Monday, 1 April 2013

Without Words - April showers

Good morning all.I hope you are all well.A day off work today, big smiles :D
I am here today with my card for the new challenge this morning at the WITHOUT WORDS CHALLENGE.
 
This month, which is APRIL, our challenge is Little April Showers (focus on BLUE).
 
  Please remember to follow our CAS definition and the theme of this months challenge for your entry to be a valid one.

We are very lucky and proud to have on board another new sponsor for us this month and that is the amazing Nikki of BUNNY ZOE'S CRAFTS with a £10 store voucher for the Winner!
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So here is my card which i am very unimpressed with, i seem to be having a bad few days creation wise.lol.i think its because my corner is tidy and its normally cluttered.
I am entering this card into the following challenges:
1.Simon Says Stamps Challenge - Anything Goes.
2.Joanna Sheen Challenge - Come rain or shine.
3.The Paper Shelter Challenge - Challenge 105 - Anything Goes.
 
Products used are:
Blue card
White card
Sentiment was free with a mag
Tonic edger punch
Gorjuss girl stamp
Pro/flexmarkers

Pro/Flemarkers used are:
Blush,sunkissed  pink,coral,cinnamon,warm grey 4
Nutmeg,cocoa,walnut,umber
Ice grey 3,4,5,black
Celestial,sapphire,royal blue.indigo
Cyan,aegean,french navy.
Glacier,cloud,stonewash,cool grey 2,antique white.

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

56 comments:

Jackie said...

Don't know why you are unimpressed with this card, it fits the criteria well and you colouring is beautiful as always. Love the sentiment :o)
Jackie xx

Aunty Sue said...

morning nic great card and that background is a knock out just love those clouds. Have you eaten all your chocolate

Doreen said...

Such a gorgeous image and love the colours and layout.xxx

Jacqui's little piece of England said...

Lovely Nic love the colour
jacqui x

Chrissy said...

You are too hard on yourself..I love the scene you have created, the girl standing alone with the background fading away in the distance, cloudy sky and gorgeous blue coat and umbrella, the moving sentiment..gorgeous Coops.

Luv CHRISSYxx...

debby4000 said...

Gorgeous, cute card and love the sweet image and what a fab background.
luv
Debby

Debs said...

What a stunner Nic - 'gorjuss' image and amazing colours.
Have a fab day
Debs xx

Mary J said...

Amazing Nic - just love your brilliant colouring!

downrightcrafty said...

gorgeous love the simplicity and all the focus on your wonderful colouring
Hugs Kate xx

Martinas Welt said...

Hm...I really can not find a reason why you are unimpressed with your card?! I think it is gorgeous! Lovely sentiment, stunning colouring like always and a cool scene!
Hugs
Martina

Debs M said...

gorgeous card, love the sentiment x

Marie-Louise said...

Gorgeous. Such fabulous colours.

Lorraine said...

This is gorgeous Nic. I love the image and your fab colouring.
Enjoy your day off.
Lorraine x

Kathleen said...

I don't know why you're not happy, I thought it was FAB!! Love the background scene.
Kathleen x

Mrs F said...

Your very harsh on youself Nic, the card looks wonderful, love the blue.

Will you now have to change the name of your blog to coops tidy corner??

Happy Easter xx

Alyce said...

ohhh gorgeous!!! i love how you did the ground and the sky...so much movement! the shading is just beautiful :)

kay said...

Fab card x

Sue - bearhouse said...

Well, I think your card is stunning Nic. I love the image and your colouring is amazing
Hugs Sue xx

Louise said...

Super card and loving the background
Hugs louise xx

Mau xx said...

You are so hard on yourself Coops, This is Gorgeous! I love this imsge and your background is beautiful.
Enjoy your day Sweetie.
Hugs Mau xx

rachel said...

amazing background - gorjuss card xx

McCrafty's Cards said...

Gorgeous card Coop's, I like the image and the scene you have created,
Kevin xx

susiestacey said...

This is just beautiful Nic, love the stamp and colours x Susan x

Tanya said...

I think this is gorgeous Coops! Really fabulous - your colouring is fantastic and the way you did the background is so good! And that sentiment is beautiful :)

Tags xx

Marlene Atkinson said...

A gorgeous card coops,love the colours and dasign. Marlene

karen said...

So beautiful coops!! hugs, karenx

Roma said...

I love it Coops!

love the image & your fab colouring is excellent ! x

Mimi said...

OMG what an amazing card! Just love the gorjuss girl image.

Inkypinkydelights said...

Well I love it Nic! And your colouring is amazing. Strange isn't it how some we like when completed and some we are just not fussed about. Brilliant! Judy x

sue w. said...

Hi Nic, wow, love the colouring of your sky, just wonderful and the image is soo cute.
Hugs Sue W.

Shazza said...

why unimpressed? I love it x

Jules said...

Hi Coops

Great card .. . such lovely colours and fabulous colouring as always.

Pleased you have had some time off over Easter.

Love Jules xx

Claire said...

Love this, fab image and colouring. Hugs, Claire x

Aud said...

Dont know why you dont like this card coops it looks great and very appropriate for the challenge. Aud x

pinky said...

This is absolutely gorgeous Nic!!!

Sandra H said...

This card Coops is just so adorable xx

Pop's Cards said...

Hey sweetie this is just gorgeous, huggles Pops x x x

purpleprincess2007 said...

Your card is amazing hun - you should be proud of it! Fab colouring and lovely sentiment!
Hope u enjoyed your day off 😃
Hugs xx Cara xx

catherine said...

This is brilliant Nic. Love the colouring and the blue colour. Great background too
x catherine

Creations by Shirl said...

Beautifully done Coops.... love how you made the background scene... Love all the blues..... Top shape!

May said...

Gorgeous card, O my word... Your colouring is amazing...The background is also Stunning... Fabulous sentiment! Love it all... Hugs May x x x

Wendy said...

Fabulous Coops, just love your fantastic colouring.
Wendy xx

Elaine said...

You are either being far too fussy or you need your eye testing!!
I think it's amazing. I love the image and your colouring, and the background is fabulous.

You are being far too hard to please!
Go and eat some chocolate and you'll see things much more clearly :)

Big hugs
Elaine xxx

Rebekah said...

What a stunning card Nic I love the background hugs Rebekah xx

Sarah J. Moerman said...

Beautiful card! Amazing coloring and great design! Thanks for joining us for the Simon Says Stamp Challenge!

Stefanie said...

OMG, I almost miss this card. I love it. Your background is awesome. Did you colour it by hand or did you do some sketching beforehand??

X Stefanie

Whisper said...

If this was my card, i wouldn't be unimpressed, i think it's stunning, you make your scene so real - mine would like a dogs dinner !! Luv Sam x

Nat said...

Gorgeous! Love the vibrant blues and sweet sentiment.
Natx

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

This is stunning Nic! Your colouring is breathtaking!!

Thank you for sharing with us at The Paper Shelter hugs Susan x

Katina said...

This is brilliant Nic! You made me laugh with your comment about your corner being tidy - I can't work if my space is cluttered!
x

Shannon83k said...

great coloring, love the background you created!
Thanks for joining us at this week’s The Paper Shelter Challenge. DT Member Shannon/Shannon83k

Tracy said...

Fab creation, thanks for joining Joanna Sheen challenge, good luck.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Jacqueline said...

Such a lovely card,I'm certainly impressed,great colouring.Jacqueline S

jules said...

Gorgeous and what fab colouring Coops!

Julie said...

Oooh stunning shades of blue and what a great scene you've created - fabulous perspective and dimension! Hugs, Juliexx

Kelly said...

Beautiful and such a lovely sentiment. Hugs, Kelly xxx