Thursday, May 8, 2014

The Berry Best! - Stylin' Stampin' Squad May Blog Hop!

Good morning and welcome to Stylin' Stampin' Squads May Blog Hop!  Punches are great to punch out their coordinating image, but punches are also great when you can use them to create other fun things.  This month our design team members are having some fun with "punch art"!  Hop along and see what fun things we have created!!
As you hop along, please be sure to comment and show some love on every blog! We are always excited to hear from our followers! You should have just left stop #2 on the Stylin' Stampin' Squad Blog Hop -Darcy J. of DJ's Stampin' Place. If so, you are in the right spot. If a link doesn't work or you get off track, you will find the full blog hop lineup below.
So  I'll be honest to say I had so much trouble with this months blog hop.  I just couldn't for the life of me, put my finger on what I wanted to create.  I would get an idea, but this change my mind.  I only did this about 20 gazillion times......and this can give a person a really big headache too!!   I was about ready to bail out until I had one more idea come to mind.  I wanted to create another card in a box.  Only this time I had strawberries in mind........

I created my card in a box using chocolate chip (a color I don't use much for some reason).  I layered the panels with whisper white and a piece of checkered paper from the Gingham Garden DSP pack.

I used the large heart punch to create my strawberries in raspberry ripple and embossed using the dot folder.  The leaves in shades of gumball green and pear pizzazz come from the secret garden framelit set and the owl punch.  For the green on each strawberry, I used the petite petal punch.  This was also the punch for the daffodil delight stamped petite flowers attached to each strawberry with a candy dot in each center.
When folded up flat, this is what it looks like.  Ready to slide in a custom made envelope using my envelope punch board. 

On the front flap and behind a couple other strawberries, I added some gold bakers twine.
Supplies Used
Cardstock ~ chocolate chip, whisper white, raspberry ripple, gumball green, pear pizzazz
Ink ~ daffodil delight
Stamp Set ~ Petite Petals
Punches ~ large heart, owl, petite petals
DSP ~ Gingham Garden
Misc. ~ brights candy dots, gold bakers twine, MDS to type my sentiment, dots embossing folder
I hope you have enjoyed my "punch art" project.  Don't forget to leave some "love", before heading over to the next blog hop stop #4 Jamie H. of Unique Ink .  I just know you are going to love what she created!
   Blog Hop Participant List:
  1. Pam S. of Stampin' in the Sun
  2. Darcy J. of DJ's Stampin' Place
  3. Cynthia R. of Ink-A-Doodle Creations
  4. Jamie H. of Unique Ink
  5. Shellie G. of Craft Smashup
  6. Donna S. of Organized Chaos
  7. Tonya B. of Stampin' with Tonya
  8. Bree R. of Craft-Somnia
  9. Diana E. of Stampin' Fun with Diana
  10. Kim R. of Stamping with Kim



Joyce said...

cute and fresh!

Kim Ryden said...

Incredibly cute!!! You are so talented!!!

Jamie Hurley said...

SUPER detail! Wonderful project!

Shellie Grindy said...

so so pretty. love how the strawberries look kind of like they are in a basket. makes me want to go and grab some real ones to eat

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Nanci Wilson said...

Absolutely adorable...all you ladies are so very talented!

kim said...

this is absolutely adorable. very very sweet!!!!

Theresa said...

Love your berries!

Diana Eichfeld said...

I'm in LOVE, what a great way to use the pop up card, and all those punches, everything is perfect! TFS!!!!

Happy Stamper said...

I haven't been excited by a card like I am by this one since the first workshop I ever attended! Thank you so much!!!!

Cynthia said...

Auh, that is so nice of you. Thanks! Glad yo liked it!