Tuesday, 23 August 2011

best wishes

good evening all.i hope you are all well.only tomorrow to do at work rhen 5 days off, can not wait :D
have really enjoyed making tonights card, one of my fav colours though so that might be why.
to answer a few questions i`ve had the last few days.
1.do i do all those little white dots - yep i do them with my white gel pen, doesn`t take long at all.
2.do i use the light fawn fleximarker color after my blush on my skin tone, i do indeed.i use it all over to blend.
3,do i use a punch around my card blank, no i buy them ready scalloped.
thinks thats all of them, hth

i am entering tonights card in to the following challenges:
1.sketch saturday - week 169 - fantastic sketch ladies
2.paper sundaes - challenge 83 - sundae bar - i used the green and buttons

products used are:
green card
papers - 1st edition, hideaway-papermania,capusle-melissa francis,kitschy kitchen
buttns and string
personal impression sentiment
simply sassy stamp - apple of my eye
promarkers and fleximarkers
white gel pen

promarkers and fleximarkers used are:
light fawn(FM),blush,sunkissed pink,coral
ginger,terracotta,chestnut.burnt umber
meadow,green,apple..grass,lush green
lime zest,pear,forest
antique white(FM),warm grey 2
background - antique white(FM),pastel beige,khaki,white gel pen

and a sideways view.
thanks so much for popping by,means a lot.
luv coops xxxx

oops way behind in commenting.will catch up in the morning now ;D


Faye said...

Hey you. I'm loving all these greens, the raffia looks fab and your colouring is soooooooo good. xxx
Thanks also for playing at Sketch Saturday this week. x

xGemmax said...

Hi Coops...im really loving this card, those papers are lush & loving all the added detail to sweetie..coloured to perfection as always :D
hugs and xxx

Kathleen said...

Really gorgeous card Coops. Love the papers and the raffia. Like the idea of the white dots at the background.
Great LO>
Kathleen x

Anonymous said...

Another stunner Nic! Love that image and your green colour scheme. The raffia goes so well with the design too. xxx

Catherine said...

Fab card, love the colours!

Sue said...

Aww love this Coops! I have some of that Papermania paper - it's gorgeous! Love the image - beautifully coloured!
Not long before you get some time off work!!! :-))
Hugs Sue xx

Debs M said...

she is lovely and the paper and raffia match perfectly x

Denise and Louise said...

Oh wow, another beauty. Love this image.
Denise xx

Sandra said...

Looking at this image i can see you enjoyed doing it its fabulous!! great colours chosen for the image and the background is just as lovely:) Sandra H

nnalorac said...

Gorgeous card once again Coops, loving the greens and the raffia. Carolxx

Donna Mosley said...

Oh! wowsers Nic, this is soooo beautiful. What a gorgeous Sassy and she is coloured to perfection. Love the white dots around her, so pretty.

Donna x

Crafty Chris said...

Absolutely stunning green is my fav as well, I have lost my mojo big style at the minute.
Chris x

Sarah said...

Hi there, another beautiful card. Great colour combo and gorgeous stamp, wonderfully coloured. Sarah

susiestacey said...

gorgeous card and your coulouring is stunning as always x Susan x

Little K Smith said...

A gorgeous card Coops, I love the papers and all the greens and such a fab image too, lovin' her shoes :D

Rebekah said...

This is just wonderful Nic I love the colours too and the superb dots really lift the image! Hugs Rebekah xx

Mau xx said...

Gorgeous Coops, Love the green and the image is super, love it.
Hope tomorrow goes quickly for you. xx Hugs Mau

Kimberly said...

Oh i just got this stamp. I'm excited to color her....fabulous card, your colors are great and your added detail (dots, buttons,ribbon) are perfect...tfs

Sarahshandmadecardsx said...

Ohh Nic this is stunning. I love all those green colours you have used - your lovely papers, raffia, buttons and of course your fab colouring. Hugs Sarahxx

PS: Enjoy your 5 days offx

Amanda said...

Lovely green card nic

sara said...

oooh im likin this !! gorgeous card love that sassy the dots round her are really effective lush papers too may as well say thank you for joining us at paper sundaes while im here !!!
hugs sara x x x

Creations by Shirl said...

Totally awesome Coops, luv all the green going on too!

chris richards said...

Gorgeous green Nic ! love it !!
love and hugs
chris richards

Aunty Sue said...

Another stunner Nic and enjoy your 5 days off. Card in post not long to your birthday

CraftyLoops said...

Stunning card as always, love the colour and the buttons are so lovely. The raffia goes so well on it too. Lee xx

Mina said...

gorgeous gorgeous card Nic, I love how you coloured her...great idea with the dots...have a fabulous 5 days off girl you earned it
Mina xxx

Jennifer said...

Fabulous card Nic. Love the colour and raffia xx Jenny xx

Chrissy said...

I love the papers and gorgeous image. Your colouring is spot on, love the rafia for texture, really lovely card Coops.


karen said...

fabulous card, love the colour, Karenxx

Dodici said...

Fab card.Have these papers and never tried them,they look great on your card.x

Inkypinkydelights said...

Hi Nic, thanks for all the lovely tips, I was wondering about those lovely white dots so that has answered a question for me. Love this layout too, and so lovely and bright and cheerful! As always I am in awe of your lovely colouring! Judy x

Jules said...

Hi Coops

Gorgeous papers and layout.

Loving the green mix .. . and your beautifully coloured image.

Your holiday will soon be here!!!

Love Jules xx

Jessica said...

Beautiful card - love the image and colours. Nicely done!!! Jxx

Christine L said...

Oooh fabulous Nic! I have that image too and can't wait to try it... love the greens you've used!
Enjoy your few days off.... and your SPECIAL day!
Christine x

Anonymous said...

great card love the image and the way you coloured it. angiexx

cebelica said...

This looks great. The papers you used are yummy. And I just love the buttons. Really nice! Hugs!

Jackie said...

Fantastic card, beautifully coloured and I love those delicious papers :o)
Jackie xx

craftybirdlisa said...

As always Coops, This is stunning. I love the colours x

Sarah said...

Love this card Coops, gorgeous image and colouring and the papers and layout are fab x

Kristel said...

Woww that is a wonderful card Coops! Love it with all the sparkles!!
Hugs Kristel

Mary J said...

Love this coops, the colours are wonderful!

I am off for 5 days too - woo hoo!!!

Fluffles said...

Stunning card, great use of sketch - love it! Jx

~ Ali Watson ~ said...

This is fabulous Coops, loving the colours on this one yummy

Ali x

McCrafty's Cards said...

Beautiful card Coop's, I like the image and the mix of greens.
Kevin xx

Rosietoes said...

Just love this one Coops. Great details too.

Edna x

Sue said...

Loving the colour on your gorgeous card.Have a lovely time off work.
Sue xxxx

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Gorgeous crd hunnie, love the lo & she is fab!!
have a fab time off
hugs shell xx

Angie said...

Sweet card love the image and the fabulous colours. Love the raffia ribbon
Hugs Angie x

Marion said...

Wow Coops, This is a winner on all counts with me. Love the green, ginghams and floral papers and this adorable Sassy. It is a delight.

Donna said...

Stunning card Nic and so gorgeous in green, your papers are so pretty! Thank you so much for coming back to me about scoring boards...I am now the proud owner of a Hougie Board...can't wait to use it...thanks hun :) Donna x

Andrea C said...

I hadn't even noticed the white gel pen until you pointed it out but it really does make the image pop. Gorgeous card as always and you always make your cards look so super classy x

Diane J said...

Aww you've made such a pretty card, love your colouring, those Sassy stamps are gorgeous. Diane x

Tracy xx said...

Fantastic card
Tracy xx

Feebsy said...

Oooh this is so pretty. I love the green and auburn hair combo and the effect with the gel pen is fab. Really pretty dp's too!


tilly said...

love the greens, and the raffia, I don't use mine often enough lol.woo hoo a birthday break coming up!!

Netty said...

Oh wow its a terrific card Coops, love it. x

Cor* said...

Seriously! Another Sassy Stunner! Way to go! Adoring the monotone green! Great papers and all those dotty dots! YIKES. My hand would forsurely fall right off! lol

annies place said...

Love these colours & great papers. I wasn't keen on these sassy's. but you're starting to convert me.
Ann x

Delphine said...

Gorgeous, Coops! Fantastic colouring and beautiful image! Great layout and I love the raffia too! Hugs Delphine xx

melsanford said...

Beautiful card! Gorgeous colours and I love the raffia :-) Love 'n' hugs, Mel xx

Amanda R said...

Lovely card and I like all the little dots around her, neat idea. Thanks for joining in this week at Paper Sundaes!

Amanda R said...

Lovely card and I like all the little dots around her, neat idea. Thanks for joining in this week at Paper Sundaes!

Fiona said...

gorgeous card Nic...fabulous colouring as always!!


Bente said...

Stunning card, love the image.
Thanks for joining us at Sketch Saturday this week.
Hugs, Bente

xxxtglxxx said...

Gorgeous, fresh card Nic and a sweet sassy too :)

Love the raffia, papers and layout.

I am finding the flexmarkers brilliant for blending over too! :D

I really like your dotty technique, it seems to finish the image off - might have to showcase that ;)