Sunday, June 7, 2009

The Next Level + Stampin' for the Weekend

The Next Level first challenge called for a card with an aperture and a lollipop flower, and Stampin' for the Weekend first challenge gave the theme "From Dusk to Dawn", ie. purple and yellow as color theme.

Stamp - Scrappy Cat flourishes, The Greeting Farm Wild Things (Soar high -sentiment)
Ink - Distress Ink Vintage Photo, StazOn Jet Black
Papers - Light purple card stock, Basic Gray Urban Prairie (yellow paper), digital Midnight Milly by Tinker & Co (purple papers)
Coloring - bird stamp has 2 shades of yellow watercolor pencil
Other - yellow brads


  1. Hi Nunt,
    Oooh this is so creative! I love this bird stamp and all your flourishes, very beautiful.
    Thanks for joining the first SFTW challenge, I hope you can join us again next week.
    Jen x

  2. Hello Nunt!
    What a fabulous creation! I adore that beautiful bird you used and the flowers are simply gorgeous. :)

    Thank you so much for joining us in our first challenge at SFTW and good luck!
    We hope you'll play along with us in our next challenge, too. :)

    Have a lovely day

  3. Nämä kaikki kortit on niin ihania!! :)

  4. Great card I love those flowers I have never tried them before will have to have a go. The layout and mix of stamps is great too.
    Thank you for joining us at stampin for the weekend and good luck.

    X Amy X

  5. Such a beautiful card Nunt and your aperture displays this pretty bird to perfection. Your card is as beautiful inside as out - not an easy task I know.
    Thank you for joining us on our very first challenge at "Stampin´ for the Weekend" with such a beautiful card and we hope to see you back playing on a weekly basis. Good luck.
    Nicola -x-

  6. What a spectacular bird stamp you've used Nunt, and colored to perfection. Love the layout you've done and the backing paper and the aperture positioned just perfectly to see him peeking out.
    Thank you for participating in the "Stampin' for the Weekend" challenge. Good luck and we hope you'll continue to join in on the challenges on a weekly basis. Have a great weekend.
    Donna xx

  7. This is fantastic the lillipop flowers look really great, the image is cute to this card has a real vintagey feel to it, thank you for joining us at SFTW good luck hugs Pops x

  8. What a gorgeous card,l love the images and colours.

    Hugs Riet.x

  9. Hello Nunt

    What an amazing aperture card you have created, those birds are beautiful and I really love the "distressed" flowers, so effective. The Tinker & Co papers are lovely too, a fabulous card altogether, well done and thank you for taking part with our very first challenge over at SFTW, good luck. xx vicki xx

  10. Fabulous creation! Thanks for playing along with us at The Next Level! Be sure to check back on Monday for the next issue and challenge....Abby:)

  11. Love the grunge flowers!! AWESOME!

  12. Hi Nunt, thank you for the lovely comment you left for me today, so much appreciated. I love your card and those lollipop flowers are fabulous! Chris :)

  13. Wow, this is gorgeous Nunt, I do love your handmade flowers they look fantastic.Thanks for taking part in the 1st challenge at SFTW!

  14. WAU! Upea kortti!
    Kiitokset vierailusta SannaS!
    Kiva löytää kaima blogimaailmasta =D

    Halein, SannaS

  15. This is really lovely! I like the colours and the design with the bird peeping through the hole. Clever idea. :-)

    PS. It'd be lovely if you could e-mail me the pattern for the wristies again. It was on the trashed hard drive. :-( Many thanks for the offer. :-) Much appreciated.

  16. Hi Nuut, what a creative card, the window for the bird looks fab and I just adore the flowers on the front, really gorgeous :) Thanks for joining us at SFTW, hope to see you again :)

    Hugs Ida