Monday, September 29, 2014

A Day for a Bicycle Ride


Good Monday MorningI had a fun weekend with my little grandchildren. My husband and I took them to the Children's Museum, a pumpkin patch, the park (twice), and to see some lions. Yep, they kept us busy, busy. But, it was fun, fun.

I loved this image the first time I saw it and still do. It is from Prickley Pear and called Country Bicycle. I had to have it.  I decided to color it in Fall colors using Copics. The sentiment is from Creative Imaginations and is from the Thankful set. 

The corrugated paper is from DCWV's Mat Stack called Corrugate.

I made the button with a Marianne Creatables Tags & Buttons die. The raffia color is rust.

My card was entered into the Sept. Fan Club Gallery: If You Leave Me Now--Travel/Transport and also fits the inspiration, leaves or a Fall scene, any theme.

I'll enter the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge: Anything Goes
 

30 comments:

Beebeebabs said...

Wow such a beautiful card - love the image and coloring and the corrugate is a very nice touch tfs!!!

aussie aNNie said...

Sounds like you both had the most wonderful time with the children, isn't it great to be able to be young enough to do these things. I just love being with my grandies but they all live so far away and are growing up quickly.
A most beautiful card and love the colours and gorgeous stamp.xxx

Basslady said...

this is such a beautiful image! i love your colouring!

hugs and kisses from germany, silvi xoxo

MiamiKel said...

Sounds like you had a jolly fun time! Your card is just gorgeous, love the beautiful color palette - I can see why you wanted this stamp :) Blessings! ♥

Cathy said...

I agree that image is wonderful! Your coloring is awesome Benzi! What a great Fall card! You could color it for any season! I love it!

JD/ Jill said...

Really nice card...Just perfect for fall. I really like how you did that cute button...I feel a case coming on...
Glad you had a great weekend, sounds like you had a lot of fun! We did too with our company in from Missouri...been years since we had the pleasure of spending time with them.

MaryH said...

This is indeed a fun image, and with the different color combos - perfect for any season. Love the way you've done it here. Glad you had such a great time with the kiddos. Rest up this week! :-) TFS & Hugs

UTs Hobby Time said...

Sounds like you had a lot of good times. Wonderful card. The image and its coloring are very nice. Love the handmade button.

Charlene said...

I took the grandkids to the pumpkin patch too, and it wore me out lol! Beautiful bright card and I'm glad your back, missed you

Lynne in NI said...

Oooh what a fab happy image and I LOVE the colours you used!
Glad to hear the munchkins are keeping you busy, they never seem to tire eh ;)

crafty-stamper said...

love the scene and great colouring and love the corrugated backing-sounds like you had a great time with your grandchildren
Carol x

Ajascha said...

Wunderschön in den Farben und ein tolles Motiv.
Liebe Grüße, Anja

McCrafty's Cards said...

Gorgeous card Benzi, I like the fabulous image and the twine
Kevin xx

Bonnie said...

This is such a pretty image and I love the Fall colors! I especially love that button! Glad you got to spend some time with the grands. Such special times.

Carol L said...

I can certainly understand why you had to have that stamp! It's gorgeous and colored so pretty too! I love the corrugated background and wooden accent too! We do have much to be thankful for don't we?!

Diane said...

Gorgeous coloring and design Brenda, sounds like a lovely time with the grandkids.

Hugs Diane

Ellen Taylor said...

Love the texture and the amazing coloring on this Benzi!! Fantastic card! Sounds like a wonderful, fun filled weekend!
Hugs
Ellen

Inkyfingers said...

Glad to hear that you spent a fun weekend with the children Brenda - their childhood passes too fast and it is wonderful to have fun times with them.
I don't know where to start on this gorgeous card -
The composition, the amazing paper, the beautiful image! But I'd have to say that the wonderful colouring just brings it to life. I signed up for the Copic colouring class in the hope of being able to do what you've done here, but I haven't had chance to play yet.
Hugs
Carol x

nwilliams6 said...

This is beautiful Brenda! Wonderful coloring and image and the colors are perfect for this time of year! The corrugated cardboard is perfect! Love it! Hugz!

I can't wait to play with grandchildren one day - I am jealous!

Joann Burton said...

Glad you had a wonderful weekend with the grand kids. I love this bright and cheery card. The colors are wonderul. Hugs joann sassy raggedy

Hussena said...

Wow !! its a gorgeous card Benzi ..absolutely love the way you have colored the image ..so so perfect !

Loll Thompson said...

Hi Benzi! LOVE this image and you've coloured it to perfection!! Aweseome! Great texture from the corrugated panel and flower embellishment. Great design!! Loll xx

Colleen Dietrich said...

I didn't know you could buy corrugated paper like this (I don't get out much); thought you had to swipe a coffee cozy from Starbucks or something like that!

It makes a perfect backdrop for this comforting scene. I can see why you needed to have it!

NanaConnie said...

I love your coloring on this image, Benzi! Fall colors that are bright and beautiful. Love the texture in the background and the button. Such a wonderful image -- I understand why you love it.

jimlynn said...

Love the corrugated paper with that image. Great coloring and a wonderful card for fall!
Sounds like y'all had a great weekend with the grand children!
Lynn

~Tammy~ said...

I bet you were on cloud 9 with the grands all weekend. Sounds just about perfect! What fun! Your card is beautiful and colored so beautifully!

Irish Cherokee said...

This is a masterpiece Benzi. Love the colors and coloring. The corrugated paper background is the the master touch. LOVE IT. - Jim

jenn shurkus said...

such a pretty card :) the coloring and textures are awesome! thank you for playing a long with us at simon says stamp wednesday challenge!!

Dr Sonia S V said...

I spy corrugated paper Brenda- and its adding so much texture to your project..superb !!
Cheers
Dr Sonia
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Donna Ellis said...

How fun - Benzi, this is so full of motion even tho the kick stand is down. I think it is the beautiful coloring and shading - in fact, I'ved pinned your card for marker ideas because I am smitten by the shading and light coloring around the blue flowers! Love the way they pick up the color in the bike, making all your pretty fall colors burst! Beautiful card! hugs, de