Saturday, January 3, 2009

OCC - Sketch Challenge

Hello & thanks for stopping by! :) Today's card is for this week's challenge over at Our Creative Corner. I am hosting this month's challenges and this week I created a fun Sketch.

We also have a special Guest Designer for the week. Shannon Erskine ( aka E3stamper on SCS). Not only has she put together a sample for this week’s challenge but she is also donating a NEW set called Owlentine from Treehouse stamps to one lucky winner from this week’s challenge participants. Ordinarily, there is no time limit on our challenges, but this week, to be entered into the drawing, you must have your project linked up to the OCC in the comments section by 12 noon Eastern Time on Friday, January 8th. We’ll draw a random name from the entries and announce the winner on Saturday, January 9th, along with out next challenge.
Here is a pretty cool idea ~


Picture here on the left is the Martha Stewart Scalloped Dot punch. Since I have not seen any NEW punches for Valentine's Day, I thought of a pretty cool idea. I found my $1 heart punch I got at Target last year and punched out the bigger holes with this small heart punch.





Pictured here is the start of it. Right after the punched out hearts, you can see the large holes. I just turned the punch upside down and put the hole in the heart and punched it out. For those that have a heart punch like this, I hope this inspires you to give it a try. :)
Before I go, I would like to announce the winner for the Quickutz die from Cut At Home. Congratulations to Kim from Crafts By Kim, please email me your addy so I can get your goodies out to you. jdmeyer6@sbcglobal.net

Have a wonderful weekend,

36 comments:

Leanne said...

Beautiful card!
Leanne :o)
xx

Dawn Easton said...

Very cute Jennifer, great border creation!

Silke said...

Jennifer - this is so beautiful!!! I love the big stamped letters with the cute mouse image!!!!
Clever idea with the punch - I need to use them more often....!!!

Have a great weekend!!!
Hugs ~Silke~

Cindy Haffner said...

Jen you are so clever I love your card, sweet and pretty.

The Crazy Life of a Navy Wife said...

What a great idea for using smaller punches! Thanks for sharing!

Kerry H said...

Great idea on the border punch! I love double duty ideas.

Shannon Erskine aka e3stamper said...

Jennifer this is so cute!!! Love your heart punched border!! thanks again for asking me to join you this week! It was so fun!!

Maria Gurnsey said...

that is a fabulous idea with the punch!! TFS

Jackie Pedro said...

Adorable card, Jennifer! I have that same border punch and will give this a try!!

Betty aka ZacksNana said...

So sweet! cute as a button!

melissa.flieg said...

Beautiful card and what a great idea to change the border into one for valentines. I have the Martha Steward border punch and think I will have to pick up a little heart punch and give this a try. TFS.

Jackie said...

That is a very clever idea! I have a similar punch and will give it a try. Thanks for the inspiration.

Julee (Vervegirl) said...

Just adorable, Jennifer! Love the colors and the heart border! Thanks for the fu sketch! Have a great weekend.

Kim said...

Jennifer I absolutely LOVE what you did with the boarder punch! I so am going to have to remember that one...and see if I can pick up a $1 punch with a heart! :) You are so creative girl! I so love your card it's beautiful!!!!

Thanks so much for the chance to win the heart die! I am so excited...I am jumping up and down doing the happy dance right now! :)

Thanks again, and Lots of Hugs~
Kim

Heather said...

What a cute idea with the border punch! I also wanted to mention that your blog banner is just adorable!

Sue said...

I too was disappointed not to find any new Martha Valentines punches...but looky at you...how clever!

Nancy said...

Such a cute card! Love how you made a "new" border punch from an existing one!

Lynda Benden said...

Great idea with the border punch Jen! How creative are you?!?!?!? Your card is just darling! You always ROCK Valentines cards!

Joan said...

Great card - Love how you double punched the "lace". It's wonderful. Joan

Lori A. said...

Pretty card! What a cool idea with the heart punch. I think I may have that one.

Denise ~ Paper Ponderings said...

That is awesome...creative genius!

Nancy Riley said...

Jennifer, your LOVE card is adorable! The mouse as the "O" is just too cute! Your punch border is so clever! You're amazing!

joyk said...

Love your card with Happy Heart Day.....so cute how you used the letters and the mouse and heart for the O. Also thanks for sharing your clever idea adding the hearts to the scalloped border punch!!

Amy Sheffer said...

Darling, Jennifer! Great tip for the punch!

Jennifer said...

Awesome idea to use that heart punch there. It adds so much to the card. Love it.

LeAnne said...

You are so clever! What a great idea!
LeAnne

wandykj said...

What an AWESOME idea!!!

Steph K (booga3) said...

This is SO clever, Jennifer! I noticed the border on your card and wondered if it was a new punch that I hadn't seen yet. I have that scalloped dot punch, too!

Kay's Creative Corner said...

Great idea for the punch. TFS. Your card is very pretty. I will have to play along with your OCC girls!

Anonymous said...

Brilliant - I have those punches and will definitely give it a try.

Pat said...

What a cool idea with the heart punch! Thanks for the new border.

Simone said...

Your card is so gorgeous! Just perfect! I´m so glad that I`ve found your blog!
Simone

Ann said...

This is such a great idea - the results are just stunning.

Ann xxx

Deborah Anton said...

Very cute!! Great idea on the border!

Charlene Austin said...

Holy CR@P! That is brilliant. LOVE LOVE LOVE the border idea. Now I just need to buy those 2 punches!! Haha.

PennyH said...

Oh my goodness! I just came across your blog from SCS. I have this border punch AND the little heart punch. I am defnitely gonna have to give this a try. All of your cards and creations are great! Love your blog! :)