Sunday, 9 May 2010

Golden roses

Hope everyone is having a good Sunday, here in the Fens the rain has stopped at last and the suns making a reasonable effort, but judging by the clouds it won't be around too long.

And it's the last day of the Premiership, I'll miss my footie like crazy, but we do have the world cup coming up.......not sure if that is good or not, but we can but hope for positive things. An yesterdays 20/20 match was exciting so more of that to come this week.

A card to share for this weeks Penny Black challenge where they have a sketch......and a perfect chance to use some of the new goodies from Sir Sampalot on one of my sample cards. As usual when I saw the circles I freaked, I always struggle with them, heavens knows why. Also a couple of new ones for me, well at least it's a long while since I entered so thought it was time. They are Flutterby Wednesday, plus two both celebrating their Birthday and have that the, Stamp Something and Simon Says.

I drew my colour inspiration from this pretty Cosmo Cricket DP and coloured my main image Penny Black PB40-021 For Goodness Sake with Copics. I stamped the image three times and decoupages and masked the base image to stamp the fence which is from Magnolia Tilda collection. The cobbles, flowers and grasses and Art Impressions. The large rose is one of the scummy new ones from Magnolia........have you seen the colours, how to choose.......well you can't really, so it's probably no surprise I have a bag of them sitting in my craft room along with the lovely matching beady leaves.

The sentiment is Hobby Art GR435. I cut the second circle on the sketch from a doily with a Nestie, the middle panel was run through the Big Shot with a Cuttlebug folder and the border are Martha Stewart doily lace. Some lace, ribbon, gems and pounced butterflies to finish.

48 comments:

  1. Oh, I'm SO with you on the footie - I hate summers when there is no world cup or european champs to keep me going till August again!! I just hope next season is way more successful than this!! Go on Liverpool.

    Love this card, by the way it is gorgeous.

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  2. Ooh lovely colours Brenda, those roses are gorgeous and almost make up for the lack of sun - very bright and cheery! xx

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  3. oh really love the colurs on this hun and those roses are just beautiful so love the detail as usuall its just spot on hugs cheryl xxx

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  4. This Yellow card rocks!!! I absolutely love it! So perfect!

    Have a great day!

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  5. Brenda this is one gorgeous card. Great colours - bright and cheerful (could do with that in the weather!). You make such lovely scenes with the different stamps. Rosie x

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  6. Such a beautiful card!
    Dazie
    x

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  7. Flawless coloring as allways Brenda!!! This car makes me happy...love the flowers!!!
    Have a great day and I hope the sun sticks with you!!!
    Hugs Lina

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  8. This is gorgeous Brenda. The colours are so cheery on a dull day.
    Hope you have a good rest of weekend, despite the weather.
    I won't be doing much as we had the South Stamp Show yesterday and I was helping by taking money for one of the stands. I'm so tired today I don't want to do a thing!
    I saw Dee too as she was demoing for someone and it was good to catch up for a very short time.
    xx

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  9. This is beautiful Brenda , so bright and cheerful
    Hugs
    Francesca

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  10. another stunner brenda...love that adorable image..thanks for joining in the blog hop fun at Penny Black Saturday...hugs kath xxx

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  11. thats a FANtastic card just love it sorry I have not been over Been very busy and off now for a weeks break be back over when I get back Take care
    Liz xx

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  12. Really pretty Brenda, love the yellows and that gorgeous little girlie. Definitely a no no on the football woman! Too many men here into opposing teams! Think I am the referee here lol.
    Pinky

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  13. the 3-D embellishments are delightful! Love those flowers and the doiley is a nice touch:)

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  14. 2 adoreable cards, and you say you can't do cute...you more than can...just lovely with such detail.
    janex

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  15. What a beautiful card, Brenda! I LOVE that sweet little girl--how adorable! Thanks for your kind visit...hope you're having a most wonderful weekend!

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  16. Hi Brenda,
    Just lapping up the sun here...it's not been too bad today, a little dull at times but to be honest the sun has popped out now and then...
    I love the colours on this one, and have to say I spotted another stamp I have wanted for ages...The cobble one from Art Impressions, their stamps are so usefull, and I know I could get my moneys worth so it's one I intend to buy...

    Gorgeous card Brenda and yes those flowers ARE beautiful!!!
    x
    Vicky

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  17. Wonderful card brenda - fabulous image and details. Thanks for joining in the PBSC #100 challenge & blog hop - good luck with the prize draw and my candy :-)
    pauline x

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  18. Stunning card Brenda. I love the colour scheme and that image is just too cute. Fabulous detail.
    Marion

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  19. What a beautiful sunny card, I love the colours xxx

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  20. Wow what a wonderful and colourful card. Thanks for your nice comment on my blog. Hugs Marja

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  21. Beautiful card, Brenda! She is a cute little girl

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  22. your card is super beautiful!! i love the flowers and 3D image!!
    and i wanted to thank you for your visit to my blog!

    hugs
    Sasya

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  23. What a beautiful card reminds me of the sun. Not too much of that at the moment though!!!. The image is really cute too. Nicky xx

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  24. What a gorgeous card...doilies and flowers ~ my favorite items...color scheme is great!!! You do beautiful cards :D
    Victoria

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  25. This is just wonderful.
    I love what you made with the sketch.
    Hugs,Nadine

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  26. Hi Dear
    what a wonderul card you made... so lovely spring colours... And lovely stamp... I wish I could join one of your courses....
    hugs
    Sadia

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  27. Beautiful card/colours. Great use for a doiley. Love the lace and the beady leaves-havent seen them before. Amazing work.
    geraldine

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  28. I love the circle cut from a doily Brenda. That's a great idea. The colours on this card are gorgous too.

    Sorry I've not dropped by over the last week but had lots going on plus been to Port Sunlight show last weekend. I can see I've missed some beautiful creations but I was sorry to read of your friend's sad experience. I can never understand what satifaction anyone can get from passing off someone elses work as their own. I'm not saying I have never run with someone else's idea but I would always credit the original.

    Hope your friend is getting over her upset.

    Hugs
    Lesley Xx

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  29. Lovely card! Good Luck with my candy and thanks for joining in with us at PBSC! xxx

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  30. Such a beautiful card Brenda, its got a really fresh sort of vintage feel to it. The image is beautiful, I think now that Ive seen it made up it may have to wing its way onto my wishlist!

    Keryn x

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  31. Hi Brenda, I do so love these PB images they really are so beautifully drawn, and your interpretations is fabulous and completely stunning. With love and hugs Shirleyx

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  32. Hi Brenda. I've just been having a catch up with your absolutely stunning cards. Those roses are just amazing.
    The weather hasn't been too bad in Yorkshire, a cool wind but some sunshine, but where has the hint of Summer gone!!
    I was gobsmacked at the cheek of some people, I agree they should be named and shamed!!!!!!
    Hope all is well with you and yours and thank you for your lovely comments.

    Lisax

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  33. fabulous card! I love the bright colours and that adorable old style PB image.
    hugs, annie x

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  34. HI Brenda - soprry for the late comment, my internet connection has been playing up!
    Thank you for your support re my work issues. Its really getting me down - but trying to focus and just get on with it.
    I love the colours in this card - the background Dp is really pretty.
    Thanks again
    Lisa ;)

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  35. Hi! B this is GORGEOUS!just love it,so pretty and such lovely colours.
    Those flowers are very nice!
    hope you are ok?see you soon.
    hugs Lou.xx

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  36. Soo cute Brenda, love that paper!!! happy week! HUGS

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  37. Very nice indeed, I love the colur combo.
    Pat xx

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  38. Simply adorable!! Thank you for playing along with my flutter by challenge!

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  39. Adorable, gorgeous card Brenda and love the papers. The only thing about football I like is when Hubby watches it I can hide in my craftroom guiltless that I'm not spending time with him.
    luv
    Debby

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  40. I can't really say I'm with you on this one - I can actually get to the TV when there's no footy on! Hee hee! This is such a beautiful card, the bright colours are gorgeous! Thanks for joining our PB Blog Hop!

    Love Beth xx

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  41. I like the flowers and pearls embellishments!

    Thanks so much for entering the Simon Says Stamp Challenge!!!

    -Sarah

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  42. Hi Brenda,
    I love this cute card..Gorgeous yellow theme and the image is adorable..lovely roses...
    Mandy xx

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  43. Hi Brenda, I love what you've done with this stamp. I bought it at Ally Pally but haven't used it yet. But now I see what you've done with it, I'm going to get it out of the draw pdq.

    Allyson xx

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  44. Beautiful card. I love this PB stamp!
    Clairexx

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  45. Hiya Brenda

    this is absolutely gorgeous, beautiful colours. Thanks for entering my giveaway good luck

    Joey.x

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  46. this is sooo beautiful tto
    I can put one each card a comment because you make them very beautiful
    thanks for sharing them

    karin

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  47. Congrats on winning some candy on the penny black blog hop.

    Tracy x

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  48. What a lovely card. Congratualtions on your win!

    http://craftingfever.blogspot.com/

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