Thursday, 14 August 2014

Spread a little sparkle......

Good morning all.
I hope you are all well.
Its my day off work today but no rest for the wicked as we are off out to get our laddo`s uniform updated before its time to go back to school.This time next year it will be the secondary school uniform shopping.I am not looking forward to that, he will need so much, i think i better start saving my pennies.
So enough of my waffle and on to my card which i am entering into the following challenges:
1.Crafty Creations Challenge - Challenge 269 - Flower power
2.Fussy & Fancy Challenge - Challenge 120 - Bingo (pearls, stitching,message)
4.A Day For Daisies Challenge - Challenge 102 - Get glossy
5.Sweet Stampin Challenge - Photo Inspiration
6.613 Avenue Create Challenge - Challenge 84 - Anything goes
7.Just Inspirational Challenge - Pearls & Lace
8.Crafty Cardmakers Challenge - Challenge 120 - Fancy folds
9.Live & Love Crafts Challenge - Challenge 26 - Stitching

Products used are:
White card
Old papers
Cheery Lynn step card die
Flowers
Pearls
Pearl swirls
Lace
Go Create oval die - inside
Sentiment stamp
ADFD freebie image - Gathering summer
Promarkers/flexmarkers/polychromo`s/spectrum noir pencils
Sansador
Glossy accents

The sweet image.

The inside, not the best pic, sorry.

and a sideways view.
Thanks so much for popping by :D
Hugs Nic.
xxx

56 comments:

Janice said...

Very pretty, love the colours & design, Jx

Sarah said...

This is beautiful, a great image and such pretty colours. Fab sentiment too and the "stitching" is a lovely touch xx

crafty-stamper said...

gorgeous card love the pretty girly image and embellishments
Carol x

Jackie said...

What a sweet image and a gorgeous card :o)
Jackie xx

Chris x said...

Beautiful Nic sweet image and gorgeous papers,
Chris x

Sue said...

This is gorgeous Nic. I love the sweet image, pretty colours and beautiful flowers.
Sue xx

Aunty Sue said...

Awesome card and image enjoy your shopping. Twice price next year then with the logos on them.

Rainey's Craft Room said...

A super stepper card and beautiful colours too.
Lorraine

Chrissy said...

So pretty Coops..love the sweet little image and colouring.

luv CHRISSYxx

Jane Savage said...

Beautiful colour combo, Coops and those flowers are gorgeous! xx

Pami said...

Such a pretty card, beautiful colours and I love the sentiment! P x

Janette said...

Gorgeous card Nic, very sweet and love the design...
Hope your day goes well....I remember the nightmare that was School uniforms...and the expense....good luck flower...xx

Doreen said...

Love the fabulous image,this is just gorgeous.xxx

Sharon said...

This is fabulous Coops. The image is divine and I love the gorgeous design.
Enjoy your uniform shopping.
Hugs Sharon. x

Sandra H said...

Beautiful card Coops and l love the image and layout as always your sooo creative x

Lisa xx said...

ooh this is a beaut Nic!

Going back a few years now, but I'm sure I can remember you posting on Docrafts about your boy starting school. Gosh how the years fly by.

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Beautiful hun, love the colours they are scrummy!
Hugs Shell xx

Ella's Design said...

Afternoon, Nic! I too have a year's reprieve before having to buy the secondary school uniform which includes, tie, blazer and all sorts of sports kits! I'd have to remortgage the house if I had one! ;)
Love your pretty fairy card - not done a stepper card in ages! Soft colour tones and fab details. Hugs, Lisa x

Tanya said...

Gorgeous Coops, love the colours and the amazing layout - really special!

Tanya xx

Michelle said...

So so pretty Nic - lovely colours too - Michelle x

Juls said...

Gorgeous ... Love the flowers :-) xx

Lesley Pyle said...

I love this! The image is very pretty and the colours are just lovely! I hope you managed to sort out the uniform (stressful!!!!) Thanks for playing along at Crafty Creations xxx

Christine L said...

Oh Nic.... this is so wonderfully delicate and at the same time so cute too! You really make these images into real characters... that's a gift! I have this little lady in my files too.. I'm going to have to print her out and pop her onto a little card!

Big hugs
Christine x

Viv's Visuals said...

Beautiful Coops. x

Sue B said...

Aww this is really sweet Coops… such an adorable image and you've coloured it beautifully! Love the scrummy papers and embellies… the flowers and pearls are gorgeous!!!
Hope your shopping went well today! ;-)
Have a great evening!
Hugs Sue xx

~@ngie~ said...

this is gorgeous darl.... I love your colouring technique & I love all the added extra's... mine just look too over crowded when I add bits LOL

love n hugz Angie xXx

Jacee said...

Gorgeous Nic, I love the colour, the flowers are so pretty, lovely design.
Hugs Jacee
Expensive this going back to school lark, (been there done that,) they expect Mums to buy so much, don't know where they think everyone gets all the money from, we have two grandchildren just starting school this sept, not five mins since they were babys!

Sue said...

Gorgeous image and card design Nic.
My daughter is doing the same for her two.
Sue xx

Lorraine said...

A gorgeous card Nic. The image looks fab and I love the pretty colour scheme and flowers.
Lorraine x

Sarahshandmadecardsx said...

A gorgeous card Nic. An adorable image and great design and colours.

Sarahxx

Wendy said...

Absolutely gorgeous Nic, love the sweet image and beautiful colours and design.
Wendy xx

Debbie said...

Just gorgeous as always Coops. Thanks for calling in at Sweet Stampin' again this week, it's always lovely to see what you come up with for our challenges and this one this week is stunning. Lovely image and colours. Debbiex

JANINE QUINN MIDDLESBROUGH, UK said...

Such a pretty card Nic - and as always beautifully coloured. Just perfect for our challenge this week. Thank you for sharing and joining in with the fun at Sweet Stampin’ this week and good luck. Hugs Janine xx

debby4000 said...

Wonderful card, sweet image and beautiful details.
luv
Debby

Marianne's Craftroom said...

So cute and love that sentiment

Louise Palser said...

lovely Nic.You always have such great sentiments and images :)Lou x

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

Another beautiful make Nic! Hope you got all the uniform, hugs Susan x

thecraftycavalier said...

Such a pretty card. Love the stitching and the layout. Stunning colouring too. Just yummy. Hugs, Jayne x

Whisper said...

Absolutely gorgeous and am loving the colour combo too, Luv Sam x

Sarah said...

Beautiful card Nic, love the colours and sweet image. Hope you get on ok at the dentist today, I too loathe going :-( x

pinky said...

Gorgeous card Nic, love the dark stitching, really sets the whole thing off. Loving your new profile pic, nice to put a face to you and the lad :)

XxJULESxX said...

Hi Coops. such a beautiful card!

*Jellie* said...

Hi Coops!
I still follow your blog every day you post but because I use a reader I rarely get round to commenting. I'm trying to get back into better commenting habits- I love looking at all your cards. Especially love the sewing today x

Sandra Mathis said...

Very pretty card; beautifully decorated with the many pearls. Thanks for playing with us at LLC.

Hugz, Sandy
Owner & Operator @Live & Love Crafts

Paddington fan said...

Such a pretty card, love the stepper shape and all the pearls too!! Thank you for sharing it with us at Sweet stampin this week and good luck in the prize draw, hugs Jacky x

Denise Goeldner said...

Simply gorgeous xx
~ Denise ~
{Denise's Patch of Creativity}

Wendy Nicola Jackson said...

Such a sweet image. Love the colour combo and your fab card design. Hugs, Wends x

Filharmonica said...

Cute card! Thanks for joining us at LLC this month :-) DT Heidi

Lynne in NI said...

Awww this is so pretty!
Thanks for the tip about the Holland & Barrett cream - I'm gonna pass that on to my friend :)

Sara S. said...

This is lovely. The stitching pops so well, and I love that you echoed the pearls in the center of the flowers between your image and layered flowers.

Thanks for dropping by to share this with us at 613 Avenue Create. Please come back to visit us again!

Maarit at Violets Corner said...

Totally adorable image, it's a fabulous card Nic.

Warm hugs
Maarit

Little K Smith said...

Oohhh this is beautiful Nic! Lovin all the purple, the image is just adorable and a great design too!
Enjoy the rest of the weekend hun :)
Kelly.x

Lin said...

Nic, you never fail to impress. Such an adorable image, beautifully coloured, and perfect design for our fancy folds challenge.

Thanks for sharing with us

Lin
Crafty Cardmakers and More

coldwaters2 said...

Beautiful card Nic love the actual card folds it looks really interesting, the papers, stitching, embellishments and that image are gorgeous i love it.
hugs
lorraine x

nwilliams6 said...

Nic- this is fabulous! What a fun sentiment and the image is cute, cute, cute. What a wonderful and very positive card. Hugz!

Melissa Doherty said...

What a beautiful layout and shape to your card! Thanks so much for sharing at JIC this week! Melissa DT