Monday, 31 August 2015

One for the girls and one for the boys



Afternoon Peeps, I'm not even going to mention the bank holiday weather, suffice to say I was more than a little pleased that I had a Tattered Lace delivery Saturday to get stuck into ready for next Tuesdays shows on Create and Craft.

I can't share yet, but as always there are some yummy new products and not just dies either, so in the meantime I have a couple of cards to share for the Snippets Playground..............I know Di, twice into the playgound in less than a week, can it last I wonder or will I fall off the swing, time will tell.

The card at the top uses a Nicecrane image, I so love these art deco ladies with their stylish dogs. The DP's are all scraps of G45 DP, I don't remember the name of the design set but I can never bring myself to part with the bits and pieces of any G45 and have an increasing mound of them. I made some roses using a TL spiral rose die along with some die cut leaves which I lightly inked whilst still in the die and looped ribbon - the inside loops from a summer top...........the ribbons been used but the top is still waiting for Summer !


My second card uses scraps which I think might be Kaiser DP's, I cut lots of hexagons using a Sizzix die and arranged them into a pattern across the card, I saw something along these lines on Pinterest once and thought it made a great card for the guys. Next I stamped a Penny Black sentiment and cut the banner shape with dies, tied some twine and fixed to the top. A really quick card to make, in fact cutting the hexagons is the most time consuming part but it's a great way to use up scraps.

Have a good week all.

44 comments:

Desire Fourie said...

Absolutely loving the chic vintage feminine design and the hexagons is just so perfect for a masculine design.
Hugs
Desíre
{Doing Life – my personal blog}

Wendy L said...

Lovely cards Brenda, re Bank Holiday, just had a pic from Hollies mum, wood burner roaring away and she is packing summer clothes to come here on Wednesday, cant wait. xx

Donna Ellis said...

Your posts are so much fun to visit - always peaceful and pretty! It will be enjoyable seeing what you do with the new products! Wishing you well, hugs de

ALI said...

Lovely cards B, hope you are well.

Berina RGA said...

beautiful cards Brenda!! love how you've used your scraps!! I also save the scraps :) silently hoping that my husband doesn't see that :D
-Berina
Moxie Craftie

Dr Sonia S V said...

Both so different yet so stylish!
Have a good day Brenda
Cheers
Dr Sonia
Cards Crafts Kids Projects

Sarah said...

A delightful duo Brenda, the borzoi is very elegant and so is his stylish owner too!! xx

Gertrude said...

Zwei wunderschöne Karten sind das
glg Gertrude

Mrs A. said...

Both excellent cards. Love the lady image on the first card. Mind the puddles under the swings! Ask me how I know.Lol. hugs Mrs A.

Bad Kitty said...

very nice cards

Babs Watson said...

what gorgeous cards you have made with your scraps of paper Brenda and your right about your image I too love the Art Deco years, beautiful flowers too...have a good week...
Babs x

Jacee said...

Wonderful Brenda, the classy, elegant lady, lovely! the second one is a great design, two more fantastic cards!
hugs Jacee
Simply Paper Card Design

hellerlittle said...

great cards... both !!!
but my FAVO is the 1st (for the girl inside )
CU hellerlittle

Stamping Bubbles said...

Hi Brenda
Yes as usual the last Bank Holiday before Christmas is a complete wash out. I have spent the day with net flicks and my ironing!
Love the cards today. I am the same with G45 papers, I love how they smell too. The male card is a brilliant way of using the scraps you can't bear to throw away.
Take care
Lesley

Joan said...

Love your fabulous Art Deco card, like you I hoard bits of G45 papers and you have used them to great effect on here. The hexagon card is such a good idea too, fab fellow card

Joan x

Kathleen said...

First card reminds me of my Grandma, she used to have hats like that, great image and love the flowers, can't do them myself, never stick on.
Great snippets card, great idea for a male.

Kath x

Michelle J M said...

The first card is so elegant. Gorgeous image and your roses are fabulous. The second is great too, love the way you placed the hexagons, the colours are so vibrant and cheerful. It must be so nice to receive a box of goodies, like Christmas every couple of weeks. I am sure you will make some amazing samples with them. Michelle x

Crafting Queen said...

Two great cards. Have fun with your new products.

Sally H said...

Two gorgeous cards, Brenda! I am hoping to make it to the playground at some point this week, but it is back to school tomorrow (Booooooo!) and I still need to take a photo of the card I made today whilst it rained

scrAPpamondo said...

Due card stupende, Brenda, e un favoloso uso degli avanzi! I colori sono molto soft e la carta Graphic 45 che hai usato mi piace tantissimo!! La mia card preferita è la prima, con la ragazza art deco e il levriero! Le rose sono molto eleganti contornate dalle foglie e il nastro è così creativo!

McCrafty's Cards said...

Both cards are gorgeous Brenda, I love that elegant lady
Kevin xx

Robin said...

Very beautiful cards! I really love the hexagons...it's wonderful what can be done with scraps. I am so jealous of your goody box. Hopefully one day I will get to be right there with you. Hope you're feeling better. Hugs, Robin

vinita jain said...

Oh! So pretty and feminine!!! Fabulous art deco with beautiful image!! And the second one is so elegant and delightful, love them both!!!

Jackie said...

A perfect pair of cards Brenda, what nicer than a very elegant lady taking her dog for a walk, and the man card is great :o)
Jackie xx

Di said...

Two gorgeous cards Brenda! LOVE the first one, like Kath I can never get my flowers to stick together properly - time for another try. Wonderful papers you used - I think I have one solitary pack (which I'll go and sniff after this!). Perfect hexagon card too - I struggle with cards suitable for chaps and this is a great design to keep in mind.

Super to see you in the Playground again - and I did smile today about your little Poppy-dog. So funny that she keeps the labs under her thumb/paw :)

Hugs

Di xx

AnyOldCraft said...

Fab cards Brenda.
Loving the hexagons.
Seems a shame to throw out scraps of yummy paper doesn't it so this is a good idea.
Weather pffffttttt I guess it's time to just forget this year and look forward to next Summer lol

aussie aNNie said...

Two amazing cards Brenda, love the Nicrane image used too, they are just gorgeous...
xx
 {The Journey Is The Start  aNNie  my personal blog}

coldwaters2 said...

Two fabulous cards Brenda I love that image on the first card a wonderful vintage style also liking the design of the second card a couple of super makes
hugs
Lorraine x

Gerrina said...

Could be because I am a girl, but that first one is my favo! Love that stamp and those beautiful flowers!! Hugs, Gerrina

Ulrike Ewert said...

Hallo liebe Brenda,
einfach traumhafte Karten zeigt du uns dort,die 1. gefällt mir besonders gut,
glg ulrike

PatR said...

Love both of these gorgeous cards Brenda so I can't really choose a favourite. Great way to use up the scraps. Best wishes xx

mags said...

Two great cards Brenda. Love the first one with the art deco lady and the second one is a great make for the men.
Mags
x

Craftyfield said...

I love that Lady's stamp too, but both cards are great!

butterfly said...

Just adore that 1920s style card - what chic colours. They're both great. Sorry to have been missing for so long - aiming to get back in the swing of things a bit this month!
Alison xx

Shirley Chillman said...

Love the image from the top card Brenda, very chic indeed and so very different to the second. Love them both.

Warm crafty hugs from Shirl x x x
ShirlsCards.

SARN said...

Two very different cards . . . and both are LOVELY.
Hugs, Sarn xxx

KandA said...

Two amazing cards Brenda. Love the colours and beautiful elegance of the first and the second is a super design with the hexagons and great for a male. Well I think we've seen the last of the summer now and the heatng is on again xx

walchowDesign said...

Lovely classy vintage card and a great masculine card with the scraps!

Marjeta said...

Love card for girls. Image is super.

Marjeta

Pollard Carole said...

Fabulous card that first card is so elegant its a very lovely image fabulous. The male card is a great design as well I love the hexagons and lovely banner sentiment they are both stunning such clever designs love and hugs Carole x

Tracy said...

Two fabulous cards Brenda, I love the Art Deco one and a great design for a masculine card.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Karen Petitt said...

They're both fab Brenda! I love any art deco and the ladies in their pretty dresses have always been a favourite for me, must dig my Kanban lady stamps out and ink them up for a change.
The second one is perfect for the pests as they never want anything sparkly and mine is suspicious of ribbon at times, they do test us don't they lol! I don't see anything wrong with a little sparkle but the only time I'm allowed to add it is at Christmas! Don't talk about the weather, it feels like fall right now and I hate the dark nights Karen x

Rainey's Craft Room said...

Goodness this week has flown by in a blur and I don't know how I missed this lovely post with these gorgeous cards in it. Love them both, the gorgeous art deco lady and scraps of G45 papers look great - thought I was the only one keeping G45 bits and bobs - and the hexagonal pattern for the male card works wonderfully.
Lorraine

Mrs.B said...

Two great cards, love the girly image with the G45 papers, so feminine, and the hexagons work perfectly for men.
avril xx