Tuesday, 11 November 2014

Top Tip Tuesday GDT - 3 or more papers

Good morning all.
I hope you are all well.
I am here with my 1st post for today.
Its also my day off work today, i just have to go in for a few minutes why my Mum goes to the doctors.
So i have the honour today of joining the lovely ladies over at the TOP TIP TUESDAY CHALLENGE as their GDT for this challenge.

I have also done a tutorial on how i faux stitch so you will have to hop over and take a peek.I will post it to my tutorial page at a later date.
Here is my card which i am also entering into the following challenges;
1.The Paper Shelter Challenge - Challenge 181 - For The Man In Your Life
2.Southern Girls Challenge - Lets hear it for the boys
3.Milkcoffee Challenge - Hand coloured image
4.Crafty Cardmakers Challenge - Challenge 127 - A touch of charm
5.Crafting When We Can Challenge - Challenge 82 - Use your markers

Products used are:
Black card
Mix of papers
Distress tool
Faux stitching - see the TOP TIP TUESDAY CHALLENGE BLOG 
Black trim
Musical note charm
Woodware sentiment
Digi stamp - Mr Pitts - Simply Betty stamps
Flecmarkers - cool grey 1,2,3,4,5
Letraset fine liner - black

A close up of the fab image, which has been coloured with just the cool grey flexmarkers.

And a sideways view.
Thanks for looking and thanks so much to the TOP TIP TUESDAY  ladies for asking me to join them for this challenge.
Be back again soon.
Lotsa Hugs


Craftin Suzie (Susan Wykes) said...

Hi Nic what a fab card! Love the greyscale colouring and brilliant sentiment. Susan x

Christine L said...

A stunning monochrome creation Nic... perfect for a music loving teenager!

Christine x

Louise said...

Fabulous card just perfect for the lads my boys would love this
Hugs Louise xx

Janice said...

Brilliant card Nic, love the grey tones and the super stitching - off to read about that now. Thanks for posting, Jx

aussie aNNie said...

Fabulous creation NIc, as always lol, love the mono colours and papers used...
aNNie xx
The Journey is the Start

Sue said...

Congrats on your GDT spot Nic. Such a fabulous card, I love the image, stunning colouring and wonderful layout.
Sue xx

debby4000 said...

Oh this is fabulous, love the greys you've used it gives a brilliant effect.

susiestacey said...

Lovely card Nic, looks great in greys x Susan x

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Congrats and what a fab card. I keep meaning to try colouring just in grey, must give it a go. Love it

Squirrel x said...

I think that sentiment was written about you hunny! This is brilliant - awesome artwork, love the grey tones, and fabbie design as always. Love it. Hugs xx

nwilliams6 said...

3 or more papers is no challenge for you! You are paper layer queen! Fun image and card Nic. Hugz

Rainey's Craft Room said...

A great male card, love the monotone look.

Pamellia said...

Congratulations on your Guest Designer spot Coops! They are lucky to have you! Love the music theme and the neutral palette! The little music note charm is such the perfect touch! hugs :)

Marilyn said...

Great design and layout on this card and I really like how you coloured this rocker!

Marianne said...

This is a very beautiful card.
Thanks for joining us at The Paper Shelter.
Hugs, Marianne

vania said...

Nice crazy card ;)
Love your image !Thanks for joining us at Crafty cardmakers
Good luck

coldwaters2 said...

Fantastic make Nic great image and awesome colouring and design work.
lorraine x

Marlene Atkinson said...

A gorgeous monochrome card Nic, congratulations on your GDT post. Marlene

Sandra H said...


Anonymous said...

Nic the pleasure is all OUR! its awesome to have your doing a tutorial and its a GREAT one! LOVE your card and love the tutorial too! thank you so much for being our Guest Tutorial Designer! hugs Samantha (TTT owner) xx

Sue Nicholson said...

Lovely card and layout, thanks for joining us at CWWC challenge cheers Sue x

Marie-Louise said...

Super card Nic.

Juls said...

Loving it :-) xx

Michelle said...

I love this Nic. The image rocks and the colours are really subtle. I think your tutorial is fantastic over at Tip Top Tuesday - Michelle x

Josephine said...

Fabulous card - love the music charm!

Thanks for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers and More!

Glenda Atkins said...

Fabulous, just love it and what a wonderful music charm! Thanks for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers!

J said...

What a cool card for a teenager! Thank you for sharing it with us at Crafty Cardmakers & More...


Lynda said...

Awesome card!! Can I have it lol Only kidding, but really lovely cards xx Thankyou for joining us at CWWC Lynda DT xx

Karen Oliver said...

This is so cool. Love how you kept it monochrome. Great tutorial. Thanks for joining us at Southern Girls