Saturday, March 10, 2012

Spring Birthday

Here's another birthday card for a friend (her birthday is around Easter) I made today...

As I didn't have any flower pin I made it myself. I just used a pin and glued it to a flower brad with the hot-melt gun, after removing the brads behind the flower... I think it looks nice...

Stamp: "Tilda and her bunny" & "tulip walkway" from  Magnolia Butterfly Dreams Collection (2011), Stitched Flowers from Betty's Creations
Sentiment: my own handwriting
Ink pad in black, light &dark blue
Colours: Polychromos from Faber Castell, Joy Crafts Decorative Chalks
Sketch: Sunday Sketch & Stamp
Dies: Spellbinders Nestabilities, Joy Crafts, Creatables
Paper: flower one (in the circles) from Marianne Design
Gems, shiny ribbon, plain papers and cardstock from my stash.

I am entering the card in the following challenges: 

simply magnolia challenge - bling and bows 
stempeltraeume challenge 123 - ostern / easter 
sunday sketch and stamp challenge 96 - Sketch 
bunny zoe's crafts challenge 21 - celebrations
deep ocean challenge 20 - spring 
craft your passion challenge 100 - celebration 
magnolia-licious challenge - photo inspiration 
papertake weekly challenge - anything goes 
the paper shelter challenge - anything goes 
allways something creative challenge 25 - happy birthday 
digi doodle shops best challenge 98 - animals 
totally papercrafts challenge 107 - my favourite things (Magnolia stamps, the colour blue, gems, decorative chalks)
all sorts challenge 145 - say it with flowers 
pink gem challenge 41 - perfect pastels 
crazy 4 challenges 127 - spring 
it's a magnolia challenge 27 - 2 colours + white 
take time for you challenge 62 - Frühling 
stempelsonne challenge 58 - Ostern 
penny black at all sorts march challenge - springtime 


  1. Deine Karte sieht richtig schön aus. Ich finde die Idee zwei Stempel zu gebrauchen ganz toll.
    Thank you for playing with us at Craft your Passion.
    LG Michelle

  2. Wow, it's an amazing Easter Card, so sweet!
    Thanks for joining us at Stempelsonnenchallenge.
    XOXO Michi

  3. A wonderful card, love the image.

    Thanks for playing us at ASC.
    XOXO Andrea

  4. Eine tolle Karte ist das.
    Vielen Dank für Deine Teilnahme bei Stempelträume.
    Liebe Grüße

  5. Adorable card sweetie. Thank you for joining us at Simply Magnolia for this weeks challenge.
    Hugs Bonnie

  6. Good idea to make your own pin! Lovely card, perfect for Easter :)
    Thanks for joining us at Sunday Sketch & Stamp!

  7. Your card is so pretty Melanie, just perfect for our theme.

    Thanks so much for joining in with our Spring theme at Penny Black and More this month, good luck with all the great prizes on offer and hope you will join us again next month.

    B x

  8. hi melanie what a sweey card ,love the pretty colours they are so fresh and cheerful
    thanks for joining us at the digi doodle shop challenge and good luck
    tracey x

  9. Beautiful card, thanks for joining us at The paper shelter challenges this week.
    Hugs, Bente

  10. nice

    Bedankt voor je deelname bij IAMC

    Liefs Patricia

  11. Such a sweet Easter card.
    Thanks for joining us at Totally Papercrafts this week.
    Caroline xxx

  12. A wonderful card.
    Thank you for playing with us at TTfY.

  13. Ein bezauberndes Kärtchen.
    Vielen Dank für Deine Teilnahme bei ASC und der Stempelsonnenchallenge.
    LG Stine

  14. Lovely card Melanie, thanks for joining us at Digi Doodle Shop Challenges.

  15. This is such a pretty card, love the Bettys Creation background, there are so many lovely details on your card.
    big hugs Clarissa

  16. A gorgeous spring-time card. Thank you so much for entering our challenge at ALLSORTS this week, good luck & hope you’ll join us again!
    I have candy if your interested
    Hugz Fleur xXx

  17. really sweet card great idea for the pin thanks so much for joining us at deep ocean this week
    hugs sara x x

  18. Great color combo. Tilda and a bun Thanks for joining us at Digi Doodle Shop this week. **Lindany. Perfect combo.

  19. Klasse! Da kann der Frühling ja jetzt kommen!

    LG, Kiki

    Vielen Dank übrigens auch für's Mitmachen bei Take Time for You!

  20. Lovely card. Thank you so much for joining us at Take Time for You.

    Hugs, Natascha

  21. Eine tolle und farbenfrohe Karte, so muss der Frühling ja kommen.

  22. A Nice easter/Birthday Card, like this image!
    Thanks for playing with us at Take time for you!



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