Saturday, 14 July 2018

Flowers all over


Morning Peeps, time for our new Allsorts challenge and this one is a bit different as it's a two week challenge. It's always a few busy weeks during the holiday season so we decided it it would make sense to have two week challenges until the end of August to give both the DT and all you lovely entrants a bit more time to enjoy the holidays.

Mervi has chosen the theme which is 'Flowers all Over' and our sponsor is Swedish House Crafts. My teame mates have made some lovelt floral inspiration so do pop over to the challenge blog and take a peek. I have also had a rummage thriugh my unused work folder and come up with one that I think will fit into the current Butterfly Challenge.

I used one my my current favourite Penny Black Poppy stamps called Spontaneous Joy. I used Distress Markers to inky the stamp and repear stamped it around a piece of Fabriano. I then cut the piece into four using TL pin dot dies and before assembling stamped a PB sentiment into the midde section. To get depth I increased the layers of foam tape with each layer, added a few sequins and matter onto coordinationg card.


Here is my entry for the Butterfly challenge and I think it incorporates five of the elemements, Wisteria, Wine (naturally), Wheat, Wire and of course the Butterflies, I don't own any washi tape so that one is missing as is the window. The stamps are all Chocolate Baroque stamped onto a panel which I first masked, added some DI's then used Distres Markers direct to stamp to add the flowers and removed the side masks so that the flowers extended slightly out of the frame. Two CB Butterflies stamped and cut out, wire antenna and a Penny Black sentiment.

I hope you all have a lovely weekend and look forward to seeing you over at Allsorts.


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23 comments:

Wendy L said...

Beautiful pieces Brenda. xxxx

Lynne said...

Both gorgeous cards Brenda. I love the design on the top card and great stamping and such pretty butterflies on the bottom card x

Craftyfield said...

Both cards are well designed and beautiful, Brenda. I like the second especially as I always think stamping in colour is so much better, more true to nature anyhow! xx

aussie aNNie said...

Beautiful cards and gorgeous stamping.x

Pat said...

Two gorgeous cards Brenda, lovely design on the first, stunning image and colours on the second. Have a good weekend.

Pat xx

Cath Wilson said...

Love the butterfly challenge card, Brenda - very clever and you managed the antennae, which I wasn't able to do - bravo! But I really love the design card - lovely and a lot more work than you say... it's worked out so beautifully! Such a pretty stamp and beautifully used.

Have a lovely weekend.

Cath x

nnalorac said...

Beautiful designs on both cards Brenda, especially love the butterfly challenge one, so love the colours and flowers. Carol xx

Gerrina said...

Without poppies no flowerpost :) They look so good on your first card! But my favorite is the 2nd; love the CAAS-style and the 'out of the frame'butterflies! Enjoy the weekend!

Mervi said...

Love the poppies card, stunning and stylish! Both beautiful cards, thanks.
Happy sunny weekend;-))m

ALI said...

Two beautifully designed cards Brenda, love the colours.
I messed my post up it should have gone live on the morning of Englands Match... :(

scrAPpamondo said...

Every time I look at yur cards I say myself that there is a technique that I haven't tried yet... :D LOL ...and I am always speechless about your wonderful creations! :) LOVE that increased layered poppies card, so simple and elegant, very impressive!!!
Pinned https://it.pinterest.com/pin/534802524497820107/
Also the second card looks so elegant and magical with those butterflies fluttering on the flower, and I have learn another tip to add a delicate feel to a natural scene. Thank so much for all your inspirations.
Spero che tu abbia un bel weekend, qui fa caldo, c'è molta umidità, le nuvole vanno e vengono e il tempo non è stabile.
Abbracci!

Sandma's Handmade Cards said...

Two beautiful floral creations Brenda that both show your stamping and colouring at their best....fabulous! Crafty hugs, Sandra xx

Helen said...

both cards are fabulous, of course, that goes without saying but the first one is absolutely gorgeous.

Mrs A. said...

I love the first card as it is pink but oh my the seven one is gorgeous and fits my butterfly challenge so perfectly. You know that you can make up your own washi tape! I love this arrangement of flowers and the colours are superb. Thankyou so much for joining in and spinning the butterfly wheel with me this week. Hugs Mrs A.

Sarah said...

You always do florals so Well Brenda, and these are both beauties xx

Kathleen said...

Two fabulous cards, love the poppy image and the design of the card, I really must give this a try, it looks stunning.
The second card is really lovely too, a lovely scene and like the way you have carried the colours to the butterflies.

Kath x

Crafting Queen said...

Two beautiful cards Brenda. Hope you and your furry babies are keeping cool.

Donna Ellis said...

Brenda, you cannot go wrong with choosing flowers for a theme! Beautiful cards. I especially love the PB creation! Wishing you well, de

Sue's Crafty Corner said...

Two fantastic cards Brenda.

Sue xx

Gerrie's kaarten said...

Zoals altijd zijn het weer prachtige kaarten
Groetjes Gerrie

KT Fit Kitty said...

Your cards are beautiful, Brenda! I especially love your colour choices and layering on the first card, simply gorgeous! The second card is a delight to the eyes, love those butterflies! Hope you're having a good day today!

Ellibelle said...

Two wonderful creations Brenda, gorgeous flowers!!

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Catching up after my hol, these are both gorgeous, love them