Sunday, 8 December 2013

Christmas Train.

Good morning all.
I hope you are all well.
We are going to my Mums today for our Sunday lunch so really looking forward to that.I need to dry all my washing this morning and then i can iron it later.
Other than that quite a lazy day i think,
Here is my card for today which i am entering into the following challenges:
1.Sugar Creek Hollow Challenge - Challenge 75 - Vintage Christmas
2.Here Come The Boys Challenge - Challenge 66 - Anything goes
3.Stamping Sensations Challenge - December Challenge - Free and easy
4.Created With Love Challenge - Challenge 69 - Christmas
5.Everybody Art Challenge - Challenge 256 - Winter
6.Inky Impressions Challenge - Challenge 137 - Winter or Snow
7.Diva`s By Design Challenge - Feeling festive
8.Creative Corner Challenge - Traditional Christmas

Products used are:
Cream card
Dovecraft Tis the season papers
Distress ink - antique linen
Spellbinders floral oval die
Justrite sentiment
Distress tool
Handcut holly leaves
Hobbyhouse rose
Stampendous cling stamp - Train postcard

A close up of the image which i have stamped with cocoa memento ink.

and a sideways view.
Thanks so much for popping by, it means a lot ;D
Hugs Nic.xx


Desire Fourie said...

Absolutely beautiful. So love how you left the image uncoloured which makes it pop against the wonderful holly design paper. Awesome distressing too.
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Jackie said...

Stunning card, love that stamp :o)
Jackie xx

Doreen said...

This is just gorgeous,lovely details and fab

aussie aNNie said...

Lovely stamp used again Nic, wonderful flowers and colours.xx

Martinas Welt said...

Soo beautiful Nic! I only have the other stamp, but I am thinking of buying this one as well....especially as my Brother is a huge train fan! Gorgeous card!

Sandra H said...

Oh Coops this is so lovely so vintage looking too x

Sue said...

Stunning card Nic, I love the image and the papers are gorgeous.
I hope you have a good day.
hugs Sue xx

Janine said...

Beautiful vintage style card Nic. Gorgeous image!
Hugs, Janine xx

Marilyn said...

This is so pretty! I love all the distressing and those gorgeous papers. Fab image too!

Marie-Louise said...

Beautiful card Nic - such a fantastic stamp.

tilly said...

love the vintage look to this,a beautiful card

Margarets designer cards said...

Hi Nic,

Brilliant card, and beautiful image just right for a christmas card.
Love the flowers they brighten up the card so well

Viv's Visuals said...

I sooooo wanted this stamp Nic - but couldn't get it anywhere a few weeks ago - will now wait until after Christmas! Gorgeous card!

crafty-stamper said...

love the vintage look image great die-cut frame and love the Holly B.paper
carol x

Sue B said...

Ooh this is gorgeous Coops… I love the wonderful vintage image and the papers are just perfect with it… the fancy frame and the roses and holly are very pretty!
Thanks for joining us at Divas by Design this week for our Festive Challenge!
Hope you have a lovely Sunday lunch! :-))
Big Hugs Sue B xx

As.I.Do.Rodos. said...

Stunning card love the image and papers. Thank You for Playing and sharing your creation with us at Here Come The Boys! Good Luck from Woo, Sharon, Teresa, Donna, Jacky, Ginny, Becky, Mojca, Mandz, Stacey & Helen x

Maarit at Violets Corner said...

Absolutely gorgeous card Nic, beautiful layers and detailing.

Warm hugs

Sue said...

Gorgeous vintage card Nic.I love your paper and distressing.
I hope you had a good lunch.
Hugs x x

Netty said...

Love your gorgeous vintage card Coops, Annette x

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Such a fab image isn't it. Gorgeous with those colours too

susiestacey said...

Lovely card and stamp, it looks very textured x Susan x

heidy said...

This is beautiful Nic!
XXX Heidy

Lynne K said...

Gorgeous wintry scene! I love the vintage image, the holly BP, the flowers and leaves. They all add up to a beautiful card. Thank you for sharing it with us at Stamping Sensations this month.


coldwaters2 said...

Oh my word Nic this is awesome it is a true vintage style Christmas card, the image and the holly leaves look fantastic.
lorraine x

annies place said...

Gorgeous vintage feel to this, love it
Ann x

Lorraine said...

This is gorgeous Nic. I love the papers and fab image.
Lorraine x

Crafty Moone Cards said...

Beautiful card. Sue x

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

A beautiful card Nic, love the vintage image and beautiful holly leaves! Susan x

Jacki Daniels said...

Gorgeous as always Nic hope you're keeping well sorry not been around to comment hope you enjoyed your lunch too
Jacki x

Jacki Daniels said...

Gorgeous as always Nic hope you're keeping well sorry not been around to comment hope you enjoyed your lunch too
Jacki x

Chrissy said...

Gorgeous vintage card that stamp.Nothing better than a lazy day especially when someone else does the cooking..


Jo said...

Beautiful as always Nic, stunning image!
hugs Jo x said...

Gorgeous card Nic love that stamp so much so its on my Christmas List as a must have. Hope you enjoyed yourself at your mums. Love Alison xxx

Faye Wynn-Jones said...

This is a super card Nic. I love the pop of red from the roses, a lovely touch xx

Janet - aka stacky said...

Gorgous card Nic, with a lovely image and as always such a fabulous design xx

Sandy said...

Very Pretty! Thank you for joining us this week at Inky Impressions.
-Sandy, DT Member

Lynne in NI said...

Beautiful card Nic - love that image and fab sentiment too!
Hope you enjoyed your lazy day :)

Louise Palser said...

lovely Nic. You have so many great ideas :) lou x

McCrafty's Cards said...

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

Tanya said...

Gorgeous Coops, love the image and layout :)

Tags xx

Have A Scrap Happy Day said...

Beautiful card Coops! Love the vintage theme.

downrightcrafty said...

Morning Nic this is gorgeous love the soft creams and the beautiful image a perfect card
Hugs Kate xx

debby4000 said...

Absolutely gorgeous

Amanda said...

Wow, this is gorgeous. I bought this stamp and didn't know what to do with it but I do now lol. Hugs, Amanda x

Boxofcolours said...

I finally splurged on the other Stampendous postcard stamp (this had sold out) but I have yet to get it inky!
Fantastic work as always Nic

designermc said...

Very cool and pretty card. I love all the detail. Thanks for sharing at Creative Corner.

Cathy P. said...

Just a stunning card. The train and more muted colors are so complimented by the splash of red in the flowers and the holly paper. Thanks for using our sketch for your beautiful creation and for playing along with us at Sketch Saturday.
Hugs, Cathy xx

nwilliams6 said...

I love, love, love this image and you have done a wonderful job with the soft muted colors with the pop of the flowers - impressive stuff! Hugz!

Daniele said...

such a stunning card, love the image thanks for joining us at SCH

Judy Corner said...

Beautiful! Judy x

Tracy said...

Fab creation, thanks for joining Stamping Sensations, good luck.
Happy crafting
Tracy x