Thursday, 26 April 2012

birthday boy

Good evening all.well i am trying to be good and i`ve made another male card tonight.i`ve been trying to organise my time better, so that i`m not constantly chasing my tail.so hubby was quite surprised when he got home that tea was ready for him, all my washing and drying is done, i had made this card and got a DT card done too.lol.
not sure how long it will last.
i am entering my card into the following challenges:
1.cards 4 men - challenge 9 - texture. - the leaf paper is embossed and texture with the stickles
2.papertake weeky - sketch 67 - fantastic sketch ladies
3.simon says stamp challenge - anything goes - 2nd entry
4.my mums craft shop challenge - challenge 54 - the great outdoors
5.CRAFT challenge - challenge 152 - animals
6.cute card thursday - challenge 214 - animal magic

products used are:
kraft card blank
brown card
first edition papers - new leaf
personal impresions sentiment
stickles - stardust
pollycraft image - i decoupaged his kite
promarkers and flexmarkers
doodling

promarkers and flexmarkers used are:
tan,nutmeg,cocoa,walnut,umber,black
marsh green,olive.cool grey 5
pastel green.soft green.grey green
pear,forest,pine
glacier blue,cloud blue,celestial blue.


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

85 comments:

Carol said...

Awww Nic this is too gorgeous Hun! Luv your style of cardmaking. You make a male card look so easy to do. Luv it!! Lotsa luv, hugs xxxx

mvatkinson.blogspot.com said...

Another gorgeous card coops, gorgeous colours and image. Marlene

Crafty Chris said...

gorgeous Nic, beautiful colouring on the cute bear.
Chris x

Donna Mosley said...

Hi Nic, gorgeous card, love how you've coloured him and the clouds are fab.

Donna x

Elizabeth said...

Hi Coops, your card is really cute - perfect for a little boy. Love the leaf patterned paper and the stickled clouds. When my kids were little I always thought that as long as I got the tea on the table the rest could just wait it's sweet time till I got to it :) I think you are performing miracles doing what you do. Hugs, Elizabeth x

Creations by Shirl said...

This is sooo cute, love the colours on this adorable card... great boyish card indeed, and pretty papers...

Debs M said...

gorgeous papers, fantastic colouring and attention to detail - love your shading x

mvatkinson.blogspot.com said...

Congratulations on winning the saturated canary challenge. Marlene

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Ooh very organised today. Fab card, love the colours and v cute image.

Sue said...

Hi hun
gorgeous card, lovely scene, great papers & design, luv the sparkle, sue,x

Janette said...

Evening hun, awww, this is so cute, I love the little Bear, a gorgeous card and well done on getting yourself organised..lol...you go for it...xxx

Wishcraft said...

Totally adorable Nic! Love this bear and the papers are fab :o) Hugs, Lisa x

McCrafty's Cards said...

This is really sweet Coop's fab colouring
Kevin xx

Sarah said...

Absolutely gorgeous card Coops, love love love your colouring and those fab papers & design x

kraftyk said...

Great boys card Coops, love the cute image and beautiful papers, fab colouring.
Hugs,
Kim xx

jo said...

Awww, this is gorgeous, Coops!Love the leaf paper, too!
Hugs Jo x

Alessandra said...

it looks so easy when you do this!!! But in fact it's sooooooo hard to create a man's card!! Gorgeous, lobe the cloudy background and the colouring on this cute bear!
Hugs, Alessandra

purpleprincess2007 said...

Hi sweetie! Such a lovely card again, I'm loving all your inspirational male cards - I find them so difficult 😓 love the criss cross texture on your little bear too. Hugs xx cara xx

Rebekah said...

This is so cute I love the DP! You sound far too organised for me lol! Hugs Rebekah xx

Netty said...

Smashing card Coops and loving that leaf backing paper. Annette x

Chrissy said...

Too cure Coops, love your little bear and fabulous hairy colouring, that was mean't in a nice way..lol..fabulos papers too..

Luv CHRISSYxx

Vicky said...

So gorgeous Coops....love the image and great layout and dp's too hun :o)

big hugs Vicky xx

Susan Flynn said...

Gosh you did all that and made two fabulous cards?? You are a wonder womanxx

Catherine said...

Gorgeous card, love those papers....

Doreen said...

This is fabulous,love the image and beautiful colouring.xxx

Julie said...

This is lovely Coops, I don't know how you manage to find the time to create and still find time to visit us all! you sure are dedicated! I've got these papers but struggled with the shade! They look perfect here, maybe I'll give them another try! Have a great evening,Julie.x

Teresa - My Crafty Heart said...

Hi Coops, you are so good at Male cards - love this one and that sky looks fab - love the glitter, Hugs, Teresa x

Little K Smith said...

Aaaaww this is gorgeous Coops, I love how you colour your teddies! :D A fab layout and I love those papers too :)
Kelly.x

Debbi Glennie said...

go you! do we call you super coops now? :)
gorgeous card, particularly like the cross-hatching effect on the bear
Debz
xx

Star said...

Love the crosshatch colouring you've used here Coops. Backing papers are really well matched too.
You've inspired me over the past couple of weeks to invest in MORE pens lol... now have the 51 extra colours from Flexmarkers, or will have in a couple of days.
Congrats on your win at SC... still liked your card best though
Eileen x

Mrs F said...

Great card Coops, perfect for a little lad.

Well done on juggerling all the mummy/wifey tasks and still making a card, you must be worth out?

Have a restful evening, Rach xx

Tina said...

Fab card coops, love the little bear and how you have coloured him. Tinaxx

Maria said...

This is so cute. I love the image and your DP.
Hugs,

Maria B.

Dangina Martinez said...

Oh How sweet. Gorgeous DP and coloring.
Tons of Hugs, Dangina

pinky said...

Gorgeous card, beautifully colour and great layout. Hope you keep the organisation up:)

gina g said...

Fabulous card Nic, love the image and the papers are lovely. luv gina xx

Joey said...

Coops this is fantastic, stunning colouring. Joey x

xxxtglxxx said...

Oooh, love your colouring and papers on this. You rock at boy/male cards :)

hugs

xxalisonxx

Anita said...

A fabulous male card. Love the texture on the teddy and the sparkle on the clouds.

Maria Therese said...

Gorgeous! And gorgeous coloring!!

downrightcrafty said...

love the organisation Nic almost as much as I love the card, the texture on the papers with leaves is lovely and totally suit this lovely beautifully coloured image
Hugs Kate xx

carrie-lee said...

cute card coops, lovely design xxx

debby4000 said...

Oh I love adorable cute card Nic its so gorgeous too.
luv
Debby

Aud said...

A great card coops love the layout and a super image. Love the papers !, Aud x

ogilvie said...

Fab card, I love everything about it. It's soo cute. Hugz, Janice

Heidi said...

such a cutie, love the leaf paper, is it embossed as it looks like it lifts off the paper, love the kite pop. hugs heidi x

Sheila said...

Nic, This is so pretty. Lovely papers and your clouds again they are fab. Did you see you won on SC Challenge Blog? Have a great weekend, Sheila:)X

Squirrel x said...

Another beauty Coops, this little fella is fab, and such great papers too. I adore how you have given him the sketchy coloured look, it makes me think of a very old, very worn, nearly bald but very loved bear. Superb. Hugs Sxx

tilly said...

what a cute bear! I love that leaf paper, now, I think you need to organize ME lol
Tilly

melsanford said...

Such a gorgeous card! I love those clouds :-) Love 'n' hugs, Mel xx

Sarah said...

Well I for one would love to know your secret - all these gorgeous cards and you work and you are a wife / mother and your DTs and commenting.
Makes me tired just thinking about it!!

I really don't know how you make so many wonderful cards (I was actually here now to say sorry for not commenting on your last few cards - have been busy!) and keep up with the loads of comments you get!

I think you should be up for some sort of wonder woman award, personally!!

Sarah

PS - Love the colouring on your bear. I always find bears difficult to get right.

Whisper said...

I'm loving the background that you've made and the fabby papers too, Luv Sam x

Sandra (Stamping For Pleasure) said...

Ooh that's lovely.

Keep up the good work on the organised front. Makes life easier. xxx

Sally said...

Such a cute teddy Nic & a smashing card. I love the Kraft & papers you've used.
Sally x

Lee said...

Well hun seems like you're on a roll,cus your card is STUNNING in every way.xx

Christine L said...

Gorgeous male card Nic.... I hate doing Teddies because of the fur colouring..... but you do them so well!

Hugs
Christine x

Tags said...

Hey Coops! Stumbled onto your blog today, your work is fantastic! This card is gorgeous, I love your colouring! The leaf paper is gorgeous too.

I'm following your blog now and looking forward to seeing more of your amazing work :)

Tags xx

Debs said...

Stunning card Coops
The image is adorable and as always your colouring is amazing :o)
Thanks for popping by my blog - your comment means a lot :o)
Have a fab evening.
Debs xx

Lindsay Craftymonster81 said...

Really gorgeous I love the colours and the little bear is just soooo adorable love it. Hope you have a great weekend
Lindsay xx

Elaine Stark said...

A fabulous card. I love these 1st Edition papers. Elaine

Sue said...

Ooh I love this Coops! what a mega cute image! and you've coloured him beautifully - love the cross hatch effect and the decoupage on the kite. Gorgeous papers - it's a really stunning card and perfect for a Birthday Boy! :-)
Hope you have a great evening!
Big Hugs
Sue xx

Maureen said...

Super cute card, well done.
Maureen.......x

mylittlecardstudio.blogspot.com said...

Fabulous! I love the cute image, your layout and colour combo. Perfect male card! Hugs, Jill x

Elaine said...

Its lovely Nic well done what a super card glad you have got yourself sorted I will have to too, crafting takes first place at the moment , nothing ever gets done . Hugs Elaine

Vicky said...

Great card Coops, brilliant layout and lovely colouring, just right for a boy

hugs Vicky x x x

Mandy said...

Fabulous card Nic,love the papers and the little bear and background are both gorgeous...Wish I could get organised,but I just seem to be constantly going round in circles...Have a lovely weekend...
Mandy x

sandy's crafty bits said...

wow super little birthday boy card nic ... love the papers you have used too ... just doing a bit of blog hopping have a great weekend love sandy xx

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

This is so sweet hun, love the image & the sky looks great!
Hugs Shell xx

Shirley said...

I'm exhausted already, you sound like you never stop. Anyway, back to your card, love the colouring of your image and the decoupage of the kite. Have a good weekend.
Shirley xx

June Nelson said...

This is gorgeous coops me lovely and those papers with the leaves on etc finish it off beaurifully xxxxxxxxxxxx

Lyndsey Marie said...

Fabulous card, love the sweet bear image and great papers. Just love how you have done the sky background.
Lyndsey xx

*Jellie* said...

Wow- what a productive day!
Great card- I love seeing your creations

jules said...

AaW! gorgeous cute one!!

coldwaters2 said...

Cute and adorable card Nic love that image also the design and colours.
Hugs
Lorraine x

Diane's Card Designs said...

Wow...this is gorgeous. Such a sweet image and great layout. Love the backing papers. I bought some First Edition papers today and can't wait to have a play with them.
Thanks for joining us at MMCS Challenge this week.
Diane xx

Delphine said...

I need your secret, Nic!!! How do you manage to do it all LOL??
Fantastic card, lovely image and I love your papers and layout! Hugs Delphine xx

MagsB said...

What a corker! I love the little bear flying his kite, and what great papers you've chosen, too!

love Mags B x

Krafty Kows said...

Sooo cute - love it. Thank for joining us at C.R.A.F.T. Jeanette

Julie said...

Gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous!! Juliexx

Cathy said...

What a cute card. I love the imgage and the clouds are AWESOME...

Elke said...

What a stunning card. I just love the cute image. Thanks for joining us over at C.R.A.F.T. Challenges. Good luck.

Elke XX

Lisa aka Myran said...

Awww, so sweet! Lovely coloring and pp. Great take on the sketch Coops, thank you for joining us at Papertake Weekly :)

sandra's crafty corner said...

wow nic what a fabulous card hun i love it many thanks for joinin us at cards for men in our texture challenge, hugs sandra dt

Mandy said...

Aww gorgeous card Coops, super cute and those papers are delish.
Well done you on being so organised, please teach me how lol.
Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp
hugs Mandy xx

Gemma said...

gorgeous card hun! thanks for joining in this week at My Mums Craft Shop! Gemma :)