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Sunday, March 21, 2010

Pun Fun,fun fun!!!

I have been having the best time using the Pun Fun stamp set lately.

As my son is nearly two all his little friends are having birthdays,
I thought this set was very appropriate, but as you will see I haven't just used it for children. I have used it for a 70th Birthday and also a Valentines Day card.

See below posts for all the card details.

Pun Fun

Stamp Set: Pun Fun
Card Stock: Pink Passion, Very Vanilla, Lovely Lilac, Old DSP
Accessories: Staz-on Black, Stampin Writes (Yoyo Yellow, Temping Turquoise, Real Red, Green Galore), Vintage Brads (Black), Rose Red 2.5cm double stitched Grosgrain Ribbon, Snail, Stampin' Dimensionals.

Pun Fun

Stamp Set: Pun Fun, Occasional Greetings
Card Stock: Whisper White, Only Orange, Real Red, Yoyo Yellow, Pink Flamingo (DSP)
Accessories: Stampin Writes (Brilliant Blue, Tempting Turquoise, Real Red, Only Orange, Green Galore), Linen Thread, Snail, Stampin Dimensionals.

Pun Fun

Stamp set: Pun Fun, Simple Serif Alphabet & Numbers
Card Stock: Chocolate Chip, More Mustard, Close to Cocoa, Whisper White
Accessories: Stamp pad (Choc Chip), Stampin Writes (Close to Cocoa), Blender Pens, Vintage Brads (Antique Brass), Choc Chip 2.5cm double stitched Grosgrain Ribbon, Clear Button, Snail, Stampin Dimensionals.

Pun Fun

Stampset: Pun Fun, Sprinkles

Cardstock: Bella Rose (DSP), Whisper White, Chocolate Chip, Rose Red

Accessories: Chocolate Chip taffetta ribbon, Vintage Brads (Pewter), Stamp Pad (Choc Chip), Stampin Writes (Rose Red), Snail, Stampin Dimensions

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Easter Cards

Here are some Easter cards.

I have been experimenting with a few very different designs / colour combos. I not overly impressed with them but they are slowing growing on me. I thought although I am not a huge fan of them some of you might be. Have a look and let me know what you think.

Stamp set: Loads of Love Accessories

Paper: Very Vanilla, Lavender Lace, Certainly Celery, Kaleidoscope DSP (from summer mini)

Accessories: Square ice rhinestone brad (Lilac) 3.5cm & 3.2cm circle punch, black stazon, soft subtles stampin writes, 1.6cm grosgrain ribbon

Stamp set: Occasional Greetings (& Forest Friends from 09 spring mini)

Paper: Whisper white, Pumpkin Pie, More Mustard, Haiku DSP.

Accessories: Vintage Brads (Antique Brass), 1.6cm Grosgrain Ribbon, Versamark, More Mustard Stamp Pad.

This one I have tried some punch art...any comments, I just don't know if it works???

Stamp set: Occasional Greetings

Punches: Ears: Small Oval, Head: 3.2cm circle, Body: 3.5cm circle, arms/feet: Heart to heart (large and small hearts cut in half), scallop circle, Designer Label.

Paper: Whisper White, Pretty in Pink, Certainly Celery, Barely Banana, Old DSP.

Thursday, March 4, 2010

Bunny Box

Ok, easter isn't far away (Easter Sunday 4th April 2010) so I have decided to get 'cracking' and start making some Easter gift boxes. This is the first one I have made and got the idea from and she got the idea from
I have made quite a few changes from the original due to not having all the equipment but I think it turned out great and looks very cute .
Cardstock: Whisper White, Pretty in Pink
Ears: Wide Oval & Small Oval
Feet: Wide Oval & I used my hole punch for the toes
Body: Old Oval punch I had but you could use your circle scissor plus and make it round
Eyes: 1.3cm Circle using white Uniball Signo Gel Pen
Paws: Scallop Circle cut
Nose: Heart to Heart (used small heart and trimmed point)
Back: Old oval punch and old flower but you could use any of the Boho Blossoms or Trio Flower punches.
Accessories: Stampin Writes (pretty in pink, black), Pretty in Pink 1/4" grosgrain ribbon, silver brads, Stampin Pastel, sponge baubers, Snail.