Saturday, 1 February 2014

Sketchy Challenge GDT - Challenge 65

Good morning all.
I hope you are all well.
Fingers crossed this post has published as it is scheduled and i am at work.
Today i have the honour of joining the fabulous talented ladies at the SKETCHY CHALLENGE as  a GDT for this challenge.
It is challenge 65 with a stunning sketch by Karina.
I am also entering my card into the following challenges:
1.The Ribbons Girls Challenge - Anything Goes
2.613 Avenue Create Challenge - Challenge 56 - Anything goes
3.Everybody Art Challenge - Challenge 263 - Hearts
5.I Love Promarkers Challenge - Challenge 204 - Love is in the air
6.Milkcoffee Challenge - Valentines/Love
7.CRAFT Challenge - Challenge 244 - Love/Valentines
8.Little Miss Muffet Challenge - Challenge 78 - luuuuurrrvvve

Products used are:
Black card
Docrafts papers - Sew Lovely.
Faux stitching
Go Create circle die
Swirl Die i think is by joycraft
Wooden heart coloured with apricot promarkers and glittered
Hobbyhouse roses
Stickles - stardust
Saturated Canary was a free one on a Cd rom with a craft mag

Pro/flexmarkers used are:
Blush, sunkissed pink, coral, cinnamon,warm grey 4, apricot
Vanilla, pastel yellow, mustard, raw sienna
Oatmeal, saffron, apricot
Lipstick red, berry, crimson,burgandy, cool grey 5
Sorry i can`t remember the blues

and a sideways view.
Thanks so much for looking, it means a lot and thanks so much to the Sketchy Challenge ladies for asking me to join them for this challenge.
It has been an honour.
Hugs Nic.


Cordine said...

Gorgeous card Nic!
And thanks for being our first guest designer at Sketchy challenge!

Sandra H said...

Morning Coops.........Oh this is gorgeous just love this image and your colouring beautiful sketch too xx

aussie aNNie said...

Yeppers, a super card again Nic, love the blonde hair...and curly...looks a fab card...have a great weekend.xx

Doreen said...

This is just gorgeous Nic,love the fab image and great

tilly said...

you have made her look so pretty, have a nice weekend

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Congrats on the GDT spot, gorgeous card, love the range of bright colours and fun image

crafty-stamper said...

Beautiful image and fantastic colouring love the eyes and ow you coloured the hair
carol x

Mary J said...

How fab, Nic! Love how you did her hair!

Anna Jasiolek said...

What a lovely card! I adore the way you've colored her hair, so simple and clever! Thank you for your inspiration!
Anna xxx

Sue said...

Gorgeous image and colours,love the flowers.
Hugs Sue x

Chrissie said...

Absolutely adorable Nic and I love the gorgeous colour palette you've used too.
Chrissie xx

Pop's Cards said...

Good morning sweetie, this is just gorgeous, love your creation, big hugs Pops x x x

Viv's Visuals said...

Brilliant card as always Coops!

Jacki Daniels said...

Hi Nic
what a gorgeous image I missed that mag :o( oh well beautifully coloured as always great sketch and love the papers too
enjoy your weekend I have to concor mount iron me again!!! :o(
Jacki x

Margarets designer cards said...

Hi Nic

Hope you are not working too hard,
Gorgeous card, love the design and the image
Have a nice weekend

Christine L said...

Gorgeous SC image Nic.. (think I may have that tucked away somewhere - did that craft mag ever publish a second?) Love the colours you've used and what fab stitching!

Christine x

Marlene Atkinson said...

A gorgeous card Nic, gorgeous colours, image and design. Congratulations on your GDT spot. Marlene

kayjben said...

Love love love this coops

Pat K said...

Gorgeous card, beautifully designed and love the colours..makes me think of spring. hugs, xx

Suzie's Card Den said...

Gorgeous card, love your colouring - hope you have a good weekend.
Suzie xx

Sue said...

Stunning card Nic. I love the image, amazing colouring and gorgeous detailing.
Congrats on your GDT spot too.
hugs Sue xx

Claire said...

Gorgeous card hun, love the image and your fab colouring and great colours too. Have a lovely day. Hugs, Claire x

sue said...

well done on your GDT spot,fab card perfect colouring as always. sue xx

Clevercrafter said...

Love her hair! Great colourful card and congrats on the GDT.

Joey said...

FABULOUS card hun, love your colourwork on this hun. Joey xx

Debbie said...

A fabulous card Nic. Great image and such beautiful, striking colours. Love it. x

Shazza said...

this is gorgeous, I so wish I had managed to get my hands on that mag/CD

Jo said...

Fabulous, her hair looks amazing!
hugs Jo x

Crafty Moone Cards said...

Gorgeous card Nic, your colouring is amazing as always. Sue x

jean said...

wow this is stunning, just love the whole card, fab alyout, coulurs and such a great image xxx

Donna Mosley said...

OMG! Gorgeous card Nic, love the stunningly coloured image and very scrummy design.

Donna x

Lorraine said...

A gorgeous card Nic. A fab image and I love the pretty papers.
Have a lovely weekend
Lorraine x

alex said...

Great card, love the image and design, thank you for playing at 613 Avenue Create

susiestacey said...

Gorgeous card Nic, beautiful colours x Susan x

Maria said...

love your coloring!

SoniaW said...

Love this card, fab colouring as ever! Loving the inspiration x

Susan Sieracki said...

Your card is so pretty. I love the color palette you used. Thank you so much for joining us this week at 613 Avenue Create. We hope you'll join us again next week!

Tina said...

Fab card love the layout and image, beautiful colouring as always. Tinaxx

Wendy said...

Gorgeous card Nic, fabulous image and colours.
Wendy xx

~ginny said...

Oh my Coops! First are the incredible BLUES you used on this image! WOWZA! Hit you in the face blues! My 2nd things are the incredible layering you have done with this one - the shapes, the sewing, the papers! Thanks so much for taking the time to share your project & creativity
~ginny, DT for 613 Ave Create: ATG Challenge
RubberMAD (

Anne Lise Johannessen said...

Wow I just love this card! Beautiful coloring too! Thanks for joining our challenge at Just Inspirational challenges.
~ Anne Lise ~

Michelle said...

so gorgeous nic. I love her blonde hair and the bold colours of the whole card. gorgeous embellishments too. Michelle x

La Papera Gialla said...

Gorgeous card! I love your coloring, especially the hair!
Thanks for playing with us at C.R.A.F.T. Challenge this week!
Monica - DT

Marilyn said...

I love this image and how you've coloured it. It just popped out at me as I scrolled down and I love it!

Judy Corner said...

Love this! Your colouring is always amazing! Judy x

lindyloo said...

oh I love the image and your card is perfect for our challenge at C.R.A.F.T
LINDA DT member

Lynne in NI said...

Oooh she's fabulous, LOVE how you coloured her hair :)

Elaine said...

Congratulations on your GDT!!!

Such a beautiful card in these gorgeous bright colours, perfect to cheer up anyone after all the dark and dreary weather we've had lately.
Your faux stitching is fab..I wouldn't have known it wasn't real stitching, it looks so good.

Big hugs to you
Love Elaine xxx

Janice said...

Great colouring and a brilliant card Nic, Jx

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

Great card Nic, love your colouring and the flowers look so pretty with that heart and flourish! Susan x

Emily Lauritzen said...

This is so incredibly darling! I just love all the gorgeous layers with this little cutie! So wish I could afford that magazine..I've loved every single image I've seen from it!..
Amazing card, as always!
<3 Emily L.

Wendy Fraser said...

So sweet and I love the vibrant colours. Thanks for joining us at I Love Promarkers xx

Jane said...

Just fabulous Nic, love the layout and hues. Jane x

Rebecca Craig said...

Love the bright colors! Thanks for joining us over at Little Miss Muffet!

Sammy said...

such a fab image. Love the striking colours! Thank you for playing along at Milk Coffee this challenge. Sammy-x

Sarah said...

Wow this is gorgeous Coops, beautiful colouring x