Tuesday, 13 September 2011

old saint nick in sepia

Good evening all.i hope you are all well.i have had a cracking headache all day but have had some different headache tabs now and they have dulled it, thank goodness.
so on to tonights card which i am entering into the following challenges:
1.the sugar bowl challenge - challenge 67 - erika`s sketch (2nd entry)
2.scrapbook sisters - card challenge 51 - ho.ho.ho
3.stamp somthing challenge - something to say goodbye - anything goes
4.winter wonderland challenge - santa claus is coming to town

 products used are:
cream pearl card
dovecraft vintage christmas papers
tim holtz distress tool
pearl from stash
papermania sentiment
sugar nellie stamp - old saint nick
promarkers and flexmarkers
white gel pen
glamour dust

promarkers and flexmarkers used are:
antique white,satin,tan,cinnamon,walnut
background - satin.pastel beige.khaki
white gel pen
and a sideways view.
thanks so much for popping by, means a lot
luv coops xxxx

71 comments:

Debbie said...

Absolutely beautiful Coops...love this image...hope the headache gets better soon.
Debbie x

Sue said...

Fab card Nic,love the colour on Santa.
Hope your headache goes away.
Hugs Sue xx

Chrissy said...

Oh! That is different colouring....and I love it. Fabulous card. Love the glittered background papers.

Luv CHRISSYxx

Denise and Louise said...

Hope the headache goes away very soon xx Love this - Santa looks great in sepia and I love the distressed papers.
Hugs
Denise xx

Teresa said...

Wow this is another stunning card Coops, I love this cute stamp and the colours you've chosen, it's so sweet.
Teresa xx

Catherine said...

Fantastic card coops, adore the sepia colours!

Wendy said...

This is gorgeous Coops,love that santa image,fantastic colouring.
Wendy xx

Rebekah said...

What a wonderful card love the soft sepia browns this is gorgeous! Hugs Rebekah xx PS hope the headache clears fully soon x

karen said...

Gorgeous card, love how you coloured this up, hope you feel better, Karenxxx

Sarah said...

Hi ya, what a beautiful card - I love the colours! Sorry to hear you've had a headache, I suffer from migraines myself and understand the pain that comes from headaches - hope it leaves you alone soon. Sarah

Donna Mosley said...

WOW!!!! This is stunning Nic, love the Santa and your gorgeous sepia colouring. Hope you feel better soon hun.

Donna x

Diane's Card Designs said...

Wow this is stunning Coops. Love the image and colouring. The colour combo and sparkle are gorgeous.
Diane xx

sara said...

gorgeous card he looks great in sepia fab papers too
hugs sara x x x

pinky said...

Oh my word Coops that is just stunning.

downrightcrafty said...

hi hun, you are always my last hop before bed, and you never fail to impress, love the sepia and those stunning papers again and lovely distressing, great compilation on the card just love it all
Hugs Kate xx

Fleur said...

Oh Nic, this is another stunning card, gorgeously coloured.

Hugz Fleur xXx

Viv's Visuals said...

Fab card Coops - colours are just gorgeous. x

Creations by Shirl said...

Such a fab and great coloring choices of saint nick Coops!
Luv all those sparkling going on too!

purpleprincess2007 said...

Hi coops, fantastic card, I really love your brown tones, I'm too scared to try sepia lol hope the headache clears soon I get them a lot so I empathise completely xx cara xx

nnalorac said...

Oh wow coops! he is one gorgeous Santa, love it in Sepia and love the snowflake on your Noel. Carolxx

Squirrel x said...

WOW Nic! Wow wow wow wow! Hang on, I need you to be certain of this .... WOW!! Absolutely brilliant babes, love it love it love it. Hope your headache eases soon sweetie. Gentle hugs, Sxx

Sarahshandmadecardsx said...

A great card Nic - santa looks fab in sepia colours and love your DPs too. Hugs Sarahxx

Susan Flynn said...

What a beautiful card Coops, the image is really cute and the layout is very effective. Hope your headache goes away and stays away, xx

Karen said...

Beautiful. Love the papers and the image. Once again your colouring is superb xx

CRAZYCRAFTSHED said...

Gorgeous card Nic love the santa and colour you have used
Hugs Dianne xx :)

Ella's Design said...

Love, love, love the colouring on this one, Nic! Very clever! Pretty papers in the background too! Hope the headache goes soon - Lisa X

Mau xx said...

What a great Santa, love him in Sepia. Hope your headache vanishes quickly with your new tablets. I know how you feel, I suffer(as now)
with pressure headaches with the wind. Hope you feel better real soon xxxx Mau

coldwaters2 said...

Brilliant card Nic I absolutely adore the sepia look another bit of inspiration from you, those papers look stunning, a top notch card.
Hugs
Lorraine x

Sally said...

Oh Santa looks smashing in sepia, what a different idea from you. Love all the distressing & glitter. Sorry to hear you had a bad head all day but happy to hear that it's gone now.
Sally x

Mags said...

Wow, this is so sophisticated! I love how you've coloured Santa, the shading looks so good!

I hope the headache goes away!

luv, Mags x

Sandra said...

Hi hope your headache has cleared, gorgeous card the image is beautiful love the sepia colours and the glittering truly remarkable :) Sandra H

Cor* said...

Do u seriously go and comment on everyone who commented on your cards? OMG! You truly are amazing!! And your are a stinker.....I am just finishing off my first entry for this sketch challenge!! I love your monotone feel and your spotty work is fabby !!

Sue said...

Ooh I love this Coops! Santa looks gorgeous - awesome colouring. The papers and glitter are delish. Love it all!
Hope your headache is gone tomorrow!
Take care!
Hugs Sue xx

chris richards said...

Oh this is so special Nic, love it !!!
love and hugs
chris richards
xxxxxx

cebelica said...

Oh hun, this is just too cute! Perfect card for Christmas! I like the vintage look and untraditional colours. Girl, your coloring is FAB! Really a gorgeous card! Hugs!

Andrea C said...

I hate making crimbo cards but I do like to look at them. This is brilliant. x

debby4000 said...

Adorable, beautiful card Nic and love how you've coloured Santa.
luv
Debby

Jackie said...

Superb card, gorgeous colours and fab layout :o)
Jackie xx

Mad Moose said...

this is stunning! really beautiful card. x

Juls said...

Hi Nic

I am playing catch up in blog land at the mo, I have enjoyed having a good nosey round your blog, to check out everything I have missed, as always, such inspirational work!!

This card is so gorgeous!!! I do love sepia colour tones ... I love the dotty effect around the edge of the image, and the touches of sparkle!!

Hugs Juls

Fluffles said...

Beautiful card...love the colours, Jx

Jules said...

Hi Coops

A gorgeous Christmas card. Loving the sepia!!

Beautiful backing papers too.

Hope you haven't been too windswept these last couple of day.

Love Jules xx

Shazza said...

this is beautiful, love the sepia tones
x

tilly said...

love the colours and all the glitter, hope you are soon feeling better
Tilly

Sarah said...

Hope your headache has now gone x I absolutely love this card Coops, your colouring is amazing x

Christine L said...

Oooooh this is very different Nic... I like it BECAUSE it's so different, but don't know if I could do a Santa that's not red!! LOL! Yeah yeah yeah, I'm an old fashioned so and so...
Hugs
Christine x

Christine L said...

PS Hope your headache has gone away today xx

petra,s cards said...

wauw coops what a fabulous card great colours, papers and love the glitters!!!
xx petra

Jennifer said...

Gorgeous! Love the colours and sparkle. Hope you are feeling better xx Jenny xx

Lee said...

Hi hun,hope the head is better.Fab card love the sepia.Great image.Huggles xxx

sandy's crafty bits said...

wow super little card nic ... really super sepia ... have not started on my christmas cards yet ... must get a move on ... lol ... happy crafting love sandy xx hope you are feeling a bit better today xx

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Hope you're feeling better today. This is gorgeous. I love the soft colours. Thanks for playing at Winter Wonderland. Marianne x

~**Bashnee**~ said...

Coops, this is amazing! Love love love the colours and the sparkle! Hope your head ache is better. xx

Danielle said...

Beautiful! Love the santa image and all the sparkle! Thanks for joining in our Santa challenge at Winter Wonderland this week!
Hugs, Danielle

Janette said...

Hi Nic, Oh I always love a sepia Christmas card, don't really know why, just do and this is fabulous hun......hope your headache is better by now.xx

Kerryn said...

so gorgeous!! I love the muted colours and santa is so cute! Love that distressed look too.
Hope your headaches ease off. I've had a splitting one for a few days too, with this virus thing i've got. xxxxxxxxx

Kristel said...

Wowww this is sooooo stunning Coops!!
Hugs Kristel

pickle said...

Another absolute stunner Nic. Coloured to perfection as always :)
Kerry x

McCrafty's Cards said...

an absolutely gorgeous card Coop's, I like the sweet image and the design.
Kevin xx

Delphine said...

Absolutely gorgeous, Nic! Fantastic image and I love your colours and colouring! Gorgeous papers too and I love all the sparkle! Have a lovely evening! Hugs Delphine xx

Paulagriff said...

Wow this is fantastic! Love the colours, it seems to make it look more sparkly, fantastic card, Santa is wonderful! Paula :)

Sally said...

Absolutely gorgeous card. Love the sepia it looks absolutely fab. Thanks for joining us at Winter Wonderland this week.
Hugs Sally xxx

Cazza said...

Wow Coops, I LOVE THIS!! What a brilliant card!! Amazing colouring too hon, love it :o)
Hugs,
Cazza
xxx

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Just gorgeous hun, love it!
Hugs Shell xx

melsanford said...

Such a cute santa! Love the fab layout - it's looks gorgeous in sepia. Hope your headache has gone now! Love 'n' hugs, Mel xx

xxxtglxxx said...

How stunning is this in sepia! Awesome colouring and fab layout. Love the glittery stuff too. :D

hugs

xxalisonxx

Little K Smith said...

Oh I love this Coops! I NEED this Santa and I love how you've coloured him too :)
Kelly.x

xGemmax said...

Absolutely stunning sweetie..Santa look amazing in sepia too, love it :D
hugs and xxx
Gemma

gina g said...

Beautiful card i love the sweet santa image and the papers are gorgeous. luv gina xx

Pam said...

I love this, the sepia & the distressing gives it a very vintage feel & it is a very unusual colour choice for a Christmas card but it works really really well!!

jules said...

stunning card Coops love the colour!!!