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Friday 16 September 2011

Punch Away

Good morning everyone, time for another Card Makin' Mamas Challenge. We had a record number of entries for our last challenge, we were absolutely gobsmacked! Let's hope you all come back to join us :)

This time, we would like to see "PUNCHES" on your cards. Remember, it's a card-only challenge, so please don't submit any other projects, that would be such a pity! This is my card:

I made this card for my parents-in-law's 50th wedding anniversary. We usually don't send cards, but when I was doing a bit of family tree research we found out the date was in September and that it was the big 50. So I thought it would be great to make a card and send it to them as a surprise. I was pretty happy with this card and the only thing I needed to do is to find out what the exact date was the 2nd of September.........ouch. Oh well, it's the thought that counts, right? ;)

* Cream base card
* Gold mirror paper
* Kars Paperpad Wedding DP
* Studio Light image
* ? Diecut shape
* ? Sentiment stamp
* ? Flowers
* MS Doily Lace punch
* Lace, brads, peel offs and  mosaic stones from stash

* 2 Sisters Challenge (Black and White and one other colour, gold in my case)
* Anything Goes Challenge (Vintage/Shabby Chic)
* Craft Your Passion (Use items beginning with F; Flowers)
* Deep Ocean (Lace)
* Shopping Our Stash (Vintage)
* Fab 'n Funky (Bingo; I've used Flower, sentiment and Die-cut)
* Kelly's Kid Challenges (For Someone Special)
* Totally Ladybug (Flowers)
* Lollipop Crafts (Use eyelets or brads; I've used brads to secure the flowers)
* Scrappy Frogs (Vintage)

Well, I'd better be off, see you later!


  1. Fabulous!! Thank you for playing along with Shopping Our Stash!

  2. Another fabulous card sweetie...

    big hugs Vicky xx

  3. So lovely and elegant! Your p-i-l's will treasure this beautiful card…and it's not too late to send :)

  4. Beautiful card. Happy belated anniversary to your parents.

  5. Gorgeous! Love the vintage feel and what a fabulous design! This is a keepsake that they will cherish! Love it!

  6. Beautiful card! Thanks for joining us at SOS!

  7. My best compliments Ciska, a very beautiful work for your parents in law's anniversary, i imagine how much they had been happy to receive this gift you handmade for them!

    Thank you for joining us at Deep Ocean and i hope to see you again!

    Hugs, Francesca.

  8. this is so elegant card - thanks for playing wits lollipopcrafts - hugs Joanna

  9. Oh, beautiful! They will love it, even if it is a bit late! Thanks for joining our 'F' challenge at Craft Your Passion this week!

  10. Hey there teamie, you're going to town lately with all these beautiful cards. This is so stunning and gorgeous. Thanks so much for joining us at Anything Goes with this amazing creation. "Hugs" Carol

  11. Never too late to send! They will love that you made it! Thanks for joining us at Shopping Our Stash!

  12. Hiya there,

    Great card, your parent must have loved it. What a lovely thought and it is never too late to send a beautiful card made with love!

    Thanks for joining us at Kelley Kid;s this week for our Someone Special challenge.

    Good Luck!

    Take care
    Big Hugs

  13. Hi Ciska, oh what a wonderful card for a 50th anniversary, I am sure they will love it! The colours and the style are just perfect! Thank you for sharing with us at LCI this week, make sure you check back on Tuesday for some exciting news and a blog hop!! Pami x

  14. Oh this is so beautiful!
    Thanks for joining fab'n'funky this week!
    Hugs Heidy

  15. what a beautifully elegant card
    Thanks for joining us at LCI this week
    Lisa x

  16. Beautiful!! Thanks for joining us at FnF :)