Sunday, 7 October 2012

Sir Stampalot October Challenge

Last month's inspiration photo obviously proved a bit daunting, but this month at Stampalot Challenge we have an easier task for you. We want you to


Simply include one or more elements using punches on your project! (But please note that dies do not count as punches! It's fine to use dies as well, but your entry must use at least one element made with a punch, otherwise it will not be considered for the prize or top 3. Also, please remember that if you enter your project in more than five other challenges, it will not be eligible for ours. See the Challenge Guidelines at the top of the challenge blog for full details. )

On my card I've used a border punch and butterfly punch ( both by Martha Stewart) and a punch (make unknown) with a corner design incorporating 3 different sizes of flowers which I punched lots of to make the lilac flowers. The lilac stamp (Toomuchfun Rubber Stamps) is one I bought in the USA about 17 years ago. I coloured it with Promarkers before adding the punched flowers. The tiny flowers each have a dot of glitter glue in the centre. The background paper is an old one by K&Company (now sadly discontinued) and the ribbon came from a grab bag bought at a show.

My talented teamies have come up with some absolutely gorgeous designs, so do pop over to the Challenge Blog and have a look at them.

Due to pressure of work at Stampalot Towers, the photo of this month's prize was not available as we went to press, but rest assured that it will be as fantastic as always!


brenda said...

Your lilac blossoms looked lovely Lynn and very lifelike.

Thanks for great DT piece again this month,hope you have a good Sunday.

B x

Doreen said...

This is just gorgeous....fabulous image and

Ruth said...

Your little lilac blossoms are gorgeous! Ruth x

Lisa Jane said...

ooh this is gorgeous .. i love everything about it
Lisa x

Jean Straw said...

This is so beautiful. I love the the tiny lilac flowers and the pretty backing paper. Jean x

Tracy said...

Wonderful punch work Lynn, gorgeous creation too. Love the little flowers, must have took ages to position.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

pinky said...

Wow Lynne, I hadn't realised the flowers were all punched, this is so beautiful!!

Sally H said...

Stunningly beautiful card, Lynne! All that punching must have taken ages! I think I am finally beginning to feel vaguely human again, so I will skype you very soon. Really looking forward to Doncaster x

MaxineD said...

Lynn this is amazing! At first glance I loved the overall design and colour of your card, but when I saw the details I was stunned. Absolutely beautiful.

Eileen said...

Blown away by your work here ... beautiful stuff! The detail of the flowers ... just lovely1 Exxx

Barb said...

Oh Lynn, this is beautiful, luv your attention to detail. Ü

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