Friday, 31 October 2014

Special Birthday Wishes.

Good morning all.
I hope you are all well.
My coldsores have gone down but they are still there but lots better.
I am off work now for the rest of the week and fingers crossed my working hours will be returning to normal next week :D
So on to my card for today and this is for my MIL who`s Birthday is today so talk about cutting it fine with a card.
I am also entering my card into the following challenges;
1.Alphabet Challenge - S for stitching
2.Just Inspirational Challenge - Occasions (birthday)
3.Partytime Tuedays Challenge - Challenge 187 - Anything goes
4.Natalie & Amy Challenge - Challenge 26 - Stitch It
5.Simon Says Stamp Challenge - Anything goes

Products used are :
Cream card
First Edition papers
Black lace
Peach and beige pleated fabric
Faux stitching
Pearls
Metal butterflies
Sue Wilson die
Hobbyhouse topper
Papermania Mum wording stamp
Roses
Distress tool

A close up of the main bit.

And a sideways view.
Not the best photo, my camera battery started flashing red.
Thanks so much for popping by :D
Lotsa Hugs
Nic.
xxx

45 comments:

Marjorie said...

Wow!! This is outstanding Nic... I love the colours and you have so many lovely textures on there! Beautiful!!
Hugs,
Marjorie x

Jane Savage said...

So pretty, Coops! Love those gorgeous peachy tones and those metal butterflies are fab! Your MiL will adore it!
Have a lovely weekend! xx

Sarah said...

A fabulous card for the M-i-L. The peach topper looks so good with the backing papers and pleated ribbon xx

Sue said...

This is stunning Nic, I love the design and gorgeous colours.
Sue xx

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Enjoy a few days off. Gorgeous card, great colours. Glad your coldsores are getting better x

Janette said...

Gorgeous card Nic, love all the pretty elemaents to it...
You sound like you got run down flower, working to hard..take care.xx

Pamellia Johnson said...

Gorgeous Coops! I love the bits of black nestled amongst the beautiful pastels, such a wonderful contrast! hugs :)

Sheila said...

Gorgeous card. Such pretty colour combo Nic x happy Halloween

Doreen said...

Love the gorgeous design and a fab details.xxx

Kelly said...

Stunning! Mil will love it! Hugs, Kelly

nwilliams6 said...

Beautiful card Nic! Your MIL will cherish this for a long time. I love the black and neutrals and the details are fabulous. Tomorrow is my birthday so Halloween has always been one of my faves. Great job my friend. Hugz

Sarah said...

Absolutely gorgeous card Nic, love the design and colours x

Kaija said...

Oh oh Coops, your cards are so lovely so skillfully made ​​that I could sit all day and admire them.
Hugs Kaija<3

aussie aNNie said...

Hi Nic, this is stunning love the colours so vibrant.xxx
aNNie The Journey is the Start

Sarahshandmadecardsx said...

A gorgeous card for your MIL Nic. I love the flowers, ribbon, lace and gorgeous colours.

Hugs Sarahxx

Marlene Atkinson said...

This is gorgeous Nic, love the colours and design. Marlene

Sue B said...

Oh Wow! this is stunning Coops!! the touches of black look fab with the softer colours… SO beautiful… and the embellies are gorgeous… Love the pretty roses and the ribbon and lace! :-)
glad your coldsores are improving now!
Big hugs
Sue B xx

Michelle said...

Wow Nic you did cut it fine but you did a wonderful job - your card is really beautiful - glad your coldsores are going down - Michelle x

McCrafty's Cards said...

Gorgeous card Coop's, I like the sentiment the flowers and the colours
Kevin xx

Judy Corner said...

This is great Nic. Love that fabric. Happy Weekend. Judy x

Marie-Louise said...

Really beautiful card Nic.

Lee said...

Hi nic,have you tried a bit of tooth paste very lightly rubbed in it helps to take the itching away and dries it up.Sounds daft I know but on the very rare occassion I do get one it works for me.

Your card is sooooo Stunning.xxxx

Christine L said...

Beautiful card - fabulous colours and design.

Hugs
Christine x

Jacee said...

Gorgeous Nic, lovely design and I'm loving the peach tones, so very pretty.
hugs Jacee
Simply Paper Card Design

Crafty Moone Cards said...

Beautiful card.. Sue x

Lady Bug Stampers said...

Oh Coops this is stunning. I love the detail you put into this. thanks so much for joining us this week at Just Inspirational challenges "Occasions"
Linda K. DT

Wendy said...

Stunning card Nic, gorgeous colours and design.
Wendy xx

Gibmiss said...

Hi Coops
Fabulous card... Lovin the colours youhave used... And the stitching.... Gorgeous... Glad you are a lot better...
Hugs sylvie x

Anna Jasiolek said...

Really lovely card, perfect color and paper combination. Love the pleated ribbon. Have a nice weekend!
Hugs,
Anna xxx

Julie said...

This is gorgeous, Nic! Such an elegant design and wonderful elements! Hugs, Juliexx

Bonnie said...

Great card! Thanks so much for participating in our Party Time Tuesday Anything Goes Challenge.

Pat K said...

Very pretty card Nic. Love the pop of black. hugs, Pat K xx

Juls said...

Just beautiful :-) xx

Jackie said...

Stunning card coops, and gorgeous colours :O)
Jackie xx

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

Hi Nic what a gorgeous card for your MIL. Love the papers and layout and that seam binding looks wonderful. Susanx

Lozzy T said...

WOW love your card Nic, absolutely beautiful and bet your MIL love it too..Hugs Lozzy x

Jennifer LaVite said...

Super wow! Your card is simply amazing. The stitching, the ribbon, the lace - it is right up my alley. Stunning! Thanks for joining us at Alphabet Challenges.

heidy said...

This is so beautiful Nic,love it!!
XXX Heidy

Dana S. said...

Just beautiful. Love the layers. Thanks a bunch for joining this weeks challenge at Party Time Tuesdays!

Little K Smith said...

A beautiful card hun, I love the layout and the pretty colours with the splashes of black looks fab :)
Kelly.x

Heather said...

A beautiful card Nic, a gorgeous design and colour scheme....A fabulous penal sentiment and stunning flowers!!

Thanks so much for joining Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
hugs
Heather xx

Janice said...

This is gorgeous, such a super design, Jx

Petti said...

Love all the flower and details!

Melissa Bove (SCS ~ Melissa1872) said...

Gorgeous card! Such a lovely design! So pretty!!

Thank you very much for joining us this week at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog!

hugs...
Melissa

Helen said...

Great card - thanks for joining us at the Alphabet Challenge.

Helen x