Saturday, 21 November 2015

Lilies and leaves




Good morning to you all, it's time for our new challenge at Allsorts where Wendy would like us to use 'At least three dies' on our work. Our prize is from Sizzix. I also have some of the cards I made for today's Tattered Lace Trio's one time only shows on Create and Craft TV.

The card at the top and the one below are two of a set of six I was asked to make specifically for a promotional video using the beautiful new Lily Trio die's and matching stamps set. The Lily die set has three dies graduated in size for perfect decopaging and I have stamped them with the coordinating stamp and then embossed with the matching embossing folder, the Trio's are such clever sets and great to work with. I also used one of the smaller stamps from the set on the blue matting layer. As well as the Lily dies, I have used the Essential Lattice and Meadow Grass and all are cut from the new A4 Ombre cardstock which has been specifically designed for use with embossing folders and dies and is a delight to work with.

This card also fits in with our Allsorts theme, using the Essential Large Hears, Trio Lily, Essential Hearts and Ornate Leaves

And here are a couple more using some of the other Trio sets.............

Using the Autumn Leaves Trio dies which has leaves in three sizes and coordinating stamps plus embossing folder......and Brusho background

Using Love Bird Berries Trio's and matching stamps and embossing folder

Using Woodland Glade Trio's with matching stamps and embossing folder

Happy weekend.

55 comments:

  1. Wow Brenda these are amazing, I adore the colours on the first one and the easel card is gorgeous, xxx

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  2. Morning Brenda, hope you are feeling a lot better..Brenda you surely are a inspiration to us all, what a beautiful selection of cards and a fabulous use of dies, I love them all, especially the birthday one with that gorgeous little bird in its nest what a great idea..
    Have a good weekend n hope the weather is better with you then us..
    Hugs Babs..😄

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  3. Love all these cards, especially the first one, simply stunning

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  4. Brenda these are just stunning. Love the flowers the colours, ribbon and that bird's nest is just adorable...stunning as always.xxx { aNNie}

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  5. Beautiful selection of cards Brenda.
    My favourite is the easel card, stunning.
    Yes crafting weather here as well although lucky we haven't had the snow that was forecast, yet.
    Keep warm hun.
    xx

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  6. WOW I am drooling over the heart easel with its multicolored flowers and I do love how you made the bird nest...such a clever idea
    Cheers
    Dr Sonia

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  7. ooh, you have been busy. They are all lovely and I keep going back and admiring the bows :). We got 30 cm of snow tonight which was a surprise this morning when we got up. No idea when the tractors will come to do their job so I guess it's plummeting through it all for the walkies. Poor doggy who is a Lancashire Heeler, he'll just disappear :)

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  8. All stunning as always Brenda, I love the little birds nest! Michelle x

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  9. Wow Brenda you have been busy...such a beautiful selection of cards they are all gorgeous so dont have a favourite

    ANne

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  10. Gorgeous collection Brenda. Love that bright green sprig on the first one, it just pops against the dark brown! They are all fabulous! hugs :)

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  11. WOW Brenda! These are stunning! I love the flowers and dies...I would love to raid your stash of dies they are so gorgeous. One day I hope I have as wonderful a selection. Hope you're feeling well. Hugs, Robin

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  12. Wowzer Brenda another awesome selection of beautiful creations, stupendous work, hope you are feeling better
    hugs
    lorraine x

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  13. All these are wonderful cards Brenda, Great designs and dies and I love the red colour one. Hope you're feeling better now xx

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  14. These are all stunning Brenda I love them all!!
    Kevin xx

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  15. Che meraviglia! Tutte belle card, Brenda, ma la prima è davvero uno spettacolo! La prima card ha una splendida combinazione di colori, è molto elegante e femminile!! Mi piacciono anche tantissimo l' easel card a forma di cuore e quella splendida che hai fatto con i Brusho e le foglie.... amo quei colori caldi e vibranti!

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  16. Hello Brenda
    Gorgeous cards today. I especially like the heart one.
    No snow here but it is bitterly cold so I am tucked up in my craft room watching Create and Craft and painting. Lovely
    Enjoy your weekend
    Lesley

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  17. Playing catch up today Brenda and so glad I did as your array of creations are all so beautiful. Such lovely detail and those dies are just gorgeous.
    Fliss xx

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  18. Beautiful cards Brenda, love the gorgeous flowers very pretty colours. Enjoy your weekend.

    Pat xx

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  19. Gorgeous cards Brenda. I love the last one with the little Owls on, it's so sweet. x

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  20. All so fabulous and stunning cards!
    We had our first snow last night, what a pretty white nature;-))m

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  21. Lovely cards and dies Brenda, think I could quite easily spend a fortune on a Tattered Lace items! 🙊

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  22. So many beautiful cards Brenda! Very taken with the Grasses dies and the Lattice too... Hope we'll get to see the video! xx

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  23. Beautiful selection of card, all different and amazing.

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  24. hello there! absolutely love all of these beautiful makes brenda... so many. i especially love the one with the fabulous mulicoloured flowers. so pretty xx

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  25. Brenda, all these gorgeous bows are so pretty! The blue and brown card is just perfect. Love the way you did the flowers and greenery! The others are gorgeous and so creative. This really brightens my day, been a long one. My son almost went into antiphilactic Shock last night and we were at the hospital for hours. He is better! Needless to say I am wiped out from stress. May go in the art room after seeing these gorgeous pieces, just the boost I needed. Hugs, Autumn

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  26. WoW Brenda, such a fantastic cards you made :-)) I like all and each one. Stunning job!
    Hugs, Andreja

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  27. Funny, I love flowers but there is one flower that I do not like and that is Lily's, I can not stand the smell from some of them, but I love that Lily die and your choice of colours on the first card is my favourite at the moment.
    The next card is a fabulous shape and love the different colours and the next three are amazing too.
    Thank goodness for a Husband who has mellowed in his old age and is not turning the heating off every two minutes.
    Have a good and healthy week.
    As for behaving in the Playground, can't promise but I will try my best.

    Kath x

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  28. your cards are wonderful
    I just love them
    have a nice day
    >^.^<

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  29. Oh Brenda what stunning cards as always!! Fab die cuts and designs! All so individual and beautiful!
    Lucy x

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  30. Hi, Brenda, beautiful cards! Your heart easel design is fantastic with the dimensional flowers on the edge. The uses for the lattice die are fantastic - thanks for the ideas. Such a pretty array of beautiful designs! Hugs, de

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  31. No favourites this time Brenda I love them all. Oops, here I go, the little owls are just toooo cute.

    Warm crafty hugs from Shirl x x x
    ShirlsCards.

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  32. What beauties are these! And yes a crafty weekend sounds good Brenda. I was at a Craft Fair yesterday - it was dire! It snowed and it blowed so no one was about. Even so I enjoyed being out amongst other crafters. Judyx

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  33. You created so many beautiful cards by using the products from Tattered Lace, Brenda! The first card caught my eye-the lattice on the bg and the combination of blue and brown are simply gorgeous!

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  34. Wow, Brenda you surely have been busy in the craft room! These are gorgeous! Loving all the pretty flowers and each card is beautifully done. I think my favorite is the first one, but really loving the little bird nest too, and the heart shape is just so cute! Love them all!!

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  35. Wow, you have been bussy again! Love your first and the leaves-card, but that first is my favo; so well combined! Again a joy to come here! Hugs, Gerrina

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  36. Oh wow Brenda, what wonderful creations, each and every one of them :o)
    Jackie xx

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  37. wow...what a beautiful cards have you made.

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  38. Amazing cards Brenda, love them all really but I do particularly love the last one, just my cup of tea!
    Hugs Jacee
    Simply Paper Card Design

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  39. These are all really gorgeous Brenda - your work with the dies is gorgeous. Nicola x

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  40. Once I get my jaw closed, after seeing each of these gorgeous cards, I will admit that the brusho one, while not the most intricate, will be my fav (just because of the brusho!). #1 is where my jaw started to drop open, and each card, it went further down. These are such beautiful cards, showcasing these wonderful dies. Don't know about that new paper, so will have to check. You are an amazing resource for TL, and they are lucky to have you creating what they display on the shows. Hope you are feeling lots better this evening, and how you have time (or even feel up to it) to create such lovely & unique cards, just astounds me. Each is just a little jewel. TFS & Hugs. Have a good week.

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  41. Wowzers! Brenda, love all your beautiful creations! Love the dimensions on your beautiful flowers and the Heart shaped Easel card is so fabulous with rainbow colored triple bow and flowers, and I adore your pretty birdie card too!

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  42. A gorgeous selection of cards Brenda, love them all for different reasons.
    Lorraine

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  43. All the cards are gorgeous!! Love the flowers. Very beautiful colors in each one!!
    -Berina
    Moxie Craftie

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  44. As always, a gorgeous selection of cards. Love them.
    Mags
    x

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  45. Stunning selection of cards Brenda, loving the pastel colours too.

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  46. Gorgeous cards Brenda, I've always loved Blue/brown colour combo for cards - and that extra sprig of green just pops against the brown - Love it.
    Fabulous showcasing of the dies on these cards.
    Avril xx

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  47. I love the cards !!! They are all so gorgeous !!
    Greetings,
    Elfje

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  48. The way you create things just blows me away - how did you just make all of these so gorgeous?! Your mind is so creative. I think my favorite one is that one with the leaves and the splash of red watercolor in the background. STUNNING! Gorgeous layout!

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  49. Brenda, I don't know where to start with all this gorgeousness! They are all works of art, my particular favourites are the blue/brown flowers at the top, also the beautiful dramatic red one. Have a good day xx

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  50. WOW, love all these cards, they are gorgeous. Your Allsorts card is fabulous and the colour combo is fabulous.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

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  51. Such elegant florals and bows, and I really like the drama of the red leafy one.
    Alison xx

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  52. Oh wow--you're such a wonderful designer, Brenda! I really love the first card!

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  53. I seem to have got behind in my visits! Love the first card the most, and that cute little birds nest, but all wonderful as usual.

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  54. All of these are awesome and so stunning! You are a very talented card artist Brenda, love each and every one, all of them are just wonderful Karen x

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