Tuesday, 21 July 2009

A Spoon Full of Sugar - Swirls

We have a nice easy challenge for you this week over at A Spoon Full of Sugar. This week we would like to see Swirls on your cards or paper projects. This could be swirly papers, swirl embossed patterns, swirl stamps or chipboard swirls.

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Our sponsor this week is Tracy from Squiggle Stamps. Squiggle Stamps are new stamp company - launched June 2009. Their premiere collection of general occasion images are available now with the arrival of the very cute Oscar & Daisy due very soon! All stamps are untrimmed red rubber - giving you the option to attach to a mounting cushion or simply re-trim and attach to an acrylic block using adhesive.

Our wonderful guest designer joining us this week is Julie. Be sure to visit Julie over at her blog for lots more inspiration. I think you will agree that her guest card is stunning!

Ok.. and here is a little bit about my card. The adorable image is Mimosa with Teddybear. I have a great selection of these stamps over in my store. Mimosa is stamped in Memento ink and then coloured with Prismacolor pencils with sansodor and paper stumps to blend. The papers are a mixture of DCWV Garden Party and MME Bloom and Grow. The sweet flowers were sent to me by my dear friend Renata. The swirls have been created using a Sizzix die Flower w/Vine.. removing the flower. For some fun texture I have added some light pink Raffia Lace and to finish adding some Pink buttons.

Be sure to check out the gorgeous swirly creations from the rest of the team!

Hugs,


43 comments:

debby4000 said...

Oh she is adorable and what a fabulous card.
luv
Debby

Monique said...

Your card is beautifull Nikki !! Love the happy colours you used :)).

Hugs Monique

Nannieflash said...

Oh Nikki, what a gorgeous image, I love the colouring its stunning, the details are so lovely and the papers beautiful. With love and hugs Shirleyxxxx

Joy said...

what a darling card! love this little girl holding her teddy bear! this is so sweet for a little girl! thanks for sharing all the other great stuff you have to offer! have a great week!

Moni said...

Fab card, love the image and the colours you have used! Great papers! Hugs,Moni

Michele said...

Such a fabulous card Nikki. Love the cute image you've used and the colouring also. Hugs Michele x

CraftyC said...

A gorgeous card Nikki and I just love the colour combo and fab embellishments. Thanks for the order, Received in todays post!
Clairex

Paula said...

What an adorable card the image is so sweet.
Paula xxxx

Tara said...

Love the card Nikki - the colours work beautifully together and that's such a sweet image! xx

Cindy Haffner said...

Wicked sweet, love your swirls.

Moni said...

Hi Nikki, just to tell you I have awards for you on my blog! Hugs,Moni

Penni said...

Fab card Nikki - such a cute image.

Hugs
Penni
X

Erin said...

Stunning card Nikki, love this cute image! Now on my i want list. lol.
Gorgeous!
Erin x

Stef H (Glitterbabe) said...

adorable & fun! love it.

hugs,

Vicki (basement stamper) said...

Hi Nikki!! Your card is so sweet!! Love the fun layout and your coloring!! :) HUGS

Riet said...

What a beautiful card Nikki,l love the image and colours.
So gorgeous papers.

hugs Riet.x

Christine said...

What a great new stamp company. I love the images. Your card is gorgeous too!! Love the idea of the swirls. Have a great day!
xoxo, Christine

Shazza said...

gorgeous card Nicky, love the stamp
x

6 wacky women said...

Gorgeous card, Nikki.
The image is adorable, love the colors and your beautiful coloring. Fab embellies too.

Karen x

Caryn said...

This is gorgeous Nikki, the image is fab and your colouring is great.

Hugs,
Caryn xxx

stardustgemsandribbon said...

Gorgeous card Nikki, love the pink and orange combination.
Perfect flowers and swirls!
Firefox is still working ok...so pleased I mentioned it to you :-)
Hugs
Carole x

Jacqueline's Weblog said...

What a lovely card Niki, so cute. The details are wonderful.
Hugs Jacqueline

Kelly Schelske said...

Super sweet Nikki! Love the lace3 ribbon and the cute image!! fabulous work!

Hugs, Kelly

Kim Piggott said...

Oh what an adorable card Nikki!
Beautiful colours and design!
hugs
kim x

Camilla said...

Ohh she is supercute Nikki!!:) And with that Teddy..:)
Hugs, Camilla.

cats whiskers said...

This is too cute for words dear, what a gorgeous colour scheme and Ilove the pink teddy
Hugs Jacqui x

Tracey said...

This is an adorable card Nikki! xx

Ann Kranitz said...

What a cheerful happy card Nikki!!

Teri said...

Such a cute card! Love the bright happy colors too! Love the new Mimosa image, so cute!! xo, Teri

Gunilla/Nilla said...

Love this card. Such pretty stamp, great details and a perfect layout.

Take care and have a wonderful day.
Hugs/Gunilla

Renata van Miltenburg said...

What a sweet smile has this girl, lovely stamp! Love the pink/red clothing you gave her. Nice how you combined the swirls with the pretty ;) flowers!

Hugs, Renata

CraftyC said...

Something on my blog for you Nikki!
Clairexx

MichelleO said...

Nikki... just had to pop over and let you know I just loved your card this week.. love the sentiment, the way you did it. And the image is colored beautifully!
HUGS
MichelleO

My lifes inky escape and more said...

So so cute! How's your store going?

Renee

Ila said...

Super Cute and Fabulous!!...Gorgeous coloring and accents!!...Hugs, Ila

Tammi said...

Both these images are sweet as can be, love the way you added the sentiment...super cute card! xx

Bubbles said...

Hi Nikki, such a lovely card, the image is so cute and I really do like the lace ribbon and pretty flowers.
Hope you are well, and enjoying the start of the school holidays with your girls.
Joanne x

Georgia said...

This is gorgeous Nikki! The image is lovely and I really like the raffia ribbon - I also love the use of green with the other colours, it looks really pretty! :)
Love, Georgia xx

Tammy said...

This is so adorable! I love the colors you used and your coloring is fantastic!

Tammy x

ribenaruby said...

Brilliant card Nikki, love all the vivid colours and the lovely image!

mi sello personal said...

Wow,beautiful and fantastic blog...Josefa laura

Stacey said...

Such a sweet sweet image and your colouring is extra-specially good on this one ~x~

Jodi said...

So cute Nikki!! You have created such a cute card with this image!Very pretty flowers and colors!
Hugs
Jodi =)