Saturday, September 1, 2012

Flip Flop Birthday Wishes

Here is a tropical summer birthday card for my lovely friend in Belgium.
I really hope she will like this wonderful easel-card...

Stamp: "Flip Flop Tilda" from Magnolia's Summer Memory Collection
Sentiment: WordArt
Pigment Ink Pad in black & brown
Colours: Polychromos from Faber Castell, Joy Crafts Decorative Chalks
Sketch: my own....
Dies: Spellbinders Nestabilities, Creatables, Memory Box Dies
Punch: Martha Stewart corner punch (I just cut the rest of the flowers myself...)
Papers: Shell Paper from Rayher (I think)
Stickles, shells, plain papers and cardstock from my stash.

I am entering the card in the following challenges:

stempeltraeume challenge 148 - nicht quadratisch
timbroscrapmania challenge 53 - summer fever
die kreativen stempelfreunde challenge 58 - besondere Kartenform
take time for you challenge 74 - anything goes
love to create challenge 30 - hand made flowers
emerald faeries challenge 30 - punches & dies
everybody art challenge 202 - anything goes
crafts and me challenge 99 - birthdays
simon says stamps challenge - anything goes
divas by design challenge 50 - let's celebrate
trimmies craft challenge 170 - shaped card
allsorts challenge 170 - anything but square
bunny zoe's crafts challenge 27 - summer
magnolia mania challenge 54 - lieblings magnolia stempel
southern girls challenge 52 - it's all about the flora (flowers)
abc challenge - w for wishes
stempel magie challenge 67 - besondere Kartenform


  1. Your card is lovely Melanie, I love the image sitting on the tropical beach with the swaying palm trees.

    Thank you for so much for sharing your gorgeous work with us at Allsorts this week.

    B x

  2. A wonderful easel card. I love the shape. Thank you for joining us at CRAFT.
    Nikki x

  3. Such a cute card! Everything about this little scene is so fun. :) Thanks for playing along in our 'Anything Goes' challenge over at the Simon Says Stamp challenge blog! xo

  4. Sweet card, I like the tropical theme you've used here. Gorgeous die cut tree and flowers.

    Thanks for sharing this amazing artwork with our Flowers challenge this fortnight.

    Kasey ~ in Oz
    Southern Girls DT

  5. Beautiful card, love the scene you created and the shells, thanks for joining us at A & T Sketch challenge this fortnight.

  6. Lovely Card.

    Thanks for playing us at Stempel Magie.

    XOXO Andrea

  7. Clever card - brilliant using the shells as a 'stopper'. Thanks for joining us at CRAFT challenge this week - really good to see you. Hope we see you again soon.
    Hugs Sheryl xx

  8. Great easel card and I just love the way you've done the fence it's very effective. Thank you for joining us at A & T Digital Designs (EFG). Good Luck xoxoxo

  9. Na die ist ja süß geworden.
    Danke, dass du bei uns mitgemacht hast.
    Viele Grüße Doreen EAC-Team

  10. Beautiful card, finished off perfectly. Thanks for joining us at Southern Girls challenge cheers Sue x

  11. lovely work my dear!
    thanks for joining us at TSM challenge!

  12. Oh my this is too cute!! Thank you for sharing with us at our handmade flower challenge over on the Love to Create Challenge blog!

  13. WOW this card is super cute! so unique with the shells and little flowers. Lovely image by magnolia too :0) Thanks for joining us at Southern Girls in our flora challenge. XOX Tania

  14. This is so nice. Beautiful design with perfect colors. How can i design so cute for the Plastic cards? I really appreciate this.

  15. What a lovely easel card. Thank you so much for joining us at Take Time for You "Anything goes" this time. Hope to see you soon again.

    Hugs, Natascha

  16. Very beautiful card! So much nice detail. Very well done! Thanks so much for entering A & T Emerald Faeries Challenge! Hope to see your talent in our next challenge too.

  17. Eine tolle Sommer-Easel-Karte hast Du gezaubert!!! Vielen Dank für Deine Teilnahme bei STEMPEL-MAGIE, hoffentlich bis zur nächsten Challenge!!! LG ANDREA

  18. Hi Melanie,
    This fab. I love the gorgeous summer scene you've created. Tilda looks lovely. Thanks for joining us at Divas By Design this week.
    Andie xx

  19. liebe Melanie... danke für deinen lieben Kommentar.. hab mich bei dir als Leserin verlinkt und möcht dir ganz schnell sagen, dass dieser Stempel von Whiff of Joy ist.. zusammen mit 5 andern wunderschönen Texten..
    liebe Grüsse Barbara

  20. Melanie this is stunning! its so well thought out and put together
    Thanks for playing with the Diva's this week and good luck in the challenge
    Hugs Laurie xx

    I have a gorgeous candy if you would like to join in

  21. Gorgeous creation love the fabulous shape.

    Thank you for joining us girlies over at Crafts & Me, hope you will join us again next time.

    Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

  22. Fabulous card. Thanks for playing along at CRAFT challenge. Sharon x

  23. Wonderful beach scene!
    thanks to sharing with us at Stempel Magie

  24. Eine schöne Karte...da kommt man direkt in Urlaubsstimmung!
    Danke für´s Mitmachen bei Stempel-Magie!

    Liebe Grüße,

  25. I am crazy late but still wanted to come by and say how much I adore this card!
    So unique!
    Just wonderful!

    Thanks for sharing at ABC!


  26. Richtig klasse deine Karte, tolle Idee mit den Muscheln als Halterung Sommerfeeling pur!
    Vielen lieben Dank für deine Teilnahme bei TTFY.



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