Saturday, 30 July 2011

Handbags and Haribo's


Still reliant of the help of Mr Blogger, so hopefully today will be Saturday and time for our new challenge at Allsorts where Amanda is our hostess with the mostest for our final Free and Easy July theme.

Today we are scheduled to be in Kusadasi in Turkey, home of all things designer........fake 'labels' that is, so there will be some serious shopping going on here and that little Prada number I bought for £15 last visit needs replacing. And what are the children looking forward to here.........the Haribo shop, last week we had a whole evening re-living their previous visit...........it is a rather large shop dedicated purely to those chewy sweets, but I ask you Haribo's when you have travelled half way round Europe to get there.


So my cards, the one above so so simple that all I can tell you is I used some scraps of DP to create a border punched with Martha Stewart doily lace, made a flower out of organza ribbon and some leaves punched with another MS punch. The sentiment is Penny Black 4071F.

And the one at the top of my post uses several Hero Art stamps, TH inks dusky concorde, peeled paint and marigold. The card itself was created using Grand Nesties labels four.

23 comments:

  1. Such gorgeous cards. I hope you are having an amazing time away. Lee x

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  2. Both cards are lovely! I love the organza ribbon flower. Could you share how you made it when you get back.
    Blessings Bernie

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  3. wow dear,
    what a beautiful card!! like all the flowers... such a deramy soft image! =)
    hugs
    Sadia

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  4. Hi Brenda, I can see now how you were so busy before you left, getting all these ready to leave. These are beautiful! That's a lovely border punch on the 2nd one, Ruth x

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  5. Gorgeous cards Brenda and a Haribo shop, shhhh, don't tell my boys! x

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  6. Stunning cards Brenda, I love the colour combo and shape of first one and the flower on the second is gorgeous!
    LOve Nicola xxx

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  7. Both delightful & I love the way you move from a multi-design to a CAS, & carry both. I particularly like the top one with the layered stamping complemented so well by your layering.
    Enjoy the Haribo dream.......... & hope you replace the Prada OK.
    Paula (PEP)

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  8. It's a long way to go for some Haribo's, loving that flower Brenda, it's stunning and both makes are truly gorgeous.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

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  9. Beautiful cards Brenda. Love that red organza ribbon flower on the second one. I have a feeling my family would be wanting to visit the Haribo shop too lol!

    Hope you're having a lovely relaxing holiday.

    Kat xx

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  10. Hi I love the simplicity but yet how effective your idea are. The second one is my favourite ! I love the colours and the flower is so pretty ! A shop full of haribo's wow I like the little teddy bears lol. Hope you bought a gorgeous bag !! Kitty ;0)

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  11. oh 2 brilliant cards hun,just love the detail you always add to your cards brilliant hugs cherylxx

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  12. Gorgeous cards again Brenda, you never cease to amaze me!
    Hugs Jacee

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  13. Two gorgeous cards Brenda.
    Love the shape of your 1st one x

    hugs sally x
    sallysbitz.blogspot.com

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  14. Absolutely gorgeous cards Brenda!

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  15. Amo seus cartões!!!
    Beijos querida!

    CaroL

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  16. Your cards are simply beautiful Brenda. Love the foliage stamp you have used on that first card.

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  17. Hope your having a wonderful time Brenda, these are absolutely gorgeous. I love how you created the scene, so pretty xXx
    Vicky

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  18. Brenda, your both card is very beautiful, well it is very simple and looks attractive. I like the foliage stamp you have used on that first card. It is pretty.

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  19. These are both so beautiful!

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  20. These are both so beautiful i really like it...

    Scratch Cards
    clear business cards

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  21. How simple way you create spectacular design in white paper. I impress with your peerless creation also advice to my sister, include this same art work in your school studies.

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  22. Four layers with perfect cutting work, I never used this style. Looks gorgeous and those ribbon and texture is perfect. These both are my favorite.

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