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I started this blog in April 2012 so I could join Challenges. I am now on some design teams. I hope you like my cards. I started stamping in 1995 but my cards are still mostly cute.
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Sunday, 22 March 2020

Sunday Songs and Rhymes - Spring is here

Outlawz Sunday Songs and Rhymes - challenge 22 March - 4 April
http://outlawzchallenges.ning.com/group/sunday-clean-and-simple/forum/topics/sunday-songs-and-rhymes-march-22-april-4-2020

Find inspiration in the song or rhyme:
Spring is Here

Spring is here.
Spring is here.
How do you think I know?
I just saw a bluebird.
That is how I know.
Spring is here.
Spring is here.
How do you think we know?
We just saw a bluebird (bee, ladybug, butterfly, frog) that is how we know.
Do the bird walk and strut your thing.
Do the bird walk and flap your wings.
Do the bird walk do anything and look around for another sign of spring.



I have embossed pink card with Cuttlebug daisies embossing folder.
Printed Ching-Chou Kuik Heart of Spring digi stamp onto white card, coloured it with chalks and Prismacolor pencils, cut out and layered onto pink card.
Added ribbon
Stamped happy birthday and punched out and layered on top.
Added flower brads.

I hope you will go over and see the lovely work by the design team and join in the challenge.

I would like to add my card to the following:

613 Avenue Create 231 - anything goes optional twist use coloured pencils
https://avenue613.blogspot.com/2020/03/challenge-231-anything-goes-woptional.html

A Perfect time to Craft open challenge March #3 - anything goes
https://aperfecttimetocraft.blogspot.com/2020/03/a-perfect-time-to-craft-challenge-for.html

Arty Divas 17 - anything goes
https://artydivaschallenge.blogspot.com/2020/03/challenge-17.html

Aud Sentiments 246 - Feminine + a sentiment
https://audsentimentschallengeblog.blogspot.com/2020/03/246-feminine-sentiment.html

Cardz 4 Galz 117 - spring flowers
http://cardz4galz.blogspot.com/2020/03/challenge117-spring-flowers.html

CCC Digi Creations 112 - embossing
https://cccdigicreations.blogspot.com/2020/03/challenge-112-embossing-of-any-kind.html

Ching-Chou Kuik blog challenge - Easter or floral
https://cck-digitalstamps-challenge.blogspot.com/2020/03/ching-chou-kuik-digital-stamps.html

Ching-Chou Kuik facebook group challenge - Easter or floral
https://www.facebook.com/groups/chingchoukuikdigitalstamps/

Classic Design March #3 - anything goes
https://classicdesignchallenge.blogspot.com/2020/03/classic-design-challenge-march-3.html

Colors with Pencils - everything is allowed coloured with pencils
http://kleurenmetpotloden.blogspot.com/2020/03/challenge-maart-alles-mag.html

Country View challenges - the eyes have it
http://countryviewchallenges.blogspot.com/2020/03/march-2020-eyes-have-it.html

Craft Rocket 68 - flowers
http://craftrocketchallenges.blogspot.com/2020/03/challenge-68-flowers.html

Crafts Galore 73 - anything goes
http://cardsgalorechallenges.blogspot.com/2020/03/march-crafts-galore-encore-challenge-73.html

Crafty Hazelnut's monthly pattern paper - anything with pattern paper
http://craftyhazelnutspatternedpaper.blogspot.com/2020/03/craftyhazelnuts-patterned-paper-march.html

Creations in Pink 20 - anything in mainly pink
https://creationsinpink.blogspot.com/2020/03/challenge-20-anything-goes-in-mainly.html

Cuttlebug Mania 17 - happy birthday
https://artydivaschallenge.blogspot.com/2020/03/challenge-17.html

If you give a crafter a cookie - cookie challenge 138 - Spring bird, flower, pink, blue etc cookies
http://giveacrafteracookie.blogspot.com/2020/03/cookie-challenge-138-and-top-cookies.html


Love to Craft 44 - anything goes
https://lovetocraftchallengeblog.blogspot.com/2020/03/ltccb-44-march-anything-goes.html

Scrapping 4 Fun 162 - anything goes + add flowers
https://scrapping4funchallenges.blogspot.com/2020/03/challenge-162-anything-goes-add-flowers.html

Unicorn challenge 52 - flower power
http://unicornchallenge.blogspot.com/2020/03/challenge-52-flower-power.html


14 comments:

anncreatief said...

Beautiful cards! Thanks for joining us at Unicorn. Have a nice day,.. Succes!!
DT Anneke

Beverly said...

So pretty Margaret! Thank-you for joining us at the Crafts Galore Encore Challenge.
Bev aka ARTSYSTAMPER

Fikreta said...

so lovely card!

Debbie Mageed said...

Very pretty card! Great coloring. Thank you for playing with us at the Cardz 4 Galz Challenge and hope you can join us again soon.

Sue said...

This is so pretty Margaret, and beautifully coloured. Thank you so much for joining in with our challenge at Country View Crafts. Take care and stay safe, Sue xx

Chana Malkah said...

Another wonderfully colored image! It is nice to see how efficient so many designers are with colored pencils. Nicely crafted. Thanks for dropping this into our mailbox here at 613 Avenue Create!
Hugz,
Chana Malkah, Owner

Kym's Crafty Cards said...

Margaret, what a lovely clean-and-simple card you have made here which fits perfectly the Ching-Chou Kuik Digital Stamps Inspiration and Challenge Blog Monthly Challenge this month. Love the embossing behind the image. Even more FANTASTIC is that you have used one of Ching-Chou Kuik's digital stamps. Thank you for entering and best wishes in the draw and for your support of this challenge blog. Kym (Ching-Chou Kuik Digital Stamps Blog Challenge and Facebook Challenge Design Team Leader)

PS: With everything going on in the world with regard to the coronavirus, please stay safe and well

Dorlene Durham said...

This is a beautiful image and the card is too. Thanks for joining the challenge at Love To Craft Challenge Blog. Dorlene DT LTCCB

Evelyn Walter said...

Pretty card, Margaret! So romantic and girly.
Thank you so much for joining in with our challenge at Country View Crafts. Have a good time and stay safe, Evelyn xx

Swissie said...

Such a sweet card!
Thank you for joining Cuttlebug Mania challenge this time!
Swissie DT

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Great make hun, love the embossed backing

Thank you for sharing with us at 'Creations in Pink' this month
Stay safe, hugs Shell xx

cohenna said...

Beautiful! Thank you for joining us at CCC Digi Creations Challenge this time and good luck :)

Crea Astrid said...

Leuke kaart met een schattige digi. Mooie embossing achtergrond.
Gezellig dat je meedoet met de Challenge van Kleuren met potloden.

Groetjes, Astrid.

Deanne Saunders said...

Pretty card!! Thank-you so much for participating in our IF YOU GIVE A CRAFTER A COOKIE... challenge. Hope to see your beautiful creations in our next challenge!! Have a happy crafty day!!! So sorry this is late, but with everything going on, I’m just getting around to doing this. Please stay safe and strong during this time.
Deanne at A Little Bit O’ Paper