Thursday, 8 September 2011

a little bundle of joy

good evening all.i hope you are all well.have had my hair done, blonde highlights and a trim, kept it a little longer this time.i look really blonde this card is a quick make as time seems to have run away today.
i am entering my card into the following challenges:
1.the crafty pad challenge - challenge 137 - blue and brown
2.paper sundaes challenge - challenge 85 - fantastic sketch by lisa
3.papertake weekly challemge - anything goes

 products used are:
cream pearl card
first edition papers -up,up and away & sweet owl
melissa francis pearls
corner puncher
acrylic shimmer paint for the balloon
sugar nellie stamp - cute and cuddly
personal impressions sentiment
promarkers and fleximarkers
white gel pen

 promarkers and fleximarkers used are:
antique white,sandstone,caramel,umber
cool aqua,duck egg,denim blue
background - warm grey 2,khaki,pastel beige,satin, white gel pen

and a sideways view.
thanks so much for popping by, means a lot.
also a big hello to my new followers, please do leave me a comment with a link to you own blogs if you have one so i can follow you back :D
luv coops xxx


Crafty Kat said...

Love your cards, you are very talented. your blog was recommended by a friend. My blog is

Kat xoxo

Dodici said...

Such a cute card,Coops!Great job!xxxx

Rebekah said...

Super cute Nic adorable image hugs Rebekah xx

Fiona said...

Gorgeous card Nic - love the image. x

Crafty Chris said...

A gorgeous card Nic sweet little images.
Chris x

Anonymous said...

Oh so cute Nic!! Gorgeous image and I love these colours for a baby card. Fab!! xx

susiestacey said...

Hiya Blondie...How cute is this card - stunning x Susan x

Fiona said...

another stunner and a fab sketch to follow!!


Paulagriff said...

Gorgeous card, i love this image and your colouring is fab as usual, fantastic! Paula :))

Sarah said...

Love this card Coops, beautiful colouring and the image is adorable, hmmmm, think I may need this.. ;-) xxx

♥Gry said...

Good evening!
♥ Your card is awesome!

Hugs, Gry

Christine L said...

Very pretty card Nic!
Christine x

Paper Pixie Handmade Cards said...

Gorgeous colours together lovely image too , love your white dots around the images K xx

Lynn said...

Lovely card and such a cute image.

Lynn x

McCrafty's Cards said...

Gorgeous card Coop's that image is sweet, and I like the design.
Kevin xx

Debs M said...

gorgeous image , love the bp's too x

Elaine said...

Beautiful card Nic.
I love these cute little animals and your colouring of them is perfect.
Fab choice of colours and papers.
A really sweet card.

Hugs Elaine xx

gina g said...

Aww how sweet is this Nicola just so cute. luv gina xx

Oh i have some candy if your interested hun.

nnalorac said...

Gorgeous colours and adorable cuties. Was eyeing this image on Funkykits site earlier today Coops. They're a must have me thinks! Carolxx

Jennifer said...

So cute Nic and gorgeous colours xx Jenny xx

Creations by Shirl said...

Such a cute card for a baby or a child....Luv the giraffe his my fav.. great color choices too!
Hugs coops!

Sally said...

Aww, what a cute image & a lovely design. I lov ethat little blue bunny.
Sally x

chris richards said...

Lovely, once again Nic,
love and hugs
chris richards

Amanda said...

So cute, love this card, beautifully coloured as well

Diamond Doll said...

Hi Nic,sorry i havent visited for a while but as you already know i,ve been quite busy.Thanx for visiting my blog and leaving lovely comments.Your card is so sweet i love the cute image and the layouts fab.
Trish (-:

Jackie said...

What a delicious card, the image is so cute :o)
Jackie xx

Anonymous said...

Such a sweet image,beautiful colouring. I love your sparkly balloon,very pretty card. Thanks for playing at Paper Sundaes this week
Hugs Julie P

Sandra said...

Really pretty card love the image:) Sandra H

Chrissy said...

This is a real honey Coops, really gorgeous.Love the distressing and fabulous colours.


Julie said...

This is gorgeous, Nic!! Such a sweet image and fab colouring as always! Love your layout and papers too! Hugs, Juliexx

tilly said...

cute card Coops, love the little bird paper, a sexy blonde bombshell now are we ? lol

Jules said...

Hi Coops

What cute little characters they are!!

A beautiful card.

You will be able to let us know whether blondes have more fun now!!

I have often wondered LOL!!!

Have a good day.

Love Jules xx

Sue said...

Lovely card Nic,a very cute image.
Sue xx

Inkypinkydelights said...

A lovely card Nic! Love the effect around the images and you have inspired me to get my corner punch out! Judy x

Sarah said...

Hi ya, great that your visit to hairdressers was a success. It's good to go blonde (or blonder), I think, at the start of Autumn it gives you a lift for the dreary months of Winter. Great card, wonderful colours for a new baby and such a cute image. Sarah

debby4000 said...

Oh what a wonderful card and so cute too.

Sue said...

Aww this is SO cute Coops! An adorable image and beautifully coloured! Love the balloon. Papers are gorgeous and match colouring perfectly! Love it!
Hugs Sue xx

Margarets designer cards said...

Hi Nic,

Gorgeous card, beautiful image and colours.

Annette said...

Wow Coops this is stunning i love the layout and that image is so cute x

Rosietoes said...

It's exquisite Coops. Just love your 'dotty' detail.

Where's the pic of your new 'do'?
LOL :)

Edna x

Lou said...

Hi!these are such cute guys,your colours and detail are really lovely-gorgeous card Coops!!
hugs Lou.xx

Mary J said...

AMAZINGLY CUTE! I love this coops!!

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

This is just gorgeous hun, love the colours & the LO is fab!
Have a great weekend
hugs shell xx

Catherine said...

Fab card, really cute image!

Flowergirl said...

Such a sweet card, great image and fab layout x
Wendy x

Lee said...

Ooooh what an adorable image sooo cute.i love the colouring n sparkly bits.Great design

Cazza said...

Awwwww Coops this is sooooo cute!! And gorgeous colouring too.
The new hair sounds fab!!

Maggie's Crafts said...


Thank you for joining us at The Crafty Pad this week.



Wendy said...

Awwww so cute,adorable card Coops.
Wendy xx

Amanda R said...

Very cute! Love the colors you used! Thanks for playing along this week at Paper Sundaes!

Delphine said...

So cute, Coops! Lovely image and wonderful colour combo! I love the papers and distressing too! Hugs Delphine xx

Arline said...

Beautiful image and love the cute!xx

Dawn said...

Such a cute card I so love your sweet little image! Thanks for playing at The Crafty Pad this week!
Good Luck
Dawn xx

Little K Smith said...

Aaawww this is so adorable Coops, I love the super cute image and lovin' the colours again too :)

xxxtglxxx said...

Oh I so need this stamp! :)

Adorable card, image and colouring Nic. :)



coldwaters2 said...

So cute and lovely that image is fab and fun love the colours and design.
Lorraine x

Sharon Caudle said...

Oh that image is just sooo precious! FAbulous card! Thanks so much for sharing your wonderful talents with us at Papertake Weekly, and hope you join us again soon!
hugs, Sharon

Andrea C said...

Super duper adorable card. Lovely x

Digi Darla said...

This is SOOOO cute! I really love the details...super awesome edging and coloring! Thanks for sharing!

melsanford said...

Oh this is so sweet! Gorgeous image and I love the distressed edges :-) Love 'n' hugs, Mel xx