Monday, 5 August 2013

Without Words Challenge - Beach holiday/At the seaside.

Good morning all.
I hope you are all well. We had another fabulous day yesterday despite the rain.
The American civil war re-enactment was fantastic although very loud when they fired the cannons.
Our laddo enjoyed the fairground rides and of course we had to have hotdogs and icecreams :D
So the reason i am here this morning.
We have a new challenge for you at the WITHOUT WORDS CHALLENGE.
This month our challenge is BEACH HOLIDAY / AT THE SEASIDE
  Please remember to follow our CAS definition and the theme of this months challenge for your entry to be a valid one.
And this month we have not one but TWO wonderful sponsors so there will be TWO winners!

$15 store voucher or credit from MAKE IT CRAFTY

and £10 store voucher from QUIXOTIC PAPERIE

Here is my card which i am also entering into the following challenges:
1.Simon Says Stamp Challenge - Anything goes
2.Pollycraft Challenge - Challenge 4 - Fun in the sun
3.My Mums Craft Shop Challenge - Challenge 8 - Summer fun
4.Heck of a challenge - Summer holidays
5.Crafts too Challenge - Challenge 2 - Summer days
6.Creative Romance Challenge - Beach babes
7.Sweet Stampin Challenge - Beside the seaside
8.One Stop Craft Challenge - Challenge 237 - Keep it simple

Products used are:
White card
DCWV paper - linen closet
Shell pinched from the bathroom.
Go create circle dies
Embossing folder
Faye whittaker stamp - Lifebouy
Distress inks
Stickles - stardust

Distress inks used are:
Tattered rose, antique linen, vintage photo, pumice stone, spiced marmalade, rusty hinge, worn lipstick, frayed burlap, tumbled glass, broken china.

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


Jacqui's little piece of England said...

Lovely card Nic great image and colouring xx

Have A Scrap Happy Day said...

Oh, that's a cool layout. Love the pretty ribbon too....nice color.

Sheila said...

Beautiful! X

Kelly Lloyd said...

Great design with this beautiful image nic.
Hugs Kelly

Claire said...

This is just lovely Nic - gorgeous seaside colours and such a sweet image and the added touch of the shell. Thanks for playing along at a HOAC this month. Hugs, Claire x

Anonymous said...

Gorgeous card Nic! Love the image and the soft 'washed out' colouring which is just perfect for the seaside theme. Lovely!

Christine L said...

Fabbie image and colouring of course, and I love the porthole type effect too... and chuckled at the shell from the bathroom!! hehe!

Glad you enjoyed the day yesterday despite the big bangs!

Christine x

Squirrel x said...

Awesome!! xx

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

A beautiful card Nic, love the porthole effect! Susan x

McCrafty's Cards said...

Beautiful card Coop's, I like the sweet image, the colours and the ribbon.
Kevin xx

Little K Smith said...

Aw such a lovely summer card Nic! I love the sweet image, perfect colours & colouring, I love the design and I love the shell with the lush ribbon too!

Mary J said...

That is such a sweet card, Nic! The ribbon really sets it off beautifully!

Sarah said...

Absolutely beautiful card Coops, gorgeous colours x

Jackie said...

Very sweet image and card, pretty papers too :o)
Jackie xx

Sue - bearhouse said...

Gorgeous card Nic. I love the image, beautiful colouring and pretty ribbon
hugs Sue xx

crafty-stamper said...

sweet image and gorgeous bow,love the shell and colouring
carol x


Such a beautiful clean and elegant card Coops. I love it. Janine X PS Thank you for your comments of congrats. I really appreciate them.

Dangina Martinez said...

Aww.. So sweet. Great image and ribbon. Beautiful
Hugs, Dangina

Debs said...

So beautiful Nic - stunning image and fabulous LO
Have a wonderful day
Debs xx

Donna said...

Gorgeous card Nic, love the image and they way you have created a fram for it...fab texture too! :) Donna ♥ x

Jingle said...

Beautiful card! I love the glistening water and that ribbon couldn't be more perfect! So sweet! Thanks so much for playing along with us over at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge!

Lorraine said...

This is gorgeous Nic. The image is so sweet and I love the design.
Lorraine x

coldwaters2 said...

This is gorgeous Nic, love that image so much also the circle frame, ribbon and shell a super, super card.
lorraine x

catherine said...

A fabulous card Nic and such a great seaside image.
Glad you all enjoyed your day out.
x catherine

Vicky said...

I love it very pretty..:o)

biggest of hugs Vicky xx

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Adorable image and great layout, fab colours too

Janice said...

Such a super image and such a pretty card. Sorry I haven't visited for a bit, but just had a scroll down and a lovely catch up. Jx

Jo said...

Lovely card,fab image & love the soft colours.
hugs Jo x

Sandra H said...

Aww Coops this is really lovely x

susiestacey said...

Gorgeous card Nic x Susan x

Doreen said...

This is gorgeous,lovely

May said...

Adorable card, Love the image & Beautiful colours & design...Love the sparkle... Hugs May x x x

Wishcraft said...

Gorgeous card Nic! Love the soft colours with the brighter swimsuits, looks fabulous. Thanks for joining in at Sweet Stampin' and also at Pollycraft hun :o) Hugs, Lisa x

nwilliams6 said...

Nic, this is soooo pretty! Love the colors, great papers, and really beautiful ribbon. Makes me feel relaxed just looking at it. Lovely! Hugz!

Debbie said...

A gorgeous card Nic, just love this beautiful image. xx

Jules said...

Hi Coops

Fabulous colour combo and such a sweet image.

Pleased you are having a good week.

Love Jules xx

downrightcrafty said...

this is beautiful
Hugs Kate xx

Bridget Curnow said...

This is gorgeous Nic, fab colouring
have a lovely day
Hugs Bridget :) x

Joey said...

This is such a gorgeous scene, beautiful card. Joey xx

Shazza said...

fab card, love it x

Chrissy said... the porthole frame Coops, gorgeous colouring and love the image and ribbon..


Cards by Alison said...

Nic just love your card so pretty. Beautiful image. Love Alison xx

Gail said...

What a great card! Love the image and your coloring of these ladies is fabulous. Love that ribbon on it, too. Great die cuts...I really like this card! Thanks for joining us at the Sweet Stampin' challenge! --Gail

Sarahshandmadecardsx said...

A stunning seaside card Nic. I love the image, your background and your fab porthole frame.

Thank you for joining us at the One Stop Craft Challenge and good luck.


Ann Marie Governale said...

What a fabulous card. Your coloring is just awesome... it fits our "summer babe" challenge perfectly. Thank you for participating in A Creative Romance challenge, we hope to see you join us again in two weeks... Good Luck xxx Ann Marie

paper fun said...

Your work is always so lovely. The image is beautiful with the sparkly water.

Thanks for joining us at One Stop Craft Challenge.


Shelly said...

Hi Nic, oh what a lovely scene, reminds me of hold when I was little. Fab colours. Nice you could join us at Pollycraft :-)

Kim said...

Awe that is just the cutest! thanks for joining us at Sweet Stampin' this week.

McCrafty's Cards said...

Hi Coop's I just popped back to see your gorgeous card again and say, Thanks for joining in with us at Heck of a challenge this month, Good Luck.
Kevin xx

Wendy Nicola Jackson said...

Gorgeous CAS card Nic. Such a sweet image. You're so incredibly versatile in your styles Nic. You rock the shabby chic and yet here you are rocking the CAS style. Love it. Hugs, Wends xxx

Sandra said...

Gorgeous beach card. The colours andimage are perfect.
Thanks for entering at Sweet Stampin'

Louise said...

Fabulous card Coops and love the little shell touch,thanks for joining us at A Creative romance this week.
Louise xx

Chris Warner said...

Very quaint, very appealing, beautiful. Thanks for sharing your twist on our challenge this month over at C2CU (Crafts-Too Challenge You).