Saturday, 22 April 2017

Playing with ink.

Morning all.
I hope you are all well.
I am sorry that I have being absent, those of you who are friends with me on Facebook know why but I am here today to share a card.I sat yesterday very quietly in my corner and occupied my mind by getting a little inky.
Here is the result which I am also entering into the following challenges:
1.Eclectic Ellapu Challenge - April - Shabby chic/vintage
2.Crafty Cardmakers Challenge - 186 - Things with wings
3.The Crazy Challenge - 246 - Spring is coming
4.Thats Crafty Challenge - Feature a number
5.Creatalicious Challenge - 113 - Anything goes/optional Birthday
6.Fab N Funky Challenge - 347 - In the garden
7.4 Crafty Chicks Challenge - 347 - Butterflies
8.The Crafters Cafe Challenge - 171 - Easter/an or spring
10.Crafting From The Heart Challenge - 155 - Anything goes

Products used are:
White card
Black card - small piece
Background mask
Unbranded dies for the frames, numbers and 2 handmade flowers
Marianne Designs butterfly die
Ready made roses and purple flowers
Distress oxide inks - Cracked Pistachio, Worn Lipstick, Broken China, Wilted Violet
Water spray
Cosmic shimmer glitter kiss
Crafters Companion glitter spray

A close up of the butteflly, the glitter kiss has been used over the black cut out.

and a sideways view.
This really sparkles irl.
Thanks so much for popping by.
Hugs Nic.


Juls said...

WOWZER this is stunning... love the colours xx

Janette said...

Lovely card Nic, sorry for your sad news..xx

Sandy Palmer said...

Oh, this is just beautiful. Love the shape of it. It all is just wonderful. Thanks for joining us at Lil Patch of Crafty Friends! :)

Jan Ltc said...

This is gorgeous Coops. Thanks for joining us at Fab N Funky xx Jan

Marilyn said...

Very pretty card. I love the colours and the butterfly is magnificent.

Margarets designer cards said...

Gorgeous, stunning and beautiful love it

Christine said...

This is amazing, Coops! I love the gradient colors of the butterfly and the flowers, and your layers are so artful! So glad you joined the butterfly challenge at Four Crafty Chicks this week.
Guest DT

Marlene Atkinson said...

So gorgeous Nic, love all the flowers and a gorgeous Butterfly. Marlene

Sarah said...

This is so pretty Nic, love the colours and your usual fabulous layering xx

KarinsArtScrap said...

beautiful colours and card Coops

Gr Karin

Wendy said...

Stunning card Nic, gorgeous colours & design....Sending hugs
Wendy xx

Aunty Sue said...

Love the colours Nic hope the crafting has helped with your sadness

Lynne in NI said...

Ooooh what a fab colourful background, beautiful card Nic :)

crafty said...

Beautiful butterfly and lovely colours. Thank you for sharing your work with us at Crafty Cardmakers.

N-Eva said...

Oh this is beautiful, what a lovely cards. Thank you for sharing your wonderful project with us at Fab'n'Funky challenge Neva

Glenda Atkins said...

What a lovely card, love the Butterfly and your design, just wonderful! Thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Cardmakers! Hope to see you in our next challenge.
Happy Crafting
Glenda - DT

Jennifer Smith-Kirk said...

Beautiful Nic. It is always a pleasure to view your creations x x x

AO Creations said...

Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at Eclectic Ellapu, good luck!!! Amy DT

SewPaperPaint said...

Wow! Love these colors and layers. Simply beautiful! Hugs, Autumn

mixamatoasties said...

Pretty card.

Thanks for sharing at FnF.


Nance said...

Gorgeous card, love the stenciled background. Thanks for playing with us at 4 Crafty Chicks this week!

Joyce Ann said...

Glad you're back sharing and crafting. This is a lovely card. Thank you for sharing your card with us at Eclectic Ellapu, good luck in the challenge.

FiestyCrafter (Tina) said...

Gorgeous Spring birthday card! Thanks for joining us at Creatalicious
Tina dt

Lozzy said...

Stunning card Nic..Hugs Lozzy x

Susan Hogan said...

Look at all those beautiful layers. You certainly did play with ink - stunning. Thanks for sharing your wonderful work with us at Eclectic Eppalu.

Jackie C said...

Work of art! Thank you so much for entering at Creatalicious, please visit us again! Jackie DT member.

Melanie said...

A wonderful card!
Thank you soo much for taking part in our "anything goes with optional birthday” challenge over at Creatalicious & good luck in the draw.
Hope to see you again in our new challenge as well…

(DT-Coordinator Creatalicious Challenges)

(DT Crafty Friends)

(DT The Sketchy Challenges)

PS: Sorry for the late comment, life had been very busy the past couple of weeks…