Cute and girly Spring card


The Penny Black and More challenge for the month of April  is "cute" and there are some fabulous prizes up for grabs as usual. Pop over here http://pennyblackatallsorts.blogspot.co.uk/ to get all the details and take a look at the design team's lovely work.
I have a set of these PB cute girly stamps and am always spoilt for choice when making a card. This little girl on her bicycle is a very versatile stamp that I use very often. As the sun was shining beautifully when I made my card I decided I would have to make it a spring and cute card too. I used many of my favourite colours and papers. I tore the edges of some odd bits of scrap papers to give some interest and added ric rac. For the tree, I cut out a long rectangle for the trunk and a scalloped circle and a smaller plain circle from old odd bits of matching scrap paper for the top of tree. I cut a matching flower from the same paper for the centre and layered it all with foam pads to make it stand out. The added addition of the little butterflies gave it the overall look of spring.I was really pleased with the look of this card considering I used lots of old bits left over from some lovely designer paper I had.
As usual I have entered my card into several challenges that are listed below.

http://www.simonsaysstampschallenge.blogspot.co.uk/      anything goes
http://bellichallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ 3 shapes. I used 3 shapes to make my tree
http://freshbreweddesigns.blogspot.co.uk/ Spring
http://divasbydesignchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ Stamp something
http://mymumscraftshopchallenges.blogspot.co.uk/ Stamp it
http://stampingwithdragon.blogspot.co.uk/ Spring
http://craftypurplefrogchallenges.blogspot.co.uk/ Anything goes
http://trimmiescraftchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ Things with wheels
http://rainbowladyschallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/ Butterflies
http://www.craftdoormagazine.com/  Spring is in the air + butterfly
http://creativecardcrew.blogspot.co.uk/ Spring
http://prairiefairyfridays.blogspot.co.uk/ Spring fling
http://sparklesforumchallenges.blogspot.co.uk/ Spring
http://thepoodlesparlour.blogspot.co.uk /Going dotty
http://crafts4eternity.blogspot.co.uk/ 3 of a kind (butterflies on  my card)
http://joyfulstamper.blogspot.co.uk/ Anything goes linky party
http://pennybfriendssaturdaychallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ sing- a- long( I chose "ridin' along on my push bike honey" by the mixtures
http://ssdschallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ Spring
http://sweetstampinchallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/ Spring or Easter
http://www.hidinginmycraftroom.com/ Anything goes
http://pileitonchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ create a scene
http://stamptacularsundaychallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ pastels
http://fashionablestampingchallenges.cottagecrafts.ie/ Spring is in the air
http://thatcraftplaceblog.blogspot.co.uk/ All about spring
http://addicted-to-stamps-challenge.blogspot.co.uk/ Spring/Easter
http://littledarlingschallenges.blogspot.fr/ Outside
http://paperandsuchonline.blogspot.co.uk/2012/03/challenge-time.html Spring/Easter
http://partytimetuesdays.blogspot.co.uk/  Anything goes
http://ribboncarouselchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/2012/03/rcc46-anything-goes-with-party-time.html  Anything goes
http://marksfinestpapers.blogspot.co.uk/ square cards
http://ditzy-craftymesschallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/ baby or Anything goes

55 comments:

brenda said...

Morning Shirley

A beautifully bright and inviting card and the bunting is the perfect finishing touch.

Have a good Sunday.

B x

sparklygirl-Tina said...

Hi Shirl

Wow what a gorgeous pretty, cute card I love it. That bunting really does finish it off lovely and all the intricate cutting that you can do with the girl on the bike always amazes me! Really love it.

Big hugs

Tina
XXXX

susiestacey said...

Morning Shirley, love your card it is very fresh and now l remember where l saw the ric rac for the bunting, thanks for the inspiration x Susan x

KraftyKoolKat said...

This is adorable Shirley, so cute. Look forward to seeing you at Ally Pally.

Hugs
Cathy
xxxxx

snailzpace said...

hi shirley! oh, this is so cute! i love the spring-like colours, the patterned bunting and your 3D tree.
linda

Leikkaan Mervi said...

Hi Shirley,
it's the cutiest image, so sweet card,
greetings;-))m

pinky said...

Gorgeous project Shirley, love the sweet image and lovely bunting. Thanks for joining us at Crafts4Eternity this week.
Pinky

Wedgie said...

That really is a cute card! Love the image and I love your bunting! Thanks for joining us at Sweet Stampin this week, Wedgie xxx

Rainbow Lady said...

Very cute card and love the little red butterfly. Thanks so much
Love Cynthia x

Gemma said...

gorgeous creation! Thanks for joining in our Stamp it challenge this week at My Mums Craft Shop! Gemma :)

Riet said...

What a beautiful card.

Hugs Riet.xx

Marleen said...

Beautiful card, Thanks for joining the Stamping Dragon Challenge xxx

Linby said...

Super cute and perfect inspiration for our challenge.
Lynn x

laney said...

this is just so cute and your card design is fabulous Shirley!
thanks for playing along with the Diva's this week
hugs
laney

jimlynn said...

Oh my goodness...this is simply adorable! Love that cute little image too. The colors, banner, flower tree and everything else is just precious.
Thanks so much for joining us at Belli Challenges.
Lynn

Pat Garvin said...

Very girly. Love that tree. Thanks for joining Speedy Fox and Friends.

Katherine said...

Hello Shirley, Your card is so cute and beautiful. So colorful! I love bunner.

Ellie said...

This is super sweet Shirley! Love the scene you made, the tree you created is stunning! And I love the banner! Just adorable!

Michelle B. said...

Such a fun, bright Spring card, love your choice of colors! So glad you joined us at Stamptacular Sunday!

* Shaz * said...

Lovely card!

thank you for joining in the fun with us at SMC for our " Mothers day/Spring " challenge

Hope you will join us again soon
Good luck in the draw

Hugs Shaz x

Trimgym said...

Great project, thank you for joining us at CRAFT Challenge this week and good luck! Don't forget to check back with us again on Thursday for our new challenge and to check if you have won or made our Top3.

Jo and Tigerlover.

Kezzy said...

Wow gorgeous card, really cute and bright, love the bunting and the image is so sweet. Thank you for joining us at That Craft Place Challenge Blog :-) Kezzy x

cotnob said...

This is pretty, such a happy little card.
Thank you for joining us at The Crafty Purple Frog Challenge.
Pauline
x

Clare *Littlebear* said...

A brilliant card Shirley. I love the beautiful, fresh design. Hugs, Clare x

Tracey T said...

What a fabulous creation!! Love the scene you've made to go with the cute stamp! Thank you for playing at Sweet Stampin' this week. Tracey x

mixamatoasties said...

Lovely card. Very pretty and spring like.

Thanks for joining in at Sweet Stampin' this week.

Susan x

Bea und Doreen said...

beautiful card - loevly image
Many thanks for joining us at Sweet Stampin' this week
Hugs
Doreen

Susie Little said...

Gorgeous Card, Thank you for playing along at The Crafty Purple Frog!xx

Markey said...

Fun shapes and I love her hair!

Thanks for joining Creative Belli Challenge
~Markey

Marlies said...

A beautiful card with a cute image! Lovely spring colours and I love the flags! Thanks for joining us at ATSC. hugs, Marlies

Caroline Rawcliffe said...

So cute, Shirley. Thanks for joining us at Rainbow Lady.

Meggymay said...

A pretty cute card. Thanks for joining us at FSC this time

Tracy said...

Sirley this is adorable and I love all your elements.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Angela said...

Lovely fresh and Spring-like card. Loving how all the elements work together. Love it.


Thanks for taking part in the Ditzy-Craftymessers Challenge.

Ax

Sheryl Hare said...

Hi Shirley,I love girly cards and this card is certainly that . Thanks for joining us at CRAFT this week. Your card is beautiful. I love the images and your colouring is fab. Good luck Sheryl xx

Sylvia x said...

Love your oh so sweet card and just perfect for the challenge at CRAFT Chalenges this week...the wheels are great!!

Sylvia xx

Lorraine said...

What a gorgeous card, I love the way it all comes together. great image and colours too!
Lorraine x

cats whiskers said...

A little stunner Thanks for joining us this week on Simon Says Stamp Challenge
Hugs Jacqui x

Beverly Montez said...

awwwww, Shirley, this is sweet. So girly! Thanks for playing with us at Fairy Fun Fridays.

Heather said...

EEEEEEK!!! how CUTE this is!!! Love the papers

Thank you for playing along with us at Freshly Brewed Challenges!
I hope you will stop in tomorrow to check out our NEW Month long prize challenge as well as stop in to check out our BIRTHDAY BLOG CANDY

Hugs
Heather

lalkygirl said...

aww how cute is this...i love it,sweet image and gorgeous papers
thanks for joining us at the poodles parlour and good luck
tracey x

Ani said...

What a lovely card! Thanks for joining our Spring challenge at CCC! Ani

Lindsay Craftymonster81 said...

Really gorgeous, love the image and the bright colours and the bunting look fab
Lindsay xx

Angela said...

This is indeed cute and girly...love the banner! Thank you for playing along with us at Creative Card Crew!

happyglitzygirl said...

This is gorgeous, love what you did, thanks for playing with us at the Poodles Parlour, blessings Hilde

kath said...

gorgeous card shirley...you've got me singing along...great take on the challenge...thanks for joining in the fun at Penny Black Saturday...hugs kath xxx

Shirley-anne said...

What an amazing card design .Beautiful colour combinations and cute image .Love the tearing and the ricrac too . Thanks for sharing on Ditzy Craftymess challenge Blog

michele said...

Fabulous card! Thanks for joining us at Crafts 4 Eternity this week hugs x

Mel said...

This is just the most adorable card. Thank you for joining us at TTCRD challenges.

Linda said...

Adorable card!. Thanks for joining us at SSDS this week with your Spring card. I hope you will join in our challenge again.
Hugs,
Linda
Scrapcat Cards by Linda

debby4000 said...

Oh this is adorable and so cute, gorgeous card.
luv
Debby

Samantha said...

Fabby card love it all love the road, the Tree and the bunting! GREAT Scene! Thanks for Joining us on the Pile It On challenge this time, see you soon! hugs Samantha :0)

AJ Scrapbooking and Cards said...

This is a cute card. Love the little girl. Thanks for joining us at HIMCR DT AJ!

Kimberly said...

wow... love how you piled it on!!!! great card!!
thanks for joining us this week at Pile it on and I hope you return again next week - goo luck in the draw

Ang C said...

What a gorgeous card

Thankyou for joining us at SMC - good luck in the draw

Ang x

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