Thursday, 3 March 2011

Brayers in action again

Stamp Addicts Scenic Stamp Set

Hello folks, just a short post.....yes I am still being good so it will be limited to just some pictures...............some of the brayering I have been up to and another peek at some of the fabby stamps available from Stamp Addicts that will be showcased on their next live programme on 21st March. This is for the following challenge:

Crafts us Crazy - Be one with Nature

Stamps from Stampscapes and Art Impression

Driving is still a no no and the keyboard remains a struggle, but I am able to sit and craft reasonably well now, in fact I think I have been making cards for England this last week and have an abundance to share. This is for the following challenge:

Cards for Men - Water
Try it on Tuesdays - Song - Seven Seas of Rhye - Queen

Good old Penny Black

This one is for the following challenges:

Creative Inspirations - In the garden
Cute Card Thursday - Signs of Spring
Everybody Art - Spring
Delightful Challenges - Welcome Spring
One Stitch at a Time - Card for mom


  1. So good to see you crafting again. Thanks for stopping by my blog.

  2. All these cards are amazing! I love how you displayedthe picture on the first card, on the second I love the sky - it looks so real!!! and the third one is so spring alike. And there's a clever use of lace. Wonderful!

  3. What fabulous Brenda, I love them all, the first one is lovely, really like that one, and I also think the addition of the lace on the first is so pretty, gorgeous work.
    Good to see you crafting Brenda, do look after yourself.
    Hugs Jacee

  4. oh hun these are all just gorouges always love the backgrounds you do on your card,brilliant images too,hugs cheryl xxx

  5. Hi Brenda I thought I reconized your work, gorgeous cards all three, but I love your Water one especially. Thanks for joining us at CFM, good luck with the Challenge. with hugs Shirleyxxx

  6. Beautiful cards Brenda, so lovely to see you creating and posting again. Thank you so much for joining us at Cards for Men with our Water challenge, good luck xxx

  7. Good morning, Brenda! So glad to see you "out and about" again! Glad you're starting to feel a bit better...

    LOVE your scenic cards--so beautiful!

    Wishing you a lovely day, my friend...


  8. So pleased to hear things have improved enough for you to get some cards made. Don't get overdoing it though.
    Love all your cards and the choice of song for the TioT challenge. I'm really enjoying checking out all the song choices for this one and yours is brilliant. Take care. xx

  9. Beautiful!!! You definitely found the nature theme I was looking for! Love the brayer technique, you do it perfectly!! I hope you're feeling better very soon!

    Thanks for joining us at Craft Us Crazy and hope to see you joining us again!

  10. Hi Brenda. How lovely to see you start doing a bit of crafting. Glad you are still being good though. Just take it easy and little by little, so nice to see you returning to a little of normality. Thank you for visiting my blog, you are so kind. Happy crafting.
    Lots of love, Sandra xxx

  11. Glad you are on the mend, just take it easy. Love the cards, love the colours in the last one. Take care. Anesha :)

  12. Hi Brenda,its great to see so many cards from you.They are great,must drag my brayer out and have a play.
    Hugs Sue xx

  13. Wow Brenda - you have been soooo busy! Your cards are wonderful - the first one is so clever - it's as if you are viewing the scene through a window. Love the lace on the Daffodil card - the poem is perfect with the image.
    Hope you are still making good progress, healthwise. Hugs, Sylvia xxx

  14. These are beautiful Brenda!! The brayered skies look amazing, gorgeous scenes!! And the floral card is just a beautiful! Love the sketch!
    So happy you are able to craft again!!

  15. Hi Brenda, great card, love that village!! Thanks you so much for joining us at Craft Us Crazy's 3rd challenge! Good lock with the challenge. Hugs, Frea

  16. Three very beautiful cards Brenda, your brayering is just perfect.

    Its so lovely to see such different scenes on cards, very refreshing and inspirational.

    Hope you have a happy weekend!

    Keryn x

  17. Glad to hear you are able to craft again Brenda! Just don't overdo the keyboard stuff!! Love all of your cards but the PB one is my favourite, love yellow and daffodils! Thanks for joining us at OSAAT for our card for Mum challenge, good luck, love Jacky x

  18. Both lovely cards - I love the image in the first - really gorgeous!

    Love the colours in the second card and that lace is just fabulous!

    Thanks for joining our 'Card for Mum' challenge at One Stitch at a Time.

  19. oooh I love these scene cards, awesome ideas here!!!

    and simply adore the daffodil and saying, really beautiful!!!

  20. Glad to hear you're improving Brenda. Super cards, as always.
    hugs sarah x

  21. Great to see you back, Brenda, and with such lovely cards. Very clever the way you have echoed the church in the first picture, and the brayering is fabulous, but of course the daffodils are my favourite. xx

  22. wow wee! Mrs B, I'm a poet and didnt know it.
    sorry... these are all AMAZING, your back in a big way!
    lots of hugs chris xx

  23. Hi Brenda - such wonderful cards . Love the Daffodils.. so pretty.
    Got your email.. will ring SS this weekend to sort out
    Lisa x

  24. i am glad that it is going a bit better!

  25. Oh Brenda - these are all gorgeous, but I have to say I love the daffodils best - really beautiful. Thanks for sharing xx

  26. Wow Brenda, these are amazing and so elegant. Love the first one mostly, so serene xx

  27. Beautiful cards, thakyou for sharing one of them with us at TioT's.

  28. Hi Brenda so glad to hear you are still being a good girl, lol. I am loving these beautiful cards the brayering effects look stunning a wonderful selection.
    Lorraine x

  29. OMGosh Brenda, all sooo beautiful!

  30. OMG! Absolutely stunning!!! All your cards are gorgeous. Thank you so much for playing with us at OSAAT.
    Hugs Nataliya.

  31. Gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous Brenda love them all.
    Hugs Louise xx

  32. Hi Brenda, thanks for your lovely comment on my painting. The crackle is done with two layers of acrylic and pva in between. I used my Green glue as it works for me. Have a great day. Hugs Anesha

  33. So glad to see you back in action Brenda and these three cards are stunning.

    Love Lynda xxx

  34. A very pretty card hun! Thanks for joining in with our challenge of In The Garden at Wednesday's Creative Inspirations Challenge Blog! xxx

  35. Your cards are abolutely stunning! The sceneries look so realistic! Beautiful color combinations! Breathtaking work!

    Thanks so much for playing along with us at Craft Us Crazy. Hope you'll join us for the next challenge.

  36. WOW these are all lovely, I love working with a Brayer the effects are amazing, thanks for sharing and playing along on ~OSAAT~ this week Hazelxoxo

  37. It's wonderful to hear you are getting back on your feet, Brenda. We have missed your cheery self around blogland but glad you had your trust typists to hand. You must say a big thank you from us for keeping you in touch.
    It was also lovely and very much appreciated to have your lovely comments, but don't overdue things, we do understand.
    Your cards are gorgeous. I love the brayering, still haven't got round to breaking mine out of it's box yet!!
    Your daffs are beautiful too, I love the lace on it.
    Enjoy your weekend. I hope the sunshine has managed to break through in your neck of the woods, it's been beautiful here today.
    Hugs Lisax

  38. Really love the effects on your first card - peace and tranquility or what - could just do with a large dose of that! Glad you are improving and managing some precious craft time! Cheers Claire x
    p.s. and thanks again :)

  39. Beautiful set of cards !!!
    Thanks for sharing with us at One Stitch At A Time for our 'Card for mum ' challenge.
    Choccy xx

  40. such beautiful work!!!! Hugs Juls

  41. oh B these are gorgeous, they really are so very SPECIAL hugs chris xx

  42. Wow! Your cards are amazing... so realistic and beautiful!

    Thank you for participating in the Craft Us Crazy challenge!

  43. As I have always said your brayering is amazing and always so gorgeous.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

  44. Your daffodil card is so pretty and makes me yearn for spring even more. Love the coordinating paper. Thanks for joining us at Delightful Challenges.

  45. Such an adorable card. Glad you chose to share it with us at Scrapbook Sisters card challenge. xxx

  46. Such beautiful cards- Love the style of the water one. Thanks for joining our 'water' challenge at Cards for Men and good luck in the draw.
    Hugs, Alison x

  47. Oh, those daffodils are calling my name!



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