Thursday, 7 July 2011

happy 60th birthday

Good evening all.i know i`m early but i`ve been working on this card all day so thought i would share it with you tonight.it is another 8x8 boxed card for my mums franchise owner.i have decorated the inside to match and also added a cheeky verse.
i can`t see any challenges for this one, warning picture heavy.

products used are:
teal and white card
dovecraft papers - from deep in the paper stash
faux stitching
computer generated sentiments.
a passion for stamps digi image - kingfisher
promarkers -ooooo and super excited cos got me inky paws on some of the fine nibs today, they are fab :D
promarkers used are:
oatmeal,ginger,spice,burnt orange
mint,turquoise,marine,petrol
bright green,forest gree,pine,holly
warm grey 1,3,5
cool grey 1,3,4,5
and a white gel pen for the gorgeous kingfishers spots
and a sideways view.
the box lid
and all of it together.
thanks so much for popping by, means a lot
going to order take out for tea now cos me and hubby are feeling lazy :D
have a great evening
luv coops xxxx

oooooo and do pop back in the morning as i have a GDT card to share with you for ? :D

 




36 comments:

Sandra said...

Stunning :) Sandra H

kay said...

beautiful card,great image,x

downrightcrafty said...

AWESOME colouring and there are several spotty challenges out there at the moment found mine on Feline. He definitely has the spotty bits fabulous card
Hugs Kate xx

lizzies said...

Gorgeous Card, Love your kingfisher, so beautiful. Lizzie

Debbie said...

Gorgeous card Nic, absolutely stunning and your kingfisher is beautiful...such brilliant colouring. Love it.
Debbie x

Paulagriff said...

Fantastic card, the kingfisher really pops out and looks stunning!! Paula xx

Tracey Brossart said...

Wow! Fabulous card and gorgeous image! Love the layout and the cool DP you've used! Great job! :D

Hugz,
xx Tracey xx

Little K Smith said...

Oh this is wonderful Coops! Absolutely stunning colouring of a gorgeous image! A great layout too :)
Kelly.x

Irene said...

gorgeous card, your colouring is fab as always, love Irene

Crafty Chris said...

Hi cant understand why you didnt get the stamps, but your card is gorgeous such a beautiful image and exceptional colouring luv the papers too.
Chris x
enjoy your takeaway

Inkypinkydelights said...

Lovely! but Nic, Simon Says challenge is for stitching, would this fit? Judy x

gina g said...

Fabulous card Nicola love the colours..my hubbies best fiend would just love this. There is a challenge for this one too here http://herecometheboysblogchallenge.blogspot.com/ spots and strips. luv gina xx

Viv's Visuals said...

Super card Coops... great colouring and a lovely kingfisher!

Wendy said...

Stunning card Coops,beautiful image and great papers.
Wendy xx

Creations by Shirl said...

Hey Coops~
I just luv hopping over to your blog, you create cards out of this world...You are so great with the colors choices and your masterpieces on your projects are awesome my friend..
Enjoy your tea...

Vicky said...

Fantastic Coops...! gorgeous colouring and dp's....and your layout is just perfect sweetie...

enjoy your takeaway...!

hugs Vicky xx

Janette said...

Hi Nic, this is a really fab card, the image is just brilliantly coloured and I love the papers, great job on the box too.xx

Elaine Stark said...

A striking card. Your colours are fab and papers lovely. He will love this card. Elaine

Di said...

Love it Coops. I hope youre going to charge a fiver again, at least. Fantastic colouring. I'm sure i saw a few "things with wings" challenges on Feline Playful. xx

Debs M said...

this is gorgeous x

Pink Dandelion said...

Fabulous card Nic, your colouring is gorgeous especially the white gel pen dots. Take Care Debs xx

Sarah said...

Stunning card Coops, love the colouring on the kingfisher. It's weird cos I am colouring an image tonight for a 60th card. I think the Simon Says Stamp challenge is stitching so you could enter there ;-) x

Sue said...

Fabulous card Nic,love the image.
Sue xx

karen said...

Stunning card, beautiful image, Karenx

Faye said...

Is there anything you can't colour beautifully?! ;)
xxx

cardmaking bird said...

Wonderful card for a 60th and the colours on the kingfisher are beautiful!! Hugs, Marie xx

jules said...

wow Coops gorgeous!! and your colouring is beautiful!

Rebekah said...

Wow Coops stunning colouring! Great card love all of this hugs Rebekah xx

xxxtglxxx said...

Oh wow! :)

Amazing colouring, just fabulous.

Bling it on is Anything Goes this week, and Truly Scrumptious is 'wings' ;)

hugs

xxalisonxx

Jules said...

Wow Coops .. . this is amazing.

Loving your image and that fantastic colouring. Nice to see a box that isn't white too.

Love Jules xx

p.s. It's nice to be lazy sometimes!!

Donna Mosley said...

Hi Nic, this is gorgeous, love you amazing colouring and the white dots you've added.

Donna x

Chrissy said...

Fabulous colouring Coops, and fabulous image, The kingfisher was my Mums favourite bird, always had to look out for them when travelling up north.Love the boxed set, just gorgeous.
Luv CHRISSYxx

chris richards said...

Oh I love kingfishers and you've captured the colours beautifully !
love and hugs
chris richards
xxxxx

melsanford said...

Beautiful card! Gorgeous image :-) Love 'n' hugs, Mel xx

Ruth said...

Absolutely fantastic!!! As you know I'm on holiday and can't blog much...just got a chance and saw this!! It's wonderful..thanks!! Ruth x

Juls said...

gorgeous Love your combo of papers! Hugs Juls