Monday, March 21, 2011

Creative Sisters Monday Challenge #4 and Winners!!!

The Creative Sisters Monday Challenge is being hosted by my sister, Linda, these next two weeks.  The challenge is to use a punch.  So, dust off those punches, and get creative. You can use what ever else you want, but you must include a punch! 

This is my entry to Linda's challenge:

I used the Paper Wishes border punch system for my butterfly border.  They have a wide selection of punches available that when used with the border system, creates perfectly placed borders.  The stamp is one from my own collection, that I stamped in brown ink and matted with brown.  I added just a touch of stickles to the center of the flower and also to the center of the butterflies.   Then added the sentiment and one simple pearl.  You can see another version of this card below.

I used a scissor border and the butterfly punch border, then some stickles and a simple pearl.  I really liked how both of these came out - very simple and elegant.  Paper Wishes makes some Dazzle Stickers that are stackable...and I wish I had some of the butterflies to add to the center of the flower.  I think it would have set it off perfectly.  I will have to place an order and try this card again!

I think that is what makes all of us "papercrafters" so unique.  We always strive to do it a bit different - a bit better...and reach out to new ideas and products!!

I want to thank Paper Wishes again, for sponsoring Creative Sisters Monday Challenges this month.  I've had so much fun with both these challenges! Now for my blog candy!

Paper Wishes has four of these fantastic books of papers and tags - and pages of ideas and inspiration.  I will be sending the winner, Journal Kit for the Earthy Girl,  This collection is perfect for the spring - and I think who ever receives it will be filled with inspiration.

To win my blog candy - you must be a follower of my blog and leave a comment.  That's it.  Super simple.

The winner will be picked at the end of the challenge (April 4th).  Now, hop over to my sisters blog for her challenge and to see her amazing blog candy.  She's got an amazing project for you and  a super Guest Designer and I'm looking forward to meeting her!

I want to thank everyone who entered my challenge this month and my wonderful Guest Designer, Corylyn Dimmer for all her wonderful inspiration!  Corylyn please watch your mail for a thank you package coming your way!  Everyone outdid themselves and I'm just so inspired by each of you.  Now, to announce the winner of my challenge "Think Spring".  The winner was chosen at random and is.....Linda Dale
Linda Dale said...

Love your creations, you are such a great inspiration. My favorite thing about Spring is...everything, especially the Humming birds return in May. They are so awesome to watch.

Congratulations Linda ,  I will be mailing you out your awesome prize package as soon as I get your mailing address from you - I will be emailing you shortly!

Linda will be receiving all of the following!
from our March sponsor

Thank you all for entering my challenge and for choosing to be a follower of mine!!!  Please enter my sisters "Punch" challenge for a chance at some really amazing prizes!!

I have one more winner to announce!  The winner for the Bunny Hop Blog Hop is: Jenn

Jenn said...
Awe, Thumper! Adorable card, TFS!

Congratulations Jenn, I will mail the card set out to you as soon as I get your mailing address...I will email you shortly!


Linda Dale said...

Woo Hoo, just emailed you may address. Thank you so very much.

Linda Therrien said...

Congratulations to Linda - you will have a great time with all the goodies.

Patti, I love the punches on your cards!! Your cards are just beautiful.


Amy said...

Great card, great use of punches!! :) I appreciate your lovely comment on my LO today -- It's fun to join in with the 'Creative Sisters' :)

Amy :) at
scrapbookingwithamy (at) gmail (dot) com

Cathy said...

I love your cards! They are beautiful! I have loved punches for quite a while, but I only have a few. Love the colors of your cards, also!

cathyhartle at gmail dot com

marg0006 said...

I just found your blog thru your comment in my blog. Thanks! I just became a follower and am glad you invited me to join your challenges.

Nancy said...

Beautiful card. So glad to be playing along with this challenge. I'm addicted to punches and Dies!!!

Sherrie K. said...

Beautiful card...I love punches and this will be a fun challenge to play along in. Thanks! I am a new follower to your blog. I also invite you to stop over to mine and follow along if you'd like:)
Sherrie k.

Crafting Misfit said...

I love the butterflies! Thanks for visiting my blog!

Shelly said...

Beautiful card! Thanks for the chance to win!

Sherrie K. said...

Very cute!! Please stop over to my blog and pick up an award I have for you:) Also, I am a new follower of yours, hope you follow too:)
Sherrie K

Tara said...

I love that butterfly punch! I am going to check this company out for sure! Thanks for the amazing inspiration and the great giveaway!

Smiley21 said...

I just love the butterflies!

Love crafts forever said...

Hi. I hop here from your sister blog. That is so special to do something like this with your sister as a team. Thank you for your wonderful challenge.
Hugs Nataliya.

Jani said...

Great challenge. I love my paper punches. I also love Paper Wishes. I order supplies from them often and watch all the weekly webisodes. New follower.


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