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
Pearl swirls
Go Create oval die - inside
Sentiment stamp
ADFD freebie image - Gathering summer
Promarkers/flexmarkers/polychromo`s/spectrum noir pencils
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.


  1. Very pretty, love the colours & design, Jx

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

  3. gorgeous card love the pretty girly image and embellishments
    Carol x

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

  5. Beautiful Nic sweet image and gorgeous papers,
    Chris x

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

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

  8. A super stepper card and beautiful colours too.

  9. So pretty the sweet little image and colouring.

    luv CHRISSYxx

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

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

  12. 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

  13. Love the fabulous image,this is just

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

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

  16. 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.

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

  18. 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

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

    Tanya xx

  20. So so pretty Nic - lovely colours too - Michelle x

  21. Gorgeous ... Love the flowers :-) xx

  22. 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

  23. 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

  24. 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

  25. 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

  26. 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!

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

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

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


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

  31. 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

  32. 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

  33. Wonderful card, sweet image and beautiful details.

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

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

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

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

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

  39. 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 :)

  40. Hi Coops. such a beautiful card!

  41. 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

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

    Hugz, Sandy
    Owner & Operator @Live & Love Crafts

  43. 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

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

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

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

  47. 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!

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

    Warm hugs

  49. 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 :)

  50. 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

    Crafty Cardmakers and More

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

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

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


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