Sunday, 18 September 2011

sugar nellie showcase sunday

oh my, i have been sitting on this all week and i have barely been able to contain myself, lol.
i recieved an email from the lovely elaine asking if she could showcase my blog on THE SUGAR NELLIE BLOG.
wow!!! it only took a nano second to say a big YES PLEASE :D
i still can`t quite believe it, little ole me on one of the biggest and most well known blogs and home of the sweetest rubber.
thanks elaine for asking me, i feel so honoured :D
so i had to make a card which had not been blogged before so it was an ideal opportunity to ink up a sassy i got for my birthday,
i am also entering my card into the following challenges:
1.creative inspirations - challenge 129 - anything goes
2.crafty ribbon challenge - challeneg 2 - anything goes
3.cute card thursday - challenge 182 - anything goes.

 products used are:
green pearl card
kaiserkraft papers - devonshire collection
kaiserkraft roses
marianne swirl
cotton scrim
tim holtz distress tool
handwritten wording
sugar nellie stamp - simply sassy - retail therapy
promarkers and flexmarkers
white gel pen

 promarkers and flexmarkers used are:
light fawn,blush,sunkissed pink,coral
antique white,sandstone,caramel,umber
lime zest,pear,olive
oatmeal,ginger,spice,burnt orange
cinnamon,cocoa,walnut
background - satin,,pastel beige,khaki, white gel pen

and a sideways view,
thanks so much for popping by and sharing in my excitement today, eeeeeeek :D
and a big thankyou again to elaine ;D
luv coops xxxx

81 comments:

Catherine said...

Fab card coops, love those colours and congratulations on being featured! Well deserved...

chris richards said...

How exciting Nic.......You so deserve it and your card is just lovely !!
love and hugs
chris richards
xxxx

Karen said...

Well done Nic, congratulations, very well deserved. Love your blog. Your card is beautiful. You inspire me so much and I just love the sassy stamps. Fab colouring and design. xx

Fluffles said...

Another great card & a fab colour combo. Jx

Crafty Chris said...

Brilliant your card are always gorgeous you deserve it.
Chris x

Kristel said...

That is a gorgeous card Coops!
Love the colours in it!
Hugs Kristel

nnalorac said...

Congrats Coops on such an exciting moment for you! Well deserved. Your card as always stunning, gorgeous colour combo and the image is supberb. Have a lovely Sunday. Carolxx

Elaine said...

Thank YOU for letting me showcase your cards, the pleasure was all mine. Though it did take me ages to narrow them down to just a few!
All your cards are beautiful Nic, and there is a huge selection of Sugar Nellies to choose from.

Many thanks, it is much appreciated.

Love Elaine xx

Sue said...

Ooohhh congratulations Nic,thats fantastic.I love your card too,fab colours and lovely image.
Hugs Sue xx

Christine said...

WOW Nic I love this awesome fresh looking colour combo.. your stunning colouring does this image justice..well done you....

smiles Christine x

annies place said...

I'm so happy for you Nic, WELL DONE & CONGRATULATIONS.
You've converted me to Sassys, just bought my first.
Look forward to your showcase
Ann x

downrightcrafty said...

way to go girl, how very special and no wonder it did not take you long to say yes, love the bright oranges and greens on this stunner and the image as always so perfect
Hugs Kate xx

Sarah said...

Congratualtions on your fantastic news!! I'm not surprised you were asked. This card is amazing Coops, beautiful bright colours to brighten anyone's day.
Sarah xx :0)

carol said...

wow....well done you, i can here you smiling in your post.lol super card.
thanks for using our sketch this week from CRAFTY CATZ x carol x

Andrea C said...

I don't understand why you are surprised you are one extremely talented cardmaker. Your cards are truly gorgeous and big congrats. Plus loving this card very lush x

carol said...

HI COOPS sorry i meant to say crafty ribbons... lol your card is lovely either way, x carol

Pop's Cards said...

This is just stunning sweetie hugs pops x

Feebsy said...

Congratulations Nic, very well deserved spotlight!

A beautiful card too, I love the colour combo and you've coloured her fabulously as always. Great dp's as well.

I hope you have a great weekend!

Feebsy
xx

sue said...

well done coops,Congratualtions well deserved,your cards are stunning. sue xx

Wendy said...

Congratulations Nic,well deserved,your cards are stunning love them all.
Wendy xx

Jackie said...

Congratulations, I'm not at all surprised.
Fantabulous card and superb colours :o)
Jackie xx

Rosietoes said...

Well done Coops and well deserved, your cards are stupendous and this one is another fab card.

Edna x

McCrafty's Cards said...

Congratulations on being featured, its well deserved, fabulous card, fab colouring as always and I like colour combo.
Kevin xx

Fiona said...

gorgeous card Ni...love those citrussy(is that a word) colours!! Fabby colouring as always too!!

well done on your spot!!

Fi
x

Jane said...

Congratulations Nic, love the colours on this one. Take care, Jane x

tilly said...

This is stunning, how exciting for you, bet you have been bursting to tell us lol, love your colours and your new sassy is fab!
Tilly

Sarah said...

Many congratulations Coops, whoo hoo! Very well deserved cos your work is always stunning. I love the gorgeous bright colours on this card and your colouring is amazing xxx

Sandra said...

Many congratulations Coops l love all your cards they are beautifully coloured and a lot of thought goes into them !:) Sandra H

Janette said...

So happy for you Nic, saw the post first thing and left a comment for you there too.....well done and so well deserved.xx

gina g said...

Hi Nicola I'm so pleased for you hun your cards are always amazing so i'm not surprised and this one is beautiful i love the colours and the papers are gorgeous. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Ribbons for our challenge. luv gina xx

Cazza said...

Wahooooo Coops, huge congrats hon but very well deserved, you totally rock Sassys!!
Gorgeous card and lush colour combo! :o)
Hugs,
Cazza
xxx

Donna said...

Stunning card Nic, gorgeous zingy colours you've used and a cracking layout :) Donna ♥ x

Sarah said...

Hi Coops, well I'm only surprised it took them so long to ask you! Your cards are always so fab and your colouring - out of this world. Love this card, the colours are just gorgeous. Big congrats! Sarah

melsanford said...

Congratulations! Well deserved :-) Gorgeous card - I love those colours!!!! Love 'n' hugs, Mel xx

Aunty Sue said...

Congrats Nic another stunner not sure how elaine managed to pick which to show as they are all brilliant

Creations by Shirl said...

Big congrats to you Coops - you are so remarkable...
Luv this color combo and great layout too...

Katina said...

Woohoo! Fab news Coops and so well deserved!! An utterly gorgeous make again today; fabulous colouring and detail. xx

Vicky said...

Aww Coops...I so love your card hun...and well done too on being showcased...well deserved sweetie...!

have a super afternoon...hugs Vicky xx

Rachael said...

WOW! The shading of her hair is amazing!! Such a lovely card! Congrtas on being showcased too! Rach :) xx

Marion said...

Hi Coops,
Huge congratulations, you sure deserve to be there. I love your work and get so much inspiration from your little works of art.
hugs
Marion

Shazza said...

congratulations hun, well deserved. beautiful card x

Marianne's Craftroom said...

No surprise at all Coops, coz your cards are always so gorgeous and this lovely bright one is no exception. Marianne x

jackid said...

Well congrats to you you did well to keep that quiet I will just say what everyone above has said and not suprised one buit your cards are always stunning and a pleasure to see
Jacki xx

Paulagriff said...

massive congrats!!! your cards are fantastic and you deserve to be showcased :) this card is fab, i love this sassy image and you've done it fabulously!! Paula :) xx

Sue said...

Beautiful card Nic, and congrats on being featured. Sue x

Christine L said...

Well done on your showcase Nic! Well deserved... Elaine has good taste - as this card is Fab!
Hugs
Christine x

sandy's crafty bits said...

oh my goodness ... congrats and well done ... your cards are always an inspiration to me ... love this little lass ... love the colours and love your design ... well done and happy crafting love sandy xx

Julie said...

Love the citrus colour scheme, lovely card.

Netty said...

Huge congratulations Coops and so well deserved.
Loving your latest card, brilliant colours. Annette x

craftybirdlisa said...

Many congratulations Coops. Your cards are fab, your blog is inspirational. This card is gorgeous and I love the colours.

Hugs

Lisa x

Sue said...

Ooh well done Coops! Way to go! and what a stunning card! Gorgeous image and colouring and those papers and flowers are delish! Love it!
Have a really great evening!
Hugs Sue xx

Chrissy said...

Congratulations Coops, so well deserved...I love the colours on this card, so bright and beautiful...gorgeous image..

Luv CHRISSYxx

Deb said...

Beautiful card and well done on being showcased, not surprising your cards are fabulous!
Many thanks for joining us at Cute Card Thursday this week!
Have a great weekend, happy crafting, Debxx

Wishcraft said...

Huge congrats on your showcase hun, very well deserved! Love your card, it's gorgeous :o) Fab zingy colours and love this image, might have to get this one. Lisa x

CraftyLoops said...

Ack my goodness that really is fabulous news, Im so delighted for you. You really deserve to have your blog showcased, your cards are always so beautiful and this is no exception. Lee xx

Jacq said...

Hi Coops,
Absolutley Gorgeous!!! Love the gorgeous image, the dps, the colour scheme is just fab. Love the layout and those flowers are just beautiful. Coloured to absolute perfection as always.
Hugs Jacqui xxx

xGemmax said...

A massive congrats sweetie for being showcase...you well deserved it, your one very talented & inspirational girl...Well done sweetie!!
Such a stunning card sweetie & love the distressed look too which you nail it every time..perfect! :D
hugs and xxx
Gemma

Pink Dandelion said...

Congratulations on your fantastic news, well deserved. Beautiful card, love the citrussy, zingy colours. Debs xx

Kim Dellow said...

Just gorgeous! Lovely card. Kim

susiestacey said...

Gorgeous gorgeous gorgeous and well done you!!!! x Susan x

Kathleen said...

Congratulations Coops on your wonderful news.

Gorgeous card. Love the colours and image.
Kathleen x

Lyndsey Marie said...

Well many congrats on being featured. Your cards are always fabulous and your blog has a lovely mixture of different style so am not surprised. Love this card gorgeous image and bright, fresh zingy colours. Great layout too.
Lyndsey xx

*Jellie* said...

Well done!
Another lovely card. Thanks for sharing the Promarkers you use to (it really helps us newbies out!)

Rebekah said...

This is so fab Nic I love the colour combo and she is such a great image, major well done on being showcased fully deserved! Hugs Rebekah xx

Mau xx said...

So well deserved Coops, you make such fab cards. This card is just wonderful, I love your new Sassy xx sorry i have just got on today as I have been packing my case for my hols...yippee! I will go check out your Showcase though before I go to my bed, need to be up at 5-30..yikes!
See you next weekend Hugs Mau xx

Delphine said...

Wooooohooooo:-)! Congratulations Coops, what an honour, but so very well deserved! Your card is gorgeous with amazing colours and a great image! Beautiful papers and embellies, and fab layout as always! Have a lovely evening! Hugs Delphine xx

Julie said...

Oh Nic, I couldn't think of anyone more deserving than you to be showcased!! Your colouring and design of your SN cards are always awesome and this card is no exception - stunning! Love the zingy colours!! Well done you, lovely!! Juliexx

coldwaters2 said...

WOW Nic what awesome news, mind you your work is brilliant especially with the Sugar Nellie stamps, your designs and colouring are superb just like this beauty you are showing now.
Hugs
Lorraine x

Lee said...

CONGRATULATIONS.You so deserve it.Another Stunning card,LOVE the colours,and everything about it.xx

Sarahshandmadecardsx said...

Hi Nic a stunning card. A great image and I love those gorgeous zingy colours you have used.

Many congratulations on your Sugar Nellie Showcase you so deserve it. Your cards are stunning.

Hugs Sarahxx

Jennifer said...

Many congrats Nic :-) Stunning card as ever xx Jenny xx

Digi Darla said...

Ooh! Congrats Girl! I love this card! The colors, paper, coloring,the layering, the edges, the edges, THE EDGES! Wowsers! Awesome card! XXX~Darla
humbly of digidarla.com

debby4000 said...

Oh WOW gorgeous card Nic and what an adorable image, great colours too.
luv
Debby

Mags said...

Congratulations!! It's thoroughly deserved, your cards really are superb. I love the bright colours on this, and the sentiment made me laugh!

luv, Mags x

Time-To-Share said...

Stunning card Nic! Congrats too! Luv Trish x

NGCARDS said...

Wow a gorgeous card hun! Thanks for playing along with our Anything Goes Challenge at Creative Inspirations Wednesday's Challenge Blog this week! xxx

cardmaking bird said...

I did pop over and saw your showcase yesterday and wanted to say 'congrats, hun'!!! Very well deserved and you showed some beautiful cards!! Hugs, Marie xx

Denise and Louise said...

Huge congrats on being showcased - well deserved as all your cards are gorgeous.
Hugs
Denise xx

shell said...

Oh this is just gorjuss, thanks for joining us at Creative Inspirations this week.
Shell xx
PS CONGRATULATIONS hun well deserved x

Little K Smith said...

Oh another gorgeous card Coops, I love the colours, a great layout and beautiful roses too :)
Kelly.x

Juls said...

FAB!! Love the autumn colours and all the distressed edges!! Hugs Juls