Posts tagged ‘Wondrous Wreath’

April 30, 2016

Punch art candles …

Hello and welcome to my blog. This week’s challenge at 52 Christmas Card Throwdown is to choose a previous theme. I unfortunately missed some of the challenges earlier this year, so it was a no-brainer for me to start at the beginning and choose the one I missed in January – Christmas candles …

Candles theme

I used scraps of dsp to make these punch art candles, cutting 3 different lengths and using different patterns to form their shape.  For the flames, I used the bird punch by Stampin’ Up to punch the wing from glitter cardstock and adhered them to the card with dimensionals. This punch will be retiring soon, which I’m sad about as it’s so versatile and I’ve used it so much. Whisper white cardstock was used for the background and the die cut sentiment …

Candles theme cu

I hope you like my card for this week.  The Design Team has created lots of lovely cards to inspire you, so do pop over to 52 Christmas Card Throwdown challenge to take a look. 

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April 23, 2016

A frosted finish to a punch art Christmas tree, with a little help from a wondrous wreath …

Hello and welcome to my blog. This week’s stash challenge at 52 Christmas Card Throwdown is to use metal embellishments. Inspired by a card I received in the mail last year, I made this simple punch art tree, topped with a pretty frosted embellishment from Stampin’ Up…

Frosted finishes metal embellishment on a punch art Christmas tree bright

The Wondrous Wreath stamp set was just perfect for stamping the trunk of the tree. The stamp is meant to be part of a ribbon holding the wreath, but it’s the perfect shape for a tree trunk too. And a great sentiment from the same stamp set – the fonts are so lovely …

Frosted finishes metal embellishment cu

Punch art is great for using up card scraps too and I seem to have a mountain of those, do you?

I hope you like my card for this week. The Design Team has created lots of lovely cards to inspire you, so do pop over to 52 Christmas Card Throwdown challenge blog to take a look.

And I love receiving your messages, so if you have any questions, or you just want to say hi, do please leave me a comment.

Thanks for dropping by today

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