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Sunday, 5 June 2011

DT card for OSAAT 'School's out/ graduation.

Well it's Sunday again, so it must be time for another fabulous challenge over at One stitch at a time.  We have a fabulous sponsor this week


Who are offering 5 pro makers to the winner of the challenge.  Don't forget if you want to be in the top 3 you MUST use a OSAAT image, and if you sign up for the newsletter you get a free image every month so it all so simple.

If you spend £10 or more in the store you can get this months collab set for free.

GO on take a peak at the store.

So here is what you have been waiting for!  My card for this week uses the Spotlighted creators image, Sue from Beary dust stamps in the store.  She has som Fabulous images so pop on over and check them out.

The theme gor the challenge this week is 'Schools out/ Graduation'

I have gone with the schools out theme for this card.

The backing papers are from My Minds eye 'Spring papers' collection.  I have used brads and threads to decorate one set of the papers.

The image is called 'Ellie Mae' and I have coloured her with promarkers.  She has been cut out with a Nellie Snellen die cut which has been inked and liquid pearled.  I have added a flower and pearls to the image to make it look like she is sitting on something.

Lazy days has been stamped onto another Nellie snellen die using a Lili of the valley stamp The die cut has been inked and I have added a pair of sunglasses charm to it.

For the inside I have used the same papers and a scalloped circle nesties die .  on the left hand side I have used the quote

'Summer afternoon-
Summer afternoon...
the two most
beautiful words in
the English language'
by Henry James


I will be entering this card into the following challenges
http://abc-challenge.blogspot.com/ V is for variety ( types of embellies)
http://papersundaes.blogspot.com/ Sentiment from the heart
http://sentimentalsundays.blogspot.com/ Inspired by a song 'Summertime' by Billie Holliday

Thanks for stopping by

Nikki

18 comments:

Pauline said...

Wonderful creation, those colours are gorgeous! Thanks for sharing wih us at For Fun Challenges!
hugs and blessings,
Pauline

Josephine said...

Fabulous card with beautiful colouring - and I've got to say that those papers are from my favourite pad! I love those colours!

Marjo said...

Wonderful card Nikki, xoxo Marjo

Linda w said...

Great card, love all your embellies and your colouring of the really cute image. Thanks for joining us at Amber's Crafts and Stuff's teen celebration challenge this week, hope you see you back again. Hugs lin

Beary Dust said...

Love the card! Very beautiful!

Gina said...

Hi Nikki :D Love your card, and those cool shades:D. Lucky I found you, you've left a link to Crafty Ho's challenge instead of your blog!! Thank you for joining in at Creative Cowgirls XXX

Debs said...

Brilliant creation, fab sunglasses charm and flowers and beautifully colored image
Debs
xxx

LouDotMac said...

This is gorgeous! I love the image and the little embellishments you've got her sat upon.

The sentiment in the inside is dreamy!

Thanks for joining us over at Senitmental Sundays for our 'Inspired by a Song' challenge this week.

xo Lou Mac.

Cheryl said...

Wonderful card! Your coloring is beautiful.



Thank you for joining our Inspired by Song challenge at Sentimental Sundays .

~Cheryl~

Marianne said...

Beautiful card! Love the embelishments!

Natasha said...

super cute card. thanks for playing along at Amber's Crafts and Stuff.

Natasha

Lisa M. said...

Your coloring is fantastic!Thank you so much for getting Sentimental with us this week at Paper Sundaes! Good luck!

♥ Lisa PSDT

Renee said...

Your card is awesome, as usual, Nikki...

Linda Palmer said...

Darling card and fab layout. Thanks for playing with us on the Corrosive Challenge this week.
Great card.

sparklingblackrose said...

I love this! :-) Elaine-xxx-

Faye said...

What a beautiful card. I love all the details and the sentiment. Thanks for sharing at Paper Sundaes this week. xx

kurlygirl said...

Cute card, I love your image and you've done a wonderful job with your coloring! I'm so glad that you joined us at Sentimental Sundays Inspired by Song Challenge and I hope we see more of your creations in the future!

~kurlygirl
Kurly-Q

Deanne @ Three Trees said...

What a cute image!! Love your coloring! Thanks for playing with us at Bee Crafty.

Deanne :)