Saturday, 3 March 2012

to catch a butterfly

Hello all.i hope you are all well.big get well wishes for those of you who are not.i finally have a new card to share with you after my week of nothing.i have just managed to eat a round of cheese on toast topped with some red onion marmalade/chutney i got from the local craft fair a few weeks ago,mmm yum.still not got my appetite back so am quite pleased i managed to eat the whole piece.lol.
i am entering my card into the following challenges:
1.stamptacular challenge - photo inspirations - i went with the colours
2.top tip tuesday challenge - challenge 71 - stitches - mine are faux
3.papertake weekly - sketch 65 - fantastic sketch ladies
4.sweet stampin challenge - nature,bugs and bees - i went for butterflies
5.simon says stamp challenge - anything goes - 1st entry

products used are:
purple card
faux stitching using letraset fine liner
mix of papers from my stash
stickles - stardust
purple bias binding
wild orchid roses won from the lovely pops - thanks hun
crafts and me stamp - butterfly keeper - hannah lynn
promarkers and flexmarkers

promarkers and flexmarkers used are:
blush,sunkissed pink,coral,cinnamon,cocoa
orchid,purple,imperial purple.aubergine
pastel yellow,mustard,raw sienna,burnt sienna
lime zest,pear,forest


and a sideways view.
thanks so much for popping by, means a lot.;D
a big hello to my new followers too, i am following you all back i think apart from the ones with no link to their blogs on the profile page.do leave me a link to your blogs so i can come and visit you :D
luv coops xxx

89 comments:

jackid said...

Another beauty from you Nic your colouring always takes my breath away it's perfect every time have a great weekend and hope you feel yourself again very soon
Jacki xx

Debs M said...

i wish i could colour like you!! this is completely gorgeous, i have this stamp buy couldn't make it look like that!!

downrightcrafty said...

pleased you are feeling well enough to eat a little it will build your strength up for creating more stunning creations like this one
just adore the purples delish
Hugs Kate x

Creations by Shirl said...

oooh love that purple hair and the rest of your detailing on your card...
Soooooooo pretty Coops...

Shirley said...

Love the colouring and distressing. Gorgeous card.
Love, Shirley

MagsB said...

Absolutely gorgeous! What a lovely romantic imge (I love her lush eyelashes!)and how good she looks with purple hair!

I'm glad to know you're getting better, hopefully soon you'll be 'in the pink' again!

love Mags B x

Jacq said...

Hi Coops,
Great to see you back creating and good to hear you've managed to eat something. WOW WOW WOW OMG this is STUNNING!!!! Love the utterly beautiful image, the dps, the colour scheme is just beyond gorgeous. Love the layout and the embellishments are fabulous. Coloured to Absolute Perfection as always. Have a Fab weekend Coops.
Hugs Jacq xxx

Jacq said...

Hi Coops,
Great to see you back creating and good to hear you've managed to eat something. WOW WOW WOW OMG this is STUNNING!!!! Love the utterly beautiful image, the dps, the colour scheme is just beyond gorgeous. Love the layout and the embellishments are fabulous. Coloured to Absolute Perfection as always. Have a Fab weekend Coops.
Hugs Jacq xxx

Denise and Louise said...

Gorgeous as ever Coops. Love her purple hair and lips - stunning.
Hugs
Denise xx

Debs said...

Hi Coops
Stunning card as always.
Perfect details and amazing colouring.
Glad to hear you are feeling a little better :o)
Enjoy the rest of the weekend.
Debs xx

Sue said...

Hi Nic,glad you eating again.Your card and image are just stunning,I love the colour of her eyes.
Hugs Sue xx

Pink Dandelion said...

Gorgeous card Nic, glad you're feeling a bit better. Take care. Debs xx

Kathleen said...

Gorgeous card and super colour combo.
Glad to hear that you are on the mend.
Kathleen x

sue w. said...

Wow, LOVE the colours and the image is fab. You have a real talent for putting the right elements together and colouring is always amazing.
So glad you are on the mend.
Hugs Sue W.

Fleur said...

Gorgeous card and stunning colours
Big HUGZ Fleur xXx

kay said...

pleased to hear you are on the road to recovery,its a gorgeous card,love the distressing,x

cebelica said...

Sweetie, this is absolutely stunning!!! Wow, I LOVE your card. Hugs! xx

Inkypinkydelights said...

Please to hear you are on the mend Nic, this is a lovely card! Judy x

Tracey T said...

Wow - stunning hair! Love the colours in this card, Coops. Glad you're feeling a bit better - hope you're fully recovered very soon, sweetie. Mwah! xx

vickisunshine said...

Another stunning creation, beautifully coloured, as always! Glad to read that you managed all your cheese on toast, hope you continue to recover.
Hugs
Vicki x

Krafty Hugzz Kenzi x said...

OMG, what a stunning card, i soooo lurve your creations hun,fab , if you nip over to my blog, on todays post, their may be a little surprise for you,
lotsa luv n Hugz
Kenzie xx

Crafty Chris said...

stunning Nic luv the colours, glad to hear you are feeling a bit better.
Chris x

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Fab card hun, just love the colour & layout!
Glad your starting to feel better, sending ya huge hugs!
Shell xx

Joey said...

Hiya Coops, stunning card hun, gorgeous colours. Joey x

Paulagriff said...

Stunning!! The way you've done her eyes just makes the whole card alive! Gorgeous colours as well, Paula :)) xx

cardmaking bird said...

Wow!! It's a beauty (and as you may know by now..purple is my fave colour!) Your colouring is stunning and it's a gorgeous image (I just so happen to be bidding for this one on ebay at the minute!) Glad to hear you're feeling a bit better hun. Hugs Marie xx

kim said...

Stunning card, love the colour combo. Glad that you are starting to feel better. Kim xx

Wishcraft said...

Beautiful card hun! Fabulous image and love the colours. Glad you're starting to feel better xx Lisa x

Crafty Moone Cards said...

Stunning card, glad you are getting better. Sue x

Céline said...

fantastic card, amazing coloring, love the touch of sparkle
thanks for playing with us at stamptacular sunday this week
hugs
céline

Netty said...

Beautiful card Coops, glad to hear you are feeling a bit better. x

maxine said...

Stunning card x

Lorraine said...

this is beautiful hun loving the purple hair and lips xx

jenny said...

Stunning card Coops.....love her glittery eyelashes!! Fab colour combo too :)
Thanks for the tip on my blog for the Stamptacular challenge xx

Jenny xx

CRAZYCRAFTSHED said...

Hi Nic
A stunning and beautiful card,gorgeous colour
Hugs Dianne xx :)

Winnie said...

Wow what a stunning card love how you have used the colors for your inspiration.Thank you for joining our challenge at Stamptacular Sunday this week

Hugs Winnie DT

Juls said...

Hi Nicky,

Hope you are feeling a little better! Your colouring as always is just gorgeous!! and I am loving the added glitter!

Hugs Juls

Rachael said...

Glad to hear youre on the mend, have missed your beautiful cards! This is no exception - love the colour combo and her hair is awesome! Rach x

Sarah said...

Gorgeous card, love your colours and image, sorry to hear you've been unwell, hope you're on the mend, hugs, Sarah x

Donna Mosley said...

A stunning creation Nic, love the scrummy purple and wonderful colouring hun. Glad to hear you're feeling better.

Donna x

Vicky said...

So gorgeous Coops....and it's so lovely to have you back too hun...and so pleased you are feeling better..:o)

have a lovely evening sweetie...big hugs Vicky xx

Little K Smith said...

Oh this is stunning Coops! Glad your're getting back on track. The image is just gorgeous and wonderfully coloured and I love the papers and layout too!
Take it easy :)
Kelly.x

Sue said...

Hi hun
sorry i have been mia, wowzer a beautiful card, awesome colouring, luv the colours,lovely embelies & papers, glad you are feeling better, sue,x

Donna said...

Absolutely stunning Nic, fab distressing and such beautiful colours :) Donna ♥ x

susiestacey said...

Absolutely stunning x Susan x

pinky said...

Glad to hear you are feeling a bit better Coops:) I love this gorgeous card, the colours are just amazing.

nnalorac said...

Lovely to see you back posting Coops. ~Gorgeous card, beautiful image and love the distressing, looks stunning on these papers. Carolxx

karen said...

Its sooo beautiful coops,love the colour, glad you are on the mend, hugs,Karenx

karen said...

Its sooo beautiful coops,love the colour, glad you are on the mend, hugs,Karenx

sara said...

oooh loving her what a gorgeous card love love love the purple hair glad you are feeling better
hugs sara x x x

Mary J said...

So beautiful coops! Love the eyelashes!

Wendy said...

Absolutely stunning Coops, gorgeous image,fabulous colouring,love her sparkly eyelashs..pleased to hear you are feeling better.
Wendy xx

Christine L said...

STUNNING come back card hon... Love that hair!

So glad you're a bit better... We've missed you! But take it easy.. Don't do too much..

Hugs
Christine x

catherine said...

This is a beautiful card and the colours are stunning. Glad your feeling on the mend a bit.
x catherine

McCrafty's Cards said...

Glad to hear you are on the mend, fabulous card, fabulous colouring of the gorgeous image I like the papers and the faux stitching.
Kevin xx

Diamond Doll said...

Hiya Nic,so glad you feel a bit better.I,m loving this card my fav colours and a fabulous image too.
(hugs)
Trish (-:

Janine said...

Glad you're starting to feel better again.
Love the colours you've chosen and your colouring is fab as always.
Take care. Hugs, Janine xx

CraftyC said...

Hiya Nic, so sorry your still poorly, must be the time of year. My daniels got a nasty cough and feels ill, zoe had a really high temp this afternoon and now my neck is all achy. Hoping I'm gonna feel better in morning as all the chores to do. So much for spring in the air, not helping much is it lol. Do hope your back on your feet soon with more wonderful creations. Your card is simply gorgeous!
Clairexx

julieprice3 said...

Stunning Creation! I just love that stamp,your colouring is just perfect. Very pretty card, Thanks so much for joining in with us at Stamptacular Sunday
Hugs Julie P

Lyndsey Marie said...

Another stunnning card Nic, love the gorgeous image and pretty papers. Colouring is superb as always, glad to hear your feeling better.
Lyndsey xx

Chrissy said...

Glad you are feeling better Coops...gorgeous card...beautiful colouring on an equally beautiful image..Stunning..

Luv CHRISSYxx

Karina said...

Wow Nic, this card is a real eyecatcher. The colours you used here look so great together. Love it! Glad you feel better again.
Hugs, Karina

Jennifer said...

This is stunning Nic, great l/o & such perfect colouring! So sorry to hear you've been unwell hun, take it easy xx Jenny xx

Louise said...

Gorgeous card Nic, lovely rich colours! Hope you're feeling better. Take care. x

Sandra H said...

Nice to know your feeling better and your cards a stunner:)

Kimberly said...

Stunning card...i just love the glitter and colour combo...fabulous..oh i was checking out blogs and your a winner at: http://sandra-mummy-of-one.blogspot.com/2012/03/blog-candy-winner.html
congrats...kim

Sue said...

Aww it's lovely to have you back with us Coops! and I'm so glad that you are on the mend!
and Wow! what a stunning card! I love the image (awesome colouring!) and the way you've layered the gorgeous papers up! and I love those delish roses - it's a beautiful card!
Take Care hun!
Love n Hugs!
Sue xx

Maria said...

WOW ! She is beautiful!
Love your coloring!
Hugs,

Maria B.

Have A Scrap Happy Day said...

WOW!!! Love the bold colors and her purple hair. Glad you're feeling better and managed to eat a slice of toast. Happy Sunday.

Jessica said...

Amazing card - gorgeous image and such beautiful colouring. Glad you are feeling better now and back to your crafty best. Jx

Linda said...

Glad your feeling better now Coops. Love this very Purple card, she is 'Lush' isn't she, lol Linda x

Sarah said...

Lovely to see you back Coops, love this card, the colours are absolutely stunning xxx

Susan Flynn said...

Beautiful card Coops love how you have done her hair in purple xx

Craftyrose said...

Wowzers hun, your colouring is absolutely amazing! Love this card, it's gorgeous. xx

Marion said...

Hi Nic,
So glad you are feeling up to making some cards again.
Gorgeous image and stunning colouring.
hugs
Marion

Katina said...

STUNNING!!! Glad you're feeling better Nic.
xx

shampylou30 said...

wow love the colour of this card it is stunning sue xxx

Wendy Fraser said...

Wow, soooo beautiful!! xx

Lindsay Craftymonster81 said...

Wow! This is stunningly beautiful hun, gorgeous image and gorgeous colouring, really pretty papers and a fab design, love everything about it
Lindsay xx

angelwhispers said...

This is just lush superb colours and a beautifully colours image! Chanelle xxxx

Deneen said...

Great card, awesome colouring. Thanks for joining the Stitching Challenge at Top Tip Tuesday.

Andrea C said...

Sheesh this is just beautiful xxx

Grenouille Greetings said...

BEAUTIFUL! Love the purple/yellow combo and those fab green eyes! Hugs, Lesley

Sarah said...

Hi Nic, am popping back over to say thanks for joining in with us this week at Sweet Stampin with your gorgeous card.

Beautiful image, perfectly coloured and love your colour combo.

Sarah

Christine said...

Wow, what an amazing card!! Your coloring skills are fantastic!! Thanks so much for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Challenge blog.
xoxo, Christine

Janneke said...

What a beautiful card ;o)
Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin' this week.

Hugs, Janneke

xxxtglxxx said...

Wow Nic! :) You are back with a bang hun!

Stunning image, colouring and papers - its beautiful.

Great to see you back - I will be catching up with all your gorgeous creations later but for now I just wanted to say thanks so much for joining us at Sweet Stampin this week,

hugs

xxalisonxx

LaJanette said...

What an absolutely gorgeous card! Loving the colors and how you have really made her eyes pop with that complimentary green. Your foe stitching is just AWESOME!

Thanks for playing along with our Stitches challenge over at Top Tip Tuesday; hope to see you back often:0)

Hugs;
Janette

coldwaters2 said...

Hiya Nic I am so pleased to hear that you are finally on the mend, I see you have been making up for lost time, there are so many beautiful creations I have seen. This is stunning the colour is amazing it looks like Tanzanite AAA, very expensive and very beautiful, the papers and design look superb.
hugs
Lorraine x