Tuesday 19 May 2009

Happy Birthday "A Spoon Full of Sugar"!

Woooo Hooooo!!! Today is A Spoon Full of Sugar's Birthday.. Yes, our challenge is 1 years old!!!

We want you all to join in the fun this week so our challenge is a nice easy one. We would like you to create a card for a Celebration..... any celebration will do... Birthday, Anniversary, Baby Announcement.... anything goes! As you can see I have created a graduation card which would be a great reason to celebrate. This cute little guy is a new release from Hanna Stamps and is Riley Graduation Moose. There is also a new Graduation Hanna clear set too. I'll be showing you a card with this set very soon ;-) Check out the SCS Gallery for lots of inspiration from the wonderful Hanna DT team.

We have lots of fabulous prizes this week! Our very generous sponsors this week are: Whiff of Joy, Whimsy Stamps, Roses on Paper, Nutcrafters and Silly Monkey Crafts. Yes that's right 5 lucky people can win a prize this week!

We have a Fabulous prize from Whiff of Joy! The winner will receive the below stamps: Melinda with Muffin Basket and Muffin Basket. Thank you so much Katharina for this gorgeous prize.

We have this adorable prize of Mother Goose and Babies kindly donated by Denise from Whimsy Stamps. Thank you so much Denise!

Summer from Roses on Paper has very kind donated the below beautiful prize which includes: Magnolia's "Tilda", Basic Grey's 6 x 6 Porcelain Paper Pad, Basic Grey's Porcelain Glazed Brads
and Prima Hydrangeas.

Katie and Colette from Nutcrafters have very kindly donated two stamps from their cute new Nutshells stamp range - Cycling Hazel and Mac. If that wasn't enough they have also offered the lucky winner Imaginisce Flowers too.

We have the below cute "The Greeting Farm Stamp" which has been kindly donated by Bryony from Silly Monkey Crafts. Thank you Bryony! Bryony was our first sponsor at Spoon Full and we are so grateful for your support.

Our special Guest Designers this week are Deb and Marlou. We are all thrilled that they could both return to join us for our birthday challenge!

Debbie and I are so happy with the success of our challenge blog so heres to another fun year!

Before I go I want to thank Diana for the above award. Thank you Diana...you are the sweetest and it is such an honor to receive this from you!



Victoria said...

Great card Nikki! Cute image! Lots of fab prizes this week, think I might have to pop over and enter this week! :-)
Hugs, Vicky -x-

strawberry fields said...

This is a great card! What a lot of goodies this week
Fiona x

Suzanne said...

Oh Nikki I love your card Riley looks so cool in his graduation outfit. I can't beleive you have been going a year!!! great prizes this week. Sue :o)

Dawny P said...

Oh he's so fabulous - clever Riley!!! And 'con-grad-ulations' on your first birthday. I remember it starting - where has the year gone???. I'll be having a go later on. Hugs xxxx

Beccy said...

Fab card Riley is great. Congratulations on the challenge birthday. Hopefully when I finish work I will have time to enter.

Hugs Beccy x

debby4000 said...

Fabulous card, love the image and the stars. Can't believe its a year since the A spoonful started where did the time go.

CraftyC said...

Love your card Nikki, I've got some Hanna stamps flying threw the skies as we speak. Love Riley, and you've done a grand job!

Nannieflash said...

Fantastic card Nikki, I love the image, and congratulations on your 1st birthday, the prizes for you challenge looks brilliant. Well done love and hugs Shirleyxxxx

Anonymous said...

Stunning card hun, love him!
Congrats on ASFOS being 1.. my gosh has that gone quick!!
Have a fabulous week sweetie,
Hugs, Marlene x

Sparkle and Flourish said...

Fabulous card!! Great layout and colouring. Happy Birthday to ASFOS!!What great prizes...!
Have a fab day!
Judy xx

Caryn said...

Brilliant card Nikki and congrats on celebrating a whole year of challenges. I'm so proud to be part of your team!!

Caryn xxx

Michele Spera said...

Happy 1 Year to "ASFOS":-)
I love your card, the added gold stars on the side pop! and the shading is wonderful!! Great card
Great goodies too!

Anki said...

What a cute card and congratulations as well! Fab prizes. Wish you a great week. Kram - Anki

Unknown said...

oh nikki, your card is so cute and really lovely, also your coloration looks perfect and fantastic.
big hugs, bea

Michele Roos said...

Gorgeous card Nikki. Love the image and the beautiful colouring. Hugs Michele x

Bubbles said...

Fabulous card Nikki, love the image and the string of stars looks great!
Still can't believe it's been a year, so proud to have been a part of it since the start! Here's to a continued success.
Joanne x

kaylou said...

Hi nikki
your card is sooo adorable what a cute guy. Love your colouring too.
hugs kaylou xoxo

Danielle said...

Fabulous graduation card Nikki - I love it! Those gold stars threaded down your card look fantastic! Congrats on the 1st birthday of the Sugar Bowl challenge site! What fabulous prizes up for grabs!!
Hugs, Danielle

Jeanette said...

Wowo Nikki. Your coloring is just amazing. Your card is adorable. I love the composition. Happy Birthday to "A Spoonful of Sugar". Your challenge is always a lot of fun and so inspirational!
Hugs Jeanette

Cindy Haffner said...

I love Riley so so sweet.

Vicki G said...

Oh Nikki, he just looks adorable!!! Almost as if he graduated from Wizardry school with those funky star accents



Tracey said...

A fantastic card Nikki!

Nixe-Moni said...

Such a gorgeous card, Nikki!! Love the image and your fantastic colouring.
Big Hugs

Sharon said...

Lovely card Nikki. Great image and of course coloured beautifully.
Here's to another great year.

Debbie said...

This is fab Nikki,riley looks so cute in his gown and cap,Here's to another fab year partner,Hugs Debbie x

Camilla said...

Stunning card sweetie! Thanks for having me in the team:) It means a lot to me.
Hugs, Camilla.

daisy said...

wow hi nikki what a wubderfull stuff! love the stamp.


Danni said...

Wonderful card! so festive!

Christine Riley said...

So cute! Love the card and all the extras you added. Just adorable! :)
Hugs, Christine

Mel said...

Hi Nikki, your card is just fabulous. Congratulations on Spoonful of Sugar's 1st anniversary. Don't seem to have as much time to craft at the moment but I always visit the SOS blog ~ Mel x

Jills Scrappy Daze said...

Great card Nikki, love Riley in his graduation outfit. Hope I look just as good when i graduate in August ! Love the stars.
Jill x x

Tammi said...

Oh wow Nikki, this is fabulous, those stars really add the perfect touch, love it! xx

michele said...

gorgeous card nikki hugs mx

Marlou McAlees said...

birthday greetings Nikki to you and Debbie on first year of challenge, hope there will be many more to come :) loving your card!!! excellent :) ♥

Ila said...

This card is Totally Fabulous Nikki!! the stamp is So Cute and your coloring and layout is just Gorgeous!!....Hugs, Ila

Karen said...

What a fabulous card Nikki. Looking forward to seeing what you make with the rest of the set.
Karen x

Joy said...

great prizes and so much of them! your moose came out so cute! love the graduation theme as it's getting close to that time! you always do such fab work! TFS!

Renata van Miltenburg said...

Congratulations! Wow a year already. I'm going to join in tomorrow, today I made a celebration card for my parents who are married for 43 years tomorrow.

Love your card with fun image!

Big hugs, Renata

christelle said...

You made a great card Nikki!!
Riley is very cute and I love all the different shapes on your card!!
I look forward to see the card you have made with this set!!
Happy Birthday to A Spoon full of Sugar!!
Have a great evening,
Love to you all,
Big hugs,

Tab said...

Fabulous card hun, love the image and your colouring is amazing!!
Hugs Tab xxx

Anonymous said...

Super card Nikki, love the stars detail.
Happy Birthday to ASFOS.
Carole x

MichelleO said...

wonderful card as always Nikki! Riley looks just so smart! Great stars too!

Jodi said...

Such a pretty card!! Love the way you colored your Riley too. That is a cute way to add stars to your card too.
Jodi =)

Paula said...

Wow Nikki what a fabulous card the image is adorable and perfectly coloured in.
Paula xxxx

Heather Schlatter said...


This card is colored brilliantly and I love the whole idea and layout of it!!! So so perfect for a Graduation!!!


Crissy Armstrong said...

I love this Nikki! Esp the cascading gold stars. Wow, that looks fantastic! I love the Riley stamp and your awesome coloring too!

jjcreations said...

Wow....awesome card Nikki! I love how you've coloured him.

6 wacky women said...

Fabulous card, Nikki.
Your coloring is awesome, love the bg paper and the hint of purple is the perfect touch.

Karen x

Anonymous said...

What a really GORGEOUS grad card!! I love this!! Riley is so excited! :) I think I really need to be playing over there this week, huh?!