Tuesday, 29 November 2011

Jelly belly and a stormy sky




Good Morning, it's a wee bit blustery here and a coat colder, we had a minus 4 frost again which goes against the grain of what the weather men forecast.

I am still waiting for my test results, but we are close to the ten days they said and my tummy turns to jelly every time there is a phone call for me. I just hope they don't keep me waiting much longer because I just can't concentrate and everything I try and create ends up in the bin at the moment, so this is a share of a sample card I did for Stampalot a couple of weeks ago using the Andy Skinner A Winters Tale set.

I stamped the tree with black archival ink and brayered another in reverse for the reflection in the water................this tree is really a bit big for that technique I think as the water looks to be a bit excessive to me. Next I sponged Adirondack eggplant and sunset orange and TH tumbled glass and finally stamped Art Impression worker stamps along the shoreline.

Have a good day everyone and thank's for dropping by.

56 comments:

  1. What a beautiful card, there's nothing wrong with the water :o)
    I do hope you get your reasults very soon.....hugs
    Jackie xx

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  2. What a stunning card Brenda. Got me fingers crossed for your test results hunni.
    hugs
    Dawn xx

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  3. What a wonderful card. Sky is os perfect!

    With best wishes,
    Viktoria

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  4. wow, it´s a fantastic card...
    I think when I look to it, I can start to dream...

    Have a nice day
    Simi

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  5. I've been thinking the results must be soon, hope it's very soon now.I can imagine,too that you're binned efforts are better than my good ones!! Certainly this one is beautiful. Ruth x

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  6. These scenes are just beautiful, Brenda. So serene.
    The weather has definitely turned now hasn't it. I think we've been spoilt by the balmy temperatures, it was freezing yesterday.
    Hope your results are good when you finally get them
    Take care
    Hugs Lisax

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  7. I hope that you cat your resultst soon Brenda and that the results are good.
    Your card is MARVELOUS. love them very much. How you have made the schadow of the tree in the water, brilliant.
    Lovely greet
    Marja

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  8. A gorgeous card. I love the background.
    I hope you get the results soon.
    Take care,
    Nikki x

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  9. Good morning Brenda, how are you at the moment, we are all wellish, have had kiddies off with this and that and the poor computer has been very neglected, so thanks for the heads up will away and email now. hugs heidi x
    ps, I love the way you have created the reflection in this card and so does my hubby, he has been trying to take a photo like your card for ages hehe. xx

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  11. Hi Oh wow this is amzing such a fantasic technique I think it's perfect the reflection is just out of this world ! Hope you get your news soon ! Kitty ;0)

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  12. Hope you dont have to wait too much longer .. fingers crossed for you .
    I love this beautiful scene .. fabulous reflection
    Lisa x

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  13. I hope it won't be much longer for you to wait. Love that pink sun & the dark sky & your use of the worker stamps too. I think the water is fine - sometimes it's useful to have a larger expanse & this really provides a sense of distance beauitifully.
    Paula (PEP)

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  14. Your card it´s very nice, and original homemade, i like it ;)

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  15. oh hun this is just stunning,the reflection is just amazing really brilliant work hun,hope you get your results,soon hugs cherylxxxxx

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  16. What a cute card! the colors are beautiful and the detail of the reflection on water is the perfect accent!

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  17. Amazing ink work again Brenda you really are the queen of brayering - Barbara whatshername hasn't got a clue LOL
    You lured me into this post with the promise of Jelly Beans!!
    On a serious note, good luck with your results, you'll be fine Hunny
    Hugs Laurie xx

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  18. Absolutely stunning artwork - love your brayer technique, I always manage to get ink everywhere! lol

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  19. what a lovely card i really liked your technique showing the trees reflection...so gorgeous!!

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  20. Stunning! The colors are just great and they blend together so well. But the best thing has to be that reflection on the water ...awesome!
    Hope you get the results soon. Hugs from Finland, Eemeli

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  21. Well Brenda, youve done it again! This card is absolutely incredible. So pretty. I hope you get your results soon so you can relax a bit more. Fingers crossed they call this week. Lee x

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  22. Another stunning card Brenda.
    I really hope you get your results soon.
    Hugs
    Denise xx

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  23. This is beautiful Brenda - very atmospheric.
    Hugs, Clare xx

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  24. Really stunning card and such a beautiful scene you have created, love it
    Lindsay xx

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  25. Stunning card Brenda. You have created such a beautiful scene.
    Hope you get your results soon
    Mags
    x

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  26. Such a perfect card Brenda, I love it.
    Hugs Jacee

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  27. awsome reflection, love the colors !!!!
    Paula

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  28. this is lovely, hope you get your results soon x

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  29. Hi!! nice card! but... I don't understand how you did the reflect tree.

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  30. Очень красивая открытка! Сразу привлекла мое внимание. Здорово штампы использованы.

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  31. This is stunning, well done.
    Maureen.......x

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  32. OH WOW thats an amazing technique, how very cool!

    All the best Brenda, thinking of you xoxo

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  33. Thinking of you! This is another lovely card...bet the binned ones were too!
    R/

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  34. Very pretty card! Love the colours. :)

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  35. A gorgeous card!!! I love it!!!

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  36. Hi hun this is gorgeous I love the scene you have created its really beautiful.

    Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx
    Good luck with your test results hun

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  37. Another stunning scene, Brenda. Gorgeous! I'll be keeping my fingers crossed for you. Great big hugs xxx

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  38. Great scene Brenda. Here's hoping you get positive results. I'll keep my fingers crossed for you. xx

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  39. Stunning card Brenda, you make such wonderful scenes and this is no exception.

    Fingers crossed for your results.

    Kat xx

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  40. Hi,
    Just stopped by to see how you're doing.
    Take care!
    Gr.Jolanda.

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  41. Amazing work... you got yourself a new fan :)

    Best wishes,

    ~Ivy~

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  42. hi brenda
    you stamped the tree with black archival ink and brayered another in reverse for the reflection in the water..........how you did this. its amazing .a good n classy work.it came out so good it is giving photograffic look .love it
    megha
    http://meghanuj01.blogspot.com/

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  43. I love the serenity of this card! Very peaceful!

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  44. beautiful card!!! Love how you have done the reflection! Hugs Juls

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  45. Stunning card Brenda, love the reflection and gorgeous colours x

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  46. Absolutely beautiful card Brenda.Great reflection.Thinking of you.Love Debbie x

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  47. What a lovely card. I love the image. TFS.

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  48. I totally love this card! A great job on the reflection! TFS! Mimi

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  49. awesome shadow, the best one i have ever seen. great job. keep posting ans sahring such beautiful ideas. :)
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  50. Lovely idea and you are being so generous again. I suspect that if you planted the tree further back so that just the canopy is reflected you would prefer the result! sorry just one of my little thoughts.

    Its the week-end so you can relax now if the phone rings and take heart the longer the wait the better in these circumstances XOXO Zoe

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  51. I love your colour work on your cards!

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  52. Your cards are all super stunning and it amazes me still at all the effects you do, pure artistic creations, love it!!
    ps: the water looks fine to me, stop stressing, sending humungus hugs your way........:))
    lotsa luv

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