Friday, March 2, 2012

Spring Swing

Here's my first spring card for this year... I am really in spring mood now, even though the weather changed back to being grey after the last couple of sunny days.

I used one of those gorgeous Paper Shelter Digis for my card...

Stamp: "Spring Swing" from The Paper Shelter,
Ink pad in pink, light blue & dark blue
Colours: Polychromos from Faber Castell, Joy Crafts Decorative Chalks
Sketch: Pink Gem
Dies: Spellbinders Nestabilities, Magnolia Doohickeys
Embossing folder "flowers" from Crafts-Too
Stickles, buttons, gems, plain papers and cardstock from my stash.

I am entering the card in the following challenges: 

allsorts challenge 143 - it's your choice
pink gem challenge 40 - Sketch 
cutie pie challenge 12 - flower power 
simon says stamps challenge - anything goes 
cards und more challenge 48 - glitzern und funkeln 
the paper shelter challenge 53 - fancy folds 
cute card thursday challenge 206 - signs of spring 
digi doodle shops best challenge 97 - pink and green 
do you stack up challenge 61 - things with wings 
bunny zoe's crafts challenge 21 - celebrations  (celebrating spring)
deep ocean challenge 20 - spring 
creatalicious challenge 31 - lace 
bastelmuehle challenge 32 - rosa, hellgrün, hellblau  
emerald faeries challenge 19 - embossing wet / dry 


  1. Wow I love spring cards. The bright and vibrant colours make me smile and I love how you've designed this into a center fold card;) Thanks for playing at Cutie Pie and good luck. Hope to see you back monday for a new challenge. Bettina xx

  2. Beautiful Spring card!
    Many thanks for joining in the
    ♥Cute Card Thursday Challenge♥
    this week! Have a great weekend ♥Debxx

  3. Such a beautiful card.. Thanks for joining us at The Paper Shelter.
    Hugs, Linda

  4. Terrific card for spring! Thanks for joining this week's challenge at Digi Doodle Shop.

  5. Adorable! What a lovely image, and a great card design. Thanks for joining us at DYSU this week!

  6. Beautiful card. Thanks for joining us at cards and more.
    Hugs Stine

  7. gorgeous card,love the pretty image and your card shape is fab
    thanks for joining us at the digi doodle shops challenge and good luck
    tracey x

  8. this is totally gorgeous and perfect for embossing our challenge at the Emerald Faerie Garden, thank you for joining us
    Hugs Kate xx
    ps I have candy on offer and a software giveaway if you are interested :)

  9. This is so cute! Thanks for joining us at Do You Stack Up.


  10. What a lovely work Melanie, so sweet!

    Thanks for joining us at Deep Ocean this fortnight, hugs, Franz.

  11. very cute, love the shape of your card, thank you for joining our challenge at Digi Doodle Shop this week, hugs, martina

  12. oh this is one really gorgeous creation with such beautiful detail,bless you for playing at Creatalicious this month,love hugs Cherylxxxx

  13. What a pretty card, great shape, thank you for joining in with the Digi Doodle Shop Challenge,
    Ruth x

  14. very pretty, thanks for joining us at Bastelmühle


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