Saturday, 26 October 2013

Treemendous and Saturday candy



Good Morning Peeps, over at Allsorts this week it's my turn to host the theme so I have decided on Treemendous.......basically your spin on using some sort of tree on your work be it a Christmas Tree, a landscape or anything else that takes your fancy. Our sponsors this week are DigiDarla and PPR Papercrafts.

Two from me today, as I wanted to do something with the new Anna Griffin Winter Wonderland cartridge from Cricut which from this week is available to buy in the UK and to coincide with it's release over here there is a really special deal on the Cricut Mini.................you can buy one from Hobbycraft for just £99, how good is that. Both the Reindeer and trees are from the new cartridge and the sentiment is Penny Black. I would like to enter:


Graphit - Alternative Christmas colours
Scrappinf4fun - Holiday/Christmas
Aud Sentiments - Christmas sentiments

My second card below is yet another I had created well in advance using a favourite tree from an Andy Skinner set stamped with sepia archival ink and there had to be a fence or two so I used both the left and right fence images from Sutter Stamps, masked a sun and used Pan Pastels to create the sky and hills and added some birds.  The two little bunnies are Lavinia and the corner leaves are the Three Fall leaf trio from DigiDarla which I printed, cut out and sprayed with Dylusions. I would like to enter this into:

Bloggers - Autumn
Sweet Stampin - Wood trees and leaves


Now for the winner of last weeks candy who is Dot (miles away in Aussie where Summer is on it's way !), please mail me with your full name and postal addy so I post off your goodies.

And this week  I have a set of cute cat stamps, some gems and pack of doilies.

Same rules as usual....................
  • Add the Saturday Candy logo from my sidebar to your sidebar (not this picture)
  • Be a follower of my blog
  • A random winner will be selected from all comments left on my blog between now and Friday, so two comments during the week two chances of winning and so on.
  • The winner will be announced next Saturday
I hope you all have a good weekend whatever you have planned.

93 comments:

  1. Your cards are really tremendous Brenda, love the running deer especially. Have a good weekend and take care if this storm arrives x

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  2. Your cards are really tremendous Brenda, love the running deer especially. Have a good weekend and take care if this storm arrives x

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  3. I made some cards last year very similar to your top one, fab and love the scene on the one below, the little bunnies are so cute. I just got a new tree die so look forward to playing along x

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  4. Lovely scenery card. Great color in the sky and fabulous leaves. Your little rabbits made me smile :-)
    xxx Marianne

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  5. Nice challenge and amazing cards...both of them. Giving me a christmas feeling already :)

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  6. Gorgeous cards Brenda. Such beautiful designs. I especially love the images and colours on your second card.
    Sue xx

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  7. ooo Brenda,
    Lovelly cards you made and they are perfect for my father/hunter (you know What I mean) :-)))
    Hugs. Andreja

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  8. Two fabulous cards Brenda. The reindeer look brilliant on their white glittery background and i love the scene and those cute little rabbits.
    Have a lovely weekend
    Lorraine x

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  9. 2 Beautiful cards Brenda, I have the Andy skinner stamp set so will give that one a whirl, thank you for all your inspiration and I do feel for you suffering with your back problems

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  10. Two superb cards again, Brenda.
    A beautiful, elegant Christmas card - love the touches of glitter.
    Such a wonderful sepia scene, gorgeous leaves - a lovely design
    Take care, Brenda and have a lovely weekend

    x

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  11. What nice both cards, Brenda!

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  12. two fabulous cards, love them both;-))m

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  13. wow! Brenda I love these winter cards! The first one is very elegant and breathes with cold. Great job!

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  14. two beautiful cards Brenda - love the diecuts in the first one and the second one is just stunning - love it xx

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  15. Two beautiful cards Brenda. Must say that the first one is my favourite. Love the sparkle and the little scene. Well done to Dot.
    Mags
    x

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  16. Gorgeous card, lovely stamps. Hugs,moni

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  17. Two very beautiful cards Brenda.
    Blessings Elly

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  18. Super cute cards! This combination of stamps on the second card is so gorgeous....

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  19. Gorgeous cards, I love the colouring on your bunny one :)

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  20. Two lovelt cards Brenda....love the deer on your Christmas card and another fabulous scenic card..
    have a good weekend

    Anne

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  21. Both cards are so gorgeous Brenda, I wouldn't like to choose a favourite :o)
    Jackie xx

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  22. absolutely stunning Brenda, have a lovely weekend

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  23. Hi Brenda, love both your cards, esp the second with the awesome background and lovely tree image !! thanks for a chance at some crafting goodies !!

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  24. Gorgeous cards, Brenda! Now fancy you choosing a theme of trees!!! I will let you know when the next meeting of Tree stampaholics anonymous is, lol! Off to look at the new trees I got at Doncaster now. Hope you are okay and feeling a bit better x

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  25. This is really gorgeous and cute Brenda. Beautiful Christmas cards. love it.
    lovely greet
    Marja

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  26. Lovely creations.... I like the way you have depicted the snow :)

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  27. Two gorgeous cards! I love those tress and the reindeer!
    My favourite is the scenery card!
    I've never been able to use pan pastels but you've mastered it perfectly!
    It looks so real.
    Have a good day
    Hug
    Sharon hudson

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  28. Hope u r doing good... both cards are very nice..
    -Berina
    Moxie Craftie

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  29. Lovely cards. Beautiful details!

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  30. Gorgeous card, thank you for joining us at Scrapping4funchallenges! Please, remember to follow our blog!
    Have a great weekend!
    Rachelle DT
    http://scrapping4funchallenges.blogspot.com

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  31. Lovely and very different cards. I love the die cut reindeers they really add focus to the scene

    Thank you so much for leaving a lovely comment on my blog

    Have a great weekend

    Hugs

    Bridie@BGPayne Crafts

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  32. Wow Brenda. Love those deers on your first card. Beautiful creations.

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  33. Gorgeous Christmas cards, so elegant, love the black on white and all the glitter. The second is such a beautiful Autumn card I love the scene you have created. Hope you have a good weekend.

    Pat xx

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  34. Hi Brenda. I love both of these cards...but I think the reindeer one is super cute ;) And that snowy background is perfect! Thank you so much also for picking me as your winner...still smiling!!!
    Dot x

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  35. Beautiful cards Brenda - but then anything with trees is good in my book. The tree in the second card has a wonderful shape - is this another one that should be making up my collection?
    Beryl xx

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  36. I so love me some Anna Griffin! You have made some gorgeous creations once again. I love these cards! Hugs, Robin

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  37. These cards are beautiful! Love the snow in combination with the deer and the rabbits on the second card give it such depth! Have a fun weekend, Gerrina

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  38. Both are absolutely gorgeous, Luv Sam x

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  39. Gorgeous work once again Brenda! I loooove the reindeer silhouettes! x

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  40. Beautiful cards Brenda, I love the gorgeous scene on the first card, and the fabulous colours on the second :) Great candy too, thanks for the chance to win :)

    Tags xx

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  41. Beautiful cards, totally gorgeous!
    Thanks for the chance with the candy.
    Hugs,
    Ardilla :)

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  42. Both cards are beautiful Brenda,I love both of them!!
    Kevin xx

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  43. Gorgeous cards, Brenda and they fit our challenge theme perfectly. Love the Andy Skinner stamp - so atmospheric. Thank you for playing at Sweet Stampin' this week. Tracey x

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  44. Oh Brenda, I don't know where I've been for your lovely blog posts!
    Thanks for coming to visit!
    I read back....REALLY!
    Love them all of course!
    TFS the concertina card..........I'm going to try one some day, AND I've updated your candy on my blog!
    Thanks for the kick in the pants!

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  45. Fabulous Christmas card great sentiment love the glitter. Thank you for joining us at Aud Sentiments challenge good luck Ginny ♥

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  46. These are sooo gorgeous Brenda! The white backgrounds work fabulously. Sorry I've not been popping by but 'life' has been occupying me lots recently. Nicola x

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  47. Two gorgeous cards Brenda. The deer have to be my favourite. We are fortunate to have lots around us, they visit the horses quite often and graze quite happily in the paddocks, particularly this time of year after the maize has been cut. xx

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  48. Two beautiful cards Brenda. The Xmas card is so pretty and ideal for men or women. The tree card - I get you there I love tree stamps there is just so much you can do with them. I will have to try and get that one at some point - it's a lovely size and ideal for men! Rest your fingers, arms and shoulders huni xx

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  49. So rude of me, lol, forgot to say thank you for the chance too. I got completely distracted by those beautiful trees x

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  50. So lovely... love your two seasonal cards - the wintry one is fabulously frosty, and I just love the subtle colours of the autumnal one. Gorgeous, Brenda. Like you, I've been having trouble keeping up with Craftyblogland - clearing and moving out of the family home of 40 years pretty much knocked me for six - but I'm looking forward to some proper catching up over the next days and weeks.
    Alison xx

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  51. I really like both of these cards. sadly, one of our trees lost a lot of branches in a weird snow storm this past week. some of the branches were about 15 feet long. just breaks my heart to see that happen. we are big nature lovers in our house. will go check out the new challenge!

    have a great weekend!

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  52. Hi Brenda, I hope you are better today.... and pls take care all the time. This card is so special .. I like white in christmas cards!!! and the second is beautiful too!! I like when you make it with sepia colors !!! Thanks for your art!!!

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  53. Your tree card is fabulous! Love the beautiful scene you've created with your clever stamping. Thanks for joining us at Sweet Stampin' this week.
    Chris
    x

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  54. Brenda I love these winter cards! Two beautiful cards Brenda. So lovely.....:))

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  55. Gorgeous cards B, both very different but fabulous xxx

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  56. I like both of your beautiful cards Brenda :-)

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  57. Both of the cards are fantastic, love the little rabbits. :)

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  58. Both of these are fabulous cards Brenda and thanks for a great challenge theme this week at Allsorts
    x catherine

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  59. Both are great cards and I love all the texture and dimension on your first holiday card.
    Thanks for joining us at Scrapping4Fun challenges.
    Barbara DT
    http://barbgreenberg.blogspot.com

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  60. I'm back again Brenda to thank you for joining us at Sweet stampin this week with your fabulous card
    x catherine

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  61. Two wonderful cards. The rabbit stamp is just beautiful and I love the designs of both xx

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  62. So you can't do white on white eh!, apart from the deer it very nearly is and it is fabulous.
    The second card is another very clever scene and love the little rabbits, brilliant.

    Kath x

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  63. That tree on the second card is terrific and a wonderful scene. Also like the waves of snow on that first card. Wishing you a good weekend.

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  64. Both of these have your distinctive flair for creating a scene - I love your eyes on the deer in the first & the colours are just wonderful. The second though is my favourite - the way you have extended the fence across the aperture is so effective & those little bunnies are so characterful. The leaves really add some zing.
    Take care of yourself.
    Paula (PEP)

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  65. Stunning scene, thanks for sharing with us this week at Sweet Stampin. Good luck with the challenge. Hugz Suzanne DT

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  66. Hi Brenda, hope you're having a great weekend! Love your cards, great tree stamp! I just did the Andy Skinner workshop making the mirror. He's such a nice man, very friendly and I was lucky to get in since he gave only a few workshops and takes on only 14 people at a time. Scrolled down on your blog and found that lovely heart card in the previous post. Also a stunner! Hugs Frea

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  67. Stunning Cards those bunnies and background is just fantastic thanks for the chance to hugs Nikki

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  68. You´ve all done an awesome job on both cards, and I feel very inspired by them.

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  69. Both of your cards are amazing! I particularly love the snow scene! I wonder if the deer are die cuts? Gorgeous!
    Thanks for a chance at some awesome candy! I am definitely a cat lover!

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  70. Pretty pretty cards Brenda....love the reindeer the most!!!

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  71. Such lovely cards, hugs Juls xxx

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  72. Love both you cards Brenda but my favourite is the scene card with the bunnies.
    luv
    Debby

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  73. Hi Brenda, forgot to leave a comment yesterday when I visited...stunning and very beautiful! Ruby x

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  74. wow there gorgeous, really love the dears !!!!
    Paula

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  75. The running deer and glittery Christmas scene is lovely. I love the tree scene the pan pastel sky and hills is stunning.

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  76. Great theme and two stunning examples Tracy x

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  77. Love this stunning card ! Thank you so much for joining us at Scrapping 4 fun Challenges !!!

    Mayra
    MayrasDesigns.blogspot.com

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  78. Gorgeous cards Brenda, love the snowy scene x Susan x

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  79. Love both of your cards - love the winter wonderland scene and the woodlands scene - you have amazing die cuts! And thank you for the candy - this is right up my alley. I am such a cat lover - the cat stamps really caught my eye - they are purrfect!

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  80. Both of these cards are beautiful. I just love the reindeer scene.

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  81. Love your cards and congrats to the winner

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  82. Two lovely cards Brenda!
    The first is wonderful with the great contrast of the brown on the white...loving the generous stickles for the snow...looks so pretty.
    The second is the type of card that is your signature! Great scene!

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  83. Two gorgeous cards, love the scene created on the second one. Hugs Christine x

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  84. Your cards are beautiful Brenda, your second card is gorgeous I love all the detail on the card.

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  85. Ops... I love the first one! :)

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  86. Two very different cards, Brenda, but equally beautiful. Love the dark silhouettes against the snowy background of your first card and the frame and fun bunnies of your second card.
    Marianne x

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  87. Lovely cards. The christmas deer scene is lovely and I really like your little bunnies

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  88. Both beautiful, I love the scene on the second
    Rosie x

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  89. This is lovely...Thank you for sharing with us at Aud Sentiments and good luck

    Caz xx

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  90. Such a beautiful Christmas card. Thanks for joining us at Aud Sentiments
    Hugs,
    Julie T

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