Monday, 28 June 2010

Life´s a Beach with Earth, Wind or Fire

Good morning peeps, hope you all had a lovely weekend. Looks like everyone is having a heatwave although it is a tad too hot for me.

Die Cut Dreams theme for this week is

Life´s a Beach

So let´s see your seaside themed cards and projects.

I knew straight away which stamp I was going to use and can you believe this is the first time I have inked her up. I have coloured Tilda with copics and raised her with 3d pads. I love this set of sentiments from SU and was so lucky to receive these as a birthday present from a dear friend and fellow DT, thanks again sweetie. I have cut them out with my nesties and mounted onto yet more. Papers are from the Vintage Collection available at Bearly Mine Designs and the flowers are of coarse from Wild Orchid Crafts.

Challenges:
Just Magnolia - Sketch by Bev
Allsorts - Embossing
Corrosive - Flowers, Flowers, Flowers


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Sweet Pea Stampers have set the theme of

Earth, Wind or Fire

I chose Wind and used Ching Chou Kuik´s "Zinnia" from her Asian Mystique cd and added little bits of glitter. Flowers are from Wild Orchid Crafts, the gorgeous pins are from Posh Pins, papers, ribbons and pearls are from my stash.


Challenges:
Crazy 4 Challenges - Sketch
ABC - Xtra Dimension
Magical Crafts - Flower Power
Quirky Crafts - Ribbons


24 comments:

louise said...

two stunning cards
louise xx

Poppy said...

wow they are both really pretty.
poppy

Spyder said...

This is sooo pretty Nicola. Love the colours, the image is beautiful, the ribbon just perfect and the flowers, I think I can smell them!! Thank you for joining Quirky Craft's Ribbon Challenge this week
((Lyn)

Susie Sugar said...

OMG your sweet pea card is totally amazing the colours are fantastic and the style too great flowers and pins the whole card is beautiful
And your Seaside Tilda is fantastic too , I can't wait to see your Tilda card for the 1st new challenge you certainly can rock with her
Hugs Susie xx

Teri said...

Ooooh, love the colours on this one hun, yum! Fabulous!
Hugs,
Teri x

mustavcoffee said...

Beautiful colours and lovely design LO on both these pretty cards:) xx

Michele Spera said...

Hi Nicola
I love the magnolia!! such wonderful DP colors with her! and love how the sentiment is in the middle and she is next to it!
XMicheleX

Pascale said...

Nicola I adore your interpretation of wind fantastic colours reminds me of the French mistral. I love the image and embellies too. Hope not too stressful and things are calming down hugs Pascale

Julia said...

Lovely card. Love the layered image. thanks for joining in with the Quirky Crafts Ribbon Challenge.

Riet said...

What a gorgeous cards Nicola,i love the images and your papers.

Hugs Riet.xx

Kim Piggott said...

Oh wow Nicola these are absolutely stunning creations!
hugs
kim x

coldwaters2 said...

Oh my Nicola these are two beautiful creations of course I love Tilda she looks great with her surf board and the Sweet Pea one is stunning beautiful work.
Hugs
Lorraine x

debby4000 said...

Oh gorgeous cards Nicola, wonderful images and beautiful colours.
luv
Debby

Rainmac said...

Oh wow, what a beautiful SweetPea card, your colouring is amazing. Thank you for joining us at MCFC, good luck with the challenge xxx

Kirsten said...

two Fabulous cards love the images and the embossing looks great...x

Thanks for joining us this week at allsorts hugs kirsten...x

Crafting Joanne said...

Two stunning cards Nicola, gorgeous colours especially on Zinnia.

Thank you for joining us over at Magical Crafts.

Hugs

Joanne xx

Chocolate Fudge Cake said...

Such a beautiful card and such an interesting stamp. I wish I could tie bows like that! Thanks for joining us at Quriky Crafts. x

CraftyC said...

Both gorgeous cards Nicola. Love the colours on the first and and sweet pea stamp does it for me!!!!
Clairexx

Pops x said...

What a super cute image, i love the layout and choice of colours, love her little surf board,gorgeous

Love the colours on this one sweetie, and the pins look fab witht he flowers,hugs Pops x x x

Clare Brown said...

beautiful card and those papers are to die for.Thanks for joining us week at abc challenge and see you there again soon.

hugs Clare x

crafty amy said...

Wow wow wow they are both brilliant cards. I never got that disc when it was available and I so wish I had and I love the sentiment on your life's a beach one :D

Hugs
Amy xx

KraftyKoolKat said...

Two fabulous cards Nicola. Love the beachy one.
Cathy
xxxxx

Betty said...

Two lovely cards as usual Nicola
Bettyxxx

Donna said...

Lovely cards Nicola, both of them, your coloring is wonderful too.
hugs
Donna xx