Summer Blooms


The Penny Black and More  challenge this month is "Summer Blooms" and  this is my DT card. I wanted to make something bright and summery for this challenge. Not a difficult card to make but full of cuteness and colourful. I did basic colouring on my Penny Black  image with Promarkers as I wanted to keep it clean and fresh looking. The acetate flowers and  Flonz Craft  Butterfly image added to my summer scene. I finished it off by adding some candy to my border die.
I have entered my card into a few challenges listed below.

http://ppp-makeitmonday.blogspot.co.uk/ Anything goes
http://cupcakecraftchallenges.blogspot.co.uk/ The great outdoors
http://critterchallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/ Anything goes
http://creativecraftchallenges2.blogspot.co.uk/ Summertime
http://www.partytimetuesdays.blogspot.co.uk/2012/07/ptt79-anything-goes.html
http://scrap-creations1.blogspot.co.uk/ Anything goes
http://thestampingboutiquechallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/ Anything goes
http://nordsalten-hobbyklubb.blogspot.co.uk/ Anything goes
http://stampingwithdragon.blogspot.co.uk/ Summer colours
http://just-hanna-stamps.blogspot.co.uk/ Summer
http://movingalongwiththetimes.blogspot.co.uk/ Summer
http://doyoustackup.blogspot.co.uk/2012/08/dysu-83-polka-dots.html
http://simplycreatetoo.blogspot.co.uk/ Anything goes
http://craftyribbonschallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ Spots and dots
http://paper-craftingjourney.blogspot.co.uk/ Anything goes
http://craftycatzweeklychallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ Pink
http://joyfulstamper.blogspot.co.uk Anything goes
http://challengeupyourlife.blogspot.co.uk/ Anything goes
http://2sisterschallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/ Anything goes
http://fashionablestampingchallenges.cottagecrafts.ie/ Anything goes
http://opus-gluei.blogspot.co.nz/ Seasons (Summer)
http://mishelfloschallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ long hot summer
http://twistedtuesdaychallenges.blogspot.ca/2012/07/2tc17-fifth-tuesday-free-for-all.html
http://basicgreychallenges.blogspot.co.uk/ Bold and bright
http://cutedaisymay.blogspot.co.uk/ Die cuts and/or punches

41 comments:

brenda said...

Good morning Shirley,

I love all the hot pinks in your card and that little images one of my favourite, all perfectly finished off with the butterfly.

Hope you have a lovely Sunday.

B X

Doreen said...

This is gorgeous,love your image and details.xxx

Mrs.B said...

This is such a lovely card, and an adorable PB image.
Thanks for joining us at FSC
Avril

marion said...

What a sweet and lovely card. Thanks for joining us at Critter Sketch and good luck. Hugs, Marion

Faye said...

This gorgeous creation is perfect for our Great Outdoors Challenge. Thanks so much for playing at Cupcake this week. x

Joshylili said...

Your card is really sweet! Thanks fir joining us at hanna & friends!

Hugs Jasmin

Sue said...

Aww! this is so sweet Shirley! what a cute image and you've coloured it beautifully!! Love the gorgeous papers and layout - it's a wonderful Summer Card!
Thanks for joining us at MAWTT for my 'Summer' theme and Good Luck in the Challenge!
Hugs Sue xx

Ellie said...

A beautiful card Shirley! Beautiful image and I love the flonz butterfly! Love the colors you used.

AnnMarie said...

Absolutely adorable!! Thanks for playing along with us over at twisted Tuesdays! :)

Hazel (Didos) said...

Oh this is so sweet, what a pretty card. Thanks for playing our Summer Challenge on MAWTT this fortnight, Love Hazelxo

Sue C said...

Lovely card Shirley, thanks for joining us at FSC.Sue C x

sari said...

Such a sweet and adorable card! Great image and lovely details! Thank you for joining us over at Cupcake Craft Challenge! Good Luck! Hugs and sunshine

Kimba-Slydog said...

So cute!
Such a wonderful card!!!

Thanks for joining us this week at Hanna and Friends.

Xoxo,
Nicole

Cheryl said...

this is just gorgeous love the image and papers you have used,bless you for playing at MMC this month Hun hugs Cherylxxxxxx

Miranda said...

adorable card Shirley, the image is so cute
thanks for joining our challenge this week
hugs
Miranda
TSB DT

Desire Fourie said...

So beautiful and true to your creative style. Everything works together perfectly.
Hugs
Desíre
Doing Life
Digistamps4Joy DT Member
Tammy’s Scrapin Corner DT Member

Tracy said...

A really sweet creation Shirley, love the image and the butterfly looks fab too.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Linda said...

What a beautiful card I love the vibrant shades of pink you have used. Thank you for your comment on my blog and you are right I wasn't sure if hedge hogs have whiskers so I can now enter my card for the Penny Black and More Challenge love Linda

Michelle said...

She is lovely:) Lovely colouring too!!

Thanks for joining in at Mishelflo's Monthly Challenge!
Michelle x

Riet said...

So beautiful card,I love the image and the colours.
So gorgeous papers.

Hugs Riet.xx

mylittlecardstudio.blogspot.com said...

Gorgeous! I love the sweet image, layout, colour combo, border and papers. Inspiring! Thank you for joining us at 2 Sisters challenge blog this week. Good luck. Hugs, Jill x

Jenny said...

So cute! Saw you on MIM! I have blog candy. :)

Cards with a Difference said...

This is a lovely card. Such a beautiful image and my favourite colours too. Thank you for entering the card into Mishelflo's Monthly Challenge.

Mau xx said...

This is so sweet, I love the image and the colour is gorgeous.
Thanks for joining us at MAWTT
Hugs Mau xx

KraftyKoolKat said...

Wow!!! Shirley this awesome. The image is adorable and the colouring and layout is fantastic.

Hugs
Cathy
xxxxx

Gini said...

Love your pretty card and use of card candy!
Thank you for joining us at Opus Gluei this fortnight :-)
Gini
xx

Mary Jo said...

Gorgeous! Love the coloring on this image! Thanks for joining us at DYSU.

ahlers5 said...

Beautiful. Love all the little accents. Thanks so much for joining us at Crafty Catz this week.
Diane

Riette said...

This is so SWEET! Saw you on MIM :D

craftyeyes said...

beautiful card thanks for sharing with us at 2sisters this week , good luck with the chsllenge Tracy x

Aunty Sue said...

Lovely card and thanks for sharing at CRAFTY CATZ

MIA said...

I love the colours you used, and how you coloured the image.
Thanks for joining us at Challenge up your Life!

Loz said...

Beautiful card and colours Shirley. I saw this on MIM..Loz

Rachel Bailey said...

Cute card! Saw this on MIM! Rae #5 & #74

Karen Elise said...

A really cute card! Thank you for joining us at NSHK.
-Karen Elise-

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous card Shirley :-) I love this image, so very cute and the papers and details are very pretty :-)

thanks for joining us on the Crafty Ribbons Challenge :-)
luv
Lols x x x

Michelle said...

Sweet card Shirley, such a gorgeous image. I love the pretty paper too.

Thank you for sharing with us at Make It Monday this week.

Michelle :o)

Rosemary said...

Oh, you have scored on all acounts with this card - it is bright, summery, and full of sweetness! I love the image, and how your carefully selected embellishments set it off marvelously, it's beautiful.

It is also, of course, perfect for our Opus Gluei theme of seasons. Thank you so much for sharing your creativity with us!

Kristen said...

I love the hearts dripping out of that tulip. What a cute stamp!!! I love all the elements to this card, and certainly love that you shared it with us at the Opus Gluei! Thank you for joining our seasons challenge!

susiestacey said...

Beautiful card Shirley, the image is so innocent and l love it beautifully coloured too x Susan x

snailzpace said...

hi shirley, i love how you've coloured this cute image and the added butterflies; i chose those as well but they wouldn't fit on my card so now i know it has to be a larger sized card.

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