Saturday, 21 June 2014

How does your garden grow ?



It's my turn to host the challenge at Allsorts this week so a fairly predictable theme of 'How does your garden grow', all the gardens are bursting with colours right now and I also thought it fitting for this weekends Midsummer's Day and Summer Solstice. There are two prizes this week some nautical stamps and tags plus one from me as it's my Birthday this week !

I thought this Penny Black stamp was perfect for the theme, I stamped the whole image out, cleaned the stamp then repeat stamped just the floral border and coloured with Wink of Stella pens and created a bit of a background using Pan Pastels, not a lot more to say really so as the Meerkats would say "Simples".

Hope you all have a good weekend.

41 comments:

Stamps and Paper said...

Lovely image Brenda and you've created a lovely scene great colours
Enjoy your weekend

Anne

Sarah said...

Such a lovely scene Brenda and I particularly like her lovely dress and the little dog looks very fetching in that hat, not sure I could persuade Suzy to wear one though!! Have a good weekend and a Happy Birthday next week!! xx

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Very pretty image and colours, love the double bow x

Helen said...

What a gorgeous card, Brenda! Hope you have a great birthday, it's mine too next Thursday.

Sharon said...

Beautiful card Brenda. Love the design and colours. I like how you've created the background, it's something I need to work on! Have a good weekend.
Sharon x

Kirsi H said...

Oh, that is so beautiful. It`s skillfully made. Have a nice weekend :)

gwen70 said...

Wonderful card Brenda, beautiful image, perfect for these lovely summer days. Happy Birthday to you, it will be mine on Tuesday as well

Wendy L said...

Perfect for the challenge Brenda, gorgeous, xxx

Bad Kitty said...

wonderful card Brenda

butterfly said...

Oh what a lovely image - the card is so pretty - fresh and fun. I love it!
Alison x

Lynn (delphinoid) said...

Gorgeous Card Brenda!

I love the image and the colour theme.

Hope you are keeping well.

Happy Crafting!!! :) X X

Helene E said...

I think it's just gorgeous!

rachel said...

this is so beautiful Brenda - fabulous xx

scrAPpamondo said...

...Happy Birthday!! :-)

Jaya Raghuvanshi said...

Beautiful card Brenda! I love the scene.. I keep wondering how you do them... Especially the hills and the sky.. They look exceptionally awesome and real!

Rhonda Miller said...

This is beautiful. I love the scene and background.

Lorraine said...

A gorgeous girlie card Brenda, so pretty.
Have a lovely weekend
Lorraine x

Kathleen said...

Fabulous stamp and love the scene and your double bow.
Thanks for your comment, yes I have been to Venice before but this time I am determined to go on a gondola, and not get lost in the back streets lol.

Kath x

Mrs A. said...

Simples never! Stylish always!. Happy birthday wishes to you. Hugs Mrs A.

Berina RGA said...

very beautiful card... love the pastel colored background...
-Berina
Moxie Craftie

Gerrie's kaarten said...

Wat een schitterende kaart en mooie stempels gebruikt
Groetjes Gerrie

Gerrie's kaarten said...

Schitterende kaart .Prachtige stempels heb je gebruikt
Groetjes Gerrie

Jackie said...

What a beautiful card, you have created a lovely scene :o)
Jackie xx

Gerrina said...

A beautiful scene again! That border looks great and the BG with the PanPastels is gorgeouis as ever! Enjoy your sunday, Gerrina

pinky said...

Your SIMPLES card is simply beautiful Brenda, I love the girl image.

Pat said...

Super card with a lovely image Brenda, hope you are having a great weekend with some sunshine and a very Happy Birthday for whenever it arrives this week.

Pat xx

KT Fit Kitty said...

Gorgeous card, Brenda! Love how you made the background! Hugs, Kitty

Craftdee said...

Lovely card Brenda, very stylish indeed :-) Donna xx

hellerlittle said...

what a gorgeous card! Love the colors you used!
CU hellerlittle

kanda said...

Happy Birthday Brenda. Hope you have a fabulous day and get lots of wonderful goodies.

Another wonderful card and a fabulou stamp xx

Anonymous said...

I love everything about this project: it is sweet, has got wonderful colors and so many awesome details!

McCrafty's Cards said...

This is just gorgeous Brenda,love the fab image and design
Kevin xx

mags said...

A gorgeous card Brenda. Wonderful image. A Happy Birthday for next week too.
Mags
x

Silvia(Barnie) said...

Such a lovely girl, love the whole composition.

walchowDesign said...

Pretty card with gorgeous bg scene, Brenda! Happy Birthday to you this week and have a great week!

susiestacey said...

Beautiful card Brenda, love the stamp and doesn't she look so elegant in a pretty frock and matching boots - not like me in my muddy pants and old trainers lol x Susan x

Sarah said...

Absolutely beautiful card B, I love the scene you've created x

scrappymo! said...

A different kind of scene for you...and you aces it!!!
Lovely scene and a really pretty card.

Karen Petitt said...

Absolutely fantastic - LOVE it! Such a beautiful card Karen xx

Annmaree of Oz said...

Hi Brenda, Sorry I have been AWOL. I plan to be much more regular now I'm out of my 'funk'.

I hope you and your family are keeping well!

Glad to see you are keeping craftily busy!

Have fun and Take Care! xoxo

ellyscard creatief said...

Ik zie dat ik een paar kaarten gemist heb doordat er geen leeslijst was van Google.
Deze kaart is prachtig,mooie kleuren met bijpassend lint.
Gr Elly