Friday 5 July 2013

Cherry Blossom.

Good morning all. I hope you are all well. Sports day was good yesterday. The local radio station was there and my laddo came 4th in his bean bag race and won with his friends in the relay.They no longer get certificates as once they get to the higher years they play for their house colours.His team is Green and they came in 2nd place out of 4.
OOOOOOOOOOOO and the scaffolding has FINALLY come down on the build next door and out of my garden, so pleased. :D
So enough of my waffle and on to my card which I am entering into the following challenges:
1.Black with 2 Challenge - July Challenge - Black with olive greens and crystal blues.
2.Fab N Funky Challenge - Challenge 178 - Anything but square.
3.Charisma Cardz Challenge - Challenge 26 - Lace
4.Saturated Canary Challenge - Challenge 47 - Celebration (birthday best wishes)
Products used are:
Go create circle and scallop circle dies
Black card
Mix of papers
Black lace
MIC chipboard cherry blossom, swirl and butterfly coloured black
Papermania sentiment stamp
Rolled flowers
Saturated Canary stamp - cherry blossom
Distress tool

Pro/Flexmarkers used are:
Blush, sunkissed pink, coral, cinnamon
Blue grey 5,cool grey 5, black
Pear,moss,herb,yellow khaki,pesto
Cool aqua,duck egg,sky
Soft aqua,glacier

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


Sharon said...

This is gorgeous Coops. The image is gorgeous and I love the colours and design.
Hugs Sharon. x

Sheila said...

Beautiful card Nic and such a lovely colour choice too. Perfect for the image. Have good weekend, Sheila x

Squirrel x said...

Oh hun, she is delightful! Love the colours and design. Your rolled flowers are brilliant. Hugs Sxx

Craftin Suzie (Susan Wykes) said...

Fabulous Nic, what a wonderful colour choice it is so eyecatching! Great news about the scaffolding - just in time for the heat wave! Susan xx

Unknown said...

Gorgeous card and wow love the stamp and colour combo...good on your lad for coming 4th...xxxx

tilly said...

a super card and I love those rolled flowers

Whisper said...

Oooo very classy hun and am loving the colour combo too.

Well done to son in his school sports day - H has his next week, Luv Sam x

Pop's Cards said...

Morning sweetie this is gorgeous big happy hugs love Pops x

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Ooh never seen her before, love her sweet face, very unusual colours, fab x

Sue said...

Stunning card Nic. I love the image, colours and fabulous layout.
I'm pleased the sports day went well, thankfully the weather was better than last year.
hugs Sue xx

McCrafty's Cards said...

Beautiful card Coop's, I like the adorable image,and the wonderful striking colours.
Kevin xx

BrossArtAddiction said...

SO very beautiful Coops! Love the interesting colors! And I would have never guessed this to be an SC image, love it!

xx Tracey xx

Jackie said...

Oh wow, stunning card :o)
Jackie xx

Jacqui's little piece of England said...

Lovely card Nic loving your colours
jacqui x

Kelly Lloyd said...

A stunning card, wonderful design
Hugs Kelly

XxJULESxX said...

wow gorgeous card Coops as always!!
my grandaughters have sports day today, i used to excell in sport at school but now i cant climb stairs without gasping for breathe!!! lol!, good job i stopped smoking!

susiestacey said...

Gorgeous card Nic, love the image and the shape is lovely too. have a good weekend x Susan x

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Stunning hun, love the splash of colour against the black!

Have a great weekend
hugs shell xx

Lau W said...

Oh superb colors and so beautiful card Nic !

Little K Smith said...

Oohhh a wonderful creation hun! I love the dark delish colours! A fab design too and such a gorgeous image!
Have a lovely weekend :)

Sue B said...

Wow!!! Oh my - this is awesome Coops… what a fab card shape and colour combo!! the image is really sweet and you've coloured her to perfection… I love those wonderful cherry blossoms and the rolled roses… it's a corker of a card hun!!
Glad laddo had a fab Sports Day - sounds like his team did really well… and really glad the Scaffolding is now down!! a skip has just been delivered few doors down from us :-0 !! so we are expecting more noise as we live on terraced row! it's awful lately… as soon as one house finishes the DIY - another one starts up!! LOL
Have a lovely weekend! :-)
Big hugs
Sue xx

Alli Devine said...

Lovely card, really unusual design and such a striking image . Love the paper flowers too Thanks for Joining with us at Fab n Funky

Alli x

Creations by Shirl said...

Beautiful Coops~ love the cuteness of this image, the colours, the layout of your design....


Wow Nic - another awesome creation! The Oriental stamps are fabulous - love the little Geisha girl. Fabulous colouring as always, and an amazing layout. LOVE it!!
Hugs, Sylvia xx
PS: so pleased the scaffolding has disappeared - must have been a nightmare for you and your family.


Wow Nic - another awesome creation! The Oriental stamps are fabulous - love the little Geisha girl. Fabulous colouring as always, and an amazing layout. LOVE it!!
Hugs, Sylvia xx
PS: so pleased the scaffolding has disappeared - must have been a nightmare for you and your family.

Claire said...

absolutely gorgeous card, love the shape and fab colours and a lovely image too. Hugs, Claire x

Lorraine said...

Gorgeous card Nic. I love the image and pretty colours and layout.
Lorraine x

Unknown said...

So beautiful sweetie! Love the colours and those cherry blossoms in black!
Have a great weekend in the sunshine hun
Hugs xx Cara xx

Crafty Moone Cards said...

So gorgeous. Sue x

Donna Mosley said...

WOW!!!! Nic, this is so incredible hun. Love the gorgeous image and stunning design.

Donna x

Loopylou. said...

Oh swoon!, this is just divine Nic!! I love everything on it and the flowers popped out hanging down are so pretty
Thankyou oodles for popping in and playing along with us over on the SC challenge blog
Huge hugs Lou xxx

sue said...

stunning card coops,beautiful as always sue xx

June Nelson said...

Loook at your colouring girl!!! its amazing!! what a fabulous card darl oooh I dont half love this its so different, beautiful big huggies June xxxxxxxxxx said...

Nic wonderful card love the image. So glad sports day went well and that you are finally scaffold free. Love Alison xx

Anonymous said...

As gorgeous as ever Nic! Have missed all your fabulous makes.

Unknown said...

wow nick love this card stunning work my sweetie.....truly perfect congrats to your lado too hugs sassyxxxxxxxxxxx

Wishcraft said...

Beautiful card Nic! Fab design and details, love the image and gorgeous colours too :o) Hugs, Lisa x

Sandra H said...

Totally stunning Coops x

Sarahshandmadecardsx said...

A stunning card Nic. I love the great design and colours and the fab image.

Thanks for joining us at Charisma Cardz this week and good luck.

Hugs Sarahxx

Janine said...

Gorgeous card Nic. Great design and layout.
Hugs, Janine xx

Deb said...

oh wow, this is amazing, loving the folds in her dress!

kay said...

Gorgeous coops and well done to your little man x

Christine L said...

Fabulous oriental style card Nic.. love it!

Glad your little one did well at sports day... and phew... the scaffolding!! All good!!

Christine x

Eileen said...

Another fabulous creation. Love the image and the dramatic colours you have used here. The rolled flowers look great.
Sounds as if you had a great day out
Eileen x

Donna said...

Totally adorable Nic, love the choice of colours and your added detail is lush :) Donna x

Vanessa (aka V'ness, Nessa, oldschool) said...

Lovelovelove this!!!
Thank you so much for showing us your lace at charisma!!!

Mau xx said...

Beautiful colouring and shape! I love it.
Hugs Mau xx

Sarah said...

Stunning card Coops, beautiful everything x

nwilliams6 said...

This is soo cool. Love the black and green and all the really cool details. You make the most interesting cards! Hugz!

Rach83 said...

Wow! This is so special. I love the colour combo, image and embellies. Your shaped card is brilliant too.

Thanks for playing along at Fab'n'Funky Challenges this week.

Rachel x

Kelly said...

Oh my goodness this is stunning Nic!!! Hugs, Kelly xxx