Monday, 22 March 2010

Yummy new DP's

I'm back again, trying to keep my promise to myself to stay busy and positive, do some crafting and blogging. So for starters a card for this weeks Penny Black challenge which has a sketch designed by Carole.

For some odd reason I always have a mental block working with circles, but am reasonably happy with what I have come up with, well at least it's growing on me. I cut a circle with a Nestie then sponging with Tim Holtz Spun Sugar and Dried Marigold distress inks created a pinwheel effect over which I stamped Penny Black 4041J Purple Folds. I stamped it three more times, cut out two and coloured with a mixture of Marvy pens and the same TH inks then dabbed all over with Versamark Dazzle Frost and spritzed with Glimmer Mist pearl which blended the colours and made the pieces pliable to shape before layering them onto the main image.

The Crate Paper DP's are from their yummy new range which somehow found their way home from Stampalot with me at the weekend. Do check them out because the designs and colours are just divine and the quality and texture lend themselves brilliantly to the Martha Stewart punches. I stamped Penny Black 3857H over the corner of the reverse DP and a sentiment which is from an unmounted Hero set. Some ribbon and a pearl pin made up with a hat pin from Spellbound (link on sidebar) to embellish.

36 comments:

  1. Beautiful! Colours are so fab;-))m

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  2. Those papers certainly are yummy, and you have made good use of them with this lovely card. x

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  3. Hi Brenda
    gorgeous card. Lovely flower
    Love sarah XXX

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  4. Beautiful card Brenda, love the way you have curved the sentiment round the main image (which is gorgeous) the papers look delicious, need to pop over to Sir's and have a peek. hugs Suzi xx

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  5. This is beautiful Brenda. It was great to see your demonstration on how to make this flower. The sentiment looks fab too.
    I have just realised that I completely forgot to look at any of the lovely papers while I was at Sir Stampalot.
    Clare x

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  6. Yummy indeed. Beautiful iris & I love the little pin effect of gems top left.

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  7. So beautiful Brenda! Apparently you've broken your mental block about circles cause this one is gorgeous! Is there something going on that my reiki needs to know about? If so, drop me an email. xoxo eileen

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  8. Fabulous!! I love the dimension of the flower!! Hugs Juls

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  9. Beautiful card Brenda.
    Sue

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  10. Oh so beautiful and those dp's are georgeous Brenda, Im off to have a look see now!!

    x
    issy

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  11. Lovely card and beautiful colours

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  12. Such a beautiful card, Brenda--just perfect!

    Hope you're having a wonderful day!

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  13. Oh Brenda - this is lovely. The papers are gorgeous and the way you have coloured and decoupaged the iris is fantastic.
    Beryl xx

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  14. That Lily is absoloutely beautiful and you have coloured it exquisitely. Its an absloutely gorgeous card .
    Thanks for your kind comment -re my mistake lol.... I am a right numptie ! Never mind , i love giving and lets face it i have enough stuff to give lol
    Lisa ;)

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  15. Hi dear gorgeous card... I love the 3D flower... so elegant and delicate at the same time...
    lovely
    hugs
    sadia

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  16. Yet another gorgeous card Brenda. The flower and backing paper are so beautiful.
    xx

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  17. Love your image in the circle brenda, looks gorgeous all 3d. The papers are so beautiful.
    Pinky

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  18. Oh, these DP's are yummy! And I love the flower... think you've done a great job with a circle! Gorgeous card x

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  19. Gorgeous card Brenda and isn't that sketch just a delight to work with. Love the flower and that fab sentiment stamp. NICE papers!!!

    Love Lynda xxx

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  20. Gorgeous card and very yummy papers! Remind me I need to buy some sentiment stamps. I love this one especially!

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  21. Fabulous card Brenda, gorgeous DP and flower.
    Pat xx

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  22. Hi there Mrs
    this is very special love your iris I have lots of bearded ones in my garden!
    just heard some very good reports of your demo on saturday.good on you gal!
    lots of hugs chris xx

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  23. wow hun once again you have come up with the most wonderful design and such super detail love it hugs cheryl xxxxx

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  24. Hope all is well hun love how textured this flower head looks

    Love Dawn xx

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  25. Such a lovely card Brenda! Papers are gorgeous!

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  26. Stunning Brenda that flower looks as if it is real and standing proud of the circle is really effective I do love those papers so must go have a peek.

    Take care
    Hugs
    Lorraine x

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  27. Love your gorgeous card Brenda and like the look of those new papers.
    luv
    Debby

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  28. Beautiful card. I really love the papers and the sponging around the circle and thanks also for your time to explain the how to. Hugs xxx

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  29. Lovely card Brenda, love the rich colours. Don't forget Quirky Craft's has a flower challenge!! (Lyn)

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  30. Hello Brenda...your card is beautiful, love the colors and the fabby papers. Hugs Silke

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  31. I just love the card Brenda it`s so pretty:-) The circle and the flower look perfect together x

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  32. stunning brenda and I love what you did with the flower.....thanks for joining in the fun this week at PBSC....hugs kath xxxx

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  33. Just love this gorgeous creation. The angles creates great interest and of course your stamping is professional as usual. Congrats with your blogaversary!
    Hugs
    Desire

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  34. Stunning card as always Brenda. The decoupaged iris is just beautiful and so realistic and I love the colours.

    Hugs
    Lesley Xx

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  35. Hi Brenda won cash to spend at sir stamp alot won some over at crafty cardmakers but not heard back yer can ssee me spending 3-4-5 times as much some prize lol ..love your work its brill

    liz xc

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  36. Wow- I came here to comment on the card you created for AllSorts Challenge blog and I have been bowled over! I really like the way you "see" things, and how you turn it into something beautiful to look at!
    Katt

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