Friday, 30 January 2015

Life is short...............

Good morning all.
I hope you are all well.
I am in work tonight but first a card to share which i am entering into the following challenges:
1.Glitter N Sparkle Challenge - Challenge 121 - Pearls and swirls
2.Deep Ocean Challenge - Challenge 96 - Laces and pearls
3.The Paper Shelter Challenge - Challenge 188 - Layers, lots of layers
4.Pennys Paper Crafty Challenge - Challenge 212 - Anything goes
5.Simon Says Stamp Challenge - Anything goes
7.4 Crafty Chicks Challenge - Challenge 231 - Anything goes

Products used are:
Cream card
First Edition papers
Laces
Ribbon
Distress ink - Tea dye
Distress tool
Spellbinders floral oval
Pearls
Pearl swirls
Handmade decorative pin
Creative Expressions stamp - Life is short

A close up of the sentiment.

A close up of the pin and swirls.

And a sideways view.
Thanks so much for looking.
Lotsa Hugs
Nic.
xxx

44 comments:

Sue said...

This is gorgeous Nic, I love the sentiment and beautiful detailing.
Hugs Sue xx

Sammy said...

This is soooo pretty! Love it! x

Jane Savage said...

How true!!! :) Gorgeous, lush feminine card, Coops! Your handmade pin is amazing!
Have a lovely weekend! xxx

Sheila said...

Nic this is stunning. I love the vintage look and the colour is fabulous. Great sentiment too! Hope you have a good weekend x

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

A beautiful and elegant card Nic, love your handmade pin. Susan x

CRAZYCRAFTSHED said...

Gorgeous and beautiful card Nic fabulous colour's and design have a lovely weekend
Dianne xx :)

Whisper said...

Oooo that sentiment is so up my street, as i have such a sweet tooth, what a stunning layout too, Luv Sam x

Sandra H said...

Oh wow Coops your card is stunning x

Viv's Visuals said...

A great stamp Coops! Fab card. x

Pamellia Johnson said...

Gorgeous Coops! Love that pin with the pearls on it, so elegant!! hugs :)

Gibmiss said...

Hi Coops
Fabulous card... Love that sentiment....

Hugs Sylvie xxx

Rainey's Craft Room said...

Beautiful lace and details on this card Nic, a great stamp too.
Lorraine

Michelle said...

Gorgeous card Nic. Love the sentiment (so true) and the lovely shabby chic / vintage look and colours - Michelle x

CaroleAnn said...

Two words - Just Gorgeous!! Hugs

Kelly Lloyd said...

Brilliant sentiment and card nic.
Love the creams and beautiful embellishes
Hugs Kelly

Debs said...

Beautiful card Nic - love the sentiment and the lace and ribbon are gorgeous.
Debs xx

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Beautiful hun, love the soft colours, the layers & all the added details!
Have a great weekend
hugs Shell xx

Christine L said...

LOL a wonderful sentiment Nic - it made me smile... love this fabbie card!

Christine x

Margarets designer cards said...

Gorgeous, beautiful and lovely image,
Margaret

Chrissy said...

A gorgeous card Coops..love the pretty lace [must go shopping]and a fun sentiment..love your pin and lush bow.
Have a wonderful weekend.

luv CHRISSYxx

Lorraine said...

Ha ha! love the sentiment....don't need telling twice! A brilliant card.
Lorraine x

coldwaters2 said...

Stunning card Nic the whole design is spectacular and classy, love that sentiment it made me smile, excellent creation.
hugs
lorraine x

pinky said...

So so so so pretty!

McCrafty's Cards said...

Beautiful card Coop's, I love the design & the colours
Kevin xx

Wendy Nicola Jackson said...

NIc this is utterly gorgeous! Love all the laces and that fab sentiment. Gorgeous papers too hunny. Hugs, Wends x

Tamie said...

WOW FACTOR is what your creation has with the very soft colors, lace, pearls stitching, dies...every little detail makes the sentiment pop. Thank you for rockin our anything goes challenge at 4 Crafty Chicks.

Tamie DT

Marianne's Craftroom said...

That made me smile, great sentimwnt. Fabulous colours, love the lace and pin, I need one of those kits

Virginia Lu said...

This is so beautiful! Love the lace treatment and details! Your faux stitching really adds a lovely thouch, too! Thanks so much for playing Simon Says Stamp Wednesday “Anything Goes” Challenge!

crafty-stamper said...

Absolutely stunning love the gorgeous bow,pearls and beautiful pin and lace
Carol x

Jackie said...

Fabulous card and very sensible sentiment :o)
Jackie xx

Boxofcolours said...

Hee hee, my hubby always laughs at me when we go out to eat - I check the dessert menu first, so if there is something I like I skip the starter & choose a light main!! Great card Nic
Jane

Boxofcolours said...

Hee hee, my hubby always laughs at me when we go out to eat - I check the dessert menu first, so if there is something I like I skip the starter & choose a light main!! Great card Nic
Jane

Boxofcolours said...

Hee hee, my hubby always laughs at me when we go out to eat - I check the dessert menu first, so if there is something I like I skip the starter & choose a light main!! Great card Nic
Jane

Lee said...

Stunning,love the colour combo and the embellies.Hope you are all keeping snuggly.xx

Jacee said...

So very pretty Nic, love the delicate colours and the lovely pin, gorgeous!
hugs Jacee
Simply Paper Card Design

Sue B said...

What a wonderful sentiment Coops… it looks fab as main focal point! Love the scrummy papers and embellies! :-)
Hope you have a lovely weekend!
Big hugs, Sue B xx

Lynne in NI said...

Fab card Nic ... And I agree 100% with that sentiment ;)

Donna said...

So gorgeous Nic and so pretty, beautiful selection of lace and ribbon too! :) Donna ♥ x

Pat K said...

Another gorgeous, elegant card Nic with a sweet sentiment.
Thanks for playing along with us at The Paper Shelter this week. hugs, Pat K xx

nwilliams6 said...

I am so in love with this card! My daughter actually did this today - she at a giant piece of freshly baked and still warm banana bread with lots of butter before she ate lunch. I had to laugh. She would love this wonderful card too. Love all the bling and the colors. Wonderful! Hugz

Kelly said...

Wonderful and I totally agree with the sentiment! Hugs, kelly xxx

Jennifer Smith-Kirk said...

Gorgeous card Nic, love all your embellishments and how you have put the card together, good luck with the challenges, I am sure you will do well x x x

Laura W said...

Such a beautifully elegant card. Thanks for playing along at Penny's challenges. See you Wednesday for a new one!

Vannessa said...

This is just so elegantly beautiful! Love all the gorgeous trims! Thank you for joining in The Paper Shelter Challenge this time. Hope to see you again.

Hugs, Vannessa
TPS DT