Monday, 9 April 2018

Eastern promise

Today's it's my turn again to post over at the Chocolate Baroque blog with artwork featuring the Easter stamps featured on Lesleys recent Hochanda shows.

I have used several stamps including SerenityWisteria LaneArtistic AffirmationsIndian Textiles  and you will find all the details and how I created each piece can be found over at the blog link above. 

I got real grief from eldest daughter about this one, she's a senior ethics tutor and told me in no uncertain terms that I got the colours all wrong, it has to be oranges or nothing, telling her it's artistic licence fell on deaf ears.

As always I appreciate all your visits and kind words and hope that after this weeks hospital procedures I will soon be feeling well enough to start visiting you all again.


Ellibelle said...

Such gorgeous creations Brenda, the stamps are amazing and you created some beautiful pieces of art with them and the gorgeous colors and inks.
Hope you have a good day, we're snow covered again...I think spring lost its way LOL

Babs Watson said...

Love all your gorgeous inky cards Brenda loads of lovely stamps and colours. Hope you bounce back soon.
Hugs Babs x

Pat said...

Gorgeous cards Brenda, I love the colours of the last one and the wonderful sentiments on the others.

Pat xx

Sophie said...

Wunderschöne, traumhafte Karten.
Ich bin begeistert.

Liebe Grüße von Sophie

Gerrina said...

Wow so many beautiful and serene cards! Sending positive energy to you! Hugs, Gerrina

scrAPpamondo said...

Fantastic inspirations on CB stamps!! Love these affirmations sentiment! The third sample is just stunning, such great mixed media! I have to try the techniques you used here! The second one looks very elegant and so classy. And then I absolutely Love, love, love the Serenity cards!!! Wow!! Pinned both! and
I can't talk about the right ethic colors, but I just adore those used here... they are just AMAZING....!!! :D Wonderful fussy cut for the greens in the last card, it looks so beautiful!
Big hugs and my best wishes for your important week!

Sarah said...

Beautiful cards Brenda. I hope this week goes well for you xx

Wendy L said...

Wonderful cards Brenda, great stamps, xxx

Crafting Queen said...

Stunning cards! I love then all. Good luck. Anesha

Lynne said...

All beautiful cards, but I especially like the colours of the first and the last one x

SusanLotus said...

WOW! These are all very beautiful.
Peace and love,

Lorraine said...

A gorgeous selection of cards Brenda, I would go with your artistic license any day of the year!
Lorraine x

Joan said...

Lovely set of cards Brenda, I'm feeling a need for those affirmations stamps !

Joan x

Liz said...

Beautiful cards, Brenda. My favourite is the last one - what stunning colours! I agree with you about artistic licence. Wouldn't it be boring if all cards were made in traditional colours. :-) xx

Viv's Visuals said...

Gorgeous makes my friend. Hope all goes well for you later this week - and as for me - I am lying down in a darkened room from 6.30pm tomorrow night and not emerging till Wednesday morning. x

Fikreta said...

your cards are gorgeous!
love them!

crafty-stamper said...

Beautiful selection of cards Brenda I really love the third one and best wishes for a speedy recovery
Carol x

Paper Creations by Shirley said...

HI Brenda, I just saw these over at the CB blog and came back here to tell you how beautiful I think they all are. Gorgeous ! I hope you are doing well, Shirleyx

Maxine D said...

All your card are beautiful Brenda, and you can't make every card using that stamp in orange!!
Praying for a successful hospital visit

sue w. said...

Well Brenda, I'm with you and the artistic license. Both colours look wonderful but I am drawn to the purple one. Fab cards.
Hugs Sue W.

Berina RGA said...

Beautiful creations Brenda! Love the colors! I'm surely with you on the artistic license ;)

Caro´s kreative Welt said...

Oh wowww Brenda, these are fantastic cards again, just great.
Hugs Carola

susiestacey said...

Stunning cards and despite your daughters opinion - l absolutely love the colours of the last one xx

Kathleen said...

Don't know how I missed this yesterday, my mind must have been on other square things,
Fabulous set of cards, love that golden sun and the lovely warm colours.
Love the flowers and your multiple stamping, super design.
Third card, great sentiment, perfect for you.
Another super background and the black card really sets them off.

Kath x

MRS DUCK said...

Hi Brenda
Beautiful set of cards.
A little artistic licence never hurt anyone lol!!!
Best wishes.
Ang x

Mau xx said...

Wow! a beautiful collection Brenda, I have been looking back at all your past posts and you make some beautiful cards! considering you much have been struggling health wise you have not lost your artistic talent!
Love your Nails too :-) I am blessed witth long nails too and love to keep them polished.....except I am a church mouse and can't afford to have a manicure
Hugs Mau xx

Pollard Carole said...

just loving those oriental design so elegant and great colours. Another fabulous selection of amazing designs Love and hugs Carole x

Stir Your Creativity said...

This is so incredible!

KandA said...

An amazing collection of cards as always Brenda. I do hope the hospital went well xx

nnalorac said...

There're all so lovely Brenda, love how you create beautiful scenes with your stamps. Imaginations a great thing when it comes to colour. Hope things go well for you, take care. Carol xx

Fliss said...

Really gorgeous cards Brenda. Love them all and I think the purple shaded one is perfect (might be a bit biased though as I love purple!)
Sorry to not visit as much lately, things have got in the way of blogging time!
Fliss xx

Barb said...

A beautiful selection of cards Brenda. My favourite is the purple card and I'm very impressed with all the fussy cut leaves. Barbxx

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