Monday, March 4, 2013

Roses Bike Ride

Hey there!  I'm not sure who sent this super chilly weather to Texas, but y'all can have it back! haha! It has been beautiful this past weekend, but very cold for me at 58 degrees! I know that is Spring time for some, but I like it a wee bit hotter.

I have made a card today using a super cute stamp from Wee Stamps! Isn't she a doll?  You can also get her in rubber at Whimsy Stamps.

I have had her for a while now and can't believe that I am just now getting around to putting her on a card.  That little straw basket is too cute!

I used some really gorgeous papers from a dear friend in the UK.  It is so hard to cut into some of these papers.  I know we all just want to hang on to them or frame this when we really love them haha!

Card Ingredients:

Stamps: Wee Stamps - Roses Bike Ride
Inks:  Distress Inks
Paper:  Inkido Forever Collection
Tools:  MS Pine Branch Punch, Cricut for the Banners, Magnolia Doohickey
Embellishments:  WOC Flowers, Cameo Button and Metal Corners from Michaels, Ribbon from Stash

Thank you for coming by my blog today!  I hope the weather is nice where you are!

Big hugs, Dena


  1. Adorable sweet card Dena and gorgeous too.

  2. Goodmorning Dena, a very beautiful card and a lovely image.
    Hugs Gretha

  3. This is gorgeous Dena love that image, reminds me to look mine out, great papers and I love how you've coloured your image
    jacqui x

  4. Beautiful card, love the image she is so sweet. Sorry about the weather you`ve probably got some of ours here in the UK as it`s been warmer than normal for us! LOL! hugs Sara xx

  5. Wow this is just gorgeous!! Hugs Juls

  6. Gorgeous card Dena. I love the sweet image. Your colouring is so beautiful and I can see why you didn't want to cut into those wonderful papers!
    Hugs Sue

  7. Oh Dena, you've done it again - Rose is looking amazing with your stunning colourwork, and I love the papers you have teamed her with. You have warmed my heart on a chilly UK Monday morning. Beautiful work babes. Hugs Sxx

  8. wow, sweetie, this is stunning! Such a gorgeous layout and such a sweet image which you coloured beautifully, as always:) Love the little banner and the red roses you added on it!
    it's been chilly here in Brittany, France too, so I know how you feel :))
    Sending you some warm hugs,
    Silvie xx

  9. Wonderfully done sweetue; love the coordination image-papers ; your coloring is exceptional as always!
    A truly beautiful card in all ways!
    Bug hugs, Iulia

  10. She is lovely this image and the card beautiful.
    I have roses too on my bike. Makes you smile everyday.
    Hugs Astrid

  11. Such a cutie and a great job of coloring and matching papers. Edna

  12. Hi Dena what an absolutely stunning card. Beautifully coloured as always and I love the layout. Take care, Ann-Marie xxx

  13. What a wonderful card.

    Hugs Riet.xx

  14. wauw this card is stunning

    hugs Annemarie

  15. Oh my gosh, oh my gosh Dena!! Okay, first of all, I totally know what you mean about cutting into beautiful papers .. totally sweating from the brow I get. LOL!!! And sheeesh, these papers are GOR-GEOUS!! But it goes so PERFECTLY with your AMAZING card! sigh ... every single thing about this .. I love! From your most INCREDIBLE colouring skills, to that sweet pretty banner, to those metal frames (which I'm using mines so sparingly too since I love them so much .. hehe!) .. wow, this is beyond STUNNING! I love it! :)

    Okay, now you're wanting it to get warmer, and here I am wishing it was colder here. LOL!!! It'll be in the 100's before I know it. ugh. :(

    Big Hugs to You my dear!

  16. Hello my dear Texas friend,

    Well, at the moment here in North Central England, it is (going off last night) 32f at night & tomorrow 52f, so cooler than you but not much, its a very cool spring me thinks, lol, so it looks like we are shivering at both sides of the big chilly pond!!
    I adore this card I love the colours as I love deep reds/burgundys.....that paper is beautiful too, it has really taken my eye but I cannot find it online, is it an older collection? love it anyhow, and if I cant find it at least I can look at it here, thanks my friend for showing us your beautiful work! xxx hugs vick

  17. Oh wow, this is gorgeous. I love the papers, I can see why you didnt want to cut into them!

    58F is around 14 centigrade so thats starting to get too hot for me, I am a snow and frost lover and suffer miserably in the summer although we rarely have snow where I live and I have to go and find it!

  18. She is so adorable and you've colored her beautifully. Love the corner pieces and the banner.Your funny, we had -18C last night:):).
    Have a great day...

  19. Gorgeous card Dena and I love the image and papers.

  20. Gorgeous card Dena. The image is adorable and beautifully coloured as always. I love the papers and pretty embellies too.
    Hope it warms up for you!
    Lorraine x

  21. This is gorgeous Dena. I love the cute image and love the papers, design and beautiful embellishments.
    Hugs Sharon. x

  22. Super cute image!!! Enjoy the cool weather because before you know it, it will be in the 100's.

  23. Good heavens, sweet girl, what a spectacular work of art you created here!!!! Yes, indeed, those papers are gorgeous and your coloring is pure magic. The banners are simply adorable, along with the stunning flowers and bow and the darling little cameo. Beautiful!!!!!!

  24. Hello,

    What a adorable card is this.
    It is so perfectly matching with the colors of the image and the papers and embelishments.

    Have a wonderful day.

  25. Hey girlfriend!! Another stunning creation!! I love your many fun elements...and such gorgeous coloring. (Just watched your "bear" tutorial. Fabulous! Thanks so much for all your help w/DIs!) Hugs. Pat Frank

  26. Simply gorgeous! We'd love for you to try out at our new design team: Sister Act Card Challenge

  27. love the image, amazing card....I love the papers, sooo pretty, your cards are fabulous!! :)

  28. Cute and gorgeous card Dena! Love it!

    Hugs Corine

  29. What a great card Dena! I love the image and the colors are so pretty! Hugs, Hanneke

  30. Oh how stunning this is Dena! Love the colors and pretty papers. Beautiful coloring of this sweet image! hugs, Angela

  31. Beautiful Dena! Your colouring is divine, your papers are oh so pretty and I love your banners and bow! Hugs, Lesley


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