Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Happy Birthday 2 U

Today I've made a mini card  -  only 10 x 10 cm.
I had been wanting to use one of those Penny Black frogs since I have them... so here's my card with one of them.
As my dad will be 50 right after Father's Day this year, I decided to make a combined card for both occasions... 

I decided to add some fake stitching to the card as I had the feeling that something was missing... That's how the card looks like now.

Stamp: "Frog" from Penny Black Transparent Set Toadily, "Lily" from Betty's Creations and a selfmade "waves" stamp
Pigment Ink Pad in black, white and green
Colours: Water Colour Pencils from Faber Castell
Sketch: Hanna and Friends
Dies: Spellbinders Nestabiliies
Square diamonds, plain papers and cardstock from my stash.

Stempel:  "Frog" von Penny Black Transparent Set Toadily, "Seerose" von Betty's Creations und ein selbstgemachter Wellenstempel aus Moosgummi
Pigment Ink Pad in schwarz, weiß und grün
Farben: Aquarell-Buntstifte von Faber Castell
Sketch: Hanna and Friends
Dies: Spellbinders Nestabilities
Quadratische Diamanten, einfaches Tonpapier und Tonkarton aus meinem Bestand.

I am entering the card in the following challenges:  
Ich werde die Karte bei den folgenden Challenges einstellen:

digi doodle shops best challenge 62 - no backing papers 
do you stack up challenge 23 - birthday 
just hanna stamps challenge 97 - sketch 
one stop craft challenge 135 - father's day 
penny b friends saturday challenge 155 - one for the guys 
the secret crafter saturday challenge 138 - a male card 
sentimental sundays challenge 59 - father's day or masculine 
stamptacular sunday challenge 115 - dads or grads 
cupcake craft challenges 146 - boy oh boy oh boy 
penny black at all sorts june challange - my favourite stamp 
totally papercrafts challenge 70 - summer 
cinspirations challenge 116 - blue green & 1 other colour.html 
papertake weekly challenge - dads or lads 
a spoonfull of sugar challenge 156 - splish splash 
ladybugs crafts ink challenge 32 - numbers


  1. What a cute little card Melanie, fun little image! Thanks for sharing with us at LCI this week, hope to see you again soon. Pami x

  2. Oh! clever use of a number, must remember this :)
    Great card. Love the frog

  3. oh what a fab little froggy ,and the stitching just finishes it off perfectly
    Thanks for joining us at LCI this week
    Lisa x

  4. Just love that little froggy.Great colours and layout.You're right the stitching really adds the perfect finishing touch.Thanks for joining us at DDSC :D
    Lisa x

  5. What a super card and cute image Melanie, not seen him before.

    Thank you for sharing with us at Pennt Black at Allsorts this month, good luck and look forward tos eeing you again.

    B x

  6. Wow this is so cute, great design and layout, fabulous fun image,

    Thank You for taking part at Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge: 138 A male Card

    Good luck with the challenge,
    Hugs Bridget :) x.

  7. Great card :) Thanks for joining us this week at Cupcake :) Good luck x

  8. Beautiful card in stunning colors. Thank you so much for joining us at Stamptacular Sunday Challenge this week. Hugs Marianne

  9. Sweet card & great colour combo! Thanks for joining us at Cupcake this week x

  10. fantastic card love the cute frog thanks for joining us at PTW hugs Jill xx

  11. Great card :o)

    Thanks for joining us at Secret Crafter this week


  12. Very cute! Love the colors! Great guys card! Thank You so much for joining us at Sentimental Sundays this week!

  13. What a fab card,the stitching certainly adds to the card too! Thanks for joining the LCI Number challenge this week,Julie.x

  14. What a cute card Melaine, love the fab layout.

    Many thanks for sharing at Penny Black at Allsorts.


  15. love your cute frog melanie.....thanks for joining in the fun at Penny Black Saturday...hugs kath xxx

  16. Oh so cute! Thank you for joining our challenge at Penny Black at Allsorts this month.
    Clare x

  17. So cute! Love the singing frog image! Thanks for playing along this week at LCI!

  18. What a lovely fun card Melanie. The cute frog looks as though he is having a great time. It will bring a smile to the face whoever gets this card.
    Thank you for playing along in our challenge this month at Penny Black at Allsorts and good luck in the draw.


  19. What a cute little card, thanks for joining us this week at creative inspirations.
    Shell xx


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