Monday 23 February 2015

Around the world in 80 days.

Good morning all.
I hope you are all well.
My laddo is back at school this morning and i am back to the grind stone at work.
So before i head out of the door here is my card for today.
I am also entering my card into the following challenges:
1.Open Minded Crafting Fun Challenge - Challenge 30 - Up in the air
2.Sparkles Momthly Challenge - Challenge 65 - One for the boys
3.That Craft Place Challenge - Film inspired (around the world in 80 days)
4.Shopping Our Stash Challenge - Challenge 189 - The big screen (around the world in 80 days)
5.Creative Moments Challenge - Challenge 62 - Anything goes/paper piecing
6.Chocolate, Coffee & Cards Challenge - Challenge 85 - Sketch

Products used are:
Black card
First Edition papers
Distress tool
Distress ink - pumice stone
Woodware Hot Air Balloon stamp
Woodware Fathers Day sentiment stamp
Go Create Oval die

A close up of the stamp which i have paper pieced.
And a sideways view.
Thanks so much for popping by.
Lotsa Hugs


Sandra said...

Beautiful card!!! I love the colors and your paper piecing!
Hugs, Sandra

Doreen said...

Love the design and fab image,this is

Squirrel x said...

Oooh, love this Nic! The paper pieced balloon is so clever, I adore the different panels, just like the real thing, and such perfect design papers too. Hugs xx

Pop's Cards said...

Morning sweetie, this is simply stunning, :0)) Pops x

Gibmiss said...

Stunning card... Love your papers...
Hugs Sylvie xx

Tracy said...

Morning :)

I LOVE this, brilliant what you have done with the stamp and the papers are perfect !! xx

Pamellia said...

This is fabulous Coops! I love how you paper pieced that balloon together and the patterns are so perfect for your theme! hugs :)

Margarets designer cards said...

Lovely card, I love your balloon and the scene at the back.

Marlene Atkinson said...

This is gorgeous Nic, great Father's Day card. Marlene

lauren bergold said...

oh wow, that's very cool, and so clever! thanks for SHOPPING YOUR STASH with us this week! :)


Very cool men's card Nic - it looks brilliant paper pieced x

Lau W said...

Oh so wonderful masculine card, very great work my friend !

Desire Fourie said...

Absolutely gorgeous coops. Loving the wonderful paper piecing on the balloon.
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Sue said...

This is gorgeous Nic, such a fabulous image and I love the papers.
Sue xx

Sandra H said...

This is gorgeous, gorgeous image and design.

Shazza said...

fabulous card, love those papers x

Chrissy said...

Brilliant masculine card it.


Sarah said...

What a great man card Nic. Love those papers xx

Mary J said...

Fabulous paper piecing, Nic!

Paper Profusion said...

Fantastic balloon and terrific card. Nicola x

Lorraine said...

A brilliant mans card Nic. Love the balloon and fab papers.
Lorraine x

Cazro said...

Stunning, absolutley stunning. I can't praise this card enough. Thanks for joining us at Sparkles Forum Challenges. Caz

Jacee said...

Fabulous design Nic, love it!
hugs Jacee
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Marianne's Craftroom said...

Great colours and paper puecing, so funny as I was thinking only today I must do a balloon themed card again

Juls said...

This is just fabulous :-) xx

aussie aNNie said...

Hi Nic, wow Brilliantly made card and love the image and goodies added. Thanks so much for entering in our challenge at CC&CC.
Hope to see you in our next challenge. Cheers, aNNie {Chocolate Coffee and Cards DT Member}

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Jackie said...

Fabulous card coops, love the paperpieced balloon :o)

Amanda said...

Hi there, What a Beautiful card!! Love the layout with all the shabby edges and love how you have done the hot air balloon. Thanks for joining us at That Craft Place. Hope to see you again soon.
Hugs Amanda

tilly said...

some great paper piecing here Coops, what a lovely card

Marilyn said...

Perfect guy card and I love the pieced balloon. It looks wonderful with those perfect background papers.

Nataliascraft said...

Brilliant card for Fathers day, love the air balloon and fab design x

Kathy S said...

Fabulous paper piecing on your hot air balloon and a perfect choice for the Up in the Air Challenge at Open-Minded Crafting. Thanks for joining us and good luck.

crafty-stamper said...

Fabulous card -k-love the paper pieced image and great matching B.papers
Carol x

Donna said...

Fantastic card! Love all the balloons!! Thanks for playing along with the Shopping Our Stash crew for our "Big Screen" challenge!

Anet's Crafting said...

Gorgeous Masculine card Coops. Thank you for playing along with our Challenge at Chocolate, Coffee & Cards. We would love to see you again ... Anet DT x

anncreatief said...

So beautiful and great coloring on your image! Thanks for joining us at Chocolate, Coffee & Cards Challenges!!! I hope you get to join us again for our next challenge
xxxx Anneke DT

crafty-stamper said...

Hi just popping back to say---Thank you for joining us at OMCF
Carol DT x

Gabby said...

CONGRATS on your SOS win! TERRIFIC card! Wonderful layers and prints. Nice piecing. :)

Sabina said...

Goegeous card. I like the distressed edges. Great colours.
Thanks for joining us at Creative Moments.

Unknown said...

Love the layering and paper piecing.

Thanks for entering Open-Minded Crafting Challenges.

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Rebecca said...

Fab card! Thanks for joining us at Sparkles, we hope to see you again soon!

Love From Rebecca xx