Tuesday, 3 November 2009

Passion for Promarkes

Morning Peeps, wet and windy - again, so hope lots of you are using the excuse for some serious crafting activity.......or are you all counting your pennies out ready for the NEC ?

Over at Sir Stampalot central (stand H05) it's a hive of activity packing and loading ready for the big event, as it is at Stamp Addicts (stand H30) and I'm sure lots of other locations around the UK. And come next week those of us lucky enough to go to the NEC will be bursting with inspiration all rushing to show off our new goodies on our makes........but with empty purses what else will we be able to do ?

Three challenges here, a great sketch from Tina at Everybody Art Challenges, and Passion for Pormarkers who have the colour theme of 'Grass and Canary' and wow do these two colours look great together and Creative Card Crew who want to see 'Ribbons and Gems'.

On to my card, a bit of a busy one for me, but it's sort of growing on me. My image is Sarah Kay Rose Garden, stamped with versafine black and embossed with detail clear and coloured with the two required Promarkers. The DP is Doodlebug and Basic Grey and the border punch Fiskars Threading Water. I made the three roses from the same DP and for a change I added some pearl stamens which I think works quite well. Leaves are punched from my new L-Em Ashe Tree Family 2 punch which I told you about yesterday. The little birdie and butterfly are from Penny Black 30- 034 and the flowers next to the image are from the Tilda range but afraid I have no idea of the code.

39 comments:

Silli said...

Hello Brnda, I love your card, the image is beautiful, the colors fab! happy day! Silke

Silli said...

*BRENDA*!!!!! *sorry*

weewiccababe said...

such a pretty card Brenda
thanks for joining us at pfP this week again, and good luck
Debbi
xx

Manda said...

What a lovely card, I love all the glittery accents. So glad you liked the colour combo. Thanks for joining in at PFP this week and good luck.
Manda x

Rose Petal said...

Hi Brenda. What a simply beautiful card. Love the colour combination and the image is so beautiful.
Love Sandra xx

Kari said...

Wonderful card!Love the image,great colours!The glitter makes it wonderful !
Have a lovely day:)

Hugs,Kari:)

pinky said...

Gorgeous colour combo and the image is just so cute, must get mine out again lol.
Pinky

Tracy said...

You make these kinda cards so well, you really should do more Brenda. I love this and that is my favourite Sarah Kay image. I love how you have threaded ribbon on the punched strip.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Sadilla said...

Hi Brenda! Bellissima! this card is really nice, love the colours, the image, the lovely details... the butterflies are gorgeous!!!
hug
Sadia

Julie said...

What a beautiful card, Brenda! Fabulous coloring, and I really like those flowers on the upper right--never seen those before! Have to find them!

Clare (Littlebear) said...

This is beautiful Brenda, I love the stamped additions to the main image and all the lovely glitter.
Clare x

Nannieflash said...

Hi Brenda, Im going to be at the NEC on Saturday not sure what day you will be there but would love to see you, we are going to be there early. Oh I adore your card your image is so lovely and the colouring is stunning. With love and hugs Shirleyxxxxxxx

Paula said...

What a beautiful card such a lovely colour combo and fab image and details. Thanks for taking part in the CCC Challemge.Paula xxxx

The Crafty Den said...

Hi Brenda, what a gorgeous card. I love the sweet image and your colouring is fab. The papers are so pretty and the punched strips with the ribbon tied between them is stunning. Thanks for joining us at PFP this week. Hugs, Denise x

Lynda said...

This is just adorable Brenda - love that image and all the details you've added. Lush card.

Love Lynda xxx

Caryn said...

This is beautiful Brenda, I love your card. Thanks for joining us at Pfp this week. Hugs, Caryn xxx

Kinglake said...

Brenda this is such a pretty card,i really like it! xx jo xx

PatR said...

Gorgeous and very pretty card Brenda. I love the Sarah Kay, they take me back further than I want to say, when I used them for decoupage.
What day will you be going to the NEC? I'm probably going on Thursday but could be subject to change.
Love, Pat x x

craftimamma said...

Oh Wow, Brenda. I see I've missed loads of fabulous posts over the past few days and as I'm busy getting ready for my hols at the end of the week I haven't time to leave a comment on them all, Tsh!

The last few posts have some of the loveliest makes I've seen recently. I love the penguins and the white card is just gorgeous.

This lovely Sarah Kay card is beautiful too and somehow those lovely images call out for lots of pretty embellishments don't they?

Lesley Xx

Mandy said...

Hi Brenda, another beautiful card I think it's perfect..love your new punch..

Mandy xx

Sally H said...

Wonderful card, Brenda! love the colours!

Jane said...

BEAUTIFUL!

Natalie said...

What a pretty card, thanks for joining us at PFP this week. x

lil-paper-pixie said...

Ah this is adorable I love it, so pretty, I am all ready for the NEC......not many pennies though......been a bit mad with the spending lately...LOL. Thanks for playing along at PFP.

Hugs

Sarah

Beryl said...

This is fantastic. The image and the bp's are so well matched and the flowers gorgeous. Love the way you've done the strip across the middle through the down piece.
Beryl xx

Cheryl said...

wow love this hun totally stunning love those colurs too hugs cheryl xxxxx

anusch said...

Love your wonderful card.
Thanks for joining in our challenge.
Doreen
EAC-Team

issy said...

Beautiful, I love all the Sarah Kay stamps, and this one is no exception.

issy

Michele said...

Such a pretty card Brenda. Love the image you've used and the colouring also. Thanks for joining us this week at PFP. Hugs Michele x

Saskia said...

Beautiful card... so sweet and elegant!!

Saskia :)

LINANNA DESIGNS said...

Good morning Brenda and wow what a great card, thank you for joining in with the Creative Card Crew challenge this week, hugs Linda x

lisa said...

It's a beautiful card, not busy at all, Brenda. I love this stamp, she's definitely one of my favourites.
Wet and windy here too so some crafting has been done, hurray.

Lisax

Annie said...

Sarah Kay looks gorgeous in green and canary yellow, I especially like the yellow flowers. Love the extra stamps you added to make the scene too - I really should use my extras a lot more.
hugs, annie x

Nannieflash said...

Hi Brenda, hope that you are ok and in not to much pain at the moment, my daughter seems to be getting more inmobile each time I speak to her, shes now got a cleaner. Anyway I absolutely love your card its quite stunning, the colouring is gorgeous. By the way thanks for posting my blogcandy and good luck with the draw. With love and hugs Shirleyxxxxxxxxx

Juls said...

gorgeous! such a beautiful image! and I love all the touches of sparkle!

Biscuitlid said...

beautiful card Brenda, so detailed.

Great to see you at Creative Card Crew this week

Victoria
x

Barbara said...

Fantastic card, thanks for playing along at Passion for Promarkers - and good luck!
Barbara
xx

tina46 said...

wonderful card !! thanks for joining in our challenge.
hugs tina46
eac-team

Tracey said...

Sunning card, love the colours :)

Hugs
Tracey
x

 
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