Monday, 3 February 2014

Without Words February Challenge - Working 9 till 5

Good morning all.
I hope you are all well.
Today we have a new challenge for you at the WITHOUT WORDS CHALLENGE.
Our theme this month is WORKING 9 TILL 5.So images of people at work.
Please do remember that we are a CAS challenge and that you must use a HAND COLOURED IMAGE on your entry to qualify.
Our sponsor this month is the fabulous:
Quixotic Paperie

Now i admit that i stuggled to find an image for this challenge but then i remember this SC image (Maxine the Florist) that i won and had not used.
I am also entering my card into the following challenges:

1.Dream Valley Challenge - Challenge 74 - No designer paper
2,Inky Impressions Challenge - Challenge 144 - Monochromatic
3.Cute Card Thursday - Challenge 306 - Something new (the image)
4.Crafty Little Fairies Challenge - Lavender and Lace
5.Totally Papercrafts Challenge - Challenge 204 - CAS

Really dissapointed with my photo`s, this looks so much nicer irl but i just couldn`t seem to get a decent pic.
Products used are:
White card
Couture embossing folder which has been inked all over with Milled Lavender distress ink
Stickles stardust
Go Create Oval die
Lilac ribbon
Saturated Canary image - Maxine the Florist
Distress tool

Pro/fleamarkers used are:
Blush, sunkissed pink, coral, cinnmaon
Cool grey 4,5,black
Sandstone, cappuccino, caramel, umber
Heather, lilac, lavender, wild orchid
Antique white, ice grey 1,3

and a sideways view.
This pic shows the colours more to what they are irl.
Thanks so much for popping by, it means a lot ;D
Hugs Nic.


Anna Jasiolek said...

Lovely card with such a sweet stamp! Fresh and beautiful. Thank you for your inspiration!
Anna xxx

Doreen said...

Love the image and papers on this gorgeous

Squirrel x said...

Awesome hunny! xx

Mary J said...

Really beautiful, Nic - love the fresh lilac!

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Lovely colours and what a great image, love her hair

Christine L said...

Loving this lilac Nic.... the image is fab and the embossed panel rubbed over with the ink.... WOWW I gotta have a go at that technique!!

Christine x

Margarets designer cards said...

Hi Nic

I love the image as I used to own a florist shop, it's a brilliant image. After working from 5 am some days I expect that's how I looked at the end if the day.
Gorgeous colours, and beautiful card

Sue said...

Gorgeous card Nic, I love the pretty image, beautiful colouring and pretty design.
hugs Sue xx

Boxofcolours said...

Lavender lovliness!
Jane xx

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

Fabulous Nic, lilac is one of my favourite colours so a real winner with me! Susan x

tilly said...

love this gorgeous image and the lovely lilacs

Marilyn said...

This is so pretty. Love the image of course but I also like how you inked with the embossing folder. I must try that!

Michelle said...

I think your PIC looks OK nic but to be honest when I use purples and lilacs on my cards they seem more difficult to photograph. I love your card anyway. its gorgeous. Michelle x

Creations by Shirl said...

Purples, love those colors... Pretty as can be Coops!

Claire said...

What a lovely card and image. Hugs, Claire x

Sue said...

Hello again Nic, just popping back to say Thank you for taking part in the Crafty Little Fairies Challenge this week.

Lau W said...

So fresh image ! And love your choice of colors !

Debs said...

Fabulous card Nic - beautifully coloured image and gorgeous colours.
Debs xx

Chrissy said...

She is fabulous the colours and the little white spots on her hat and top..gorgeous.


heidy said...

Wow this is gorgeous Nic!!
XXX Heidy

Lorraine said...

Gorgeous card Nic. The image looks fab and I love the soft colours
Lorraine x

Deb said...

So love this hun! The colours are stunning and such a cute image!
Thank you for joining us over at CCT this week!

Pop's Cards said...

Just gorgeous sweetie, hugs Pops x x x

Maria said...

This card is gorgeous. Love the image!


susiestacey said...

Stunning card Nic love the image and all that hair x Susan x

Whisper said...

Simply gorgeous image and am loving the lavendar, embossing and lace too, Luv Sam x

Sue B said...

Ooh this is gorgeous Coops!! what a wonderful image and you've coloured it beautifully! I love the embossing with the pretty Milled Lavender… and the touches of sparkle are just perfect! :-)
hope you have a good week!
Big hugs
Sue xx

Sandra H said...

Simply gorgeous is your card Coops x

crafty-stamper said...

Beautiful image and love the embossed background and lace
carol x

McCrafty's Cards said...

This is so gorgeous Coop's, I like the image and the colours.
Kevin xx

JoanieMc said...

Very lovely card! Love the image and your coloring is fab. Thanks for joining Inky Impressions Challenge and hope you come again.


Jules said...

Hi Coops

A great card and I love the background very much.

Fabby colouring of your image as always.

Have a good day.

Love Jules xx

Nicole Setter said...

This is wonderful. Great image, great colouring, great style. Thanks for joining in at Totally Papercrafts.
Cheers Nic DT

Joey said...

You have chosen the prettiest colours for this card hun, gorgeous! Joey xx

Marie-Louise said...

Beautiful card. Always such fantastic colouring.

Donna said...

Too cute Nic and such a fun the soft pastels :) Donna ♥ x

mixamatoasties said...

Lovely image, beautiful colouring.

Thanks for sharing at Dream Valley this time.


melsanford said...

Oh this is just gorgeous! Thank you for joining our No DPs challenge at Dream Valley :-) Love 'n' hugs, Mel xx

Sarah said...

Beautiful card, gorgeous soft colours and I love the image x