Monday, 4 January 2016

New stash at FlonzCraft and some CHA shares



We have a new challenge starting today over at FlonzCraft Vintage Stamping Challenges, this month our theme is New Stash. As always there is a very generous $20 voucher to be won from FlonzCraft.And please remember that although our title has Vintage in it, your entries do not have to be vintage, everything is welcome providing there is hand stamping focally on your work.

Believe it or not it's always a theme I struggle with as the family gave up giving me crafting goodies for Christmas years ago, taking the view..................probably quite correctly.............that I already have far too much. So the best I can offer in the way of new stash is the DP's on this card which I bought a few weeks ago.

I stamped the pretty little girl appropriately called Girl under umbrella with versafine back and embossed her with detail clear powder, coloured her with spectrum pencils and paper pieced her dress. The lattice to the left is Tattered Lace and the papers Trimcraft Mulberry Kisses, a gorgeous collection on lovely plus, greens and pale purples. I used some ready made flowers and curled some offcuts of papers to tuck between them.


And here are a few Tattered Lace shares covering a range of new dies and products coming up this week both here and across the pond and as some are special CHA launches there is quite an American influence going on. I have to confess that it's been so full on the last couple of weeks with sample making that I have got to the point where I am not totally sure what are for which show, so this is a very mixed bunch of the American style samples from the sixty plus I created for the shows.




By the time this post goes live I will be on my way across the pond (not any more thanks to this dodgy body of mine, looks like today will see a day or two in hospital whilst they sort me out again) so this is scheduled and there are a couple more posts scheduled during the next week with more of my offerings for the shows.

I hope you all have a good week.

38 comments:

  1. Fabulous cards, I really love the first one!!!
    Hugsss, Gaby

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  2. Fabulous selection of cards Brenda all so different but equally lovely

    Anne

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  3. I see you will use that hexagon die a lot and lot the display here with the horse, very classy. Your cards are a real delight Brenda, always love to call in and see them...xx
     {aNNie}

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  4. Gorgeous cards, love the stunning statue card with gold and black, striking;-))m

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  5. All are so gorgeous creations! Love this cute girl under umbrella and so many refreshing designs with beautiful dies!
    Take care of your health!

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  6. Such a fabulous collection of cards, very inspiring :-) xx

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  7. Gorgeous cards Brenda. I especially adore the cowboys themed ones!
    That's awful that you had to cancel your trip. Hope you're back on your feet very soon! x

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  8. WOW!! Amazing cards!! Love the vintage look & the girl under the umbrella is so pretty!!
    Wishing you a happy, healthy, joyful 2016!! May all your health issues be solved soon & I wish 2016 be more happier for you :)
    Happy crafting!!
    Hugs, Priyanka :)

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  9. Love your card, so pretty and a great image. What fantastic CHA samples, I love that Statue of Liberty die. Hoping you are getting sorted out!
    Lynn x

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  10. Oh no so sorry you are not doing good and your trip is cancelled! Stunning cards! Love the gorgeous purple and pretty papers! And all you die cards are so creative and fabulous!
    Lucy x

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  11. Oh, really so sorry for you, Brenda!! I hope that in the hospital could help you to feel well!
    Belle cards, la prima è molto dolce e le altre sono così diverse dal solito con questo tema!

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  12. My goodness Brenda you have been so busy creating all these gorgeous samples, how do you do it? Each one is so different and such great designs too. I love the shades of purple and lilac in the first one and your hexagonal cowboy card. I hope you get your health sorted out soon and wish you Happy and Healthy 2016.
    Lorraine

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  13. Beautiful set of cards Brenda, I love all the die cut flowers on the card with the Statue of Liberty. So sorry you are not well today I do hope they soon sort you out in hospital and you are soon back home, sending you some hugs.

    Pat xx

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  14. Lovely collection of cards Brenda, the first one's very fitting I have to say, we've all had to had a brolly handy lately, I adore the flowers on the second, stunning! wonderful designs, lovely!
    Hugs Jacee
    Simply Paper Card Design

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  15. Happy New Year Brenda! What awesome cards.

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  16. Oh Brenda, I'm so sorry to hear that you're not well and that you missed out on your trip.
    You've made some really wonderful TL samples and I'm sure that they will be so upset at not having you there. Take care xx

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  17. Oh Brenda, so very sorry you got knocked out of going. I just hate this for you. Healing thoughts to you, sweet friend. Hugs, Autumn

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  18. What a fabulous selection of cards, Brenda.

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  19. You've been so productive! What a shame you can't make the trip, I know you need to get sorted out so you might not be as disappointed as I am for you! I do hope you get another chance to go...

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  20. Fabulous set of cards Brenda, love the little girl with the umbrella . I'm fascinated with the lines on the gold card, is that done with a die or a stencil? Must investigate further.

    Joan x

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  21. Wow hun what can I say creative or what each and every one stunning,just wanted to wish you a happy new year and hope 2016 is amazing hugs cheryl xx

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  22. Another fabulous collection. love the papers on the first card and the black and gold on the second card.
    Fingers crossed
    Kath x

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  23. Beautiful cards Brenda!! Love them all!! Hope you feel better soon. take care..
    -Berina
    Moxie Craftie

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  24. Wow, so many wonderful creations. I love these cards.

    Hope you start feeling better soon.

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  25. Happy New Year Brenda, sorry it's been a while since I last visited. What a super selection of cards today, you have been busy! Love them all, especially the first one. Happy New Year, Jx

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  26. What a wonderful selection of cards Brenda, you have been busy :o)
    Jackie xx

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  27. Wonderful cards as always Brenda. So sorry to hear things are not too good for you at the moment. Hope your hospital stay is short and that you get some relief from your health problems very soon. xx

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  28. A beautiful line up of cards Brenda. Sorry to hear your vacay got cancelled, hope everything goes well at the hospital. I hope you had a wonderful New Years! Here's to another year full of love, laughter and crafting! hugs :)

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  29. Amazing samples, Brenda - looks like you've been creating up a storm. I love the drama of the gilded Statue of Liberty with those wonderful flowers, and the little girl with the umbrella is adorable.

    So sorry to read your trip has been delayed, and I hope they won't be keeping you too long in hospital. Wishing you well.
    Alison xx

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  30. What a great row of cards! Love the little girlcard, but my favorite is your second; what a beautiful design and modern colours with the metal ones! Not so great that your trip to the CHA is cancelled and that you are in the hospital again. Sending some positive energy your way again! Hugs, Gerrina

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  31. Hi Brenda your card selections are always so beautiful the designs are amazing so are the images and colours, awesome work.
    hugs
    lorraine x

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  32. A gorgeous selection of cards Brenda.
    Mags
    x

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  33. Fabulous cards Brenda, and making 60 for the shows - what a feat.
    So sorry to hear you've had to cancel your trip to CHA and are in hospital, hope you're on the mend soon
    Avril xx

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  34. Wonderful selection of cards, Brenda. Hope you're feeling improved soon - it is a frustrating and disconcerting feeling to be held hostage by one's body. You've really captured the essence of the American history in your creations. The are all so distinct and incredible! Hugs, de

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  35. Just gorgeous creations Brenda. I am so sorry you didn't make it to CHA, that's one of my dreams so I know how frustrating and heart breaking it must be. You need to take a step back and let your body rest hun, I am so sorry you are so rough again, please don't worry about visiting, rest and recuperate is the order of the day huni Karen xx

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  36. You are one mighty talented lady Brenda.

    Warm crafty hugs from Shirl x x x
    ShirlsCards.

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  37. Hi Brenda, as usual your cards are gorgeous. Sorry to hear you're not well and have had to cancel your plan, I hope you feel better soon
    Claire xx

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  38. Oh my goodness, Brenda--that Statue of Liberty card is breathtaking! So happy you were inspired by my cascading hearts card--sweet of you to let me know!

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