Monday, 4 November 2013

Traditional Christmas



Today sees our new challenge over at FlonzCraft Vintage Stamping Challenges where as usual there is a fab $20 voucher to spend on FlonzCraft stamps so every reason to join in with this months theme of Traditional Christmas Time.

I have used this pretty little girl and paper pieced her, added some holly leaves, poinsettia and Christmas trees which were cut on the Cricut. I would like to enter this into............

Christmas card challenge - Dimension
Heck of a challenge - In the frame

It's also the day to share this weeks DT piece for Prickly Pear and it's another comfort zone Autumnal one for me using the lovely matching leaf dies and stamps which were cut from a piece of card sprayed with Dylusions. Don't forget we also have a sketch competition going on with some yummy goodies up for grabs, there is a direct link on my sidebar. I would like to enter this into..........

Amusing challenges - Autumn colours
Glitter n Sparkle - Leaves


I hope you will join our FVS challenge this month and also our sketch competition over at PPRS.


71 comments:

scrappymo! said...

Two more wonderful cards Brenda...that second one just calls out to me so...think it is because I have some autumn papers on my desk trying to inspire my self to create with them! lol

My hands are a little better this week so maybe I will get a bit more done!

Stamps and Paper said...

Two lovely cards. Brenda love the paper piecing on your vintage card...lie the idea of the strips of paper on your second card and fabulous colours

Anne

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Love the vintage card, those holly leaves look fab and your Autumnal card is beautiful, love the banners and leaves

Marianne said...

Stunning cards Brenda!! Beautiful colours!
xxx Marianne

Astrid Maclean said...

Both cards are gorgeous, I love a traditional Christmas, the colours are stunning!

Gerrina said...

Love both cards! The trees on the first are fun! The second card I find it super original! Hugs, Gerrina

Crafting Queen said...

Two great cards. Have a good week. :)

Iri said...

I like autumn card. It if beautiful!

Patry Ro said...

Beautiful creations! thanks for sharing Brenda.

Sue said...

Stunning cards Brenda, such beautiful designs and gorgeous colours.
Sue xx

Suman Pandit said...

love both the cards, second one a we bit better than the first !!

Juls said...

Fab makes as always, loving the 2nd card, so very autumnal & stylish & fabby way of using up those snippets!! Hugs Juls

zub momi said...

Beautiful cards! Love all the embellishments and the color combination :)

Dobra said...

Card is very beautiful
Great presented and wonderfully decorated.
I really like

rachel said...

two gorgeous cars Brenda but I really adore the bottom one - such a clever use of paper scraps - fabulous idea ss

Sidelle Menon said...

Again such amazing cards ....Love the girl and the poinseitta's but the trees look so adourable....the second autumn card looks classic because of that embellishment that you made..two pretty projects .....

Lau W said...

So lovely details on the Christmas card, wow, the big flower, trees, paper pieced, all is wonderful !
Love the automnal card too !!
Have a nice day my sweet friend !
xxx

Michelle J M said...

Two wonderful cards Brenda. Love the vintage look of the first one and the colours and leaves are fabulous on the second. Michelle x

Sarah said...

Two beauties Brenda!! Love the paper pieced frock on the first and the gorgeous papers for your banners in the second one xx

Tanya said...

Beautiful cards brenda, they're both fab :)

Tags xx

Paper Creations by Shirley said...

Both cards are beautiful Brenda, I especially love the top one. The flowers are gorgeous. I recently purchased SB Poinsettias, I need to get using them on cards (along with all the other dies that are multiplying in my stash). I hope you are doing better, take good care, Shirleyx

Jane Willis said...

Love the cards, especially the autumn one - my favourite colours for my favourite season

Julye said...

2 fab cards one very vintage in feel the other I think quite modern.

Dora said...

beautiful cards!! both cards looks so lovely.
nice decorated!

Rianne Timmers said...

Ze zijn beide heel mooi en apart.
liefs Rianne

Inkypinkydelights said...

Two beautiful cards Brenda. Judy x

KT Fit Kitty said...

I love both cards - excellent paper-piecing on the holiday card, and I love the layout of the fall card with those strips of DP. Very nice - I enjoy the inspiration I get here on your blog.

stempelbavaria said...

Hello Brenda,
both cards are beautiful!
Hugs
Daniela

Pat said...

As always Brenda two beautiful cards, love the Christmas one with a lovely image and great design on the second.

Pat xx

Berina RGA said...

both are very beautiful Brenda.. the girl image is very nice.. the poinsettia is beautiful!!
-Berina
Moxie Craftie

Paula (PEP) said...

Your second card is very autumnal indeed & I love the way your button & twine literally tie it all together. Your paper pieced dress in the first card reminds of my childhood & the dressing up for Christmas. The poinsettia & holly leaves is a super touch.
Paula (PEP)

Eva Olmo said...

Wowwww, beautiful cards Brenda!

Sarah said...

Stunning cards B x

ALI said...

Another beautiful couple of card, love the leave on the poinsettia!

Beverley said...

Beautiful cards, loving the autumnal ribbon/banner card. Hugs Bev x

Lorraine said...

Two gorgeous cards Brenda. The christmas card looks fabulous and I love the pretty papers on your autumnal card.
Lorraine x

kanda said...

Both fabulous cards Brenda. Love the design,colours and details of the autumn card and the poinsettia on the christmas card is wonderful xx

Kathleen said...

Two brilliant cards and it seems that I missed yesterdays posting and what a fabulous selection to have missed, especially love the Santa one.

Kath x

Clare said...

Two beautiful cards, both very different to one another and both just as lovely.

Denise Bryant said...

Lovely cards! I really like the paper piecing, poinsettia and decorated trees to embellish the first card, and the pretty fall banners in the second card!

catherine said...

Both of these are fabulous cards Brenda. Great colours
x catherine

Debby said...

fabulous card ...love your Traditional Christmas card...such lovely detail. Thanks for joining us at Glitter N Sparkle in this weeks challenge.
Debby DT Glitter N Sparkle

Donna Ellis said...

Two beautiful cards, Brenda! I especially am partial to your Victorian card! So pretty! hugs, de

Gail said...

Wonderful cards!
Love the poinsettia!
Great banners on the bottom one. Excellant colors!

mags said...

Two gorgeous cards Brenda. The christmas card is my particular favourite.
Mags
x

May said...

Gorgeous cards as always Brenda....Love the vintage Christmas card the image is beautiful...the autumn card is delightful Love the colours & design.....Hugs May x x x

Jackie said...

Two gorgeous cards, lovely paperpiecing :o)
Jackie xx

Eret said...

Ooh how beautiful Christmas card and fantastic leaf cluster on the second card. Magnificent work, Brenda!
Hugs,
Eret

Bridie Payne said...

Oh she's a stunner, I love the deep traditional Christmas colours. I'm feeling a bit of a traditional Christmas revival in my next craft session!

Thank you so much for leaving a lovely comment on my blog

Happy Crafting!

Hugs

Bridie@BGPayne Crafts

Tracy said...

Love your paper piecing Brenda, fab image too. The design on the second card is great for using up those lovely scraps we just can't seem to throw away.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Viv's Visuals said...

Two lovely cards - Trad Xmas one is wonderful Brenda! x

Paper Profusion said...

Both are absolutely gorgeous Brenda. I hope all is as well with you as can be. Nicola x

Ellie said...

Such beautiful creations Brenda! Love them both!!

vicki said...

Hi Brenda wow your cards are beautiful :) I love the christmas tree too :)

Hugs

Vic

Michelle Pearson said...

love your cards Brenda! The banners on the PPRS sketch card are such fun! :) Thank you!

Fandhmum said...

Love both but traditional Xmas has won for me today
Rosie x

Desire Fourie said...

Beautiful creativity as always, Brenda. Loving the vintage Christmas design and the various patterned flags on the second tied together beautifully with the button, twine and leaves.
Hugs
Desíre
{Doing Life – my personal blog}

Robin said...

These are just gorgeous! Hugs, Robin

Rhonda Miller said...

These are lovely.

SusanLotus said...

These are gorgeous!
I love how you made the dress on the beautiful vintage card.
And Fall cards are special to me. <3

Hugs
Susan.

Jennifer Scull said...

both of these are so very pretty! I really like the vintage feel to the first one though. Flonz has such gorgeous stamps.

Dots Dabbles said...

Hi Brenda. Oh I absolutely looove the paper pieced girl! The christmas trees and poinsetta are a stunning way to finish it off. So very beautiful.
Dot x

Annmaree of Oz said...

Stunning cards, the poinsettia is stunning on the first, and love the pretty vintage girl!

Love autumn themed card, the cluster of leaves with the twine and button!

Alanna said...

What a fabulous card. I love the image you used and the lovely frame around it. Thanks for joining us this week at Christmas Card Challenges.

Karen (karey2005) said...

Great cards! Love the vintagey feel of the first card and those trees are great! Thank you for linking up at Christmas Card Challenges! Karen N (DT)

Loz said...

love the 2nd card with the strips of paper! gorgeous x

nichtniedlich said...

wonderful mix of material - I like the way how you integrated simple wrapping paper
hugs serafeena

Merry said...

Such a pretty frame on that first card and lovely layout on the second. :-)

Claire said...

Hi Brenda, just playing catch up and wow you've been creating some gorgeous projects! its always a pleasure to visit your lovely blog,
Claire xx

DesignerDiva said...

Stunning work as always Brenda, Love that pointsettia!!
Hope you are keeping ok?
Thanks for playing along at HOAC challenge this month and I hope you will join us again soon
Hugs Laurie xx

Shirley Chillman said...

It was a pure delight scrolling through all your gorgeous makes Brenda and I wish I could have stopped to say how gorgeous each and everyone was. Alas just no time but I have to say a huge thank you for this beautiful card you made for VSC. The inspiration you give to others is amazing.

Warm crafty hugs from Shirl x x