Wednesday, 10 September 2014

Thank you.

Good morning all.
I hope you are all well.
I had a productive day yesterday although not a crafty one.
I booked an appointment to get my monobrow waxed back to eyebrows ( i kid you not!! ), 2 announcements written out and a photo picked out for the local newspaper to put in for my Mums Birthday next week.
Banners, bunting, balloons and a badge brought for the Birthday girl, i am going to decorate the workplace as we are working together on her Birthday as it is also out promotion changeover day.
Now i just need to get her prezzies on Thursday.
So enough of my waffle and on to my card for today which i am entering into the following challenges:
1.Natalie & Amy`s Challenge - Challenge 24 - Things with wings
2.Live & Love Crafts Challenge - Challenge 27 - Things with wings
3.The Craft Garden Challenge - September challenge - Moodboard inspiration
4.MAWTT Challenge - Its time to shape up
5.Chocolate, Coffee & Cards Challenge - Challenge 73 - Vintage
6.Sentimental Sundays Challenge - Challenge 223 - A touch of vintage

Products used are:
White card
Dovecrafts papers
Docrafts botanicals decoupage bird
Sentiment stamp
Pearls & pearl swirls
White ink
White crochet lace
Green pleated fabric
Go Create scallop and plain circle dies
Spellbinders oval die.
Clay and birds nest mould
Silver berries
Distress tool

A pic of the pretty bird.

The inside.

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


Elizabeth said...

Hi Nic, another stunning card. The decoupaged bird is beautiful and I absolutely love the green roses. Elizabeth xx

Creations by Shirl said...

Wow how beautiful Coops... love all those blooms and that bird just pops right off your card.....

Sarah said...

A totally scrummy card Nic!! xx

Dortesjs said...

waUe stunning and very sweet card dear

Jackie said...

Gorgeous card, very pretty colours :o)
Jackie xx

Sue said...

This is gorgeous Nic, the decoupaged image looks so beautiful, the colours and details look stunning.
hugs Sue xx

Marjorie said...

Stunning card Nic, the decoupage looks fantastic!..
Marjorie xx

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

Beautiful card Nic. Love the gorgeous embellishments and pretty papers. Susan x

susiestacey said...

Beautiful card, lovely image x Susan x

Doreen said...

This is gorgeous Nic,fab design and

tilly said...

how beautiful all your bits are.... a stunning card, Happy Birthday Mum

Lozzy T said...

Absolutely beautiful Nic, gorgeous colours and love all the flowers and how you have added the bird..Hugs Lozzy xx

aussie aNNie said...

LOVE IT Nic gorgeous little bird and placed to perfection...awesome display of goodies..

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Loopylou. said...

swony swoon Nic!! this is just stunning hunny and I love the little fishtail with the sentiment no,it looks like fabric! just gorgeous, huge hugs Lou xxx

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Beautiful creation hun, love the flowers & the bird looks great!

Thank you for sharing with us at The Craft Garden & Natalie & Amy's this month, good luck!
Hugs Shell xx

Kelly Lloyd said...

Wow this is stunning nic. So so pretty x

Marlene Atkinson said...

This is stunning Nic,love everything about it. Marlene

Tracy said...

Oh wow this is beautiful, so my style of card...stunning xxx

Michelle said...

Hope you got your monobrow sorted ha ha ha! Your card is so gorgeous Nic. Lovely flowers and colours! - Michelle x

Rosietoes said...

Really beautiful card Nic. Love the colours. x

Julie said...

This is very pretty Nic, lovely colours

Marilyn said...

Gorgeous! This really is more than a card... it's like a piece of art!

Lau W said...

Oh this is romantic, so beautiful ! Love the color combo !

heidy said...

Just gorgeous Nic!!
XXX Heidy

Debs said...

Totally gorgeous card Nic - the colours are so beautiful and the floral arrangement is fabulous.
Thanks for playing along at MAWTT this week.
Good luck.
Debs xx

Dodici said...

Love this card Nic!It's absolutely stunning!

Sue B said...

Oh Wowzer!! this is gorgeous Coops… I love the sweeet little bird and postcard… it gives the card a lovely vintage feel… the flowers and embellishments are aboslutely stunning!
Hope you have a nice evening!
Big hugs
Sue xx

downrightcrafty said...

gorgeous depth and shaping and such lovely colours a great card
hugs Kate xx

Jacee said...

Wow, this is gorgeous, love the colour and so many 'bit's to look at, beautiful work, love it!!
Hugs Jacee
Simply Paper Card Design

Judy Corner said...

Oh Nic I love this! I really do. Judy x

Sandra H said...

Truly gorgeous card and adorable bird image x

Faye Wynn-Jones said...

Wow, you did have a productive day! And this card is too gorgeous for words x

Rachael Evans said...

Another stunning creation Nic - I love how you've decorated the inside as well as the outside, and the bird is so pretty.

MagsB said...

What an exquisite vintage card! I love the decoupage so much!

love Mags B x

~@ngie~ said...

yet another beauty darl :) I do love your creations :)

love n hugz Angie xXx

Ella's Design said...

You are being a busy bee, Nic and it sounds like you're doing well with the preparations! TBH I don't know how you find the time to craft!
Love your pretty vintage card - the colours are divine and that little bird is so sweet! Hugs, Lisa x

Pat K said...

Absolutely gorgeous Nic....I so love viewing your wonderful creations. hugs, Pat K x

Marianne's Craftroom said...

So gorgeous, love the pretty bird and complementary colours of the flowers. Love to see what you are reading, so many of the authors I love. i am reading the first Private book at the mo x

Whisper said...

Oooo absolutely stunning, Luv Sam x

coldwaters2 said...

Wow this is another stunning card Nic, love how you have the bird nestled on top of those beautiful flowers, brilliant make.
lorraine x

nwilliams6 said...

So many yummy details and colors and fun surprises. A wonderful card Nic. Hugz!

Denise Goeldner said...

Stunning love that colour green.
~ Denise ~
{Denise's Patch of Creativity}

Lorraine said...

Gorgeous colours, image and flowers, love it.
Lorraine x

verybellemakes said...

Gorgeous card!! Love the green and all the decoupage! Thank you for joining the Sentimental Sundays challenge this week, hope to see you again very soon.

Victoria DT

Lynne in NI said...

Wow Nic, this is absolutely fabulous!

Sarah said...

Stunning, stunning, stunning, love all the details & the shape x

Nadja said...

Such a beautiful card!!! Love the lovely mint green color. The design is just fabulous and the details so perfect. Thank you for playing along with us at Chocolate, Coffee and Cards Challenges.

Nadja DT

Astrid said...

Gorgeous card ! Thanks for playing with us at the Craft Garden!

Sandra said...

Wow this is absolutely stunning! I love all details, the little bird, the flowers and the bling. Beautiful design!!!
Hugs, Sandra

Sandra Mathis said...

Hi Nic,
Stunning card! Green and pink is such a fresh combo, and you've decorated the lovely shaped chard beautifully. Thanks for sharing with us at LLC for this month's wings-challenge.

Hugz, Sandy
Owner & Operator @Live & Love Crafts

Kerry said...

It is beautiful. Thanks for joining in with us at The Craft Garden in September. Congratulations - you were our randomly picked winner.