Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Sugar Nellie & A Spoonful of Sugar

This week's challenge over at A Spoonful of Sugar is "to die for"! You need to use die cuts on your project. I decided to make an aperature card with the help of my Oval Nestabilities and used two very sweet Sugar Nellie stamps. They are so much fun to color and these two seemed to go well together. I added a few butterflies to the front of the card by using my Martha Stewart butterfly punch. The images are glued back to back with some fishing wire in beween which goes up under the DP on the card. This way they are suspended and will rotate through the oval aperature. My son, suggested a little trick. Just "wind" up the images a few times before closing the card and then when it is opened, the images will twirl inside the aperature!

Here is the second image:

  • Stamps: Sugar Nellies Elisabeth Bell images available through Funky Kits
  • Ink: Memento
  • Paper: SU Whisper White, Crate
  • Coloring: Copic Markers
  • Embellies: Butterflies- Martha Stewart Punch

Have a fantastic day and thanks for stopping by!


Danni said...

These are awesome! I just got these stamps and was so not pleased with my first attempt at them but I'll try again and hope mine are as beautiful as yours!

Christine said...

Gorgeous cards!! I love those Sugar Nellie stamps. I also love your style. Your cards are always so beautiful. Have a great day!!
xoxo, Christine

Alexandra said...

hi jeanette,

your card´s are very lovely!


Moni said...

Both cards are gorgeous, love those butterflies and the images are fab!Hugs, Moni

Michele said...

Gorgeous card Jeanette. Love the images and the colouring is just beautiful. Hope you have a lovely day. Hugs Michele x

Anonymous said...

Theses are so sweet and delicate Jeanette, pretty colours and beautiful papers. hugs rachxx

Marianne said...

Wow love your card!!!

Debbie said...

A great card Jeanette, what a great idea to use the two images and your colouring is wonderful as always. Debbie x

Sanna said...

Great cards! :-)

Anonymous said...

So beautiful Jeanette!! Really love the popped out butterflies!! ;)

COCO said...

J'ADOOOOOORE !!!! c'est du grand art Jeanette !!!!!
j'adore ton fond oval !!! et les tampons sont extra !!!
gros bisous coco

Riet said...

what a beautiful card Jeanette,l love the image and colours.

zo mooi.....
hugs Riet.x

Christine Riley said...

Wow, Jeanette, another beatiful creation! I love this technique and your coloring is fabulous.
Hugs, Christine

Deb said...

fabulous card, it is so gorgeous, love the spinning effect!
Have a great day, Debx

Suze said...

What a sweet card Jeanette, nice colors very sweet.

Hugs Suze

Angelique said...

wauuuuuuuwww this is really beuatiful!! And i love the way you'ved coloured it!! fabulous!!

hugs angelique

debby4000 said...

Adorable sweet card and gorgeous images.

cats whiskers said...

This is a fabulos idea hun just adore it all, what a fanmtastic colour scheme and beautiful colouring
Hugs Jacqui

aardvarkpest said...

Beautiful card. Such a clever idea to have a spinning image.Beautiful colouring and great colour combo.



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