Tuesday, 4 February 2014

Crafts and Me - Inspiration Photo

Good morning all.
I hope you are all well.
I am off out for breakfast in a mo and then a lazy day planned.
Today we have a new challenge for you at the CRAFTS AND ME INSPIRATION AND CHALLENGE BLOG and a couple of new DT members too, do pop across and give them a warm welcome.
Our challenge this month is this fabulous inspiration photo:
Gorgeous isn`t it.

The prize this month is Two of our artist Michele Roo new release digital design sets of your choice from the store

*New*Caitlin Digi Paper, Insert & Element Set *New*Love and Romance Digi Paper, Insert & Element Set


Here is my card which i am entering into the following challenges:
1.Divas By Design Challenge - Vintage with lace
2.Crafty Catz Challenge - Challenge 216 - Anything goes
3.As You Like It Challenge - Showcase and explain your fav style (weelllllllllll now i love all styles of cardmaking but one of my absolute favs is vintage.i love the romantic soft photos you can get, the gorgeous girly details you can add and the muted colours)
4.Papercrafting Journey Challenge - Emboss that (frantage heat embossing)
5.ABC Challenge - E is for Embellish it
6.The Hobbyhouse Challenge -Anything goes

Products used are:
Cream card
Docrafts papers 
Cream lace and ribbon
Go Create oval die
White acrylic paint
Stampendous frantage embossing powder - shabby pink
Hobbyhouse Roses and Pearl centres
Cream roses from my stash


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Close up of the beautiful vintage image.

 a close up of the embellies.
Another close up so you can see the frantage embossing.
and a sideways view.
Thanks so much for popping by, it means a lot :D
Hugs Nic.xx


56 comments:

Claire said...

I love your vintage creation Nic - an absolutely stunner. Hugs, Claire x

Jackie said...

Wonderful vintage card :o)
Jackie xx

debby4000 said...

stunning vintage card.
luv
Debby

Doreen said...

This is gorgeous,fab image and design.x

Marianne's Craftroom said...

The inspiration photo is so you Nic and your card is gorgeous, love the soft colours and that fab vintage image

Sharon said...

This is gorgeous Coops. Such a beautiful image and I love the flowers and design.
Enjoy your relaxing day.
Hugs Sharon. x

Sue said...

Gorgeous card,love your image and embellies.
Have a lovely day.
Hugs Sue xx

Viv's Visuals said...

Beautiful Coops!

Lorraine said...

A beautiful vintage card Nic. I love the design and all the pretty embellies.
Lorraine x

Rebecca Bradshaw said...

So beautiful, I love your fabulous embellishments.
Rebecca.

Sue said...

Stunning card Nic. I love the vintage image, gorgeous papers and beautiful detailing.
hugs Sue xx

Gibmiss said...

Hi Coops
This is stunning... Love everything about it....
Hugs Sylvie
Enjoy your day....x

Michelle said...

you do vintage beautifully nic - its so gorgeous especially with all those little details you have added - Michelle x

Bridie Payne said...

Another stunner!

Thank you so much for leaving a lovely comment on my blog

Have a Great day!

Hugs

Bridie@BGPayne Crafts

Becky said...

Beautiful card, Nic.
Love the embellishments you have used.

Becky x

Jane said...

Just beautiful Nic, well done. Jane x

Whisper said...

WOW hun, it is absolutely stunning and you are inspiring me to buy some Frantage and have a play too, thanks hun, Luv Sam x

Lau W said...

So lovely card, very pretty, elegant !
xxx

Deb said...

absolutely stunning, love the lace bow!
Debxx

Sue B said...

Ooh this is gorgeous Coops! what a beautiful image and I love the pretty papers and embellishments… the frantage looks so fab… I really like it on the roses! it's a wonderful vintage card! :-)
Thanks for joining us at Divas by Design this week!
Hope you have a great day!
Hugs Sue B xx

Kate at the Hobby House said...

ah Nic love your vintage creations super detailing and gorgeous embellies, of course spotted those Hobby House product and thank you for mentioning them in your post and joining us at the challenge
Hugs Kate xx

Sarah-Jane said...

Absolutely gorgeous. I love the image and the embellishment are wonderful.
Sarah-Jane xx

Christine L said...

Vintage and stunning... that lace bow is FABULOUS!

Hugs
Christine x

sandy's crafty bits said...

wow amazing card nic ... so much to look at ... hope you are well ... and enjoyed your breakfast ... happy crafting and love sandy xx

heidy said...

Stunning Vintage card Nic!!
XXX Heidy

nnalorac said...

Love your gorgeous card Nic. Love your reasons and those Roses are so yummy looking. Thanks for sharing with us over at AYLI? Carolxx

Pop's Cards said...

Hey sweetie, this is stunningly gorgeous, love your colour choices too, big hugs love Pops x x x

Lozzy T said...

Gorgeous Nic, so elegant and beautiful and loving your bow..Hugs Lozzy xx

Debs said...

What a stunner Nic - beautiful image and amazing detailing.
Have a great evening.
Debs xx

Julie said...

you've capture the feel of the inspriration photo perfectly, fab job

Sandra H said...

Oh my goodness such a beautiful Vintage image Coops and lots of lovely embellishments to compliment your finished card xx

Suzie's Card Den said...

Wow this is so beautiful, it must have taken you such a long time - stunning.
Hugs
Suzie xx

Crafty Moone Cards said...

So beautiful. Sue x

Kelly Lloyd said...

Fantastic interpretation of the photo nic.
Love this beautiful card
Hugs Kelly

Jude said...

Gorgeous card Coops and such beautiful detail added.
Hugs Jude x

Jac said...

WOW! Stunning card, love it all, fabulous details, thanks for joining us at Crafty Catz this week, Jac x

Shirley said...

Gorgeous vintage card, pretty colours and image.
Shirley xx

Sarahshandmadecardsx said...

A stunning vintage card Nic. I love the image and your gorgeous flowers and lace.

Hugs Sarahxx

crafty-stamper said...

beautiful vintage image and gorgeous bow and embellishments
Carol x

Joey said...

So very beautiful hun, love the detail on those flowers. Joey xx

Marie-Louise said...

Such a pretty feminine card Nic.

Chrissy said...

This is just stunning Coops..can tell you put your heart into it..love the vintage image and flowers...so beautiful.

luv CHRISSYxx

Marlene Atkinson said...

A stunning vintage card Nic, gorgeous image and embellishments. Marlene

aussie aNNie said...

another wow factor Nic, love the flowers with the frantage, not game enough to try that, love your bow, it's gorgeous...xx

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

A stunning card Nic, beautiful image and so gorgeously embellished - WOW!!! Susan x

Janette said...

At last.....I was trying to leave you a comment yesterday and could I get it to even acknowledge me at all....BLOGGER.......NO...lol....
This is so stunning Nic, simply gorgeous...xx

Elaine aka Ellapu said...

Beautiful creation - thank you for joining in with our challenge this week over at Eclectic Ellapu.
Elaine aka Ellapu

Julie Gleeson said...

Wow your card is beautiful! So many wonderful details!I just love Vintage! Thank you so mach for sharing at ABC Challenge! Hugs Julie DT xox

Jill Norwood said...

Vintage loveliness my dear!

Patty Sue 2 said...

I am in awe, your card is lovely! Thank you for joining us at ABC Challenge! Good luck and I hope we see more of your lovely work in the future!

Donna said...

Absolutely stunning Nic, love the image and your flower detail is amazing :) Donna ♥ x

SoniaW said...

Coops - i was in search of some inspiration for a card i have been sitting on for ages and need to get it done and voila! i just love the layout and the way you have used frantage on your flowers! I am going to benchmark this for my card order! Son x

Grenouille Greetings said...

Ooooh one of your lovely vintage creations, Nic. And it's a beauty! Hugs, Lesley

Pami said...

Stunning card hon, so elegant, I love all the detail with the flowers and pearls, just beautiful. Thanks for sharing with us at the Hobby House! Pami x

alethea said...

What a stunning card! Thanks for joining us at PCJ last week.. HUgsxx

Sarah said...

Stunning vintage card Coops, love all the detail and the image is fabulous x