Monday, 3 December 2012

Without Words Challenge - Monochrome Christmas

Good morning all.I hope you are all well.Jack has gone back to school this morning, hes just hoping he doesn`t get the homework he would of been given on
Work for me soon but first we have a new challenge for you at the Without Words Challenge and our challenge this month is MONOCHROME CHRISTMAS so your card needs to be the shades of one colour only.We will allow skin tone and hair though and you can add a sentiment to your card but the rest must be CAS.
Exciting news too because Without Words is now a sponsored challenge so even more reason to come along to join us.Our sponsor for this challenge is:

offering a prize of two digital images

Designer of over 100 theatrical productions, Rick St Dennis (Donald McAfee) is also the author of 4 books on decorative painting and contributor to at least a dozen national magazines on crafts and art. He is one of a handful of designers to have designed TWO productions of AIDA, Verdi's massive Egyptian opera spectacle. Currently living in the quiet beach comminuity of Seal Beach, California he writes restaurant reviews and theatre reviews between assignments for web designs, logos and creating art for local shows. St. Dennis has appeared on such TV shows as Home Matters with Susan Powell, Aileen's Crafts and others. He was Crafts editor for Country Folk Art Magazine and sold his artwork nationally through galleries and shows. Among numerous awards he won a presidential commendation in 1976 for his contributions to the bicentennial year including the design of the west coast premier of William Grant Still's opera BAYOU LEGEND.

So here is my card for this challenge and i have used a fabulous image kindly given to us by Rick.She is called Rose Angel.
I am also entering my card into the following challenges:
1.The Paper Shelter challenge - Challenge 92 - Christmas is coming
2.Simon says stamp challenge - Anything goes
3.Allsorts challenge - Week 183 - Advent

Products used are:
Red card
WRS and Kaisercraft papers
Pinkgem sentiment stamp.
Rick st Dennis digi - Christmas rose
Ickle bit of Stickles stardust
Pro/flemarkers used are:
Blush,sunkissed pink,coral,cinnamon,warm grey 4
Antique pink,ruby,crimson,burgandy,cool grey 5

And a sideways view,
Thanks so much for popping by,means a lot :D
Hugs Nic.xxxxx


Caroline said...

This is fabulous Nic the image is coloured beautifully and I love the red layout so striking. Caroline xxx

Jules said...

Hi Coops


What a brilliant colour you have worked with.

Lots of gorgeous layers too.

Hope you had a good weekend.

Love Jules xx

Squirrel x said...

Simply stunning hun! Hugs Sxx

Jacqui's little piece of England said...

This is lovely Coops love the colour you've used and the many layers

jacqui x

Jacqui's little piece of England said...

This is lovely Coops love the colour you've used and the many layers

jacqui x

Pop's Cards said...

Good Morning sweetie this is just stunning I love your colour choices too, gorgeous work, huggles Pops x x x

Chrissy said...

Great image Coops and loving the red..fabulous colouring.


Christine L said...

Hi Nic..

Lovin this card... perfect monochrome creation... with all those fab layers too!

Glad Jack is feeling better and fingers crossed about the homework!

Christine x

Doreen said...

Gorgoeus card Nic,love the image,papers and


Gorgeous card Nic fabulous image and love the colour
Hugs Dianne xx :)

Boxofcolours said...

Great card Coops!

Crafty Chris said...

Wow isnt she a fantastic image and beautifully coloured a gorgeous card I can see I have missed quite a few stunners, have a great day.
Chris x

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous card Coops :-) the image is lovely and your colouring is amazing ! WOW ! :-)

thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Challenge :-)
Lols x x x

Margarets designer cards said...

Lovely card, Nic, I love the image beautifully coloured as usual. I expect he will get two lots of homework for tonight, as he missed a day.

Sue - bearhouse said...

This is wonderful Nic. I love the image and the colours are gorgeous.
I'm glad that Jack is feeling better.

hugs Sue

Eileen said...

Fabulous colouring again Nic and love all the rich red.
Glad Jack is feeling better
Eileen x

McCrafty's Cards said...

Gorgeous card Coop's great colouring of the image I like the papers and the colour.
Kevin xx

Marilyn said...

Your colouring is flawless and absolutely beautiful! Love this red card!

Susan Flynn said...

Gorgeous card Nic! Fab image, I love his I have just got some to colour and can't wait! Love the red you have used and coloured. Hugs Susan x

Deb said...

totally gorgeous card Coops, love this image!

Alyce said...

ooooh stunning coops!!! love the beautiful reds...they are so lovely and rich. a gorgeous card :)

Creations by Shirl said...

Great take on the monochromatic card.... Adorable Coops~

Sue said...

Oh this is a fab image Coops.. and you've coloured her beautifully… she reminds me of Victorian doll… love the papers.. they are perfect! :-))
Hope you have a good week!
Big Hugs
Sue xx

Lorraine said...

Gorgeous Coops. Love your colouring.
Lorraine x

Anonymous said...

Amazing colouring Nic!!

pinky said...

I love this quirky wee angel Nic, there is something very endearing about it.

Donna said...

Gorgeous card Nic, love the monochrome colouring and CAS design :) Donna ♥ x

Debs said...

Gorgeous card - stunning colouring as always and perfect DP's
Thanks for playing along at Allsorts this week.
Good luck.
Debs xx

Janice said...

Fantastic colouring, this is such a great card, Jx

Marlene Atkinson said...

This is gorgeous coops, the image is beautifully coloured as always,love the layout. Marlene

Sarah said...

Hi ya, what a wonderful image - it's soo unusual and a fabulous card.

Just love the colour, so vibrant!!


Betty said...

Stunning card Nic love the image and the colours you used

Eileen said...

Just popping back to say well done for being in the top 5 on Fashionista and also to say thanks for joining us this week at The Paper Shelter 'Christmas is Coming' challenge, and good luck
Eileen x

crafty-stamper said...

i love the beautiful rich red colour and vintage looking image x

Sandra H said...

Gorgeous card Beautifully coloured sweet image, fabulous layout and papers xx

Grenouille Greetings said...

Beautiful colouring, Nic! Hugs, Lesley

Shari said...

Love Rick's images and you've done an outstanding job of coloring and designing your card!! Thanks for playing with us at The Paper Shelter.

Melissa Bove (SCS ~ Melissa1872) said...

Beautiful card! Love that sweet image and your coloring is fabulous!!

Thank you very much for joining us this week at the Simon Says Stamp Challenge Blog!


Helene E said...

this is such a gorgeous image. Thank you so much for playing along with us at Allsorts this week and good luck!