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:

Марина_Кривчун said...

Очень красивая)))

Domka said...

It's a fantastic card!

Jackie said...

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

Helen said...

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.

Debs said...

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

Sarah said...

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

Loskutok said...

Pretty story about the springtime ))))

alexa_tj said...

I like this card)

Marja's Stamp Addiction en Marja's Creativity said...

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

Mummylade said...

that stamp is absolutely fantastic!!

Nikbee said...

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

Lily Anuska said...

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

Maureen said...

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

Rose Petal said...

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

Vicky said...

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

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

Paula (PEP) said...

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)

Anesha said...

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

Riette said...

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.)

Del said...

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

Cheryl said...

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

Nannieflash said...

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

Lisa Jane said...

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

Annie said...

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

Mrs A. said...

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

Lau W said...

Oh just beautiful ! So delicate creation !
xxx

Rhonda Miller said...

This is gorgeous.

Ruth said...

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

Mieke said...

Gorgeous card! Love it very much!

Wendy Fraser said...

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

Izzi said...

spring spring spring :)))

Emma (metalicbutterfly) said...

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

Lindsay Craftymonster81 said...

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

Merry said...

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.

cardsbyann said...

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

Fleur said...

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

xxxtglxxx said...

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

hugs

xxalisonxx

Hilde Larsen aka. Tindaloo said...

lovely card, and such a great silhouette!

Pendra said...

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

dororosa said...

very wonderfull,elegant

aureliaeugenia said...

Goegeous and original!
aureliaeugenia

angelique (anlou) said...

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

Tags said...

This is fab, I love the stamp
Tags xxx

Designing with Debbie said...

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

butlersabroad said...

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

Annmaree (Emu) said...

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

ribenaruby said...

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

Stamps and Paper said...

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

Anne

 
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