Saturday, 27 May 2017

A touch Vintage



Morning Peeps, it's Saturday so that means it's time for our new challenge at Allsorts and this week  Mervi would like to see some Vintage, our sponsor is Swedish House Crafts.

A scheduled post as I'm having a couple of ops this week and may or may not be home by the time this posts, so missing for blogland much of  the week, not ideal timing with our Birthday celebrations at Allsorts, but not a lot I can do about that.

Two creation from me this week, the one at the top was a play with Oxide inks, they certainly are a bit different just as Tim promised. After inking the top layer I used Timmy's Vintage egdes dies to cut the corners then randomly stamped the Butterflies which are from this weeks sponsor. I inked the base piece with just the vintage photo oxide ink and splattered with water to take out some of the colour. After mounting one piece onto the other I added a PB large Butterfly, sentiment which is also from our sponsor and seam binding and twin bows.


The card base for my second share was one ready made using two TH cabinet frames which I had fixed together with a central spine ready for stamping. The collage stamp is Penny Black inked with DI markers, stamped onto the base and a little of the colour dragged out with an almost  dry brush and the butterflies stamped a second time and decoupaged. The lovely Blake poem is from Clarity and I used a mask to add the butterflies and finally inked the edges.

There is plenty of inspiration from my teamies so do pop over the the challenge blog and take a peek.

38 comments:

  1. Beautiful display B, hope all goes well with the medical side of things.xx
    [aNNie]

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  2. A really beautiful card Brenda, xxx

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  3. Totally gorgeous makes, love them both, beautiful colours.
    Hoping you speed recovery;-))m

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  4. Beautiful vintage cards. Hope you will soon recover from your ops x

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  5. Two lovely makes Brenda..hope all goes well with your op's

    Anne

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  6. Beautiful cards. Hope it all goes well. Sending hugs.

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  7. Brenda these are beautiful projects - I do love the soft colours you have used, especially the sepia toned butterflies. That die cut on the top card is exquisite.
    Praying that your surgery goes well, and that you recover quickly and without complications
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  8. Perfect Vintage Brenda! I hope you're back home taking it easy, who knows you may enjoy a bit of sun over the weekend up North...xx

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  9. Beautiful cards. Brenda, I absolutely love the pastel colours on the first one and the fabulous butterfly.

    Pat xx

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  10. Sending healing hugs, Brenda

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  11. World Traveler! I love hearing about your journeys, Brenda, and hope you are enjoying yourself. Your use of the Oxides in your lovely creations is perfectly vintage! Definitely Old World and mysterious with ancient surprises only Nature can bestow upon us. Wonderful! xx

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  12. Beautiful work Brenda.
    All the best for your operations!

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  13. These are really lovely vintage style cards Brenda, not a style that I attempt very often if I am honest!! Love the chalky look of the first card and the lovely muted colours of the second. Hope the ops went well xx

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  14. wow gorgeous vintage feel card Brenda
    Gr Karin

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  15. I so hope that this will help you to be better. It's so hard to be in pain each day. I love your cards! The colors are stunning and the butterflies are fabulous! Hugs and prayers are with you, Robin

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  16. those are gorgeous crations!

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  17. Two beautiful cards again this week Brenda, you always know how to mix the perfect stamps, colors and embellishments to create such beauties!

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  18. totally gorgeous, Brenda! I love it! Great colour combo x

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  19. Brenda, you always make me blowing up with your creations!! LOVE these two vintage cards sooo much! I pinned both them!
    https://it.pinterest.com/pin/534802524491682445/ and https://it.pinterest.com/pin/534802524491682501/
    Fantastic soft feel with the oxides inks and colours! I just adore these sweet butterflies and the double bow with the string of the first one! Wonderful stenciling and stamping! You are always a great inspiration!!
    (I have ordered oxides and the TH cabinet die from an online store, because of your inspirations in a past post...) LOL :D I can't wait to play with them

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  20. Fabulous vintage cards Brenda love the colours,beautiful stamps and verse-love the gorgeous bow too
    Carol x

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  21. Two gorgeous vintage makes, love the colours and pretty butterflies
    Have a lovely bank holiday weekend
    Lorraine x

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  22. Absolutely gorgeous cards Brenda, beautifully designed and coloured, it's a beautiful combination of colours and images, Kate x

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  23. Awesome cards. I just love vintage cards.
    Valerija xx

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  24. Two stunners again this week Brenda, your eye for colours and design is amazing.
    Hope all is well!

    Kath x

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  25. AWESOME AWESOMENESS my friend. Missing you all very much. xx

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  26. Beautiful soft, vintage and warm projects! Dreamy ones too! Hope you enjoy the sunshine!

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  27. Beautiful cards Brenda and I especially like the first one. Great colours and beautifully balanced. I never tire of seeing the Tim Holtz die and it works perfectly with your gorgeous butterflies. Take care and get well soon. Crafty hugs Sandra x x

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  28. I love your vintage makes, both equally gorgeous Brenda.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

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  29. Brenda this is gorgeous butterfly themed creation. Adore the shape, your stamping and vintage feel.
    Hugs
    Desíre
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

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  30. There's been plenty of gorgeousness here since I last visited, trying to get back in to the swing of things after having a little break away from home and computer.
    I hope your ops went smoothly and that you will be recovered and back creating soon. x
    Lorraine

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  31. Beautiful creations Brenda!! Beautiful shape of them both. Hope you are doing good.

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  32. Hoping the ops were successful, Brenda--take care of yourself! I'm drooling over that first gorgeous card--love everything about it! The second project is beautiful, too!

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  33. Gorgeous card, love the soft colour, Liz x

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  34. Two beautiful makes Brenda - so pretty. Hope this week has gone well for you x

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  35. Two stunning vintage cards Brenda. I love the softness of your colours. I'm still catching up so hope that you are recovering well from your recent operations. Hugs, Barbxx

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  36. Wonderful vintage cards Brenda, gorgous colouring and designs xx

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