Tuesday, 8 December 2009

Exciting news and a challenge

Sooooo excited.......I have been asked to join the lovely bunch of girls at Polkadoodles. Needless to say it only took a moment or two to reply and say thank you so much for inviting me to join your DT which covers working on projects for both the Polkadoodles challenge blog and the TV programmes promoting the CD's created by the very talented Nikky.

This one is all very new to me and I need to do some homework, just miffed I missed their latest C&C programme on Friday so I am eagerly awaiting the repeat to pop up. But I have read lots of great comments about their CD's so can't wait to get my hands on what I will be working with.

Now a challenge and in advance I'll say the picture is rubbish, but as it looks like raining all day will have to go with the best of the bunch. My card is for this weeks Cupcake challenge where they have the very seasonal theme "Sing a Christmas Carol". The trees give mine away a bit "Oh Christmas Tree" and also fits perfectly into Tuesday Taggers who have that very title as their theme this week.

Another easel card, thought I would do another one as I rather like the first one and think the shape makes a nice change. The three three are cut from JudiKins 2996H stamped simply in black versafine and mounted onto pink and silver mirri card and embellished with gems and cord. The greeting is Penny Black3995F. The snowflake edged mat has been created using Martha Stewart Alpine Punch Around the Page. Sir Stampalot asked me to play with this on Saturday and I really like the system which is so easy to use and creates a lovely mat for adding stamped images, decoupage or whatever you are into. They had a huge delivery of these sets and I have already bought 'scallop 3 dot' set, so watch this space. Finally I added some silver and pink ribbon, some punched holly leaves and the song title was computer generated. I shoud probably add that the snowflakes dotted about are the cut-outs from the border, not part of the pattern created by the punch.


  1. Wow Brenda you have been making such beautiful things over the last few days. I just love the gorgeous candles. And congratulations on joining your new DT.

    Lesley x

  2. Congratulations!!! =)
    And what a gorgeous card! Fab colors!
    Hugs, SannaS

  3. Congratulations!! =)
    And what a gorgeous card! Love the colors!
    Hugs, SannaS

  4. Gorgeous card Brenda and congratulations on your fabulous news.
    Clare x

  5. Hi Brenda, congrats on your news..love the card..
    Mandy xx

  6. ooh this is gorgeous Brenda!

    Carol x

  7. Many congratulations Brenda and a lovely card too x

  8. Brenda So pleased you've been asked to join the team Brenda! So you should your work is brilliant
    I love your Christmas Tree card
    Liz xx

  9. Wow Brenda what a stunning card and well done so much on joining the Polkadoodle DT, I can understand them picking you as your designs are fab.
    Max x

  10. Congratulations on being invited onto another DT. You are in great demand all round I think. As for the card - well - it's fab. Love the rich colours, the easel fold and the layout.
    Beryl xx

  11. CONGRATULATIONS Brenda, you'll be an asset to the team. Beautiful card, love the colours.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

  12. I asbolutely love this, awesome colours!!! So unique!

  13. Congratulations, Brenda, on your latest achievement! Very well deserved. Look forward to seeing all your lovely new samples. PS. Love this card too! xx

  14. hello dear Brenda, your card is beautiful, I love the trees and the colors... Very nice... Hav a good day... Big hugs!

  15. Congratulations we will see you on C&C yet showing your own work!

    Card is lovely is it possible you under rate the picture?

  16. What a stunning card, I love it,the colour combo is just stunning.
    Congratulations on being part of the design team too.

    Hugs Sandie x

  17. Congratulations, brenda! I will look forward to seeing your samples. This card is a stunner! Very striking colour scheme -I really must have a go at an easel card!

  18. Hi dear
    Lovely card, as usual... very nice colours, very original not the usual colours...
    and congratulation!!!

  19. Hi! B,what a lovely card and so loved your tree decorations that you had made.Well you will so guess my favourite one was the BUTTON tree(perfect).
    Yes they WERE so yummy, Hubby got one and children had none(what a mummy i am).See you soon,Lou.xx

  20. Hi Brenda

    Congratulations on your new DT post matie. Well deserved!

    Looking forward to seeing what you create.

    Love Jules xx

  21. Congratulations Brenda. It's no surprise they want you for their team, your cards are always so stunning - this latest card is no exception. I've only got a few more Christmas cards to make but I think they're going to have be easel cards now.

    Allyson xxx

  22. wow hun amazing brilliant stunning you so deserve your place on the team as you make the most stunning cards hugs cheryl xxxxx

  23. Oh this is fabulous, love the colours.

  24. Oi, amiga!
    Passei para rever seu cantinho...
    Continua tudo de bom!!!
    Você é muito criativa!... parabéns!
    Espero sua visitinha:
    Ótima semana!
    Itabira - Brasil

  25. This is so lovely Brenda - great colours and I love the round the border punch... and congratulations on being a polkadoodler - you will be fantastic!

    Love Lynda xxx

  26. Hi Brenda, what a lovely and simple design, its a fabulous easel card. Well done with love and hugs Shirleyxxxx

  27. Congratulations Brenda on your DT post, isn't it the best feeling in the world....ENJOY, thank you so much for playing along with the TT this week, Hugs Avril xxxx

  28. Gorgeous card Benda love the bright colours x Thanks for joining in at TT this week x Janet

  29. Hi Brenda, so happy you are joining the madhouse over at Polkadoodles, can't wait to see what you come up with - your stuff is just amazing.
    big hugs
    En xx

  30. fab card Brenda and congrats on the DT position. I was gutted that I missed SS demo day on Saturday but I was poorly. Thanks for joining us on TT's this week. Emma xx

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  32. Sorry Brenda, I sent the wrong comment to this post. I thought I was on the roses tutorial post.

    Many congratulations on your new DT position. It's very well deserved.

    This card has quite an unusual Christmas colour combo but it's sooo effective and definitely going to catch the eye.

    Lesley Xx

  33. Congratulations brenda, they are so lucky to have you on the team. Love this fabulous card and thanks for joining TT this week.
    Love, Pat xx


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