Saturday, 21 February 2015

Punches and/or dies

   It's the third Saturday in the month and another challenge over at Send A Smile 4 Kids. The theme for this challenge is 'punches and/or dies' and there are three very generous sponsors:-
   Flat Friends Boutique  (6 digis),  The Paper Shelter (3 digis) and Sassy Studios (4 digis).



   For my first card I used Bathtime from The Paper Shelter. After colouring it using Promarkers I matted it onto black card. I had some paper which I had printed off a few years ago in my stash and I used this for the background of the card. The flying birds were cut from Core'dinations cardstock using a Tattered Lace die. I also used tattered Lace dies to cut the sentiment from black card.

   I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
   ABC - D is for die cuts
   Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - anything goes
   Inspiration Destination - anything goes
   Addicted to Stamps and More - make your mark
   Fantastic Tuesday - anything goes with the twist use a die
   A Gem of a Challenge - children's playtime


   My second card uses the digi beach time from Flat Friends Boutique and is again coloured using Promarkers. I decided to use different textures in this card. I have used Papermania paper for the sky, shimmering paper for the sea ( this was cut using a Spellbinders long classic rectangle die and layered) and core'dinations cardstock for the sand. The latter was torn to create the water's edge and sanded. The sun was cut using a circular die from gold mirri card. I layered all the pieces together and then cut them as a whole into a rectangular shape which I then matted and layered onto black and then white card. Finally I added some transfer letters to form a wavy 'Have Fun'. The coloured image was shaped slightly and attached using glue gel.

   I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
   Simon Says Stamp Wednesday - add a little texture
   Simon Says Stamp Monday - a piece of paradise
   Clear It Out - theme is holiday & stash is gold or yellow things (sun and beach)

11 comments:

  1. Stunning cards! Love the vibrant colours and great colouring. Thank you so much for sharing a piece of paradise with us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog!!

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  2. love your coloring - thanks for sharing your card at ATSM this week

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  3. Great card! I love how the main image is popped up off the page!
    Thanks for joining us over at Lil' Patch of Crafty Friends!
    Hugs
    Sandra (DT)

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  4. Cuteness plus with your duo of sweet cards.Your colouring...oh my! Impressive! Thank you for sharing your *make your mark* delight in the ATSM gallery!
    ~c

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  5. Very nice! I love the colors and the theme.

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  6. Pretty card. Thanks for sharing with us at ABC Challenges.

    Nikki

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  7. Thanks for sharing and joining us at Inspiration Destination. Hope to see you again and good luck!
    Ema
    IDCB Owner

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  8. Adorable card! Love the bright and cheerful colours you' be used. Thank you for sharing at ATSM.

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  9. Thanks for sharing your lovely crafting for Fan-tastic Tuesday challenge 73 - hope to see you again soon, Hazel, DT x

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  10. Love your cards, great scenes.
    Thank you for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.

    Jo x

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  11. Super cute creation. Love the bright colours and the cute image. Thanks for playing along with us this week at Inspiration Destination. Good luck.

    Lynn, ID CT

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