Friday, 3 June 2011

for dad,

good evening all.
i hope you are all well.its been a lovely day again today so once i finished work this afternoon we took little man to the big top centre which is a big play area for kids, lots of climbing and sliding and a good way to burn of all his energy :D
plus me and better half can have  nice chat with a hot choccy and slice of brownie, yum.
so on to tonights card which i am entering in to the following challenges:
1.craft your days away challenge - challenge 21 - fathers day / special man.
2.papertake weekly - sketch 56.
3.simon says stamp challenge - fathers day/for a male.
4.scrapbook sisters - card challenge 38 - a mans world.

products used are:
white card coloured with promarker for matting.
first edition papers - up,up and away/
tag cut from same papers and dovecraft sentiment.
lotv image - pride and joy.
glossy accents
stickles - stardust.
promarkers used are:
warm grey 3,4,5.
lime zest,lime green.,forest green/
sky,artic,powder blue.
cool grey 1.3.4

background - pastel blue,tea green,grey green,pastel beige,khaki.

and a sideways view.
thanks so much for visiting me tonight and a big hello to my new followers :D
off to catch up in blogland but i am a bit behind so might be tomorrow before i get  around to everyone :D
luv coops xxxxx


Crafty Chris said...

Hi sorry I have been MIA wow such a stunning card luv those papers and the little image is fantastic, beautiful colouring.
Chris x

Little K Smith said...

Oh I LOVE this image! Perfect for a Fathers Day card Coops! Gorgeous papers and love all the layers too :)

Christine said...

Hi Nic awwww this is such a cute image dont say where its from? just in case I NEED it..LOL gorgeous colouring great papers too fab male creation..

smiles Christine xx

ps you could enter this into "Do it With Digi" Boys will be Boys chall..wink wink..

amanda stokes said...

Hi Coops,
This is fab,love the image and those yummy paper :) xx

kay said...

this is superb,love the papers,x

Vicky said...

Wow Coops this is stunning sweetie! gorgeous image and great layout too...!

have a lovely weekend...hugs Vicky xx


Hi Nic
A gorgeous card just love the LOTV image and paper's and colour's are gorgeous,have a lovely weekend,
Hugs Dianne xx :)

Di said...

What a lovely fathers day card . lovely papers and layout. such a cutie image and the usual fab colouring. good luck with the challenges. xx

Julie said...

Oh my word this is soooo cute,I love the way you've created that cuddle tum,great colouring!!! Love the string too,I'm coming to the end of my supply (can't trim any more from my airer and still be able to lower it from the ceiling lol)I love this kind that goes into threads,its easy to adjust to the thickness you need! Glad you joined in this week's challenge at Scrapbook Sisters. Happy Crafting,Julie.x

Nicola said...

Gorgeous card coops, love this LOTV image and you've coloured it beautifully. The colour combo is fab too and great use of string!
Love Nicola xxx

Elaine Stark said...

A perfect Dad card. More great colours. Elaine

Netty said...

Terrific card as usual Nicks and love that the backing paper looks like wheels which really enhances that great image. Annette x

Sheila said...

Fabulous card Nic. Sounds like you had a great time while your wee man was letting off some steam! Have a great weekend, Sheila:)X

Sarahshandmadecardsx said...

Great card Nic such a great image for father's day and I love the papers you have used and the string. What a lovely way to spend the afternoon! Thanks for joining us this fortnight at CYDA and good luck. Hugs Sarahxx

Lindsey said...

Great card, love the image and those papers are so gorgeous! Glad you had a good day.....nothing like a choccie brownie to dunk in your hot choklit! xx

kerry said...

Super card Coops. I love that image as I do love a good bear image! The papers are cute too.

Debs M said...

this is fabulous, great colouring x

Irene said...

great card,love the image, your colouring is always great, Irene xx

Jennifer said...

Brill colouring, fab stamp! Love these papers too, I have them and keep stroking them xx Jenny xx

Fleur said...

OMG this is absolutly stunning. I just LOVE it.
HUGZ Fleur xXx

Chrissy said...

So perfect Coops. I love the image, and the added gliter,gorgeous papers, great for a man,fabulous colouring, love the layers too.

Amanda said...

Hi Nic, sounds like you had a fab time at the park. Lovely card, someone is going to be very happy when they get this card. Beautiful colouring as always

Debbie said...

Fantastic card Nic, I love this image and your colouring is beautiful. Great papers too.

Hugs Debbie x

Inkypinkydelights said...

Hi Nic, this is one of the nicest men's cards i have ever seen! It really lovely, and your colours are great! Judy x

Mary J said...

Brilliant take on that sketch, coops! I love your colouring and how you've used the DPs!!

Have a lovely weekend honey!


MaudMartha said...

Gorgeous image - LOTV always colour so well. Love all the colours. Super card Coops. Luv Teresa x

Sarah said...

Love this card Coops, gorgeous image and papers and the string looks fab. Thank you for sharing with us at Craft Your Days Away for my Special Man challenge, good luck x

Janette said...

Hi Nic, sorry if I missed any of your fab posts, being abit lazy I think, I am blaming it on the

This is a gorgeous card, love the image and papers and the string looks fab...enjoy another sunny day....xxxxxx

Wendy said...

Fabulous Fathers day card Coops,gorgeous image and love the papers.Hope you have a lovely weekend.
Wendy xx

Whisper said...

Absolutely superb hun, Luv Sam x

Sue said...

Hi Nic,what a lovely Dads day image.lovely papers.Great card.
Sue xx

Wishcraft said...

Fab card Nic :o) Such a great image for male cards and I love these papers. Lisa x

Deb said...

absolutely gorgeous, fab colours and papers and love the glittery bits!
Have a fabulous weekend!
Happy Crafting, Debxx

xxxtglxxx said...

Such a great image, and your colouring looks amazing. Love your background too.

Brilliant take on the sketch, and scrummy dp! :)

have a smashing weekend,



KraftyKoolKat said...

Great image/colouring and layout. Thank you for sharing it with us at CYDA.


Faye said...

This is just lovely for Dad and I really like these papers. Oh dear, think I need them! ;)

Delphine said...

Fantastic card, Nic! The image is super cute and I love your colours and colouring! Absolutely gorgeous papers too! Hugs Delphine xx

Marion said...

Hi Coops,
Such a fabulous card for a Man. Love the image and great colours you used. Those papers are delish.
Have a great weekend.

Sue said...

Hi hun
aww this is adorable, awesome colouring, gorgeous papers & design, sue,x

coldwaters2 said...

Totally awesome card Nic, loving that image so much also the papers and design a perfect card for Fathers Day
Lorraine x

Pops x said...

Hi sweetie, I am loving this gorgeous creation here, just fabulous, hugs pops x

Sandra said...

Wow........gorgeous image love the colouring beautifully presented.......:) Sandra H

Fluffles said...

Really love this one Coops. It's perfect - all Dad'a would love it. Jx

jules said...

wow love it!! gorgeous and love the papers! the string looks fab!!

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous card coops :-) the image is very cute and your colouring is fab !! lovely papers ands design :-)

thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Challenge :-)
Lols x x x

Lou said...

Hi! this is truly soooo sweet,just perfect with the colours and papers!!
hugs Lou.xx

cardmaking bird said...

This is gorgeous too - my fave papers again and I love the colours you've used on the image! Am catching up with everything I've missed!! Hugs, Marie xx

Andrea C said...

Superb fathers day card so very cute x

Anonymous said...

Hi Lovely!!!

Beautiful card, such a lovely blend of colours, image is perfectly coloured..

Thanks for joining us at CYDA.

Huggies Angel

Cazza said...

Love it Coops, a brilliant card! Fab stamp and DP's, just perfect!

Sharon Caudle said...

Love, love, love this card!!!! Gorgeous coloring, fabulous papers, and that image is so precious! Thanks so much for joining us at Papertake Weekly and hope you join us again soon! Hugs!

Juls said...

gorgeous! cute image and I adore the muted colours! Hugs Juls

debby4000 said...

Oh this is fabulous Nic love the bear image you've used.
Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamps Challenge.