Wednesday, 30 July 2014

Sweet Snow Bird.

Good morning all.
I hope you are all well, hugs for all who need them.
I have an early start today at work, i promise to catch up with my commenting soon.
Here is my card for today which i am entering into the following challenges:
1.Creative Fingers Challenge - Challenge 44 - Anything goes
2.Crafty Catz Challenge - Challenge 241 - Anything goes
3.Sister Act Challenge - Challenge 67 - Anything goes
4.Cute Card Thursday Challenge - Challenge 331 - For the birds
5.Sweet Stampin Challenge - Take flight
6.Papertake Weekly Challenge - Sketchie free for all (sketch 76)
7.Everybody Art Challenge - Challenge 289 - Favourite stamps
8.Creative Card Crew Challenge - Challenge 67 -Christmas

Products used are:
White card
First Edition papers - Silent night
Go Create circle die
Hessian
Hobbyhouse poinsettia`s
Glamoour dust
Snowtex
Pearls
Distress tool
Justrite sentiment
Stampendous Snow Bird stamp
Polychromo pencils, sansador used for the background blending.
Watercolour card

I only have 16 polychromo`s at the mo so a limited colour palette to work with but already i am in love with these pencils.
Colours used are:
White, Cadmium yellow, Dark cadmium orange
Deep scarlet red, magenta, Light ultramarine
Phthalo blue, Burnt ochre, Walnut brown, Black

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

53 comments:

Debbie said...

A stunning Christmas card Nic. Such a beautiful image and your colouring is fabulous. x

Jules said...

Hi Coops

I am mega behind with my commenting too. We will sit on the naughty step together!!!

Loving your beautiful card and great image. You have used those pencils brilliantly. I think you will be adding a few more to your collection!!

Hope your Son has a lovely summer break from school.

Love Jules xx

Sue said...

This is gorgeous Nic. I love the image, stunning colouring and beautiful papers too.
hugs Sue xx

aussie aNNie said...

Gorgeous card and lovely colours used.xx
♥aNNie The Journey is the Start

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

What a beauty Nic! Love that sweet stamp and your colouring with pencils. I have Prismas and do like them but haven't used them in a while. Have a great day at work, hugs Susan x

cebelica said...

Another one of your stunning creations hun. I love it! And your coloring is amazing. Just wow! Hugs! xx

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Great colouring and gorgeous card

Anna Jasiolek said...

Lovely winter card, I love the way you colored the stamp with pencils, amazing effect. Thank you for an inspiration!
Hugs,
Anna xxx

Anna Jasiolek said...

Lovely winter card, I love the way you colored the stamp with pencils, amazing effect. Thank you for an inspiration!
Hugs,
Anna xxx

Jane Savage said...

Your colouring is amazing, Coops! You can almost see every feather! Love those gorgeous flowers and beautiful papers too! xx

Rainey's Craft Room said...

The robin is beautifully coloured Nic and I like the blended background giving just a hint of sky.
Lorraine

Janette said...

Gorgeous card Nic, love the colouring, am desperate to have ago with pencils again, they are expensive though...will see...lol..xx

Blankina said...

Ohhh I love this card!! What pretty stamp and flowers and papers.
Hugs Blankina

Blankina said...

Ohhh I love this card!! What pretty stamp and flowers and papers.
Hugs Blankina

Sue said...

Gorgeous card and design Nic xx

Christine L said...

You certainly are using those polychromos well Nic.... this colouring is stunning!

Hugs
Christine x

Kylie Kueter said...

oh Coops! This is adorable! Your colouring is fabulous xx
hugs kylie xx

Dortesjs said...

so cute love this small birdie

McCrafty's Cards said...

Beautiful card Coop's that robin is gorgeous, I love it!!
Kevin xx

CRAZYCRAFTSHED said...

Gorgeous card Nic love the image and beautiful colour's and thank you for joining us this week at Crafty Catz
Hugs Dianne xx :)

Marilyn said...

Gorgeous Nic! I love how you coloured this bird and the distressing is perfect on here.

Emily Lauritzen said...

So gorgeous! I love the blended blue in the background. Really makes that sweet birdie pop off the card!
<3 Emily L.

Sandra H said...

So beautiful is your card x

Marlene Atkinson said...

Such a stunning card Nic, gorgeous colouring. Marlene

Marie-Louise said...

Such a gorgeous card. Beautiful image and colouring.

Anna Jasiolek said...

It's me again LOL Thank you for joining our 'anything goes' challenge at Crafty Catz and good luck in the draw!
Hugs,
Anna xxx

Jacee said...

Oh my, this is simply beautiful Nic, the image is coloured to perfection, I love how you have done the shading in blue, looks fabulous, a really gorgeous creation, I absolutely love it!!
Hugs Jacee
Simply Paper Card Design

Doreen said...

Love this,fabulous image and colours.xxx

Martinas Welt said...

I just love this stamp, but I can not buy it anywhere...:( And your newest card with this birdie is really awsome! Love it!
Martina

Michelle said...

So beautiful nic. The Hessian gives the card gorgeous texture and your colouring on this is gorgeous. Love the flowers too. Michelle x

Chrissy said...

Stunning Coops..wonderful colouring and just love this bird stamp..love the snow and flowers..gorgeous.

luv CHRISSYxx

Crafty Moone Cards said...

Gorgeous card Nic.
Sue x

Lorraine said...

A gorgeous card Nic, love your colouring.
Lorraine x

Vicky said...

Gorgeous as always hun.....:o)

Vicky xx

crafty-stamper said...

Beautifully coloured image love the texture and embellishments
carol x

Wendy said...

Absolutely gorgeous Nic, love the image.
Wendy xx

Louise Palser said...

wow!!!! That is gorgeous Nic xx

Jackie said...

A gorgeous card, and as always beautifully coloured :o)
Jackie xx

Marjorie said...

Wow! This is stunning Nic, FABULOUS colouring!!! a truly beautiful Christmas card:)
Hugs,
Marjorie xx

tilly said...

fab colouring on your little robin, a good start to your Christmas collection, thank you for joining our challenge at Crafty Catz and hope to see you again
Tilly

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Stunning hun, love your colouring using these pencils!
Hugs Shell xx

KraftyKoolKat said...

So adorable. Thank you so much for sharing your lovely creation with us at Creative Card Crew.

Hugs
Cathy DT Member
xxxxxxx

coldwaters2 said...

Wow Nic this is just pure magic, wow, that is one awesome image and such a beautiful card design, love it
hugs
lorraine x

Wedgie said...

Soooooo beautiful, I love this card.
Thank you for sharing with us at Sweet Stampin this week, Wedgie xxx

Cass said...

Beautiful card.Love the robin.Thanks for joining us at Sweet Stampin'
Cass xx

mixamatoasties said...

What a beautiful card.

Thanks for sharing at Sweet Stampin'

Susan

Lynne in NI said...

Wow Nic, your colouring is stunning!!

Louise said...

This is just gorgeous Nic and your colouring is so beautiful. Such a sweet image and you've made it into a mini masterpiece xx

Gibmiss said...

Hi Coops
Fabulous card....
Hugs Sylvie xx

Denise Goeldner said...

Adorable xx
~ Denise ~
{Denise's Patch of Creativity}

Joey said...

This is stunning hun, love it. Joey xx

Sarah said...

Stunning card Nic, I love the image and how you've coloured it, such depth of colour and the touches of snow are fab x

Little K Smith said...

Just stunning Nic! I SO need this stamp! Beautiful colouring and I love the pretty flowers too :)
Kelly.x