Wednesday, 20 January 2010

ABC challenge

ABC challenge this week is "M for Masking" so one I just had to join in with as it gives me the perfect opportunity to do some brayering and masking with my fairies.

All stamps used are from Lavinia. I started by placing a circle mask onto a piece of gloss cardstock to create a moon, then brayering over with a Big and Juicy Hydrangea inkpad, then more brayering over a mask of torn paper to create mountains (I promise I will shortly be doing a 'moon and sun' tutorial as requested). All stamping was done with versfaine black and embossed with detail clear. A piece of ribbon is tied round the card to finish and I added Inkssential white here and there to add some dimension.

37 comments:

pinky said...

Yikes Brenda, this is gorgeous but sounds way of my head yet again. You have a natural talent for this, I love it,.
Pinky

Desire Fourie said...

Gorgeous creation. Love the colours and design.
Hugs
Desire

Mandy said...

Hi Brenda,
Just beautiful..love the colours and the ribbon is just right for the design..you are the best at this style of card..can't wait for the tutorial..
Mandy xx

Lesley said...

Beautiful! Gorgeous! Very special Brenda.
Lesley x

Cath Wilson said...

This is absolutely gorgeous - I love those colours and I do love Lavinia stamps, even if I'm struggling with getting good images from them. B&J Hydrangea is also one of my favourite colour combinations in ink pads!

Nannieflash said...

Oh Brenda thats lovely, not sure its the sort of thing I could do, but the colouring is just so beautiful. Well done with love and hugs Shirleyxxxx

Jennifer said...

Hi Brenda,
I love the stamps you have used and the whole card is just magical. I look forward to your tutorial.
Thanks for joining in at the ABC challenge this week.
Hugs
Jen x

Vicky said...

Hi Brenda, this is fantastic...so my thing right now.
As you know I have had a go at the masking, but will be great to see it from your technical point...as I am sure you will bring something new to help me...
so can't wait....
x
Vicky

Lynda said...

I am so in awe of your talent for making these beautiful cards Brenda. Looking forward to a tutorial but I have watched videos of the ladies from Lavinia and Clarity and I still haven't mastered it. Will keep trying when I've got the time to just 'play'.

Love Lynda xxx

Cherry said...

Gorgeous Brenda - faerie magick indeed! Just love the colours and images in this one. Hugs Cherry XXX

Tracy said...

The queen of the heat gun and embossing powders has done it again. Totally amazed me with such beauty. That fairy is so magical and the colours are dreamy. Wonderfully stunning creation your so talented love.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

chris said...

Beautiful card Brenda, love all the masking ect,the only thing I'm not so sure of is the very tall upright thin fairy It could give one a complex!!
No it really is perfect love chris xx

Annmaree said...

OMG! I am totally in LOVE with that card, I'm just sitting here staring at it in awe, so gorgeous and divine!

Sadilla said...

Hi Brenda

that's gorgeous!!! So nice and original! :) nice colours!

thanks a lot for your help with the shops...

hugs
Sadia

Mervi said...

Oh wow, this is gorgeous! So elegant and beauty;-))m

Kari said...

Oh,my,Brenda..this is fabulous!Love the fairy!
Wonderful colours :)
Have a great evening:)

Hugs,Kari:)

Crafty Lou said...

Love this card very much B and such pretty colours.The border stamp on my Tilda card is a Magnolia one- 0959D fine lace border(hope that helps)see you soon,Lou.xx

{Jane} said...

Such a gorgeous card. Love the effect of the shadows and brayering

Thanks for joining us on ABC :)

Hugs Jane x

Leah the Orange said...

BEAUTIFUL, Brenda! love the blues and purples, and i'm looking forward to your tutorial!!

Lynne K said...

Wonderful. My favourite colours! Love how you've done the shadow effect with the trees.

Zoechaos said...

Yummy Lavinia stamps are delightful and this card is quite magical.

coldwaters2 said...

Wow this makes me wish I was that fairy living in the land of fantasy you have captured the beauty of this magical world perfectly.

Hugs
Lorraine x

Ms. Jen said...

What a beautiful technique!! Wowza!

Sally H said...

Gorgeous, Brenda! I love those colours!

Merry said...

This is amazing...love how you have put everything together.

Samantha said...

lovely job! I love using the brayer! love the way you have put this card together!

Thanks for joining in at the ABC challenge this week.
Samantha :0)

The Paper Princess said...

What a beautiful card - the colors and images are simply stunning!

Ramona :-)
http://create-with-joy.blogspot.com

Nilla said...

Fabulous card! Oh, just love it! Hugs Nilla

stampinfrog said...

Gorgeous card!Love the brayer technique and the images against this background is just over the top!
Hugs,Connie

debby4000 said...

Oh this is so beautiful, wonderful work.
luv
Debby

Avril Ann said...

Hi Brenda, this is amazing, it is one technique that I have not tried yet, but would love too...maybe this is the week, you have made such a great job off this, Hugs Avril xxx

Juls said...

ooohhh!!!!! I dont know where to start, this is just so so gorgeous!!!! Love EVERYTHING!! about this card! Hugs Juls

Beryl said...

Fabulous Brenda. I love it when you do this sort - and in my favourites colours. What more could a girl ask for.
Beryl xx

lisa said...

Stunning, Brenda. What gorgeous stamps and I love how you've used them.

Lisax

Cathy said...

Stunnig card. I love the masking and colours.
Thank you for joining in the ABC Challenge this time.
Cathy xx

LilyPuss Cards said...

Gorgeous!!!!Thank you for joing us at ABC...
Hugs
Jan...xxxx

ps..thank you for your lovely comments on my blog...I'm feeling better now...just January blues I think..lol...xxxxx

Vicky (Angeldrummer) said...

This is stunning thank you for joining us on abc this week x

 
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