Monday, 16 January 2012

happy birthday

good evening all.i hope you are all well.a really simple card from me tonight as i am suffering with a dodgy thumb and its my left hand so not good cos i`m a leftie.
so i am entering my card into the following challenge:
1.quixotic paperie inspirations - sketch challenge 3 - fantastic sketch by mary j
2.ABC challenge - H for happy birthday
3.paper sundaes challenge - 2nd birthday celebration and bloghop - choose you fav challenge from last year - i chose week 129 - black,white and 1 other colour.

products used are:
white pearl card
black card
kaisercraft black and white timeless paper
papermania portobello paper
pearls from stash
circle nestie and go create dies
justwordz sentiment stamps
saturated canary digi stamp - zorana
promarkers and flexmarkers

promarkers and flexmarkers used are:
blush,sunkissed pink,coral,cinnamon
lime zest,pear
berry,crimson,burgandy,shale,black
antique white,warm grey 1,2
ice grey 1,3,5,black
cool grey 1,2,antique white,blender

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

Luv coops xxx

63 comments:

pinky said...

Hope the thumb gets better soon Coops:( Loving this card, you amaze me with the depth you can add to the face!!

Paulagriff said...

Wow!! This is stunning! i LOVE the way you've done the hair, gorgeous! Paula :)) xx

tilly said...

this is beautiful and I love the sketch, mush have a go at this, it's normally a finger that folk poke where it shouldn't be!! lol
Tilly

Stefanie said...

Oooooooh, I love this card and really need to buy this stamp! Perfect colouring as always and it is in my fav colours... love it ;)

X Stefanie

Creations by Shirl said...

Stunning - love the colour of her hair and just a great color / combo on your layout.... awesome Coops :)

Sandra said...

Hi Hope your thumb gets better soon! Gorgeous card like the background and the layout but mostly the image and its colouring its stunning:) Sandra H

Distressed Miss said...

Stunning card Coops. Love the colour combo and her hair looks amazing. Thanks for joining us at ABC hope to see you for the next challenge.
Big Hugs
Clare
xx

Pink Dandelion said...

Wow stunning card, love how you've coloured her hair. Debs xx

Kathleen said...

Just stunning Coops, love her hair! Brilliant colour choices. Hope your thumb is better soon :-))
Hugs Kat xx

Denise and Louise said...

Wow!!!! Stunning card Coops. Am loving that red hair. Hope your thumb feels better soon.
Hugs
Denise xx

Wendy said...

Stunning card Coops, love her hair.
Wendy xx

Vicky said...

So beautiful Coops...love the image and super colour combo too hun :o)

Hope your thumb is feeling better sweetie..big hugs Vicky xx

downrightcrafty said...

now don't you just love red heads and this is a stunning card
Hugs Kate xx

Sarah said...

Another WOW from me too! Wonderful colour combo, love her hair.

Hope the thumb gets better soon.

Sarah

PS - thanks for the reply re the colours you use (and I had a nosey at your tutorials too) it's very helpful of you!

nnalorac said...

This is one gorgeous card Coops, stunning colours. Carolxx

angelwhispers said...

My word I'm loving the hair Coops it looks amazing and such a lovely card! Chanelle xx

Debs M said...

she is fab! great card x

Rosietoes said...

Fab card coops. I wish I could colour in like that and I haven't got a dodgy thumb.

Edna x

Little K Smith said...

Oh this is stunning Coops! Such a gorgeous image and her red hair is just perfect! Love the papers too :)
Kelly.x

Natalie Z. *Paselska* said...

Stunning card Coops, love how you've coloured her, amazing work...as always.
Hugs Natalie xx

Sally said...

Gorgeous colours Nic & another fab image.
Sally x

Mary J said...

Wow, what a gorgeous take on my sketch coops! Thx so much for playing along with us at Quixotic Inspirations! amazing hair colouring!

*Jellie* said...

Your colouring is amazing, as always. I can't wait to treat myself to some SC images!

Jen said...

so gorgeous and i love that sketch xxx

Donna Mosley said...

Another stunner Nic, love the colours you've chosen and her gorgeous green eyes. Hope the thumb gets better soon hun.

Donna x

Sue said...

Ooohh poor you Nic,hope your thumb gets better soon.
Fabulous card,love the image.
Hugs Sue xx

CraftyLoops said...

This is a gorgeous card Coops. Hope your thumb feels better soon. Lee x

Faye said...

This card is super Coops! Colours, colouring, papers all fab and very stylish. xxx

Irene said...

beautiful card,love her hair

Sarah said...

Oh wow, this is stunning Coops, I love the image and how you have coloured her, her hair looks amazing. Hope your thumb gets better really soon xxx

Elizabeth said...

Not good for a crafter to have a sore thumb ... you should have it insured :)) Gorgeous card - love the colour combo and as usual your colouring of the image is superb, despite that indisposed thumb. Elizabeth x

Crafty Chris said...

wow stunning colours and the papers are gorgeous.
Chris x

Noreen said...

Fantastic card, very striking. Hope your thumb is better soon xx

Lindsay Craftymonster81 said...

Oh WOW! This is amazing, I love the the colour of her hair(which looks absolutely amazing) and the underneath of the skirt. Having that colour against the grey really makes it stand out. I think this is my favorite of your cards so far. I hope your thumb feels better soon.
Lindsay xx

Janette said...

Oh this is brilliant Nic, that hair...wow...a fabulous card.xxxx

ps hope your thumb is soon better.xx

McCrafty's Cards said...

Stunning card Coop's fabulous colouring and colour combo, I hope your thumb feels better soon.
Kevin xx

mylittlecardstudio.blogspot.com said...

Simply stunning! Gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous! Love the coloring, the papers, everything. Hope your thumb gets better soon. Take care Jill x

Maria said...

Wow!! This is stunning! Hope you feel better soon.
Hugs,

Maria B.

Linda said...

OH MY!! I absolutely love this one.. that Hair!!! WOWZER love it..Great design to.. I must give this sketch ago..
Hugs, Linda

Anita said...

Wow, Coops, this is sooo gorgeous. Your coloring is beautiful, especially that hair!

Chrissy said...

Stunning colouring Coops, love your card and gorgeous image...

Luv CHRISSYxx

louise said...

Wow gorgeous card very striking with the red hair
Hugs louise xx

Jackie said...

Superb card and colouring. I hope your thumb soon behaves itself.....hugs
Jackie xx

maxine said...

This is beautiful, I love how you've coloured the image x

Jessica said...

Fabulous card Coops - her red hair looks amazing. Jxx

catherine said...

fantastic card and I love those colours. Hope thumb gets better soon
x catherine

Pop's Cards said...

Morning sweetie, this is a Fabulous creation I love it, hugs pops x

Feebsy said...

Oooh another stunner Nic. I love her hair it's fabulous and the dress looks wonderful. Great layout and colour choice too.

Feebsy
xx

Sheena said...

Gorgeous card Coops - her hair is fantastic! I'd love to have hair like that!

Sheena
xxx

Lee said...

Oh Nic,this is absolutely Beautiful,love the colouring,papers n embellies.Hope yer thumb is getting better.xx

gina g said...

Gorgeous card Nic and so beautifully coloured. luv gina xx

Christine L said...

Ooooooh what gorgeous red hair!! Love it Nic!
Hugs
Christine x

Patty Sue 2 said...

This is stunning! I love the red/black/grey combo, it is perfect with this image. Thank you for joining us at ABC's challenge. Good luck and I hope we see more of your lovely work on the 1st!

Shazza said...

just gorgeous!!!
x

Sue said...

Aww this is gorgeous Coops! Beautiful colouring and love those delish papers!
Big Hugs Sue xx

Delphine said...

Gorgeous, Coops! LOVE your image, the red hair looks fab! Wonderful colours and layout, I may have to use Mry J's sketch too LOL! Hugs Delphine xx

melsanford said...

Fab card! Love the b&w with a hint of colour - very effective :-) Love 'n' hugs, Mel xx

Alessandra said...

stunning, I luuuuv her red hair LOL! this lady is totally cute and I tried to colour her in...threw it in the bin, she was ugly!
Like the colour choice, too.
Hugs, Alessandra

Leah (*BeeCherryLady*) said...

Hey there fellow Leftie! =)

This is AMAZING coloring...how cow, she
is coming off the page! Wow!

So so so glad to come by again, glad you
linked up at ABC Challenges!

~Leah

xxxtglxxx said...

This has such impact - its awesome! Love how you have cropped the image and the colours are gorgeous! :)

hugs

xxalisonxx

Jenny said...

What fabulous colours and that hair1 Wow! Just fabulous! Thanks so much for joining us at Paper Sundaes this week.

Alina said...

gorgeous card, I love your papers and colouring! thank you for joining us at Quixotic Inspirations!
hugs, Alina

Lou Mac said...

Coops!! I have TOTAL colouring envy!! You bloody rock those pens girl!! Gorgeous card and great depth of colour.

Thanks for joining us over at Quixotic for our 'Sketch Challenge' this month.

xo Lou Mac ~ QP Designer.