Monday, April 24, 2017

Bicycles and Blossoms Card

Hello and thanks for stopping by!  We had a good weekend, Saturday was drizzly, but Sunday was sunny and wonderful.  We did work outside a little, but I have nothing pretty to show you from the garden as I was just weeding.  We need to make some choices on what to grow this year, so maybe soon...


I used a sketch as the base of this card.  I picked my patterned paper first and I colored up my cute bicycle images with alcohol markers that matched.  Simple coloring for me, just two tones of each color.


Then, I did add the sentiment where it was supposed to go, but wanted to add more springy flowers to  draw the eye around the card.  Sometimes I make CAS cards, and sometimes I add a lot more!  I really like doing more than one style of card as my recipients don't all like the same things and it helps keep things fresh and fun for me!

Supplies: Just for Fun Rubber Stamps High Wheeler Bicycle Motif and Old Time Bicycle Motif, Sentiment set 3, Memento black ink, American Crafts Everyday 6x6 paper pad, embellishments from my stash

I would love to participate in the following challenges!
ModSquad Challenge - Rolling into Spring
Freshly Made Sketches #284

I truly appreciate your visit! Thanks for coming by!

8 comments:

  1. Such a cute card. I've always had a love for those bicycle stamps. Love the flowers down the side and as embellishments. This cries spring.

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  2. I really like all the bold and pastel colors that play so nicely on this card! It's a beautiful take on the sketch too! NJ!

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  3. This is a fun and nostalgic looking card and I do so like how you've interpreted the sketch x

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  4. I love your mix of flowers in the paper, the die cuts and on the images!! Thank you for playing along with us at Freshly Made Sketches.

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  5. This is so very pretty Heidi! I love how all the elements come together so beautifully! The pp, the images, those pretty flowers! Fabulous! Have a lovely day/evening! Luv & Hugs. Hazel xx
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  6. Love your card - very springy. Great take on the challenge. Thanks for taking the challenge with us at the Mod Squad Challenge

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  7. Such yummy colors that match your pretty paper so well. Very spring like, makes me want to go outside and play.

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  8. Beautiful, I totally love the extra touches you have brought to it, those are neat stamps and the flowers are lovely to go with them!

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