Sunday, 4 November 2012

Christmas Blessings

Good morning all.I hope you are all well.Thanks for all your well wishes for my hubby.His leg is  less red and swollen but he says it stills feels sore so i have everything crossed he does not have to go back for more antibiotics but he still has to go back as he has the most awful varicose veins, his other leg was operated on  about 16/17 years ago.He was referred to hospital last year but refused to have the procedure done as they wanted to try a new method and he would be awake.So i feel i will be nagging him to go and get it sorted.
When this publishes i should be packing the car ready for another craft fair.So for anyone near Cheadle ,Staffs i will be at the Cheadle Guild hall open for buyers 10am till 2pm.I would love to see you :D
So on to todays card which i am entering into the following challenges:
1.Creative craft challenge - Special occasion (Christmas)
2.Creative Inspirations challenge - Challenge 187 - Lets Celebrate (Christmas)
3.Crafty Catz Challenge - Challenge 157 - Add texture
4.Delicious Doodles challenge - Challenge 9 - Embossing

Products used are:
Cream pearl card
First edition papers - vintage christmas
Snowflakes embossing folder
Sizzix tattered pine cone die
Roses
Pearls
Snowtex
Glamour dust
WOJ image and sentiment
Pro/Flexmarkers

Promarkers and Flexmarkers used are:
Blush,sunkissed pink,coral
Primrose,champagne,sandstone,caramel
Tan,cinnamon,walnut,umber
Pear,marsh,olive,moss,cool grey 4,5
Pastel yellow,mustard,raw sienna

And a sideways view.
Thanks so much for popping by, means a lot :D
I will catch you all later.
Hugs Nic.xxx

76 comments:

Vicky said...

A gorgeous card Nic, I love the green and white, so crisp! Good luck at the craft fair

hugs Vicky xxx

Jacqui's little piece of England said...

Lovely Cops, love your colouring

jacqui x

Lou said...

Hi..this really is very gorgeous,your colouring and the colours together are so lovely Coops. Love the sweet image and how you have made the pretty detail too.
Hope it's a good day for you and what a worry about hubby.
hugs Lou.xxx

Caroline said...

WOW Nic this is gorgeous I love the image and I love the colours you have used to colour the image. The layout is fabulous. Caroline xxx

Delphine said...

Absolutely gorgeous, Nic!!! So beautifully emebellished and I love your image! Fantastic colours too! Have a wonderful Sunday and hope your husband gets better soon:-)... BIG hugs Delphine xx

purpleprincess2007 said...

Beautiful sweetie! Great image and love the pine cones!
Hope the fair goes well
Hugs xx Cara xx

maxine said...

lovely card x

Jackie said...

What a beautiful card. I hope your craft fair is successful :o)
I hope that hubby gets his legs sorted out very soon...hugs
Jackie xx

Margarets designer cards said...

Hi Nic,

Gorgeous card, very different colours and it works well, would never have thought of lime green on a Christmas card.
Margaret

Doreen said...

This is gorgeous Nic,love the image,colours and layout.xxx

Mad Moose said...

Gorgeous card hun. Love the image. hope you had a good day x

nicolet said...

This card is really stunning Nic.
Hugs nicolet

Viv's Visuals said...

Stunningly beautiful Coops. (And nag away - sometimes that's just what you have to do with these men!!!)

Donna said...

Beautiful work Nic, love the green and cream together and your fab arrangement of flowers, such a sweet image too :) Donna ♥ x

Eileen said...

This is really beautiful Nic. Love that image and coloured so beautifully. Love the colours you have used. Gorgeous layout and design
Hope you sell lots
Eileen x

Crafty Lark said...

This is so beautiful, I love that green also the layering and embellishment. Hope the craft fair goes well. xx Flora

McCrafty's Cards said...

Beautiful card Coop's the image is gorgeous I like the colours and the flowers and foliage.
Kevin xx

Margot-craftcorner said...

What a lovely card:)

Sue - bearhouse said...

WOW!! This is stunning Nic. The image is so beautiful and I love the papers and the layout.
I hope you have a good time at the craft fair.
hugs Sue

Crafty Chris said...

Beautiful card luv the colour and a gorgeous design
Chris x

Lau W said...

Oh ! A beauty ! So sweet ! Love your colouring, and flowers are so beautiful !
xxx

Craftyrose said...

This is simply stunning hun! Gorgeous! xx

SYLVIA-ANNE said...

OMGoodness Nic - what a totally stunning creation - I really don't know where to begin - every detail of this beautiful card is perfection, including the wonderful shade of green.

Good luck with the craft fair - wish I lived nearer so I could pop in!
Hugs, Sylvia xx

Tanya said...

This is fab Coops, I love the frost on the ends of the leaves and the unusual colour combo is great!

Best wishes for your hubby, I really hope his leg is better soon.

Tags xx

Christine L said...

This is absolutely stunning Nic! I LOVE it! Hope you do well at the craft fair...

Sorry to hear of your hubby's bad leg... is it cellulitis? If so, I've had that before and it's very very difficult to get rid of... seems to just wait for a flare up! Really hope it's better soon for him..

Hugs
Christine x

Little K Smith said...

WOW! This is stunning Coops! Adore the image, beautiful colours and I love the flowers n pine cones! I have the cone die but haven't dared use it yet! :D Fab layout too!
Kelly.x

Stefanie said...

Such a lovely Christmas card. A beautiful and traditional image and love the way you use your green colour accents.

X Stefanie

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

get better hubby!
great card hun!

Joey said...

This is just beautiful hunny, love the touches of green. Joey x

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

get better hubby!
great card hun!

Alessandra said...

guess this is one of my very faves of your creations! Hope you had a fantastic day at thefair!
Hugs, Alessandra

Marie-Louise said...

Really beautiful.

Kelly said...

Just gorgeous! Love that tone of green you used. Hope your hubby feels better soon. Hugs, Kelly xxx

Creations by Shirl said...

Lovely green/white combo.. love those pinecones and that background embossing...

MagsB said...

A beautiful card, I love the tranquil image! I hope your hubby continues to get better. Have a great time in Cheadle and a great week, too!

love Mags B x

Christine said...

Jaw dropping creation Nic.. would never have thought to use this colour for xmas..stunning work.

smiles Christine x

kay said...

Totally gorgeous, hope you did well at the craft fair x

Aud said...

Beautiful coops, love the colours, hope the craft fair went well!! Aud x

catherine said...

This is just gorgeous Nicola and a fantastic image and colours.
Hope everything went ok at the craft fair
x catherine

Marlene Atkinson said...

Stunning card coops, love the image very traditional, love the colours and layout. Marlene

Keep It Sweet and Simple said...

Wow! Just beautiful. Love the touches of 'snow' and glitter and those blooms are stunning.
Caroline xxx

Chrissy said...

Just beautiful Coops, gorgeous floral arrangement to frame this gorgeous image...beautiful.

Luv CHRISSYxx

Nat said...

I just love the greens on this card Nic, beautiful.
Natx

Sandra H said...

Oh this is so lovely Coops, The image is gorgeous and your colouring, layout and embellis are amazing truly another of your fabulous creations x

Lorraine said...

This is gorgeous! Love the image and colours and the flower arrangement looks fab.
Hope the fair went well.
Lorraine x

Andria said...

OMG another gorgeous piece of work, Stunning :)

Pop's Cards said...

Absolutely Stunning sweetie, hugs Pops x x x

pinky said...

That's stunning Nic, love the gorgeous green colours and love that image. Hope the fair went well for you today. Glad hubby is improving but yes he needs to get that opp done by the sounds of things.

Jules said...

Hi Coops

This is gorgeous.

I hope today went well and you sold lots .. .. and that hubby gets sorted soon!

Love Jules xx

Irene said...

Oh wow! what a beautiful card xx

Donna Mosley said...

Oh! Nic, this is absolutely amazing hun, I adore this beautiful image and your colouring is incredible as always. Scrummy embellies too. :o)

Donna x

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Never seen this image before, how beautiful. Hope the craft fair went well.

Elaine Stark said...

A beautiful card. Elaine

karen said...

Gorgeous coops, lovin the colour and stunning details, Karenx

sue w. said...

Hi Nic, this is fabulous. I love this image and the embossing is super. Love the pine cone too.
Hope the craft fair went ok hun.
Hugs Sue W.

Grenouille Greetings said...

I have so enjoyed catching up with you, Nic. Love this pretty green and cream Christmas card. Super floral display! I do hope you can convince your hubby to have the op he so obviously needs but in the meantime, I hope the antibiotics make his leg feel better soon. Hugs, Lesley

Jacqueline said...

Hi Coop;s,this is simply beautiful,what wonderful colours and the floral detailing is stunning.
Hope your hubby is OK.Take Care Jacqueline S

Netty said...

oooh loving your adorable christmas card Nic, beautiful work. xx

Sue said...

Wow! this is SO beautiful Coops! Love the image and gorgeous colour combo… and the roses and pine cones are just perfect!
I hope your hubby's leg is now on the mend… it sounds awful…
hope all went well at the Craft Fair!
Big Hugs
Sue xx

Mary J said...

Stunning! What an amazing flower arrangement and colour combo coops!

Mary J said...

Stunning! What an amazing flower arrangement and colour combo coops!

downrightcrafty said...

simply gorgeous love your cones and wow great colour combo
Hugs Kate xx

debby4000 said...

Oh Nic this is absolutely gorgeous and so beautiful too.
luv
Debby

Louise said...

Wow simply stunning Coops
Louise xx

CRAZYCRAFTSHED said...

Wow Nic
A stunning and beautiful card gorgeous colour's and love the pine cone die thankyou for joining us this week at CraftyCatz
Hugs Dianne xx :)

NancyD said...

Oh this is such a lovely card! Thanks for joining us this week at Creative Craft Challenges. NancyD

carol said...

GORGEOUS creation, so glad you played along with us at CRAFTY CATZ this week, x carol

mONAmi said...

A gorgeous card Nic, very elegant and simply beautiful
hug Paulina

Rebekah said...

This is stunning Nic sorry haven't been by in a while have been ill myself. My hubby goes in to have his varicose veins sorted soon too, he is having both legs done so will be given a GA he is in lots of pain right now so hopefully it will sort it! thanks also for playing at CI this time hugs Rebekah xx

Whisper said...

Aaah classy and stunning, Luv Sam x

NGCARDS said...

A fantastic creation hun! Thanks for joining us this week at Wednesday's Creative Inspirations! xxx

shell said...

Totally stunning Nic, and yeah you keep nagging at hubby till he listens to you.
Shell xx

xxxtglxxx said...

This is stunning! :) Wow!

hugs

xxalisonxx

Olivia said...

Gorgeous job!

Sarah said...

Stunning card Coops, I love everything. So sorry to read about your OH's leg, sounds sooooo painful, hope he can get sorted soon xxx

Aunty Sue said...

Great card and thanks for joining our texture challenge this week. xx