Wednesday, 10 July 2013

Vintage Birds

Good morning all. I hope you are all well.
My day off tomorrow and I am planning a lazy day sorting out all my boxes of cards and what to do with them.
Here is another card using one of my new Inkyicious stamps, this one is vintage birds.
I am entering my card into the following challenges:
1.Crafts 4 Eternity Challenge - R131 - Sewing room
2.Allsorts Challenge - Week 214 - Favourite things (vintage, distressing, pearls, flowers, vintage stamps)
3.One Stop Craft Challenge - Challenge 233 - Anything goes
4.The Hobby House Challenge - Challenge 2 - Vintage
5.Stamping Sensations Challenge - July Challenge - Sketch/and or summer colours
6.Ribbon Girls Challenge - July Card Challenge - Add a bow
7.Creative Card Crew Challenge - Challenge 40 - The great outdoors
Products used are:
Cream linen card
Dovecraft papers
Diecut sentiment
Mixture of ribbon and trims
Pearls and pearl swirls
Hobbyhouse roses
Tonic edger punch
Distress tool
Faux stiching
Spellbinders circle die
Distress ink - pumice stone
Inkylicious stamp - Vintage birds stamped with small brown and mintish!! ink pads

Close up of the stamp.

And a sideways view.
Thanks so much for popping by, means a lot :D
Hugs Nic.xxx




76 comments:

Sharon said...

Gorgeous Coops. The image is lovely and the soft colours are stunning as is the design.
Hugs Sharon x

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

Another beautiful card Nic! I love the cream and soft green so pretty! I don't know why you don't sell your cards on Etsy they are so pretty its a shame to have them put away in boxes! Susan x

tilly said...

this is ever so pretty, I love the birds and the soft colours you have used
Tilly

Jacqui's little piece of England said...

Nice card Nic beautiful colours and stunning image xx

debby4000 said...

Absolutely beautiful card, pretty colour combo.
luv
Debby

Chrissy said...

Beautiful colours Coops, and love the bird image, so pretty.I dont envy you sorting out cards, I just did that not long ago and gave heaps to a charity..dissected a few for the embellies,and gave lots to the school and kindy..now I only have 5 banana boxes full..lol..

Luv CHRISSYxx

Janice said...

Lovely colours & design - a super card, Jx

Mała Mi said...

Beautiful.

Marie-Louise said...

Gorgeous card Nic. Beautiful image and fantastic colours.

Izzwizz said...

Hi Nic, this is just beautiful, I love the image you have chosen and all the layers are wonderful. Thank you for joining in with us at Stamping Sensations and I hope to see you again! Maddy x

Jane said...

Just beautiful, gorgeous hues. Jane x

Tracey Murphy said...

Stunning card, Coops! Love the gorgeous soft colours and your beautiful layout!

Thank you for sharing with us in our Vintage challenge this month at The Hobby House and good luck!
xx

Kelly Lloyd said...

Beautiful card. Love the soft colours and the gorgeous image
Hugs Kelly

Chris x said...

Absolutely stunning Nic beautiful image and colours.
Chris x

nwilliams6 said...

Nic, I love the colors on this and that image is gorgeous. I have to say the colors an the flowers are my favorite even though that image really is wonderful. So I see you are/were sorting out that to do with cards - you can send this one to me as my birthday is in Nov! LOL! REally it is special. Hugz!

Crafty Lark said...

Super card, love your colours. xx Flora

aussie aNNie said...

Such a lovely card with the softness of the colour combo...awesome embossing...have a great day off.xx

Viv's Visuals said...

Beautiful as always Coops... and am always grateful for donations for my 'Pink' days! Your cards are stunning - there should be no shortage of buyers! x

Mary J said...

Oh wow, that is so beautiful, Nic! I love your soft distressing and soft green!

Sue - bearhouse said...

Stunning card Nic. I love the image, gorgeous colour scheme and a fabulous layout.
hugs Sue xx

Doreen said...

This is gorgeous,love the fab image and papers.xxx

Jackie said...

What a beautiful card, and the colours are superb :o)
Jackie xx

Gemma said...

Truly stunning Coops and love the colours...
hugs and xxx
Gemma

Tanya said...

Beautiful card Coops, love the beautiful image, the colours are fab and I love those pearls! Just gorgeous :D

Tags xx

Judith said...

this is so pretty - I just love the colours hugs Jdith x

Christine L said...

Beautiful choice of colours in the cream and green for this image Nic.. and I love how you've put the card together!

Good luck with your boxes!!

Hugs
Christine x

Lorraine said...

This is gorgeous Nic. The image looks fab and I love the soft colours.
Lorraine x

Margarets designer cards said...

Hi Nic
Totally gorgeous, beautiful image and a wow card
Margaret

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Hi Nic, just catching up after a few days away. Loving your new stamps, the fairies and the birds are both so pretty. Love the neutral colours too. Thanks fro comments. I have a little candy on offer x

Jill Norwood said...

Coops this is so beautiful! I love the bird image and the soft greens and creams with the brown! Your cards always warm my heart!

Francesca said...

Gorgeous creation , I love that bird stamp
thanks for joining us at Stamping Sensations

Hugs
Francesca

Netty said...

Loving your gorgeous card Coops and all those fabulous pearls, hugs Annette x

Linda Compton said...

This is beautiful Nic. I LOVE these soft vintage cards, but I never do them. I really want to learn how to do them. Just perfect.

Janine said...

Gorgeous vintage card Nic. Lovely colour combination and the distressing and embellishment just finish it all off beautifully.
Hugs, Janine xx

Creations by Shirl said...

Lovey vintage birds coops~ love the papers and your designs...

Maarit at Violets Corner said...

Stunning card Nic, beautiful use of the inks and the embellies, the effect is fabulous.

Love
Maarit

Taniaj Scott said...

Stunning card, great image, delicate colour , love it.Thanks for joining us at Creative Card Crew on our Great outdoor challenge hugs Tania xx (DT).

Wendy L said...

Gorgeous, so pretty, thanks for joining us at Allsorts this week, xxx

sue w. said...

Hi Nic, this is gorgeous. I love the colour combo and the detail on the bird stamp is super.
Hugs Sue W.

Wishcraft said...

Love the colours and all your fab details, this is gorgeous Nic! Hugs, Lisa x

June Nelson said...

Hiya sweets, this is a stunner as always, I love how diverse you are, you can turn your hand to anything and all your cards are so different and beautiful, enjoy your day off big huggies jUNE XXXXXXXXX

Inkypinkydelights said...

Beautiful Vintage card Nic. Judy x

Mau xx said...

How pretty, I just love the yummy colours.
Hugs Mau xx

catherine said...

This is just so beautiful Nic. I have this stamp and must ink it up after seeing the fabulous job you have done with it. Love the colour choices
x catherine

Sandra H said...

Oh wow Coops your card is stunning x

Cards by Alison said...

Gorgeous card so pretty and delicate. Love Alison xx

Crafty Moone Cards said...

Gorgeous card Nic.
Sue x

susiestacey said...

Gorgeous card Nic, love the soft green x Susan x

Kate at the Hobby House said...

utterly gorgeous super colour scheme and so pretty, thank you for joining us at the Hobby House for our 2nd challenge
Hugs Kate xx

Whisper said...

WOW, simply stunning, Luv Sam x

michele said...

Gorgeous card! Thanks for joining us at Crafts 4 Eternity this week hugs x

Wendy said...

Absolutely beautiful Nic, love the soft colours.
Wendy xx

Jo said...

Oh wow, that's a beauty.....fab image & gorgeous colour!
Hugs Jo x

The Crafty Goat Girl said...

Wow this is so beautiful Coops, I love the soft colours and the image is gorgeous Heidi x

Elaine said...

This is such a beautiful card and so very vintage.
I adore these colours, and your choice of embellishments is simply perfect.

Big hugs
Elaine xxx

Debbie said...

A beautiful vintage card Nic. Gorgeous.
Debbie x

Louise said...

Gorgeous card Nic - really lovely vintage feel and I really like the stamp.

Deb said...

Totally stunning Nic, love the colour combo, so elegant!
Debxx

Lou said...

Hi! gorgeous card,your design is lovely Coops and love the green and cream together.Hope you have a nice day off,not too many jobs to do.hugs Lou.xx

Desire Fourie said...

Oh wow this is just so so beautiful. Love the monochromatic colours, distressed edges, the bow, lace and vintage birdies.
Hugs
Desíre
{Doing Life – my personal blog}

Lynne in NI said...

So pretty and delicate. The little string of pearls is gorgeous too.

Kelly said...

Beautiful. Love those soft green tones you have used. Hugs, Kelly xxx

Helene E said...

What a gorgeous creation! Thank you so much for entering it to our challenge at Allsorts this week and good luck!

MissyG said...

This is stunning = gorgeous colours
Linda x

crafty-stamper said...

really pretty card love the image and gorgeous papers love the distressing and pearls
carol x

Lynne K said...

Totally gorgeous card! LOVE the colours. Such a pretty take on our sketch. Thank you for sharing it with us at Stamping Sensations this month.

Lynne x

Marilyn said...

Gorgeous! Great image and those are fabulous papers. I like how it has the combo of vitage and not... the colours are so pretty.

Sally H said...

Gorgeous colours and a fabulous take on our sketch! That is such a beautiful stamp and I love what you have done with it! Thanks for joining us at Stamping Sensations this month and Good Luck!

Sarah said...

Absolutely beautiful, I love the image and soft colours x

Donna said...

Such an elegant card Nic, love the pretty pearl detail and gorgeous layout :) Donna x

Little K Smith said...

Ooohh another beautiful vintage style creation hun! The colours are delish and I love the gorgeous embellies too :)
Kelly.x

Crafters Guild Sisters said...

GORGEOUS vintage card! Wow wow wow!

Thanks for playing along with us at Creative Card Crew!
~ Crystal (DT)

Eret said...

Wow! Amazing! It is truly stunning card. I love the vintage feel of it and lovely soft colors. Thank you so much for sharing your wonderful card with us at Staming Sensation.
Eret x

Dwie lewe rączki said...

What a beautiful and delicate card. I really like the colours. Thanks for joinin us at Creative Card Crew.
Yvonne

Jan Ltc said...

This is great thanks for joining us at CCC xx Jan

Tracy said...

Gorgeous creation, thank you for joining Stamping Sensations and using my sketch. Good luck.
Happy crafting
Tracy x