Sunday, November 02, 2008

A few cards using the Martha Stewart branch punch...

The Martha Stewart branch punch is probably one of the most versatile punches I have ever owned. I purchased mine last year from Wal Mart for about $9.00. I have also heard of Michael's and some lss carrying the punch if you are looking for one.

The reindeers:
On this card I used the branch punch as antlers for my reindeer, and used the SU! large oval for their heads. The paper is SU! and Imginisce's Snowy Jo paper.

The snowy pine:
For this card I used the branch punch as! :) The trunk of the tree was hand cut by me from Close to cocoa SU! card stock, crumpled up for texture and ink with close to cocoa for depth. The snow on the tree is liquid applique sprinkled with SU! dazzling diamonds right before heating with the embossing gun.

Joy ornament:
Again I used the branch punch for a branch :) This time I hung a glittery ornament from the branch. For the ornament I used the SU! 1 3/8" circle punch and glitter paper from Target. Then tied gold string for the bow and string.

The Snowflake:
This time I spaced the branch punch out a little bit in a circle shape...creating this snowflake. To cover up the spacing in the middle I used the Martha Stewart 1" scallop circle punch and some stamps from Art Warehouse that I bought at Hobby Lobby. On the corners I used the SU! ticket corner punch and added a little bling. The base of the card was embossed using my swiss dots cuttlebug folder, and then inked with SU! white ink pad.

Feel free to copy any of the ideas posted here. If you are going to post your creations online...please be sure to give appropriate credit. Thank you.

The winner is..........


Thank you to everyone that placed orders this month!

October order raffle....

Everyone that placed an order with me in the month of October had their name entered into this months raffle drawing. (if you placed more than one order, you will get one than one entry)

The winner will receive a $20.00 gift certificate for Stampin' Up.

I will number everyone in the order that their order was placed, and then I will use a random number selector website to choose the winner. Here is the list:
  1. Nellie
  2. Julene
  3. Christine
  4. Beth
  5. Rhonda
  6. Adrienne
  7. Blanca
  8. Doni
  9. Tonya
  10. Blanca
  11. Alicia
  12. Kathy
  13. Christine
I will notify everyone that the drawing is going to take place, and will draw the name tonight at 9 pm central time.

There will be another drawing for the month of November with an extra bonus!!! Plus 20% off all your Stampin' Up orders all month long! No minimum order and no exclusions.