Saturday, 30 November 2013

A Gem Of A Challenge GDT - Winter Wonderland

Good morning all.
Hugs for anyone who needs one this morning.
I am off to work soon but first i have the pleasure of joining the fabulous ladies over at the A GEM OF A CHALLENGE  as their GDT.
The theme for this week is `Winter Wonderland`.
Here is my card which i am also entering into the following challenges:
1.I Love Promarkers Challenge - Challenge 196 - Anything goes
2.Simon Says Stamp Challenge - Anything goes
3.Inky Impressions Challenge - Challenge 136 - Presents and Gifts
5.Crafty Ribbons Challenge - Challenge 72 - Anything goes with ribbon
6.Totally Papercrafts Challenge - Challenge 195 - Ho Ho Holidays
7.Crafty Catz Challenge - Challenge 209 - Santa Claus is coming to town.

Products used are:
Cream card
First Edition papers
Go Create circle and scallop circle dies
Distress ink - Frayed burlap
Pearls
Hobbyhouse pearl medalion
Ribbons
Justrite sentiment
Pro/Flexmarkers
Snowtex
Glamour dust

Pro/Flexmarkers used are:
Blush, sunkissed pink, coral, rose
Ruby, crimson, burgandy, shale, cool grey 5
Pastel yellow, mustard,raw sienna
Forest, pine, holly
Nutmeg,cocoa, auburn, walnut, umber
Cool grey 4,5,black
and i can`t remember the colours for the bricks!!

and a sideways view.
Thanks so much to the ladies at Pink Gem for asking me to join them this week, it has been an honour.
Thanks so much for popping by, it means a lot ;D
Hugs Nic.xx
 

52 comments:

Jackie said...

What a fabulous, happy Santa card :o)
Jackie xx

Juls said...

Fabulous!!! Hugs Juls

Carolyn said...

Gorgeous card,love the image

CRAZYCRAFTSHED said...

Gorgeous and fabulous card Nic just love the santa fabulous colour's and design thank you for joining us this week at Crafty Catz and have a lovely weekend
Hugs Dianne xx :)

aussie aNNie said...

Hi Nic, this is one cute santa, coloured to perfection again. Love your bow.xxx

Pop's Cards said...

Good morning honey I just love this creation, great work as always hugs Pops x

Janette said...

Hi Nic, What a gorgeous card, fab image too...
Thanks for sharing it with us at CraftyCatz this week.xx

Doreen said...

This is gorgeous,love the image and fab layout.xxx

Rosietoes said...

Lovely card Coops and great image. x

Sue said...

Gorgeous card Nic, I love the joly Santa, wonderful colouring and beautiful detailing.
hugs Sue xx

Aunty Sue said...

great card Nic love the santa and thanks for sharing at crafty catz

Viv's Visuals said...

Brilliant Santa card Coops! Have a great weekend. x

Christine L said...

Fabulous traditional Christmas card hon... just my type!

xx

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Love this image and a great layout too. Your vintage box below is beautiful, love the wooden embellies too.

Christine said...

Hi Nic wow you defo cracked this chall. theme super colouirng on this gorgeous vintage PG image lovely take on the chall. theme.

Many thanks for sharing your awesome work with us at A Gem of a chall as our Guest designer..hope to see you again soon.

smiles Christine x

Marilyn said...

Ho, Ho, Ho! What a great image and beautifully coloured too. I love the printed circle behind the Santa image and that magnificent red bow!
By the way, congrats on the big win over at LOTV!

Karen said...

I love the vintage looking cards...yours is so cute and fun..

heidy said...

Wow fabolous card Nic and congrats on your GDT!!
XXX Heidy

Faye Wynn-Jones said...

FANtastic colouring Coops, that's all! ;0 xx

Creations by Shirl said...

Love your jolly Santa and that big red ribbon....

Sue said...

Gorgeous card and super image.
Hugs x

Sue B said...

Ooh this is gorgeous Coops! what a fab image and you've coloured him beautifully! I love the scrummy papers and the bow is awesome… SO pretty! :-)
Thanks for joining us at Divas by Design this week!
Hope you have a lovely weekend!
Hugs Sue B xx

Claire said...

This is a jolly ole' Santa and I love your bow. Hugs, Claire x

Jen said...

love the snow!!

Btw.. have you popped over to LOTV ideas to inspire... a nice surprise for you on there

jen xx

Chrissy said...

What a fabulous Santa Coops...gorgeous colouring and shading and love the chunky thick snow..fabulous.

luv CHRISSYxx

Mad Moose said...

Fab card hun! Thanks for sharing it with us this week at crafty catz. Naomi x

Vicky said...

Gorgeous as always hun....:o)

have a lovely weekend...biggest of hugs Vicky xx

crafty-stamper said...

congrats on your GDT spot -love the vintage santa image,great papers and gorgeous bow
Carol x

Mau xx said...

What a Fab card Coops, just love that old fashioned Santa, he is gorgeous! great colouring and love the tradition colours.
hugs Mau xx

Crafty Moone Cards said...

Gorgeous card Nic.
Sue x

Lorraine said...

This is gorgeous Nic. I love the design and the Father Christmas looks fabulous.
Lorraine x

Donna Mosley said...

Stunning card Nic, Love the vintage feel and your colouring is amazing as always hun.

Donna x

Pat K said...

Gorgeous card Coops with such a lovely vintage Santa, hugs, Pat K xx

Janet - aka stacky said...

Love your card and fabulous image Nic and as always coloured so beautifully, congrats on the GDT spot xx

Lynne in NI said...

What a fab Santa image ... love your snow effect and gorgeous double bow too :)

Lynne in NI said...

PS ... have you been over to the LOTV blog?!!!!!!

Samantha said...

Nic I am not one for Santa images sometimes I find them a little spooky BUT........... you have made this fella look so cuddle and special I LOVE your card and the papers just make it! hugs me xx

Wendy Nicola Jackson said...

Gorgeous card Nic. I LOVE this santa image. Fabulous! Love the papers too. Hugs, Wends x

Maarit at Violets Corner said...

Congratulations on your GDT post Nic, the vintage Santa card is super.

Warm hugs
Maarit

Desire Fourie said...

This is so cheerful with wonderful festive colouring.
Hugs Desíre {Doing Life}

kay said...

It's fabulous and I love the image x

shampylou30 said...

Stunning card love this Santa. Congrats on GDT invite xxxxxx

Pauline Wheeler said...

Thanks for sharing your lovely design with us at crafty ribbons this week
P xx

Whisper said...

Aaah what a super Santa card and well done on being GDT for Pink Gems too, Luv Sam x

Sandra H said...

Omg.....What a fabulous Santa image Coops stunning colouring and your shading is remarkable everything you have done is beautiful x

McCrafty's Cards said...

Fabulous card Coop's I love the santa,the papers and the bow
Kevin xx

Donna said...

Fab, festive card Nic, love this santa image and your festive colours and papers :) Donna ♥ x

Sarah said...

Awww, awww, awww, just love this Coops, gorgeous Santa image x

lalkygirl said...

wow coops what a fab project ..loving that lush bow
Thanks for joining us at the I ♥ ProMarkers challenge.. and good luck
tracey x

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

Gosh I had a lot to catch up on! Another wonderful Christmas card! Fabulous image Santa looks really traditional. I just love that sparkly ribbon Nic! Susan x

Artesania said...

Fabulous colouring and a beautiful Image! Love your choice of paper!!Thank you so much for join us at I ♥ ProMarkers challenge this week ,hope you return next time!
Hugs Gudrun

Denise Goeldner said...

FAB Santa so adorable hugs xx