Saturday, 21 May 2011

Happy Birthday Allsorts


It's our second Birthday at Allsorts, it's almost impossible to believe as the time seems to have Flown by so quickly. The challenge has become such a success and that has only been made possible because of all you lovely peeps who join us every week.

So as you have probably guessed, we have a Blog Hop for you. All the details are on the challenge blog here so please do pop over and join in the Fun.

And it is also my turn to host the theme this week and I have some photo inspiration For you above. My take on it has been created with a stamp set from Joanna Sheen, with some masking, decoupaging and colouring with Aquamerkers.

My letter clue is hidden in this post, well not too hidden I hope. You should have arrived here From Fleur's blog and next you move on to Helene's blog. Happy hunting.

And here's what on oFfer for the lucky winner Mr Random org., selects from those who leave a comment on this post between now and 6pm Friday 27th May.

I will be back from Edinburgh Monday evening and will catch up with you all again then.


68 comments:

  1. what a pretty card Brenda - love the lilac shades and the way you used the shells as the stopper on your easel
    Have a good time in Edinburgh
    Lisa x

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  2. super wonderful card dear, I love the 3D effect, it's great!! And it is really like being at the beach! =) (where I'm going streight the way now!!! =)))))) )
    Warm hugs!!!
    Sadia

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  3. What a beautiful nostalgia card :o)
    Jackie xx

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  4. beautiful card, gorgeous image, I love the soft colours and the shell detail is just the perfect finishing touch! Hugs Juls

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  5. Beautiful card. Can't see where to leave the blog hop link though? Is it just me? Jx

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  6. Morning B. Haven't called along the hop yet,will try later. Had to call by to leave you some love,your card today is BETTER than AMAZING! Hope your fighting fit,Julie x

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  7. Lovely soft colours on your card and the shells are a lovely touch, hugs Sara x

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  8. Gorgeous card, the 3d effect is stunning, love it.xx

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  9. wow- wonderful image and card!
    Elborgi

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  10. Happy Birthday to allsorts! Wow, lovely creations so far and yours is stunning too Brenda. Love the real look of seashore life on the easel. Wishing you a super weekend! Ruby x

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  11. Gorgeous card, I love the colours and your coloring is fantastic
    Louise

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  12. Hi Brenda, This is a stunning card, I love the scene you've chosen - and such a great theme for the challenge. Have a great tie in Edinburgh, Hugs, Teresa xx

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  13. Gosh - your card is beautiful! Love the colors.

    -Wenche

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  14. Hi Brenda, love the colours and the images,the shells as a stopper is great .Have fun,hugs
    doreen

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  15. Gorgeous card! Love the colours you ave used!! Thanks for a chance to win!! Hugs xx

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  16. absolutely gorgeous seaside card, you did this beautifull Brenda, love your work!

    all the best with the hop!

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  17. Your card is just delightful Brenda - what a beautiful image.

    Love Lynda xxx

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  18. What a fabulous card and a brilliant take on the inspiration photo, love it! Happy Birthday Allsorts. CoB

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  19. Incredible card! Great work with the 3-D effect. Love the colors you chose. Such a great take on the inspiration photo. Yummy! Happy Blogversary to the whole team!

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  20. Thisis lovely Brenda, as usual, colours are great, hugs heidi x

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  21. Lovely card! Love the colours!

    Hugs Lindha

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  22. What a beautidul card. I love those Joanna Sheen stamps that you have used. Gorgeous.

    - Rhynah

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  23. Wow very lovely a card
    I like to see your work

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  24. Love this card its stunning, Thanks for sharing. Hazelxox

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  25. What a fantastic card Brenda, I adore that image!
    Hugs Jacee

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  26. Gorgeous image - such an elegant card.

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  27. What an absolutely amazing card - I love those shells! Hugs, Claire x

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  28. Gorgeous card Brenda, what a wonderful scene - who wouldn't want to be by the sea looking at this! Beautifully soft colours, great shaped easel and those shells just finish it off perfectly
    Love Nicola xxx

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  29. Such a pretty card - love the purples!

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  30. Hi Brenda,
    I just love this card, its fabulous with a capitol F!!!!
    You have been busy, loads of cards for me to ooooh and aaaaah at :)
    Hugs
    Mandy

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  31. Congrats on two years at Allsorts. This is such a fun card...actually your sentiment "Simply Fabulous" says it all. :-)

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  32. Love the color purple!! Beautifully done Brenda.

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  33. I love the softness of your card.

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  34. Beautiful card! I love the images.

    Jen

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  35. Such a gorgeous card, love the lilac shades and the seashells
    Louise xx

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  36. Wonderful card Brenda, the seashells look amazing!

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  37. What a fab card and i love the idea of putting shells on it! just reminds me of getting sand between the toes!
    Sally

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  38. Lovely card Brenda - the shells a great addition! Enjoy Edinburgh! Cheers Claire x

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  39. What a perfect card for this photo inspiration (or is that the other way round?!) I love everything about this card; the image, the colours the details, thanks for sharing, Thanks also for the chance at the candy, Donna (http://craftdeedonna.blogspot.com/)

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  40. Love the way you used the shells!!
    sew_great at hotmail dot com

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  41. Fab card I love easel cards and the shape of this one is just lovely and the lil shells are so cute hugs xxxx

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  42. Love your card and the shells on it.
    My DD has just been to Edinburgh for the weekend to find a room as she is planning to go there to write her Masters Dissertation!
    Jack xx

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  43. Beautiful card Brenda, love the seashells and the image, makes me wish I lived nearer the sea. Hope you have a lovely time in Edinburgh xxx

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  44. Hi Brenda. I love the pastel shades of this card. Hope you have a lovely time in Edinburgh x

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  45. I've just been having a browse, Brenda. I always marvel at your beautiful creations. I think my favourite one this week is the swan from your previous post - EXQUISITE!!
    Hope you are keeping well.
    Lesley x

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  46. An absolutely beautiful card. I love the use of the shells as the easel stoppers.

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  47. Such a beautiful card with stunning colouring hugs linda x

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  48. Brenda what a fabulous cards. love them both. beautiful colouring. love the beach card.
    Gr. Marja

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  49. This is delightful - those shells with the ribbon ruffles (echoing waves brilliantly) just utterly atmospheric. The soft colours are very atmospheric & I love that sky with the birds & the cloud detail.
    Hope everything has gone well with the Edinburgh trip.
    Paula (PEP)

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  50. Beautiful easel card! Love the pretty lilac colors and the pretty shells you've used as the stopper! Great idea!
    Happy Birthday to Allsorts and the DT!

    Hugs, Cami

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  51. You make beautiful cards!!! Happy Birthday to the team!

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  52. How delicate this card! I like the different levels! and that image is beautiful!
    Have a nice day!

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  53. Happy 2nd Birthday, and what a stunning card, love the whole card design and the images are fabulous. with hugs Shirleyxxxx

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  54. lovely card - love the way you've used the border punch!
    kathleen mc xx

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  55. A gorgeous creation brenda. love your choice of stamp. Great hop too.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

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  56. Just my sort of card. I love it. Now for some more blog hopping!

    Linda H

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  57. Gorgeous card Brenda ,,, I love this image ,,, it IS fabulous and the shells are perfect :-)

    luv
    Lols x x x

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  58. oops ,,, pressed too soon :-) Happy Birthday :-)

    luv
    Lols x x x

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  59. Uau! beutiful!!!!!!!!! it'a amazing card!

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  60. What a beautiful card! I love the seashells and the 3D effect.

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  61. Oh, that purple card is soo beautiful!

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  62. WoooowWWwww beautiful cards!

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  63. LOVE this! The image looks fantastic popped up. I love how you added the ribbon and those sea shells make the perfect "holder"!

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  64. Such a wonderful card!
    Love the fab details and the pop up :)
    Hugs from Maya
    (Here is my card for the challenge;
    http://mayas-hobbyblogg.blogspot.com/2011/05/guest-designer-pennys-paper-crafty.html )

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  65. Great card and challenge as always. Tracy xx

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  66. Very nice colors, I want to be at the seaside now! :)

    annabell_lee_dk (at) yahoo.com

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  67. Wow! This card is just beautiful! I love the way you have popped the girls out and the shells are gorgeous!

    Arabella

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