Saturday, 25 February 2012

Spring Dance



This month seems to have flown by and already it's the fourth and last week of our Free and Easy February at Allsorts and my teamie Emma's turn to host the challenge.

Things remain slow going here and am having still to rely on my wheelchair so not been far at all, if you've ever tried packing one into the boot of an MX5 you will understand why. Hubby' really good and happy to take me out in his car weekends when he's not at work, but somehow the will to shop has evaded me lately. And no way am I going anywhere Sunday, my boys in red are playing Cardiff at Wembley in the Carling Cup final so it would take wild horses to shift me from the TV that day. 

Now for my DT card this week, one I did a few weeks ago when I was playing with new release Hero stamps and one of the samples I did for Sir Stampalot using Hero Arts K5540 Spring Dance. I love working with silhouette stamps and this ones lends it's self to the simplicity of a brayered background using Adirondack raspberry and lettuce, then matting and layering using Scribble Scrabble DP and Nesties labels 23. The roses are a Marianne die, the swirl Memory Box and the little birdie inked and covered in Glossy Accents, was in a bag of chipboard ones given to me by a crafty friend at Christmas.

Whatever you have planned, have a good weekend and my thanks for your visit.

47 comments:

  1. Superb card, I love the silhouette scene :o)
    Jackie xx

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  2. My plans have changed and I am home after all this weekend so get to watch the match, yeh, come on L'pool!
    Great card as always, and I hope things pick up for you soon so you can get out and about more. Hugs in hope!! Helen.

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  3. Fab card Brenda
    Love the shape and the striking colour combo.
    Have a wonderful weekend.
    Debs xx

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  4. Oh Brenda, hope you get your mobility back super fast. Your card is absolutely stunning, love the image and soft colours x

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  5. Pretty story about the springtime ))))

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  6. Wonderful and lovely scene. beautiful combination with the frames and flowers Brenda.
    Lovely greet and nice weekend
    Marja

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  7. that stamp is absolutely fantastic!!

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  8. A beautiful card. I love the image and the colours are fab.
    Nikki x

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  9. Very beautiful Brenda. I love background you made and stamp is fantastic. Have a great weekend. Lily Anuska

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  10. Lovely card, well done.
    Maureen........x

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  11. Hello Brenda. ABSOLUTELY STUNNING as always. Beautiful design and colour combination too. Your stamp is fabulous and I adore your flowers.
    Hope you are keeping well and looking after yourself.
    Thank you for always coming to visit my blog and leaving lovely comments too, I appreciate it very much, as I know how busy you are. Thank you.
    Love Sandra xxxx

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  12. Beautiful card I love the shape & the colours are so pretty.

    Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

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  13. I love that little bird - it's such a lovely creation this it almost had me in tears (silly creature that I am). Anyhow before I get the keyboard all wet ........ love the terrific way you have centred that stamp in the middle of the scallop & the way those swirls under the roses pick up the swirls in the stamp. Just a beauty,
    Take care & enjoy Sunday.
    Much love
    Paula (PEP)

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  14. Super card, love the shape. Hope things improve for you soon. Hugs Anesha

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  15. Love the silhouette and the way you layered it. Really beautiful. (A very dear friend of mine also has MS so understand a little bit.)

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  16. Lovely card, love the shape and the image you've used. Gorgeous flowers too. xx

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  17. oh Hun adore the shape of this card,and just love that really beautiful image,hugs Cherylxxxx

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  18. Hi Brenda what a lovely card, love the silhoutte and the design is stunning. hugs Shirleyxxxx

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  19. HI Brenda - sorry things are going slowly.. we are not the most patient are we ?? Sending you lots of love.
    This card is fabulous . i love the shape and Silhouettes are a favourite of mine too
    Lisa x

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  20. a fabulous card Brenda, I love the layered shapes and silhouette image is just darling! enjoy your weekend. hugs, annie x

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  21. Lots of virtual hugs for you . Fabby card. Love the multiple layers of the nesties. hugs Mrs A.

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  22. Oh just beautiful ! So delicate creation !
    xxx

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  23. A beautiful card with a happy scene. Very uplifting! I love the unusual colour scheme , Ruth x

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  24. Gorgeous card! Love it very much!

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  25. What a charming image and I love the colour combo. xx

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  26. Beautiful card hun I love that clever flower die that looks so nice!!

    thanks for your well wishes this morning, Jack team won both their matches today they had a blinder lol! have a great weeked

    Em xxx

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  27. Your card is stunningly beautiful Brenda, I love the colours and the silhouette scene and the flowers and flourishes are gorgeous. Sorry to hear that you are not feeling too good at the moment, I will be hoping for brighter days for you
    Lindsay xx

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  28. Hi Brenda this cards is so stunning...love the colours and the shape. Sorry to hear you aren't as mobile at the moment. Thanks for your comment over my way. I haven't forgotten you my right arm has been sore. Have been getting Bowen Treatment. It is tennis elbow and yes, I do play tennis but not enough to cause this. Another name they give it these days is 'Mouse Elbow' and yes I use the computer a lot lot more. :-) However, the last two weeks I cut right back. So the arm is on the improve and I can slowly visit a few favourite blogs. Take care Brenda.

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  29. Lovely card! That brayered background with the masked sun is so effective with the silhouette image and you've matched the DP color perfectly!
    -Ann M
    http://cardsbyann.wordpress.com

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  30. A lovely card B. Have a great weekend,
    BIG HUGZ Fleur xXx

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  31. This is just awesome Brenda - so atmospheric and gorgeous colours. Really stylish! :)

    hugs

    xxalisonxx

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  32. Hi Brenda, this is just stunning! Love the background and the edges and colors just pop! Very elegant!
    Crafty Hugs,
    Pendra

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  33. Goegeous and original!
    aureliaeugenia

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  34. hiya sweetie
    i just love the color combo
    what a gorgeous image is that sweetie
    your card is awesome hunni
    hugs angelique

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  35. This is fab, I love the stamp
    Tags xxx

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  36. Awesome card. I love the shape and the coloring is amazing.

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  37. Just beautiful, I really love those large dies that you use but have not invested in a bigger machine yet, just got my little Bug! Love the silhouette too, always so beautiful when you make this kind of card. Hope you weren't hopping out of your seat too much, what with the penalty shoot out!!

    Hugs
    Brenda

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  38. do not remind me how fast this year is going Ms Brenda!! Lol!

    I love this silhouette image and the brayering! The flourish and roses are brilliant too!

    Wishing you a great new week xoxo

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  39. Hi Brenda,really lovely card, nestie shapes and that wonderful rose die is absolutely stunning! Wishing you all the best. Ruby x

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  40. WOW this is stunning love all the layering up...fabulous image..

    Anne

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