Wednesday, 4 December 2013

Crafts and Me - December challenge.

Good morning all.
I hope you are all well.
Hubby has gone back to work this morning so Grandad is coming soon to look after my laddo and take him to school
Today we have a new challenge for you at the CRAFTS AND ME CHALLENGE AND INSPIRATION BLOG.
Our theme is ANYTHING GOES.
The prizes this month are:
£25 Crafts and Me gift voucher to spend in the store 

AND we have another FABULOUS prize for this challenge -
this wonderful and very generous goodie package
 from Marianne Designs . . .

Here is my card which i am also entering into the following challenges:
1.Songbird Challenge - Challenge 28 - Die another day (lattice and snowflake dies)
3.Simon Says Stamp Challenge - Anything goes
4.Crafts 4 Eternity Challenge - R152 - Non traditional christmas colours
5.CRAFT Challenge - Challenge 235 - Use metal/add a charm (bell charm)
6.Live and Love Crafts Challenge - Challenge 18 - Stardust
7.Ribbon Girls Challenge - Ho,ho,ho Christmas Challenge 
8.613 Avenue Create Challenge - Challenge 48 - Anything goes
9.Sparkle n Sprinkle Challenge - December challenge - Anything goes
10.My Mums Craft Shop Challenge - Challenge 12 - Winter/christmas
Products used are:
White card
First Edition papers - First Edition
Cheery Lynn Lattice die
Marianne Designs snowflake die
Hobbyhouse gem medalions
Justrite sentiment
White acrylic painy, blue shimmer paint
Cosmic shimmer - glitter jewels
Cosmic shimmer liquid pearls - teal and white
Stickles - stardust

Pro/Flexmarkers used are:
Blush,sunkissed pink, coral, cinnamon, warm grey 4
Surf blue, turquoise, marine, petrol
Antique white, ice grey 2,4

a close up of the gorgeous charm.

and the wooden snowflake flourish which has had the bling treatment, this really sparkles irl.

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


aussie aNNie said...

Sooo Stunning, awesome design Nic.xx

Jackie said...

Stunning card, love the colours :o)
Jackie xx

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

Oh wow Nic this looks gorgeous. Love the sparkle on that fabulous wooden flourish and the cosmic shimmer liquid pearls around her hat look wonderful. What a pretty bell charm too! Susan x

Marianne's Craftroom said...

So beautiful. Love the icy colours and that fab image

Christine L said...

Another beautiful creation Nic... loving that deep turquoise/teal... and the fab charm and wooden embellie!

Big hugs
Christine x

debby4000 said...

Oh what a gorgeous, beautiful card.

Aunty Sue said...

Ooh Nic This Is So Beautiful Think I Need This Image For A Order I Need To Do For A Young Girl Love The Colour

Jane said...

Ooooooooo this is gorgeous!! Love the colours!

Squirrel x said...

Wow hunny! That's it, just WOW! Huggles xx

Marie-Louise said...

This is gorgeous Nic. Such fabulous colours.

tilly said...

a beautiful card, I love those dies and the turquoise, hope hubby gets on okay

Boxofcolours said...

What a beautiful zingy crisp blue, it's gorgeous.
Great card Nic

Sue said...

This is stunning Nic, I love the pretty image. Wonderful colouring and gorgeous sparkly detailing.
hugs Sue xx

Jane Savage said...

Wow, Nic, simply stunning! Nuff said. xx

CaroleAnn said...

Another stunning card. I love this design and the way you colored it is perfect. That die on the side is just gorgeous! Love it Love it! Hugs

Margarets designer cards said...

Hi Nic

Gorgeous card, lovely colours and image, I like your bell on the bow
Hope he has a nice day, and does not over do it.

Rebekah said...

Gosh total awesomeness sweetie what an array of beauty! Hugs rebekah xx

Anne Temple said...

What a great card and design! I absolutely love how you've colored her. SO glad you joined us for the Sparkle N Sprinkle Creative Challenge this month.

Creations by Shirl said...

Those blues really pops off your card, love the image and all the sparkly effects on your card....

Lau W said...

Oh so lovely card, love this image, and superb design !

Debs said...

Simply STUNNING!!!! Love the colours and that gorgeous snowflake flourish.
Debs xx

Doreen said...

This is just gorgeous,love the image and fab

Judy Corner said...

Another gorgeous card Nic. Love the image and your layout. Judy x said...

Nic this is stunning love the image and design. Love Alison xx

Donna Mosley said...

Another stunner Nic, Love your wonderful colouring and gorgeous snowflake flourish.

Donna x

pinky said...

Wow Nic what a stunning card. The colours are amazing and your attention to detail is next to none!!

Marlene Atkinson said...

this is so gorgeous Nic, love the image and colours. Marlene

Wendy said...

WOW! Absolutely stunning Nic, love everything about it!
Wendy xx

Lizy Bartaby said...

This is just stunning Coops! I love the colour combo and the snowflake flourish is a perfect addition! :)
Lizy xx

Janet - aka stacky said...

This is so beautiful Nic love the snowflakes xx

Whisper said...

WOW, absolutely gorgeous design and such lush blues too and i love what you have done with the tassels on her hat too, luv Sam x

Elaine said...

Stunning Nic!
I love the bright pop of turquoise and all the gorgeous sparkle.
Fabulous design/layout.

Big hugs
Elaine xxx

Sarahshandmadecardsx said...

A stunning card Nic. I love the gorgeous image and great design.

Hugs Sarahxx

crafty-stamper said...

great card and fantastic embellishments and love the shot of colour
Carol x

michele said...

Fantastic Christmas card Nic! Thanks for joining us at Crafts 4 Eternity this week hugs x

kayjben said...

WOW awesome card coops - love the colors - totally rocks - kym xx

Little K Smith said...

Just beautiful hun! Such a gorgeous image, wonderful colouring & colours and delish embellies too :)

Chana said...

Very pretty, Coops! Your designs are so artistic and so meticulously crafted with lots of wonderful details! Beautiful work and we are glad you chose to share it with us here at 613 Avenue Create!
Chana, Owner

Marilyn said...

OMGosh... this is a stunning card! I love the blues and those pearls on her hat are lovely. Fabulous treatment on the dies too.

Elin said...

Lovely card, love the contrast between the blueish and the white :) Thank you for joining in on the LLC challenge this month.

Eret said...

Nic, your card is amazing. Love your fabulous coloring of the image and gorgeous design. It's truly stunning work. Thank you so much for sharing your fantastic card with us at Sparkle N Sprinkle- I hope you'll join with us again.
Eret x

nwilliams6 said...

Beautiful work! Wow! I love the coloring and that really pretty snowflake. Wow! Hugz!

Lou said...

Hi! really pretty,love the turquoise and the sparkle is gorgeous Coops.hugs

Sandra Mathis said...

Gorgeous; Hannah Lynn is my favourite, so I love the image and the sparkly card. Great contrast between the white and aqua. Thanks for sharing with us at LLC. Best Wishes for the New Year!
Hugz, Sandy
Owner & Operator @ Live & Love Crafts