Monday, 11 July 2011

funky fisherman

good evening all.i hope you are all well.its been a hot un today hasn`t it.couldn`t wait to kick off my shoes when i got home from work and i`ve only had a bowl of cereal for my tea, didn`t fancy anything hot :D
so on to my card and i have paper pieced my image tonight, he looks a little funky though, not sure if he`ll catch a fish or scare em off. hehe
i am entering this card in to the following challenges:
1.my mums craft shop challenge - challenge 13 - stars and stripes
2.allsorts challenge - week 111 - free n easy july
3.here come the boys challenge - sporty
4.paper sundaes challenge - challenge 77 - paper piecing
5.cupcake craft challenge - challenge 150 - your fav cupcake ( mine is challenge 24 - sketch )

products used are:
blue pearl card.
dovecraft papers.
tim holtz distress tool
cotton scrim
debbie moore stamps - sports starz
promarkers
chalks
white gel pen
promarkers used are:
blush,sunkissed pink,coral
ice grey 1,2,3
sandstone,caramel.umber
cinnamon.cocoa,walnut
marsh green.olive
and a sideways view.
thanks so much for popping by, means a lot :D
ttfn
luv coops xxx

56 comments:

Sue said...

Great male card.
Sue x

sallysbitz said...

This is a brilliant card. Perfectly coloured image & not too bright at all x

hugs sally x
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craftymum said...

great mans card Nic. hope you enjoyed your cereal!
hugs sarah x

Marianne's Craftroom said...

OOh he looks so funky paper pieced, what a great idea. Love these old papers. I think we all have them. Marianne x

CRAZYCRAFTSHED said...

Hi Nic
A fabulous card great paper's and colour's
Hugs Dianne xx :)

Christine said...

Awww great image & yes I have the DPs too..great male themed creation..

smiles Christine xx

Debs M said...

great paper piecing, love the card x

downrightcrafty said...

wow love his trendy togs great paper piecing and my house hold would love this creation (home of fishermen) love the netting too
Hugs Kate xx

Kitty Kats Krafts said...

hi Pops

A great card once again! and I love the clouds.....so funky!

Hugs

Sam x

Irene said...

fab card, great colouring as always, love his funky stripped t-shirt

Wendy said...

Fantastic card,fab image and paper piecing.
Wendy xx

chris richards said...

Hi Coops,
great 'guy' card.....love it !
love and hugs
chris richards
xxx

kay said...

fabby male card coops,x

angelwhispers said...

The paper piecing is just perfect for this great image. Chanelle xx

Paulagriff said...

Love it, colours are fab! Paula x

Sheila said...

YooHOo, I am back! Fabulous card - such a cute image too! Hope he catches a lovely fish for you to eat instead of cereal!! Sheila:)X

Faye said...

LOL. We've both done fish today! The scrim looks fab on this card and just adds to the masculine feel. Brilliant. xx
Oh and thanks for playing at Cupcake and MMCS. xx

karen said...

Super fab male card, Love the colours and image, Karenxx

Feebsy said...

Great card, the paper piecing is fun. The background to the image is good too, especially the clouds.

Feebsy
xx

Sue said...

Hi hun
fab fellas card, great paper piecing, lovely snazzy papers, great design, sue,x

sara said...

how fab is he with his funky jeans !! great card
hugs sara x x x

jules said...

Hi Coops! what a fab card!! well it is gorgeous as usual!

jules said...

Hi Coops! what a fab card!! well it is gorgeous as usual!

Kathleen said...

Brilliant card. I like the paper piecing and the net ribbon. Great LO.
Kathleen x
PS Please send the sun up far north please. lol.
Kathleen x

Donna said...

Top card Nic and fab paper piecing, love these papers you used and the mesh ribbon...perfick for your theme! Thanks for sharing with us at Cupcake this week :) Donna x

Juls said...

fab!!! Love his paper pieced outfit and all the distressed edges! Hugs juls

Rosietoes said...

Fun card Coops. Love that paper for male cards. Love his outfit too!

Edna x

Wendy (Woo to friends!) said...

I love the distressed finish you've created and I like the fab layout too! Thanks for playing at HERE COME THE BOYS! Woo x

Creations by Shirl said...

What a great masculine card - luv the paper piercing and the color choices.... luv it....

Netty said...

Terrific card Coops and fabulous for a boy. Annette x

Teresa said...

Fabulous card Coops, love your fisherman, thanks for joining us at HCTB's challenge. Teresa xx

Sue said...

Hi Coops, What a fab card! Love the distressing and the paper piecing. Great image and love his expression!

Hugs Sue xx

Mina said...

it was a nice day here too Nic...oh I think he would catch loads of fish when they pop their heads up to admire his perfectly paper pieced putfit
Mina xxx

June Nelson said...

Brilliant card coops I love the effect with the paper piercing, its a thing ive never tried yet, must have a go!! have a great day darlin xxxxx

Dodici said...

Great male card and the cotton scrim fits perfectly with the fishing scene;)x

Jules said...

Hi Coops

A great card .. .. and yes a very trendy outfit.

Great layout and I am loving how that scrim looks!!

We had a hot day yesterday but this morning doesn't look quite so promising!!

Love Jules xx

Donna Mosley said...

Ooh! I just love it Nic. The image is fab and the paper piecing looks amazing. Great background too, you do these so well hun. A really great make. :o)

Donna x

Jessica said...

Fab card for those awkward man folk!!! Jxx

Jackie said...

What a fab card, he looks great in his funky gear :o)
Jackie xx

debby4000 said...

Love your gorgeous cute card Nic.
luv
Debby

Mary J said...

Really super card coops! Love that paper piecing!

CraftygasheadZo said...

Fab card, Coops. Love the paper piecing effect. Good one for all males. Zo x

Mummylade said...

love the outfit! Thank you so much for sharing with us at the Allsorts challenge this week and good luck!

Shelly said...

Hi! Such a fab card, love the mesh... and a great challenge to have chosen! Thanks for joining us at Cupcake Craft Challenges! Shelly x

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Looks fab hunnie! He looks very trendy in his paper pieced clothes!!
Bloody suns gone today lol!
hugs shell xx

Shazza said...

cool card, love those papers x

Lisa xx said...

oooh I love PP! this is fab xx

Sandra said...

Fabulous card love the paper piecing effect :) Sandra H

xGemmax said...

Fantastic card Coops...just brilliant!!
hugs and xxx

Liz's creative corner said...

Hi Hun, wow fab card, great image, brill paper piecing and papers, reminds me of my son and hubby too lol, hugs Liz xx

xxxtglxxx said...

Your paper-piecing looks fab - he does look kinda groovy! :)

Great touch with the mesh netting too Nic.

hugs

xxalisonxx

Cazza said...

Fabby male card Coops and the distressing looks great! :o)
Hugs,
Cazza
xxx

melsanford said...

Fab card! Love the image and the paper piecing! Love 'n' hugs, Mel xx

The Crafty Den said...

Hi Nic, what a fab male card. I love the paper pieced image and the distressing looks fantastic. Thanks for joining us at cupcake craft challenge this week. Hugs, Denise x

Arline said...

Love how you have distressed the edges! Fab card xx

Lee said...

What a Fantastic card.Love that image n those colours.xxx