Tuesday 12 October 2010

sail away.

good evening all and yes i`m late again!!!hehehe but i have a good reason, i was playing noughts and crosses with my little man so started my card later then normal :D
so on to tonights card, not quite sure what i think of this one but its still going into the following challenges:
1.allsorts challenge=week 73=inspiration from a song title ( i chose enya-orinoco flow (sail away) .)
2.sketch and stash challenge=challenge 46=fab sketch, i rotated it .(i used these really old dovecraft papers from my stash)
3.papertake weekly=3 of a kind ( i used 3 star embellies)
products used are:
white card coloured with midnight blue promarker for matting.
dovecraft masculine papers.
gold pearls.
leanne ellis image by sugar nellie.
doodlebug rubons.
stars from stash.
oval nestie.
tim holtz distress tool.

promarkers used are:
skin=blush,sunkissed pink,coral.
hair=pastel yellow,mustard,raw sienna.
sky and water=indigo blue,midnight blue,china blue,cornflower,pastel blue.

and a sideways view.
thanks so much for popping by, always appreciated :)
have a fab evening.
luv coops xxx


Lindsey said...

Great card, love the distressing and the colours, brilliant image too....i've got that song in my head now!
Linds x

Andria said...

Beautiful work :)

Little K Smith said...

Oh this is wonderful Coops! Adore the image and the lush dark blues, love all the stars too! Gorgeous!

Lizzy said...

Gorgeous card hun... fab image & lush colours, distressing looks ace too & luv the layout..hehehe
~ Good luck in the challenges hun xx Lizzy xx :)

Robin said...

Love this one! So original! Robin

denny said...

diffrent card for you nic great card hun xxxxxxx

cardmaking bird said...

I really love this card. The colouring is beautiful and the way you've done it adds real depth. Fabulous card!!! Marie xx

Jennifer said...

Stunning, enchanting card Coops! I love Leanne Ellis images, they are magical. Love your colour combo and the whole thing really! :-) xx Jenny xx

~@ngie~ said...

FANTASTIC... I love how you've created this card darl & I love the image etc... good luck with the challenges ;o) xXx

Unknown said...

fab card, love the image, the colours are fab, beautifully dark, its quite goth, i love it,

Jenny :)

Lisa said...

Hi Coops, Fab card! I love this image and great layout. Love your song choice too ~ I will be singing it all day now lol!

Lisa x

Delphine said...

Fantastic card, Coops! I love the image and your shades of blue are really beautiful! Great distressing and lovely stars! I love it all! Hugs Delphine xx

Zoe said...

Really lovely card, great image x

Anonymous said...

I really love this, Coops. I like that it's a little different from some of your other work - I love the dark colours, and the stars look fab against the blue background x

debby4000 said...

Oh wonderful adorable card Nic, its looks so magical.

Vicky said...

Hi hunni fabulous card hun love your colours & image. I'm trying to write this post whilst watching some hand brake parking on 5th gear lol, think I should of bin a male lol....nah I love my heels too much.....altho I suppose there are some men who love 'em too lmao. Anyway love your card its awesome hun.

Lotsa hugs Vicky xx

Sheila said...

Loving the Leanne Ellis image - more of these going on my wichlist! Stunning colours etc, Sheila:)X

Lee said...

A really stunning card Nic.i love the colours n image,great layout.Have a good week hun.xxx

Julie said...

A really dramatic card, beautifully done.

XxJULESxX said...

Hi Coops Love the card hun! gorgeous as usual!

sandy's crafty bits said...

oh my goodness what a great card again and very unusual ... it certainly makes a change from my girlie pinky cards ... well done happy crafting Sandy xx

amanda stokes said...

Fab card Coops!I love it when you do something a little different, you always do it so well :)
hugs amanda xx

Whisper said...

Wow what a fantastic use of those papers, Luv Sam x

Janice said...

Love this card, such a sweet image, & your colours are fab. Jx

♥Gemma♥ said...

Stunning card and beautifully coloured!
hugs and xxx

scotspanda said...

what a gorgeous card, the colours are so deep and lush! great image and I love the song you picked

thankyou for joining in with the musical fun @ Allsorts

Amanda xx

Cathy said...

Stunning card and I love the blues. Thank you for joining in the Sketch and Stash this time.
Cathy xx

Monika Reeck said...

Congrats on your win on sketch n stash challenge..what a cute Images and nice color combo Coops....hugs, Monika