Monday, January 28, 2013

Great Impressions - Bicycle Built for Two

Hello!  Today is my day to post on the Great Impressions Stamps blog

I’m “gearing” up for Valentine’s Day.  Today I’m sharing a card I made using the stamp “Bike Built for Two” (E697) from Great Impressions Stamps.


2013-01-28 GI Bike


I think I am going to give this to my DH on Valentine’s day.  He loves to race mountain bikes, so I thought the bike theme might be perfect for him.   

What do you think?  Who would you like to ride a bike built for two with?  

I almost forgot to remind you of the Valentine’s Day sale at Great Impressions Stamps.  

Valentine's Special!     10% off and free shipping on orders over $25, thru Feb 14th.     Coupon code: Love

Have a fabulous day!  Thank you for stopping by!



  • Stamps:  Bike for Two (E697) (rubber stamp) from Great Impressions Stamps
  • Ink:  Memento Tuxedo Black
  • Paper:  Neenah Classic Crest Solar White CS, Paper Studios black CS, Papertrey White CS, Fancy Pants Love DP Pad
  • Tools:  Sewing machine, Big Shot, Sweet n Sassy hearts scalloped edge die, Copic markers
  • Embellishments:  Twinery Charcoal baker’s twine, Hero Arts heart shaped pearl, misc. button





Desire Fourie said...

Gorgeous Cheryl and the twine finished it off perfectly.
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Desire Fourie said...

Gorgeous Cheryl and the twine finishes it off perfectly.
{Doing Life – my personal blog}


A fab. card Cheryl - perfect for a favourite male!
The neutral background really makes those glorious colours "pop".

Hope you are well - hugs, Sylvia x

Teresa Arsenault said...

Love this bicycle image and what a fabulous design.

Thanks for joining in the fun at Avadares Challenge Blog.

Blessing hugs,

Sonia said...

What a lovely image Cheryl^_^
Wonderful card my dear^_^

Annette Allen said...

aww it is a love cute.. love the heart paper fun..great card Cheryl..

cotnob said...

This is a fabulous card Cheryl, I love the bicycle made for two and pretty heart papers.

Penny said...

What a darling card! Love the cute image, the great papers, the cut edge, and the twin & embellies! Thank you for sharing this with us at Jellypark Friends! Hope to see you again soon! :^)
Hugs, Penny

Lisa said...

This is gorgeous, Cheryl!! I love, love the image!! So sweet!! And the papers are fabulous!! Happy Monday :)

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Scrappin Sista said...

Cute card!! Thank you for playing along with Brown Sugar this week!! Hope you decide to play along with us again!! Good luck!
Alice B.

jimlynn said...

Perfect for Valentine's Day! Beautiful card.

Kimberly S said...

What a sweet valentine image! The the dp you chose too. :) hugs, Kimberly

NanaConnie said...

Love the tandem bicycle image, Cheryl ! Fab paper choices, too. I'm so glad you chose to play in our Love or Valentines challenge at Avadares this month.
NanaConnie DT

NickScrapShack said...

This is so great! Love the patterns and colours. And the bike, so fun and fits our Valentine theme perfect.
Thanks for joining us at Brown Sugar.

Sandra H said...

Cheryl, Your card is so pretty x

Darlene said...

What a fun image & creation Cheryl! Love that background paper ... nicely done! Thanks so much for joining us at The Sisterhood ‘I {HEART} VALENTINE’S’ challenge and please come back again soon!
one of the 'Sistahs'
P.S. I have blog candy available through January if you are interested.

Maria@Crafty Cre8tions said...

What an adorable bike!!!!!! Love it matched with the repetitive heart paper and the text heart paper!!! Pretty CAS for you too!

Not sure I'd ride a bbft with my hubby - he's a nut!

Sheila H said...

Nice design - I like the bike and your DP. Thanks for playing in our neighborhood at 613 Avenue Create.

Nikki said...

This is adorable love the heart shaped seats on the bike hugs Nikki

Chana Malkah said...

Hi, Cheryl,

Another beautiful creation! I really love your work! Thanks for playing along with us at 613 Avenue Create! We look forward to your next visit!

Sue from Oregon said...

A pretty image matched with lovely DP and a great layout! Lovely!!!

Shelby said...

Love your use of the different patterned papers and the image looks perfect with them.


KraftyKoolKat said...

This is a gorgeous card Cheryl. Love the image and your layout is awesome.I spotted you over on MIM and came for a closer look, I am so glad that I did.


1CardCreator said...

Great card and I love that image! ~Diane

Ardilla said...

Great project!
I love bikes and this image is awesome... love your coloring!
Glad you are playing with us at Gingerloft :)

Tamie said...

I love that bike!! Great colors, papers, layout and the button and twine is awesome. Thank you so much for sharing your wonderful creation with us at 4 Crafty Chicks.

Mrs A. said...

Thats a lovley stamp and i like the design of your card. Spotted you on MIm and came for a closer look. Hugs Mrs A.

Confiseries Papier said...

Adorable, such a great card! Thanks for visiting our neighborhood at 613 Avenue Create.

Tracy said...

You've taken a page out of my book and gotten a song stuck in my head. :-) The stamp is fun and I think your husband will really appreciate the bike reference. Hugs!

Shelly Schmidt said...

How fun is this! I want to break out singing Daisy, Daisy, give me your answer true..... Wonderful card- I saw you at MIM- congrats on your last week POTW too!

Tammy said...

So cute! Fantastic papers and embellishments!
Tammy x

Joynana said...

Lovely card. Really like that bicycle with the heart seats. Thanks for joining us at Brown Sugar Challenge.

Carly said...

Sensational! I love the image and the wonderful way you have put it all together.

Thank you for sharing your lovely card with us over at Crafting For All Seasons.

xoxox Carly

Wendi said...

Wow what a beautiful card fabulous image I love my bike too and often go riding with my hubby this would be perfect for us, mind you those seats look a bit skinny to sit on
Thank you so much for sharing with us at ooh la la this week I do hope we see you again

Lynne Armstrong said...

This is fabulous Cheryl. I really like the text hearts in the background...perfect for the image! Thanks for joining our challenge at The Squirrel & The Fox :)

Karin said...

That bike with the heart shaped seats is so cute! What a great stamp for lots of occasions. Great mix of papers too :)

Sugarlips said...

I am visiting from MIM. I love the image. I think your DH will love it. It is perfect :)

Crafting Vicky said...

This is soooo cute! I really love the awesome layout.

Thanks for joining us at 613 Avenue Create this week. Hope to see you again next week. DT Crafting Vicky

Lisbeths kort og scrap said...

Wow - another beautiful Wheely-card from you. I really like this image - supercute. And wonderful colours on the card. Thanks, again, for joining us at Ooh La La.

Sheri Gilson said...

Fabulous card! Thanks so much for joining us this week at The Pink Elephant!
Sheri-TPE DT

Crafting Vicky said...

I'm back with another DT hat on! Totally awesome card. Just love the image!

Thanks for joining our fortnightly challenge here at Gingerloft Card Challenge. Hope you will join us next time. DT Crafting Vicky