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Cookie Monster card

My BFF’s kids call me “cookie” (easier to say than Krissie, I suppose) and they both have a birthday next week, so I made the youngest a cookie monster card 🙂  It was super quick, and I stamped a birthday greeting inside.

Stamps: (inside) Happiest Birthday

Paper: Pacific Point, Basic Black, Whisper White

Ink: (inside) Basic Black

Accessories: Scallop Circle Bigz die, Circle Coluzzle (retired), itty bitty shapes circle punch, 1-3/8″ circle punch, tombow mono multi adhesive

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Neopolitan Ice Cream

Here’s a card I’m actually happy with to make for my convention swaps 🙂  I think I’ll do this one and the Christmas postage one I did last week for sure.

Stamps: Pennant Parade, Tiny Tags

Paper: Crumb Cake, Pretty in Pink patterns DSP, Very Vanilla, Pretty in Pink

Ink: Pretty in Pink, Soft Suede

Accessories: Pennant punch, create a cupcake punch, dimensionals, 2-way glue pen, dazzling diamonds glitter, ticket corner punch, ribbon border punch, jewelry tag punch, linen thread, perfect polkadots embossing folder

Cupcake Cheater Punch Art

Back to the “Punch Art” I’m used to, good ol’ stamp and punch!  Here’s a card that I’ve FINALLY used my Create a Cupcake stamp set and matching punch for! Its so awesome, yet, I guess I’ve just been intimidated…

What I used:

Stamps: Create a Cupcake, Bring on the Cake

Paper: Poppy Parade, Pear Pizzazz, Crumb Cake, Very Vanilla

Ink: Baja Breeze, Poppy Parade, Crumb Cake, Daffodil Delight (marker)

Accessories: Build a Cupcake Punch, Paper Crimper, Brights Designer Buttons, Glue Dots, Big Shot, Perfect Polka-dots embossing folder

Guitar Solo

Here’s an awesome punch art guitar card.  When I saw the tutorial for this guitar I couldn’t wait to try it out.  I didn’t have all the necessary supplies, but I think I made great use of what punches I do have!

Here’s what I used:

Stamps: Extreme Elements, Bring on the Cake

Paper: More Mustard, Peach Parfait, Basic Gray, Basic Black

Ink: More Mustard, Peach Parfait, Basic Gray

Punches: 1-3/4″ Circle, Curly Label, 1-3/8″ Circle, 1/2″ Circle, Small Star (retired), Decorative Label, handheld 1/16″ punch, slot punch (retired)

Other: Silver Brads, Silver Cord (retired), Champagne Shimmer Paint, Aqua Painter,  dimensionals

Gettin’ Punchy

Punch art is definitely something I haven’t tackled too much aside from the usual punching out of stamped images, even more fun when the stamp and bunch completely coordinate, so this month’s  technique camp was dedicated to punch art.  These camps are helping ME learn new techniques, or at least force me to practice them, too!

Today’s masterpiece is a mother’s day card (that I’ll give the option of making into any holiday if the stamper so desires.):

TULIPS!!  Mine are still buds in my flower bed, but these are in bloom 🙂

I used:

Stamps: Hostess Level 2 (occasions mini) Something to Celebrate

Paper: Baja Breeze, Old Olive, Real Red, So Saffron, Sweet & Sour DSP

Ink: Old Olive

Punches: Ornament, ribbon border, bird

Other: Big Shot & Framed Tulips embossing folder