Tuesday, 29 June 2010

Two Challenges - High Hopes & A Spoon Full of Sugar

I created my card for two challenges.... the first is our High Hopes challenge where this week Jeanne is asking us to use stars somewhere on our cards.

Also our challenge over at A Spoon Full of Sugar where Debbie is asking you to use an animal image. She has a fun request too (which is optional) where she would like to see a card created by you and also by your child. Be sure to pop over to the blog to view all the children's fabulous cards... and of course the fantastic design teams too!

My card above is using the fun new High Hopes stamp Stunt Dragon by Artist Dustin Pike. My Stunt dragon has been stamped onto Concord Record card with Memento ink and coloured with Prismacolor pencils with sansodor to blend. I added a little stickles to his spots, eyebrows and also around the edge of the star but this is hard to see in the picture. The papers are from the Basic Grey Pad Max and Whiskers. I created the sentiment myself in Photoshop and printed direct onto my cardstock.

So here is my 5 year old daughter Danni's card. Danni loves to colour and must colours tons of images every week. This is her first offical card :-) I cut the carstock, paper and trimmed her image but the rest was all Danni's handywork! She is so proud of her creation and can't wait to give this to Nanny. The images Danni chose are High Hopes Sweet Anabela and Gilbert. As you can also see like Mum... Danni loves colour!

If you looking to play along with a challenge this week be sure to check out both High Hopes and A Spoon Full of Sugar :-)

Have a great Tuesday!
Hugs,

10 comments:

Kim Piggott said...

Oh love your card Nikki!
He is so cute and your paper and design is so perfect!
Love little Danni's creation!
Wonderful colouring and such a fabulous design and that detail is gorgeous!
hugs
kim x

Mag said...

Gorgeous card Nikki !!!
Danni's card is so cute !!!
Congrats Danni you are very talented :)
Hugs
Mag

debby4000 said...

Oh wonderful adorable card Nikki and Danni's card is so fabulous, her Nanny is going to love it.
luv
Debby

Tracey said...

Awww, both of these cards are fantastic! Danni is definitely following in her mum's cardmaking footsteps! xx

Lacey Stephens said...

Your card is awesome!! I love your coloring of this awesome guy!! And the color choices are fun! I LOVE Danni's card!! How special! She did a fabulous job coloring and I love her sea shell embellishments (are they from Florida)? Tell Danni that we love it!! I showed it to the Kids and told them that Danni created it...Ryan said Dawnie? The week after our trip to Disney with you, Ryan kept saying everything with an "English" accent (so funny to hear from a 5 year old boy)!! Big hugs!!
~Lacey

Crystal said...

AWWW Nikki your card is WONDERFUL!!!This image is way toooo cute and I LOVE that dp!!!!! What a fun layout too with the great buttons....

WOW your daughter did such a darling job.....she is gonna be talented like her mom!!! :)..I LOVE how she added those seashells and those dew drops..AWW her nanny will be proud!!

Bubbles said...

Gorgeous card Nikki, the papers are scrumptious and your colouring of the fab dragon is amazing!
Danni's card is super, what wonderful colouring and use of colours, and the addition of the shells, just love it!!
Joanne x

Nannieflash said...

Hi Nikki, wow your Danni is extemely talented thats one beautiful card. And your card is fabulous love the papers. With love a nd hugs Shirleyxxxxxx

grandmalee said...

What a talented family! My grandkids love to color my digis, but after seeing Danni's fabulous work, I think I need to let them start doing their own cards. Danni definately has an eye for color! I love to see young ones taking such an interest in art because most of the schools in the states no longer offer much art. Tell her to keep working on this wonderful talent!

Georgia said...

Absolutely fabulous card Nikki, I love your fantastic colouring and the ribbon and buttons looks great! I also love Danni's gorgeous card, wow! The image is sooo sweet! :) Love, Georgia xx