Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Simon Says.......PUNCH IT OUT!!!!

This weeks challenge at Simon Says Stamp Challenge blog is to use PUNCHES on your creation. I wasn't feeling very creative when I made this first card, and only used my scallop circle & circle punches. Sorry!!! This card uses the Simon Says Stamp exclusive set called Deer with Forest Family. I wanted to create a little scene so I ripped some green paper for the hills, popped out the mushroom and added the skunk and porcupine.

So, I felt bad for not putting 100% effort into that card above, so I made another one....this one I am much happier with!!! I used a puzzle punch and some flower punches! I punched a bunch of puzzle pieces out of scrap paper and glued them to the background sheet. I then stamped the love note image (Magnolia) & popped out Tilda. The sentiment is printed on the computer then punched out with the puzzle punch. I hope you like this one better!!!

Thanks for stopping by! I hope you will join us this week for our challenge!!!! Go take a look at the other DT members PUNCHED won't be sorry!!!!!



Annette Bowes said...

Oh Chris, how many punches do you have LOL! I love them both and so love the mushroom popping out and how cute is Tilda love the sentiment, very good, take careX:)

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous cards Chris :-) you should have put them both on the Challenge blog ! ;-) I like them both but I think the Tilda one is lovely and very clever :-) I love the way you used the jigsaw pieces and the sentiment is perfect ! :-)

Lols x x x

email: said...

Oh Chris, you are much to hard on yourself...your first card was very fabulous and cute! I love that Simon set...the animals are adorable! But I will say your second submission is gorgeous too...I love the "love you to pieces" sentiment with the puzzle pieces!

Thanks so much for being an awesome addition to the Simon Says Stamp team!


pinky said...

Chris the first card looked excellent, really! Both cards are just little beauties. Love your punches.

jjcreations said...

Both of these are so cute - but I absolutely adore the pink one with the puzzle pieces because I am a complete puzzaholic!!!!!! Oh, I need a punch like that!!!!!

Kim. said...

I really like both these cards they are very different but beautiful in their own ways.
Kim xXx

Lillian A said...

Oh, I love how you used the puzzle pieces, Chris -- those are pretty neat. Love the whole layout, of course. Very cute!
Hugs, Lillian

Anonymous said...

Oh my goodness! These are both fabulous!

Diane said...

They are both adorable Chris! But I do love the puzzle pieces,so neat!

Shirley N said...

Both cards are adorable. Loving how you really used all those punches!

Simone said...

Oh, this is absolutely precious! It's so sweet...your colouring is amazing! And all the added details just really makes the card so special!

Jo Nevill said...

I didn't think I had seen the first card before ! Both cards are gorgeous, don't be so hard on yourself.

Fabulous use of punches and I especially love the puzzle punch.

Have a great weekend,


Jo xx

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