Wednesday, 18 May 2011

Animal Spirit amazing stamps


Hiyya Peeps, I've got some Stampalot samples again but something a bit different card wise using some stamps with absolutely amazing artwork. They are called Animal Spirit designed by Sue Coccia for Earth Art International and you can find them here.

I also need to let you know that the long awaited re-stocks of TH tattered floral have landed and you will find them here and also the new Tilda Sweet Rainbow range are presently being uploaded.


This picture is a close up of just one element within the swan stamp so you can appreciate the incredible detail within each one. I stamped with versfaine black and embossed with detail clear and then coloured with Copics. The DP is from the new Bo Bunny range. I am still very much at the experimental stage trying to decided which elements need picking out to give best effect.

Also a reminder to you all that Saturday is Allsorts second Birthday and we have some special celebrations and prizes to share. Now I know this is totally bad timing on my part as it's my turn to host the challenge and I am in Edinburgh for a long weekend as three of the children are running the marathon.....well should be lurking injuries allowing.
So I have scheduled all the posts and am keeping everything crossed that Blogger's in a good mood and does not throw a hissy fit like last weekend.

The butterfly stamps from the same Animal Spirit range, stamped and coloured in exactly the same way as my top card, but this time I added two coats of UTEE after colouring and it worked beautifully.

44 comments:

  1. The card with the butterfly most of all was pleasant! Beauty!

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  2. hi dear, gorgeous cards!!!!
    both so nice, and so smart!! =)
    hugs
    sadia

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  3. oh wow - they look fab.. and even though i don't like birds .. i see swans in a different light lol
    Lisa x

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  4. дуже гарні листівки, особливо друга. ))) обожнюю метеликів

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  5. Wow Brenda, these are just AMAZING. How detailed and very effective on a card.
    Hope you are keeping well and thank you for visiting my blog. You take care and happy crafting.
    With love, sandra xx

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  6. These are amazing Brenda. I love the stamps, they are so different.
    You must be very proud of your children.
    Hugs, Clare x

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  7. Здорово! Интересная идея.

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  8. just gorgeous!!! the detail in those stamps is just amazing!!! HUgs Juls

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  9. These are just beautiful.

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  10. How beautiful Brenda, such gorgeous cards, you just keep on amazing me!!
    Hugs Jacee

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  11. Beautiful Swan and butterfly,nice details!!!
    Paula

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  12. this is amazing cards,Brenda!Love the butterfly:)
    Awsome!!
    Have a great week!
    HUgs,Kari :9

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  13. Gorgeous buttefly!! Have a great time in Edinburgh - somewhere I would love to visit. Hope we finish off the season with a win on Sunday!!

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  14. Hi Brenda, hope you are keeping well,Two fabulous cards love the buuterfly...

    Babs x

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  15. Brenda these are gorgeous! I think my fav is the swan.

    Hugs,
    Dianne
    http://mypaperhugs.blogspot.com/

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  16. Hi B,
    gorgeous cards as the previous ones too,
    happy sportive weekend;-))m

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  17. Beautiful cards Brenda. These images are amazing, must check them out.

    Hope you enjoy your visit to Edinburgh. It's a beautiful city with lots to see and do. I haven't been there for ages. I can remember being taken there when I was little.(We lived between Edinburgh and Glasgow.)

    Take care,

    Kat xx

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  18. Absolutely gorgeous cards Brenda - hope you have a great weekend with the kids.

    Love Lynda xxx

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  19. Wow, Brenda! These are amazing! Hope you have a good weekend and the weather is better than it has been today!

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  20. OH WOWSERS

    These are some intricite images you coloured beautifully!

    The style and layout are great, you did amazing here!

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  21. So happy to have stumbled upon your creative talents. You do amazing work. I love the look of your blog, too. You can tell you are dedicated to the arts to take such time to pay attention to such detail.
    Happy to be a new follower and look forward to stalking you frequently . . . LOL :O)
    Smilez
    Jessica

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  22. Hope all goes well with the Marathon runs. As for the stamps - stunning & I love how you have used the butterfly to tie in with the patterned paper. The swan is delightful. The intricacy of the patterning is eye-catching & I love how you have used that in two different ways.
    Take care with the travelling etc.....
    Paula (PEP)

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  23. Fantastic!! Those stamps are so lovely and you colouring is beautiful!

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  24. Wow what a fab job you have done with the stamps Brenda just gorgeous.
    Hugs Louise xx

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  25. Brenda these are gorgeous, so unusual....love those stamps x

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  26. Wow, stunning cards Brenda, you have such a knack with colour x

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  27. Wow...these are beautiful stamps and I love the colouring you have done on them. Wonderful cards Brenda. Thanks so much for visiting over my way. I really appreciate your comments and time.

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  28. Beautiful cards B. especially the butterfly one love Shaz in Oz.x

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  29. Wonderful butterfly! Lovely colours!

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  30. These are gorgeous cards. I love the images - so detailed.
    Nikki x

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  31. wow Brenda these are just beautiful. I love how you raised the frame on the first one - great inspiration as always.
    Linbyx

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  32. Both are beautiful!The stamps are gorgeous but I think the swan's my favourite.

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  33. When I fist opened you page this morning Brenda I thought you'd paper pieced the swan. It wasn't till I read you post I realised you'd coloured all the wonderful details.
    Two fantastic cards, love the butterfly esepcially.
    Anne x

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  34. Both cards are so fabulous, love the Butterfly.xx

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  35. Wow Brenda what a fabulous idea using paper piecing on your images they look stunning. with hugs Shirleyxx

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  36. Thanks for the close up photos Brenda. You are right. There is an extreme amount of detail in those images. Beautiful coloring!

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  37. You used some very beautiful stamps on these lovely cards!

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  38. Beautiful cards. I just love the look of your blog background and header. Very gorgeous.

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  39. Beautiful, beautiful cards!
    I loved!

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  40. Brenda I don't comment on each post as I would run out of words that say 'absolutely fabulous' but I do look at each creation. YOu are sooooooo talented and each card gives us all such inspiration.
    Thank you so much for sharing.
    Ann xxx

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  41. What creative art this is, Brenda I absolutely adore that butterfly! Ruby x

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  42. Those stamps are amazing. Your work is just lovely - as always!

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  43. I think this animal cards are so beautifull! I like them very much. It must take a lot of time to color them but it is definitely worth it!
    Keep up the good work!
    Charlotte

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