Sunday, 13 November 2011

caught in a snowstorm

Good evening all.i hope you are all well.am a little late tonight but at least my basket of ironing is done and i watched a couple of films with my little man, home alone 3 and ice age 3.i love kids films.lol :D
so on to my card which is a really simple one cos it has suddenly dawned on me that i am way short on christmas cards for my own use.
i am entering tonights card into the following challenges:
1.i love promarkers challenge - challenge 91 - follow that sketch
2.allsorts challenge - week 129 - black and white and 1 other colour

products used are:
black card
echo park paper - silver bells - thanks mina
nellie oval
nestie snowflakes - thanks christine
papermania brads
marianne designs stamp - DDS3312
papermania sentiment
stickles stardust
promarkers and flexmarkers
white gel pen

promarkers and flexmarkers used are:
cool grey 1,2,3,4,5
ice grey 1,2.3.4.5
cloud blue,celestial,cadet

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

61 comments:

jo said...

Coops, that's fantastic! Glad you're little man's better.
Jo x

Sarah said...

Great card Coops, love how you've created the snowstorm!
I too love kids films, who says we have to get older!!
Sorry I've not been around much, i'm trying to rectify that now.
Sarah xx :0)

Catherine said...

Fab card, just love that image.....

sara said...

ooh that image looks fab coloured in the greys like that a lot
hugs sara x x x

*Jellie* said...

I'm using a similar layout for lots of my Christmas cards too. Another great card- the simple colour scheme really draws the eye to the beautiful image.

Sandra said...

Beautiful card and the image and snowflakes are just gorgeous:) Sandra H

Elaine Stark said...

Beautiful card. Love the colours. Elaine

Suzilou said...

What a great card, love the image and that paper is just brill.

Must watch ice age 3, kids assure me we have it on DVD but for some reason have never watched it hehe did watch Mulan though last night :)

CRAZYCRAFTSHED said...

Gorgeous card Nic love the image
Hugs Dianne xx :)

Whisper said...

Fabby hun and those Nestie snowflakes you will use over and over again, i should know, as i have them, Luv Sam x

Donna Mosley said...

This is amazing Nic. I love the image and how you have coloured it. Great snow scene and gorgeous snowflakes. Glad you had a lovely afternoon with the little man, kids films are great are'nt they. I love the goonies. :o)

Donna x

Lynsey said...

Hi Coops what a gorgeous card! I love the snow background!
Hugs Lynsey x

Diane's Card Designs said...

A gorgeous card as always. Such a sweet image and love the layout. Glad your little man is better.
Diane xx

Sarah said...

Another wonderful card - love the way you've coloured the image. Those snowflakes are great as well. Sarah

Sue said...

Hi hun
oh i luv ice age kids films wasted on kides lol
gorgeous care, fab image, awesome colouring,luv the sky, fab design, sue,x

susiestacey said...

Hi Coops - gorgeous card and so are the others over the last weeks or so - good luck with the table sale am sure you will do well x Susan x

Mau xx said...

Great card Coops love the colours and the image is so cute. Glad you had fun with the little man xx

cardmaking bird said...

Gorgeous image, Nic and I LOVE how you've coloured it, just fab hun!!! Hugs, Marie xx

Tine said...

Hi Nic. Love your treatment of the image. Fab card. Thanks for joining us at I ♥ Promarkers.
Tine :)

Creations by Shirl said...

Love the scenary of your card, such a cute image... great colors and fab card.....

McCrafty's Cards said...

Gorgeous card Coop's, I like the image fab colouring.
Kevin xx

Sue said...

Wow! this is Stunning Coops! Love the paper and layout and the image is gorgeous - so beautiful in those colours! Love it all !!
It suddenly dawned on me yesterday that Christmas is nearly here!!! Have usually done all my shopping by now!! and I've done None!! Yikes!!!
I always watch Home Alone films at Christmas with my daughter - she's 26!! but we love them !! :-))
Hugs Sue xx

CraftyC said...

Wow its gorgeous Nic, fab colouring with the greys and love the paper!
Clairexx

Netty said...

Loving your beautiful image, another great Christmas card Coops. x

Jennifer said...

Stunning Nic. Love the colour mix....works well! xx Jenny xx

xxxtglxxx said...

Oh what a gorgeous image! :) Love this Nic. Great card and so atmospheric.

I love kidz films too ;) and I watch Home Alone almost every time its on! lol

hugs

xxalisonxx

karen said...

Fabulous coops, love how the image pops off the page, wish I done my ironing now! have a great week, Karenx

June Nelson said...

This is gorgeous Coops, I watched ice age 3 too it was great xx

Dodici said...

LOve it,Coops!You have coloured the image so beautifully that it makes the whole card!xxxx

Christine L said...

Fab image and brilliantly created snowstorm Nic... love it!

I'm another that loves kids films... though don't have any grandkids yet to have the excuse to watch them... though, got to admit, Toy Story is on the recorder... lol!
Hugs
Christine x

brenda said...

A really geat Christmas card Nic.

Thank you so much for joining in at Allsorts Challenge this week and good luck.

B x

downrightcrafty said...

hiya still working through my ironing pile, it doesn't half get in the way of your crafting. Love the simplicity of this card and the main focus of the image which is as always beautifully coloured
Hugs Kate xx

louise said...

Another fab card Coops, I was watching ice age 3 also with my daughter just love the kids films lol
Hugs louise xx

Lavender Rose said...

I love the grey shading, it makes the blue and snowstorm even more effective, a great card.

Sarah said...

We watched Ice Age 3 here too. Love your card, very striking and your colouring is amazing x

Jules said...

Hi Coops

A beautiful Christmas card.

Love your colour choices and what you have done with your image.

Sounds like you have had a lovely weekend.

Love Jules xx

Kristel said...

That is a gorgeous card again Coops! Looks great!
Hugs Kristel

Angie said...

Hi Coops we watched Ice Age 3 as well last night great film. Love your card the image is fantastic and i love the colours it works really well.
Hugs Angie x

Angie said...

beautiful card. angiexx

tilly said...

hope the little mans head is better now coops... golly, it does look cold out in that snow, fab card
Tilly

Rebekah said...

Gosh this is wonderful Nic! Glad your little man is on the mend its always hard when they are poorly. Mine all watched ice age 3 upstairs in the eldest's room last night whilst mum fell asleep on the sofa and dad watched the frozen planet lol! (I had a long wkemd at work) big hugs Rebekah xx

Sheena said...

I've just been catching up and I've just read about the little man's injury - I hope he's feeling a lot better now.
Well done on being able to make such lovely cards even with a poorly wee man to look after and spoil!

Hugs
Sheena
xxx

Chris(craft) and Dave(photos) Richards said...

Nice winter card Nic ! Love the sparkle....
love and hugs
chris richards
xxxxxxxxx

CraftyLoops said...

Such a beautiful wee image. Terrific card Coops Lee x

Mary J said...

Fantastic use of those colours coops - love this!

Wishcraft said...

What a lovely image Nic, fab card! I love kids films too, loving it now that Dex is old enough so we can all go to the cinema together :o) Lisa x

Sue said...

Beautiful card, Sue x

Delphine said...

Such a beautiful card, Coops! I love your image and your choice of colours! The shades of blue are fantastic! Hugs Delphine xx

Little K Smith said...

Oh this is fabulous Coops, I love how you've coloured the image and that paper is fabulous, I've just bought a skirt with that design on :D
Kelly.x

Jill said...

Fantastic cristmascard and I just love the use of blue :)
Such a sweet image!
Thanks for joining Allsorts this week and good luck
Hugs, Jill

Sarahshandmadecardsx said...

A very striking card - I love the injection of blue with the black and white. Hugs Sarahxx

PS: Me and my boys love those 2 films too. I love watching Home Alone around Xmas time.

Lee said...

Gorgeous image love that lil doggy.Fab coloring n layout.Glad lil man ok.Huggles xxx

WeirdCat said...

Great card, fantastic colouring, love the snow falling, thank you for joining us at I♥Promarkers this week
Ruth x

Sandra (Stamping For Pleasure) said...

Totally brilliant x

Debs M said...

what a great effect x

jules said...

wow love it! lush paper and gorgeous image well done again Coops!!!

Nicola said...

Love your beautiful Christmas card Coops, the colour combo is stunning, the image is coloured to perfection and what a fab design!
Thanks for entering my Black/White plus one challenge for Allsorts this week and good luck!
Love Nicola xxx

coldwaters2 said...

What a gorgeous card Nic, that image really stands out and the colours are super.
Hugs
Lorraine x

craftybirdlisa said...

Stunning, stunning, love it, gorgeous colours and brilliant paper choice. x

Juls said...

this is gorgeous!!! I love how you have kept the image monochromatic, but made the sky blue, really striking!

hugs Juls

melsanford said...

Oh wow! This is fantastic! Love, love, love your colouring :-) Love 'n' hugs, Mel xx