Friday, April 6, 2012

Birthday Hedgie

Here's a quick Birthday card I made today with a Penny Black hedgehog I've coloured ages ago...

Stamp: "Hedgehog in flower swing" from Penny Black transparent set "Garden Friends"
Sentiment: from Lili of the Valley's Dreamy Day Sentiments
Pigment Ink pad in black & purple
Colours: Colour Pencils from Faber Castell
Dies: Spellbinders Nestabilities, Creatables, Magnolia Doohickeys
Punches: flower from EKsuccess
Paper: free digi paper "flowers" from Bearly Mine Designs
Flower Gems from Viva Decor
Plain papers and cardstock from my stash.

I am entering the card in the following challenges: 

allsorts challenge 148 - photo inspiration (I got inspired by the creme colour and the springy theme of all those photos). 
penny b friends saturday challenge 195 - sing-a-long  I got inspired by the song "Happy Birthday" from Stevie Wonder
simon says stamps challenge - use your favourite tool dies & punches
creative card crew challenge 7 - spring
papertake weekly challenge - anything goes
the paper shelter challenge 58 - anything goes
trimmie's craft challenge 149 - easter/spring
digi doodle shops best challenge 102 - something new  Circle Easel Card  -  it's my first!
do you stack up challenge 66 - friendly critters
just hanna stamps challenge 139 - Ostern/Frühling
fairytale challenge 38 - everything goes
cutie pie challenge 15 - favourite cute stamp This is one of my Penny Black favourites...
penny black at allsorts april challenge - oh soo cute


  1. Such a pretty card!
    Thanks for playing with us at the Penny Black Saturday Challenge!
    Helen x

  2. Cute easel card Melanie. Lovely image and colour combo.

  3. Lovely card - nice shape, love the penny black hedgehog image - thanks for joining in with this weeks Papertake Weekly challenge. Mary G x

  4. Hi Melanie,
    Loving this shape of easel and the image is so cute. Thankyou for joining in the Allsorts Challenge this week. Good Luck Jo x

  5. Wonderful card! Love those Penny Black images. Thanks so much for joining in our challenge over at Creative Card Crew.


  6. very cute, great image, thank you for joining our challenge at Digi Doodle Shop Challenges this week, hugs, martina

  7. this is lovely Melanie, always liked this stamp! thank you for sharing with the cutie pies ss

  8. A super card Melanie and really lovely colour combo.

    Thanks so much for joining our Oh so Cute theme at Penny Black and More this month and good luck with all the prize draws.

    B x

  9. love this hedgehog - glad you were able to use it!
    thanks so much for joining us at the Digi Doodle Shop Challenge (-:

  10. lovely card, thanks for sharing your fab creation with us at CRAFT, x carol

  11. Gorgeous shape, fab creation, thanks for joining Penny Black & More @ Allsorts challenge, good luck.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

  12. Beautiful cute card. Thank you for joining in the fun at Penny Black and More @allsorts and good luck x Susan x

  13. aww, such a cute hedgie image! i love the circle easel card - lovely design. thank you for playing along with our oh so cute theme at penny black and more.

  14. A fabulous, cute card! Thank you for joining us at Penny Black and More.
    Clare x

  15. Einfach wunder toll! Mir gefällt deine Karte sehr!
    Danke für deine Teilnahme bei Hanna & Friends!
    LG Andrea

  16. Cute card. Love the shape of your easel card. Thanks for joining in this weeks Challenge at Digi Doodle Shop Challenges. Jenny DT x

  17. Such pretty and cute card you have made. It's lovely. Thanks for playing with us over at the Paper Shelter this week.
    Love n hugs

  18. Beautiful! Love your shapes and soft colors. :)

    limo hire sydney

  19. Pretty card, it's so cute! Thanks for joining us at hanna & friends!

    Hugs Jasmin

  20. Beautiful card.
    Thanks for joining us at the Fairy Tale Challenge.
    xx Sandra


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