Thursday, 5 April 2012

special friend

Good evening all.i hope you are all well.tonight i have a card to share which one of my step nans carer`s asked me for.she asked for an elegant style so i am hoping this fits the bill.
i am also entering my card into the following challenges:
1.bling it on challenge - monochrome
2.papertake weekly - anything goes
3.simon says stamp challenge - use your fav tool (bigshot and hougie board)
4.divas by design challenge - challenge 29 - anything goes and bloghop - happy birthday ladies

products used are:
white scalloped card blank
black card
gcd papers - paris night
woodware leaf punch
sizic rose die
crafty lyn corner die
hougie board for the box
white pearl glimmer mist. used on the roses
crafts and me stamp - bride/flapper art deco lady
promarkers and flexmarkers
sakura silver pen
pearls

promarkers and flexmarkers used are:
blush,sunkissed pink.coral.cinnamon
cool grey 2,3,4,5,black
antique white
lime zest and pear


 a sideways view.

and the box lid.
i have also decorated the inside of the card with the same papers and the cheery lynn corner.
thanks so much for popping by, means a lot :D
luv coops xxx

74 comments:

Crafty Chris said...

such a stunning card luv the image and the papers are perfect she will def think it is elegant.
Chris x

Sue said...

Wow! this really is classy and elegant Coops! what a beautiful image and I love the pearl details. The papers and flowers are really scrummy!!
Hope you have a lovely Easter Weekend!
Big Hugs
Sue xx

Andria said...

WOW thats stunning, love it. Those black roses are gorgeous too. Beautiful work :).

Crafty Moone Cards said...

Stunning, Sue x

Catherine said...

This is certainly elegant, I'm sure she will love it......

jo said...

Definitely elegant, Coops, she's beautiful!
Jo x

Sheila said...

Stunning card and sure to be adored by the recipient Nic. Hope you and yours have a lovely Easter weekend, Sheila:)X

kay said...

certainly fits the brief,elegant card,x

nnalorac said...

Stunning and very classy Coops, she'll be bowled over I'm sure. Carolxx

angelwhispers said...

Fabulous and sooooo elegant just love it!! Chanelle xx

amanda stokes said...

Hi Coops,
It's absolutely stunning,love the image and those roses are lush! :) x

Elaine Stark said...

A stunning card, beautifully coloured. Elaine

pickle said...

Wow coops this is beautiful. Your colouring of that image is stunning..love the shading!
Kerry x

McCrafty's Cards said...

Stunning card Coop's the image is so elegent, I like the monchrome design, the flowers and that corner.
Kevin xx

SaraJ said...

Really lovely card. Can I ask what sizzix rose die you've used. I don't recall seeing anything like it before and its really pretty. Sara

Sarah said...

Gorgeous, coops, just gorgeous! So very elegant and a beautiful image.

Sarah

Sandra H said...

Hi Coops another absolutely stunning card, this image is beautiful and your colouring is amazing as always you provide a fabulous creation:)x

Little K Smith said...

Oh super stunning hun! Lovin' the mono style, a beautifully coloured image, love the corner die and gorgeous black flowers too! And a fabulous box to match! She'll be more than happy with this!
Kelly.x

susiestacey said...

Hi Coops, very stylish card love it Susan x

sallysbitz said...

Oh wow Nic, this is just fabulous.
It definitely fits the bill, she will love it x

Your colouring technique is brilliant x

hugs sally x
sallysbitz.blogspot.co.uk

Doreen said...

A stunning card coos,I love this image and a fabulous design.xxx

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Very elegant indeed, stunning card.

Debbie said...

Stunning card Coops. So very elegant. Beautiful image too.
Debbie x

Christine said...

Beautiful, just beautiful! Nothing more to be said. My mum will love this. She adored this stamp last time you used it! xx

Amanda said...

It is certainly elegant Coops!What a lovely image.
The black roses and pearls are gorgeous! x

Julie said...

Gorgeous Coops,extremely elegant and classy card and box,I'm sure the carer will be delighted!.x

Fleur said...

A gorgeous card, absolutely stunning

Hugz Fleur xXx

Becky said...

Fab card, great image and I love the classic colours.
Very classy and stylish.
Becky x

Mrs F said...

You've definitely achieved 'elegant' with your make Coops, it's beautiful.

Have a lovely Easter, take care Rach xx

Julie said...

Stunning Coops - your skin colouring is fab!! Love the black roses and the box too! Hugs, Juliexx

Mau xx said...

Wow! this is so Classy Coops, I love the pearl detail and the colouring is amazing xxxx
Happy Easter to you all. Tell our Little man not to eat too many easter eggs xxxxx
Hugs Mau xx

Creations by Shirl said...

Elegant and beautiful coloured Coops... You did wonders on this card.. love it too bits...

Kimberly said...

Very elegant...love it...papers are fab and your colouring is awesome...tfs

Deb said...

so beautiful Coops, love that elegant image!
Happy Easter, Debxx

Chrissy said...

Ths is very elegant and just stunning Coops, gorgeous image and colouring, lovely card and box set...beautiful..

Luv CHRISSYxx

Annette said...

wow it certanly fits the bill it is stunning and i love art deco beautiful x
I'm on the 3rd book of steig larsson and there brilliant. xx

June Nelson said...

Its beautifu coops im sure she will be over the moon with it, I love your skin colouring too, have a happy easter darlin xxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Donna Mosley said...

Nic, this is STUNNING! Love the gorgeous image and papers. Ooh! those roses are amazing.

Donna x

Inkypinkydelights said...

Oh Nic!!!! I love this card! this image is definitely on my wishlist! And I am loving therse colours! Happy Easter. Judy x

Sarah said...

Wow, this is absolutely stunning Coops, love the monochrome look and those flowers are gorgeous. Hope you have a lovely Easter xxx

Shirley said...

This card is so classy, the colouring as always is beautiful and the image is lovely.
Shirley xx

carrie-lee said...

A stunning card hun, love the monachrome design with a hint of colour in the image, very elegant xxx

Janette said...

Oh hun this is stunning, love the dramatic effect you created, just gorgeous.xx

Pop's Cards said...

Morning sweetie, I just love this creation, Happy Easter, huggles Pops x x x

Christine L said...

Ooh Nic you've excelled yourself at this one..... the shading on her skin in particular is just AWESOME!

Love this art deco lady... I'm sure the recipient will love it also!

Hugs
Christine x

tilly said...

This is very elegant, what a stunning job of both card and box,
Happy Easter
Tilly

Mary J said...

WOW!! Gorgeous, elegant, what's not to like?!!!

Aud said...

Beautiful coops love the colours and its certainly very classy Im sure she will love it. Great image. Aud x

petra,s cards said...

hi coops what a fabulous elegant card, and your colouring is sooo beautiful!!!
xxpetra

Janine said...

Wow Coops, this is so elegant and sophisticated. I'm sure she'll love it.
Have a lovely Easter weekend.
Hugs, Janine xx

Roma said...

Wow ! stunning card coops,love the image & the lovely dies you have used ,beautiful papers too x

Star said...

Oh WOWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWW Coops. This card is absolutly STUNNING. I love everything about it. True perfection
Eileen x

Marilyn said...

Gorgeous! Love the image and your layout. Have to check out those corner dies too!

rosie said...

gorgeous x

crafty-stamper said...

stunning card and love the image and the roses
carol x

Gemma said...

Wow such a elegant card Coops, love the mono look & beautiful flowers too..
hugs and xxx
Gemma

Brenda said...

OMGOSH....my mouth is hanging open in awe...this is soooo beyond beautiful!!!
loveeee this!!!
hugs
Brenda

Susan Flynn said...

Wow this is definitely elegant!! Really stunning coops x

Wendy Fraser said...

Elegant and stylish, just stunning! xx

Nicola said...

Truly classy and elegant creation Coops, love the image, striking colour combo and those beautiful pearls and flowers are the perfect finishing touches!
Hugs Nicola xxx

Katina said...

WOW!! Stunning card Nic!
xx

cebelica said...

Gorgeous card. Beautiful details and great image. I like the box a lot too! Hugs! xx

Christine said...

Hi Nic stunning classy elegant creation fab mono colour combo..

smiles Christine x

pinky said...

Wow Coops that is so elegant and beautiful. You should enter it into Crafty Ribbons challenge.

Teresa said...

Hi Coops, I do love this iamge she is gorgeous and so good in black:) a beautiful card inside and out! Hope your mojo has come back?! Hugs, Teresa x

coldwaters2 said...

OMG Nic this is absolutely awesome, wow, wow, wow, that image looks stunning so doe the colours, flowers and design this is just pure perfection as well as being one very classy and elegant creation.
Hugs
Lorraine x

Eskimo Frosting said...

Simply stunning. I absolutely love the way you have coloured the image, she looks printed until you look closely.

Thanks for joining us this week at Diva's and dont forget if you join in the blog hop there is a chance to win even more lovely prizes

Good luck
Jayne
x

Amanda said...

A simply stunning card Nic, such an elegant image and beautifully coloured she looks just like a photo. Hugs Amanda x

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just fell from my chair!! so very very beautiful, Nic! That is a masterpiece!!! lovin' it so much!
xxx, Alessandra

shell said...

Oh Wow Coops this is stunning hun, Just gorjuss , thanks for joining us at Bling It On this month.
Shell xx

xxxtglxxx said...

Absolutely blimmin gorgeous! :) Breathtaking card Nic, just stunning!

hugs

xxalisonxx

laney said...

So very elegant coops.. love these ladies
Thanks for joining us at Diva's and Bling it On this time hope to see you next time too
hugs
laney

Melissa Bove (SCS ~ Melissa1872) said...

Gorgeous card! Love that fabulous image!

Thank you very much for joining us this week at the Simon Says Stamp Challenge Blog!

Hugs...
Melissa

Delphine said...

OH WOW... It is extremely elegant and I love your colour scheme! Gorgeous image and colouring, and perfect papers! Hugs Delphine xx