Monday, 22 July 2013

Vase bouquet and distress inks.

Good morning all.
I hope you are all well.
I am a little behind in visiting you all as I sorted out my pantry yesterday, I want to know how I managed to fill 6 binbags full of tat out of such a small space, oh and an old hoover or two.Its lovely and tidy now, just the spare room, jacks bedroom and the shed to go and it looks like we will have plenty of time as its given rain out
So here is my card for today and I decided to colour with distress inks for a change, I have lots of ink pads but don`t use them often and I really fancied just sitting and painting.
Don`t look too close though, I did try and paint it to look a bit aged and shabby, honest :D
I am entering my card into the following challenges:
1.ABC Challenge - R is for Roses - Flowers/and or red.
2.Crafts 4 Eternity Challenge - R133 - Inky Fingers (I have used inks to paint my image)
3.Brown Sugar Challenge - Challenge 51 - Anything Goes
4.Crafting When We Can Challenge - Challenge 49 - Floral
Products used are:
Linen card
Mix of Prima and Docrafts papers
Kaisercraft sentiment
Stampendous cling stamp - vase bouquet
Distress tool
Distress inks

Distress inks used are:
Fired brick, aged mahogany, black soot
Crushed olive, forest moss
Wild honey, spiced marmalade, rusty hinge
Tumbled glass, broken china

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


Doreen said...

Beautiful,fabulous colours and

Squirrel x said...

Just stunning hun xx

Jackie said...

Gorgeous card, beautiful painting. Good luck with the clearout :o)
Jackie xx

Tracey T said...

I think it looks beautiful, Nic. It's got a lovely soft watercolour feel to it and the neutral background really makes those red flowers pop! Well done on clearing out the pantry; I'm trying to bribe the Boy Wonder to help me do mine! Hugs, Tracey x

Have A Scrap Happy Day said...

Such a beautiful card Coops. Love how the pretty flowers POP.

Unknown said...

Fab use of your distressed inks Nic, brilliant result and you should be proud of it ...luv aNNie xx

Debs M said...

looks great x

Craftin Suzie (Susan Wykes) said...

Its gorgeous Nic, what a beautiful image and your colouring looks brilliant to me! Have a great day whatever you do!! Susan x

tilly said...

A lovely card with those flowers Coops, I wish I could throw stuff out like that....... I just seem to cling to it for another day lol

Chrissy said...

Beautiful Coops,such a gorgeous image and your painting is wonderful..gorgeous colours..


Tanya said...

Beautiful card Coops, love the colours, soo pretty :) I love how the flowers pop from the plain background :)

Tags xx

Loopylou. said...

ooooh its gorgeous Nic, loving those layers
huge hugs Lou xx

Sue said...

Stunning card Nic, I love the image, fabulous colouring and gorgeous papers too.
hugs Sue xx

Pat K said...

Beautiful card Nic and your water colouring is fabulous. hugs, Pat K x

Margarets designer cards said...

Hi Nic

Gorgeous card love the vase of flowers and such striking colours

Don't ask me how so much gets in the cupboards, I have mine to do and a spare bedroom that at the moment no one even sleep on the bed at the moment for everything that's on it.
Keep cool

crafty-stamper said...

Beautifully coloured image and distressed edges
carol x

Whisper said...

Oooo stunning hun and i must have a try and painting my distress inks too, Luv Sam x

Creations by Shirl said...

Beautiful get well card Coops... love the image and pretty colours~

maxine said...

Stunning card x

downrightcrafty said...

this is gorgeous hun and great colours
Hugs Kate xx

Debs said...

So beautiful Nic - the flowers are so vibrant and really pop.
Debs xx

Crafty Moone Cards said...

Beautiful card. Sue x

Vicky said...

Gorgeous hun...:o)

biggest of hugs Vicky xx

Jacqui's little piece of England said...

lovely card Nic love the colour of your flowers
jacqui x

Pop's Cards said...

Gorgeous creation sweetie, hugs Pops x

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Great colours, fab card

Viv said...

Such a pretty card Coops!!x said...

Nic this is gorgeous love those roses. Sounds like you have been busy do you fancy coming and sort me out. Love Alison xx

Lynne in NI said...

Aww this is beautiful Nic, I especially love how you coloured your background.
When you're done clearing out your house, come and do mine ;)

Wendy said...

Absolutely beautiful Nic.
Wendy xx

Sandra H said...

Beautiful card Coops

Netty said...

Loving your gorgeous card Coops, x

debby4000 said...

Gorgeous and beautiful image.

nwilliams6 said...

Nic, this is such a pleasure to view! Lovely coloring, painting, shading - whatever you did is fabulous. Gorgeous card with sweet details but not too bulky - my favorite kind. This will make someone feel much better and very special - the best kind of card. You are so inspiring me with your tales of de-cluttering and cleaning - I ALMOST feel like having a go of it myself. Keep sharing and I may take the plunge. Hugz!

Cazza said...

This is so pretty Coops! :o)

Sarah said...

Absolutely beautiful Coops x

Julies Crafty Creations said...

Really beautiful card, thanks for sharing it with us at Brown Sugar challenges and good luck
Julie x
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michele said...

Gorgeous! Thanks so much for sharing your creation with us at Crafts 4 Eternity. Hugs x

Janice said...

This is lovely too - great image & design. Jx

Little K Smith said...

This gorgeous Nic, I love the bold colours of the image with the pale papers :)

Nikki said...

What a lovely card and a great image. Thanks for playing along at ABC challenges.