Saturday, April 3, 2010


Oh boy, did it ever feel good to be stamping again ... especially for Karen Giron's Sweet Sunday Sketch Challenge #63!!! I've had this fun Bird Punch for quite some time, and am finally getting a chance to use it. I must say, I'm pretty pleased with how this card turned out!

For directions on how to participate in the Sweet Sunday Sketch Challenge, click here. The Sweet Sunday Stampers also have amazing samples to show you:
Karen Motz: Paper Playhouse
Laura Fredrickson: Scrapnextras
Sarah-Jane Kale': Janeybell
Vicki Burdick: It's a Stamp Thing
Lynn Put: The Queen's Scene
Jen Tapler: Jen Tapler Designs

Stamps: sentiment from Vintage Labels
Paper: Cottage Wall DP, Whisper White, Rich Razzleberry, Old Olive, and Orchid Opulence CS
Ink: Rich Razzleberry
Embellishments: non-SU pearls
Tools: Extra Large Two-Step Bird Punch, Scallop Circles #2 Sizzix Die, Circle Cutter, Paper Piercer, Mat Pack, Priceless Classy Brass Template, Trio Flower Punch, 1" and 1 1/4" Circle Punches
Supplies: Stampin' Dimensionals

Wishing you and your family a very Happy Easter !!!


Always Playing with Paper said...

Wow! Stunning card!

Karin Menghini said...


Cindy Beach said...

Nancy, so glad to hear you are able to stamp again. This one is so gorgeous! Love the way the bird stands out in the monochromatic colors. Thanks for always inspiring me!

Joanne B. said...

So sweet! I'm thrilled that you're back, we've missed you!

Karen Motz said...

This card makes me smile...LOVE the bird and the purples and green combo!!! Welcome back!!

Vicki said...

First up Nancy, I am thrilled you are back with us, I have missed seeing your samples this past month!

Love this card, that bird punch is so fun and I LOVE the color combo and the added flowers to the leaves is a super cute touch!!!

Jackie Pedro said...

Welcome back, Nancy!! Your card is beautiful!!

Wendy said...

NANCY!! You doing ok!?! Your mojo has been missed girl, this one is wonderful! Thinking of you and Mom today! Enjoy your Easter! Love ya!

Judy Covey said...

Really beautiful card Nancy. I've got that bird punch too but haven't even used it yet.

Happy Easter!

Linda Monroe said...

Really cute. Great use of the bird stamp!

Pam Speidel said...

Such a pretty card Nancy! Love the way you've added the flowers with pearls...perfect!

Connie Collins said...

So glad to have you back and posting your beautiful creations again! This card is gorgeous!

Jana Weaver said...

Beautiful! Love the clean lines on here!!

Lynn said...

Happy Easter!!!
Nancy I'm so glad you're BACK! :)
Your card is beautiful! I love your bird arranged with the green branches, flowers and pearls!

Laura (scrapnextras) said...

Nancy, this is beautiful! I love the addition of the flowers to the branches...a fabulous touch, and a gorgeous card!

Lorri said...

WOOHOOO it's a Nancy Riley card! :) Beautiful card, Nancy, love that bird punch, too. Great colors and SO NICE to see you back stamping again! HAPPY EASTER!

Alex said...

SOOOOO glad to have you back Nancy, your card is gorgeous, girl!!! *STAMPIN HUGS* Alex