Friday, 2 September 2011

In the Garden

Sorry I am a bit late with my ATC for the Stamp Man, but yesterday I went back to work, just a casual  day, no children in, only staff but I have files I need to go through today so I decided to bring them home rather than go in as it takes me 55 minutes to get there in the car.


Here is my ATC for the garden theme, I used the watercolour technique for the background and just added the little butterflies and a sentiment. I chose autumnal colours as we now seem to be at that point when the leaves are just starting to turn - how sad. I have entered this into the Simon Says Stamp and Show blog hop.

Supplies
Stamps - TH artful flight, shabby french, mini clear stamps from QVC
DIs - shabby shutters, peeled paint, bundled sage

If you are an ATC lover why not pop over to the ATC swap blog and take part. we look forward to seeing your creations.

Enjoy the weekend, the sun is shining at the moment - so long may it last and we have a 60th birthday celebration to attend tomorrow night for my friend Yvonne. I decided I would give her the travel tag card I made and posted last week.

Take care.

luv and hugs {brenda} xoxox
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32 comments:

laney said...

WOW!! Brenda this is just gorgeous hun!!
hugs
laney

Margreet said...

This is gorgeous Brenda...here the sun is shining, so we have a BBQ tonight (just Joop, my mom and I)and tomorrow we have planned to walk along the seaside...you too have a fab weekend!
xxx Margreet

Dots Dabbles said...

Hi Brenda....LOVE these colours! A beautiful ATC
Dot x

Rebekah said...

This is just wonderful Brenda I love the colours hugs rebekah xx

Netty said...

Pretty autumn ATC Brenda and the technique has worked beautifully. Enjoy the weekend, Annette x

Kathyk said...

Love your ATC, that watercolour technique works perfectly in harmony with your colours and images.

Happy Friday, have a great weekend

Kathyk

Gram's Treasures said...

This is beautiful Brenda...at first I thought it was a wall hanging. Love the colours! Good luck with your new job....you're teaching again this year, no? Have a great weekend.
Joyce xx

SYLVIA-ANNE said...

A beautiful ATC Brenda. Love the sentiment and the colouring techniques - the strip of light in the centre really makes the images pop.
Have a relaxing weekend - hugs, Sylvia xxx

Sue West said...

What a gorgeous ATC Brenda, absolutely beautiful colours, a hint of autumn to come.
Take care.
Sue xxx

craftymum said...

This is beautiful Brenda. I have never made ATC's.
We had a good holiday. I can't wait to start playing with the goodies I bought. But I have had to do some gardening first!
hugs Sarah x

Lucy Edmondson said...

This is beautiful, Brenda! Hope all is going well in the new school,

Lucy x

Mrs.B said...

Gorgeous Brenda, love the colours with this image, and what a lovely sentiment.
Avril xx

Terry said...

Brenda, love the butterfly and the sentiment! Beautiful colors and the watercolor technique is stunning! Almost an hour drive, you would think you lived in Southern CA! Have a great weekend!

donna said...

Lovely ATC Brenda. Stop by my blog and sign up for my giveaway..hugs ..Donna

Zoechaos said...

Beautiful, love the autumn colours but on a day like today sitting in a friends garden hoping not to burn feels like we have a week or two yet. Good luck this term XOXO Zoe

Vicky said...

Just so gorgeous Brenda....

have a lovely weekend...big hugs Vicky xx

Lisa Jane said...

ooh i just love the autumnal colours Brenda - its so pretty
Lisa x

Sue said...

Wow! this is gorgeous Brenda. Love the rich Autumn colours and the butterflies. Lovely sentiment too!

Yes it's starting to look and feel a bit Autumny, but I sat out in the garden today and it was quite nice! The sun was warm and air was fresh - just how I like it! :-))

Have a lovely weekend!
Hugs Sue xx

Cheryl said...

oh brenda hun this is brilliant oh your detail hun is always first class one really stunning,atc
bless you for your kind words you left on my blog hun meant a lot love hugs cherylxx

Silvia(Barnie) said...

Brenda, that's a beautiful ATC, the watercolor technique looks perfect.

Shirl said...

Gosh Autumn ... where oh where did the Summer go. Gorgeous ATC with such amazing watercolour technique.

Hugs Shirley x x

Shar said...

So pretty!

Gerri Herbst said...

Wow..I do so love this. Your colors are wonderful and I adore your sentiment. Thanks for all your kind words while I was dealing with the hurricane mess. You are such a doll. take care dearie, gerri

inkypinkycraft said...

Love the colours and love the way the flourish blends, gorgeous.trace x

Cazro said...

Love it but then I love your style. Caz

Craft Addicts - Tracy Evans said...

Fabulous ATC Brenda, love the depth of colour and wonderful sentiment. A lovely piece. Thanks so much for joining in The Simon Says Stamp and Show Challenge. Tracy x

coldwaters2 said...

This is absolutely lovely Brenda, the image is breathtaking I love the sentiment and colours a super ATC.
Hugs
Lorraine x

Marcea said...

What a gorgeous creation, love the sweet details.
Thankyou so much for joining us all this week on the Simon Says Stamp-tember Challenge and Hop
Good luck!!
xxx

Cindy Adkins said...

Wow, Brenda, how beautiful!!! And I love your dress form piece too---Ohh-la-la!!!
Love and hugs to you, my friend,
Cindy

LynneForsythe said...

Brenda....simply DROP DEAD GORGEOUS ATC!!!

THANKS BUNCHES for playin along with the SIMON SAYS SHOW teamies!!!

Yvonne Garner said...

Brenda, Gorgeous ATC! Love the watercolor background. It is definitely feeling like fall in the states, too. The summer was just too short this year! Thanks for stopping by my blog today with kind words. Yvonne

Jilly said...

Your colors are wonderful and I adore your sentiment. watercolor technique looks perfect and it is such a unique post, among all my card blog tour.
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