Friday, 18 April 2014

Spring Flowers at A Vintage Journey

What better with these lighter evenings and the weather warning up than to think of all the lovely Spring flowers that are now in bloom and it’s thanks to the lovely Jennie for this challenge at A Vintage Journey.
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I’m still using the Wallflower stash and have used it for the gorgeous patterned background together with some Tim Holtz ephemera which I think are from the Thrift Shop set.
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I also used the lovely papers to cut the sentiment label from a spellbinders die and used the hashtag stamps.
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The gorgeous trellis frameworks die was cut from some textured bazill paper and the clock is from another of Tim’s paper packs..
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I used the tattered florals garland die with some smooth cartridge paper and distress paints to make and colour the flowers and leaves.
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The numbers are also cut from Tim’s papers, I just cut and keep bits like this in a small box so I can add them to projects when they fit in. can you also see the tiny eggs?
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I hope you will join us at A Vintage Journey – you don’t have to use Tim’s products to join in, just use a vintage/shabby/mixed-media/journaling style and tell us what it is of Tim’s that has inspired you, for me this time round my Tim inspiration is his products, but it could be one of his projects, tags or techniques another time.

Thanks for taking the time to stop by today. Have a great weekend.

hugs Brenda xx

42 comments:

Valerie-Jael said...

Lovely piece, a great mixture of pretty products cleverly combined to make something beautiful! Hugs, Valerie

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Buttons said...

Of course this is gorgeous Brenda. I love the way you've contrasted the paler background with the vibrancy of the trellis and flowers. Beautiful. Jenny x

sally said...

Definitely feels like spring Brenda! Tose are such pretty papers I can see why you keep going back to them:-)

Sally

Sue C said...

Lovely Spring piece Brenda, the Wallflower papers are fabulous. Sue C x

Chris Warner said...

Simply beautiful Brenda, a real work of art on a card! Chris xxx

Redanne said...

Your beautiful card just oozes Spring Brenda, the soft colours, the beautiful bird and those absolutely gorgeous flowers... and your composition is, as ever, perfect! Hugs, Anne xx

Jane said...

This is so dreamy and beautiful Brenda. I love the sweet bird too and the tiny eggs. A gorgeous spring flowers piece. I can't wait to get floral next week. Happy Easter to you and yours, hugs xx

Jennie Atkinson said...

I love your beautiful card Brenda - it is wonderfully springlike and the framework colour gives it a real zing! Your flowers are absolutely gorgeous (I must try DP!) and I love all the little elements which are all so wonderfully placed. Jennie x

butterfly said...

Beautifully layered ephemera (love that clock!), a really delightful springtime card, Brenda.
Alison xx

Astrid Maclean said...

Great layered card Brenda, perfect composition and wonderful flowers. Love also how you have incorporated the frameworks! Just a lovely Spring time piece!

Cardgenie said...

Brenda, love your card. I like how you've used Tim's products to create a lovely soft look. Proves that it's not all about grunge (although grunge is good!). Jean.x

Gram's Treasures said...

Beautiful card, Brenda, with so much detail. Wishing you and your family a lovely Easter. No flowers here yet, but my tulips are popping through, so finally a bit of green.
Joyce xx

Linda Coughlin, the funkie junkie said...

Such a gorgeous collection of paper and ephemera and you have laid it all out beautifully. Love that trellis die cut too. It makes such a perfect background piece.

Hugs,
Lnda

Terry said...

Oh you can stop teasing right now, because my Wallflower paper is on the way! Brenda, this card is a stunning springtime bouquet! Love all the layers so beautifully combined! Happy Easter to Ken and you and your family. Hugs!

Sophie said...

Meine liebe Freundin Brenda,
du überrascht mich immer wieder aufs neue mit deinen herrlichen Arbeiten.
Das ist mal wieder ein Träumchen :-)

Ich wünsche dir wunderbare Ostertage mit viel Sonnenschein.

Liebe Grüße von Sophie xx

The Sparkly Fairy said...

Simply beautiful! Hope you are enjoying the South's sunshine. Have a great Easter weekend x

Karin said...

Beautiful!! Great flowers too!
I wish you a happy Easter Weekend!
Groetjes karin

1CardCreator said...

Perfect, I love it! Happy Easter ~Diane

Joan Heath said...

Love the card, the flower colours are strong and stand out.

Happy Easter
xx

Meggymay said...

Gorgeous card, all the details look so well together.
Yvonne

Juls said...

oooooooh Lush!!! Loving it!! Hugs Juls

Karen Garrard said...

Wonderful piece Brenda. Karen.x

Sandy said...

For me Brenda, your design work on this make is beyond compare. Just right! I only wish someone could say that this is learned but I do think that some people just have a knack for good design work and that's what makes this piece so special! Great design.
Sandy xx

barbarayaya62 said...

I do not know where to start! I love everything about this piece: the colors, the use of frameworks, the scheme, the flowers! You always have a great elegance in the construction of your work and this is no difference with others! Simply amazing! BArbarayaya

Annie said...

A wonderful collage Brenda :-) love the amazing details and fabulous layout. The flowers are just stunning

TFS and crafty hugs Annie x

craftytrog said...

Beautiful Spring collage Brenda!
Happy Easter,
Alison xxx

Martina2801 said...

REALLY breathtaking, dear Brenda!
I love your creation.

Wish you blessed Easter Days:-)
Hugs MARTINA

Karen Petitt said...

Beautiful piece of art! Love it. Have a Happy Easter Karen x

Jools Robertson said...

Beautiful, love the colours and the papers just look so different a lovely retro vintage feel
The trellis overlay is amazing in the green and the images are wonderful

Jools x

Gio said...

It's simply amazing, Brenda! Love the details and especially the flowers, so vintage and elegant!

Coco said...

That's really gorgeous, love this piece!! Hugs and Happy Easter dear Brenda, Coco xx

Lucy Edmondson said...

This is beautiful, Brenda; your composition is always so artistic and you make particularly beautiful homemade flowers,

Lucy x

scrappymo! said...

Gorgeous! The attention to all the little details paid off...this is superb!

Collet Sylvie said...

A lovely card with wonderful flowers. Bizz

Paper Profusion said...

Stunningly gorgeous Brenda. Hope you have had a lovely Easter. Nicola x

Tincan Crafter said...

I always wish so badly that I had the time to enter this challenge. I think I would have heaps and heaps of paper fun. Right from the time I was a really little girl I used to collect pretty pieces of paper and napkins and serviettes and cut them up and stick 'em on my school composition books etc. I didnt know why I loved it so much then. Imagine how stoked I was when I discovered there were people all over the world with the same quirky obsession as myself! Love looking at your blog always.

maria's knutselplezier said...

Wow this is so gorgious , I really love your work , very pretty and cheerful!!

Greetings
Maria

Anita Houston said...

So many layers and lovelies to adore here!!! Gorgeous design!

annekescardart said...

Love your design of this card. it fits all so well together Anneke.

Elaine said...

Such a great card - love the colour of the trellis, the flowers and the bird and you've put it together beautifully!

Paula Whittaker said...

Fab collaged card