Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Think Ink Guest Challenge - Punching!

A few weeks ago I won a challenge at Think Ink and the prize was to be a guest designer for a challenge and to set the challenge too!
So today's the day and my challenge to you all is a super simple one, I want to see you using Punches! Now there are so many fabulous ones out there (I'm a little addicted to the Martha Stewart ones myself) that I know you don't need an excuse to play along do you?

Moving Along With the Times - Sketch
One Stitch At a Time - Season or Event
Alota Rubber Stamps - Let's Celebrate Christmas
Scrappy Frogs - Merry Christmas
Lexi's - Traditional Christmas Colors
Crafty Pad - Red and Green
Die Cut Dreams Christmas Club - Anything Goes Christmas
Papercutz - Christmas with lots of Bling
Stamps R Us - Sparkles and Scallops
Meljens - Sparkle and Shine
Oldie But Goodie - Glitter (old image and NO digi)
Treehouse Thursdays - Glitter
Simon Say Stamp - Sparkle
Crafts and Me - Glitter
If The Shoe Fits - Tickle me With Tinsel (make it sparkle and shine)
Fresh Brewed - Show Your Own Style (more is more and lots of sparkle!)
Paper Romance - Favorite Things (at the moment my are anything glittery and shiny)
Anything Challenge - Let It Snow
Crafty Calendar - Winter/Snowflakes
2 Sisters - Snowflakes
Totally Papercrafts - Snow or Snowflakes
Paper Play - Let It Snow
Stampin B's - Snowflakes
ECP - Snow
Stamping Vacation Music in You - Winter Wonderland
Rainbow Lady - Edge It
Digi Doodles Shop - Anything Goes
Hodge Podge Shop - Anything Goes

Card Recipe:
Image - Post A Note by Artful Inkables
Paper - A Homemade Christmas by DCWV
Medium - Copic Markers
Paint - Puffy by Tulip
Glitter - Glamour Dust by Viva Decor
Border Punch - Martha Stewart
Snowflake punch - Emagination Crafts
Ribbon - Michaels
Sentiment - Hobby Lobby

I again used one of my favorite Christmas card technique which is to use Puffy Paint for the snow and while it is still wet I sprinkle it with super fine glitter and then heat it to pop it up. This is so easy, really inexpensive and I think it adds a great dimension to your project. It looks wonderful on the fur on Santa's suit too :)
I hope to see lots of you playing along this week so be sure to add your entry at Think Ink


debby4000 said...

Wonderful card and love the all the mail boxes.

Saskia said...

Thanks for sharing your work at Freshly Brewed Challenges! Your style is so elegant!

Sweet greetings, Saskia :)

PinksyDoodles said...

Beautiful card with lovely traditional colours.
Thank you for joining our "glitter" challenge at Oldie but a Goodie.
Clare x

sue said...

a beautiful winter card thanks for joining us at anything goes x sue x

Julie said...

What a pretty winter scene! Thanks for joining us at Digi Doodle Shop's Best

Benzi said...

I love your row of mailboxes. This is a great scene with all the sparkly snow. Congrats on the GD position this week. So glad to see you playing with the Stampin B's this week.

Gerda said...

those papers are awesome!!! love your work.

Lola said...

Oh my this is adorable. That image just makes me wish harder for snow! Great card all around.

Lisa Jane said...

what a great card - fab image and love the punched detail
Thanks for joining us at MAWTT this week
Lisa ;)

Karen said...

Very nice, thanks for joining us at Digi Doodle Shops Best.

The Crafty Goat Girl said...

Hi there, wonderful take on the sketch, great colours and lovely images. Thanks for taking part in this weeks challenge over at MAWTT, Heidi x

Jeri said...

Fabulous card. Lots of sparkle and shine. Love the puffy paint for the snow. Thanks for playing along at Paper Cutz.

gina g said...

Lovely card Kate great image and papers. Thanks for joining us at Crafts and Me for our Challenge this time. luv gina xx

Sara said...

Love it, thanks for playing along with DDSB!

Shatam said...

Very pretty card. Thanks for playing with us at digi Doodle Shop Best and hope to see you next week for another challenge.


Julie said...

This is gorgeous! I love the glittery snow! Thanks for playing along with the Treehouse Challenge this week!

Anita said...

Beautiful card and I love how you made the snow so sparkly. Thanks for joining us at MelJen's Designs this week.

Heather D. ~ Fresh Brewed Designs said...

Cute and oh so sweet!

Thanks for sharing your STYLE at Freshly Brewed Challenges!

Becca Fabozzi said...

love the image. Thanks so much for joining us at DCD Christmas Club

The Team said...

Great card, Thanks for joining us at Oldie but a Goodie this fortnight and good luck!

Kathryn said...

what a great card, I love all the lovely layered details. Thanks for entering Anything Goes this week, K x

Keep It Sweet and Simple said...

What a beautiful card - and a great way to create such gorgeous snow.
Thanks for joining our Snow & Snowflakes challenge at Totally Papercrafts this week.
Caroline xxx

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Fab card hun, love the colours & that puffy glittery snow looks great!
Thank you for sharing with us at MAWTT & OSAAT this week, good luck!
Hugs shell xx

Unknown said...

Beautiful card, thanks for joining us at OSAAT

Anne said...

Gorgeous card as usual Kate, thanks for joining us this week on TPC
Anne x

Monique said...

I love this image..What a wonderful festive card :) Thanks for playing along with Tree House Stamps :)

Hazel (Didos) said...

WOW this is another stunning card. I just love seeing what you make. Thanks for playing on MAWTT this week Hazelxoxo

Maria Moorhouse said...

Hiya,This is fantastic, i love it! Thanks for joining us at The Crafty Pad this week. Hope to see you again next week!
Maria x

Unknown said...

oh i love that image! those mailboxes are great!!! Thanks for joining us this week at If the Shoe fits...SCRAP IT!

TinaB said...

This is beautiful! Thank you for playing at the Crafty Pad. Check back soon for our 100th challenge!
Hugs Tina xx

Jóna said...

I love this card !

Thanks for joining us at Digi Doodle Shops Best, hop to see you again.

All the best to you, Jóna

Gem said...

fabulous card! Thanks for joining in the challenge this week at One Stitch at a Time! Gemma :)

liza said...

beautiful card and fabulous image,thankyou for joining us this week over atr oldie but a goodie
love n hugs

Judy Rozema said...

This is beautiful! Love the inside too! Thank you for playing with us at Paper Romance!

Jessica L said...

Wow! What a gorgeous card, both inside and out! Thanks for sharing your talent with us this week at the Hodge Podge Shop! Hope to see you there again soon. BTW, I have candy on my blog if you're interested.