Thursday, 3 November 2011

even santa needs to put his feet up

Good evening all.i hope you are all well.well i`ve had my tea followed by a glug of gaviscone and then i have sat in my cluttered corner and made tonights card which i am entering into the following challenges:
1.pollycraft monday challenge - challenge 117 - anything goes
2.ladybug craft ink challenge - challenge 44 - non traditional/distressed christmas ( i went for distressed)
3.creative inspirations challenge - challenge 136 - lashings of sparkle
4.i love promarkers challenge - challenge 90 - glitter and glirz
5.crafts and me challenge - challenge 59 - let the music move you
6.the paper shelter challenge - challenge 38 - christmas fun

products used are:
red pearl card
kaisercraft papers -tis the season and vintage timeless
sentiment cut from the tis the season papers(open your presents at christmas time but be thankful year round for the gifts you receive)
gems from stash
glamour dust
molly bloom stamp - MB 0174 N
promarkers and flexmarkes
tim holtz distress tool

promarkers and flexmarkers used are:
amaranth red,cardinal.crimson,burgandy,shale
tan,cinnamon,walnut
cool grey 1,2,3,antique white
chartreuse,forest green,pine
pastel yellow,mustard,raw sienna
antique white,sandstone,caramel,umber
satin,pastel beige,khaki

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

71 comments:

Fiona said...

fab card Nic...just reminded me I have a Santa all ready and waiting to go onto a card!!

Fi
x

Donna Mosley said...

LOVE IT Nic, what a really fab image, perfectly coloured and I love the sentiment. Great idea.

Donna x

Debs M said...

love this ,great image/sentiment and fab colouring x

Kathleen said...

Gorgeous card coops, love the image and dp.
Try zantac for your heartburn, you can buy it at the pharmacy x
Hugs Kat xx

Denise and Louise said...

Love this fun card - that Santa image is wonderful (love the holey socks!).
Hugs
Denise xx

Judi said...

Hi Coops

Glad you got your tooth sorted.

Love your card, and Santa's holey socks, lol.

Hugs

Judi xx

jo said...

Hi Coops, love your Santa - even his holey socks lol!!!
Jo x

chris richards said...

Brilliant santa image Nic !
Great card !!
love and hugs
chris richards
xxxxxxxxxx

Deb said...

fantastic card, what a fabby santa image, love the quote too!
have a great day, Debxx

Lynsey said...

Hi Coops what a fun Christmas card! Love the image!
Hugs Lynsey x

Fiona said...

Great card Nic - your attention to detail is amazing. Love the Santa image too! x

Elaine Stark said...

A fab image, beautifully coloured. Elaine

Nicola said...

Wow, it's gorgeous Coops, that image is fab. Love all the details and distressing
Love Nicola xxx

Pam said...

Fab card Nic, I love the LO of it & the music paper is just great. I wish I could craft & blog every day like you do!

Little K Smith said...

Oh love this card Coops! A fantastic Santa image and beautifully coloured and I love the papers too :)
Kelly.x

Rosietoes said...

Wonderful fun card Coops. Hope whatever has upset your tummy settles down soon.
Edna x

McCrafty's Cards said...

Fabulous card Coop's, I like the image, the papers and the distressing.
Kevin xx

angelwhispers said...

Just the most perfect Santa and loving his socks!!!! Chanelle xx

Robin said...

fab colouring.. too darn cute!

Rebekah said...

This is brilliant Nic what a great image! Thanks for playing at creative inspirations hugs Rebekah xx

Creations by Shirl said...

love your Mr. Santa card, even his big fat toe sticking out of his socks.... This is a cute image... I really like this one very much....Awesome...

Sarah said...

Hi ya, love the image! Great papers as well - brilliant sentiment. Sarah

Janette said...

Fab card Nic, love this image it's brilliant.xx

Joey said...

Coops I just LOVE this card, what a fantastic image and your colouring is always so spot on, fab card. Joey xxx

Vicky said...

Fantastic Coops....love the image and your super layout too hun...

big hugs Vicky xx

Sarahshandmadecardsx said...

A great Christmas card Nic - a fab image and I love the sentiment you have used and your layout.

Hugs Sarahxx

Fleur said...

Oh Nic, this is such a gorgoeus card.
BIG HUGZ Fleur xXx

Sandra said...

Oh what a fabulous funny card and your colouring is beautifully done just an amazing finish:) Sandra H

Mary J said...

Brilliant fun coops! Love it!

Thanks for joining us at Pollycrafts Monday too honey!

Mary J x

Irene said...

fabulous card, and great image, not seen that one before,

Elaine said...

Fabulous card Nic!
I feel just like that Santa tonight..need to put my feet up but it's too late now, almost bedtime!

Good news about the dentists visit, and I really think you deserved the craft shopping after going there..I know I darn well hate going to the dentist! I'm a right big baby!

Love Elaine xx

CraftyLoops said...

Fantastic card Coops, I love that jolly wee Santa and your music paper is gorgeous Lee x

nnalorac said...

Love the fun factor to uour Christmas card Coops, he is gorgeous, great sentiment finishes your card of perfectly. Great papers too. Love it. Carolxx

Chrissy said...

SUPERB...fabulous image and colouring Coops..wonderful card..

Luv CHRISSYxx

Sue said...

Oh I LOVE this image Coops! awesome colouring and fur trim is gorgeous! his socks with holes made me chuckle! Love the layout and the music paper and quote are just perfect!!!
A real corker of a card! Love it!
Hugs Sue xx

Dangina Martinez said...

What a funny image. Great coloring.
Tons of hugs, Dangina

June Nelson said...

Hes gorgegeous Coo[s darl you come up with something different every time, can I have some of your mojo please!!! xxx

Jackie said...

Brilliant card, more fantastic colouring :o)
Jackie xx

Kathleen said...

Brilliant Coops. LOve the image too.
Kathleen x

Christine L said...

Awwwww what a knackered looking Santa!! LOL! Love your card hon... as always!
Hugs
Christine x

petra,s cards said...

wauwwww coops what a fabulous card, love your cute image and these papers are stunning!!!
xx petra

Pop's Cards said...

This is gorgeous sweetie, big hugs love pops x

Angie said...

brilliant card, love the image. angie xx

Chrissie said...

Such a wonderful card Coops, I love this stamp and your colouring is superb (as always!)
Hope you're starting to feel a bit brighter now sweetie, you've certainly been through it lately.
lol Chrissie xx

Whisper said...

Superb hun, am loving the jolly santa, the layout and fabby sentiment too, Luv Sam x

Sheila said...

LOVE IT LOVE IT LOVE IT - reminds me of when I was very young and Santa was fat and jolly he he!! Sheila:)X

Shree's Blog said...

Ohhhh Wow another stunner, I love it, lol
Shree xx

Sue said...

Fabulous card Nic,just love the socks lol,glad all went well with the dentist.
Hugs Sue xx

Rose said...

Ooo Coops, your exhausted Santa looks wonderful on this fabulous distressed card. Love how that musical note background paper adds the look of soft music playing. Now all he needs is a glass of wine or a cold beer! LOL! So glad to see your entry at the Crafts and Me Digi team's Let the Music Move You challenge. Hugz, ~ Rose

Nannieflash said...

Fabulous card love your image and your colour choice. Thanks for joining us at TPS, good luck with the challenge. hugs Shirleyxxxx

PepPop said...

Fantastic card Coops. Love all the glitter and the santa image is fab. Jaqui x

Kerry said...

LOL...Poor Santa looks pooped! Great distressing Coops...love the pp...especially the song sheet. Your colouring is fab :-D Thanks for joining in the fun at LCI this week xx

Sarah said...

Love, love, love this card Coops. The image is just gorgeous, love the hole in his sock! The distressing looks fab x

pinky said...

What a cute stamp Coops, love your card! He looks just as much distressed as your card lol. Thanks for joining us at LCI this week.
Pinky

Netty said...

Terrific card Coops and have just been reading your posts above, the first post is mighty strange, no I haven't had that one at all. Good luck with the 'eek ' surgery....xx

Mags said...

Fab image! How I love the holey sock!!

luv, Mags x

xGemmax said...

Love it Coops..gorgeous santa image & love your distressed edges too
hugs and xxx
Gemma

Connemara_Crafter said...

I love this card and your coulouring is really good.

Marian

Lee said...

FANTASTIC and i LOVE his socks lol.xxxx

jules said...

Oh Coops love this!! Santa looks so content! another of your brill cards!!

coldwaters2 said...

Oh my word Nic this is fantastic what a great Santa image and all that wonderful sparkle love it so much.
Hugs
Lorraine x

Mona Evy said...

Gorgeous card! Thank you for joining us at Creative Inspirations Wednesday,s Challenge blog!

Cazza said...

Coops this is BRILLIANT! What a super image and I love all the distressing! :o)
Hugs,
Cazza
xxx

craftybirdlisa said...

Hi Coops, I feel a bit like this at the mo. He's so cute and the papers are divine. Hugs L x

Sheena said...

I love your distressing - a fab card! Thanks for joining us at Pollycraft this week, Sheena xx

Aunty Sue said...

Such a lovely card and thanks for joining Creative Inspirations this week.

NGCARDS said...

This is a fabulous creation hun! Thanks for playing along with our Lashing of Sparkle Challenge over at Wednesday's C.I this week! xxx

Mona Eidhammer said...

Such a beautful card and your colouring is totally awesome. Thanks for sharing with us at Crafts and Me. Hugs...Mona

WeirdCat said...

Absolutely fantastic card, gorgeous colouring, thank you for joining us at I♥Promarkers this week,
Ruth x

Tracey Manderson said...

Great card! i love your colouring, and he is one great santa! lol Thanks for joining us at The Paper Shelter, and good luck with the challenge.
Hugs
Tracey

Delphine said...

What a great image, Coops, I love your Santa! Gorgeous colours and fab papers, I love it! Hugs Delphine xx