Monday, 4 March 2013

Without Words - Spring and/or Easter (Daffodil fields)

Good morning all.I hope you are all well.Thanks for all your get well wishes, i am feeling lots better but still very tired, its a long time since a cold knocked me off my feet, my mum and stepdad have had it too so i guess thats where i got it.
So we have a new challenge for you this morning at the Without Words Challenge.
Here are the details:
 
This month, which is MARCH, our challenge is A TIME OF RENEWAL with the focus on Spring and/or Easter.

We have a super sponsor with us this month in the shape of Janet and her wonderful fun images from PINK GEM DESIGNS. Welcome Janet, and thank you. The prize for the winner is two of Pink Gems gorgeous digi images.

We were lucky to be given a digi from Janet to use for this months challenge,i chose the cute Chloe with Daffodils.
Thanks Janet.
Here is my card which was a challenge to myself to use one of these photo apperture cards that were brought for me ages ago by a relative.
I am entering my card into the following challenges:
1.Simon says stamp Challenge - Anything goes
2.Cute Card Thursday Challenge - Challenge 258 - Something old (aperture card blank)
3.My Mums Craft Shop Challenge - Challenge 3 - Spring has Sprung
4.Crafty Catz Challenge - Challenge 172 - St Davids Day
 
Products used are:
Aperture card blank
First edition paper
Pink Gem Digi - Chloe with Daffodils
Pro/Flemarkers
Pro/Flexmarkers used for the image and scene are:
Light fawn.blush,sunkissed pink,coral.cinnamon,warm grey 4
Buttercup,pastel yellow,mustard,raw sienna,burnt sienna
Lime zest,lime,pear,pesto
Pastel blue,denim,cadet,midnight
Tulip,canary,sunflower,gold
Amber,pumpkin,spice,burnt orange
Glacier blue,stonewash,cloud,antique linen
Fineliner.
Mix of the same pens used to create the little scene, i was listening to my eva cassidy cd when i made this so went with fields of gold (daffodils fields) as my inspiration :D
And a sideways view.
Thanks so much for popping by,means a lot :D
Hugs Nic.xxx


 



64 comments:

Juls said...

Hi, glad u are feeling a lot better now, and wow this card is just gorgeous!! Hugs Juls

Mrs F said...

Morning Nic, glad you're feeling better, also had something similar before Xmas and never felt so ill!

Your card is beautiful and cheery, did you draw the background of the hills too? It's very impressive.

Have a lovely Monday, big hugs xx

Chrissy said...

Gorgeous card Coops.love the spring colours and such a cute image..love the background scene...fabulous colouring.

Luv CHRISSYxx

Jacqui's little piece of England said...

This is a lovely card Nic I do have a problem with the faces not being finished off it deffo stops me for purchasing this type of image but that being said I still like your card very much
jacqui xx

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Glad you are starting to feel better enough to create again, take it easy though. Gorgeous card, love that sweetie. Hugs x

Ella's Design said...

So glad to hear you're feeling better and getting back into crafty mode! This is a fab card, Nic - I love the way you have made Chloe so big, so that she's the focal point of the card and great freehand work too! You've also used one of my fave papers from Boho Chic, works great with the daffodils. Hugs, Lisa x

Squirrel x said...

Awesome hunny, thank you so much! Hugs Sxx

Pop's Cards said...

Good Morning sweetie...

I love this your colours are perfect...

Gorgeous creation as always...

Huggles Pops x x x

Betty said...

Glad you're feeling better Nic. Love the design of this card and your colouring is so beautiful
Bettyxxx

nnalorac said...

Glad your feeling better Nic, really pretty cute card. Love the scene in the background for your cute image. Carolxx

Janette said...

Oh this is simply gorgeous Nic, so pretty and the Fields of Gold was a fab inspiration to....
Thanks for sharing it with us at CraftyCatz this week..xx

Mau xx said...

Glad to hear you are feeling better x
Great card and love your background.
Hugs Mau xx

CRAZYCRAFTSHED said...

Hi Nic
A gorgeous and beautiful card glad to hear you are feeling better
Hugs Dianne xx :)

Sheila said...

Nic, Sorry you are poorly - hoping you are 100% very soon! I have been popping on and seeing your fabulous cards. Where on earth do you get your mojo from - each and every card is a work of art hun! Keep up the fab work! Sheila:)X

Loopylou. said...

morning Nic!
oh my hunny did you doddley that background field scene? its awesome, you are so clever and she is a super cute digi too. Gorgeously springy card hun
Huge hugs Lou xx

McCrafty's Cards said...

Gorgeous spring card Coop's, I like the adorable image,the background scene and the papers.glad you are feeling a bit better.
Kevin xx

amanda stokes said...

Hi Coops!
Sorry to hear you've not been well. Hope you're feeling better?
Gorgeous card, love the image and little scene you've created :)

Christine L said...

Spring is definitely in the air with this card Nic... love it. Also love Eva Cassidy too!

Glad to hear you're feeling better...

Hugs
Christine x

Sue - bearhouse said...

So pleased that you are starting to feel better Nic.
Your card is gorgeous. I love that sweet image and you have coloured her so beautifully. The field background looks wonderful
Take care
Hugs Sue

Paper Profusion said...

Glad you are on the road to recovery Nic - take it easy. Your card is FAB-U-LOUS! Nicola x

Marilyn said...

Glad you are feeling better.
Gorgeous card and I really like the colours and how it looks just like a photo scene. Very clever.

Margot-craftcorner said...

What a beautiful crad...I love the colours:)

Sue said...

Aww this is really sweet Coops! what a lovely Spring themed card.. I love the scene that you've created… so peaceful looking… Chloe is coloured so beautifully and the papers are gorgeous!
Sorry you haven't been well but glad you are feeling a bit better now hun!
Big hugs
Sue xx

Andrea C said...

Wow that is brilliant x

Tanya said...

Glad you're on the mend Coops, hope you're all better soon :)

This is gorgeous, that little scene is fab! Cute image too :)

Tags xx

Lau W said...

Happy to see you're better my friend !
Your creation is SPLENDID, oh so fresh with colors !
xxx

Creations by Shirl said...

Happy smiles to hear that you are feeling up to par.... Poor you!
Love how you enlarge Chloe~ and such a cute scene in the background... I have one that I need to do and may have to case yours as a sample.... TFS Coops - enjoy your wonderful new week!

Louise said...

Gorgeous and sunny card Coops.
Hugs louise xx

carol said...

Ho hunny..glad to here you feeling better,your card is Gorgeous, thanks for playing along with our challenge at CRAFTY CATZ x carol

Sandra H said...

Nice to know your on the mend Coops.....Beautiful card and what an adorable and colourful image and lovely layout x

Whisper said...

WOW what a great way to use up an old aperture card, with a fabby scene, luv the image and colours too, Luv Sam x

purpleprincess2007 said...

This is sooo pretty, you coloured the lovely Chloe so well and your little scene is beautiful! Glad you're feeling a little better too.
Love n hugs xx Cara xx

Debs said...

WOW - stunning card Coops - amazing colouring and your scene is gorgeous.
Glad to hear you're feeling a little better :o)
Take care
Debs xx

Netty said...

Loving your fab card Coops and good to hear you are feeling better, hugs Annette x

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

Hope you arer feeling better Nic! Gorgeous card and I love the little window scene you made its perfect! Hug ssusan x

Isabelle Linnér said...

Absolutely wonderful card :) Could not resist and buy some of these great digital images.

Hugs Isabelle

downrightcrafty said...

what a gorgeous image and beautifully presented as always
Hugs Kate xx

Katina said...

So gorgeous Nic!! Fabulous colouring!
xx

Chris x said...

Beautiful Nic she is one cute digi.
Chris x

Wishcraft said...

Fab design and love this image, you've coloured her beautifully. I had that cold too, amongst other bugs, feel like I haven't been well for a very long time! Glad you're starting to feel better :o) Hugs, Lisa x

Rosietoes said...

Glad to hear you are on the mend Coops. Gorgeous card - fab colouring as always. x

Edna x

Lou said...

Hi! really lovely card,such pretty colours and love the sweet image-perfect scene too Coops.
Sorry to read you have been poorly,hope you feel back to normal soon.hugs Lou.xx

coldwaters2 said...

Hi Nic I am so glad that you are feeling better. I love, love this little beauty, the images always take on a little magic when you have coloured them I always fall in love with them, the background is ACE, a superb Spring time creation, I love it.
hugs
lorraine x

Sarah said...

Aw this is so beautiful Coops, stunning colouring. So sorry to read you've been poorly, hope you start feeling more like yourself really soon. Also sorry for not popping by more often, life is getting in the way of my crafting and blogging time at the mo :-( Hopefully usual service will resume in the not too distant future x

catherine said...

So glad your feeeling a little better Nicola.
Great card and fantastic colours for easter
x catherine

Donna Mosley said...

Gorgeous card Nic, love the image and lovely design. Glad you're feeling better.

Donna x

Alison Scott said...

Glad to hear that you're feeling better.
A lovely card. I love the way you used the aperture as a background. It's wonderful.

Tina said...

Lovely card Coops, fab design. Glad to hear you are feeling better. Tinaxx

Lorraine said...

Glad to hear you're feeling better. Your card is a stunner, love it!
Lorraine x

Jules said...

Hi Coops

I am pleased you are feeling a little better. Hope you are soon 100% again.

Love how you have used your image and the aperture card.

Love Jules xx

Lorraine said...

Oh, that's great Coops. I love the big image and how you've put her in front of the scene. Smashing.

xxxtglxxx said...

Good to hear you are on the mend Nic :)

This is such a sweet card - that wee image is awesome! :)

Beautiful, fresh and springlike!

hugs

xxalisonxx

Jovan said...

This came out so BEAUTIFUL!

Shelly said...

Oh this is just the picture of Spring, I love it! xx

Lindsay Craftymonster81 said...

Beautiful, love the sweet girl image and your fantastic colouring and the background scene is gorgeous too
Lindsay xx

Boxofcolours said...

Super sweet image Nic - love the landscape by the way!!
Hugs
Jane

June Nelson said...

Ohh this is absolutely stunning love your colouring jun its first class, just beautiful huggies June xxxxxxxxxxxxxx

crafty-stamper said...

glad your feeling better-and love the Chloe image and the landscape image card
carol x

jules said...

oh my just gorgeous Coops awesome colouring too!

Little K Smith said...

Aawww this is wonderful hun, such a fabulous design and more beautiful colouring!
Kelly.x

Julie said...

A real cutie and lovely spring colours

Kelly said...

So lovely! The colouring of the girl's top is amazing. Hugs, Kelly x

Janet - aka stacky said...

I love how you have used the aperture card Nic, the little scenery you created looks brilliant and the image looks gorgeous xx

Mad Moose said...

A fabulous idea hun. Love it! Thanks for sharing it with us at Crafty Catz this week. Naomi x