Monday, 25 April 2011

you`re my sunshine on a cloudy day.

good afternoon was lovely and sunny here in staffs but has gone really grey now.
so onto my card, its not turned out as i thought it would but eh oh.
i have used some of little mans easter egg boxes and choccy egg foil wrapping on this card which i am entering into the following challenges:
1.creative card crew  - recycle something.
2.moving along with the times - challenge 95 - recycle.
3.allsorts challenge - week 100 - april showers.
4.anyone for anya challenge - fantastic sketch.
a pic of the recycled items used.foil wrap and egg boxes.

products used are:
white card.
papermania paper.
marianne swirls and flowers.
little roses and big flower cut from ribbon,
ms cherish punch.
egg box card, the light and dark plain ones.
foil coloured with promarkers and blending soloution, once dry stuck to card and then embossed with swiss dots embossing folder.
faux stitches.
miss anya image.
oval nestie which has been debossed with the swiss dots folder.
promarkers used are:
blush,sunkissed pink,coral,rose.
cool grey 1,2,blender.
and a sideways view.
thanks so much for popping by, means a lot.
back to work tomorrow but have got next monday off :D
got to work the royal wedding though :S
enjoy the rest of your day :D
luv coops xxxx


Christine said...

Awww Nic this is gorgeous..
sorry been awol..hope the little man enjoyed his eggs?? corse he son works in a shop & he too has to work..&&& B/hol Monday..

smiles Christine xx

jackid said...

You clever thing you it's fantastic love the way you used the foil and egg box very clever and noone would know love the image to and she is coloured to perfection as always
Jacki xx

Amanda said...

Hi Nic, what a clever use of the foil, may have to go and buy an easter egg to make a card now lol.

Little K Smith said...

A beautiful card Coops, I love the gorgeous colours, cute image, love the frame with THAT punch and lovely swirly bits too! :)

Fiona said...

gorgeous that purple, it's really vibrant and stands out!!


Vicky said...

It's gorgeous this image and well done on the recycled stuff too!...

have a lovely evening..hugs Vicky xx

angelwhispers said...

Who would ever know you had recycled bits on this fabulous card just love it! Chanelle xxx

Elaine Stark said...

Great use of the foil and a lovely card. Elaine

sallysbitz said...

This is just adorable. You would never have known you had recycled x

hugs sally x

xx Lizzy xx said...

Gorgeous card hun, fab image coloured very lushly in that stunning colour ...great details & fab recycling too....good luck in the challenges hun.

xx Lizzy xx :)

Crafty Chris said...

Just Beautiful and in my fav colours, great use of recycling looks fantastic.
Chris x

Diane's Card Designs said...

Beautiful card and such gorgeous colours. Fab recycling!
Diane :-) xx

Whisper said...

Absolutely stunning and a great use of all that empty box and foil, Luv Sam x

Aunty Sue said...

Oh nic it is brilliant hope little man hasnt eaten too many eggs.

Jules said...

Wow Coops .. .. what a fantastic background using foil and promarkers. Great recycling.

Fantastic card full stop with so many lovely touches .. .. it looks larger than normal? Is it a different size?

Great image and I love your post title.

Does this mean all the Easter eggs have been eaten?

Love Jules xx

Teresa said...

Gorgeous card, colours are beautiful and I've always loved these anyas.
Hope you've had a good easter Coops and your little man enjoyed all his chocy! Thanks for your lovely comment on the sugar nellie blog, I really appreciate it. hugs Teresa xx

Sue said...

Fab card Nic,well done on recycling the Easter box and foil.Lovely colours and the image is so cute.Hope you are enjoying your evening.
Sue xx

Donna Mosley said...

Hi Nic, this is amazing. Great recycling. Beautifully coloured image and background. Lovely flowers & flourishes.

Donna x

Faye said...

Oh Nic, this is very, very nice. Did you have to 'help' eat the eggs so you could get the wrappers?! ;) xxx

cardmaking bird said...

Ohhhh, Nic. I LOVE it, honestly, I think it's fab. I love what you've done colouring the foil, clever you!! Just gorgeous. Hugs, Marie xx

tilly said...

clever you with the recycling, a beautiful card, well done

Delphine said...

This is gorgeous, Coops! The recycling is brilliant, the Anya image beautiful, and your choice of colours and colouring perfect as always! And I love the punch and gorgeous embellies:-)! Hugs Delphine xx


A gorgeous card Coops, and very inventive recycling - love the coloured foil. Thank you for joining us this week in the MAWTT recycling challenge - good luck, and hope to see you again. Sylvia x

Christine L said...

Really lovely card Nic....... love that image and all those colours seem to go together so well! One of your best - even with the recylcing!
Christine x
PS Hope the little man enjoyed the eggs first!

xxxtglxxx said...

How brilliant! :) Well worth letting him eat all the eggs! lol

Lovely colours, layers and dies, and a really sweet image.



Andrea C said...

You would never be able to tell this is recycled it looks so fab. I love recycled creations they are brilliant but yours is superb x

louise said...

Gorgeous card and well done on the recycling I did manage to eat the egg lol
Louise xx

Debz said...

I just love the way you have blended the purples together. I don't seem to be able to get my purple promarkers to blend as well. Great card too


Pami said...

This is a gorgeous card and I love the colours. Thanks for sharing with us at MAWTT this week, see you again soon. Pami x

Lisa Jane said...

what a fab way of easter recycling lol I love the pretty colours
Thanks for joining in my recycled challenge at MAWTT this week
Lisa x

jules said...

wow just gorgeous Coops great colouring as usual!

Katy said...

Stunning Nic in every way! Hugs. Katy. xxx

Val said...

Brilliant card. Thank you so much for joining us at MAWTT this week. Please come back again.

Karina said...

Wow Nic, a real eyecatcher with this embossed foil as a background. Love it! Very well done!
Hugs, Karina

cebelica said...

Such a beautiful card!!!

Sarah B said...

Gorgeous Creation, get idea with the foil too, Thanks for joining in at Anyone for Anya Good luck Hugs sarah B X

Cazza said...

Fab card Coops, gorgeous colour scheme and image :o)

Debs said...

Stunning card
Gorgeous colouring and fab image.
Thanks for playing along at Allsorts this week.
Good luck

Nat said...

What a completely super card! She looks fabulous! Great coloring, love the papers, the hole punched borders and embellishments! Thanks for joining us at Anyone for Anya this week! :)

Lee said...

Beautiful colours.Love the layout n