Saturday, 10 August 2013

Snowbird.

Good morning all.
I hope you are all well.I am in work an hour earlier today but it means i finish earlier :D
Today i have another of my favourite Christmas stamps, i just love this sweet snowbird by Stampendous. I love Stampendous stamps as you`ve probably noticed.
For a change i have coloured my snowbird with distress inks.
I am entering my card into the following challenges:
1.Stamping Sensations Challenge - August Challenge - Wings and things and a touch of vintage.
2.Penny Black and more Challenge - August Challenge - In the garden.
3.Creative Inspirations Challenge - Challenge 226 - Something old and somethiing new (old stamp, new papers)
4.Charisma Cardz Challenge - Challenge 31 - Stitching
5.Crafty Ribbons Challenge - Challenge 56 - Anything goes with ribbon
6.Brown Sugar Challenge - Challenge 54 - Anything goes.

Products used are:
White linen card
First Edition papers - Silent night
Go Create dies
Faux stitching
Distress tool
Charm
White ribbon
Snowtex
Spellbinders floral oval
Distress inks
White gel pen
Bristol board
Stampendous cling stamp - Snowbird

Distress inks used are:
Antique linen, tumbled glass, broken china, old paper, bundled sage.
fired brick, aged mahogany,frayed burlap
and 
adirondack in stonewash.

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

61 comments:

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

Stunning card Nic love how you coloured this pretty image with your DIs you are so talented!! Have a great day at work! Susan xx

Loopylou. said...

oh nic oh wow wow just wow, this is jaw dropping awesome. I love your colouring on the little bird and the snow on the berries
huge hugs Lou xxx

Chrissy said...

Such a gorgeous image Coops, fantastic colouring, love the snow and papers and beautiful ribbon..gorgeous.

luv CHRISSYxx

tilly said...

what a pretty snowbird, looks good in distress inks, enjoy your weekend
Tilly

downrightcrafty said...

gorgeous love the image and the colouring
Hugs Kate xx

Margarets designer cards said...

Hi Nic

Stunning and beautiful Christmas card, I love the whole design and I can only say wow
Margaret

Margarets designer cards said...

Hi Nic

Stunning and beautiful Christmas card, I love the whole design and I can only say wow
Margaret

Margarets designer cards said...

Hi Nic

Stunning and beautiful Christmas card, I love the whole design and I can only say wow
Margaret

Martinas Welt said...

Awsome Nic!! Love the colouring with Distress Inks...you are perfect in colouring - no matter which medium! And I love the Birdie stamp!
Hugs,
Martina

Martinas Welt said...

Awsome Nic!! Love the colouring with Distress Inks...you are perfect in colouring - no matter which medium! And I love the Birdie stamp!
Hugs,
Martina

Lorraine said...

Gorgeous card Nic. I love this stamp and you've coloured him beautifully.
Have a good weekend
Lorraine x

NGCARDS said...

This is a beautiful card hun and I love that bird stamp! Thanks for playing at Creative Inspirations! xxx

CRAZYCRAFTSHED said...

Gorgeous and beautiful card Nic love the image ,fabulous colour's and layout have lovely weekend
Hugs Dianne xx :)

Doreen said...

Beautiful,fab image,love all the details.xxx

Sarah said...

Gorgeous festive card Coops, love the layers and frosty colours x

Tracey T said...

You've really captured the feeling of winter on this beautiful card. Lovely layout too. Hugs, Tracey xx

Marie-Louise said...

Marvellous card Nic. Brilliant colouring.

Kelly Lloyd said...

This is beautiful. Gorgeous card
Hugs Kelly

Viv's Visuals said...

Just fantastic Coops!

Dotty Jo said...

Oh Nic, this is amazing! Jo x

Sue - bearhouse said...

Stunning card Nic. I love that image, you have just reminded me that I have it somewhere! Wonderful colouring and I love the layout.
hugs Sue xx

Marlene Atkinson said...

This is absolutely gorgeous, love the bird and design. Marlene

Alyce said...

oh wow!!! love this so much nic :D the shapes are amazing and the stitching is a really lovely touch :) beautiful!

Crafty Lark said...

So gorgeous, I also love this stamp and you have created such a beautiful card with it. xx Flora

Little K Smith said...

Ooohhh I very nearly bought this stamp the other day, but I'm trying to be good at the mo! ;D This is just stunning Nic! I love the layout, delish ribbon and beautiful colouring as always too!
Have a lovely weekend hun :)
Kelly.x

MagsB said...

Wow! What gorgeous, delicate colouring! Your card is so elegant and beautiful!

love Mags B x

Chrissie said...

What a beautiful card!
I love the way you've coloured this sweet image and the frosty, winter look you've achieved.
Chrissie xx

Deb said...

so beautiful, love that cute little bird!
Debxx

Creations by Shirl said...

Beautiful snow bird, love the design...

Leikkaan Mervi said...

Wow so gorgeous winter feeling, beautiful card!
Thank you for sharing at Penny Black and more Challenge, good luck;-))m

Sandra H said...

Stunning and beautiful card Coops with a gorgeous Robin so lovely x

Cards by Alison said...

Nic stinning card love the image and layout. Love Alison xx

Jacqui's little piece of England said...

lovely card Nic great dies xx

Teresa said...

Absolutely gorgeous card Coops. xx

crafty-stamper said...

love the gorgeous bow and beautifulimage love the delicate colouring and the die-shapes
carol x

Liz Miller said...

Your colouring and snow effects are beautiful coops. Gorgeous Christmas card. I agree with your comments about Stampendous stamps although I have yet to use my Snowy Postcard one. Lots of inspiration to follow from your postings last year. Have a good weekend.
Liz xx

Lozzy T said...

Beautiful card Nic and do love the shapes and the image is so cute..Hugs Lozzy xx

fionalawlor said...

Awwww this is sooo gorgeous!! The little bird looks so fluffy and adorable :) Your papers and faux stitching are fab also.
Fiona x

Louise said...

This is just gorgeous Nic. I love the sweet bird and the snowy berries are so effective. x

Shirley said...

Pretty card, lovely image and pretty die.
Shirley xx

Debs said...

What a stunner!!! Love it :o)
Enjoy the rest of the weekend.
Debs xx

carol said...

ooh wow fabulous, i love the die's you have used, thanks for sharing with CRAFTY RIBBONS x carol

McCrafty's Cards said...

This is gorgeous Coop's, I like the adorable bird image, the frame and the ribbon.
Kevin xx

catherine said...

This is just so beautiful Nic and I just love that image. So beautifully decorated too
x catherine

Lynne in NI said...

Oooh this is fabulous Nic, that bird is so pretty and I love how you added the white highlights :)

Lou said...

Hi! really love this Coops,gorgeous colours and design.hugs Lou.xxx

nwilliams6 said...

Nic, this is so gorgeous. May be my favorite card you have made since I have been following you - between this one and the pretty snowy church scene card you did about a week ago. Lovely Christmas card. Hugz!

Helene Siermans said...

Great work with the snow. Like it a lot! Very pretty together ith all the white too


Thanks for playing at Brown Sugar, good luck!
Nick

Jackie said...

Gorgeous card, very sweet image and I love the little charm :o)
Jackie xx

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Gorgeous card, love the image which really pops from the soft colours

Jill Norwood said...

Each of your cards is such a masterpiece! I love birds and this card just melted my heart! Gorgeous my dear!

Shirley said...

A most delightful card Nic. I really like the lovely shaped stitched layers and the cute birdie stamp.
Thank you for sharing your beautiful card with us at Penny Black and More and we hope you will join us again soon.

Shirley

Mau xx said...

Stunning!! Gorgeous!
Hugs Mau xx

Julie Kitchener said...

wow!!! stunning again!

Katina said...

Just stunning Nic!
xx

Betty said...

Stunning card Nic love the feather effect on bird
Bettyxxx

CaroleAnn said...

Just love this card - cute little bird and love the white markings you added on his little body. Stunning coloring and elements. Hugs

Sally H said...

What a gorgeous creation, Coops! Love it! I love that stamp and you have coloured it perfectly. Thanks for joining us at Stamping sensations for our Wings and Things and a Touch of Vintage theme. Good Luck!

Qie said...

Absolutely beautiful... Great to have you playing along with our challenge at Brown Sugar. Good luck.

mandy said...

Gorgeous card Coops!! Love the stamp it's fab and your coloring is lovely :)

Thanks for joining us at Charisma Cardz Challenge this week :)

Hugs Mandy DT xxxx

susiestacey said...

Absolutely stunning Nic, the white background really brings the image to the fore and the colours and stamp are beautiful.
Thank you for joining the Penny Black & More In The Garden Challenge and good luck x Susan x