Playing with tools - No digital images!

I have a wardrobe installer today and i'm trying to stay out of his way. 
 My wardrobe is finished and he is now working on my girls rooms.  
Two of them had built in wardrobes with just a shelf and hanging room and
 hinged doors and the other daughter had a free standing wardrobe.  
By the days end they will all have mirrored doors and shelving, hanging space etc...
 We are also putting in floating floors, as their carpet is horrible... 
Once its done they all will be very happy.

Anyway onto craft! I have just tidied up my craft room AGAIN
 and sat down to play.  Im aiming to put things away as I use them
 so my bench top doesn't turn into a workplace made of 
nightmare's.  Wish me luck.

I went through a heap of blogs yesterday to find idea's for challenges
 and I have come up with the following challenges for this card.

Simon Says - Punch it
Creative Card Crew - Punch it
Craft Card Makers - Whats new (the punch)
AiFactory - 5 embellishments  (im not sure if i was menat to use a digi image in this..)
ABC Christmas Challenge - Bells
Your next stamp - Anything that sparkles (im pushing it here.. but bling sparkles)
oh and I have just realised this fits in with Creatalicious, which is funny as I originally was struggling with the theme of No stamped images other than sentiments!

I used my pazzles inspiration to cut a die cut of the bells and overlaid the negative image on red cardstock, I then used my new martha stewart around the page punches (love them) and cut out the centre of the cardstock to create a frame for the bells to sit in.  Added some bling, ribbon (love the bow easy -thanks Cheryl of My Cardmaking Haven for the recomendation for that wonderful tool).  The very merry is of course a SU stamp that is overused in my house and then the oval punches are also SU.


  1. gorgeous card penny.. love the colour combo.. bec xx

  2. Yes bling does sparkle! :) Thanks for joining us at YNS and good luck with keeping your craft area neat and tidy!

  3. Oh! I love your new punches! - especially this fabo one that does the corners too - isnt it amazing all the gadgets we can get!

    Your card is gorgeous. I love the chocolate with the green & red. So warm and reminds me of cinnamon.

    - Kylie

  4. This is Beautiful, simply stylish Thanks for joining us on
    ABC challenge Samantha :0)

  5. Gorgeous card.
    Thank you for joining in the ABC Christmas Challenge this time.
    Cathy xx

  6. Great card, great colours. I think I'm gonna have to get some of those Marth Stewart around the page punches!
    Jack (Crafty Cardmakers)

  7. Lovely card with no stamps or images! Wow, way to get creative! Thanks for playing!

  8. Fab card, love your bow and colour combo!!!

    Thank You for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers x

  9. I love this! So pretty! Love the fact that it's all punches! Thanks for playing at CCC!

    Janna :)

  10. Lovely card :-) I love the fancy border and the way you did the bells is fabulous ! :-)

    thanks for joining the ABC Christmas and Simon Says Stamp Challenges :-)

    Lols x x

  11. Fabulous card, Penny!

    I wanted to wish you Congrats on being chosen for the AiFactory Design Team!! I look forward to working with you! :D

  12. Love the ms punch, they are brill, really brings your card to life, thanks for joining in at crafty cardmakers xx

  13. Lovely card!
    Thanks for joining us at the ABC Christmas Challenge!
    Helen x

  14. Fabulous card, love the bells and the lovely frame.
    thanks for join us at Simon Says Stamps Challenge.


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