Thursday, 25 April 2013

Memories of summers past.

Good morning all.I should be on my day off today but instead i am working this morning  and having Saturday off instead, happy days :D
Here is my card for today which hasn`t quite turned out as i thought it would in my head iykwim.
I am entering this card into the following challenegs:
1.Catch The Bug Challenge - April Bingo ( button,pearl,embossing-heat)
2.Sketchy Colors Challenge - Challenge 160 - Fab sketch (i have turned it ladies)
3.The Ribbon Girls - April colour challenge - Cream/ivory
4.Papertake Weekly - Weather for you
5.Creative Inspirations - Challenge 211 - Ribbons and pearls
Products used are:
Cream card
Docrafts gojuss girls papers - neutrals
Flowers
Spellbinders oval die
Pearls
Ribbon
Buttons
Distress tool
Frantage embossed powder - aged ivory
Flonz craft stamp
Memento ink pad - cocoa

Close up of the image

And a sideways view.
Thanks so much for popping by,means a lot.
Apologies for being behind in visiting, i will catch up asap :D
Hugs Nic.xx

67 comments:

crafty-stamper said...

stunning card love it all just waiting for my frantage love the papers
carol x

Cazza said...

So pretty Coops!
Hugs
Cazza
x

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

Wow Nic this is gorgeous, love the ivory! Love the frantage I was playing with mine last night - burning my fingers lol! Hugs Susan x

Jackie said...

A stunning card coops, I love the nostalgia look :o)
Jackie xx

Have A Scrap Happy Day said...

Gorgeous card Coops. Love the vintage look! Have a fun and crafty day.

Jo said...

Just beautiful....that's a stunning image!
Hugs Jo x

Lozzy T said...

Gorgeous card Nic, really pretty and elegant..love the image..Hugs Lozzy xx

Margot-craftcorner said...

Beautiful card...lovely colours and design:)

Viv's Visuals said...

This is beautiful Coops. x

Gibmiss said...

Hi Coops
Fabulous card.... Stunning work as always....
Hugs Sylvie xxx

Jane said...

Just beautiful Nic (as always) take care, love Jane x

Doreen said...

This is beautiful Nic,gorgeous image and colours.xxx

tilly said...

well the one in your head could not be any nicer than this one lol
Tilly

McCrafty's Cards said...

beautiful card Coop's I like everything about it!!!
Kevin xx

Jacqui's little piece of England said...

This is gorgeous Nic so delicate
jacqui x

Lorraine said...

Just gorgeous - Love it!
Lorraine x

Juls said...

Beautiful, soft&pretty!!! Every detail is just stunning! P.s congrats on being featured on SN blog!! Hugs Juls xxx

Lorraine said...

Oh Wow Coops. You're on top form with this one. Stunning hun.

Mau xx said...

Wow! this is gorgeous Coops, I so love Monochrome and this is gorgeous!
I hope the Sun is extra extra shiny for you on Saturday.
Huge Hugs Mau xx

Tanya said...

This is soooo beautiful Coops, that image is stunning, and I love the colours you used, so elegant! That bow is gorgeous. I love everything about this!

Tags xx

Sue - bearhouse said...

Stunning card Nic. I love the image and the soft colours are so beautiful. Such gorgeous embellishments too.
hugs Sue xx

rachel said...

stunning card Nic - love the frantage effect - beautiful xx

Teresa said...

This is beautiful Nicola, I love that stamp and your beautiful embellishments. xx

Debs said...

So beautiful!
Love the Frantage.
Debs xx

Lisa xx said...

This is gorgeous Nic, dont know much about Frantage yet, but you seem to have got the hang of it all xx

Roma said...

Such a beautiful card x

Alison Scott said...

Beautiful Nic. How could this be bettered. It's gorgeous.

catherine said...

It looks fantastic Nic and so elegant and stylish. Love the image and the layout.
x catherine

Whisper said...

Oh WOW hun simply stunning, Luv Sam x

Christine L said...

Hi Nic

Oooh love how you've used the Frantage on that floral oval.. perfect for the design... FAB card!

Hugs
Christine x

rosie said...

gorgeous x

Creations by Shirl said...

Wow this is got to be one of my fave of yours too... Very subtle and pretty Coops...

Ella's Design said...

Great card, Nic! Love the monochrome cream and brown and pretty silhouette stamp! See the frantage has made an appearance again - it gives a lovely distressed effect, especially on my fave SB floral oval die! Lisa x

Vicky said...

Beautiful Nic!!! So very elegant, I love it :)

hugs Vicky xxx

Jessica said...

Beautiful design - gorgeous detail as always. xx

Sue B said...

WOW!!! well this might not have come out as you planned Coops but it's absoutely stunning!! I love the sweet image… and the frantage… and the flowers and lush bow… I just love everything about it - it has all come together beautifully!! :-)
Hope you are having a good week
Big Hugs
Sue xx

karen said...

FAbulous card coops, love the image, hugs, Karenx

Chrissy said...

This is just lovely Coops, love the creams, and frantage on the oval die, gorgeous image and flowers and great design.

Luv CHRISSYxx

kay said...

Loving the vintage feel x

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Beautiful, love that image and love the creams.

Donna Mosley said...

Beautiful card Nic, love the gorgeous image and stunning design.

Donna x

cebelica said...

Too bad your couldn't enjoy your day off. But on the other hand, maybe having Saturday off is even better. ;)
This card if fabulous. If I had such papers in my stash I'd probably just look at them and have no clue how to use them. But you rocked them. The result is outstanding! Hugs! xx

Marlene Atkinson said...

Wow Nic this is gorgeous, I love the new gorjuss papers. Marlene

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

Pretty!!!

Sarah said...

Absolutely beautiful card Coops, I love everything x

nnalorac said...

Gorgeous card Nic, so love the colour and the frantage effect. Carolxx

Wendy said...

Absolutely beautiful Coops, love it.
Wendy xx

Little K Smith said...

Oh what a beautiful card Nic! I love all the cream, the image is lovely and I love the lush embellies too!
Kelly.x

Paper Profusion said...

Gosh Nic - what a stunner!! The all ivory makes such an impact. Frantage sure is the perfect finishing touch. Sublime card. Nicola x

Anita said...

Absolutely gorgeous!

downrightcrafty said...

simply beautiful love the image and the textured cream paper
Hugs Kate xx

maxine said...

stunning card very elegant x

coldwaters2 said...

OMG Nic what can I say, what is left for me to say except 'magical' also exceptionally beautiful, I am so in awe of your creativity, this is stunning, the image, colours and design look breathtaking.
hugs
lorraine x

Emma Dawson said...

Love the vintage feel from stamping the image in brown. It's a gorgeous card as usual :-)

Emma x

Louise said...

Gorgeous card Nic -very elegant and stylish. x

THE BLUEBERRY BEAR said...

This is absolutely awesome - I love it! All the elements add up to such a beautiful creation! Thanks so much for joining us for BINGO! Challenge at Bugaboo's Catch the Bug blog!
luv'n huggz
Jen Leeflang
BUGABOO DT

Marilyn said...

I love this card! The distressing and embossing add to the chic, vintage look and I like it a lot!

Elizabeth said...

Beautiful card, Coops, I love the creams and the vintage chick style - absolutely gorgeous :) Elizabeth xx

Mette said...

Wow! This was a stunning and beautiful card!
Thank you for joining the challenge at Sketchy Colors! Good luck!

Hugs, Mette

Eileen said...

Well don't know what was in your head but this is certainly a beautiful card. Love the image and how you have used the frantage ( I got mine wooohoo)
Love it
Eileen x

Rachael said...

Oooo so pretty! So much texture too! Gorgeous!
Rach :)

Janet - aka stacky said...

Absolutely gorgeous Nic love the card design xx

Julie said...

So beautiful - fabulou vintage style! Juliex

Olivia said...

Wow a fabulous card..great monotone vintage look.

NGCARDS said...

A wonderful creation! Thanks for playing at Creative Inspirations! xxx

Samantha said...

Another glorious card hunny Love the colours and embossing effect too! hugs me x

Barbara GR said...

This is just stunning!!! I love it! I love colours and I love it image!
Hugs
Barbara GR