Sunday, 4 September 2011

you are my inspiration

good afternoon all.i hope you are all well.am just sitting here watching true blood, little man is on his xbox and hubby has gone to see his bro :D
so i have been sitting in my corner and creating :D
i am using one of ruths new digi stamps, its fantastic and you can find it here.
i am entering my card into the following challenges:
1.my mums craft shop challenge - 123 its easy (mine is 1 image,2 DP`s and 3 embellies -pearls,scrim and butterflies)
2.cute card thursday - challenge 180 - a pinch and a punch
3.stamp something challenge - september digi day
4.sweet stampin challenge - anything but birthday
5.crafting when we can challenge - challenge 1 - do it your way

 products used are:
cream pearl card
melissa francis papers - 5th avenue
melissa francis pearls
acrylic shimmer paints in gleaming silver and red/gold
scrim
martha stewert butterfly punch
personal impressions sentiment
a passion for stamps digi stamp - mannequin
promarkers and fleximarkers
white gel pen
distress ink - old paper
sandpaper
tim holtz distress tool

 promarkers and fleximarkers used are:
antique white,light fawn,pale blossom,watermelon.cadet blue,celestial blue - flexi`s
satin,pastel beige,khaki - pro`s


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

63 comments:

Debs M said...

very shabby chic, love it x

Creations by Shirl said...

what a beautiful dress Coops,
luv the colors and fab layout too!

Christine L said...

Lovely card Nic... very feminine!
Hugs
Christine x

Jane said...

Oooo I love this!

Mindy said...

Your card is so soft and elegant... just gorgeous!
Thanks for joining our 1st challenge at Crafting When We Can Challenges :)

Paulagriff said...

Gorgeous card, colours are fab!! Paula :)

Lorraine said...

this is stunning huni love the shabby look to it something i am still yet to master lol xx

nnalorac said...

Gorgeous card Coops, love those papers and the netted fabric draped over, perfect mix for your lovely image Carolxx

Jacee said...

gorgeous, so soft, a lovely card
Hugs Jacee

Nicola said...

Stunning card Coops, I love the soft colours and the wonderful image and butterfies!
Thanks for your fab comments you always leave me
Love Nicola xxx

Sheila said...

Wow Nic! Love this one - that dress is divine! Loving those papers too hun! Sheila:)X

cardmaking bird said...

Great image and I love the whole shabby feel to this card, it's fab! Hugs, Marie xxx

Delphine said...

Another fantastic card, Nic, very stylish! I love the colours and distressing and your layout is fab! Have a lovely evening and see you tomorrow:-)! Hugs Delphine xx

Vicky said...

Wow Coops this is gorgeous hun...! super image and I love the shabby chic feel to the card...

have a lovely evening...hugs Vicky xx

Inkypinkydelights said...

Lovely Nic! Love your use of the pearls on the dress- and those papers are gorgeous! Judy x

tilly said...

this is a very different but lovely card Coops,hope you have enjoyed your weekend
Tilly

Chrissy said...

Love shabby Chic..the pearls on the dress are fabulous..love the soft colours...lovely

Luv CHRISSYxx

Flowergirl said...

This is lovely, really beautiful card x
Wendy x

Sue said...

Beautiful card Nic.
Sue x

susiestacey said...

Very stylish - love it x Susan x

chris richards said...

great shabby look to this Nic,
love and hugs
chris richards
xxxx

jean said...

great card, love the layout and the colours, the backing papers actually look like fabric x jean

Ella's Design said...

Another lovely vintage/shabby chic creation! I love the colours on this one and I too have that Martha Stewart butterfly punch, which I have to say looks rather pretty cut from that delicate paper! Clever pearl detail on the dress, too. Lisa X

Catherine said...

Fab card coops!

Lyn said...

A truly beautiful card, just love he subtle colours you have used and the dress is beautiful.

Thank you for joining us this week at Crafting when we can for our 1st challenge

Pop's Cards said...

This is gorgeous hunni, love the colours, stunning creation hugs pops x x x

Cazza said...

Sooooo pretty Coops, a really stunning card hon!
Hugs,
Cazza
xxx

Sue said...

Hi hun
gorgeous card, luv the image,fab colours, luv the embelies, sue,x

pinky said...

Very feminine and pretty Coops, love all the touchy feelie embellishments.

Donna Mosley said...

Hi Nic, this is so beautiful. The image is gorgeous and I love how you've coloured it. Love the pretty papers and fab distressing.

Donna x

Feebsy said...

Wonderfil shabby chic look you've created Nic, it's lovely. Great stamp you've used too, very flapper girl.

Hope you're enjoying True Blood, I need to finish Season 3 myself, I got half way through and suddenly went off it :(. So, I'm going to give it another try.

Hope you had a great weekend.

Feebsy
xx

Sarah said...

Beautiful card Coops, love the vintage look, the distressing is fab with the image and colours xxx

Carol said...

Love this Coops your soft colours are gorgeous. Thanks for joining our first challenge at CWWC. Carol DT x

Amanda said...

Delightful card, love the soft pastel colours

Sandra said...

Beautiful card love the soft colours:) Sandra H

Poppet said...

Great card Coops love the distressing and the pastel colours you have used. The pearls on the hem are a nice touch.

Thank you for sharing your wonderful work with us at Crafting when we can challenges. :-) xx

Jacq said...

Hi Coops,
Absolutely Gorgeous!!! Love the image you've used, the dps, the colour scheme is so soft and feminine. Love the layout and the embellishments. Coloured to absolute perfection as always. Truly Gorgeous creation.
Hugs Jacqui xxx

Ruth said...

Ooh, I love what you've done with this !! The shabby chic treatment looks fantastic!! Thanks a million for your creation! I have a card half made using the same image but it's totally different. Ruth x

sue said...

beautiful card coops,love the colours & image sue xx

Debbie said...

Gorgeous, thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin. Debbiexx

CraftyLoops said...

Coops this is so stunning, I love these type of shabby chic cards you make. Lee x

xxxtglxxx said...

Wow, this is gorgeous and so different! :)

Thanks so much for joining us at Sweet Stampin this week,

hugs

xxalisonxx

Cor* said...

This is so wonderfully shabby chic! i love all the distressing and cheese cloth and butterflies!

June Nelson said...

This is so beautiful darlin, love the muted colours ou have used, its gorgeous x x huggies June xxxx

Andrea C said...

This is one of those cards you just couldn't keep your hands off. Looks lush x

jules said...

wow stunning card! love the soft colours!!

Wendy said...

Stunning card Coops,so beautiful.
Wendy xx

xGemmax said...

WOW...Coops, its absolutely stunning sweetie..love the shabby chic look which you have done to perfection sweetie :D
hugs and xxx
Gemma

Sue said...

Ooh love this one Coops! Gorgeous papers - so pretty, especially with the the glittered edges. and Wow - love the colouring on the dress - awesome!
Hugs Sue xx

cebelica said...

Wonderful card hun. I love the butterflies and the vintage touch. Thanks for playing with us at MMCS! Hugs!

coldwaters2 said...

Super card Nic a great image and I adore the distressing
Hugs
Lorraine x

Jemima's Jems said...

absolutely stunning and such prtty colours

Thank you for joining us at MMCS

Sue
xx

melsanford said...

Gorgeous card! Love the beautiful colours and the sparkle :-) Love 'n' hugs, Mel xx

Tracey T said...

The colours in this card are just stunning, Coops! I love the soft tones and the texture from the scrim gives it all a "floaty" quality - very, very pretty. Thank you for playing at Sweet Stampin' this week. Tracey x

Rachael said...

Love the pastely colours and all the pearls! Great card! Rach :) xx

Pam said...

Wow, I love the vintage look of this card & the colours you used for the dress work so well together!!

Fiona said...

this is gorgeous Nic and something totally different to the norm...fabby!!

Thanks for joining us at Sweet Stampin this week.

Fi
x

Lee said...

Really Beautiful i love it.xx

Kozmik said...

Great card - love the sheer and pearls - Thankyou for sharing with us at sweetstamping this week xxkozmikxx

Little K Smith said...

Oh this is a gorgeous vintage style card, the colours are so soft and gorgeous and I love the embellies too :)
Kelly.x

*psychangel* said...

Fabulous card Coops! This image is fab! Great netting on the card. Thank you for sharing with us at Crafting When We Can Challenges. Hugs, Ang x

Jennifer said...

Gorgeous!...loving all the textures xx Jenny xx

April said...

Thanks for entering our first challenge at Crafting When We Can! Hope to see more of your work in the weeks to come!