Wednesday, 23 May 2012

Lady of the field

Good morning all.I hope you are all well.Today i have a card to share with you using this fabulous Crafts and Me digi stamp.This is by the artist Sara Burrier , one of my favs :D
I am not happy with my pics, they look a bit dark but hey oh.
I  also curved my image again but am not sure if you can tell or not.
This card is also being entered into the following challenges:
1.Oldie but a goodie - Things with wings - the metal butterflies are really old, have had them about 5 years
2.Charisma cardz challenge - challenge 19 - Metal charms - i hpe my metal butterflies count ladies
3.Poodles parlour - monochromatic
4.Crafts 4 eternity - R72 - Wonderful wings
5.Sweet stampin challenge - Fairies and angels
6.Top tip tuesday - Challenge 77 - Dig out the old - the metal butterflies are really old, had them in my stash for about 5 years.
7.Creative card crew- Challenge 11 - Dimension
8.Ladybug crafts ink - Challenge 61 - Something with wings

Products used are:
Black and white card
Crafts and me Monotone floral fancy papers - available HERE
Cheery lynn flourish die
Woc roses
Pearl Glimmer mist
Glamour dust
Metal butterflies from stash, i bent them with my fingers to shape them
Lace and gems
Crafts and Me Digi - Lady of the Field - Sara Burrier available HERE
Promarkers and Flexmarkers

Promarkers and Flexmarkers used are:
Cool grey 1,2,3,4,5
Ice grey 1,2,3,4,5
Warm grey 1,2,3,4,5
Blue grey 1,2,3,4

and a sideways view.
Hopefully you can see how i`ve bevelled the image on this one, so hard to photograph.
Thanks so much for popping by, means a lot :D
Luv Coops.xx

85 comments:

ogilvie said...

This is simply gorgeous. I love everything about it. Hugz, Janice

angelwhispers said...

Wow this really stood out this morning Coops its just fantastic just love the monochrome look and the image is just superb and perfect with the bevelled look! Chanelle xx

tilly said...

A beautiful card, I love Sara's images, a lovely layout
Tilly

Debs said...

Simply stunning Nic
Love the butterflies :o)
Thanks for playing along with us at Charisma this week and Good Luck.
Take care
Debs xx

Liz Miller said...

This is absolutely gorgeous. Love the monochromatic look and your colouring is fab. Those little metallic butterflies are just a perfect finishing touch.
Liz xx

Chrissy said...

NO WARNING SIGN AGAIN...to prepare me for gorgeousness....lucky I had put my cup down....stunning Coops..absolutely gorgeous...love the mono colouring and stunning image...beautiful flowers and details..[sigh]...

Luv CHRISSYxx

Jules said...

Hi Coops

What a stunning make.

Loving all those layers and your lace and embellishments.

Great monochrome look .. .. and not one I have mastered yet!

Hope you are having a good week.

Love Jules xx

Doreen said...

Oh Coops what a gorgeous card,simply stunning in black and white.xxx

Amanda said...

Wow this is truly stunning, love all the greys and it really pops from the background too. Hugs, Amanda x

Amanda said...

Wow this is truly stunning, love all the greys and it really pops from the background too. Hugs, Amanda x

Amanda said...

Wow this is truly stunning, love all the greys and it really pops from the background too. Hugs, Amanda x

Sandy said...

Gorgeous card, Love the monotone theme, beautiful image and fab embellies!
Sandy

Pop's Cards said...

Morning sweetie, this is really gorgeous fabulous mono colours too huggles Pops x x x

Loopylou. said...

omgosh coops, my jaw has dropped and my fingers can't type properly because this is so gorgeous,just stunning hun and i love the glitz on her too
huge hugs Lou xxx

CraftygasheadZo said...

Such a striking card, Coops. Love it. Zo xx

McCrafty's Cards said...

This is Stunning Coop's I love it!!
Kevin xx

Susan Flynn said...

Wowzer Coops this is so stunning! Love the greyscale image and those frosted flowers and metal butterflies - fabulous!! Hugs Susan x

xxxtglxxx said...

Stunning Nic! So many fab details, gorgeous colours and heaps of layers and dimension!

Thanks so much for playing at Charisma Cardz this week for my Metal Charms Challenge, and good luck!

hugs

xxalisonxx

Vanessa (aka V'ness, Nessa, oldschool) said...

This is so gorgeous!!!!!!

Olivia said...

Amazing. Love how you gave so much dimension to a card in one color and the use of silver/gray tones is sooo unique. Fabulous job.

Olivia
Ormcraftynights.blogspot.com

Lyndsey Marie said...

Stunning!!!!, just love the image and the momchromatic look is just fabulous. Gorgeous papers and embellies too.
Lyndsey xx

Denise and Louise said...

This is stunning. Love that image and your fab layout.
Hugs
Denise xx

Viv's Visuals said...

Simply stunning Coops. Breathtaking and I love it. x

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Beiatiful, love the monochrome.

Alyce said...

Oh wow coops. I absolutely love this. The colouring and shading is perfect and it is nice to see a monochromatic card for a change :)

creativchen said...

amazing card, dear coops! This card is verry lovely! I invited you gentle to look in my new Online shop. It would make me proud, if you put my online Banner and link on you page as your favorite shop. Many Hugs from Marina

Martinas Welt said...

Oh...soo beautiful again Coops! Love your Black and white style!!! The image is fanatstic as well!
Hugs,
Martina

Dangina Martinez said...

It's so Mystical and pretty. The image and flowers Are a perfect combo.
Tons of Hugs, Dangina

Donna said...

Absolutely stunning Nic and such an elegant design :) Donna ♥ x

catherine said...

Fantastic monochromatic look to this card Coops. Love the image
x catherine

Creations by Shirl said...

Stunning Coops! love those mono tones~

CRAZYCRAFTSHED said...

Hi Nic
A gorgeous and beautiful card love the image and fabulous colour's
Hugs Dianne xx :)

Tina said...

Love the monochrome look coops and how you have brought the image to life. Tinaxx

Kathleen said...

Wow Love your monochrome card. The image stands out brilliantly.
Kathleen x

Debbie said...

Thank you Coopd for entering at Sweet Stampin' with your lovely Monochrome card this week. Debbiexx

Pink Dandelion said...

Absolutely gorgeous card. Love everything about it. Great idea to bend the butterflies, so clever. Debs xx

Teresa - My Crafty Heart said...

Oh Wow Coops, Utterly gorgeous and I love the way you have put that beautiful lace up the side too:) Hugs, Teresa x

downrightcrafty said...

stunning monochrome and gorgeous card
Hugs Kate xx

Inkypinkydelights said...

Oh yes! I like this one Nic! Really beautiful! judy x

rosie said...

ANOTHER STUNNING CARD!!
gorgeous image Nicola. love it all x

sue w. said...

Hi Coops, this image is so sweet and love her glittered wings. It is fab in monochrome, really shows your shading.
Hugs Sue W.

coldwaters2 said...

OMG Nic this is stunning, wow, an outstanding creation, the colours, design and image are simply breathtaking and very beautiful.
Hugs
Lorraine x

crafty-stamper said...

a stunning card with a beautiful image and fantastic colouring and shading
carol x

MagsB said...

Oh so sophisticated! The lovely texture of the lace is the perfect finishing touch!

love Mags B x

Nicola said...

Beautiful creation coops with amazing colouring and awesome design!
Hugs Nicola xxx

June Nelson said...

Beautiful me darin im terrified of greys and have never tried anything like this, but yours is just perfect xxxxxxx

Aud said...

Lovely, loving the black and white colouring a really nice card. Aud x

Isabelle Linnér said...

What an incredibly beautiful card :) I wish I could paint so well that you made! Think it's hard with black and gray shades.
Hugs Isabelle

Donna Mosley said...

AMAZING card Nic, love the very beautiful image and all your stunning embellies.

Donna x

sallysbitz said...

This is lovely. Great layout & really do like your colouring x

hugs sally x
sallysbitz.blogspot.co.uk

Sarah said...

Oh just stunning! Truly stunning - love it all!!

Sarah

PS - I think you can clearly see the image is bevelled and it looks perfect.

Katina said...

Just AMAZING!!
xx

sara said...

OMGoodness nic so beautiful i love doing mono colouring and it looks just stunning on this gorgeous image
hugs sara x x x

Wedgie said...

Stunning card! Love your layout and your glittery wings. Thanks for sharing at Sweet Stampin this week. Wedgie xxx

Sarah said...

Just gorgeous Coops, love the image and design, beautiful colouring x

Sue said...

Hi hun
wowzer what a stunning card, luv the mono colours, gorgeous embelies, sue,x

Faye said...

Coops, this is stunning in black and white. Loving the subtle, glittery wings too. xxx

pinky said...

Oh wow Coops, you are one amazing lady. This is absolutely gorgeous, down to every last detail!!

nnalorac said...

Wow, doesn't get much better than this Coops, one amazing card, love the finishing touches with the butterflies. Carolxx

Lindsay Craftymonster81 said...

WOW! This is really stunning sweetie, beautiful image, perfect colouring as always and the layout, flowers and colour scheme are all sooooo beautiful, LOVE it
Lindsay xx

Netty said...

Loving your wonderful card Coops, perfect. xx

Elaine said...

WOW Nic!!
This is absolutely breathtaking!
The colours really make it stand out..I have never tried to make a monochromatic card, but the effect is so striking!
Totally in love with this :)

Hugs Elaine xx

Leah the Orange said...

LOVE. your. style!

this is fabulous. the flourishes make my jaw drop - i love your use of embellies! thanks so much for sharing this with the Charisma Galz, lady!!

Caroljenks said...

Coops this is just beautiful! Your colouring of that fab image is stunning and I love all of the matting and the detail you've added - LOVE IT!

Thanks for joining us over at Top Tip Tuesday for our 'Dig it Out' challenge. Don't forget you could also win a Top Tipper prize by linking up a Top Tip to the challenge!

Carol x

...and also a special THANK YOU for being such a regular visitor to my blog and the lovely comments you always leave - I really appreciate it :)

Jackie said...

Stunning card, fabulous colouring as akways :o)
Jackie xx

Louise said...

Wow Coops great card a little different but in a fabulous way and the shades of greys really stand out.
Hugs louise xx

Andrea C said...

Wow!!!!! Gorgeous monochromatic card xx

Sue said...

Wowzer!! this is Stunning Coops!! Love the image and you've coloured her beautifully. The sparkles on her wings are so pretty! Gorgeous papers and layout and I love all the embellies!!
Big Hugs
Sue xx

justforyou said...

absolutely breathtaking x
Sacha xx

Diane J said...

Oh gosh Coop, you have made an absolutely beautiful and stunning card, gorgeous image and beautifully coloured as always, lovely papers and blossoms.

Thanks for joining us at the POODLES PARLOUR 'Monochromatic' Challenge. Good luck and hope to see you next time.
Diane x

Julie said...

So beautiful - gorgeous colour theme and beautiful embellies! Juliexx

Little K Smith said...

Oh this is stunning hun! I love the image and you've coloured her so fabulously in those shades of grey! Fabulous lace and gorgeous flowers too :)
Kelly.x

Gemma said...

wow wow wow...Coops!! What a stunner, love the mono look & such a gorgeous image which you have amazingly coloured!
hugs and xxx
Gemma

michele said...

Stunning card Coops Thanks for joining us at Crafts 4 Eternity this week hugs x

lalkygirl said...

wow coops what a truly stunning creation ,love everything about it ...FABULOUS
thanks for joining us at the digi doodle shop and good luck
tracey x

lalkygirl said...

me again ...sorry i had the wrong DT hat on
thanks for joining us at the poodle parlour and good luck
and good luck
tracey x

Sweetncrafty Gal said...

Beautiful wow coops this made my jaw drop! it's stunning!!! thanks for playing at charisma! hugs carlyann xx

Alyce said...

wow! Again absolutely stunning....sorry I am playing catch up this week and don't know if I have commented or not as there have been so many comments here! ;)hehe but well worth it as your card is just beyond stunning :)

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

WOW! just gorgeous, I'm gonna have to be brave, put my big girl pants on & try this! lol!
Hugs Shell xx

jules said...

wow this looks amazing Coops!!!! gorgeous!

xxxtglxxx said...

Just popping back to say thanks so much for joining us at Sweet Stampin this week too hun,

hugs

xxalisonxx

Catherine said...

Thanks for joining us at LCI this fortnight.....

Angela said...

Really pretty...love your coloring and gorgeous embellishing! Thank you for playing along with us at Creative Card Crew!

Jacq said...

Hi Coops,
Hope you are well. Oh WOW WOW WOW this is simply Stunning!!!! Love that beautiful image, the dp's, the monochromatic scheme is stunning. Love the layout and the embellishments look fabulous. Coloured to absolute perfection.
Hugs Jacq xxx

Bettina L. said...

I for one truly do love what you've done to this card. It is exiting to see all these layers in monochrome style and your flower arrangement and swirl and charms are gorgeous as well. Love your colouring too. Thanks for playing at Top Tip Tuesday and good luck. Hope to see you back tuesday for another challenge. Bettina xx