Friday, 22 July 2011

winter wondeland - the holly and the ivy

Good morning all.a scheduled post from me as i should be walking to work now.
this is my last GDT card today for the WINTER WONDERLAND challenge.
thankyou ladies for giving me the honour of  being part of your DT for a couple of weeks :D

 this weeks challenge is THE HOLLY AND THE IVY,another great theme
the sponser this week is SIMON SAYS STAMP. with the lucky winner recieving a £15 certificate.
so here is my card.
i am also enteting my card in to the following challenges:
1.little claires challenge - challenge 11 - things with wings
2.i love promarkers - challenge 75 - christmas in july


 products used are:
red and green pearl card
dovecraft christmas papers.
sentimenf cut form ribbon
red brads
green gems.
fabulous robin digi image - a passion for stamp - you can get him here
promarkers
chalk.


 promarkers used are;
forest,pine,holly
cinnamon.cocoa.walnut
lipstick red,poppy,berry,orange,crimson
sandstone,caramel,umber

and a sideways view.
thanks so much for popping by, means a lot.
luv coops xxxx

46 comments:

chris richards said...

Hi Nic, my favourite little bird and you've done a wonderful job with this.....just gorgeous !
love and hugs
chris richards
xxxxx

Stamping 4 Pleasure said...

What a lovely Christmas card. Great layout and colours.

Hugs, Sandra

Whisper said...

A very classic xmas image and am loving the layout and DP's, Luv Sam x

Debs M said...

your colouring is amazing, great card x

nessy said...

simply stunning coops ~love the bold colours and love the ribbon!!
vanessa xx

Stefanie said...

I love your choice of the image. It is so cute. Beautiful Christmas card!

X Stefanie

Sarah said...

Beautiful card Coops, love the traditional colours x

CraftyLoops said...

Gorgeous card, the robin is beautifully coloured. Lee xx

Sally said...

A perfect crimbo card Nic & a beautifully coloured robin, I love robins. Nice papers as well.
Sally x

Janette said...

Fab card Nic, love Robins too.xx

Linda said...

Fantastic card Coops the robin looks brilliant and it works so beautifully with the design papers you have chosen love Linda

McCrafty's Cards said...

Beautiful card Coop's I love Robins.
Kevin xx

McCrafty's Cards said...

Beautiful card Coop's I love Robins.
Kevin xx

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Fab card hun, love the robin he looks like hes got feathers!
hugs shell xx

Sheila said...

Nic, This is beautiful. Love the LO and that robin is so pretty - typically christmassy! Have a good weekend and maybe see you somewhere on the hop tomorrow! Sheila:)X Think my card will be busy.......:)

Tracy xx said...

Gorgeous card
Tracy xx

Sue said...

Hi Nic,hope your work day is ok.Gorgeous card,love your robin,he is so cute.Great papers.
Sue xx

Miria said...

Such a lovely card, Coops! Hugs, Miria

Angie said...

Hi Coops what a fab card i have a bit of a soft spot for robins. I always save my robin christmas cards they are on my craft cupboard door. If i made christmas cards with this image i wouldn't be able to give them away..Lol.
Hugs Angie x

Delphine said...

Yay, I'm here:-)! I love your card, Coops! Your robin looks fantastic, and your papers and layout are fab, love your pretty ribbon too! Huge thanks for all your lovely comments and support while I was away (and the rest of the year too:-)! BIG hugs Delphine xx

Creations by Shirl said...

luv the robin on the xmas card...very pretty colors....

Shazza said...

aww so cute, love how you managed to get texture with your Promarkers, I never seem to manage that very well x

downrightcrafty said...

stunning colouring on the robin and superb card it is fabulous to have you with us at the WW
Hugs Kate x

Deb said...

just gorgeous, love how you coloured the robin!
Have a fabulous weekend, Debxx

Sandra said...

Gorgeous card l love robbins they looks so lovely on cards and your colouring is gorgeous too!:) Sandra H

Christine L said...

Lovely card Nic.... robins are a favourite of mine!
Hugs
Christine x

sandy's crafty bits said...

ooo lovely little card nic ... he is a chirpy little chappie isn't he ?? have not started on my christmas cards yet ... happy crafting and have a great weekend ... love sandy xx

Wishcraft said...

Gorgeous Christmas card Nic, such a lovely image and great layout :o) Lisa x

Marion said...

Hi Coops,
I love Robins and this is a fabby one. Gorgeous card and lovely papers.
hugs
Marion

Donna said...

Totally gorgeous Nic and such amazing colouring, love this lil robin...too cute :) Donna x

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Thanks so much for being our GDT this month. This is such a lovely traditional card but looks so modern too. Love the way you have the lines on the bird looking like feathers. Marianne x

Time-To-Share said...

Lovely card Nic, robins always make me think of winter and christmas. Beautiful colours and layout. Luv & Hugs Trish x

Wendy said...

Beautiful christmas card Coops,love the robin.
Hope you have a lovely weekend.
Wendy xx

Mary J said...

Wonderful coops! Your colouring is amazing!

Sue said...

Ooh this is gorgeous! Love the robin's redbreast - it looks so real! Fab colouring and beautiful papers!

Hugs Sue xx

Little K Smith said...

Hi Coops
Sorry I've not been around much lately! I've just spent a lovely half an hour drooling over your fabulous work! :D
This is a gorgeous traditional crimbo card, I love how you've coloured the robin, just beautiful!
Have a lovely weekend :)
Kelly.x

jules said...

oh i love this Coops! it's a gorgeous card and the robin looks beautiful!

Cazza said...

AMAZING colouring Coops, love this Robin! :o)
Hugs,
Cazza
xxx

Jennifer said...

Just perfect hun....love your colouring! xx Jenny xx

xxxtglxxx said...

Lovely christmas card. I think the details on the colouring look brilliant. Great with the fine nibs eh? :D

Gorgeous papers and layout too.

hugs

xxalisonxx

xxxtglxxx said...

Just popping back to say thanks also for joining us at I ♥ Promarkers this week!

hugs

xxalisonxx

Georgina said...

A lovely christmas card. Great layout and colours.

Thank you for joining Little Claire blog challenge.

Lee said...

I love this soooo cute and i adore robins.xx

Juls said...

gorgeous card! Hugs Juls

Ruth said...

How on earth did miss this?? It's fabulous!! I love the way you've coloured it...so lifelike. The layout and DP looks great too! Thanks, Ruth x

Helen said...

Beautiful image and I love the way you've coloured it.

Thanks for joining us at Little Claire Designs.

Helen x