Monday, 3 May 2010

3 quickies.xx

good evening all, feeling a bit yuk again today.will have to keep popping the tabs.back to work tomorrow too but off again on thursday :)
i have got 3 quickie cards to share with you today.made why my little man was in his bedroom being a storm trooper on his playstation.i have also managed to make 2 male cards out of the 3.lots of pics again too :s

card 1.i have used the clare curd mans stamps and sentiment which reads "it takes years of abuse to achieve a body like this".dark navy and red card.i have hand doodled the background with my promarker fine liner and coloured with promarkers.few buttons to finish.simples.xx

promarker colours used are:
SKIN=ivory,blush,dusky pink, soft peach.
JEANS=pastel blue,cornflower,china blue,midnight blue.
TSHIRT=red,ruby,cardinal red.
background using the same colours apart from true blue.

a sideways view.

card no2.i stamped with a hero arts checked stamp with tumbled glass and broken china distress inks.i then randomly drew some line with my promarker fine liner and why the inks were still wet, i dragged a sponge across to make it blurred.personal impressions sentiment and bus image.same inks used over the bus.matted onto white and navy card and a bit of faux stitching and a couple of buttons.simples

close up of the image.

and a sideways view.

card no3.artemio stamps used stamped with black archival ink.i then sponged over with distress inks in mustard seed,dried marigold,rusty hinge and worn lipstck.mounted onto brown parcel paper and black card.more brown parcel paper and some faux stitching. a bit of gingham ribbon and a hero arts sentiment.this is my fav.

close up of the topper.

and a sideways view.i hope you like these ones.i really enjoy playing with my stash and find these ones so quick to make.i also notice i have a few more followers.thankyou so much.i am thrilled and please do leave a comment so i know you`ve popped by.don`t be shy, like me :)
hubby should be back in a mo with fish and chips, yum.late tea again tonight.well enjoy the rest of your evenings.ttfn.luv


Vicky said...

Hi Love, Another beautiful set of cards!, love the second one, the image of the bus reminds me of when I was a small girl growing up in London, just gorgeous!!and I love the colours on the last one too,
Take care and have a nice day at work! love Vicky xx


Hi Nic
Fabulous cards,especially the one with the flowers,so beautiful,
Hugs Dianne xx :)

Lizzy said...

Hi Nic, another gorgeous set of cards from you again hun, I luv em all but gotta say my fav is no 3 ... that one is stunning... the colours are really beautiful xx Lizzy xx

Carol said...

Hi Nic! WOW, such stunning cards again!! Don't you wanna hand some of that talent my way lol. Luv all three cards. Hope you'll feel tons better in the morning! Lotsa luv xxxx

Aunty Sue said...

more brilliant cards nic but look after yourself and get better dont over do it at work. Hugs Sue

XxJULESxX said...

Oh! what fabulous cards!!!! hope your feeling better?!

Little K Smith said...

Great cards Coops, fab sentiment on the top one and beautiful distressing and colours too. Get well soon.

Elaine Stark said...

Great set of cards, hope your feeling better. Elaine

Delphine said...

What gorgeous "quickies", as you call them! I love the sentiment on the first card, the stunning colours and great layout of n°2, and the image and AMAZING colours of n°3! Thanks for sharing and explaining! I hope you feel better soon. Hugs Delphine xx

kay said...

super set of cards,loving your backgrounds,hope you feel better soonx

Lynn said...

Great cards, particularly love the first one, I recently bought this set of stamps but haven't used them yet.

Lynn x

Mina said...

the first one is so funny Nic love the image and sentiment...the other two aresimply stunning
Mina xxx

Jennifer said...

Gorgeous cards Nic. Love what you do with your Distress inks! xx Jenny xx

Charleigh said...

Gorgeous cards nic,love the 3rd one,and saw ur cards in sues too,there ace,keep givin us mere crafters inspiration babes,love chaelee xx (Denny's sis)

Julie said...

Wow they are all great cards especially love the top one. Hope you feel better soon xx

Squirrel x said...

Great set of cards hun, I always struggle with male cards so may "borrow" your fab ideas if I may?! The flower card is stunning. Hope you feel better soon babes. Sxxx

Di said...

Hi coops, three wonderful card again. The colours of the third one are just gorgeous, but they are all fab. Hope you are feeling better today.
Di x

Margarets designer cards said...

Great cards, really lovely selection well done Margaret

The Craft Bucket said...

All three cards are fab but I have to say I am loving your orange tones. Get well hugs coming your way. Jane x

pickle said...

Wow Nic 3 stunners as always. Love the sentiment on the first mans

Kerry x