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Thursday, August 27, 2009

Punchy Fall Pumpkin


In Preparation for Fall... I wanted to stamp something that would be sweet and simple. I was challenged by the LNStampers and did a card w/ punches!!
Here using our small oval punch I was able to punch out three lil ovals in Pumpkin Pie and flick them in Chocolate Chip. I then stamped the Baroque Motifs vine in Garden Green Craft Ink on six 1" squares I punched out and placed up against one another. I then spread them out and spaced them. The Embosslits die creates a flower but I turned it into a vine in Garden Green.
I'm so happy w/ this cute lil card... easy, fun - and cute!!
Recipe:
Stamps: Happy Halloween from All Holidays and Baroque Motifs
Papers: Pumpkin Pie, Chocolate Chip and Garden Green
Inks: Chocolate Chip, Garden Green in Craft Ink
Punches: 1" Square, Small Oval & Emosslits Die
Challenge: What can YOU Punch to make into something New?
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