Sunday 23 April 2017

Especially for you.

Morning all.
I hope you are all well.
I am back again with another card, a friend has asked me to make her some special cards and this is one of them.
I am also entering it into the following challenges:
1.Crafty Friends Challenge - 56 - Anything goes
2.Allsorts Challenge - 412 - I spy something beginning with B (Birthday, butterflies, bow, bundled sage ink)
3.Brown Sugar Challenge - 247 - Use a diecut
4.Crafty Catz Challenge - 387 - Anything goes./optional add a number
5.Pennys Paper Crafty Challenge - 325 - Anything goes
6.Crafty Gals Corner Challenge - 119 - Embellish it
7.Creative Moments Challenge - 116 - Anything goes
8.Pile It On Challenge - 129 - Interactive/and or Birthday
9.Crafting From The Heart Challenge - 155 - Anything goes
10.Addicted To Cards Challenge - 152 - Punches or diecuts

Products used are:
White hammered card
Papers from stash
Distress tool
Spellbinders floral oval dies (using grease proof paper to get it out of the die easy)
Mixture of flowers
Stardust stickles
White ribbon
Pearl embellished sheer ribbon
Pearl brad on the bow
Bundled sage distress ink

A close up of the main bit.

and a sideways view.
Thanks so much for popping by.
Hugs Nic.


Sandma's Handmade Cards said...

This is so very pretty and everything co-ordinates perfectly. You've created so many lovely layers and the colours and layout of the flowers are fabulous. Crafty hugs, Sandra x

Janette said...

Lovely card Nic, very pretty, sure your friend will love it...x

sue w. said...

Hi Coops, this is gorgeous. I love the colours and ribbon trim. She's gonna love it.
Hugs Sue W.

Lynne in NI said...

Wow, what a stunner! Bet she'll love this :)

Marlene Atkinson said...

Gorgeous card Nic, gorgeous colours and design. Marlene

craftycreationsbydebbie said...

This is a stunning card, can I ask where you get your white ribbon from please. Debbie x

coops said...

Hi Debbie, both ribbons are from my local craft shop in Cheadle, Staffordshire.Crafty Urchins.xx

Marilyn said...

This is a beautiful card and your friend is going to be so pleased with it. Love the way you arranged the flowers and the teal butterflies are perfect. Fantastic bow too.

Creations by Shirl said...

Lovely as always! TFS it with Brown Sugar challenge~

Pat K said...

Stunning card that is sure to be treasured. Love that lush bow and wonderful design. hugs, Pat K x

Sarah said...

This is magnificent Nic, love the fresh colours and your wonderful design xx

crafty-stamper said...

Absolutely stunning card love the gorgeous bow and flowers
Carol x


Gorgeous and beautiful card Nic
Dianne xx :)

Margarets designer cards said...

Stunning and beautiful card, love your design and layout

brenda said...

A really lovely creation and perfect for our 'I spy' theme at Allsorts this week, many thanks for joining in.

B x

Lorraine said...

Gorgeous as always Nic, love the colours and all the pretty embellies
Lorraine x

Penny Light/Light Whimsy said...

Oh my goodness gracious this card is rich in color and layers with such pretty embellishments. Just beautiful. Thank you for sharing your talent at Penny's Crafty challenge.

Marianne's Craftroom said...

This is gorgeous, great colour combo. I love those Poundland butterflies, use them a lot

Michelle said...

Beautiful card!! The colors and embellishments are wonderful!

Thanks for joining us at Penny's Paper Crafty Challenge! Hope to see back again soon :)

Inkypinkydelights said...

What a beautiful card! Love it! Judy x


Gorgeous and beautiful card Nic thank you for joining us over on
Crafty Catz
Dianne xx

Jane Savage said...

Those greens are so lush, Coops! The embellies and layering are usual! xxx

susiestacey said...

Stunning card, beautiful details.
Thank you for sharing at Allsorts 'I Spy ' challenge and good luck x Susan x

Tracy said...

'B' is for beautiful and your card is just that too. Thanks for joining Allsorts challenge with this great entry, good luck.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Diane Louise J said...

Hello Coops…. You have made a beautiful card…. Thanks for entering it into the ‘Anything Goes’ challenge at Crafty Friends Challenge Blog. Good luck in the draw and we would love you to join us again for our next challenge.
[Diane Louise, Team Leader for Crafty Friends Challenge Blog]

craftycreationsbydebbie said...

Thanks for letting me know Nic, I might have a word with my haberdashery shop to see if they can get some in for me. It's so lovely x

Marjeta said...



Luciana said...

Wow, super gorgeous card! I loved!
Thank you for joining us at ACC.

Sandra Shimizu said...

Beautiful card! Love it!