nic! Lovely image of course, beautiful colours and colouring, and I love all the sparkle and the great design! Hugs Delphine xx

jules said...

wow another stunner in your collection!!!

cardmaking bird said...

This is lovely!! I do love a stepper and the daisies you've added to the steps are a really nice touch. I was thinking of buying one of those daylight lamps - which one did you get? Hugs, Marie xx

Cazza said...

Super cute card Coops, stunning DP's and colouring hon!

Juls said...

gorgeous!!! Love the bright colours and the glittery balloon! Hugs Juls

LouDotMac said...

This is gorgeous - such a cleverly constructed card!! I love the image - you've coloured the little cutey perfectly! The glittery balloon and cupcake are awesome!

Thanks for joining us over at PaperPlay Challenges for our 'Summer Citrus Splash' Challenge this week. Good luck!

xo Lou Mac.

Julie said...

Such a sweet card,love all the bling. Thanks for joining us at I ♥ Promarkers.

Julie W x