Wednesday, 18 June 2014

Lazy Summer Days.

Good morning all.
I hope you are all well.
I managed to make this card and one ordered one yesterday so not very productive really.
I am in work early this morning so an early post from me today.
So on to my card which i am also entering into the following challenges:
1.Paper Crafting Challenge - Challenge 12 - In summer
2.Craftitude Challenge - Challenge 67 - Use flowers/and or lace
3.Stamping Boutique Challenge - Challenge 21 - Flower embellies
4.Brown Sugar Challenge - Challenge 98 - Summer
5.Catch The Bug Challenge - June Challenge - Summertime
6.Basteltraume Challenge - Challenge 39 - By the sea/holidays
7.Sparkles Challenge - Challenge 57 - At the beach/summer fun
8.Fantastic Tuesday Challenge - Challenge 40 - Summer at the beach

Products used are:
White card
Presscut step card die
Nitwit papers - mag freebie
Blue ribbon
Hobbyhouse roses
WOJ sentiment
Pearl ink - blue sky
Simply Betty digi stamp
Pro/flexmarkers/spectrum noir pencils
Stickles - stardust

Pens and pencils used are:
Blush, sunnkissed pink, coral, nutmeg
Champagne, cappuccino, caramel, umber
Lime green, bright green, forest green
Cerise, frosted pink, shocking pink, maroon
Ice grey 4, blue grey 2
Glacier blue
62, 63, 64, 72

and a sideways view.
Thanks so much for looking, it means a lot :D
Hugs Nic.


Aunty Sue said...

Fab card nic love ribbon so lush and fab image. Have a great day

Desire Fourie said...

Your colouring is just stunning. And I just adore the pretty girly colours and the scrumptious ribbon.
Hugs Desíre {Doing Life}

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

Wonderful card Nic. Love the colours and how you coloured the water! Susan x

Margarets designer cards said...

Hi Nic

Beautiful card, lovely image with bright and cheerful colours. Lovely layout and shape of the crd

Christine L said...

Oooh I wish I had legs like that!! What a fab summer card.. and I love your design and colour choice as always!

Christine x

crafty-stamper said...

great summery image and love the pleated ribbon and gorgeous bow
Carol x

Doreen said...

Beautiful card,lovely design, image and

Rosietoes said...

Love the shape of this card. I haven't heard of Presscut Coops. The colours are fabulous and the paper is dreamy. x Edna x

Linda Compton said...

Love the way you colored her skin Nic. Those legs are beautiful. The white highlights for the water effect are rocking good. Hugs

Michelle said...

So lovely Nic - that image is fantastic and love the colours and your bunched up ribbon - wonderful - Michelle x

Dortesjs said...

aww this is really SUMMER card
so fresh wants to jump into ocean ;O))

Granmargaret said...

Lovely card. Thank you for joining the challenge at Craftitude

Jacee said...

Super card Nic, the image is really nice, coloured beautifully and I love the ribbon, so pretty.
Hugs Jacee

Creations by Shirl said...

She's fantastic love the image and the pretty detailed scene...

Whisper said...

Oooo fabby and such lovely bright colours too, Luv Sam x

Jacqui Robinson said...

I love the saucy image the inking and oversized bow too. Jacqui DT Craftitude

Sandra H said...

Truly beautiful is your card Coops and your colouring is stunning x

Sandra H said...

Truly beautiful is your card Coops and your colouring is stunning x

Sandra H said...

Truly beautiful is your card Coops and your colouring is stunning x

Lorraine said...

She looks fab and I love the summery colours and pretty ribbon.
Lorraine x

Chrissy said...

She is just fabulous the ribbon and bow..fabulous colouring and card shape..Awesome.


coldwaters2 said...

Wowzer Nic this is stunning love that gorgeous image also how you have done the ribbon at the bottom, awesome work.
lorraine x

Marlene Atkinson said...

Absolutely gorgeous Nic, gorgeous image and design. Marlene

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Lots of lovely skin to colour on this one, fab layout and colour combo, love it

Lizy Bartaby said...

This is gorgeous Coops! I love all the vibrant colour and your fab colouring, as usual! :)
Lizy xx

aussie aNNie said...

brrr good morning Nic, love your card, but it's so cold here in Aussie it makes me shiver, but as always you produce the most awesome cards and colour
The Journey is the Start

Jackie said...

Wonderful card and gorgeous colours :o)
Jackie xx

Martinas Welt said...

Great collurful card Nic! I love summer themes =)

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Just gorgeous hun, love the colours & the ribbon looks fab!
Hugs Shell xx

Pop's Cards said...

Good morning sweetie, this is stunning, hugs Pops x x x

Lynsey said...

Hi Coops this is such a lovely summery card!
Hugs Lynsey x

Faye Wynn-Jones said...

Amazing! Nuff said! X

catherine said...

A fabulous card Nic. A great image and such wonderful bright summery colours
x catherine

Monika Reeck said...

ooh wooowww dear Coops your card TOTALLY adorable Looveee the sweet image and how you coloring her perfect and nice ribbon too and how you did the shape...really I love your Summer card..

Your Summer card for Paper Crafting challenge is perfect...thank you very much to join the fun with us

GDT at Paper Crafting Challenge

Julie said...

very pretty and beautifully coloured as always

Crafty Lark said...

Wonderful fun card Nic. Beautifully done in every detail. Flora xx

Donna said...

Stunning card Nic, love all the layers and the way you've done the ribbon...stunning :) Donna ♥ x

Lozzy T said...

Love your card Nic, happy card with the colours and image you have used..great design and love the ribbon and bow..Hugs Lozzy xx thank you for the message regarding blogger. tried allsorts and still a no no. bloglovin is letting me see nearly everyone's posts but some i cant leave a comment on..oh well me fingers crossed it rights its self..have a great weekend

Denise Goeldner said...

Lovely summer card, very pretty.
~ Denise ~
{Denise's Patch of Creativity}

Jenn Zeeb said...

Thanks so much for playing along with us this week for the Catch The Bug "Summertime theme challenge” with Bugaboo Stamps! Just loved your card, and hope to see more of your work in future challenges!

Bugaboo Stamps DT
Jenn Zeeb


Oh wow - the luxurious bow is a wonderful embellishment for your pretty girly card! Thanks so much for entering our SUMMERTIME challenge at Bugaboo Stamps' Catch the Bug this week. Good luck in the draw, and please join us again soon!
luv'n huggz
Jen Leeflang

Sue Bridesmith said...

Gorgeous Creation....Just perfect for our challenge over at Fan-Tastic Tuesday, thank you for joining us, we would love you to join us again next week for another fun challenge.....
Suzy B Owner Fan-Tastic Tuesday

shampylou30 said...

Another fab card love this image and love your colour combo xxxxx

nwilliams6 said...

Love the card shape and shapes you have on it too! That alone is stunning, but then the image you colored so perfectly and all the fun colors and details really make this special. I particularly love how you did the ribbon (kind of mimics waves of water). Hugz!

Min said...

What a fun card! Love the ribbon and colors!
We're so glad you decided to play along with our SUMMERTIME challenge at Bugaboo Stamps! We hope you'll join us again this week for our latest challenge!
Hugs & Happy Days!
Bugaboo Asst DT Coordinator

Hazel said...

Thanks for sharing your lovely crafting for Fan-tastic Tuesday challenge 40: summer at the beach - hope to see you again soon, Hazel, DT x

Sarah said...

Fabulous summery card Nic, love how you've coloured the image, just beautiful x

Little K Smith said...

A fantastic summer creation Nic, I love the layout and how you've done the ribbon too :)

Faye Wynn-Jones said...

This card made me smile. Gorgeous. Have a great weekend x

Michaela/Bastelmichaela said...

A beautiful card, a great design and wonderful colors.
Thanks for joining us this week at
Bastelträume .
Hugs Michaela

Helene Siermans said...

Wow, this is fantastic!

Love the way you coloured the water!
It look stunning with the ribbon too.

Thank you for playing along with our At the beach/Summer fun challenge at Sparkles Monthly Challenge. Good luck!

Jo said...

Love this card Coops! Thanks so much for sharing with us over at Sparkles Challenges this time & good luck!
hugs Jo x