Thursday, 23 January 2014

POW!!! lets have some colour.

Good morning all.
I hope you are well.Work for me in a mo once i have taken my laddo to school.
After yesterdays quite soft and delicate card, i am going to hit you with colour today.
I absolutely love BOLD colours and todays card is certainly that.
I am entering my gorgeous geisha into the following challenges:
1.Delicious Doodles Challenge - Challenge 71 - Easel cards
2.Crafts 4 Eternity Challenge - R159 - Fancy folds
3.One Stitch At A Time Challenge -  Challenge 196 - Use a digi
4.Crafting When We Can Challenge - Challenge 61 - Recipe 1 image, 2 ribbons, 3 main colours (black,red,blue)
5.Crafting From The Heart Challenge - Challenge 5 - Anything goes/fancy folds

 Products used are:
Black card
First Edition papers - Neroli
Marainne designs die
Go Create dies
Sentiment stamp from stash
Red and Black ribbons
Little fan made from paper scrap
Pro/Flexmarkers

The main bit :D

Pro/flexmarkers used are:
Blush, sunkissed pink, coral, cinnamon
Cool grey 4,5, ice grey 5, black
Lipstick red, berry, crimson, burgandy, shale, cool grey 5
Celestial blue, cadet, navy blue

a close up sideways view.

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

64 comments:

Claire said...

WOW this is just amazing hun! Gorgeous details and elements and I am loving the strong colours. Hugs, Claire x

Jane said...

Bold and very striking but it looks fantastic Nic, love Jane x

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

Wow Nic this is breathtaking, a real stunner! Fabulous colouring and I love the image. The ribbons looks gorgeous and love how you made that little fan! Great colouring of her skin not easy to get right but you have nailed it! Susan x

Jackie said...

Stunning selection of cards since I last popped in, and all so very different :o)
Jackie xx

Kelly Lloyd said...

WOW!!!!
Just fabulous
Hugs Kelly

Teri said...

WOW. All I can say really - it's FAB-U-LOUS!!
Are you a facebook user hun? If you are you should join our Delicious Doodles Group and post this in there for all to oggle!!
Hugs,
Teri xx

Squirrel x said...

Blimey hun, that is an eye popper! Love blue and red together, this makes such a gorgeous statement. Brilliant as always. Hugs xx

Michelle said...

its definitely a POW card nic and looks amazing. I'm loving the red and black it looks very dramatic. brilliant. Michelle x

Margarets designer cards said...

Hi Nic

Beautiful card, very unusual card, with the image and colours
Margaret

el said...

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Clevercrafter said...

OMG Very striking and so original.
Your colouring of the image is superb and I love all the layers and details.
Lorraine

CRAZYCRAFTSHED said...

Stunning card Nic love the image and fabulous colour's and design
Hugs Dianne xx :)

Sue said...

Stunning card and image,I love the colours,hugs Sue xx

Sue said...

WOW!! This is stunning Nic. I love the image, wonderful colouring and such beautiful detailing too.
hugs Sue xx

Ella's Design said...

Wow! Bold and beautiful, Nic! Fab colouring, lots of lovely layers and gorgeous details! Hugs, Lisa x

Pop's Cards said...

Good morning sweetie, this is gorgeous, a gorgeous creation huggles Pops x x x

Doreen said...

Wow fab colours.Love the image ...gorgeous card.xxx

Anna Jasiolek said...

OMG, how many layers are there? This is a beautifully designed and wonderfully colored creation. Thank you for your inspiration!
Anna xxx

Whisper said...

Oh WOW hun this is absolutely amazing and i love the fabby colours and dies too, Luv Sam x

♥Gemma♥ said...

Wow Nic!! This is fab-u-lous!!
hugs and xxx
Gemma

michele said...

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

aussie aNNie said...

Striking card Nic, love those colours wow.xx

CaroleAnn said...

Oh, my she is beautiful - absolutely love the bold colors and the design is wonderful - love the little fan!! Hugs

Boxofcolours said...

Loving the ribbons and bows Nic - great card!
Jane xx

Marie-Louise said...

Fantastic card Nic.

CraftygasheadZo said...

This is fabulous! I too, love bold colours! Thanks also for all your comments recently, love your support of my work and really appreciate it! Take care Zo xx

Debs said...

What a stunner Nic - amazing colouring and the ribbon and fan detail is brilliant.
Debs xx

Debs said...

What a stunner Nic - amazing colouring and the ribbon and fan detail is brilliant.
Debs xx

Creations by Shirl said...

Oooh this is just amazing Coops! The design your colouring and the shape of your card - this is a wow factor...love it all!

Donna Julien said...

What a gorgeous card, I love everything about it especially the fan on the bow, how creative and your color choices are perfect.
Thanks for playing along at Crafting From The Heart, Good Luck :)

Donna
DT Crafting From The Heart

Ingrid Mason said...

Nic, this card is awesome and so beautiful. I love Oriental themes and colours and you have shown so much Oriental in your embellishments ... The little fan and big bow are outstanding but saying that, every element of this card is so beautifully thought out and executed.

Thank you for sharing this lovely card in our challenge this week. Ingrid xx ( OSAAT Team )

heidy said...

Wow what a beautiful card Nic!!
XXX Heidy

Hazel said...

A stunning card in very rich colours. Thanks for joining us at OSAAT. Hazel x

Dortesjs said...

totally great card what a fine job you did many details and very colourful

Martinas Welt said...

OMG Nic...this one is just fabulous!!! I love the style, the colours and wow....what great ideas! There is so much to see...I am speechless! Fantastic hun!
Martina

Netty said...

wow its gorgeous Coops, so beautifully dramatic. Hugs Annette x

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Christina said...

That is a real beauty Coops! Love the coloring!
Hugs Kristel

Viv's Visuals said...

Wonderful Coops!!

Chrissy said...

Stunning Coops..I love the bold beautiful colours and the little fan is a fabulous detail..love the dies and gorgeous image..

luv CHRISSYxx

susiestacey said...

WOW to it all x Susan x

Rebecca Bradshaw said...

This is fabulous! What a brilliant design.
Rebecca.

Lorraine said...

A gorgeous card Nic. She looks fab and I love the bold colours and pretty dies
Lorraine x

coldwaters2 said...

Gosh Nic this is so striking that image is memorising, the ribbon and detail of the design is superb.
hugs
lorraine x

cebelica said...

Geisha (or other Asian images) are not often seen in the Blogland, which I think it is a shame, because I think they are very beautiful. I like the one you used on your card. Beautiful! Hugs! xx

Alisonscraftybitzandbobs.blogspot.com said...

Nic this is breathtaking love the layout, image and colours you have used. Love Alison xx

JANINE QUINN MIDDLESBROUGH, UK said...

Wow Nic, this is stunning. it's so dramatic. Gorgeous! Janine x

Sandra H said...

Oh thats some colour Coops its absolutely stunning x

Sharon said...

This is fabulous Coops. The image is gorgeous and I love the colour scheme and design. A truly striking card.
Hugs Sharon. x

Poppet said...

Gorgeous card Coops, love all the layering.

Thank you for sharing your wonderful work with us at Crafting When We Can Challenges. :-) xx

paper fun said...

Beautiful card. I love the sweet little fan.

Thanks for joining us at Crafts 4 Eternity.

Mari

Jules said...

Stunning work Coops.

A real work of art.

Love how the colours all pop .. .. and all those fantastic layers.

Hope you have a good weekend.

Love Jules xx

Sarah said...

Cor!!! It's a stunner alright!! Gorgeous and such wonderful colours.

Wish I could nick some of your inspiration, could do with it at the moment!!!

Sarah

Kym's Crafty Cards said...

Nic, dark and dramatic, What a stunning card you have made. It fits our challenge this week well of “Easel cards”. Thanks for taking part and good luck. Best wishes, Kym (Delicious Doodles Challenge Blog Design Team Member)

Gemma said...

beautiful, the strong colours on this suit the oriental themes image so well xx

Julie Kitchener said...

wow amazing Coops!!!!!

Sarah said...

Oh wow, wow, wow this is absolutely stunning Coops, beautiful everything, amazing details x

crafty-stamper said...

Stunning easel card love the beautiful image,papers,and fan embellishments and love the gorgeous ribbon and bows-thanks for joining us at OSAAT
Carol DT x

Jennie - The Crafty Wife said...

What an absolutely gorgeous combination of colours you've used. Pastels wouldn't have complimented the gorgeous image as these have done. One word..... Stunning! Thank you for joining us at OSAAT this week. Jennie x

Erin Bentley said...

Wow a lovely card and image, thank you for joining our 5th Challenge, good luck. We hope to see you again soon.

Hugs Erin (DT & Co Owner) x

Maria said...

Amazing card Coops
Hugs,
Maria

Tracey said...

Fabulous!! Stunning card Coops!! So much work went into this, wow. Love the shades of blue. The fan in centre of bow is inspirational addition. Thanks for playing along with us this week at OSAAT, hope to see you back again soon.
Hugs, Tracey (DT)

Lynne in NI said...

Woweeee! What a great image, fab layout and stunning colouring too!!

Judy Corner said...

WOW NIC!!!! This is just fabulous! Absoloutely love it. I see I have missed so much too. Love your Valentine cards, and many others too. Judy x

Vickie Y said...

Wow! What an elegant, gorgeous card! Thank you for playing along with us at Crafting When We Can Challenge.