Monday, 29 June 2015

Lady in red.

Good morning all.
I hope you are all well.
I managed to make this one card yesterday which I suppose is a step in the right direction.
I am in work soon and my laddo has an intake day at Secondary school for the full day.I then have to go tonight where I get to meet his form teacher and hand in contact details etc so it will be a late one.
Anyhoo enough of my waffle and on to my card which I am entering into the following challenges:
1.Sketchy Colors Challenge - Challenge 251 - Sketch
3.Dream Valley Challenge - Challenge 109 - Girly
4.All Dressed Up Challenge - Challenge 37 - Anything goes
5.Top Tip Tuesday Challenge - Name that tune (Lady In Red - Chris De Burgh
6.Creative Inspirations Challenge - Challenge 319 - Your favourite (rich colours, ribbons, pearls, colouring with my pens, distressed edges)
7.Inspiration Destination Challenge - Challenge 39 - Anything goes
8.Simon Says Stamp Challenge - Anything goes
9.Chocolate, coffee & cards challenge - Challenge 94 - Seeing red
10.Pennys Paper Crafty Challenge - Challenge 233 - Anything goes


Products used are:
Brown card
Santoro willow papers
Distress tool
Pearls
Doily
Lace
Ribbon
All Dressed Up Image 
Pro/flexmarkers

A close up of the beautiful image.

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

51 comments:

Marianne's Craftroom said...

She is gorgeous, loving the deep red. Just read Touch and Go by Lisa Gardner, if you haven't read it then you must, brilliant x

pinky said...

Very rich and beautiful card Nic. Think I might have to get that image.

Squirrel x said...

Beautiful card hun, she is a stunner, and that bow is simply WOW! Good luck with the school - my, don't they grow up fast! Hugs xx

Sue said...

This is gorgeous Nic, such a pretty image, stunning colouring and I love the big red bow to match the one on the dress.
Sue xx

Sandma's Handmade Cards said...

Absolutely gorgeous. The colour is so rich and your colouring is just perfect. I love this card x

tilly said...

pretty card and I like the way her dress is shaded
Tilly

Janette said...

Beautiful card, love that ribbon, looks like it came off her dress...gorgeous...x

Sheila said...

Oh Nic this is awesome! Glad you are using an All Dressed Up digi. Thus is one of my favourite ones. X

Deborah said...

Fabulous card! Love the red and brown colourcombo! And I'm so jealous on your bows! Just WOW!

NGCARDS said...

A super creation! I love the ribbon. Thanks for playing at Creative Inspirations! xxx

Jackie said...

Stunning card coops, and stunning colouring, love how you made the folds appear to shine :o)
Jackie xx

Lau W said...

Wow so pretty card !!!
xxx

Christine L said...

STUNNING Nic!! Gorgeous colouring and lush red bow!!

Jack off to secondary school? He is growing up fast!!

Hugs
Christine x

Sue Nicholson said...

Great image and layout, thanks for sharing and joining us at CC&CC cheers Sue N x

Marilyn said...

Fabulous! I love the bold, rich reds and the card is simply stunning!

Pamellia Johnson said...

Wow Coops, this is just stunning!! This could be an invitation to a red carpet ceremony, it's so ritzy and fashionable! LOVE LOVE LOVE!!! You have such amazing style girl!! hugs :)

Lucy Woods said...

This is Stunning Nic! Love the rich red, so classy and the pearls and lace look lovely!
Thanks so much for sharing at All Dressed Up Hun!
Lucy x

crafty-stamper said...

Stunning card,love the beautiful image,papers and gorgeous bow all in that deep rich gorgeous red
Carol x

Christina said...

That is a real beauty Coops!
Hugs Kristel

Michelle said...

A stunning red card Nic - the crinkled bow is gorgeous! Hope the evening goes well for you - Michelle x

Marlene Atkinson said...

A stunning card Nic and the bow is gorgeous. Marlene

Rainey's Craft Room said...

A lovely card Nic, glad your mojo has returned and time allowed for a bit of crafting.
Lorraine

Sue B said...

Oh Wowzer!! this is SO elegant and sophisticated Nic… love how the bow embellie echoes the one in the image… gorgeous rich red! :-))
Hope all goes well at the school today and tonight.
Big hugs, Sue B xx

Jacee said...

Wow, this is stunning Nic, what a great card! love the image, great how you have added the little pearl on the back of her dress, love it!
hugs Jacee
Simply Paper Card Design

Viv's Visuals said...

Hi Coops - have also been awol... not even time to catch up the last few weeks, hope all is OK with you and yours. Love this gorgeous red card. x

Sarah said...

Magnificent j u st about sums it up!! xx

Chrissy said...

Beautiful Coops..love the rich red and that bow is so lush..fabulous image and colouring too..

luv CHRISSYxx

McCrafty's Cards said...

Beautiful card Coop's, I like the fab image and the wonderful big bow
Kevin xx

Lynsey said...

Hi Nic, what a beautiful card and so beautifully coloured!
Hugs Lynsey x

Sharon said...

Wow Coops, this is fabulous. The image is gorgeous and love the vibrant read and the beautiful bow.
Have a lovely week.
Hugs Sharon x

Kari said...

This is wonderful,Nic!Love the red colors and a fabulous image!
THank you for joining Sketchy Colors this time and good luck!
Smiles from Kari :)

Judy V said...

Gorgeous card! Love the beautiful image and big bow! Thanks for joining us at Chocolate, Coffee & Cards Challenge!

CraftyNatalie said...

Beautiful card, Thanks for joining in over at Creative Inspirations.
CraftyNatalie {DT}

debby4000 said...

Love your lady in red card its so gorgeous.
Thank you for joining us at Simon says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.
Luv
Debby

Lynsey McGreavey said...

Hi Nic,

This is just stunning, your colouring is beautiful! Love it xx

Jane Savage said...

Love those lush reds, Coops! Absolutely beautiful! xxx

Ema M said...

This is beautiful! I love the deep reds and your design is fantastic! Thanks for sharing and joining us at Inspiration Destination. Hope to see you again and good luck!
Ema
IDCB Owner

coldwaters2 said...

Wow, wow, wow Nic this is incredibly beautiful, the image, the ribbon and papers it all looks out of this world amazing, excellent make.
hugs
lorraine x

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

A stunning and dramatic card Nic so very striking. Gosh your little man is growing up fast., hugs Susan x

Marlene Atkinson said...

Just me back with my DT hat on. Thank you for sharing with us at Dream Valley challenge. Marlene

Faye Wynn-Jones said...

What an absolute stunner x

Hippieaud (aka Audrey) said...

Wow Nic, she is gorgeous, love the red and that thick ribbon is stunning. So thrilled to see you playing along at All Dressed Up this time. Hugs!!

Anet van Zyl said...

Beautiful card Coops, love the layout and pretty papers. Thank you for playing along with our Challenge at All Dressed Up. We would love to see you again ... Anet DTx

Wendy Nicola Jackson said...

Utterly stunning Nic! I love this elegant ADU image. Just coloured another of theirs up. They're fab. Stunning colouring and oh my goodness I am loving your taffeta ribbons lately! Delish hun. Hugs, Wends x

Lozzy T said...

This is stunning Nic, gorgeous red and stunning colouring..Hugs Lozzy xx

Holly Hughes said...

Fabulous!!! Just Fabulous. Thanks for sharing with us at All Dressed Up Challenges.

Karen said...

Such a very beautiful card hun!
Thank you so much for joining us at That Craft Place for our Lots Of Layers Challenge and Good Luck

Hugs,
Karen. DT.xx

nwilliams6 said...

I love that image and your coloring! You so carried out the red theme so well on this. Wow - spectacular card my friend. Hugz

Carole said...

Stunning card, thanks for playing along with our Girly Challenge @ Dream Valley this week. Good Luck
Happy Crafting
Carole xXx

Whisper said...

WOW, simply classy, luv Sam x

Samantha said...

WOW WOW WOW!! awesome zesty and stunning card hunny & I LOVE the colour....!
Thanks for Playing along with us this time at Top Tip Tuesday Challenge, hugs Samantha :0)