Thursday, 2 May 2013

A portrait in purple.

Good morning all.I hope you are all well.My day off today and the sun is out :D
My friend is coming mine for breakfast this morning and to have a look through my 4 massive boxes of cards.I am going to have to box some up for charity or they will be binned as i have no more room.:(
So here is my card for today and mmmmmmmmmm i feel its lacking in something so here it is.
I am entering it into the following challenges:
1.Craftycatz Challenge - Challenge 180 - The colour purple
2.Sketch Saturday - Week 256
Products used are:
White card coloured with pro/flemarkers to match
First edition new bloom paper and Forever friends kraft notes paper
Tonic punch
Roses
Crafters Companion - spray and sparkle
Distress tool
Crafts and Me stamp - Genievive
Pro/Flexmarkers

Pro/flexmarkers used are:
Blush,sunkissed pink,coral,cinnamon,warm grey 4
Orchid,boysenberry,red violet,plum.aubergine
White gel pen
Black fine liner
Sprayed all over with the spray and sparkle.

And a sideways view.
Thanks so much for popping by,means a lot ;D
Have a fabulous day,catch you later.
Hugs Nic.xx


76 comments:

Jacqui's little piece of England said...

Beautiful Nic what a super image
jacqui x

Janette said...

LACKING....are you mad woman..lol...it's gorgeous, I love the layout, flowers and the colouring is bang on Nic, really it's perfect and you can enter our challenge with it too..lol.....have a lovely day sweetie.xx

Aunty Sue said...

Only thing missing its the sentiment say for you sue. Love it. Great colours and thanks for fitting it into our challenge at crafty Catz

Jac said...

Wow, she is gorgeous and I love your papers and flowers, stunning card, thanks for joining us at Crafty Catz this week, Jac x

Squirrel x said...

Only thing missing is an envelope with my address on it hunny!! Wow, she is a stunner - love the purple. Brilliant as always sweetie. Hugs Sxx

Margarets designer cards said...

Hi Nic,

Lovely purple card, beautiful image, beautiful layout.
Margaret

Pop's Cards said...

Good morning sweetie, fabulous creation hugs Pops x x x

Louise said...

Perfect as it is and gorgeous colours
Hugs louise xx

Jules said...

Hi Coops

Fabulous in purple .. .. what a brilliant finished look.

Loving the distressing too.

Wishing you a good day.

Love Jules xx

tilly said...

stunning card in those lush colours, enjoy breakfast
Tilly

Have A Scrap Happy Day said...

Woo-hoo Coops! How beautiful...love all the purple including her awesome hair.

sassy said...

wowzer hunnie bunnie this is awesome and lacking yer joking...its a stunner thanks for sharing it with us at CRAFTY CATZ a worthy entry hugglies sassyxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Doreen said...

Beautiful card,such a lovely image and details.xxx

Margot-craftcorner said...

beautiful portrait:)lovely colours:)

Whisper said...

Oooo absolutely devine - both colour and papers.

Congrats on being Joanna Sheen's pick of the day, for your recycling card, Luv Sam x

Jackie said...

Stunning card copps, I love that rich purple :o)
Jackie xx

Sue - bearhouse said...

Stunning card Nic. Such a gorgeous image and amazing colouring.
I hope you enjoy the rest of your day off
hugs Sue xx

Cara Caswell said...

Oooooo purple is my most fave colour! Your card is stunning and definitely not missing anything - it's perfect!
Enjoy the sunshine :-)
Hugs xx Cara xx

McCrafty's Cards said...

Stunning Coop's I like everything about it!!!
Kevin xx

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

Gorgeous!
The bin!!! Oh my!!!

Liz Miller said...

A beautiful purple creation. My favourite colour. Love all the different shades you've combined here through your colouring, papers and embellishments.
Liz xx

Pat K said...

Gorgeous card, lacking in nothing sweetie. Love the vibrant purples..sooo pretty. xx

rachel said...

stunning purpleness Nic - love it - really wonderful xx

Marilyn said...

Hmmmm... nothing missing that I can see except maybe my name on it! It's gorgeous and I love all the purple, even her eyes are a shade of purple. Gorgeous!

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

Nothing lacking here Nic! Love the purple your colouring is breathtaking! Hugs Susan x

Sheena said...

Love it! Maybe just a sentiment would totally finish it but it still looks good without one. You have the knack right for purple cards, it's a colour I always struggle with.

Sheena
xxx

Tanya said...

This is beautiful Coops! The colours are gorgeous and I love that image, the sparkle finishes it off perfectly!

Have a nice day :)

Tags xx

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Gorgeous purples and great image x

Alyce said...

gorgeous coops!! her purple hair is just amazing ...perfect colouring :)

Alison Scott said...

I'm fighting with Marilyn and Squirrel, it needs an envelope and sent to me. It's gorgeous.
Your colouring using dark shades is fabulous.

Juls said...

Wow this is just amazing!!! Hugs Juls xxx

Jovan said...

Oh my this card is STUNNING!

Anna Jasiolek said...

You can send me some cards, I'd love to have each and every one LOL Stunning creation, as always, and this color is awesome!
Hugs from a rainy Poland
Anna
Your follower

crafty-stamper said...

brilliant card love the colour and that fabulous purple hair -looks perfect to me -surely you cannot bear to bin all the beautiful cards and flower embellishments or do you recycle ?
carol x

Janine said...

Gorgeous card Nic. I love this image and you've coloured her beautifully. Lovely colour scheme too.
Hugs, Janine xx

Jenny said...

Wowzers! Awesome purple hair. Love what you have done here <3 Jen xx

Dotty Jo said...

Totally fabulous colour choice hun - looks stunning! Jo x

Lau W said...

So fab card Nic, a wonderful colouring wow !
xxx

catherine said...

This is gorgeous Nic and love all the purple. I think we are all running out of space fast!! Hope you enjoy yourself with your friend and enjoy the sunshine
x catherine

Julie said...

This is stunning Nic - your colouring is divine and the colours themselves, beautiful! Hugs, Juliex

karen said...

thats a winner,love it so much, Karenxx

Wendy Fraser said...

Just stunning, it's soooooo not lacking anything! xx

Cards by Alison said...

Beautiful card love the design gorgeous. Love Alison xx

Eileen said...

Fabulous card Nic. Love the perfectly coloured image and doesn't she look good in purple. It is perfect as it is.
Eileen x

Elizabeth said...

Lacking in what exactly, Coops? It's a stunning perfect purple compositions - love purple hair and who wouldn't want to have purple eyes :) Elizabeth xx

Debs said...

Stunning card Nic - amazing detail.
Debs xx

kay said...

Beautiful coops, don't bin your cards x

susiestacey said...

Gorgeous card and love the colours just stunning x Susan x

Debs M said...

ooh love this, fabulous colouring - don't think it's missing anything x

Katina said...

STUNNING! Fabulous colouring as always.
xx

Claire said...

This is gorgeous Nic, love the image and colour. Hugs, Claire x

Crafty Moone Cards said...

Stunning card Nic, love the purples. Sue x

Donna Mosley said...

Beautiful card Nic, love the gorgeous image & stunning colouring. Thanks for joining us at Sketch Saturday.

Donna x

Marlene Atkinson said...

Stunning card Nic, love the colours and papers. Marlene

Netty said...

don't you dare bin your cards, send them to meeeeeeeeeeee

Loving your fab card Coops. Hugs Annette x

http://nettysartadventures.blogspot.co.uk/

Nat said...

I'm sorry I haven't visited for a while, not enough hours in the day! You have posted some gorgeous cards recently Nic, I just love the colours on this one, her hair is fantastic!
Natx

Mrs F said...

Great card Nic, it reminds me of the early 80's when Prince was in his hey day.

Don't throw your cards away, that would be a huge shame, I'm sure you'll find a perfect home for them :)

Hugs xx

Gemma said...

beautiful love the vibrant purple tones :) xx

Donna said...

Utterly gorgeous Nic and such a beautiful and pretty image :) Donna ♥ x

Wendy said...

Love this Coops, totally stunning, your colouring is so amazing.
Wendy xx

Marie-Louise said...

Absolutely gorgeous Nic.

Janice said...

Perfect colouring - stunning as always, Jx

Janice said...

Not sure if that comment stuck to your blog - if not, 2nd attempt - brilliant! Jx

Deb said...

wow, absolutely stunning card!
Debxx

Janet - aka stacky said...

Gorgeous card, I love the colours you chose Nic they look so effective xx

Chrissy said...

Perfectly Purple Coops...gorgeous image,just wonderful...

luv CHRISSYxx

Rose said...

Whew! Love, Love, Love her in purple, Coops!!! Your card is amazing and allows your beautifully colored Genevieve to be the focus. Absolutely stunning, Coops! Hugz, ~ Rose

Sue B said...

Ooh this is gorgeous Coops… what a beautiful image… her hair looks SO fab!! I love the pretty papers and lush roses… it's a stunning card!
Hope you have a lovely weekend!
Big hugs
Sue xx

Linda Compton said...

Breathtaking with those dark shades of color. WOW

Christine L said...

Hi Nic

No.... not lacking a thing!! Such a a stunning deep purple... absolutely perfect for this super image!!

Hugs
Christine x

Carrie Robinson said...

wow wow wow... i so love this... Thanks so much for playing at sketch Saturday this week. Hope to see you again xx

Lizy Bartaby said...

This is so beautiful Coops! I love all the purple! :)
Liyz xx

Creations by Shirl said...

Purplelishes Coops! love it~
Such a stunning card....

Little K Smith said...

Oh just lush! Lovin the purples! A gorgeous image too and lovely flowers!
Kelly.x

Jacqueline said...

Such a striking card Nic,there is nothing lacking in this at all,it's beautiful,great image so beautifully coloured.Jacqueline.S

Sarah said...

Just gorgeous, love the colours and details x