Thursday, 23 February 2012

retro chester

Good evening all.i hope you are all well.the skip is almost full now.i have managed to find my way back out from  under the bed and its all nice and tidy now.i`ve done the bathroom and mopped all the floors, dryed all the washing and now i`m tatered.just the pantry to sort out now, i`ve left that job for hubby, hehe.
so on to my card and its another male one, i was lucky to be  one of the top 3 over at the pollycraft challenge and i got to choose an image :D. thanks ladies.
i chose this one after seeing one of the DT`s cards., i love chester.
i am entering my card into the following challenges:
1.paper sundaes - challenge 108 - birthdays
2.pollycraft challenge - challenge 128 - ribbon and buttons
3.my mums craft shop challenge - challenge 45 - buttons and ribbon
4.CRAFT challenge - challenge 143 - sketch

products used are:
brown card
dovecraft papers
tim holtz distress tool
ribbon recycled from pj`s
button from stash
justwordz sentiment
pollycraft image - retro chester
promarkers and flexmarkers


promarkers and flexmarkers used are:
tan,cinnamon,walnut,blender
pastel blue,denim,storm.midnight
mint,grass,lush green
pastel yellow,mustard,raw sienna,burnt sienna
satain.pastel beige,warm grey 3


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

71 comments:

jackid said...

Aaaawwwwww this is so sweet Nic love it beautiful colouring as ever and fab papers have a great weekend
Jacki xx

Creations by Shirl said...

How cute is Chester looks like his having fun rockin' to his music.
Such a fab card for any occasion too..

Becky said...

This is fab, love the image and fab papers and great colour scheme.
Becky x

Lou said...

Hi!what a sweetie,the papers and colours are perfect Coops.
You have really been busy with all that sorting out :)
hugs Lou.xx

Debs M said...

great image and fab card x

Sue said...

Hi hun
wow you have been busy, fabulous card, great image & colouring, fab papers & design, luv the distressing, sue,x

karen said...

Super fab card coops, hugs,Karenx

Carrieanne said...

I love this image and the papers you have used. The design is fab too x

Little K Smith said...

Hee hee! Oh love this Coops! The little monkey with his casette player is just so adorable! Love the papers and a great layout too :)
Kelly.x

Lyndsey Marie said...

Fab card, love the sweet image and bright and funky colours. The papers look great and love the distressed edges.
Lyndsey xx

McCrafty's Cards said...

Brilliant card Coop's, I like the sweet image, the papers and the design.
Kevin xx

Sandra said...

This is fabulous Coops:) Sandra H

Sarah said...

Congratulations on your win, love your card, such a fun image and fab papers, hugs, Sarah x

Donna Mosley said...

A fab card Nic, Chester is a cutie is'nt he and Love how you've coloured him. Love the papers and button detail.

Donna x

pinky said...

Very cute, love your take on that sketch Coops.

Sarah said...

Great card, love the image and your colour combo. Wonderful layout as well.

Sarah

PS - I'll pop it on my blog next time I post, but my deliberate mistake is that the papers are on upside down!

Jo Davies said...

Sounds a very productive day, beautiful male card love it! Jo xxx

Gemma said...

aww he's so sweet! gorgeous card :) x

Aunty Sue said...

this little chap is so cute and coloured perfectly

CraftyLoops said...

Smashing card Coops. Lee x

Wendy Fraser said...

What a fun image! Love the LO and papers too. I've got them lurking in my stash, must dig them out... xx

Paper Pixie Handmade Cards said...

Lovel card coops k x

Denise and Louise said...

Great card Coops. I love this Chester and those papers are gorgeous.
Hugs
Denise xx

Wishcraft said...

Gorgeous :o) Love this sweet image and love how you've coloured him too! Lisa x

Lizy said...

This is fab Coops! I love how you've coloured him and the colours all work so well together! :)
Lizy x

kay said...

adorable card,bet you have your feet up now,x

Paulagriff said...

I love this, what a super cute image, made me smile looking at him, Paula :)) xx

Diane J said...

Lovely fun card... lovely colouring of that cute monkey. Love Diane x

*Jellie* said...

This is a perfect guy card. You are making me sound like a slouch- how do you get so much done plus a card!!

Sue said...

Hiya Nic,glad you are all sorted now.Love your card,Chester is great as always.
Sue xx

Sarahshandmadecardsx said...

A great male card Nic and such a fab image.

Sarahxx

Kathy B said...

Too cute!

Kathy

Christine L said...

Hi nic..

Glad you made it out from under the bed to make this fabbie Chester card!

Hugs
Christine x

Kathleen said...

Hi Coops, I always love your chester cards, they always look so fab, and this is no exception. Gorgeous colouring.
Hugs
Kat x

nnalorac said...

Awe, super cute card Coops, love him. Carolxx

Rebekah said...

This is really cool sweetie I love it! well done on the skip work too! hugs rebekah xx

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Fab card hun, love the colours & papers you have used!
Hugs Shell xx

Christine said...

What a fantastic image! He's adorable! I may have to track this down for myself...hmmmm! x

Mau xx said...

Fab card Coops, love the cutie image and papers xx
What a busy girl you have been, if I pay you well will you come and sort my house out XXX

Mary J said...

Just brilliant coops! He is one of my all time PC faves!

Jules said...

Hi Coops

I am loving Retro Chester .. .. he looks great!!!

Sounds like you have been mega busy today. I am only "a little" envious of how tidy your home must be looking now!!! LOL!!!

Love Jules xx

Natalie Z. *Paselska* said...

Gorgeous card coops... cute image and perfect colouring...
hugs Nat xx

Chrissy said...

A little cutie Coops, love the papers and colourings.
My place is ready for a spruce up whenever you are ready...

Luv CHRISSYxx

sue w. said...

Oh my, so busy and still time to post a super cute card. Love the distressing.
Hugs Sue W.

Kathleen said...

Aaaww what a cutie. Love the fab design and papers.
Kathleen x

Annette said...

awh fabby card he's so cute i can see why you chose that image.x

Pop's Cards said...

Morning sweetie this is just gorgeous big happy hugs Pops x

Whisper said...

Ooo what a cool monkey is Chester, great layout and papers too, luv Sam x

Lindsay Craftymonster81 said...

This is so adorable hun, I love this image with the walkman, so sweet and the papers and layout are fab
Lindsay xx

Krafty Kows said...

Wow what a stunning card and how cute is that image. Thank you for joining us at C.R.A.F.T. this week. Jeanette

Linda said...

This is just so adorable.. Love the darling little image.. Fab coloring.. Hugs, Linda

Rosietoes said...

He's a great wee character Coops. Love the lo and those have to be my all time favourite 'male' papers. :)

Edna x

Sue said...

Aww I love the Chester images and this one is fab!! Beautiful colouring and gorgeous papers. I really love it!
Hope you have a good day!
Big Hugs!
Sue xx

mylittlecardstudio.blogspot.com said...

Fab fun card. Love the layout and colours. Cool! Hugs, Jill x

Susan Flynn said...

Aw what a cutie he is congrats on your win Coops and I love what you have done with this card xx

Brenda said...

loveeee this card!!!! all the layers and distressing and the coloring...beautifully done!!!
hugs
Brenda

rosie said...

fab male card. brilliant colours x

Squirrel x said...

It never fails - Chester always makes me smile, even after a day of work. Cracking male card hun, love the papers and the colours and that cute little monkey - my only question is, will today's men recognise a cassette player?!! How times change, lol. Hugs Sxx

jo said...

Chester is sooo cool! love the papers, too, prob my fav for male cards!Hope you have fab weekend!
Jo x

Crafty Moone Cards said...

Beautiful card, Sue x

Berni said...

Fabby card Nic

Every time I see your distressed edges it reminds me that I want a Tim Holtz tool!

Love the colours you've used, absolutely great for a male card.

Enjoy a rest!
Love Berni xx

June Nelson said...

Its a brilliant card Coopsy babe!!! lol love your colour comb and I love yoru distressed eedges, just perfect xxxx

CraftyC said...

Fabulous card Nic, love those papers to. I let the chores go today, had more urgent issues to attend (craft related of course)lol
Clairexx

Wendy said...

This is fabulous Coops, he's so cute and great papers.
Wendy xx

Sarah said...

Stunning card Coops, love the cute image and how you've coloured him and those papers look fab with the distressed edges x

MagsB said...

What a simply wonderful image! I remember headphones like that.... Great card!

love Mags B x

Trudie said...

So cute!! Love the way this all works so well together. Thank you for joining us at MMCS this week.
Trudiexx

Becky said...

What a lovely male card, the details are great. Thanks for joining us this week at MMCS,
Becky x

Paddington fan said...

Really cute image and love your distressed take on our sketch at CRAFT. Thanks for joining us and good luck in the prize draw, love Jacky CRAFT DT

Suzie McFloozy said...

Great card - love the layout and all the distressing too x
Thanks for playing along with us at My mums craft shop challenges & good luck x
((hugs)) Suzie xoxo

Trimgym said...

Great project, thank you for joining us at CRAFT Challenge this week and good luck! Don't forget to check back with us again on Thursday for our new challenge and to check if you have won or made our Top3.
Jo and Tigerlover.