Saturday 4 October 2014

Crafts & Me - Anything but a card.

Good morning all.
I hope you are all well.
I am in work soon but first a creation to share.
Today there should be a new challenge at the Crafts and Me challenge but i am not sure so i will have to update my post later.
*ok just an update to apologise for a lack of commenting today but i have been in work and have to go back in tonight*
So here is my `anything but a card` creation.
I decided to decorate a kraft bag.
I am also entering my gift bag into the following challenges:
1.Sparkle N Sprinkle Challenge - October challenge - Anything goes with loose glitter
2.Glitter N Sparkle Challenge - Challenge 104 - Use some flowers
3.Scribble & Scrap Challenge - Challenge 28 - Anything goes
4.Sentimental Sundays Challenge - Challenge 226 - Use kraft
5.Crafting From The Heart Challenge - Challenge 38 - Anything goes
6.Love To Create Challenge - Challenge 135 - Love of ribbon
7.Crafty Cardmakers Challenge - Challenge 124 - Triple B`s (butterflies, blue, birthday)
8.Charisma Cardz Challenge - Anything but a card
9.Inky Impressions Challenge - Challenge 179 - Anything but a card
10.Creative Corner Challenge - Anything but a card

Products used are:
Kraft gift bag
White pearl linen card
First Edition papers
MS butterfly punch
Sentiment stamp
Distress tool
Glamour dust glitter

 A close up of the gorgeous fae.

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


Jackie said...

Gorgeous gift bag, who needs a present as well :o)
Jackie xx

Sarah said...

Totally beautiful!! xx

Craftin Suzie (Susan Wykes) said...

Gorgeous Bag Nic, its so beautiful you wouldn't need a present inside! Susan x

Sue said...

This is gorgeous Nic. I love the sweet image, pretty papers and beautiful detailing too.
Sue xx

Martina said...

Oh so beautiful Nic! You know I love fairies and this baggie is absolute fabulous!
Have a lovely Saturday!

Lee said...

Hi hun,hope you are all ok.Your creation is absolutely STUNNING.LOVE the colours and embellies sooo pretty.Fab image too.Huggies xxx

Cat's sCrap said...

Wouaw ! Absolutely faboulus ! Project full of sweetness and lightness ! Bravo ! I like !

Thanks for joining us at [ Charisma Cardz ] today !

Hugs from France.

downrightcrafty said...

absolutely gorgeous love the soft blues and the image wow fabulous
Hugs Kate xx

Tracey T said...

Not so much a gift bag, more a work of art! This is beautiful, Nic - those papers are gorgeous. xx

The Craft Bucket said...

Just beautiful Nic, love the colours. Take care love Jane x

Sharon said...

This is fabulous Coops. The image is adorable and love the colouring and the glitter. The bow is a beautiful finishing touch.
Have a lovely weekend.
Hugs Sharon. x

Lin said...

Your cards are always beautiful, and this is no exception. Such a gorgeous image, coloured perfectly and a fabulous backdrop for it.

Thanks for sharing with us, and for getting the Bs right!!!

Crafty Cardmakers and More

Sarah said...

Absolutely beautiful decorated bag Nic, I love the image and how you've coloured her & the papers are lush x

McCrafty's Cards said...

Happy World Card Making Day Coop's, This is beautiful I love the image and all the embellishments
Kevin xx

Tracey said...

This is absolutely beautiful Nic, I love all the details :o)
Thank you so much for sharing it with Sentimental Sundays & Good Luck!

aussie aNNie said...

She is adorable Nic, lovely card as
The Journey is the Start

Sue B said...

Oh Wowzer!! this is gorgeous Coops! Fae is SO beautiful and your colouring is perfection! I love the pretty papers and embellies… the lemon and blue combo is absolutely stunning! :-)
Hope you have a good weekend!
Big hugs
Sue xx

nicolet said...

This giftbag is really gorgeous!
Have a nice weekend.
Hugs Nicolet

Christine L said...

OK... that's it.... I've officially run out of adjectives to describe your stunning creations!! Really this one just goes above and beyond the normal words I use.... just know my mouth drops open when I see something like this!

Big hugs
Christine x

Marlene Atkinson said...

Absolutely stunning Nic, gorgeous image and great design. Marlene

Jacee said...

Gorgeous Nic, Wow, I love this, so lush, lovely colour and a charming image, love it!
hugs Jacee
Simply Paper Card Design

Lorraine said...

A gorgeous bag Nic. The image looks fab and beautifully coloured. Love all the pretty embellies too.
Lorraine x

Crafty Moone Cards said...

Oh wow Nic, this is so gorgeous.Sue x

Sandra H said...

Gorgeous bag Coops and so adorable is your image!

susiestacey said...

Beautifully decorated bag gorgeous image and colours x Susan x

Rachael said...

Wow this is fantastic Nic - I love the fairy image, and your colouring on the folds or her dress is amazing! Another stunning design! thank you for stopping by at Sentimental Sundays to share it with us! xx

Have A Scrap Happy Day said...

Wowie, you sure created a gorgeous bag. That in itself makes a wonderful gift. Have a great weekend.

coldwaters2 said...

Oh Nic it is so frustrating when your staff do not let you know what is going on, it puts so much burden on you. Nic your bag is out of the world beautiful, the image is stunning, the embellishments and design are breathtaking, awesome project.
lorraine x

Unknown said...

Amazing bag, blue and brown is one of my favourite combos. Your coloring is sooooo beautiful! Have a nice week, without any 'surprises' at work!
Anna xxx

crafty-stamper said...

Beautiful image and love the sparkle,gorgeous bow and beautiful embellishments -thank you for joining us at Crafting from the Heart
Carol DT x

Gibmiss said...

Hi Coops
Fabulous bag.... Stunning as always....
Staff eh! Glad i am out of that rat race now.....
Hugs Sylvie xx

Creations by Shirl said...

Wow this is a keeper! love the image and all the pretty details on this kraft bag....

Grenouille Greetings said...

Hi Nic. Loving all these pretty blues with this gorgeously coloured fairy. Fabulous layering and lovely ribbon and lace features too. Hugs, Lesley

Wendy Nicola Jackson said...

This is gorgeous Nic. Hope you're not having to work too hard right now! Fingers crossed you get some great new crew on board soon to spread the load. Love your gorgeous bag and that sweet image. Love the colours and paper and that pretty blue doily too. Hugs, Wends x

Denise Goeldner said...

Wow such a pretty birthday gift bag, lovely.
~ Denise ~
{Denise's Patch of Creativity}
Owner {Lil Patch of Crafty Friends Challenge}

Inkypinkydelights said...

Morning Nic, What a beatuiful creation this is! Love it! Judy x

Blankina said...

Wow, this pretty giftbag is a gift on it self..Love it!
Have a good Sunday,
Hugs Blankina

Doreen said...

This is just beautiful,love the image and gorgeous

Dortesjs said...

WAUE, gorgeous what a great job you did. so beautiful and sweet Coops

Margarets designer cards said...

That's what a i all a wow bag, beautiful
Don't go over doing it at work, hope you get some time off over the weekend.

Lynne in NI said...

oooh that's such a pretty fairy, love your added bling and sparkle too :)

Suze Bain said...

Absolutely gorgeous, your embellishments are fab! Thank you for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers and More. xx

Michelle said...

WOW - this is beautiful. The colours scheme is gorgeous as are all the delicious embellishments Nic - Michelle x

Whisper said...

Aaah absolutely gorgeous and what a sweetie too, luv Sam x

sandy's crafty bits said...

wow what an amazing little gift bag nic ... just love it ... and so would my granddaughter ... and it would cost an absolute fortune in the shops ... well done ... happy crafting and love sandy xx

Unknown said...

Gorgeous bag! Absolutely love the image, your coloring and how you decorated the bag with the papers, embellishments and ribbon! Thank you for joining our "Love of Ribbon" Challenge at Love to Create this week.
Ruza ~ LTC Admin/Designer
Ruza's Craft Corner

Marie-Louise said...

This bag is gorgeous Nic. Love the colours you have used. Beautiful image and papers.

Kim x said...

Nic this is just fantastic, what can I say other than WOW.
Thank you for entering our Triple B challenge at CCM&More. Good Luck.
Hugs Kimx

catherine said...

This looks fabulous Nic and such a great project. Love how you have put it all together and that lovely blue colour.
x catherine

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Love this gorgeous bag, lovely colours and she is beautiful

Chrissy said...

Stunning image and colouring Coops her wings are gorgeous and love your gift bag..beautiful.


Alyx said...

This really is truly stunning. Love the gentle femininity of it. Thank you for joining us over at the Scribble and Scrap Challenge. Good luck.

I have a blog candy with a £50 Scribble and Scrap Crafts voucher to win if you are interested.

Pamellia said...

Wow Coops! Another stunner! I love your dancing Fae, she is just precious! The soft blues and yellows are so wonderful and your big bow is gorgeous! Those butterflies are so intricate, what a stunning gift bag!

Thank you for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers and More for our 'Triple B' challenge! Hugs, Pamellia DT :)

Esther said...

What a wonderfull project... This is one of my favorites! The receiver will be very happy, i think!! Thanks for joining us at the creative corner challenge blog!! Greets Esther

Little K Smith said...

WOW! A beautiful gift bag Nic! Such a gorgeous image, love the colours & papers and delish embellies too!

Erum Tasneem said...

this is beautiful!!
Sentimental Sundays DT

Anne Temple said...

Wow what an amazing looking gift bag! Love all the extra details you added and the coloring of the image is fabulous. So glad you shared it with us for the Sparkle N Sprinkle Creative Challenge.

Kelly said...

Amazing bag! Hugs, Kelly