Monday 4 November 2013

Crafts and Me Challenge - Vintage Christmas

Good morning all.
I am back again ;D
We have a new challenge this morning at the CRAFTS AND ME CHALLENGE, our theme this month is VINTAGE CHRISTMAS so we want to see all your vintage Christmas cards.
Our sponsor is the fabulous

Here is my card which i am also entering into the following challenges:
2.Top Tip Tuesday Challenge - Challenge 113 - Seasons (winter)
3.Crafty Ribbons Challenge - Challenge 68 - Anything goes with ribbon
4.Cute Card Thursday Challenge - Challenge 293 - Sparkles
5.Sparkle N Sprinkle Challenge - November Challenge - Anything goes with glitter/embossing powder/flock
6.Heck Of A Challenge - Nov Challenge - In the frame
7.Live and Love Crafts Challenge - Challenge 17 - Christmas inspiration collage
8.Sugar Creek Hollow Challenge - Challenge 73 - Anything vintage goes
9.The Hobbyhouse Challenge - Challenge 6 - Pearls
10.613 Avenue Create Challenge - Challenge 44 - Anything goes

Products used are:
White card
First Edition papers - silent night
Distress tool
Pearl trim - framed around the image
Hobbyhouse rose
Tim holtz pine cone die and leaves
Go Create oval die
Dovecraft sentiment
White acrylic paint
Glamour dust
Frantage embossing powder - aged aqua
White ribbon

a close up of the super sweet image.

the lush bow charm.

a close up of the sparkle.

and a sideways view.
I really wish you could see how much this sparkle irl.
Thanks so much for popping by ....again ;D
My laddo is not back at school until tomorrow so we are having a PJ day today.
Lotsa Hugs


Unknown said...

Nic this is oh just amazing, love this colour combo and gosh it's just mind

Debs said...

WOW WOW WOW What a stunner Nic - beautiful image and amazing details, that bow charm is totally lush :o)
Have a wonderful day.
Debs xx

ps Thanks for playing along at The Hobby House - Good luck xx

Dortesjs said...

this is gorgeous, love it

angelwhispers said...

OMG this is simply gorgeous that a beautiful design and loving all the yummy embellishments especially the bow its to die for!!!! Chanelle xx

Sue said...

WOW! This is stunning Nic. I love the vintage image, gorgeous flowers and the bow charm looks amazing.
Enjoy the rest of your day
hugs Sue xx

Juls said...

Wow wow wow wowzer!!! I am totally lost for words, this is just so stunningly beautiful ..... Such a work if art hugs Juls

Inkypinkydelights said...

I just love this! Judy x

Marlene Atkinson said...

Just stunning Nic, gorgeous image and embellishments. Marlene

Lau W said...

Fabulous vintage card ! So lovely colors and design !

Christine L said...

A beautiful vintage creation Nic... and I can see some sparkle and imagine the rest!

Enjoy your PJ Day..

Christine x

Marilyn said...

Wow, this is so pretty! I love the shade of those flowers and the colour just pops right out at you. Fabulous bow charm and a beautiful image.

Desire Fourie said...

Oh wow, another jaw dropping gorgeous creation coops. So love the awesome textures and the pop of colour against the monochromatic design.
{Doing Life – my personal blog}

Elaine Stark said...

You have certainly captured the nostalgic vintage look. Love the splash of colour with the flowers. Thanks for joining Top Tip Tuesday. Elaine

heidy said...

Wow this is amazing Nic,thans for joining CCT this week!
XXX Heidy

The Craft Bucket said...

Gorgeous once again Nic, loving the bow. Take care, Jane x

La Vikinga said...

Hi coops; beautiful and elegant card with all that white and then soft apple green! Thanks for joining Crafty Ribbons Challenge this week and welcome back on Thursday for a new challenge!
La Vikinga, DT at Crafty Ribbons

Tanya said...

Gorgeous Coops :) Love the gorgeous colours and that bow is fab :D

Tags xx

Sandy said...

Wow!!! A wondrous creation, Coops. love the pop of colour with your flowers. A gorgeous vintage image and that bow charm is stunning! Thanks for sharing your talent with us at 613 Avenue, Create.

Sue said...

Oh I just love your card to bits Nic.
The image and your embellies are Gorgeous x

Janet - aka stacky said...

Another Wow card Nic it really is stunning, the image is gorgeous and the flowers and beautiful bow look fabulous xx

Martina said...

Absolute stunning Nic! Fantastic and so beautiful card!

Creations by Shirl said...

Wow what a beauty, love the colours of the flowers they just pop right off your card.. the charm the images and details are just always so perfect....

Unknown said...

Hiya, wow another amazing card! Love all the embellies!

Hope you're having a great pj day!

I'm up to my ears in painting!!


Donna said...

Stunning card nic and such an elegant sesign. Love the mint green flowers and sparkle...gorgeous :) Donna ♥ x

Kathleen said...

Wow Nic its stunning. Love the colours and embellishments.

Sandra H said...

"WOW" Coops this is stunning the image is beautiful and all of your gorgeous embellishments are too and that bow is absolutely gorgeous another fabulous make you really are so talented x

Michelle said...

So gorgeous Nic with beautiful details - lots of work has gone into this amazing creation - love it Michelle x

Chrissy said...

Simply STUNNING Coops..Love the butterfly charm and gorgeous flowers,colours and image...wonderful card.


Sarah said...

Wow, wow and wow again!!! Absolutely stunning card Coops, gorgeous details and vintage look x

Crafty Moone Cards said...

Wow, this is stunning, so much detail. Sue x

Lorraine said...

A stunning card Nic and that bow charm is soooo pretty.
Lorraine x

Barbara Bruder said...

Gorgeous!! This is a stunning project. Love all the detail you have in this. Thanks for joining us at the Sparkle N Sprinkle Creative Challenge this month. Come back soon. Hugs, Barbara { personal blog - Art and Soul Creations}

Faye Wynn-Jones said...

Ooh, what a stunner! I love the aquas with the black and white. Super stylish x said...

Wow Nic this is a stunningly beautiful card. Love Alison xx

thecraftycavalier said...

Oh wow Coops, this is stunning!I have no idea where to start - I love it all! The pearl trim is just lush and the sparkle is perfect. Love the layout, the image and the bow embellishment is on my 'must have' list :D Just delish. Hugs, jayne xx

Anonymous said...

wow wow wow Nic this is stunning love that bow filigree stunning and gorgeous use of the roses, thank you for mentioning them and lovely to have you with us again in the Hobby House challenge
Hugs Kate xx

Donna Mosley said...

WOWSERS! Nic, this is stunning. Love the image and the bow charm & flowers are so scrummy.

Donna x

Wendy said...

Absolutely stunning Nic, loving that bow charm.
Wendy xx

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Wow this is so beautiful, love that vintage image and your layout and flowers are stunning

Deb said...

wow, this is just stunning, so elegant, love it!

Marie-Louise said...

Beautiful card Nic.

Sarahshandmadecardsx said...

A stunning vintage card Nic. I love the image and the gorgeous colour of your roses.

Hugs Sarahxx

catherine said...

A fabulous card Nic. Love the added flowers and I do so like the bow!
x catherine

Wishcraft said...

Wow Nic! What a beautiful card hun, absolutely stunning :o) Hugs, Lisa x

Pat K said...

WOW..Stunning card Nic. Great colours and love that bow charm. hugs, Pat K x

May said...

WOW...Stunning vintage Christmas card...the image is beautiful... The Green & White flowers are perfect... Love the bow charm....Simply Gorgeous... Hugs May x x x

Jackie said...

Wonderful, gorgeous card, I love that beautiful bow :O)
Jackie xx

Jules said...

Hi Coops

Loving all the sparkle and the cool icy colours!

That is one gorgeous charm!!!

Hope you are having a good week.

Love Jules xx

Cards By MI said...

Just stunning! An amazing card with so many details. A real keepsake. Fabby!
Love n hugs

crafty-stamper said...

stunning -love the vintage image,gorgeous flowers and bow and beautiful silver bow
Carol x

Doreen said...

Gorgeous, lovely papers and fabulous

Whisper said...

Simply stunning, Luv Sam x

Paper Profusion said...

This captures Christmas wonderfully Nic. Gorgeous card with a stunning bow! Nicola x

Dewi Lestari said...

Stunning! Thanks for joining at Heck of a Challenge: In The Frame

McCrafty's Cards said...

Beautiful card Coop's! thank you for joining in with us this month at Heck of a challenge, Good Luck!
Kevin xx

Elaine said...

Stunning Nic!
You are the Queen of the Vintage cards ♥

An adorable image and the prettiest embellishments...perfect!

Big hugs
Elaine xxx

Turtle In The Sand said...


Karen said...

Sweetie, I simply don't have the words to do this justice...

Wow, just Wow!


Pami said...

Wow, what an amazing project! I don't know where to start! I love the glittered flowers and the bow is gorgeous!

Thanks for sharing with us at the Hobby House this month and good luck! Pami x

Cathi ONeill said...

Beautiful card! Love the image and all your gorgeous flowers! Thanks for joining us at Sugar Creek Hollow!

Jill Norwood said...

Stunning, GORGEOUS! Incredible! Love the glitter of those flowers! And oh those colors too!

Annette said...

Gorgeous card. I love the aqua coloured flowers.
Thanks for joining in with us for our ‘seasons’ challenge at Top Tip Tuesday
Annette - Netty's Cards
Proud to design for :
Top Tip Tuesday,
ABC Christmas Challenge,
As You Like It Challenge,
Pink Gem Designs,
The Stamp Basket, and
Stamp Fairy.

Anonymous said...

Beautiful card, gorgeous image, stunning flowers, really well thought out and put together
Thanks for sharing with us at Sugar Creek Hollow.
Amelia (DT Sugar Creek Hollow)

Anita Scroggins said...

Beautiful project, love the sparkly flowers!! Thanks for joining in the fun at the Sparkle N Sprinkle challenge this month!

Unknown said...

Quite unusual colours for a X-mas card, but I really like the roses against all that white! Gorgeous image and card. Thanks for sharing with us at LLC. Hugz, Sandy