Tuesday, 10 January 2012

just because

Good evening all.i hope you are all well.my 2nd card for today, scroll down if you wish to see my PFP card.
so tonights card was a little challenging for me cos you all know that i love my strong colours and  tonights card is really soft and pale.also its got quite a lot of embellies, another thing i struggle with so here it is, i`d love to know what you think.
i am entering my card into the following challenges:
1.whiff of joy challenge - challenge 120 - charm and bling
2.truly scrumptious challenge - challenge 71 - shabby pastels and paint
3.the sketchy challenge - sketch 14 - fantastic card by the lovely cor :D
4.bunny zoes challenge - challenge 20 - photo inspiration

products used are:
white pearl card
melissa francis 5th avenue papers
white acrylic paint which i mixed in some glamour dust
stickles stardust
heart charm, gem and pearl brads from stash
yummy wild orchid rose won from the lovely pops
ms cherish punch
xcut label die
personal impressions sentiment
woj stamp
promarkers and flexmarkers

promarkers and flexmarkers used are:
blush,sunkissed pink,coral,cinnamon
antique white,sandstone,caramel,umber
muted pink,baby pink,cocktail pink,antique pink
antique white,warm grey 1,2,3
aquamarine,pastel green
satin

and a sideways view,
thanks so much for popping by, means a lot ;D
luv coops xxx

82 comments:

Denise and Louise said...

OMG this is gorgeous. Love the pastel colours, the distressed edges and paint. Really, really pretty card.
Hugs
Denise xx

nnalorac said...

Just adorable, Coops, your pastel colours, flowers, butterflies and sweet image have made one gorgeous card. Love it. Carolxx

Juls said...

this is just gorgeous!! So soft and pretty! Hugs Juls

Sandra said...

It's gorgeous and its nice to see some pale colours on your card your colouring is just as good with pale colours perfect and the embellishments are lovely too!:) Sandra H

Wendy said...

Absolutely gorgeous Coops, love your pastel colours.
Wendy xx

angelwhispers said...

Two beautiful cards Coops just love the soft tones of this one so perfect and the detail spot on! Your saturated canary one is just awesome what spectacular colours and the glossy accents just so perfect! Chanelle xxx

jo said...

So pretty, Coops, it all works so well together, it's gorgeous.
Jo x

Lisa xx said...

Nic, you should use the more subtle muted colours, more often this is gorgeous xx

Heidi said...

You do shabby really well, this is beautiful. hugs heidi x

CRAZYCRAFTSHED said...

Gorgeous and beautiful card
Nic
Hugs Dianne xx :)

Crafty Chris said...

So diff from the card below but totally stunning again luv the distressing and the colours are perfect.
Chris x

Debs M said...

fab stamp, gorgeous card, love those butterflies x

Creations by Shirl said...

Stunning pastel colours.... love the cute image and all those embellies and glittery effects everywhere...Awesome Coops~

Kathleen said...

Wow Coops! This is just stunning! Its good to step out of our comfort zones sometimes, you can get amazing results.
This is just gorgeous
Love your PFP one too, fab zingy colours
Hugs Kat xx

Katina said...

Totally gorgeous Coops - just like everything else you make!! Love your first card today too.
xx

jules said...

wow stunning as usual Coops!

Janette said...

It is gorgeous Nic, I love strong colours also but this is a beautiful change, so soft and yummy.xx

Christine said...

Stunning creation Nic cant think you struggle with any colouring at all, so soft & feminine lovely

smiles Christine x

Teresa said...

Hi Coops,
I do love these images and you have done a fantastic job as usual with her...love the vintage feel to the card and your lovely colouring as always. Hugs, Teresa xx

Sarah said...

Wonderful, coops, just wonderful. Such gorgeous colours and wonderful embellishments. Might be out of your comfort zone but I don't think anyone would know!

Sarah

Eskimo Frosting said...

Beautiful card. I love the distress edges. Very effective.

jayne
x

karen said...

Beautiful coops, the embellies look fab, nicely balanced, I likey alot, hugs, Karen xxxx

Catherine said...

Fab card and I adore all the embellishments////

Viv's Visuals said...

Gorgeous card Coops - lovely soft colours and a fab image. Distressing is just great - finishes it perfectly. xx

Donna Mosley said...

This is so beautiful Nic, love the pretty soft colours and gorgeous image.

Donna x

Rosietoes said...

It's just gorgeous Coops. I can't see where you struggled - it looks simply beautiful.

Edna x

Cor* said...

OH MY WORD! You have ROCKED my sketch girl!!! i love your distressing, papers and glittering! EEP! (hey is there a scratchy part on your card beneath her hand....I wasn't sure if it was my computer or not)......One thing's for sure!! She's so pirdy with butterflies to match. Thanks for joining in the Sketchy Challenges this week! YAY!!

Anne said...

So adorable, love the pastel shades. Hugs x

Rebekah said...

This is stunning sweetie the soft colours are amazing and she looks so beautiful a really lovely creation hugs Rebekah xx

Susan Flynn said...

Utterly feminine and so soft and pretty, it's like a giant marshmallow - very yummy xxx

Chrissy said...

I love the soft pastel colours Coops, very pretty, and love the painted edges, gorgeous butterflies....beautiful card.

Luv CHRISSYxx

Sarah said...

Wow, I love this, gorgeos soft pinks, she looks stunning Coops, your colouring is amazing x

Sally said...

Another stunning card Nic & very sweet in pastel shades. Lots of lovely layers & embellies.
Sally x

Sue said...

Aww this is really beautiful Coops! I love the soft tones with the distressing. The image and embellishments are SO gorgeous!!
Hope you are having a good week!
Hugs Sue xx

CraftyLoops said...

Gorgeous card and I love the papers youve used. Lee x

Lou said...

Hi! this is such a gorgeous card Coops,really pretty with the soft colours and lots of lovely detail too-just love it.
hugs Lou.xx

Deb said...

absolutely beautiful Coops, love the pretty pastel shades and this image is one of my all time faves!
Deb xx

Anita said...

This is so gorgeous. Beautiful coloring and I love the soft pretty papers with the distressing.

Maria said...

Everything is perfect! Beautiful colors and embellishment!
Big hugs,

Maria B.

June Nelson said...

Its beautiful darling and I love your distressing xxxx

Have A Scrap Happy Day said...

Hi Coops,
JUST LOVELY and I do like the subtle colors that give your card a soft touch.

Martinas Welt said...

Wow...this is very, very pretty - fantastic! I have the same problems like you...I love pale colours, but can not colour them...mine are always strong...and I can not work with Flowers...so many love them, but I always struggle! Gorgeous card Coops!
Martina

Alessandra said...

OMG, the papers are lush!! Absolutely gorgeous, love it♥♥
Alessandra, xxx

debby4000 said...

Oh fabulous card Nic, love the sweet image.
luv
Debby

downrightcrafty said...

wow such a soft delicate and oh so pretty card Coops, love it
Hugs Kate xx

Jules said...

Hi Coops

It doesn't look like you struggled at all .. .. your card is perfect.

Love those soft colours and all the distressing!

Love Jules xx

Jackie said...

Hi coops, you do sift colours to perfection just as you do with your strong colours. Wonderful card :)
Jackie xx

Jessica said...

Beautiful - really delicate and soft. Lovely image and I love the little heart charm. Jxx

Ella's Design said...

Love the vintage feel to this one, Nic! Stunning papers, fab colouring and WOC flowers - what more could you ask for?! The MS buterfly punch is one of my fave stash items too! Lisa x

Christine L said...

OMG Nic.... SHE'S GORGEOUS!!! And what's more... I have that stamp!! I bought it over at the Hobby House in Lincs last time we went over to my brothers .... hmmm... think that was October! Gawd... I really must get making rather than spending time on here looking!! I have too much rubber and too many images untouched!
Hugs
Christine x

CraftygasheadZo said...

Really pretty Coops. Love the soft tones, and the image is gorgeous. Zo x

Linda said...

WOW you rocked this one. Love the paint on the corners and all those distressed layers.**Linda

Pop's Cards said...

Morning sweetie, this is really gorgeous, this is one of the first stamps I ever bought and still my favourite today, love this card so much hugs Pops x

melsanford said...

Awwww - such a pretty card! Love the soft colours and the sparkle :-) Love 'n' hugs, Mel xx

Angie said...

Gorgeous card Coops love the shabby look and the soft colours. Great touch with the paint might have to try and have a play.
Hugs Angie x

Beth said...

This is absolutely stunning! I love these soft colours with the glitter and this image is perfect! Thanks for joining in with the Truly Scrumptious challenge!

Love Beth xx

tilly said...

It's so pretty, all the elements are fab but I would not have known it was one of yours lol,
Tilly

McCrafty's Cards said...

Beautiful card Coop's, I like the image the soft colours and the fab design.
Kevin xx

katex said...

a stunning card coops i love the paler colours you have used
katex

Marion said...

Hi Nic,
This is oh so beautiful. Image is one of my favourites and I love your colour choice.
Great embellies and lovely soft papers.
hugs
Marion

Purple mad Alison said...

Wow, wow, wow!! This is beautiful!! I love it. Your colouring is amazing and attention to detail fab!
Hugs Alison x x

Linda said...

This is just beautiful.. I love the darling little image and its colored perfectly.. Very lovely work as always..
Hugs, Linda

June said...

Beautiful card! Gorgeous patternpaper and embellishment! The image is so sweet and among my favourites.
Thank you for joining us at the WOJ challenge!
Hugs, June

Donna said...

Incredibly pretty card Nic, your soft pastel colours are gorgeous hun and fab distressing too :) Donna ♥ x

Marianne's Craftroom said...

I love the soft colours and one of my all time fave WOJ images too. Your embellies are just perfect.

Lynsey said...

Wow Coops this is so pretty! I love the soft colours!
Hugs Lynsey x

Shazza said...

so, so pretty x

Wishcraft said...

So lovely Nic! The image is gorgeous and I love the soft pretty colours :o) Lisa x

Little K Smith said...

This is beautiful Coops, the colours are so pretty and I love the butterflies too :)
Kelly.x

Fleur said...

Oh WOWZER this is pure perfection, just adore it
Thank you so much for entering our challenge at Truly Scrumptious this fortnight, good luck & hope you’ll join us again!
Hugz Fleur xXx

Aunty Sue said...

oh nic have missed your woj cards stunning

Lou Mac said...

Really stunning card Coops!! Love the soft subtle colours you've been using on a few of your designs!! Really lush!!

xo

Sandra Mathis said...

You did a great job with the pastels; nobody would know you have a preference for bold colors. :-) Beautifully colored image and the paint job is stunning. Thanks for joining us @the Sketchy Challenges.

Karen said...

Beautiful card. Lovely soft colours and I adore those papers. xx

Andrea C said...

Beautiful card x

coldwaters2 said...

Stunning, beautiful, romantic and perfect those are just a few of the words that popped to my mind as soon as I saw this one Nic, that image is so sweet, the pale colours and embellishments look truly wonderful, I love this big time.
Hugs
Lorraine x

Gemma said...

oh this is so soft and pretty - and those papers are gorgeous I would have had trouble being able to cut them up and hurt them! x

xxxtglxxx said...

So pretty!! :) Oooh, this is gorgeous, one of my fave images too!

hugs

xxalisonxx

Diane J said...

Lovely delicate card, the papers are adorable, beautiful woj image.
Love Diane xx

Giò said...

Hi sweetie!! Adorable card!! Love, love, love the image and the pale colors!!! Thanks a lot for joining us at WOJ challenge.
Hugs, Giò

Delphine said...

Really beautiful, Nic! I love those pale colours and your card is perfectly embellished (I do have problems with embellies too, can you tell LOL!!!)! Gorgeous papers and adorable image! I love it all! Hugs Delphine xx

~ Ali ~ said...

Stunning she is my all time favourite WoJ stamp!

Ali x