Saturday, 7 May 2022

Painted Lady


Morning everyone, time for another challenge at 
Allsorts where Lolo has selected the theme of 'Favourite stamps and dies'. This weeks prizes comes from Oakwood Archer.

For the above card which was for a Stampendous Create and Craft TV show I have used Fran's Painted Lady available in the UK from Oakwood. I wanted to create a soft ethereal feel so for the background used a piece of patterned rice paper sprayed with Oxides, then stamped and heat embossed the image with detail white EP and added just a little colour with Distress markers.


A second share also for a recent TV show using Stampendous Geranium Pitcher, I kept it fairly simple, stamping with Versafine Clair and coloured with Oakwoods brand new sparkle pens. At the moment they are only available from Create and Craft here but for sixteen pens great value at £34.84 (or £31.36 if you are a club member, that's £1.96 per pen, almost half the price of some other brands). The frame and circles are all part of a set from Carnation Crafts, the main frame is a really good size, the card above is an 8x8.

Thanks so much your your visits and hope everyone has a good weekend.
 
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29 comments:

Tina Z. said...

Both are stunning and so different, I always love your cards.

Craftyfield said...

My favourite is the Painted Lady card of course, with that touch of grunge! x

meg said...

The Painted Lady card looks so delicate in those beautiful colours, the geranium card is a beauty in vibrant purple/lilac tones

Pauline C said...

2 beautiful cards again today Brenda. I particularly love the painted lady … the sprayed background is stunning and the white embossed stamping looks so perfect with it.
Pauline xx

kiwimeskreations said...

Beautiful cards Brenda - loving the 'painted lady' one in particular - that is spectacular
Blessings
Maxine

Alice (scrAPpamondo) said...

Sei riuscita perfettamente a creare un look davvero etereo e delicato per quella farfalla sul fore, Brenda! Un sogno!! La timbrata direttamente sul bellissimo sfondo rende davvero moltissimo l'effetto etereo! Colori bellissimi!
Nella seconda card il frame di Carnation Craft delimita l'immagine in modo delizioso. Non conoscevo questo brand di fustelle prima di vederle sulle card di Anesha e devo dire che sono davvero belle. Gli uccellini e l'innaffiatoio con i fiori sono dolcissimi e li hai colorati così bene!!Sono sicura che il luccichio è ancora più bello nella realtà.
Ti auguro un buon weekend, qui oggi è spuntato qualche raggio di sole, ma hanno già detto che non durerà e ci aspetta ancora una settimana di pioggia...
Abbracci

Sue's Crafty Corner said...

Two stunning cards Brenda.

Sue xx

Gerrina said...

Purple and blue flowers; love them both! Again beautiful art work Brenda! The first reminds me that I must do something with the old, but loved, butterfly dies... You got me inspired again! Enjoy the weekend!

Pat said...

Two gorgeous cards Brenda, love the white butterfly on the first and the beautiful image on the second. Have a good weekend.

Pat xx

crafty-stamper said...

Both beautiful cards Brenda but your Painted Lady butterfly looks fabulous and a great background
Carol x

Carole said...

Stunning cards Brenda and I am especially drawn to the first one, the colours and of course a beautiful butterfly. x

cuilliesocks said...

Your first card is totally stunning Brenda, I love the colours and design, so very creative. Your second card is so pretty, lovely images and colours too, have a great weekend, Kate x

Sarn said...

Two brilliant cards. I particularly like the first inky one with the pretty stamping. xxx

Ellibelle said...

Two beautifully done cards Brenda, great details and I am especially loving the inky-ness on the first. But how sweet is the little watering can scene with the birds and bees, and the blue Geranium looks gorgeous!

Chris said...

Both cards beautiful Brenda, have to say I'm particularly drawn to the first one with the delicate white embossed butterfly, it's absolutely stunning!
xx

KraftyKoolKat said...

Two really awesome creations Brenda. I really love The Painted Lady first one but they are both great. I can't comment on friends cards at the moment as Bloglovin is playing up again. I am having to comment on yours through WLS DT blog.
Hugs
Cathy
xxxx

Greta said...

Wow--that first card is one of my favorites, Brenda! Absolutely love it!

Crafting Queen said...

Two wonderful cards. Have a great weekend. Hugs Anesha

Rainey's Craft Room said...

You've created two gorgeous cards Brenda, the Painted Lady image is so wonderful.
Lorraine

Vee Cassidy said...

That painted lady card is very beautiful I love the colours. The second is delightful too. Vee xx

Helen said...

your first card is so beautiful! shame we only got a point against Spurs, think that's probably the quad gone.... but keep hoping!

Wendy L said...

Both lovely Brenda, the watering can is really pretty xxx

Linby said...

Two very pretty cards. I've never stamped onto rice paper but I love the effect, so I must have a go at that. Love that bright pop of the die cut around your second card too.

Dena J said...

Love, love, love the butterfly. My favorite colors. Beautiful cards

Mrs.B said...

Two gorgeous cards, the Painted Lady looks stunning on that grungy background. Love the pretty frame you used with those pretty Geraniums.
Avril xx

Mervi said...

Stunning cards both, love the first one, the stamp and the colours.

Conny said...

Wow.. amazing cards, Brenda! Love the white butterfly!

Hugs,
Conny

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous cards Brenda :-) the Painted Lady is stunning! I love the background and white embossing, absolutely fabulous!
The 2nd card with the little birds is so cute too! Love the image and fancy frame very pretty :-)

Hope you have a great week!
luv
Lols x x x

Keep It Sweet and Simple said...

2 fabulous cards, Brenda.
LOVE your painted lady -so beautiful and delicate.
And such sweet, little birds on your 2nd card. I can just imagine them hopping about and tweeting away.
xxx