Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Bicycle Bliss

Welcome

The background paper is Lozzy's Vintage Man design, 
due to be released on November 4th.

I love these bicycles, and I can think of nothing better than free wheeling down a hill with the wind blowing through my hair - something I loved as a teen.


I immediately thought of this Vintage Lady on Bicycle stamp from a local company (unfortunately I cannot find it on their website) when I saw the paper.


I coloured her with Prismcolor pencils, and the bicycle with markers.


The scripture digi was from TLC Creations, cut with a MB stitched rectangle die and sponged with Mustard Seed DI

A trim of ribbon and some rhinestones finished the card.

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30 comments:

Dawn Turley said...

delightful Maxine

froebelsternchen Susi said...

Such a charming creation! Beautiful!

Pamellia Johnson said...

Lovely Maxine! The touch of bling is perfect and the repeating bicycle background works so well to showcase that image. hugs :)

Lovely Linda said...

I can see why you loved this paper Maxine - and your image goes perfectly. I always enjoy the thought process behind your cards my friend! {{{hugs}}}

Jane Savage said...

Great make! Love the vintage feel!
Thank you for joining us at The Pencil Case! Jane (DT) xxx

aussie aNNie said...

Lovely card and sentiment Maxine.. The colours and design is just beautiful.xx{aNNie}

DonnaMundinger said...

Perfect paper for the sweet image and lovely verse, Maxine. Thanks so much for joining our ATG Challenge at Aurora Wings. xxD

Princess Judy Palmer said...

Heeee! Your background paper even has bicycles in it, how cool. I love this image and it makes for a free and easy card. So joyful!

MiamiKel said...

Maxine this is stunning from top to bottom !! I love the cheerful yellow and that beautiful Victorian bicycle lady is colored to perfection And of course the sentiment is just fantastic :)

Suchi said...

Such a fun card- even I loved riding bicycle as a teen! :)
Suchi xx

Shaz in Oz.CalligraphyCards said...

Wonderful card Maxine, I love its cheeriness and the Bible verse is real favourite!!!
Just planting your sweetpeas really surprised me, ours are put in late autumn here. Different everywhere. Our summer would be too hot for them to grow, it's going to 34 this Sat according to weather forecast, hope they have it wrong.
Shaz in Oz.x

Hetty said...

What a wonderful card, Maxine. Such a lovely backgound and image to the sentiment.

Olga Fink said...

A very beautiful card Maxine! I love the vintage feel to it! and the stamp matches perfectly with the pattern paper! such a lovely sentiment!
xoxo Olga

Gerrina said...

Fun idea to use the bycicle on the background and as a vocal point! Enjoy your day!

Neet said...

Love your lady on a bicycle which reminds me of a Magenta stamp I used to have and always loved. At least I don't think I have it now - must look.
Lovely quote from Isiah.
(must say I loved your description of trick or treat'ers on my blog)
Thinking of you - Hugs, Neet xxx

Tinka's paper wonderlland said...

Very nice card.
Thank you for joining us at Craft Your Passion!
Good Luck and hope to see you again.
xx Valentina DT xx
Tinka's paper wonderlland

Monica said...

Such an inspiring quote and I love the image. Bling and all look lovely together.

Diane Louise J said...

Hello… Thanks for joining our ‘Anything Goes’ challenge with your lovely card…
Please join us again next time. Good luck!
[Diane Louise, Team Leader for Crafty Friends Challenge Blog]

Fran said...

I really like your card. The paper and bicycle are perfect together. And I especially love the Bible verse. Hugs, Fran

MaryH said...

Definitely you had the perfect image to compliment this nifty paper. Love the vintage feel of the by-gone era, when I think the world might have been a kinder place. Great work on the pencil coloring on this lady's costume. Really cute card, and I love the sentiment very much. Prayers & Hugs. TFS

JD/ Jill said...

Lovely card with a great sentiment!

Monika Reeck said...

The lady is so vintage Image Maxine
great lady with bike I love this Image so much
and the sentiment is perfecto
great made
hugs
Monika

Irish Cherokee said...

Beautifully done Maxine. Vintage is one of my favorites as you know. Just recently had my old English 10 speed bike refurbished. Guess it needs to be taken out and put to use. Smile.

Love, Hugs and Blessings,
Jim

Bev said...

What an unuaual card. It's lovely to see different sentiments. Thank you for joining in with us at The Pencil Case.

Kandy's Krafts said...

Lovely card. I do like your stamp. Thanks for sharing it with us at Crafting From The Heart.

Carolyn Cochran said...

An adorable card! Thanks for playing with us at Craft Your Passion!
Carolyn, DT

Shelly Schmidt said...

I love this card- the Vintage feel is great! I wonder how hard it had to be to ride a bike in a long dress : ) I love the scripture you added. Beautifully done!

Bonnie said...

So pretty!

Jeanette (Forest Ranger) said...

Such a fun vintage card!

Team Clark said...

I just love this fun cyclist image and the beautiful verse!