Monday, 24 January 2011

hold a true friend with both hands.

good evening all.i popped into my local craft shop ( crafty urchins ) after work to drop off some samples and spotted some yummy oldie age stamps by joanna sheen and well oops i managed to get home to find i had 4 of them.
so tonight i am sharing one of them with you.they are so beautiful, the sentiment i have used is out of another of the stamps but i am sure you will be seeing all the different images this week :D
so i am entering my card into the following challenges:
1.the ribbon girl blog = colour challenge 4 = pink and green
2.stamp something = cute somethings ( i think the image is cute )
3.secret crafter saturday challenge = challenge 118 = its a couple thing.
4.the crafty pad = challenge 105 = something girly.
5.paper sundaes = challenge 53 = distressing.

products used are:
cream card.
papermania v & a papers.
tim holtz distress tool.
pearls and lace from stash.
joanna sheen-faye whittaker-all our yesterdays-fw910 stamp.
distress paint-rock candy.
proamrkers used are:
blush,dusky pink,sunkissed pink,coral.
pink carnation,rose pink,fushia.
soft green,mint.
white gel pen.
all the image has been coated with the distress paint.
and a sideways view.
thanks so much for popping by, always appreciated.
off to link up then a good bloghop :D

luv coops xxxxx


Elaine Stark said...

This is a charming card. Love all the distressing. Elaine

Carol said...

This is soooo beautiful Nic and yet again fantastic colouring in skills!! Good luck in the challenges Hun! Lotsa luv xxxx

Vixx handmade cards said...

Just so gorgeous Coops and what a darling image hun! Love how you painted the image in distress paint, looks like cavas now, just adorable :o)

hugs Vicky xx

Vicky said...

Lovely card hun fab LO & I love the lace.

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

Juls said...

gorgeous image, love the soft colours and the distressed look! Hugs Juls

Donna Mosley said...

Wonderful card Nic, love the fab image, amazing colouring and yummy lace.

Donna x

Jennifer said...

What a lovely image Nic, and your colouring is great xx Jenny xx

tilly said...

What a super image and such a lovely sentiment, well done coopsy on manging to get 4 to drop into your bag !!!!
Tilly x

xGemmax said...

Absolutely beautiful sweetie and what a gorgeous image, love the sentiment too :o)
hugs and xxx

Delphine said...

Fantastic card, Coops! The image is lovely and your colouring beautiful as always! I love the backgroung added to the image and the papers are gorgeous! Hugs Delphine xx

Cazza said...

This is lovely Coops, your colouring is fab and I love the distressing! Oooooo, summertime - bring it on :o)

Andrea C said...

extremely cute card and love the distressing x

Fluffles said...

How sweet is this!!! No wonder you bought this one, it's lovely! Can't wait to see the other stamps you bought. Jx

Amanda said...

Hi Nic, what a lovely card, great colouring as well, reminds me of my holidays as a child.
Amanda x

Wishcraft said...

Great card Nic :o) Love the pretty papers, sweet image and your FAB colouring. Lisa x

PS. Thanks for joining us at Stamp Something!

Julie said...

lovely card, love the soft colours and all the distressed edges.

xxxtglxxx said...

This is so cute! :) Gorgeous summery colours and a fab image - I have never seen this before anywhere :) Beautiful sentiment and I love how the distressed bleached out papers look like a sandy beach ;) Brilliant!



coldwaters2 said...

Gosh Nic this is beautiful I love that image and sentiment it looks wonderful.
Lorraine x

karen said...

Very cute indeed, gorgeous card, love the papers, Karenx

Kathleen said...

Cute image,fab colours and lovely sentiment. Kathleen x

Christine Levison said...

Ooooooohhhhh that's beautiful Nic!
Christine x

debby4000 said...

Adorable sweet card and pretty colours too.

Judi said...

FABULOUS card Coops! The two girls remind me of me and my sister when we were kids - that is of course when we weren't fighting, lol.


Judi x

cardmaking bird said...

Really lovely image and sentiment. And your colouring is fabby as always!! All round great card! Hugs, Marie xx

Jackie said...

Beautiful card, I love the image and sentiment :o)
Jackie xx

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Oh this is just gorgeous hun I really love that image! can see a visit to see Sue in my future lol...always bad for the old bank balance hehe!!
hugs shell xx

downrightcrafty said...

oh what a fabulous pair and a gorgeous creation, thank you for playing along with the SCSC this week
Hugs Kate xx

kay said...

this is superb,love the image,x

jules said...

Another stunning card Coops!!!!!!

Jane (Carroll's Creations) said...

So sweet!

Thanks for joining our "It's a couple thing" challenge on SECRET CRAFTER SATURDAY CHALLENGE :)

Hugs Jane x

Lindsey said...

This is beautiful! I love the lace and the pearls
Linds x

Little K Smith said...

Aaaaww this is a lovely card, sweet image and love the beautiful papers, gorgeous lace and pearls too!

Lee said...

Ooooh Nic.I see what you mean,a really gorgeous stamp.Love the way you have coloured them in and love the distressing around the edges.Beautiful card.xx

Curlybear said...

OMGosh how cute is this, and coloured so beautifully, great design and layout too,
thanks for sharing with us at Secret Crafter: 118: Its A Couple Thing,
Good luck with the challenge,
Hugs Bridget :) x.

Andrea said...

This is a gorgeous card :) thanks for joining in with the colour challenge at the Ribbon Girl blog

mrs ann said...

I love the sentiment to fit this very nostalgic scene. The colours, lace and distressing are just perfect. I need the stamp now!!!!!x

alicaz said...

wonderful! Love how you colored the image! Great distressing too!
Thanks for joining us at Paper Sundaes this week!