Wednesday, 29 May 2013

Crafts and Me challenge - Shabby Chic

Good morning all.I hope you are all well.Work for me later so Jack is going to Nan and Granddads today.We have  a new challenge for you this morning at the CRAFTS AND ME CHALLENGE  and this weeks theme has been set by MINNA who would love to see SHABBY CHIC.
I am hoping mine is shabby chic, I went with pale colours and white paint.
I have used one of the newly released digital vintage photo stamps and oh my word they are stunning, I sent hubby out on a trek to get me some photo paper for my printer just for this card.
We are sponsored this week too by the CRAFTS AND ME STORE with the lucky winner receiving 3 digis of their choice.
 
Here is my card which I am entering into the following challenges:
1.Allsorts Challenge - Week 208 - Happy 4th Birthday
2.Sweet Stampin Challenge - Doilies and Dies
3.Sunday Sketch and Stamp challenge - Challenge 158 - Maries sketch
4.Creative Card Crew - Challenge 37 - Punches/Dies
 
Products used are:
Cream card
Prima papers - Lyric
Distress tool
White acrylic paint used on everything
Spellbinders border dies
Go create circle die
Cheery Lynn mini fanciful flourish die
Peach doily
Pearls
HobbyHouse Roses
Lace
Personal impressions sentiment stamp
Tesco A4 photo paper (bargain price of £8.50 for 50 A4 sheets)- heres a link
 
Close up of Emily.

And a sideways view.
Thanks so much for popping by and do pop over to the Crafts and Me challenge and join in with us this week :D
Hugs Nic.xx
 
 


52 comments:

Jacqui's little piece of England said...

just so pretty Nic xx

sue w. said...

Hi Nic, I love this, fab layout and details and the soft colours are spot on. Gorgeous image too. Love it.
Hugs Sue W.

Margarets designer cards said...

Hi Nic

Gorgeous card, Love the image and roses, beautiful colours.
Margaret

Claire said...

WOW this is perfect shabby chic Nic - just gorgeous. Hugs, Claire x

Jackie said...

Definitely Shabby Chic, what a gorgeous card :o)
Jackie xx

Lorraine said...

A gorgeous vintage card Nic. The image looks fab and I love the design and pretty embellies.
Lorraine x

Sheila said...

Nic, This is stunning. Love that image you have used and all the embellishments just make it all the more perfect. X

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

This is gorgeous Nic, I think you have nailed shabby chic!! Hugs Susan x

Michelle said...

definately shabby chic - its gorgeous, love the soft colourways - Michelle :0)

Lozzy T said...

Stunning Nic, gorgeous colours and Emily really pretty..Hugs Lozzy xx

Nat said...

Gorgeous Nic, shabby chicced to perfection!
Natx

Chrissy said...

Fantastic Shabby Chic Coops, gorgeous image and papers and love the white paint on the edges, fabulous design too.

Luv CHRISSYxx

Sheena said...

Gorgeous card Nic, I love the colours on this one, so pretty!

Thank you for joining the challenge with the Creative Card Crew!

Sheena
xxx

Doreen said...

Stunning card Nic,love the image.xxx

Juls said...

Wow this is stunning!!! Hugs Juls xxx

McCrafty's Cards said...

Beautiful vintage card Coop's I like the image the soft colours and the distressing.
Kevin xx

Pat K said...

OMGoodnes Nic...this is so gorgeous and I agree, your image is fabulous! Thanks for mentioning you print on photo paper...must remember. You've peeked my interest in these digital photo stamps. Wonderful shabby chic design. hugs, x

Netty said...

Gorgeous shabby chic card Coops and loving all the wonderful layers.
Annette x

kay said...

Stunning vintage card x

Jacki Daniels said...

Hi Nic what a beautiful card love the image and you have definitley got the shabby chic look there gorgeous as always
Jacki xx

Loopylou. said...

wow Nic, that is just divine and emily looks so pretty
huge hugs Lou xxx

Judy said...

Hey Coops,

Gosh I just don't get by here enough...your art is always so inspiring. Took a stroll back through your cards, and just love what you're doing.

xo

brenda said...

This really is very pretty Coops, thanks so much for joining in our birthday celebrations at Allsorts challenge.

B x

catherine said...

This looks so beautiful Nic and so vintage. Thanks for joining us over at Sweet Stampin this week
x catherine

Sue - bearhouse said...

Stunning card Nic. I love the image and the colours, papers and flowers are gorgeous.
hugs Sue xx

Inkypinkydelights said...

Just love this Nic! Very shabby Chic, and I just love everything about it. Judy x

Louise said...

This is just gorgeous Nic and very definitely shabby chic. Love your layout and the flowers are fab. x

rosie said...

gorgeous Nicola. love the image x

Creations by Shirl said...

Wow another stunner! love that vintage flair Coops...

Mau xx said...

Wow! this is so pretty Coops, It really is Shabby Chic at its best.
Gorgeous colours and layering
Huge Hugs Mau cc

Donna Mosley said...

Gobsmackingly gorgeous Nic, love it all. :o)

Donna x

Sarah said...

Absolutely beautiful card Coops. Love the softness and gorgeous image. Thank you so much for joining us at Allsorts for our special Birthday challenge x

Crafty Moone Cards said...

Gorgeous card Nic.
Sue x

Debs said...

So gorgeous Nic - stunning image and fabulous details as always.
Debs xx

Cards by Alison said...

Nic this is stunning love everything about it. Love Alison xx

pinky said...

Oh wow Nic, whoever receives this card will be in seventh heaven. It absolutely stunning.

Wishcraft said...

Wow Nic! What a gorgeous image and your card is SO pretty :o) Hugs, Lisa x

May said...

Stunning card, Love the colours & fabulous image... so shabby chic... Love it!!Hugs May x x x

crafty-stamper said...

stunning image and beautiful layout love the beautiful flowers
carol x

susiestacey said...

Absolutely stunning x Susan x

Sandra H said...

Such a beautiful card Coops. Love that image and your fabulous design xx

Wendy said...

Absolutely gorgeous.
Wendy xx

Janice said...

Really pretty Nic, Jx

Tracy said...

Beautiful creation, love the image and a beautiful layout too. Thanks for joining Allsorts challenge. Good Luck.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Julie Kitchener said...

wow stunning card! love it!!

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Beautiful card, gorgeous image

coldwaters2 said...

OMG Nic this has taken my breath away, that image is stunning so is the card design, it is so shabby chic, so wonderfully distressed, this is just pure magic.
hugs
lorraine x

Little K Smith said...

Oh this is stunning hun! The colours are so soft and pretty, I love the white paint on everything, delish roses and lovin the dies too!
Kelly.x

Cazza said...

This is beautiful hon!
Hugs,
Cazza
x

Angelique said...

Fabulous. Gorgeous image, beautiful flowers. A real eyecatcher.
Thank you for joining us at Creative Card Crew

Huggsss,Angelique
EngelDesignsScrap

Cheryl Hartmann said...

Absolutely stunning! Love the image and flowers. Thanks for playing along with us at Creative Card Crew!

Denise @ kc242 said...

what a wonderful vintage card. Love all of your details and layering. Love it through and through. Thanks so much for playing along with us this week at The Creative Card Crew!
Denise