Saturday, 8 September 2012

Happy christmas and i`ve been published :D

Good morning all.I hope you are all well.I`m off to work soon and then dreaded housework to do when i get home.So my exciting news, a while ago Sue from my local craft shop was asked if she and some of her customers would like to create some projects for the Creative Stamping magazine using the free stamps that come with the mag.So i was up for the challenge, i made a little christmas gift box and a christmas gift bag, took them to Sue who posted them off and then we waited.We didn`t know if our projects would cut the mustard, anyhoo i popped in to see Sue today and the mag is out, eekkk and we got our projects published, both of mine are in there and also a pic which they took from my blog profile, super excited :D
I don`t have pics as it was a rush to make them and then take to Sue to post them off but we are in Issue 6 of Creative stamping on pages 30 - 32.I will try to take pics of the mag later.
So on to my card for today which i am entering into the following challenges:
1,Crafty ribbons challenge - Challenge 27 - Fantastic sketch
2.Joanna sheen challenge - Going dotty
3.The cutie pie challenge - Challenge 26 - No flowers
4.Stampin for thr weekend - Challenge 17 - Starting christmas early
5.Crafty catz challenge - Challenge 149 - Christmas

Products used are:
Black card
First edition papers - Stocking fillers
Stickles stardust
Free sentiment stamp from mag
Pearls and gems
Wooden  snowflake painted with white paint and sprinkled with glamour dust
Snow tex
Glamour dust
Promarkers
 

Promarkers used are:
Ice grey 1,3,blender
Antique pink.red,ruby.crimson.warm grey 5
Pastel green.soft green.mint,warm grey 4
Orange.burnt orange
Tan.cinnamon.walnut


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

64 comments:

Susan Flynn said...

Love the card Coops that snowman is adorable. Big congratulations on being published wow!! Hope you put the pics on so I can see xx

Amanda said...

Congratulations can't wait to see the projects. Love ths card perfect odours too. Hugs, Amanda x

Doreen said...

Well done Coops,you so deserve to be published your work is gorgeous.xxx

Denise and Louise said...

Congratulations on being published - can't wait to see some pics!!
Love your card - that is a really cute snowman.
Hugs
Denise xx

Joey said...

Coops this is absolutely gorgeous hunny, fantastic layout! Congrats on being published. Joey xx

Squirrel x said...

Love that chubby snowman hun, and the papers are fab. Nice to see he has some bling berries on his hat! Congratulations on being published - I shall look out for the mag on Monday. Autographs....?? Lol, well done sweetie! xxx

Marie-Louise said...

Congratulations on being published - but I would never have doubted for one minute that they would not after they would see your work. This is a lovely card with such a cute snowman.

Grenouille Greetings said...

CONGRATULATIONS, Coops!!! And what a lovely card you have made! Hugs, Lesley

Gemma said...

Massive congrats on being published sweetie so well deserved!!

Gorgeous card & such an adorable snowman...

hugs and xxx
Gemma

Stefanie said...

Such a beautiful Christmas card and congratulations on being published. I don't know if I can buy it over here, so hopefully you will put some pics online!!

XX Stefanie

Sandra H said...

Hi Coops, l got that Magazine and saw your article and l thought l know that face....lol many congratulations and your card is another stunner well done:) x

Pop's Cards said...

Good morning sweetie this is just gorgeous, so beautiful, huggles Pops x x x

Lozzy said...

gorgeous card and congratulations to-i'm not suprised your designs have been published as all your designs you do are amazing-love to see your designs in the magazine xx

Jacqueline said...

Congratulations Coop's on your publication,will have to check this out.What a cheeky little snowman we have here today.This card is so cute :)Jacqueline.S

Janette said...

OMG Nic thats fabulous news, well done hun, so glad for you and need to see the pics, can you nto scan the mag for us...lol.....

Love this gorgeously sweet card and thanks for sharing it with us at CraftyCatz this week.xx

Jacqui's little piece of England said...

Lovely Coops, your colouring is amazing.
Congratulations of being published, I can see why

jacqui x

purpleprincess2007 said...

Oh congratulations sweetie you truly deserve to be Published your work is fantastic! This card is no exception! Love n hugs xx cara xx

downrightcrafty said...

congratulations hun, will look out for your mag, so many famous peeps on here lol xx love your creation as always and have a great weekend
Kate x

McCrafty's Cards said...

Gorgeous card Coop's I like the fun snowman and the papers, Congratulations on being published it is well deserved, I will try and get the mag so I can see it.
Kevin xx

mylittlecardstudio.blogspot.com said...

Gorgeous Christmas Card Coops and well done you for getting published. How exciting for you, congrats! Hugsm, Jill x

Marlene Atkinson said...

Congratulations on being published, well deserved your cards are all stunning including this one, love the snowman and papers. Marlene

Sue - bearhouse said...

Congratulations on having your projects published.
Your card today is gorgeous, I love the happy snowman and the colours are fabulous

Hugs Sue

Mary J said...

Congrats honey! I don't think I've ever see that mag so will have to invest if you're in it!

Fab card - love the fun guy!

Chrissy said...

Congratulation Coops, that is fabulous news, well done, cant wait to see the magazine, and your card today is adorable, fabulous snowman and colouring.

Luv CHRISSYxx

Sue said...

Gorgeous card.love the image and papers.
Huge congrats Nic.
Sue xx

Sue said...

Ooh Big Congrats on getting published Coops… I will have to get a copy! ;-)
Aww what a cute snowman… Love the scrummy papers and the way you've layered up…
Hope you have a great weekend!
Love and Hugs
Sue xxx

oheidia said...

This is really a handsome snowman! I love all the layers of paper used and the colors. I have just started to make winter/christmas cards. Have a nice week end:)
Hugs from me

Marilyn said...

Congrats on being published... what a thrill for you but it's not hard to see why they chose your cards.
This is so cute and I like the papers and layout too.

Curlybear said...

Love the layout and the papers, it reminds me of candy cane I dont know why, great depth with your colouring too,
Have a lovely weekend,
Hugs Bridget :0) x

Debs M said...

gorgoeus card and congrats on being published!! x

Lisa xx said...

oh wow, congrats on "being published" how exciting! super card too Nic, thamk you for joining in with the cutie pies x

Creations by Shirl said...

Big congrats Coops ~ how exciting to be in the magazine... You will have to frame it now!.
Love your snowman card, lovely layout and love the sparkly effects and the snow too..

Deb said...

totally gorgeous card and huge congrats on getting published, so thrilled for you!
have a great weekend, Debxx

Lorraine said...

Gorgeous card Coops, love the snowman!
Congratulations on being published, that's fantastic! Can't wait to see the pics!
Have a good weekend
Lorraine x

carol said...

Wonderful card coops, thanks for using our sketch at CRAFTY RIBBONS and congratulations x carol

Faye said...

Your colouring always blows me away Coops. I love the clean and fresh feel on this one. Gorgeous. X

SUZYD said...

BRILLIANT CARD.CONGRATULATIONS ON GETTING PUBLISHED.SUZYD X

tilly said...

very well done on getting published lol, hope you can find some pics
Tilly

Loopylou. said...

oh super huge congrats on being published hun I can't wait to see your gorgeous makes.
Love your snowman card too, he's so cute
huge hugs Lou xxx

Anita said...

Beautiful card Coops and fabulous coloring as always ;) Congratulations on having your work published - I'm not surprised as your work is always fabulous!

Wishcraft said...

Gorgeous card Nic! Love this snowman and the papers and layout are fab. Huge congrats on being published hun :o) Hugs, Lisa x

maxine said...

Stunning card and congrats on being published x

lizzies said...

Gorgeous card coops, love that little snowman. Lizzie

Liz's creative corner said...

Wow hun congratulations, well done, how exciting for you,

love your card, fab image and love the glitter effects and snow, hugs Liz xx

Donna said...

Too cute Nic, fab colouring and sparkle...I'm loving all the layers :) Donna ♥ x

Vicky said...

Awwww so gorgeous Coops...and well too hun on being published... woohooo...:o)

big hugs Vicky xx

Irene said...

fab card Coops, and congratulations on being published, well deserved xx

pinky said...

Congratulations on getting published Coops, can't wait to see them. I love your take on our sketch this week, adorable snowman! Thanks for joining us at Crafty Ribbons.
Pinky

Debbie said...

Wow Coops...Congratulations and so well deserved too. Love your card and the snowman is so cute.
Hugs Debbie x

Little K Smith said...

Oh congratulations on your published work hun! Well deserved :)
And this is so sweet Coops, love the cute snowman and fab papers too! :)
Kelly.x

Lou said...

Hi! this is super sweet Coops,amazing snow too and wow Congratulations on your creations being published - how lovely :)))))
hugs Lou.xx

Betty said...

Such a cute Snowman I love this card your colouring is gorgeous. Congrats on being published
Bettyxxx

Julie said...

Love this, Nic!! Great layering and super colour combo!! Such a happy snowman!! Juliexx

Sue - bearhouse said...

Hello, it's me again! Just popping back for another look at your fabulous card and the say thank you for taking part in the Joanna Sheen Going Dotty challenge

hugs Sue

MagsB said...

Congratulations!! And here you are with another fab card, that is one cute snowman! What lovely classic colours you've used, too!

love Mags B x

Vanessa (aka V'ness, Nessa, oldschool) said...

Awesome!

cardmaking bird said...

Huge congrats on your news, Nic - I'm so proud to have you as a friend xxx Fab, cute Christmas card, hun (I need to make a start on mine!!) Hugs, Marie xx

Natali said...

Beautiful!! Love how you play with layers. Sweet image
Hugs
Natali

Olivia said...

Love the cheery colors for this Christmas card and that snow is great accent. Fab work.

Christine L said...

Fabbie snowman card hon..... and congrats on your publication!

Hugs
Christine x

emma mitchell said...

Oh wow ! Congratulations :)
Love this fab snowman on this gorgeous card.
Hugs Emma xx

Rachael said...

He is soo cute!! Brilliant shading too!! Rach :) xx

Andria said...

Congratulations on being published, you must be really proud :). Gorgeous Christmas card, nice and bright x.

Crafty Kitten said...

Super fun little Christmas card. Thanks for using our sketch this time at Crafty Ribbons.
hugs
Dawn xx