Saturday, 27 July 2013

Summer in bloom.

Good morning all.
I hope you are all well.
We should be going out again today, weather permitting. We are going with my Mum and Stepdad and its our turn to get the meals in. lol.
Might post some pics for you later.
So on to my card and I`ve coloured with distress inks again, this time using Bristol board to colour on, wow what a difference. Big thanks and shout out to Squirrel for her brilliant tutorials on distress inks, thanks hun.
I am quite happy how it turned out but wish I had done her hat ribbon a different colour.
I am entering my card into the following challenges:
1.Crafts Too Challenge - Twist 2 Choose your era with 3 or more layers (1900`s)
2.Oldie but  a goodie challenge - Best dressed (all my dies are over 6 months old, as are the inks and paint)
3.Papertake Weekly Challenge - Die-ing for a punch.
4.Crafty Creations Challenge - Challenge 232 - Summer
5.Delicious Doodles Challenge - Challenge 46 - Summertime
 
Products used are:
Ivory pearl card
Free Melissa Francis papers from mag
Mix of flowers
White paint
Lace
Cheery lynn mini flourish die
Joycraft corner die
Spellbinders floral oval die
Pearls
Butterfly I have made myself from air dry clay and I used an embossing folder to create the pattern
Distress inks
Stampendous cling stamp - garden gal
 
Distress inks used are:
Tattered rose,victorian velvet
Old paper, antique linen
Spun sugar,worn lipstick,fired brick,aged mahogany
Milled lavender, dusty concorde, chipped sapphire
Tumbled glass, broken china
Frayed burlap
mmmmmm and a green one.lol

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


47 comments:

Jackie said...

What a gorgeous image and card, and lovely colouring as always :o)
Jackie xx

Martinas Welt said...

Again such an awsome card!! Love it!!
Martina

Sarah said...

Absolutely gorgeous Coops! Hope you have a fab day out x

tilly said...

wow, your colouring is fantastic,I love the little butterly to have a good day out
Tilly

Amanda said...

Beautifully coloured Nic, such depth and movement. I like the ribbon as it adds another dimension to the colours. Hugs, Amanda x

Curlybear said...

Wow how many times can you say gorgeous in one comment, outstanding colouring and all of those gorgeous embellies make this one exceptional card ,
Have a good weekend
hugs Bridget :) x

Squirrel x said...

Whoooo she is fab hun! Glad the BB worked for you. I like her ribbon that colour! Xx

Rebekah said...

So colourful and pretty Nic I love it hugs Rebekah xx

Chrissy said...

Oooo..no other colour for the ribbon, the pop of red is gorgeous Coops, love the image and wonderful colouring, love the flowers too and your beautiful butterfly..

luv CHRISSYxx

Sandra H said...

Awww your card Coops is beautiful what an amazing and stunning image coloured to perfection and lots of lovely embellis enjoy your day x

Carol said...

Hi Nic! Sorry I've not been round in such a long time but I have been checking out your gorgeous creations on my dashboard. Another stunning card Sweets. Hope you have a great day with your Mum and Stepdad. Thanks for always stopping by mine and leaving such lovely comments, I appreciate each and every one. Lotsa luv, hugs xxxx

Margot-craftcorner said...

ohh what a beautiful card...lovely colours and image :)

Claire said...

This is just lovely, what a gorgeous image and great colours too. Have a lovely weekend. Hugs, Claire x

Jacki Daniels said...

Hi Nic have a great day what ever you're doing
well you've done it again haven't you another stunning creation and gorgeous colouring good for you for trying something new and lokk at the results wow amazing love it as always
Jacki xx

Doreen said...

Beautiful,love the design and fab colours.xxx

Tanya said...

Beautiful Coops, I love the colours! And that image is so good :D

Tanya xx

Julie Kitchener said...

Oh wow stunning card Coops!

Pat K said...

Beautiful card. Love your distress painting and wonderful design. hugs, Pat K x

Michelle said...

Beautiful vintage inspired card nic - lovely coloring with inks :0) michelle x

crafty-stamper said...

gorgeous card love all the flowers and your butterfly and love the corner die
carol x

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Very pretty, do love this image. Love that butterfly, somebody was telling me about the air dried clay, is it easy to use, do you have cutters for it? Enjoy your day.

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

This is certainly a real gorgeous card Nic! So pretty and delicate, gorgeous diecuts, beautiful image and colouring! Susan x

Romantyczka said...

cudowna praca, pięknie dobrana kolorystyka i detale...zauroczyłam się...

Anita said...

Absolutely gorgeous and I love the distress inks! I'm off to check out her tutorial - thanks for sharing :)

Brenda Brown said...

What a lovely vintage image and fabulous layers on your card. Thanks for sharing it at Crafts-Too Challenge this month.
hugs {brenda} x0x

Creations by Shirl said...

Very lovely Coops~ pretty image and details as always...

Sue - bearhouse said...

This is stunning Nic. Such a wonderful image and coloured so beautifully. I love the papers, flowers and your butterfly looks gorgeous.
I hope you have had a good day
Hugs Sue xx

Christine L said...

This is fabulous Nic.... love the DI colouring which you seem to have mastered so well! I have yet to try it... the DI's sit on my desk waiting... but I'm a tad nervous to have a go!

Hugs
Christine x

Wendy said...

So beautiful Nic, wonderful colours.
Wendy xx

Inkypinkydelights said...

Beautiful card Nic. Hope you are enjoying your weekend. Judy x

Vicky said...

Gorgeous hun..hope you are having a lovely weekend too...:o)

biggest of hugs Vicky xx

Cards by Alison said...

Gorgeous card love the image. Hope you enjoyed your day out. Love Alison xx

Crafty Moone Cards said...

Gorgeous card Nic.
Sue x

Debs said...

So gorgeous Nic - amazing colouring and beautiful embellies.
Love the butterfly.
Enjoy the rest of the weekend.
Debs xx

Lindsay Craftymonster81 said...

So pretty, I love the colours and the die cuts and layout are beautiful
Lindsay xx

Little K Smith said...

Ooh this is just beautiful Nic! Wonderful colouring & colours, I love the dies and gorgeous roses!
Lovely piccies on the above post too :)
Kelly.x

McCrafty's Cards said...

Gorgeous card Coop's, I like the vintage image the colours and the roses.
Kevin xx

Linda Compton said...

This is stunning. I would like to learn how to do the white dots on the dress. I am popping ove to Spyders now to see her tutorial. Just beautiful coloring hon. I'll also remember the Bristol paper too. Thanks for the hint.

Krafty Kows said...

Fab card and fab colours. Jeanette

kay said...

Gorgeous card Coops,love the colouring x

Alyce said...

oh wow just stunning coops! i love the beuatiful colours on here and such gorgeous dies :)

Donna said...

Stunning card Nic and such a pretty design. Fab combination of colours too and the flowers are soooooo pretty :) Donna ♥ x

Mau xx said...

Beautiful! lovely image and love the papers and distressing.
Hugs Mau xx

Janice said...

Fantastic colouring & a brilliant card Nic. Will have to check out the tutorial you mention. A super addition to our gallery at Diva's this week, Jx

jean said...

wow another stunning card full of vibrant colours. love the image. how do you manage all these different ideas so inspiring x

Vicky F. AKA Crafting Vicky said...

wow those are some fabulous flowers you have added to this card. Great image.

Thanks for joining at Delicious doodles challenges. Hope you will join us next time. DT Crafting Vicky

Dips said...

Gosh, what a super card, I love the butterfly, in fact all the lovely details. Thank you so much for taking part in my challenge on an Oldie But A Goodie. Don’t forget to pop by on Tuesday to see our new challenge. Keep using up all that old stash!