Saturday, 6 August 2011

Seeing Red


Still reliant on the good nature of Mr Blogger and hoping this pops up as scheduled, but (boo hoo) we are now on the last leg of our holiday on route to Paris where we are spending a few days before arriving home this coming week.

Helene would like us to Make a Red Card at Allsorts this week, so it's poppies from me again in the form of Hero Arts CL449. I masked the top and bottom of my card, then stamped Hero Arts S5316 silhouette grass with TH sage, then stamped the poppies with Adirondack dye ink red pepper. With the masks still in place, I lightly sponged the top and bottom edges with the same ink.

On a piece of plain smooth cardstock I stamped the poppies several times with versamark and embossed with detail clear and then brayered over the whole piece from which I cut out several poppies to decoupaged and also the panel. The sentiment is Darkroom Door.



37 comments:

  1. wow dear
    this card is amazing... as you know I love poppies, and this stamp is so beautiful... and the color combo is great: red is my favourite color... I would be so totaly happy with such a card for my birthday!! =)))))
    hugs
    sadi

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  2. wow Brenda totally gorgeous!!!!!

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  3. Beautiful work...I love the three rows of poppies. Hope the Paris trip is good.

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  4. Just gorgeous, I hope you enjoy Paris.
    Linbyx

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  5. WoW... Jest cudowna!!

    Zapraszam na licytacje od 1zł na www.licytowanki.blogspot.com

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  6. WOW adorable ... so beautiful Brenda

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  7. Wowww, what beautiful. Lovely stamp.

    Hugs Astrid.

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  8. Ah B. that is really classically beautiful, and sorry homeward bound but still your own bed is pretty good at the end of a trip away! God's blessing, Shaz in Oz.x

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  9. A stunning use of the red & white with masterful use of red's complementary green - terrifically subtley effective (can you tell it excited me?). Love the play with red & white reversing - just utterly intriguing & inspiring example. Thank you so much.
    Paula (PEP)

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  10. Great card. Hope you are enjoying Paris. :)

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  11. Gorgeous card Brenda, so striking with only 2 colours. Enjoy Paris, hope you have time to pop in the Musee d'Orsay, a stunning gallery/museum x

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  12. Stunning card, perfect subject - and colour, lol! Hope you enjoy the rest of your holiday, safe travel home!

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  13. Such a beautiful card Brenda! My favourite of flowers so Im slightly biased!

    I do hope you're enjoying your holiday!

    Keryn x

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  14. Brenda this is such a gorgeous card,I love it. Lee xx

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  15. Just gorgeous! I hope you enjoy Paris.
    Blessings Bernie

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  16. How lovely Brenda, those Poppies look amazing!
    Hugs Jacee

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  17. Stunning card Brenda. I love poppies and this is ne of my favourite stamps eve.

    Hope your holiday is still going well.

    Kat xx

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  18. RED is my favourite colour so I obviously adore this card. It's so gorgeous brenda.

    I love Paris, but my hubby doesn't, so don't think i'll be going again. Hope you have a wonderful time there.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

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  19. Stunning card, love the way you did it. Have fun in Paris. While you'll be sad when the holiday is over bet you'll be glad to get home again.
    R/

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  20. Hi Brenda, I do so hope youve had a wonderful holiday and that you are feeling a lot more refreshed. Stunning card love the whole card design. hugs Shirleyxxx

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  21. Another beautiful card Brenda - Mr Blogger is really behaving himself! Have a wonderful time in Paris - hugs, Sylvia xxx

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  22. I love poppies and have this stamp but not usedd it yet. I will be now:) Thank you for the inspiration.

    Sheilagh

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  23. Beautiful card and I can't wait to see photos of your vacation!!!! TFS
    Hugs

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  24. This is such a beautiful card, I really love the colour.

    Jill
    Christmas Pie Crafts

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  25. Hi Brenda
    very pretty card, sound's like a lot of work has gone into making it (well worth it though).
    Hugs
    Sandra (craftynan)

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  26. So gorgeous! I love poppies and your card is wonderful. Love that stamp.

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  27. Brilliant card Luv Sue x

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  28. Really beautiful, so lovely darling!! Such an amazing work,I have not words to describe it!

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  29. Oooh I really like this card, love that poppy stamp and it works so well that.
    Kim xXx

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  30. Fab card - love those poppies - you've done a fab job as always! x

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  31. Amazing card - fantastic job of the layering and the poppies looks gorgeous!

    Sorry to hear about your 'not so welcome' arrival home - how awful and I bet the smell was just terrible - ick! Hope that your jewellery will be returned - you must be so upset about it. I am sure that having Mr Linky go nuts was the last straw - but here's hoping that all is OK with Mr Linky now.

    {{hugs}}
    Jocelyn

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