Wednesday, 10 April 2013

Spring Birthday Wishes

Good morning all.I hope you are all well.Hubby had his hospital app yesterday and is now waiting for another app to have his legs scanned and then the consultant can decide which procedure he will need to remove his varicose viens, yuk.
We are off out again today,we are off to Pooles Cavern.I went a lot as a child so i m really looking forward to it.
I made this card late last night whilst hubby and Jack were watching The Hobbit.
I am entering my card into the following challenges:
1.The Sugar Bowl Challenge - Challenge 102 - Anything Goes
2.Brown Sugar Challenge - Challenge 36 - Spring
3.Allsorts Challenge - Challenge 201 - Spring has sprung
4.Joanna Sheen Challenge - Spring into spring
5.Dream Valley Challenge - Challenge 54 - Happy Birthday
6.Stamp with Fun Challenge - Challenge 206 - Birthday
Products used are:
White linen card
First edition papers - Spring drop
Spellbinders oval die
Dovecraft ribbon
Butterfly from stash
Cuddly Buddly sentiment
Distress ink - tumbled glass
Sugar nellie stamp - cherry pip

Pro/Flexmarkers used are:
Blush,sunkissed pink,coral,cinnamon,warm grey 4
Lime zest,lime,pear
Rest of the image paper pieced.

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


downrightcrafty said...

so cute and love the paper piecing not done this myself for a while, mmmmmm may have to create, thanks for the inspiration
Hugs Kate xx

Cards by Alison said...

Such a pretty card love the image and your colouring is fantastic really need practice. Glad hubby's appt went well and hope his appt for the scan happens soon. Love Alison xx

Jacki Daniels said...

Hi Nic have a great day
Beautiful card again love the paper piecing and design
Jacki xx

Jacqui's little piece of England said...

Beautiful Nic, love your paperpiecing
jacqui x

Whisper said...

Oooo fabby spring colours and what fabby paper piecing too.

Enjoy your day out, i'm taking H to the local RSPB for a wild morning of den building and nature trails, Luv Sam x

tilly said...

pleased that at least Hubby is getting sorted....... love the card with it's colours and paper piecing

Sue - bearhouse said...

Gorgeous card Nic. I love the sweet image, pretty colours and fabulous layout.
I hope you have a good day
hugs Sue xx

nnalorac said...

Oh this is just so sweet Nic. Love how you have coloured Pip and love the pretty flowers. Carolxx

catherine said...

Beautiful card Nic and super colours. have a fantastic day out today
x catherine

Alexander said...

Your card look gorgeous!!!
Good luck to the challenge!

If you wish, come on my blog ... If you want, you can become a Member? Please! ... I'd be honored

rachel said...

Hi Nic - fab paper piecing on this card - wonderful - love it xx

Pop's Cards said...

Good Morning sweetie this is just gorgeous, hugs Pops x x x

Claire said...

This is so sweet Nic - love the pretty papers and colours. Hope you have a lovely day. Hugs, Claire x

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Stunning hun, love the paper piecing looks fab!
Hope your keeping well
huge hugs shell xx

nicolet said...

This card is gorgeous Nic!
Hugs Nicolet

Christine L said...

Fab spring colours Nic.. and lovely paper piecing too! Also like the sentiment... reminded me I have those too and will now try to use them!

Have a fab day out... sun is shining here!

Christine x

Sandra H said...

Wow Coops, This is totally stunning so beautifully coloured and the colours used ie backing papers and layout is stunning xx

Chris x said...

Stunning Nic a gorgeous design and beautiful colours.
Chris x

Loopylou. said...

awww thats so cute! hope hubs is on the mend soon hun
huge hugs Lou xxx

cass said...

Such a pretty card, and a very cute imsge, thanks for joining us at the Brown Sugar Chalenge Blog.

Marie-Louise said...

Gorgeous Nic.

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Have another lovely day. Very cute image and lovely Spring colours

McCrafty's Cards said...

Gorgeous card Coop's, I like the adorable image, the paper piecing and the colours.
Kevin xx

Qie said...

gorgeous card and super cute. thanks for joining us at Brown Sugar.

Margarets designer cards said...

Hi Nic

Lovely card, great image and beautiful colours

I hope hubby gets his scan quickly the NHS drags its feet down here, it seems ages between appointments and getting anything done,

Gibmiss said...

Hello coops
Fabulous card... Love the sweet image ..... Having trouble with my blog .... My post are not going through since i tried to join Bloglovin.... Stil making cards ....
Hugs Sylvie xxx

Sarahshandmadecardsx said...

A gorgeous card Nic using lovely spring colours. I love the image and how you have paper pieced her.

Hugs Sarahxx

~@ngie~ said...

WOW this is gorrrrrrrgeous... I love the way you've done the clothes etc & the papers are awesome but the colours are fantastic... makes me yearn for the warmer weather LOL
Apologies for not stopping by more often but in all honesty... I just forget... my brain aint what it used to be :( but oh well... I do try LOL

love n hugz Angie xXx

Lau W said...

Love the bright colors of this card, and love the paper pieced too ! So lovely image !

crafty-stamper said...

really cute image love the papers and gorgeous bow and love the paper piecing
carol x

Doreen said...

Beautiful card...lovely image and

Lorraine said...

Gorgeous card Nic. The image looks fab and I love the papers and all the paper piecing.
Lorraine x

Sue M B said...

Aww this is SO sweet Coops… she's adorable and your colouring and paper piecing is really pretty! I love the papers and embellies… gorgeous Spring colours!
Hope you had a fab time at Pooles Cavern… yes I used to go there as a child too… lots of fun memories! :-)
Big hugs
Sue xx

susiestacey said...

Gorgeous card Nic, love this sweet little Pip x Susan x

Jackie said...

What a delightful card and image. I hope you enjoyed Poole's Cavern :o)
Jackie xx

Debs said...

Adorable card Nic - fab paper piecing.
Debs xx

Crafty Moone Cards said...

Gorgeous. Sue x

Anita said...

Absolutely gorgeous Coops and one of my favorite Sugar Nellie stamps :) Love both your coloring and the paper piecing too.

The Crafty Goat Girl said...

Gorgeous little card, love the image and the colours are fabby! hugs Heidi x

Lozzy T said...

So pretty Nic, she's so cute. Beautiful colouring and love how you have done the flowers..Hugs Lozzy

coldwaters2 said...

This really does look like a card full of Spring time love, the papers and colours look gorgeous the design is ACE, Cherry Pip is a little beauty, I love it.
lorraine x

Janine said...

Such a sweet card Nic. Love the paper piecing. I haven't tried it yet.
Hope your hubby gets sorted out quickly.
Hugs, Janine xx

pinky said...

Very cute wee card Nic, wish I had a head of hair like that lol. Hope you had a good day out.

fionalawlor said...

Awww this is sooo pretty :) I love your flowers and the paper piecing looks gorgeous!
Fiona L x

Donna Mosley said...

Gorgeous card Nic, love the beautiful image and very pretty paper piecing. Hope you had a lovely day out hun and hope your Hubby gets his veins sorted soon.

Donna x

Nat said...

This is so pretty Nic, love your fresh colours and fab paper piecing.

May said...

Gorgeous card, Love that image coloured so beautifully... Perfect colours & design... Hugs May x x x

Little K Smith said...

Such a pretty card Nic, a lovely image, the papers are delish and I love the ribbon n butterfly too!

Wendy said...

Adorable and so gorgeous Nic, love the paper piecing.
Wendy xx

Janet - aka stacky said...

Fabulous card Nic I love the paper piecing it looks great, the papers are soooooo lovely xx

Lyndsey Turner said...

Fab card, love the cute image and pretty pastel papers and colours. xx

Joynana said...

Very pretty card and the coloring is fab. Thanks for playing with us at Brown Sugar this week.

Wendy Nicola Jackson said...

That paper piecing is fab Nic. Love the cheery colours of the card too. Gorgeous. Hugs, Wends xxx

Janice said...

Super paper piecing and I love the colours of your sweet girly card. Jx

debby4000 said...

Love your gorgeous card Nic.

Anonymous said...

Soooo gorgeous Nic! Beautiful image and colours and the paper piecing looks lovely.

Glad your hubby is getting his veins done. Dave had his done in January and you'd never know he'd ever had varicose veins! He's got matching legs now, lol!

xxxtglxxx said...

Ooooh, this is adorable! :) Love the springlike colours and fab paper piecing - she really glows!



Sarah said...

Just gorgeous, love the soft colours and pretty details x

Clarissa Andrea said...

What a cutie, love your paper piecing. Thanks for joining us at stamp with fun and good luck.
xoxo Clarissa

Lexie said...

Fab card. Love the colours and paper piercing.

Thank you for joining us over at the Joanna Sheen Challenge. Good luck.