Tuesday, 1 June 2010

Punches for Sir Stampalot !

Good morning and welcome to the June Challenge for Sir Stampalot! The theme this month is 'Punch it' , so you will need to get those punches out! My card this month uses a Martha Stewart punch around the page set, doily lace and an EK success border as well as two mini flowers and a leaf punch. The main image is from Penny Black, the Script is Hero Arts and the flourish is from Crafty Individuals. I coloured the poppy with watercolours and distress inks. The paper is from the Papermania Capsule collection. I used Antique linen, Tea dye and Wild Honey distress inks. Now then, the prize...

Isn't it wonderful? All those fabulous punches, and a few I've not seen before that are on my shopping list for my next visit to Sir Stampalot
Can we remind everyone that we do have a few rules on the sidebar and especially that you can combine your Stampalot entry with a maximum of five other challenges. Nobody likes rules, but we hate to get to your blogs and find a super piece of work that can't be included because it has been combined with a long list of other challenges. And most of all we so dislike having to be the the baddies who tell peeps that they are not eligible for the prize on offer. Try to remember  to pop in a link back to the Sir Stampalot challenge too, please. 
Do pop over to the challenge blog and take a look at the wonderful cards the DT have made, and then get out those punches and join in! Thanks for looking!


Anne Jagger said...

What a gorgeous card

Fliss said...

Hi Sally, have to say my jaw dropped when I saw this totally stunning card! It's so beautiful and I love all the punched elements which are really incredible.
I particularly like the one used on the pretty mat for the poppies so will have a nose to see what it is.
Hugs, Fliss xx

chris said...

Hi Sally
wow wee
what a stunner, this one really is so very special, I love love love it,the colours are so warm.
hugs chris xx

Teri said...

Such lovely colours hun - love the punched framework.
Teri x

Clare *Littlebear* said...

Hi Sally,
I just love your card! The distressing looks fab and the image is great - one of my faves.
Clare x

Zoechaos said...

WOW a riot of colour and all those lovely punched ribbons across the page. Vibrent, hot and exciting xx Zoe

Lynne K said...

Wow! Utterly gorgeous! Love the colours, and the row of little punched flowers, and of course the poppy image is just perfect.

PatR said...

Gorgeous Sally, love the colour scheme and the gorgeous poppy image.

Tracy said...

I adore this Sally and I just love the colours.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Chris said...

oooh Sally your card is just stunningly beautiful... I love everything about it and as I don't normally use punches I am quite excited about the challenge. I only entered for the first time last week but I'm so glad I did so I'll be there this week too :D
Chris xx

Kim Dellow said...

Wow love your punch art card - so pretty. Kim

Lesley said...

Wow this is gorgeous Sally! I love all the colours and punching! xx

chris said...

Hi sally
I cant wait either, I hadnt planned on doing the flowers at the weekend but they only take a few mins so we can do that too.
hugs chris xx

Jules said...

Hi Sal

A stunning card to go with a stunning prize.

Love how you have used the border punch to mount your lovely poppy image. I gained this one a few weeks ago - but it didn't look this good once I had finished with it LOL!!!

Soon be Saturday!!

Love Jules xx

brenda said...

Hi Sally

Just a quick visit to catch up on what you have been up to, still need to get back into the groove properly after the wedding holiday so will be back.

Love your Taggers one this week.

B x

pinky said...

Punched to perfection Sally. The papers are so gorgeous.

Kay Carley said...

This is beautiful Sally. Love how you've used your different punches on it.

Have a lovely time at Sir Stampalot when you go and please pass on my best to Janice and Andy. Haven't seen their new place yet so am suitably envious of you!!

Kay xx

Sandra P said...

Oh this is superb! Very regal IMO :)

Great great work!

Sandra P

Phree said...

Hi thank you for you kind comment on my blog. It's been so long since I was bloggin and blog hopping - but I am glad I paid you a visit today, your punched card is lovely, love the poppy in that golden frame. Had a look at some of your other posts adore that pretty pink and green tag card for the Allsorts Challenge further down the page.

KraftyKoolKat said...

Wow Sally this is fabulous you are so talented. My distressing always looks a mess. I am told you have to use the right paper/card to it. Perhaps thats where I am going wrong. Lol!!! Cathy xxxx