Saturday, 22 March 2014

Lets Celebrate

Good morning all.
I hope you are all well.
I went the doctors yesterday and everything is fine now ;D
Work for me soon but first a card to share.
Super excited as todays card is using the Cheery Lynn step card die which i have been trying to get  my hands on for about 18months.
I found it just before Christmas on a UK website and hubby said he would get it me for a pressie but it sold out but last Saturday i found it was back in stock and it arrived yesterday so i whipped up this quickie card before work :D
I am entering it into the following challenges:
1.Crafting From The Heart Challenge - Challenge 10 - Anything goes
2.Tuesday Throwdown Challenge - Challenge 187 - Tic, tac, toe ( Bling, digi image, ribbon)
3.Inky Chicks Challenge - Challenge 25 - Lace up your card
4.Crafty Catz Challenge - Challenge 223 - Bling it up
5.Digistamp Boutique Challenge - March customer challenge

Products used are:
White card
Cheery Lynn step card die
Docrafts sew lovely papers
Distress tool
Lace
Ribbon
Hobbycraft gem centre
Gems
Pro/flexmarkers

Pro/flexmarkers used are:
Blush, sunkissed pink, coral, nutmeg - skin
Champagne, sandstone, cappuccino, caramel - hair
Berry, crimson, burgandy,shale - dress
Turquoise, marine, petrol blue - accessories
Buttercup, antique white - glass

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

43 comments:

Crafty Lark said...

Totally fab Nic, love your colour, haven't seen that die before. Hope I don't fall off my spend less wagon, lol. xx Flora

Margarets designer cards said...

Hi Nic

Gorgeous card, beautiful image and lovely layout
Have a lovely weekend
Margaret

Marie-Louise said...

This is fantastic Nic. I had no idea there was a die for this shape of card. Would you mind telling me where you got it? I love this and the image is superb with your usual perfect colouring.

Sue said...

This is gorgeous Nic, I love the image, beautiful colours and pretty detailing too.
hugs Sue xx

Christine L said...

So glad you're all better hon... and your fabbie stepper card is a good way to celebrate... it's GORGEOUS! There's nothing like the feeling of using a brand new die... is there?? Or am I just SAD.... hehe

Have a good weekend..
Christine x

Squirrel x said...

I'd be celebrating too hun after waiting 18 months - stunning card, the image is perfect, and of course so beautifully coloured. Hugs xx

Tracey T said...

A fabulous, fun card and a great colour combo. I love this die - so much easier than doing all that measuring and cutting by hand. Had to get mine from the States but glad you were able to get yours closer to home. Hugs, Tracey x

Marlene Atkinson said...

this is gorgeous Nic, gorgeous image and design. I am so glad everything is fine. Marlene

Mary J said...

Really beautiful Nic - love the gems for the bubbly!

susiestacey said...

Lovely card Nic, love the stamp x Susan x

Kaija said...

Hello Coops on a sunny day :)
Your card is so incredibly stylish and a great color scheme!
How wonderfully compatible with red blue and green. Hugs kaija<3

Pat K said...

Such a fun card Nic...love the colours. Happy to hear all is well. hugs, Pat K x

Judith Taylor - Wright said...

fabulous card hun and ty for joining us at CFTH very good luck x

Tanya said...

Gorgeous card Coops, love the colours and layout!

Glad to hear everything is all alright in the boob department :)

Tags xx

Lorraine said...

A gorgeous card Nic. I love the image and the bold colours.
Have a good weekend
Lorraine x

Creations by Shirl said...

Cheers Coops! love how cute that image is... Great colour combo....

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Very cute and love the colours. Glad you are all ok now hugs x

jimlynn said...

Fabulous card and love your beautiful coloring.
Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Throwdown.
Lynn

Crafty Moone Cards said...

Gorgeous card Nic, glad you are ok now.
Sue x

Crafts-by-Alison.blogspot.com said...

Nic Glad the doctor has given you the news you wanted. Love your card so pretty and I agree that die was worth waiting for. Love Alison xx

crafty-stamper said...

good result at Dr -love the card die and image,beautiful lace and bows and love the bling
Carol x

Pop's Cards said...

Hi sweetie this is simply gorgeous, a gorgeous creation, huggles Pops x x x

Chrissy said...

And it is a good time to celebrate with your good news from the DR.Coops..fabulous card..love the image and the gorgeous lace trim..great die..I try to cut mine out but always mess up..so this die is worth it's weight in gold.

luv CHRISSYxx

McCrafty's Cards said...

Gorgeous card Coop's, I like the image the colours the lace and the design.
Kevin xx

Kelly Lloyd said...

Great card nic, loving that lace too x

Linda Compton said...

So happy you found your stamp. Your shading on the dress is awesome. Glad you are feeling better.

heidy said...

So glad to hear your okay Nic!
Your card is gorgeous!!
XXX Heidy

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

Hi Nic what a fab card! I must admit I have not heard of this die before and I have never made a centre step card either! Love the colour combo really eye popping! Susan xx

Doreen said...

Love this,fab image and colours.x

Lou Mac said...

Fantastico card!
LOVE the addition of the gemstones to the drink and those colours work so well together! xx

Donna J said...

Such a cute image and great design
Thanks for playing at Crafty Catz
Hugs Donna

Sandra H said...

Hi Coops,This is gorgeous such a pretty image used and coloured so beautifully gorgeous papers and layout too! xx

Anita said...

A fabulous card and I love the sparklies from the champagne!

Whisper said...

Oooo absolutely super and i'm not surprised you wanted that die, i want it now :-), Luv Sam x

shampylou30 said...

Beautiful card. Love this die. Glad you finally got one xxxxx

XxJULESxX said...

Gorgeous card Coops!!

Gail said...

Thank you for joining TTD this week - your card is lovely - nice job with the distress tool! I wish you the best on the draw - have a great week! Gail DT

Mirella Diaz-Kaleem said...

gorgeous card Coops! love your choice of colours and fab colouring! I always find fascinating red colouring, as I'm pretty useless at it! yours is awesome! Thank you for joining the Bling it up challenge at Crafty Catz !
Mirella DK
March GDT Crafty Catz challenge – Cute and Crafty Cards by Mirella

nwilliams6 said...

Wow - some really pretty coloring! Great card! So glad you are feeling better now Nic! Hugz!

aussie aNNie said...

Brilliantly made card. Hope all's ok.xxx

Michelle said...

I adore this - the colours are gorgeous and the image lovely. That's a great die you have used. Glad everything is OK with your health - Michelle x

Sarah said...

Gorgeous card Coops, love the shape (the die was worth the wait!), fab image and colours x

Janette said...

Hope you thought the wait was worth it Nic, you certainly made a gorgeous card anyway, love it and the image is super....
Glad you get the all clear hun...
Thanks for sharing with us at CraftyCatz this week.x