Monday, 15 August 2011

just because

good evening all.at last i am here,it seems really strange posting so late again but i got to earn my crust.
work went quick and it was like i`d never been away.
so tonights card is a bit of a quick make and i`m not sure if i like it or not.
never the less i am entering this into the following challenges:
1.sketch saturday - week 168
2.ces challenge - challenge 49 - mix and match
3.make it colourful challenge - challenge 30 - make it wet

products used are:
white pearl card
gcd ella blue paper and dovecraft eastern promise
melissa francis pearls
handcut clouds
personal impressions sentiment
gorjuss girl stamp - puddles of love
promarkers,
white gel pen

promarkers used are:
blush,sunkissed pink,coral
sandstone,caramel,umber
pink carnation,rose,mulberry
blue pearl,china blue,midnight blue
powder blue,china blue,ice grey 4
ice grey 1,pastel beige,khaki
white gel pen

and a sideways view.
thanks so much for popping by, means a lot.
off to have a mooch around now :D
luv coops xxx

65 comments:

jackid said...

how on earth can you NOT like it Nic it's beautiful love the clouds great idea. I used to hate my first day back wondering what mess I going to walk into and it never ceased to amaze me what I found (I don't know how they cope with out me now lol) but yes no sooner you get back it's like you have never been away oh well you only have a few days to do before you're off again it will fly by yake care
Jacki xx

Feebsy said...

Well I think she's lovely. I really like the blues and pinks and the rain looks fab as does the puddle. I realy like the pearls as raindrops on the clouds too, a great touch!

I'm glad work went well and quickly for you.

Feebsy
xx

karen said...

ah shes cute, gorgeous card and I love the clouds, hugs, Karenxx

Sue said...

Hi hun
not like it?? ya wana borrow me glasses? lol
Totallt gorgeous card, awesome colouring as always, beautiful papers & design, luv the ickle clouds, thank you for joining us at CES this week, hope to see you next time, sue,x

pinky said...

Wow you really have caught the rain drops in this gorgeous card Coops. I love that image and all those soft colours.

Jacq said...

Hi Coops,
Oh this is just Absolutely Gorgeous!!! I love it!! Love the Gorjuss image, the dp's, the colour scheme is just scrumptious. Love the layout and those little clouds are adorable. Coloured to absolute perfection as always. Lurveeee this card Coops.
Hugs Jacqui xxxx

Lynn said...

Lovely card ... it's gorjuss!

Lynn x

Amanda said...

Lovely card, fab colouring. Glad today went quick the first day back is always the worst

Mina said...

now why on earth wouldnt you like this Nic its a cracker of a card, gorgeous colour mix too...do you get a huge discount working in B&M btw...did you see my clock and mirror?
Mina xxx

shell said...

Gorjuss coops your raindrops are fantasic, in fact its a gorjuss card you must be mad not to like it, i think being back in work must have affected you hehehe.....
Shell xx

Sandra said...

Your card is fabulous lovely image and the colouring is stunning also your clouds are amazing:) Sandra H

Donna Mosley said...

Not like it? It;s gorgeous Nic, love the very pretty colours and the fab raindrops. Glad work went well for you hun.

Donna x

Catherine said...

Fantastic card!! Love it!!

Crafty Chris said...

This is a beautiful card Nic luv this image was tempted by this one but Im trying to be good.
Chris x

Lou Mac said...

Not like it?! It's gorgeous! LOVE that image and those raindrops looks really effective!! Neat idea with the clouds too - did you draw those freehand?! I can never get mine to look right!!

Take it easy. xo

Debs M said...

gorgeous! love the raindrops x

Christine L said...

So beautiful.. As always Nic! Love the clouds you've added.. And the rain drops too.. Also like the pink and blue colours!
Hugs
Christine x

Sarahshandmadecardsx said...

I love your card Nic. Great image beautifully coloured and I love the soft pink and blue shades you have used. Love the clouds and the raindrops. Hugs Sarahxx

coldwaters2 said...

Oh Nic how beautiful that image is the colours you have chosen to use are super and I adore those papers and the design.,
Hugs
Lorraine x

Wendy said...

Fantastic card Coops,love the image and stunning colouring,fab clouds and raindrops.
Wendy xx

nnalorac said...

We're always so critical of our own cards Coops! I love it...gorgeous colours and DPs, great clouds and the rain looks so realistic. Wish I could colour as good as this. Carolxx

Fiona said...

gorgeous card...loce the image and she is beautifully coloured, love how you have done the raindrops, very effective!!

Fi
x

Creations by Shirl said...

Another fabulous card Coops, I can even feel the raindrops falling on my head.... Oohh sooooo pretty, great colors pink/blue, lovely raindrops and those cloud are awesome....

Joey said...

Hiya Coops,

I love it, your colouring is gorgeous, love the rainy images :)

Joey x

Sally said...

Well I like it as well! Love the raindrops & the pearls on the clouds, a nice touch.
Sally x

Julie said...

Ok,need to know,WHY don't you like it? it's truely brilliant,however did you create those raindrops,not a technique I've ever seen before,it looks amazing. Maybe you're just tired after your first day back. Hope you have a great day tomorrow,Julie.x

Jennifer said...

So gorgeous! Really love the rain drops. xx Jenny xx

xxxtglxxx said...

Oh no, no, no! How can you not like this!! :) Its blimmin gorgeous!

Love the pearly card, and accents. Amazing colouring and just utterly adorable.

Have a great day,

hugs

xxalisonxx

Kimberly said...

what do you mean, your not sure you like it....it's super adorable. Love how you used rain paper inbehind the beautifully colored image...fantastic...love it..tfs
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Sue said...

Aww I love this Coops! Beautiful colouring! and that rain is awesome! Love the little clouds and the pearls. Gorgeous papers and sentiment! I think it's perfect!
Hope you have a good week!
Hugs Sue xx

gymjean said...

ow its a beautiful card just love it Hugs Jeanx

Squirrel x said...

Simply gorgeous hun - love the blue and pink together and your colourwork is, as always, brilliant! How brave of you to enter the MIC challenge ('fraid I wimped out and toddled off screaming) - your raindrops and puddle are amazing, so effective. Clever ol' bean. Hugs Sxx

Dodici said...

I think your card is fabulous.The image is cute and coloured so beautifully, love how you have added these clouds.
xxxx

chris richards said...

Awesome colouring nic and i love the pearls on the clouds ! I love it !
love and hugs
chris richards
xxxxx

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

beautiful, thanks for sharing!
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Jackie said...

What's not to like? Delightful image + coloured superbly + great layout = fantastic card :o)
Jackie xx

Jessica said...

Fabby card - beautiful colours and the clouds are sooooo sweet! Jxx

downrightcrafty said...

on catch up and gutted missed this one, love the image so adorable and perfectly coloured, you must nearly have run out of your ella blue papers I see them sneaking in on this one too, just a gorgeous card
Hugs Kate xx

Wishcraft said...

Oh it's lovely Nic, no idea why you don't like it! Gorgeous image, fab colouring - love your raindrops :o) Lisa x

weewiccababe said...

just Gorjuss Coops, loving the droplets of water - definitely need to give those a try
Debz
xx

Sue said...

Great card to reflect the rotten weather Nic.Hope this day is as quick as yesterday.
Sue xx

Nicola said...

Beautiful card, I love everything about it! The layers are fab, your colouring of such a sweet image is perfect and your attention to detail is amazing
Love Nicola xxx

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Oh hun its just gorgeous, love the water around her feet & the raindrops....just fab!
Need a tut now please missus!
Hugs Shell xx

Delphine said...

Gorgeous card, Coops! The rain looks fantastic! I love your colours and the layout and papers are gorgeous! I hope to be able to make a card for MIC challenge too:-) Have a lovely day! Hugs Delphine xx

jules said...

Hi Coops i agree with everyone else it's gorgeous!!

Katina said...

There's nothing left to say is there?!!! As everyone else has said - it's just gorgeous Nic! xx

kay said...

well this image sums up our weather at the moment,fab card,x

Marianne's Craftroom said...

This is gorjuss. I love her and your layout is fab. Those clouds really make it. Marianne x

Flowergirl said...

It's a gorgeous card! Love how you've done the rain x
Wendy x

Teresa said...

What a super duper card, everything about it is fantastic, really love it! Teresa xx

Sarah said...

This is gorgeous Coops, your colouring and the details are stunning x

Arline said...

This is lovely! Great image and love the colours you have used...they go really well together!x

Pop's Cards said...

Hi sweetie this is stunning gorgeous colours and fab details of rain drops they look amazing, hugs pops x

Julie said...

WEll you should love it Nic!! Great mix of papers and again wonderfully coloured!! Juleixx

Andria said...

Love this card, did you do the raindrops yourself, they are fab. Soo clever :) x

Angel said...

Once again hun, just gorgeous.
Love the image too.

Huggies Angel

Elaine Stark said...

Beautiful card, it is so eyecatching. Your colouring is beautiful. Elaine

Diane J said...

Pretty card, I really love it.... thanks also for your lovely comments about my cards. Diane x

Little K Smith said...

Oh this is another gorgeous creation! An adorable image and so beautifully coloured and lovin' the clouds too :)
Kelly.x

Andrea C said...

I personally love it, love the raindrops. Very different and wonderful card x

melsanford said...

Gorgeous card! I love the papers and those raindrops are fab!!!! Love 'n' hugs, Mel xx

darcy48 said...

Hi Coops what on earth is wrong with that gorgeous card its fab! Arlinex

cardmaking bird said...

Your colouring on this image is just wonderful!! Hugs, Marie xxx

Sheena said...

A fantastic card! Love the combination of papers - thanks for joining us at CES, Sheena xx

Shree's Blog said...

Hi Nicola, I adore this one and am sooo lucky to be the receiver of it too!!!! Yeah loving all your work, what an inspiration you are! Mind you a quick question for you, are you using a Martha Stewart Punch on the edges? lol

Shree xx