Friday, 6 July 2012

Chillin Chester

Good morning all.Well my planned day went up swan creek as i only managed to make this one and an image and papers ready for another.
Sports day was cancelled, even though the sun was out the damage to field was already done so just need to see when it will be now.
We have all just been to the circus though and it was good, not as good as the circus that came last year but we still enjoyed ourselves.
So on to todays card which i am entering into the following challenges:
1.Everybody Art challenge - Challenge 120 - Dots
2.I love Promarkers challenge - Challenge 124 - Music
3.Charisma cardz challenge - Challenge 26 - Fantastic sketch
4.Paperplay weekly - Week 27 - Happy Birthday

Products used are:
Black card
Papers free with mag ages ago
Tim holtz distress tool
Go create circle die
Personal impressions sentiment
Pollycraft digi - retro chester
Promarkers and Flexmarkers
Glossy accents

Promarkers and Flexmarkers used are:
Tan,Nutmeg,Cinnamon.Walnut
Cool Aqua.Duck Egg.Turquoise.Marine
Honeycomb.Spice,Burnt Orange
Antique Pink,Ruby,Crimson,Burgandy
Satin.Pastel Beige.Khaki.Warm Grey 3,5


And a sideways view.
Thanks so much for popping by,means a lot :D
Hugs Coops.xxx

67 comments:

Netty said...

Loving your terrific card Coops. Going to the circus is such fun and hope your little man isn't too disappointed about the cancellation. Annette x

Caroline said...

Hi Nic. Love that image, coloured as always perfectly and the layout is fantastic. Love the paper's. Caroline xxx

Squirrel x said...

Shame about sports day - would almost have paid to see you run the egg and spoon! Why does that monkey always make me laugh - a brilliant card hun, and fabbie colours. Hugs Sxx

Inkypinkydelights said...

Brilliant, as always! Am loving the distressed look. Judy x

Liz Miller said...

Whose a Cheeky Monkey then. Your coice of colours match the papers perfectly and the glossy accents is a clever touch. Great card.
Liz xx

Pop's Cards said...

Morning sweetie, a gorgeous creation as always huggles Pops x x x

Margarets designer cards said...

Hi Nic

Great checky monkey, brilliant colours and design

Margaret

jules said...

love the card! fab papers and image!

pinky said...

Love your card Coops and all those distressed edges. Haven't been to a circus in about 20 years lol. Will have to wait for a grand child to come along now lol.

Marlene Atkinson said...

Morning Coops, Sorry to hear Sports Day was cancelled hopefully it will be before your schools break up. Your card is gorgeous, love the image, beautifully coloured as always, gorgeous papers. Marlene

Amanda said...

Such a shame about sports day, hopefully the field will dry out and they will get to have a fun afternoon. Love the card, this image is such a joy to colour isn't he. I used him last year and really must print him again. Hugs, Amanda x

Teresa - My Crafty Heart said...

Hi Coops, the circus sounded good fun - love your card, he is such a cutie and goes brilliantly with those papers:) Hugs, Teresa x

Chrissy said...

Cute little Chester, how can you refuse him...gorgeous card Coops..

Luv CHRISSYxx

Viv's Visuals said...

Great card Coops...I loved the circus when I was a child - thought it would be soooo exciting to be in it!

Grenouille Greetings said...

Super fun image, Coops. Love the shiny bits on his radio. Perfect papers and fab distressing and layout. Hugs, Lesley

Denise and Louise said...

Gorgeous card - love that Chester and the fab colour combo.
Hugs
Denise xx

Cat's sCrap said...

Absolutely adorable ! Wonderful work on your character. Magnifiecnt papers and choice of coulours. Bravo ! I like !

Thanks for joining us at Charisma Cardz this week.

Hugs from France.
Catherine;)

Sweetncrafty Gal said...

oh wow coops i love this! that monkey is so darn cute isn't he! thanks so much for playing with our sketch this week! hugs carlyann (charisma owner) xx

Sandra H said...

Wow Coops, Whan an adorable image so beautifully coloured too:)x

Lisa aka Myran said...

This image is just too cute! Such fabby card! Thank you for playing along with us at Papertake Weekly and good luck!

sue - bearhouse said...

awww this so lovely. Such a fabby image and wonderful papers and colours

Hugs Sue

Angie said...

Fabulous card, great image he is a cool dude.
Hugs Angie x

McCrafty's Cards said...

Wonderful card Coop's I like the colours the papers and the layout.
Kevin xx

maxine said...

Great card x

Janette said...

Oh I used to love the Circus as a child, once screamed to bring the little Dwarf fella's home with me....I KNOW...!!!!!!!!...lol....anyways, hope you enjoyed....love your brilliant card Nic, it's really fun.xx

Joey said...

This is just faberooney! love the glossy touches you added, fabulous colouring, love the shade of that blue! Joey x

Whisper said...

Oooo what a cool image and great layout, Luv Sam x

Rebekah said...

Our sports day has been cancelled twice! Guess there isn't much chance for it now! Love your card with uber cute Chester hugs Rebekah xx

Debs M said...

love this, ga look great x

Sue said...

Sorry sports day got binned,glad you had a good day though.
Love your card,Chester is fab.Love the colours too.
Hugs Sue xx

Marilyn said...

Very cute image. I really like how you have layered your papers... you have used two different kinds, yet it looks like four. I think I will try that... love the look of it.

Aud said...

This is so cute Coops love the layout and colours. Aud x

Creations by Shirl said...

Super cute Chester! love the glossy accents it really adds pop to your card.... great assortments of pretty papers....
Enjoy your crafty weekend Coops!
hugs~

Elaine said...

Oh Isnt he just delightful what a fun and happy card well done Hugs Elaine

Katina said...

Fab card Nic. Love the colours and the distressed edges.

I hate to think how many school events have had to be cancelled because of the weather - so many disappointed little people! Hope your little man enjoyed the circus.
xx

Doreen said...

This is just gorgeous Coops,love the image....fabulous distressing and layout.xxx

Jude said...

What a cheeky monkey! Great card, I really like the way you have distressed the edges of the papers.

Hugs
Judex

Mary J said...

Fabulous colouring and lvoe that layout coops!

Lorraine said...

Brilliant image and love the colours and background papers.
Lorraine x

angelwhispers said...

Love Retro Chester he's such a cutie and perfect papers and colours! Sorry to hear the sports day was cancelled I know it was always a super day when my girls where little but at least you had the circus! Have a wonderful weekend! Love Chanelle xxx

Alessandra said...

wonderful colours on this card, perfect combination. The monkey is just adorable!
xoxo, Alessandra

Dangina Martinez said...

So Sweet and Awesome Layout!
Tons of Hugs, Dangina

Dangina Martinez said...

So Sweet and Awesome Layout!
Tons of Hugs, Dangina

Kathleen said...

Great card Coops, love the bright zingy pink and green.
Hugs
Kat xx

catherine said...

Fab card Nic and great image and colours. Shame about the little man's sports day but glad you all enjoyed the circus
x catherine

Wishcraft said...

Love it hun :o) Fab colours and design, love this super cute image too! Hugs, Lisa x

Jules said...

Hi Coops

Just had a lovely catch up with your blog.

So many gorgeous makes!!

Loving your colour choices and layout on this one.

I bought quite a few Chester images .. .. but must admit to havin gto add a mouth!! LOL!!

Hope you have a good weekend.

Love Jules xx

Sarah said...

Gorgeous card Coops! Love the cute image and beautiful summery colours x

Little K Smith said...

Aaaww this little monkey is just so adorable! :D I love the colours too and a fabulous layout! A fab creation hun :)
Kelly.x

Lorraine said...

This is fabulous Coops. I love all the distressing and the papers colours.

Alyce said...

So sweet Coops! I just love this gorgeous image and your colouring is perfect :)

Jovan said...

WOW..this card is so COOL! I love the papers and design!

sandy's crafty bits said...

oh what a little cutie ... love your colours and love the papers ... my granddaughters sports day was cancelled too so sad for them all ... hope you have a great weekend ... happy crafting and love sandy xx

Laura said...

Fab card coops! Love how you've coordinated the image to your papers.
Laura xx

Allison said...

what a fab card and cute image
thanks for joinig us at Charisma this week
Allisonx

MagsB said...

How cute is Chester! Another beautiful card, your colours are terrific!

love Mags B x

Sue said...

Aww what a sweet card! I love this Chester image - he's adorable! the papers and layout are fab!!
Sorry to hear that Sports Day was cancelled.. our pageant was just cancelled at local park… don't ever remember that happening in 50 years I've been alive!!
Glad you enjoyed the Circus!! ;-)
Big Hugs
Sue xx

kraftyk said...

Fabulous card Coops, love the cute image, great colours and layout.
Hugs
Kim xx

Teresa said...

Brilliant! xx

coldwaters2 said...

Oh so cute, adorable and fun, I think Chester is a little darling, those papers and the design look terrific.
hugs
Lorraine x

Lizy said...

This is just so cute hun! I love that image and of course, your colouring is awesome! :)
Lizy xx

Donna Mosley said...

A fab card Nic, love the image, he is so cute. Perfect colouring as always and the distressed edges look amazing.

Donna x

Donna said...

Too cute Nic, I love all the distressing and fab colouring. A really sweet card :) Donna ♥ x

♥ anusch ♥ said...

Witzige Karte.
Vielen Dank für deine Teilnahme bei EAC.
Liebe Grüße Doreen

Karen said...

Brilliant card coops, love the cute image and your glossy bits, thanks for joining us at I ♥ ProMarkers.
xx

Tina46 Kreativblog said...

This is such a cute Card !! I love it !!!Thanks for joining in our challenge.
hugs
Tina46
EAC-DT

Lorraine said...

Just popping back to say thanks for joining this weeks challenge at I ♥ ProMarkers
Lorraine x