Monday, 9 November 2015

Spring and Summer blooms and a snippet




Hello Peeps, hope you all had a good weekend. Mine was a tad busy craft wise and below is part of the reason why, yep it's another new Tattered Lace release on Create and Craft tomorrow.

All of the cards in this post showcase new Charisma flowers which are part of the new Craftinator, there are other new dies and embossing folders as well, some I will share later in the week for Friday's C & C Pick of the Week. The others have to stay secret for a little longer I'm afraid.


The Charisma flowers are so versatile, each set consists of a CD Rom which has each spray of flowers in a variety of colours along with coordinating backing papers and a matching die.

The card above will I hope fit in at the Playground this week, so long as I am not still in disgrace for smuggling in the Hooch last Thursday.......if I am I shall blame Sarn, it was all her idea and she 'made' me do it, honest she did ! Anyhow the papers on the card above are snippets from my stash, in fact the bottom one is two offcuts and the top piece covers the gap very nicely.


There is now quite a collection of Charisma sets from Spring and Summer flowers to Christmas foliage and flowers and whenever I am working with them my minds goes back to the days when decoupaging was a painstaking and time consuming craft with ever piece requiring cutting by hand. With the Charisma sets all that hard work is removed and it takes just minutes to print out the images and cut all the layers in one easy go.


The pillow box above is also a Tattered Lace CD Rom and has been printed onto card stock with one of the Charisma designs and it folds together in just a minute or two.

And there had to be an easel card and floral wreath, again using coordinating Charisma papers and flowers.


Hope you all have a good week and my thanks for your visit today...............and please keep an eye open as I have some candy to give away which I will get posted in the next day or so.

66 comments:

  1. Gorgeous cards and flowers, love the combination of papers, die cuts and layers. I hope you are having a great day, xx

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  2. Loving all your beautiful samples today Brenda. You have been so busy and made some gorgeous things.
    Lorraine

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  3. These are all absolutel beautiful Brenda x

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  4. Beautiful cards!! The flowers are gorgeous!! Love them!!

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  5. Gorgeous creations Brenda, oh so pretty, xxx

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  6. WOW I am so in love with your flowers
    Cheers
    Dr Sonia

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  7. Brenda...what a delight these all are! Love the sentiment on the top one, absolutely beautiful work..will keep a look out on C&C. Take care, Ruby x

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  8. Such wonderful and inspiring creation with floral designing, love them all! So unique and versatile in all!

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  9. Oh Brenda! What an elegant batch of beauties! These are simply delightful and I adore the florals! Great inspiration on a dreary rainy day! :)

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  10. All cards are brilliant as usual Brenda and each different in there own way.

    I have another clear favorite though and that's the first one ... so elegant and exceptionally dreamy looking.

    Warm crafty hugs from Shirl x x x
    ShirlsCards.

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  11. Wow Brenda, le tue creazioni sono una più bella dell'altra!!! Che meraviglia!!!
    Adoro il sentiment nella prima card, è una splendida citazione!!!
    I fiori Charisma sono davvero eleganti e la tua pillow box è strepitosa !!!

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  12. I have to say these flowers are really stunning, you have created some gorgeous cards with them.

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  13. Wow Brenda these are all so beautiful I cant pick a fav as I love them all
    Kevin xx

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  14. Brenda, die Karten sind soooooooooooooo schön , die Rosen sind wunderschön drauf
    glg Gertrude

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  15. A beautiful collection of cards Brenda. The Charisma range is a stunning collection of flowers and so versatile. Your cards show them off to perfection.
    Crafty hugs
    Lesley

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  16. Oh Brenda - first of all a really wonderful snippets make with the vintage twist, as well as all the other beauties! So talented and so many wonderful ideas - we're so pleased you come to play with us in the Playground :)

    BUT, hand out for a little smack - did you really sneak hooch into the party, and blame that poor little innocent creature called SaRn?!? Harrumph, the little smack is just 'cos you didn't let me have first dibs :) I know Sarn only too well - hey up gal - you fitted in just brilliantly into the madness of the playground.

    Hugs

    Di xx

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  17. A gorgeous array of cards Brenda, each one so different, I love all the colours of the beautiful flowers and the lovely pearly effect.

    Pat xx

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  18. Another great selection of cards Brenda, I especially like the first one, it is so pretty

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  19. WOW this is yet another awesome and incredibly beautiful selection of projects Brenda I am afraid I could never keep up with you, lol.
    hugs
    lorraine x

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  20. Once again, I'm going OOH, AAh, and hoping these products will be available in the USA. Each card is just so doggoned pretty with these flowers..how versatile they are in each design (and your capable hands). Amazing to see what you can do with a few snippets & some good (I'm drooling) dies! So YOU were the one behind the Hooch! You gotta watch that Sarn, she is an instigator fer shore. Good thing I was missing...probably would have carted me off to the hoosegow. Some gorgeous cards, and can't wait to see the new release. Been collecting some TL dies when some of my online places have been having a little sale. TFS & Hugs. Hope you are feeling ok too.

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  21. Another selection of gorgeous cards Brenda, love the die cuts and all the pretty flowers
    Lorraine x

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  22. Wonderful display of cards.Love all the colors and the flowers look gorgeous.

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  23. WOW !! So sooooooo lovely creations, pretty, the first is my fav !
    Big hugs dear Brenda ! xxx

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  24. Oh wow, these are all so very pretty Brenda. Love all the textures you have added to the flowers.

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  25. Oh my goodness absolutely stunning!!
    Lucy x

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  26. Beautiful projects Brenda.
    Mags
    x

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  27. Wow...Brenda, what beautiful cards and creations. awesome!

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  28. TL keep you awfully busy Brenda, amazing the number of products they release! Beautiful cards showcasing the new flower dies.

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  29. Gorgeous creations, those flowers are fabulous, the colours are wonderful and so many lovely layouts.
    I loved your Hooch, Sarn innocent, well not too sure about that, but I did write a take on the song Dancing Queen and she refused to let me publish it as she said I would never be out of detention.

    Kath x

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  30. gorgeous cards
    have a nice day

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  31. Oh my goodness brenda - these are all absolute beautiies - love the second one especially but they're all gorgeous! Wonderful makes! Hugs rachel x

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  32. Those flowers look great! In every colour! Hugs, Gerrina

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  33. Really stunning cards! Creative Blessings, Tracy x

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  34. An amazing selection of cards Brenda love everyone of them

    Anne

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  35. Another wonderful selection Brenda, they are all so gorgeous :o)
    Jackie xx

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  36. WOW Brenda these are all so beautiful.
    TL certainly keep you busy lol
    I adore the background you made on the first one.
    Have a great week honey x

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  37. My goodness Bredna you've been busy. Your cards are absolutly lovely. Barbxx

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  38. Wow, I sure love this selection and your cards are just so classy and elegant...xxhttp://thejourneyisthestarthere.blogspot.com.au/2015/11/orchid-mice.html

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  39. Holy cow Brenda, these are drop dead gorgeous! I think you sold me on this Tattered Lace product, looks like an amazing die set! hugs :)

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  40. They are so lovely and feminine.
    Hugs, Sarn xxx

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  41. Hallo liebe Brenda,
    da warst du ja in den letzen Tagen sehr fleißig und ganz zauberhafte Werke sind da bei dir entstanden,ich bin total begeistert,
    alle deine Karten hast du mit soviel liebe zum Detail gestaltet,hab noch einen schönen Tag und
    ganz liebe Grüße von Ulrike

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  42. Your cards and pillow box are gorgeous! The die cuts are beautiful!

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  43. Hi Brenda, thank you for stopping by! Your cards today as as lovely as ever. I like to see your variety and soft colours. Have a great day! NancyD

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  44. Oh my word Brenda, these are just stunning. That flower die is so pretty and even though you have used the same dies on each creation, they all look so different. I want that die!!! Michelle x

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  45. WoW Brenda, all cards are adorable as usual and I like the different style. They are all so elegant :-))
    Hugs, Andreja

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  46. How delicate and lovely, Brenda! These are beautiful! I enjoy creating florals all year long, and look forward to seeing more of your pretties throughout the winter months! hope you are enjoying a wonderful week! hugs, de

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  47. Crikey you are a cardmaking machine Brenda! TL are so lucky to have you on board!! I am loving all these projects, beautiful soft colours and delicate flowers.

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  48. So beautiful Brenda, every one is stunning Karen xx

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  49. So elegant cards, I love them all.

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  50. What delightful florals, Brenda - I absolutely love the one with the burlap thread and shabby edges - wonderful work!
    Alison xx

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  51. Beautiful cards Brenda, those floral dies look stunning,
    Avril xx

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  52. Great cards, love all those flowers, diferent then I use, we do not have that cind with greens and lovely colours ;)

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  53. Brenda got your note re the stupid robot thingy, I get it on an off and last night it drove me crazy... today it was ok up until last blog I went to....I am sure they don't like us...robots!! Taking over our pleasure.xxc
    Fabulous, love the creation and gorgeous colours used.
     { aNNie}

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  54. These are so so pretty and your wonderful designs compliment these flower designs perfectly a truly special collection love and hugs Caroe x

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  55. Beautiful as always!
    Hope you're well!

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  56. These are all so gorgeous, the pillow box is so beautiful, I always say to myself when I see them that I'll make one, and never get round to it.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

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  57. These are all so beautiful and so hard to pick a favourite but I do love the one you took to the Playground and it's such a great idea to use up strips of papers - you wouldn't guess there was a gap under the top piece. Hope all is well with you xx

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  58. Oh! My! You are a busy lady, Brenda! So many beautiful projects and love the shabby chic card with burlap ribbon. The papers for the pillow box and easel cards are so sweet!

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  59. Another beautiful collection of creations Brenda. I am so sorry to hear you have been unwell again. What a pair we are eh! Judy x

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