Thursday, 18 August 2016

More vanilla Butterflies



Morning Peeps, I have another card for the current Butterfly Challenge following the theme of Butterflies with Vanilla and/or Vase.

Again determined to get something made in spite of this painful malfunctioning body of mine I stuck with inkiness and splatters where you can't go wrong really and three Penny Black Butterflies along with distress inks in a 'vanillar'ish' colour. The sentiment is Visible Image.


I also have my card for our mid month inspirational post at Penny Black and More using the lovely 'Freshly Cut' stamp which I coloured with Spectrum Sparkle pens.

Short and sweet I'm afraid but have to listen to my body in the hope continued rest will eventually improve things.

52 comments:

  1. Beautiful butterfly card Brenda and a lovely background

    Anne

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  2. Your card is a beauty Brenda. I'm so sorry that you are still in so much pain. Big gentle hugs. Barbxx

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  3. Beautiful card Brenda!
    Hope u get well soon!
    Ayushi xx

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  4. beautiful card and butterflies are so real

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  5. Absolutely gorgeous! I love the butterflies...what company are they from? The honeycombs are so perfect in the background! You make so many stunning backgrounds!! Praying you are feeling better. Hugs, Robin

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  6. Love your pretty butterflies, Brenda. Sorry to hear things haven't improved after your holidays the way you has hoped, but I suppose listening to your body is a wise decision right now.
    Marianne x

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  7. Really lovely card, glad you can still enjoy your crafting. Have a good day. :)

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  8. Love the butterflies!!!
    Hugsss, Gaby

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  9. A beautiful card Brenda. Nothing wrong with a few splats and splodges. I think we all need to listen to our bodies sometimes, they often know better than us!!
    Take care and rest lots.
    Lesley

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  10. Utterly gorgeous! Love the colour, and the sentiment is perfect! x

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  11. Beautiful card! Hope you feel better soon!
    -Berina
    Moxie Craftie

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  12. Hallo liebe Brenda,
    ein Traum von einer Karte ist da bei dir entstanden,die zarten Farben passen gut zu den Schmetterlingen,
    glg ulrike

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  13. Very, very pretty, Brenda! I love your butterflies! I hope your body will soon cooperate and allow you to craft with freedom! Hugs, my friend!

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  14. A lovely card, such beautiful colours and butterflies. I hope you're soon feeling better.
    Kath x

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  15. What a lovely card such gentle colour and lovely butterflies.
    I do hope the rest helps you make some progress it must be very frustrating
    Jackie x

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  16. Brenda, mi dispiace per il tuo braccio! Auguri di veloce guarigione!!!
    La tua card, nonostante il tuo malessere, è SPLENDIDA!! Adoro queste delicate farfalle sullo sfondo a stencil e splatter!
    Abbracci!!

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  17. I really do appreciate that you enter my challenges especially when your not feeling 100%.this card is gorgeous. I just love those butterflies. Thank you for fluttering by my challenge. Hugs Mrs A.

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  18. Gorgeous card and colours, glad to see you still making even if they are quico and inky....I still love them.

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  19. Another gorgeous card Brenda, a lovely inky background and pretty butterflies, perfect for Mrs A's challenge. So glad you are persevering with crafting too.
    Lorraine

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  20. It is a lovely card Brenda, and I love that sentiment

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  21. I love this Brenda, the butterflies are so beautiful
    Kevin xx

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  22. gorgeous card!
    I just love your cards!
    they are always amazing!
    lots of hugs
    Fiki

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  23. Stunning & artistic, Brenda--love this card! Sure hope things are better soon!

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  24. Loving the vanilla and the CAS grunge look. Great easel card too. Hope you continue to improve. Lynn x

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  25. Beautifull cards, the butterfly one is my fav!!
    ♥Hugs Valentina♥

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  26. Schitterende kaart heel mooie tekst
    Groetjes Gerrie

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  27. Beautiful colours combined on this gorgeous creation...
     {aNNie}

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  28. Good that you try to listen to your body and not the heart... Wish you all the poatient you need for that!
    Love the grungy-style with the "light butterflies"and in the soft colours!
    The flowercard is almost the opposite, but a beautiful one aswell! Hugs, Gerrina

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  29. It is just so inspiring when popping in here. Always a delight and your creations are one more beautiful than the other, Brenda.
    Hugs
    Desíre
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

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  30. Two gorgeous cards Brenda, I love the inkiness and splatter with your beautiful butterflies.

    Patxx

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  31. Love butterflies Brenda, in any form, and this is gorgeous. Judy x

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  32. Wow, both cards are beautiful. The butterfly card ist my favorite.
    Hugs Carola

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  33. Two very pretty cards Brenda, your inking is beautiful as always and gorgeous easel card with those pretty flowers. Hope you get some relief from the pain soon!

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  34. Wonderful card. Love the butterflies.
    Valerija xx

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  35. Fabulous cards. totally loved the butterfly one;-))m

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  36. Such pretty butterflies and the honeycomb is gorgeous
    Cheers
    Dr Sonia

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  37. Both so lovely Brenda with perfect stamping and matting as always. I do hope that improvement comes to you soon, please don't overdo things. Nicola x

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  38. Wow 2 beautiful makes dearie as always. So glad you're managing to craft a little even when your body is misbehaving. I love to see your creations. Hang in there sweetie. Big hugs X xx

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  39. Oh my favourite butterfly's adore these cards hun especially the first one hugs cheryl xx

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  40. I'm so sorry that you are still in so much pain.
    Take care and don´t lose your bodytalk, it´s the best you can take.
    Lovely cards - both
    CU hellerlittle

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  41. these are both beautiful brenda! glad to see you're still able to create and post your gorgeous cards and i hope you're able to continue to do so without pain soon!

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  42. Both beautiful card great easel card and gorgeous bow-but love the first one fabulous background and great sentiment
    Carol x

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  43. Meant to add hope you feel better soon
    Carol x

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  44. Love those autumnal colours and gorgeous stamped image Brenda. Funnily enough I have just bought the same stamp and hope to use it soon.
    Hope you are feeling much better brenda.

    Shirley

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  45. Stunning cards! The first one is my absolute favorite! The butterflies and the stamp! It is so beautiful. Thank you for sharing such a wonderful piece!

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  46. Loving both of these beautiful cards. I have pinned the second one as I love that fabulous fold. The flowers are so beautiful...love the hot bold colour of the blooms, mats and ribbon.
    The first is stunning. The sentiment just catches at my heart. I think you always have such lovely sentiment stamps!

    Totally understand about your health. We have spent the month of August up at the lake. I seem to do better there with my arthritis, as it is hot and dry heat here. The temps have ranged around 30 to 36 degrees. We have had scads of company though, so DH has shouldered more than half of the housework and cooking tasks. So much fun to spend time with good friends and family!

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  47. Love the delicate air-brushed look of the stencilling behind the butterflies, and though I'm sorry to hear you're so under the weather, I'm glad you're still managing to do some crafting. Sending hugs.
    Alison x

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