Monday, 4 November 2013

Traditional Christmas



Today sees our new challenge over at FlonzCraft Vintage Stamping Challenges where as usual there is a fab $20 voucher to spend on FlonzCraft stamps so every reason to join in with this months theme of Traditional Christmas Time.

I have used this pretty little girl and paper pieced her, added some holly leaves, poinsettia and Christmas trees which were cut on the Cricut. I would like to enter this into............

Christmas card challenge - Dimension
Heck of a challenge - In the frame

It's also the day to share this weeks DT piece for Prickly Pear and it's another comfort zone Autumnal one for me using the lovely matching leaf dies and stamps which were cut from a piece of card sprayed with Dylusions. Don't forget we also have a sketch competition going on with some yummy goodies up for grabs, there is a direct link on my sidebar. I would like to enter this into..........

Amusing challenges - Autumn colours
Glitter n Sparkle - Leaves


I hope you will join our FVS challenge this month and also our sketch competition over at PPRS.


71 comments:

  1. Two more wonderful cards Brenda...that second one just calls out to me so...think it is because I have some autumn papers on my desk trying to inspire my self to create with them! lol

    My hands are a little better this week so maybe I will get a bit more done!

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  2. Two lovely cards. Brenda love the paper piecing on your vintage card...lie the idea of the strips of paper on your second card and fabulous colours

    Anne

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  3. Love the vintage card, those holly leaves look fab and your Autumnal card is beautiful, love the banners and leaves

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  4. Stunning cards Brenda!! Beautiful colours!
    xxx Marianne

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  5. Both cards are gorgeous, I love a traditional Christmas, the colours are stunning!

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  6. Love both cards! The trees on the first are fun! The second card I find it super original! Hugs, Gerrina

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  7. Two great cards. Have a good week. :)

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  8. I like autumn card. It if beautiful!

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  9. Beautiful creations! thanks for sharing Brenda.

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  10. Stunning cards Brenda, such beautiful designs and gorgeous colours.
    Sue xx

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  11. love both the cards, second one a we bit better than the first !!

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  12. Fab makes as always, loving the 2nd card, so very autumnal & stylish & fabby way of using up those snippets!! Hugs Juls

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  13. Beautiful cards! Love all the embellishments and the color combination :)

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  14. Card is very beautiful
    Great presented and wonderfully decorated.
    I really like

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  15. two gorgeous cars Brenda but I really adore the bottom one - such a clever use of paper scraps - fabulous idea ss

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  16. Again such amazing cards ....Love the girl and the poinseitta's but the trees look so adourable....the second autumn card looks classic because of that embellishment that you made..two pretty projects .....

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  17. So lovely details on the Christmas card, wow, the big flower, trees, paper pieced, all is wonderful !
    Love the automnal card too !!
    Have a nice day my sweet friend !
    xxx

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  18. Two wonderful cards Brenda. Love the vintage look of the first one and the colours and leaves are fabulous on the second. Michelle x

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  19. Two beauties Brenda!! Love the paper pieced frock on the first and the gorgeous papers for your banners in the second one xx

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  20. Beautiful cards brenda, they're both fab :)

    Tags xx

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  21. Both cards are beautiful Brenda, I especially love the top one. The flowers are gorgeous. I recently purchased SB Poinsettias, I need to get using them on cards (along with all the other dies that are multiplying in my stash). I hope you are doing better, take good care, Shirleyx

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  22. Love the cards, especially the autumn one - my favourite colours for my favourite season

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  23. 2 fab cards one very vintage in feel the other I think quite modern.

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  24. beautiful cards!! both cards looks so lovely.
    nice decorated!

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  25. Ze zijn beide heel mooi en apart.
    liefs Rianne

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  26. I love both cards - excellent paper-piecing on the holiday card, and I love the layout of the fall card with those strips of DP. Very nice - I enjoy the inspiration I get here on your blog.

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  27. Hello Brenda,
    both cards are beautiful!
    Hugs
    Daniela

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  28. As always Brenda two beautiful cards, love the Christmas one with a lovely image and great design on the second.

    Pat xx

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  29. both are very beautiful Brenda.. the girl image is very nice.. the poinsettia is beautiful!!
    -Berina
    Moxie Craftie

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  30. Your second card is very autumnal indeed & I love the way your button & twine literally tie it all together. Your paper pieced dress in the first card reminds of my childhood & the dressing up for Christmas. The poinsettia & holly leaves is a super touch.
    Paula (PEP)

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  31. Wowwww, beautiful cards Brenda!

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  32. Another beautiful couple of card, love the leave on the poinsettia!

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  33. Beautiful cards, loving the autumnal ribbon/banner card. Hugs Bev x

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  34. Two gorgeous cards Brenda. The christmas card looks fabulous and I love the pretty papers on your autumnal card.
    Lorraine x

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  35. Both fabulous cards Brenda. Love the design,colours and details of the autumn card and the poinsettia on the christmas card is wonderful xx

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  36. Two brilliant cards and it seems that I missed yesterdays posting and what a fabulous selection to have missed, especially love the Santa one.

    Kath x

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  37. Two beautiful cards, both very different to one another and both just as lovely.

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  38. Lovely cards! I really like the paper piecing, poinsettia and decorated trees to embellish the first card, and the pretty fall banners in the second card!

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  39. Both of these are fabulous cards Brenda. Great colours
    x catherine

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  40. fabulous card ...love your Traditional Christmas card...such lovely detail. Thanks for joining us at Glitter N Sparkle in this weeks challenge.
    Debby DT Glitter N Sparkle

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  41. Two beautiful cards, Brenda! I especially am partial to your Victorian card! So pretty! hugs, de

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  42. Wonderful cards!
    Love the poinsettia!
    Great banners on the bottom one. Excellant colors!

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  43. Two gorgeous cards Brenda. The christmas card is my particular favourite.
    Mags
    x

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  44. Gorgeous cards as always Brenda....Love the vintage Christmas card the image is beautiful...the autumn card is delightful Love the colours & design.....Hugs May x x x

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  45. Two gorgeous cards, lovely paperpiecing :o)
    Jackie xx

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  46. Ooh how beautiful Christmas card and fantastic leaf cluster on the second card. Magnificent work, Brenda!
    Hugs,
    Eret

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  47. Oh she's a stunner, I love the deep traditional Christmas colours. I'm feeling a bit of a traditional Christmas revival in my next craft session!

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

    Happy Crafting!

    Hugs

    Bridie@BGPayne Crafts

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  48. Love your paper piecing Brenda, fab image too. The design on the second card is great for using up those lovely scraps we just can't seem to throw away.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

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  49. Two lovely cards - Trad Xmas one is wonderful Brenda! x

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  50. Both are absolutely gorgeous Brenda. I hope all is as well with you as can be. Nicola x

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  51. Such beautiful creations Brenda! Love them both!!

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  52. Hi Brenda wow your cards are beautiful :) I love the christmas tree too :)

    Hugs

    Vic

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  53. love your cards Brenda! The banners on the PPRS sketch card are such fun! :) Thank you!

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  54. Love both but traditional Xmas has won for me today
    Rosie x

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  55. Beautiful creativity as always, Brenda. Loving the vintage Christmas design and the various patterned flags on the second tied together beautifully with the button, twine and leaves.
    Hugs
    Desíre
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

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  56. These are just gorgeous! Hugs, Robin

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  57. These are gorgeous!
    I love how you made the dress on the beautiful vintage card.
    And Fall cards are special to me. <3

    Hugs
    Susan.

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  58. both of these are so very pretty! I really like the vintage feel to the first one though. Flonz has such gorgeous stamps.

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  59. Hi Brenda. Oh I absolutely looove the paper pieced girl! The christmas trees and poinsetta are a stunning way to finish it off. So very beautiful.
    Dot x

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  60. Stunning cards, the poinsettia is stunning on the first, and love the pretty vintage girl!

    Love autumn themed card, the cluster of leaves with the twine and button!

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  61. What a fabulous card. I love the image you used and the lovely frame around it. Thanks for joining us this week at Christmas Card Challenges.

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  62. Great cards! Love the vintagey feel of the first card and those trees are great! Thank you for linking up at Christmas Card Challenges! Karen N (DT)

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  63. love the 2nd card with the strips of paper! gorgeous x

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  64. wonderful mix of material - I like the way how you integrated simple wrapping paper
    hugs serafeena

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  65. Such a pretty frame on that first card and lovely layout on the second. :-)

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  66. Hi Brenda, just playing catch up and wow you've been creating some gorgeous projects! its always a pleasure to visit your lovely blog,
    Claire xx

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  67. Stunning work as always Brenda, Love that pointsettia!!
    Hope you are keeping ok?
    Thanks for playing along at HOAC challenge this month and I hope you will join us again soon
    Hugs Laurie xx

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  68. It was a pure delight scrolling through all your gorgeous makes Brenda and I wish I could have stopped to say how gorgeous each and everyone was. Alas just no time but I have to say a huge thank you for this beautiful card you made for VSC. The inspiration you give to others is amazing.

    Warm crafty hugs from Shirl x x

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