Monday, 8 August 2011

gone fishing

good afternoon all.i hope you are all well.who told the weather man i was holiday this week, its been raining on and off so far today, ah well no work so thats all that matters.
so my card today is made using an image form phindys place, i won 3 images after winning the fab and funky challenge a couple of weeks ago.
i am entering this card into the folowing challenges:
1.deep ocean challenge - challenge 5 - sea.
2.stamp something challenge - august digi day
3.CES challenge - challenge 48 - water it
4.dream valley challenge - challenge 13 - distressing
5.sunday sketch and stamp challenge - challenge 67 - erins sketch

products used are:
green card
first edition papers - animal antics.
white candy dots coloured to look like floats
tim holtz distress tool
acrylic iridescent paint - gleaming sapphire
joanna sheen sentiment - from a set
compass cutter
digi stamp - mr brown on vacation - phindys place.

promarkers used are:
blush,sunkissed pink,coral
oatmeal.honeycomb.spice,burnt orange
warm grey 1.2.blender
cool aqua,duck egg,denim,grey green

and a sideways view.
thanks so much for popping by, may be back later :D
luv coops xxxx


Anonymous said...

What a fab Card. Love it xxx Thank you for joining us at dream valley xxx

kay said...

this is brilliant coops,hope you have better weather this week,x

Sheila said...

Fabulous card Nic! Love the image - looks a bit like Graham when he is sound asleep in front of the telly!! Don't tell him I said this! Sheila:)X

Whisper said...

Oh Super hun, is this what your hubby would like to be doing ???, i hope the weather improves for your hols, Luv Sam x

McCrafty's Cards said...

Brilliant card, I like the papers, the design and the fab sentiment.
Kevin xx

Faye said...

Ooooh, me likey, me likey a lot! Fab papers too. Please could you drop me an e-mail when you get a moment?

Annette said...

Fingers crossed for better weather Love this card that's such a fab image xx

Creations by Shirl said...

Such a cute imgae Coops! Luv your layout and such a cute sentiment too... Hope the weather gets a little better for you, if not you can always stay indoors and make more cards to share...
Have a great rest of the day/evening..

Sandra H said...

This is a fab card Coops love the image and the background papers are gorgeous love the layout too!:) Sandra H

Jessica said...

Oh - how true - Monday already - It can't be!!! Fabby card. Jxx

Donna said...

Cracking card Nic, love the distressing and fab relaxing image...perfick :) Donna x

~ Ali Robertson ~ said...

Great card Coops

Ali x

Christine L said...

Brilliant card Nic.... love it! Those little floats you've created with the card candy are just perfect for it! Love that sentiment too..
Christine x

Karen said...

Great image. Love the colours on your card beautiful. Hope the sun comes back for you. xx

Amanda said...

Fab card Nic, the water looks like it is moving and the card candy is amazing.

downrightcrafty said...

awesome image must remember where to get this one, and love those papers great card and love the glitter and distressing
Hugs Kate xx

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Yup I know what ya mean about the weather its pants! We had organised to take Charlie dawg out then maybe go to Hanley park for a picnic!! Not a chance cack weather!

Fab card hun, love ya card candi looks fab & finishes the card off perfectly!

Thanks for sharing with us at CES Challenges, good luck!
Hugs Shell xx

melsanford said...

Gorgeous card! Fab image and colours. Love the distressing. Thanks for joining us at Dream Valley! Love 'n' hugs, Mel xx

sallysbitz2 said...

Brilliant card Nic x
Love the glitz in the water & how you have presented that card candy x

hugs sally x

Little K Smith said...

A fabulous card Coops, such a great image and I love the layout too!
Hope the weather fines up for you :)

Hazel said...

Coops - another fab card - I absolutely love what you have done with the white candy dots to make them look like floats - cool. I too am on holiday and it is absolutely lashing it down in not so sunny Hull - typical. Take care. Hazel x

Jacee said...

What a super card, I love the image, great fun!
Hugs Jacee

angelwhispers said...

Love it a fab image and what perfect papers. Have a great week will keep everything crossed for better weather for you! Love Chanelle xx

sandy's crafty bits said...

wow what a super card nic ... love the lazy image and love the sentiments you have used ... happy crafting and have a good week off ... never mind the rain just enjoy the break ... love sandy xx

Sue said...

Fab card Nic,love the image,the floating tinny made me smile.Sorry about the pants weather.
Sue x x

coldwaters2 said...

Hi Nic this is both fun and fab, that image is great so is the sentiment, your colouring as always looks superb the papers and layers are lovely, I love it.
Lorraine x

Sue said...

Hi hun
lol fabulous card, awesome colouring, luv the great image, fab sentiment, lovely papers & design, thank you for joining us at CES this week, hope to see you next time, sue,x

Donna Mosley said...

Great card Nic, love the image and your fab colouring, the sparkly water looks amazing.

Donna x

pinky said...

Now thats one chilled out dude coops, love how you have coloured the water...amazing!

Wishcraft said...

Fab card Nic :o) Love the image and your fabby colouring. Great papers too. Lisa x

Delphine said...

Fabulous card, Coops! Great image and your colours and colouring are fantastic! I love the papers too, all the sparkle, and your card candy, brilliant!!! Hugs Delphine xx

Chris(craft) and Dave(photos) Richards said...

Hi Nic,super card....hope the weather gets better for you this week !
love and hugs
chris richards

nicolet said...

A great card is this!
Hugs Nicolet

Crafty Loops said...

That could be a chunkier version of my wee Daddy!! Such a fantastic card, I love how youve distressed the papers and they are a great selection of papers youve used too. Love it all. Lee xx

tilly said...

well done on your win, this has made a beautiful card. hope the weather gets better for you

Anonymous said...

Brilliant card Nic! Love the image and the sentiment that's so true!! xx

Mau xx said...

A super card Coops, what a fab image and sentiment, and coloured brilliantly, I love it xx
Hope weather improves for you..and me :) going away for a few days on Thursday :0 Hope the sun shines for some of your well earned days off though xx

Sarah said...

Oh wow, this is gorgeous, love the way you've coloured the water and the papers are lurvely, I want them! xxx

Wendy said...

Fab card Coops,love it.
Wendy xx

Jennifer said...

Fab Nic! Love the image and the altered card candy is genius! Thanks so much for joining in with our water challenge at CES! xx Jenny xx

Sue B said...

Oh what a fab image Coops!! Love it! Looks really good with those fab papers and candy to match! Great sentiment too and love the distressing!
Glad you are enjoying your holiday despite the weather!!
Just seen the water on the close up! it's all sparkly and looks very real !!!
Hugs Sue xx

xxxtglxxx said...

lol! Love this image! :) Gorgeous water effect colouring Nic and I love what you have done with the card candi. Fab sentiment too! :)




Hi Nic
A fabulous card fab image and love the colour's
Hugs Dianne xx :)

debby4000 said...

Love your fabulous card Nic, adorable fun image.

Uma said...

fantastic, great colour scheme. thank you for joining us at Sunday Sketch & Stamp

Lee said...


Sheena said...

A fab card - I love the DPs. The twinkly water is a great touch! Thanks for joining us at CES this week, Sheena xx

Design og Hobby said...

Wonderful malecard!! Love the image and the pattterned papers!!!

Thanks for joining us at SS&S this week!
Hugs Gry