Monday, September 3, 2012

Gingham and a Punch

Good Morning!

This week at Paper Playtime, our challenge was to use Gingham and a punch!

As a reminder:  We have challenges every other Monday!

1st Monday of the month we have challenges with various themes and also ask that you add some type of DIE CUT or PUNCH to your project.

3rd Monday of the month we have challenges with various themes and also ask that you add a SENTIMENT to your project. Easy Peasy!

5th Monday of the month (for months that have 5 Mondays) it's always ANYTHING GOES challenges.

We are currently on Challenge #83:  Use GINGHAM plus a PUNCH

Our sponsor this challenge is:

North American Woods Stamp Set

Here is my Design Team submission:

This is an A2 size card:  4 1/4" x 5 1/2" made from White Daisy cardstock.

I used a paper pack called "Dakota" which is exclusively available through Close to My Heart.

I matted the back of the card with a piece of Pacific cardstock.  For the accents on the corner, I cut the image from Artiste cartridge on page 32, A2, Accent 4, < 2 > cut at 1" each.

I also used the Artiste for the "gingham" center was on page 77, E7, Card, < Halloween > cut at 3 1/2" x 4 1/2" (using the Fit to Length key).

The #1 on the side is from Irresistibles Make It Count which I then used a sponge dauber to add Crystal Blue and Pacific ink.

I made the middle flower by punching out 9 1" hearts and then folding them in half.  I then arranged them in a circle and adhered one side of the heart to the card.  The embellishment in the center is called a Durable Round Stud.

Artiste Cricut Cartridge (Z1686)
Dakota Paper Pack (X7157B)
White Daisy Cardstock (1385)
Pacifica Cardstock (X5759)
Irresistibles Make It Count (Z1465)
Pacifica Exclusive Inks Stamp Pad (Z2192)
Crystal Blue Exclusive Inks Stamp Pad (Z2117)
Sponge Daubers (Z726)
Durables Round Studs (Z1706)

I hope you enjoyed my project for this challenge.  I can't wait to see what you come up with.  Don't forget to add your project using our Inlinkz code below.

Have a wonderfully crafty day!



  1. This is fabulous Lucy!!! Love the heart flower!! I'm gonna give that a try. Beautiful card. :)

  2. A very Beautiful card!Gorgeous flower!


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