Tuesday 5 June 2012

Crafts and Me - Chelsea

Good morning all.I hope you are all well.The party in the park was fab yesterday.we had medieval jousting and rock climbing and bouncy castles and the fairground rides.little/big man really enjoyed himself especially when he got to try on the gloves and helmets at the medieval stand.
So on to my card today which is using one of the new releases at Crafts and Me.
This one is Chelsea by Hannah Lynn and she is a stunner.
I am entering my card into the following challenges:
1.Fashionista challenge - Challenge 3 - Simply Summer
2.Simon says stamp challenge - Anything goes - 4th entry
3.Whimsy Inspirations Challenge - Challenge 41 - Bingo - Pearls,Image,Flowers
4.DYSU Challenge - Challenge 74 - Under the sea
5.Fussy and Fancy Challenge - Challenge 64 - Swirls and Flourishes
6.Crafters Companion Challenge - Challenge 25 - Time to Embellish
7.Allsorts Challenge - Week 157 - Oh i do like to be beside the seaside - i hope a mermaid is ok ladies?
8.Saturday Challenge - Challenge 188 - Anything goes
9.The Squirrel and the Fox - Challenge 19 - Summer or Winter - i went with summer
10. Sketchy Colors - Challenge 120 - Fantastic sketch by Marianne

Products used are:
Brown card
first edition papers - boho chic
joy craft swirl die
cheery lynn corner dies
go create circle die
pearls and gems from stash
pearl glimmer mist
distress ink - tumble glass ( mixed with the glimmer mist to paint the sea)
wild orchid crafts flowers
stickles stardust
white gel pen
promarkers and flexmarkers

promarkers and flexmarkers used are:
blush,sunkissed pink,coral,cinnamon,peach
honeycomb,spice,burnt orange,chestnut,firebrick,walnut
peach,mango,orange,burnt orange
pastel yellow,mustard,raw sienna,burnt sienna
lime zest.pear.forest

and a sideways view.
thanks so much for popping by, means a lot.
i`m at work soon so i`ll catch up with you all later :D
luv coops.xx


Caroline said...

What a gorgeous card image is beautifully coloured and the colours and layout and embelishments are fantastic. Take care Caroline xxx

Lisa said...

Wow Coops this is truly stunning! Such a beautiful image and gorgeous colours.

Lisa x

sara said...

gorgeous, love love love that image and the background you made is stunning with her beautiful card
hugs sara x x x

Janice said...

Another beauty Coops - lovely work, Jx

Marlene Atkinson said...

Aww Coops this is divine, your colours are gorgeous, love the pearls in the hair. Marlene

Laine said...

Another Wow from me Coops, this is stunning. I love it all. Your colouring skills are fabulous and the styling and embellishment of this card are awesome. Thank you so much for joining us this month at Fashionista.

Unknown said...

Morning Coops, stunning card gorgeous, Jo xxx

Netty said...

Sounds as if you all had a great time Coops. Loving your fabulous card. Annette x

Christine L said...

Glad you had a fab day at the party in the park hon....

Your card is stunning, as always!

Christine x

Squirrel x said...

Oh wow hun, this is stunning. I just adore the amount of detail you create in your images, it makes something ordinary into something so amazingly beautiful. A great work of art. Hugs Sxx

Debs M said...

gorgeous, beautifully coloured and love the pearls coming out of the chest x

Doreen said...

This is simply stunning Coops.xxx

Teresa - My Crafty Heart said...

Wow Coops - a stunning card! I love this stamp, I think I might have to take a look at Crafts and Me:) Your colouring is amazing as always, Hugs, Teresa x

Jo said...

Gorgeous card, Coops, stunning image and a fab colour combo, too!
Hugs Jo x

Craftin Suzie (Susan Wykes) said...

This is really inspirational coops love the pearls cascading out of the treasure chest and what beautiful colouring - as always! Hugs Susan x

Lors said...

Morning Nic, wow this card is fab, I love the colour scheme, it just all goes so well, glad you had a good time yesterday, bet your little man was exhausted...take care...Lorsx

McCrafty's Cards said...

An absolutely beautiful card Coop's, the image is gorgeous i like the papers the swirls and the pearls.
Kevin xx

Fiona said...

wow Nic..truly spectacular.


Janine said...

Beautiful card Coops. Amazing colouring as always.
Hugs, Janine xx

Chrissy said...

Stuning Coops, gorgeous image and the most beautiful detail in your colouring..gorgeous.


nnalorac said...

Sounds like a fun afternoon for you all, love the fab card. Carolxx

Grenouille Greetings said...

Sounds like you had a great time yesterday and you clearly had time to make a fabulous card too. Super duper colouring and lovely colours. Love the orange flowers and the little dotty pearly elements in her hair and on her tail. Hugs, Lesley


Wow Nic
A stunning and beautiful card love the image and gorgeous colour's
Hugs Dianne xx :)

catherine said...

Fantastic card Coops and love all the extras you have added. Love the white highlighting too
x catherine

Joey said...

WOWZER Coops, absolutely LOVE this card, gorgeous details, especially like the pearls and the white dots to her hair, fab fab work hun. Joey xx

Marilyn said...

How pretty! I like everything about this, the image,your papers, your colouring, layout and design. So cute how you have the pearls 'spilling out' of the treasure chest.

Sue said...

Faulous card Nic,love the layout.your image is very pretty and fab colouring as ever.
Hugs Sue xx

Sue said...

oh WOW!"! This is stunning. The image is sooo beautiful and coloured perfectly. I love the way you have added the pearls and the colours are gorgeous too

hugs Sue

mylittlecardstudio.blogspot.com said...

Beautiful card. I love the layout, colour combo and image. Hugs, Jill x

mylittlecardstudio.blogspot.com said...

Beautiful card. I love the layout, colour combo and image. Hugs, Jill x

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Sounds like you had a fab day hun!
Gorgeous creation, great colour combo!
Hugs Shell xx

XxJULESxX said...

oh wow Coops stunning card!!!

Alyce Kit and Clowder said...

Wow Coops this is absolutely stunning! I really really love your colouring and the beautiful tones and that layout is just amazing! The pearls in her hair and the treasure chest are the perfect touch too :D

Olivia said...

Another gorgeous card! Love the touch of the white in the hair!

susiestacey said...

Soooooooooo pretty x Susan x

Jackie said...

Stunning card, wonderful colours and layout :o)
Jackie xx

crafty-stamper said...

I must admit I run out of things to say about your cards because they are always stunning and this is no exception and always beautifully coloured
carol xx

Maria said...

WOW!!!!! This is stunning! A gorgeous card!

Maria B.

Aud said...

Love this coops and your colouring in is fab. Hope youve recovered from your celebrations. Aud x

Amanda said...

Stunning card, love the hair on this image you must have really enjoyed colouring it. Hugs, Amanda x

Lorraine said...

Ooooh, this is fabulous Coops. Love the layers and details on this.

Creations by Shirl said...

Your entire lay out on the card is just stunning... Wow I will have to go and check out that Crafts & Me. Beautifully done Coops!

Martina said...

What beautiful colour-combo! And the stamp is ahhh and oohhh =) Love it! Of course your colouring is topping everything! Gorgeous card again Coops!

Pink Dandelion said...

Really glad you had fun in the park Nic. Love your card, especially how you've coloured her hair and highlighted with the gel pen. Debs xx

Sue B said...

Wow! this is So gorgeous Coops! what a wonderful image and you've coloured her to perfection! Love the lush papers and flowers - it's a real stunner!
Glad you enjoyed the party in the park! it sounds good fun!! ;-))
Big Hugs
Sue xx

Donna said...

Gorgeous card hun, your colouring really gives this card the wow factor :) Donna ♥ x

Lorraine said...

Stunning card, gorgeous image beautifully coloured - love it!
Lorraine x

WencheP said...

What a gorgeous card! So many fabulous and sweet details. Thanks for joining us at Do You Stack Up.


Have A Scrap Happy Day said...

Ohhh wow Coops. Your card is out-of-this-world GORGEOUS. I'm admiring all the details you added and especially love the pearls on the treasure chest and white dots on the flowers and in her hair. BEAUTIFUL JOB.

Mary J said...

Wow, that is sooo pretty coops - gorgeous touches to her hair!

pinky said...

Oh wow, love the combination of papers, embellishments and flowers. So perfect together and such attention to detail Coops.

debby4000 said...

Absolutely gorgeous, love it.

Denise said...

Gorgeous!! Love that beautiful image and your pretty colour combo.
Thanks for joining us at DYSU this week.
Denise xx

Linda said...

Gorgeous Card Coops, so pretty, Linda xx

Little K Smith said...

Oh this is stunning Coops! I adore Hannah's images, beautiful colours and the pearls are a perfect addition :)

Sandra H said...

Hi Coops, Your card and image is totally stunning:)x

angeleef said...

Your card really made my jaw drop! This is one amazingly fab coloured and well detailed card! I love the highlights in the hair and the way you've used those pearls on the treaser chest! It is just unbelievable! Amazing!
Thanks for joining us at Whimsy this week and good luck with the challenges!

downrightcrafty said...

so sorry on catch up, had a hectic weekend schedule :) as well as the drink !!!!. This is just gorgeous
Hugs Kate xx

Eileen said...

Coops this is stunning. What a beautiful image and coloured to perfection. Love the pearls escaping from the chest.
Eileen x

Larissa said...

Fabulous Coops! Love the little white dots you added to the image, so clever and pretty.



Jovan said...

OMG...this card is STUNNING! The colors, papers and details are AMAZING!

Wendy said...

Absolutely gorgeous Coops, stunning image and love all the beautiful details.
Wendy xx

Donna Mosley said...

Wow! she is indeed beautiful Nic, love your amazing colouring and the details are so scrummy too.

Donna x

Unknown said...

Such a stunning creation sweetie, I love all of your pretty details and your colouring is superb, thanks again for sharing the colours u use too it helps me so much will my own efforts! Hugs xx cara xx

angelwhispers said...

Coops this is just beautiful what a fab image and wow your colouring is just awesome!! Loving all the wonderful detail and I love all the pearls really superb! Chanelle xx

gina g said...

Wow Nic this is stunning! i love everything about it beautiful work. luv gina xx

sallysbitz2 said...

This is a stunner Nic, love it. Great colours x

hugs sally x

Lou said...

Hi! love this too Coops,amazing colours and colouring-so much lovely detail to study :))
hugs Lou.xxx

Julie said...

Oh my word, Totally amazing dony to the last little detail!!! Enjoy the rest of your week, Julie.x

Rina said...

FABULOUS! Absolutely stunning coloring and shading, lovely design and embellies!!!

Thanks for joining in this challenge at Fashionista!

Rina Fashionista

SoniaW said...

Just loving the pearls they really make teh card - along with your fab colouring and design of course!!!
Son x

tilly said...

a stunning new image and beautiful papers and embellies

Lou Mac said...

How. Perfect. LOVE the colours and the addition of those two blue roses blows my mind - and I don't know why. You have such a knack of making the whole of your design flow so perfectly!!


Arline said...

Glad you had a fab time hun. Great card, love how you have used the pearls :) xx

Shazza said...

this is stunning, love that hair x

Suzie's Card Den said...

Hiya Coops
Gorgeous card, love the hair with the pearls.
Thank you for joining us at Fashionista Challenge Blog, good luck and hope to see you again soon.
Suzie xx

xxxtglxxx said...

absolutely breathtaking hun! :)

stunning colouring and beautiful image. love the pearls on the treasure chest and in her hair too!



Curly said...

Thank you so much for joining us at the Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge with this amazing creation

Good luck with the challenge,
Hugs Bridget :0) x

Julie said...

Wow, this is fabulous!! Stunning colouring (again) and I love the pearls spilling out of the chest! Juliexx

Sarah said...

Oh my, this is just gorgeous Coops! Love the colour combination and your colouring is amazing x

coldwaters2 said...

Oh Nic I have spent far to long looking at this wonderful creation, but I just cannot get enough of your superb work, your colouring has always held me spellbound, thanks to you I have started using my promarkers alot more, I have even ordered some off C&C, the flowers, design and colours you have used look exceptionally beautiful.
Lorraine x

annes paperfun said...

Oh..my!! Such a lovely card!
Beautiful details ♥
Thank you for joining us at Sketchy Colors this week - good luck!
Hugs Anne

Sazzle said...

Congratulations Nic you've been chosen as one of our Top 5 from the Swirls and Flourishes challenge.

Please pop over to Fussy and Fancy to pick up your blinkie.

xx Happy crafting and glittery hugs xx


BettyBoop67 said...

WOWS-ER Coops absolutely stunning.
Congrats to you also.
Sue xx