Monday, 1 June 2015

Without Words - Summer Holidays.

Good morning all.
I hope you are all well.
I have another full on week this week, extra shifts at work, a work meeting, a school meeting because my laddo is going to Standon Bowers with school soon.
He also has a leavers photo on Tuesday and then next it will be the leavers play and sports day and then finally a prom.
So hopefully I will have time to post some cards.
I really need to manage my time better, watch this space.
Anyhoo we  have  a new challenge for you this morning at the Without Words Challenge and our theme this month is `Summer Holidays`
Remember we are a CAS challenge and the focus must be on an HANDCOLOURED image.
Our sponsor this time around is CRAFTERS COMPANION with a £10 voucher for the winner
Crafter's Companion

So here is card which I am also entering into the following challenges:
1.Whimsy Stamps Challenge - Challenge 83 - Anything but  a square card
2.Simon Says Stamp Challenge - Anything goes
3.I Love Promarkers Challenge - Challenge 271 - Anything but square
4.Inspiration Destination Challenge - Challenge 35 - Anything goes
5.4 Crafty Chicks Challenge - Challenge 248 - Summer
6.Fussy & Fancy Challenge - Challenge 140 - Fun in the sun
7.Chocolate, Coffee & Cards Challenge - Challenge 92 - Summer fun
8.Alphabet Challenge - H for hats and or handbags
9.Crazy 4 Challenges - Challenge 288 - Vacation

Products used are:
Kraft card
Go Create scalloped and plain circle dies
Wood effect paper
WOJ sentiment stamp
Faye Whitaker image
Stickles stardust
White gel pen
Distress tool

A close up of the sweet image.

And a sideways view.
Thanks so much for popping by.
Hugs Nic.


  1. Absolutely stunning Nic! Love that image and your scene is fabulous! Hugs xx

  2. Fabulous image, colour and

  3. Gorgeous and beautiful card Nic love the image and thank you for joining us this week at Inspiration Destination Challenge Blog
    Dianne xx :)
    (IDCB DT)

  4. What a beautiful creation.
    Thanks for participating in our challenge. Good luck and i hope to see you next time again.
    Love DT Anneke

  5. Fab card Nic, love the sweet image, conjurs alot of memories.....
    You sound super busy, the School year is flying by, soon be summer hols.....our kids can't
    Have a nice day.xx

  6. Oh Nic this is fabulous! The wood grain papers really show off that gorgeously coloured image beautifully and I love the seaside theme here.

  7. Hi there Nic, oh I hope the warmth and sunshine arrive soon - 1st of June and I'm still wearing a fleece!! Fab card, teamie xx

  8. Gorgeous card Nic, I love the image and stunning colouring.
    Sue xx

  9. A gorgeous summery card Nic let's hope we get to wear some summer clothes. Gorgeous layout and colours. Marlene

  10. Beautiful card Nic, love the warm colours...hopefully it will encourage the sun to shine...been very cold and wet here today! :) Donna ♥ x

  11. This is such a GEM!! Love this darling image and how you showcased it! The colors and details are simply lovely! Thanks so much for playing Simon Says Stamp Wednesday “Anything Goes” Challenge!

  12. You've done it again, you clever thing!! A gorgeous card!! xx

  13. Oh Wowzer… this is SO gorgeous Coops… what a fab image… you've coloured it so beautifully… love the sparkle on the sea and also really like the wood effect on the frame… everything has come together beautifully on this card!
    Hope you have a good week!
    Big hugs, Sue B xx

  14. Fabulous card Nic and a great image. Hope all goes well with the school
    x catherine

  15. Slow down are making me tired just thinking of all you have to do..fabulous cute the image and colouring and the round shape...gorgeous.

    luv CHRISSYxx

  16. Gorgeous card Coop's, I like the sweet image and the shape
    Kevin xx

  17. hi Nic, gorgeous summery card! The round design looks great too! Hugs, Shelly x

  18. I love this image - they are so cute! Great coloring too Nic. Really fun summer beach card. Love the way you did the ocean too. Hugz

  19. What a delightful image, beautifully coloured, and a gorgeous card.
    Phew! it tired me out just reading about your week :o)
    Jackie xx

  20. Lovely card and gorgeous image, great shape make an interesting card

  21. This is gorgeous, love the background and oerfectly image, great Summer feel, unlike the wearher x

  22. What a beautiful creation.
    Thanks for participating in our challenge. Good luck and i hope to see you next time again.
    Love DT Anneke

  23. Awesome job COOPS! I like the circle and the distressed edges. The image is super cute, and colored wonderfully. Awesomeness for sure. Thanks for playing our Summer challenge at 4 Crafty Chicks.

    Leanne DT

  24. Awh! What a sweet image.. lovely!
    Marjorie xx

  25. Gorgeous CAS card love the summery image and wooden B.paper
    Carol x

  26. Totally gorgeous Nic - awesome colouring as always.
    Debs xx

  27. Super cute! Thanks for sharing and joining us today at Inspiration Destination Challenge Blog. Hope to see you again next week and good luck!
    IDCB Owner

  28. This is so pretty, love the image and beautiful coloring... the glitters on the sea is just the perfect touch, love it. Thank you for joining us at I ♥ Promarkers this week and good luck xx

  29. Love the colour combo & distressed wood look!

  30. Beautiful shaped card, Coops. Delightful image. Fabulous colouring--love your choice of warm summer colours. Love the touches of glitter.
    Thanks for sharing your card with us at the Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenge.

  31. Love Love Love this one Nic - what an adorable image, and you coloured it beautifully. The circle design is fabulous!
    Sylvia xx

  32. Fantastic summer card Nic love the image so much as always your colouring is awesome, loving the card shape,
    lorraine x

  33. So sweet Nic, brings back memories..Hugs Lozzy xx

  34. WOW you have transported me to a beach - just wish i had there super bodies too !! love the design and that wood effect paper too, Luv Sam x

  35. Beautiful colours and layout. Thank you for sharing with us at Chocolate, Coffee & Cards.
    Agnieszka DT


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