Saturday, 28 January 2012

you make my heart happy

Good evening again :D
the castle is built but cor blimey why do they make building kids toys so does look good though.we now just need to get it upstairs into big mans bedroom without it falling to bits.
so on to my card which i am entering into the following challenges:
1.simon says stamp challenge - anything goes - 4th entry
2.papertake weekly challenge - happy highlights ( i have used stickles and glossy accents on the hearts)
3.crafts and me challenge - challenge 68 - pink and sparkly
4.charisma cardz challenge - challenge 3 - pretty in pink
5.scrapbook sisters - card challenge 68 - fabby sketch
6.allsorts challenge - one or more hearts

products used are:
white pearl card
my minds eye papers -lost and found blush
hero arts sentiment
memory box cherish border
joy craft heart
stickles - stardust
glossy accents
saturated canary digi stamp - valentine

promarker used are:
blush.sunkissed pink.coral.cinnamon
baby pink,cocktail pink,antique pink.cardinal,crimson
blue grey 1,ice grey 2,4
satin,pastel beige,khaki,warm grey 4.

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


Sheila said...

Beautiful card Nic. Did you manage to get Krista's freebie with her newsletter? Its fab too:). Loving the colours you have used and her face is perfect - your colouring just gets better and better. Sheila:)X

jackid said...

Hi Nic what a wonderful card loving the hair my kind of gal lol good luck with getting the castle upstairs I am sure it will be fine
Jacki xx

McCrafty's Cards said...

Fabulous card Coop's, I am not a lover of Pink, but this is wonderful.
Kevin xx
ps good luck with the castle.

Fiona said...

amazing Nic!!


Becky said...

Gorgeous card, I love all the pink and the glits.
Becky x

Sarah said...

Hi ya, oh wow, another totally gorgeous card! Love that image and your colouring is just perfect. The layout is wonderful too - will have to go check out the sketch (I do love a sketch!).


PS - Just wanted to say thanks for the help with the colours (skin tones and your tutorial with the hair colours) I feel it's really helped a lot with my colouring.

Sandra said...

Hi Coops, So pleased you managed to build the little fellas castle bet it looks good and he can't wait to get it in his bedroom! and onto your creations .........Absolutely stunning!! truly an adorable image and your colouring is stunning too! as always Coops your an inspiration just so beautiful:) Sandra H

Tina said...

Love her hair and those big green eyes! Tinaxx

sue said...

gorgous card coops,love her pink hair. sue xx

Jen said...

this is ace.. love that pink hair

jen xxx

Elaine Stark said...

This is so very pretty. I love it. Elaine

pinky said...

So adorable, gorgeous papers again and love the heart. Hope you show us a pic of that castle!!

Sue said...

Oh this is truly scrumptious Coops! what a sweet image and Wow I love your colouring!! Gorgeous papers and love the heart - so pretty!
Glad you got your castle built!! I remember years ago having to build a Barbie Van on Xmas Eve - honestly I was up until 3am doing the blooming thing!! LOL
Hope you enjoy the rest of your weekend! :-)
Big Hugs!
Sue xx

Linda said...

Oh I love it!! You have colored her just perfect.. love the pink hair..Gorgeous work hun!!
Hugs, Linda

nnalorac said...

So sweet coops, love all the pink and gorgeous image. We bought our grandson a farm for Christmas and my son when he came to put it together moaned , who on earth bought him this, they charge the earth and we have to construct them, something doesn't addup due think! Carolxx

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Gorgeous card hun, love the pink hair she looks great!
Hugs Shell xx

Ruth said...

Such a pretty card - I love all the pinks! Ruth x

Jacq said...

Hi Coops,
Hope you manage to get Little Mans castle upstairs without too many problems lol...I remember when my dad had to build 2 barbie houses for my youngest sister LOL oh the fun..Not...hahaha.
OMG Coops this is STUNNINGLY BEAUTIFUL!!!! Your cards just blow me away!!! This is one Adorable image, love the dps, the colour scheme is just scrumptious. Love the layout and the embellishments. your colouring is to die for * sigh * LOL.
Hugs Jacq xxx

cardmaking bird said...

Wow, Nic - what a beautiful card, your colouring is A-MAZ-ING!!!!! Hugs, Marie xx
P.S. Yep, I'm finally making the rounds, so I'm off to look back at all of the beautiful cards of yours I've missed (I won't comment on them all cos I'd be there all day but please know that I have looked and no doubt they're as beautiful as always!!) Also, thanks so much for being such a good friend and sticking with me while I've been ill. It really means a lot xxx

Jules said...

Oh dear Coops .. .. stop showing me all of theses gorgeous dies and hearts LOL!!!

Loving your make. Fabulous colouring and shading as always and great colour combo.

I hope we get to see the little man's castle!!

Love Jules xx

catherine said...

This is a stunning card and love all the hearts. I think you need a degree nowadays to put some of these kids toys together. The kids probably know more than we do!!.
Hope you have a nice weekend
x catherine

CraftyC said...

So sweet Nic, the colours are just so pretty and a beautiful image. Hope you get the castle upstairs ok!

Creations by Shirl said...

Such a fab pink card, love all the different colours from the image to the papers.... Awesome Coops~

sarah-Jane said...

Beautiful. I love the pink hair.
Sarah-Jane xx

Diane J said...

So pretty... love your die cut heart and border and the image is beautiful. Love Diane x

Jennifer said...

This is fab Nic. Lovely colours & l/o. Know what you mean about kids toys. Usually they come with sheets of stickers that you have to pop on too. Drives me mad!! xx Jenny xx

Chrissy said...

Stunning Coops, just love her to bits..beautiful colouring.


kay said...

this is superb,love it,x

Anonymous said...

Oh wow, this is gorgeous. Sounds like you have had fun with the castle, glad mine are past all that now! Sue x

Have A Scrap Happy Day said...

Totally gorgeous and sweet. Her red hair is so awesome too.

Donna Mosley said...

Hi Nic, this is so incredible, I love her pink hair and the sparkly heatrs and her shiny lips are gorgeous. Very pretty papers and details. A beautiful card hun. Ooh! your little/ big man will have hours of fun with his new castle. :o)

Donna x

Christine L said...

STUNNING Nic.... absolutely gorgeous! Love how you've done her face too.. glad you've done such a close up of it.... will take lessons!
Hope the castle move went well..
Christine x

*Jellie* said...

Stunning colouring as always. Love the way you've used the glossy accents.
It's so difficult to keep to my stash ban when visiting your blog- I so want to try a saturated canary digi!!

Alessandra said...

OMG...look at her, they are amazing, wish mine were this green!!
Gorgeous card, Coops!
Hugs, Alessandra

downrightcrafty said...

oh totally gorgeous and love the pinks, stunning, coloured my first saturated canary image last night from your fabulous inspiration
thank you
Kate x

Pam said...

Another fabulous creation Nic & the gorheous Sassy girl is coloured to perfection as usual! I love the little touches like the glossy accents on her eyes & lips, they really make her look life like!
Thanks again for the info about the scrim, hubby thinks he has some in the shed so will have to get him to root it out!!
Well done getting the castle built, I do feel very proud of my self when I finally get one of the kids toys put together although at 12 my son usually gets it done faster than me lol!!

Pam x

Teresa said...

Hi Coops, I love pink! this is gorgeous - she looks amazing with your wonderful colouring as always - and good luck with that castle :) Hugs, Teresa x

Debs M said...

stunning card and your colouring is amazing x

Cazza said...

Pink-Tastic card hon, loving her pink hair too!
Yaaaaay for the construction workers, now playtime can begin!! :o))

sara said...

gorgeous gorgeous love all the pink especially her hair fab image ive just coloured her too
hugs sara x x x

Donna said...

Wow, this is beautiful Nic, I love the gorgeous papers and layout and her pink hair is so cool :) Donna ♥ x

Janette said...

WOW Nic a real stunner hun, love, love it and the papers and everything are just gorgeous..xxxx

tilly said...

love this card Coopsy... fab papers but adore the marriane die

Karen said...

Gorgeous card. Love the papers and I want that heart die. Love her hair and lips. Great colouring as always xx

Mummylade said...

this is a fabulous project and I love all the bling on it.
Thank you so much for entering our challenge at Allsorts this week and good luck!

Catherine said...

This is fab, love the glossy accents on the lips and adore all the pinks....

Sue said...

Very lovely card Nic,the image is fabulous.
Sue xx

Sarahshandmadecardsx said...

A stunning card Nic - loving her pink hair and acqua eyes.

The castle looks fab and good luck with your next builds - I remember those days well!

Hugs Sarahx

angelwhispers said...

Wow another fabulous coloured SC image just superb! Chanelle xxx

Susan Flynn said...

Lurveeeeeeeeeee this card its so pink and scrummy. The heart is delish too!! Your colouring is spot on as usual, just love everything about it yummy!! Hugs Susan x

xxxtglxxx said...

Oooh, this is gorgeous Nic. Love the delish pinks and her hair looks fab. I just had to go find that heart die and treat myself, its perfect on this and looks great with your soft pearly card.

Beautiful papers too.



sallysbitz said...

Your card is Gorgeous Nic. I love how you have added the glitz to the hearts, & that border die is beautiful x

hugs sally x

Jenny said...

A lovely card. really like those papers. I feel another purchase may be on the cards.
Thanks for joining Papertake Weekly.

Anonymous said...

Gorgeous Coops and I adore her pink hair! Fabulous!

Delphine said...

WOW, Coops! Fantastic colours and colouring, gorgeous image and papers, and I love all the hearts! Hugs Delphine xx

Little K Smith said...

Oh this is gorgeously yummy Coops, lovin' all the pink, especially her hair! And love the fab dies too :)

shampylou30 said...

stunning card love the hair your colouring is fab seems im last to find out about these stamps xxxxxx

Sarah said...

Wow, wow, wow, wow WOW! Adore this card Coops, I've had a crappy day at work and your card has put a smile back in my face, thank you xxx

creativchen said...

Fantastic and so beautiful colored, dear coops! How do you got the eyes so shining??? Many Hugs from Marina

coldwaters2 said...

Wowwwww this is stunning Nic, that image is beautiful I love that die cut border and the papers, and I totally love how you have made those hearts look so puffy, it looks as if I could reach out and give it a squidge, lol, this is stupendous.
Lorraine x

jules said...

gorgeous card Coops using a great digi image!!

Denise and Louise said...

This is gorgeous. Such a cute image and perfect colouring. Love that die cut heart too.
Denise xx

Gemma said...

wow I totally love this!! thanks for joining in at Charisma this week! Gemma :)

Debi said...

Your card is lovely! Thank you for playing along with the Papertake Weekly challenge.

HandmadebyTLC said...

where did you get those little white lattice hearts? Really pretty
Tammy Louise and I love the polka dot paper too!

HandmadebyTLC said...

I can't find the same heart die, which brand is that? Really need one, just adore it!
Tammy Louise

Andrea C said...

You always make images pop and this one is just stupendous x