Sunday, 5 February 2012

happy fathers day

Good afternoon all.i hope you are all well.me and little/big man have ventured out in the snow for the sunday papers and then we have built a snowman which little/big man is planning to destroy later with his dad.
so on to my card using one of ruths fabulous images.this one i may save for my hubby for fathers day as the image is the spitting image of my mils late dog zac.i have based my colours on an old photo of zac but i`m not too happy with my colouring,its looks bit scratchy but hey oh.
i am enteringmy card into the following challenges:
1.cupcake craft challenge - challenge 177 - recycle - ribbon is from some  new PJ`s
2.colour create challenge - challenge 89 - light and dark brown + cream/white
3.crafty ribbons challenge - challenge 12 - one for the men/boys
4.sunday sketch and stamp - challenge 92 - emmas sketch

products used are:
cream pearl card
mix of my minds eye paper and otherfrom stash
ribbon recycled from pj`s
button and raffia from stash
tim holtz distress tool
kaisercraft sentiment
a passion for stamps digi stamp - cairn terrier
promarkers

promarkers used are:
sandstone,caramel.umber,warm grey 1,2,3,4,5
satin.pasel beige

and a sideways view.
thanks so much for popping by,means a lot.a very warm hello to my new follower.thanks for wanting to follow me.
catch ya later
luv coops xxxx

55 comments:

Kathleen said...

This is absolutely gorgeous. Love the colours and cute dog.
Kathleen x

Sheila said...

Beautiful card Nic. Just noticed on Paper Sundaes that you have been picked as redraw for Lisa's blog prize (to be claimed by 10th Feb) - hope you know about this - well you do now hun, Sheila:)X

Ruth said...

Wow! This is lovely!! Great colours and textures - glad you liked the little doggie. Thanks so much, Ruth x

Viv's Visuals said...

Oooo Coops - this is FAB! What a great card and your colouring is perfick for the doggie - Cairn Terrier's coats ARE scratchy and coarse so you're 100% spot on. x

Tina said...

This looks great Coops. Love the way you have coloured him and the colours go well with the papers etc. that you have used. Tinaxx

tilly said...

Well, I think it's beautiful and will be well received!! fits into the AWWWWWW card slot lol
Tilly

Cazza said...

Perfect male card Coops, fabulous colouring!
Hugs,
Cazza
xxx

Katina said...

Oh he's so cute Coops! Love this, it's a perfect 'man' card.
xx

Pop's Cards said...

Hi sweetie this is just gorgeous sweetie, fabulous colours too, big hugs love Pops x

CraftyLoops said...

Coops thank you so much for the link for the Marylin stamp. This card is really gorgeous. And for once Im pleased to say that Northern Ireland is having much more pleasant weather than the rest of the UK! Its a bit dull today but Im over joyed to say that no only do we have no snow, but its 8 degrees! Lee x

jo said...

Gorgeous, Coops, fantastic colouring!
Jo x

Paulagriff said...

aww this is fantastic, i'm a huge dog lover and love it, the way you've done the fur is beautiful. a real goosebump card for me, Paula :)) xx

Berni said...

OOOh its gorgeous! Your colouring is fab and makes it look so real! I love your distressed edges, I may have to see if Mr Holtz has a tool from me too!

Have fun with your snowman and take care
Berni x

Vicky said...

Gorgeous Coops...and your colouring is just perfect hun :o)

stay warm sweetie...and big hugs Vicky xx

Sandra said...

Stunning card Coops, Have fun in the snow and don't get too cold:) Sandra H

Debs M said...

great card x

*Jellie* said...

He looks so cute- great colouring and layout. Although far to organised doing a card for Father's day now!

Sarah said...

What a gorgeous card. Love the image and colours especially. Thank you for joining in with us this week at Sunday Sketch & Stamp x

Sue said...

This is gorgeous. Sue x

Chrissy said...

Your colouiring is perfect Coops, looks hairy and just right...gorgeous image. love it.

Luv CHRISSYxx

McCrafty's Cards said...

Fabulous card Coop's I love the way you have coloured the dog, great papers too.
Kevin xx

Mary J said...

So gorgeous coops, lvoe the distressing and muted colours!

maxine said...

wow a stunning card x

pinky said...

Stunning card, love how you have captured his fur. No snow here, thank goodness.

Nicola said...

Great card coops, love the image and the colouring is just fine! Fab DP's and design too!
Hugs Nicola xxx

sue w. said...

What a cutie. Just love the distressing on your card (must check out Mr holtz for a tool to improve my distrssing) Great card.
Hugs Sue W.

Rebekah said...

This is fab hun nothing wrong with that colouring at all fab depth hugs Rebekah xx

angelwhispers said...

Wow Coops this is fabulous just love how you have done the strokes fore the fur looks so perfect and great papers! Chanelle xxx

Sarah said...

Wow this is stunning, love the colours and your colouring of the image is gorgeous, you've given him so much definition x

Rosietoes said...

Gorgeous card Coops and perfect for the challenge.
Thank you so much for joining us at Colour Create.

Edna x

coldwaters2 said...

Oooooooo Nic I love, love, love that little doggy image he is so sweet and cute, brilliant card.
hugs
Lorraine x

Diamond Doll said...

Fabulous Fathers day card Nic love the Dog,Thanx for joining us at Ctafty Ribbons.
(hugs)
Trish (-:

Delphine said...

Gorgeous card, Coops! Beautiful image, wonderful colours and I love the distressing! Thanks for joining us at Cucpake and good luck:-)! Hugs Delphine xx

cardmaking bird said...

Such a gorgeous card - I love the image and the way you've put texture into the fur is amazing! Glad to hear you and little man have been enjoying the snow! Hugs, Marie xx

Lisa xx said...

oooh this is gorgeous Nic, aside from your card looking as wonderful as ever, I love the wee doggy xx

Jackie said...

What a wonderful card, there's nothing wrong with the colouring :o)
Jackie xx

Sabrina said...

The cute dog and the colours make a perfect Father's Day card. Your colouring looks great to me! Thank you for joining us at Colour Create Challenge. :)

Liza said...

A lovely father's day card, such a great image. Thanks for joining us this week at CCC.

Liza x

The Crafty Den said...

Hi Nic, what a gorgeous card. I love the cute image and your colour scheme is stunning. I assume your pj's were from Asda as I had a pair for Christmas that was wrapped in ribbon that looks suspiciously like yours lol! Have a great week. Hugs, Denise x

Karen said...

Great card. I love the dog as she looks just like mine. Lovely colours xx

Feebsy said...

I really like your colouring on this one Nic, it looks really realistic and the papers are beautiful.

Feebsy
xx

Christine L said...

Gorgeous NIc.... I'm sure your hubby will love it cos of his memories!
Hugs
Christine x

Sue said...

Wow! this is SO stunning Coops!! Awesome colouring - his fur looks SO real. The papers and ribbon are so perfect with the image. I love this so much!
Big Hugs
Sue xx

Little K Smith said...

Aaawww this is adorable Coops, love the sweet doggy and the colours are perfect :)
Kelly.x

Wendy said...

Fabulous Coops, love your colouring of Ruth's gorgeous image and great colours.
Wendy xx

Sue said...

Aw,I love your card Nic,its beautiful.
Sue x

Faye said...

Wow, this is fantastic, so many gorgeous details to look at. Loving your colouring and the distressing. Thanks so much for joining our Recycle Challenge at Cupcake. x

Alessandra said...

aaaaaaaaaaaaaw, bless, this is so sweet, love it! Love the colours and the image is the cuttest!
hugs, Alessandra

Pam said...

Brilliant "manly" card Nic, love the aged look to it & superb colouring.

melsanford said...

Beautiful image! Love the layout and your colouring is lovely :-) Love 'n' hugs, Mel xx

xxxtglxxx said...

Aww, great card and adorable image! :) Its always such a treat to catch up on your blog, there is just so much scrummy stuff to look at. This is a wonderful for a fathers day card, love the shabby edges!

hugs

xxalisonxx

Samantha - Sparkly Moo said...

Aww lovely image, everything works really well :)
Thanks for joining us at Sunday Sketch & Stamp!
x

jules said...

Aaw! so cute!!

Mimiko said...

This is so sweet and precious :)
Thanks for joining us at SS&S.
Mira

Rach83 said...

Woof woof! Great little doggie card with fab colouring. Love the layout too.

Rachel x