Tuesday, 14 September 2010

A little Punch drunk?

So here I am at home feeling a little bit sorry for myself with a stomach bug. I was passing the time having a read of A Passion for Papertrey and getting some great ideas for cards. As a newbie to the sites, I have never entered any of the challenges before.  So I thought I would give it a go seeing as I splurged on the sets recently.Feel a bit nervous....

So this month's challenge was to make a card using punches.

You may be wondering where the punches are...the pinwheel was made using cut outs from a circle punch, which were halved and the scalloped corners were made with chopped up pieces from scalloped circle punches. The keen eyed amongst you may recognise the paper I used in the corners of the card.I recycled some of the packaging strips off my Papertreyink sets. They were so lovely I couldn't let them go to waste!

Passion for Papertrey challenge:Punches
Stamps: PTI Daily Designs, PTI Beyond Basic Borders
Paper: DCWV Cafe Mediterranean matstack, PTI packaging strips
Ribbon: Do crafts Papermania capsule collection-Lemon Boutique ribbon



5 comments:

  1. Oh I'm so happy that you joined in our challenge!!! I absolutely love the way you incorporated paper punches on your project - genius!
    Thanks so much for joining us on A Passion for Papertrey!
    Hugs,
    Aimes
    x

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  2. Thank you for such a lovely comment and a great challenge :) Hopefully I can join in with more and improve like all the experts on the blogs! Thanks again Pickle :)

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  3. Cute card, love that pinwheel :-) What a creative and clever way to use your punches and tag stamp!

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  4. Wowza, this is FAB! Congrats on making Top 3!

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  5. Oh my goodness, this is amazing! Congrats on making the top 3! Well deserved. Love your card!!

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