Tuesday, 23 July 2013

Die'ing For a Punch at Papertake Weekly

Good afternoon.
Hope you are all keeping well and those not I wish well soon.
We had a mahooooosive thunderstorm in the early hours of the morning and the sun has disappeared under a blanket of cloud :o(
So the best place to be for me today is in my little crafty haven to get ahead with some DT work so that when the sun puts in another appearance I can get back to topping up my tan :o)

So today we have a new challenge for you over at


and the theme this week is

so lots of dies and/or punches on your projects please.

Here's what I did - taking the opportunity to add another Christmas make to my box:

Card Ingredients:
Snowflake: Spellbinders Snowflake Pendant 2011 and Pendant 2012 and Create a Flake 1
Bling on snowflake created using Stamp and Bond and then Stampendous Halo Glitter
Snowflake centre: Ribbon Girls Diamante Spacer and Acrylic Aurora Gems
Adhesive Pearls and Snowflake charm - Hobby House
Martha Stewart: Scalloped Border Punch
Creative Expressions: Tint Dots Mask - used to emboss background

Our sponsor this week is the fabulous

Please pop over to the main challenge blog to check out the awesome inspiration from my lovely DT buddies and to see the fabulous prize on offer.

Challenges I would like to enter:
Christmas Card Challenges - Snowflakes
Squirrel and The Fox - Use Something Spooled
Addicted to CAS - Glitter
Sweet Stampin - Christmas in July (if my stamped sentiment ins't enough - please delete my entry)
Creative Corner - Let it Sparkle
Clearly iStamp - Christmas in July
As You Like It - Favourite Occasion (mine is Christmas - a time for families and celebrations)
Happy Campers - Bling

Thanks for popping by today - I really appreciate your continued support and always look forward to reading any comments you may wish to leave.

Enjoy the rest of the day.


Danni said...

Gorgeous card! So pretty with the white on white and the sparkle!

coops said...

so stunning debs.gorgeous design and snowflakes and I love the sparkle ;D

xx coops xx

Debbie McNamee said...

So very pretty! Love the tinselly accents on the bottom. Thanks for playing in the ClearlyiStamp Christmas in July Challenge. Debbie McNamee CiSCDT

Sue - bearhouse said...

WOW!! This is stunning Debs. Your sparkly snowflake looks amazing.
hugs Sue xx

Avril Ann said...

Fabulous card, Debs, so simple but so effective xxx

Ira Huberts said...

A perfect Christmas card with a nice touch of bling and that snowflake is just gorgeous Debs! Hugs, Ira xox

downrightcrafty said...

gorgeous Debs simply so sparkly
Hugs Kate xx

Heather said...

This is GORGEOUS!!! The white on white is so elegant and that snowflake is stunning!!!! I so need to get some of those pendant dies. If I got this card, I would probably frame it. : ) Thanks for playing in the Clearly iStamp Challenge.

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

Absolute stunner Debs! Love the coloured glitter on the pretty snowflakes! Susan x

Wishcraft said...

Gorgeous sparkly snowflake and a fab card Debs :o) Hugs, Lisa x

Claire said...

This is a gorgeous card, love all the sparkle on the snowmflake. I haven't slept properly for 2 nights now - last night between 1.00 am - 5.00 am we had continuous thunder storms, lightning and terrential rain! The sun came out briefly at 3.00 pm but didn't stay for long. Hugs, Claire x

Angela Boutiller said...

Beautiful! Thanks for joining us for the Something Spooled challenge here at The Squirrel and The Fox.

Donna Mosley said...

OMG! Debs this is absolutely stunning hun.

Donna x

SuzanneK said...

Gorgeous creation, so elegant. Thanks for sharing with us at Sweet Stampin, good luck. Hugz Suzanne DT

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous card Debs :-) the whole design is stunning !! sooo pretty :-)

Lols x x x

catherine said...

This is so beautiful Debs and thanks for joining us at Sweet Stampin this week
x catherine

Sharon said...

This is stunning Debs. The snowflakes are beautiful and I love the sentiment and gems.
Hugs Sharon x

Gail said...

Beautiful! Thank you for joining in at Clearly iStamp for our Christmas in July challenge - it is a blessing to have you enter - enjoy your day and good luck on the draw Gail DT

Vicky said...

WOW..........totally stunning sweetie!!!!!!!!

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

Indy said...

What a beautiful card! Love the white on white and those beautiful silver embellishments! Thanks for sharing at Clearly iStamp!

Hazel (Didos) said...

WOW this is stunning, what a wonderful piece. Love all the sparkle. Hope you are recovering from your surgery, Sending Big Hugs, Hazelxox

cotnob said...

This is a stunning card Debs, so elegant.

nnalorac said...

This is so beautiful, just love the design. Thanks for joining us over at As You Like It . Carolxx

Karen (karey2005) said...

Pretty, sparkly and elegant! Thank you for joining Christmas Card Challenges this week! ~Karen, CCC-DT

Katy said...

STUNNING! Wow! This card is just gorgeous! Love the sparkle and the snowflake. :) Thank you so much for joining us at Clearly iStamp! Hugs-Katy DT

Sabrina said...

I love white on white! And this is gorgeous! Love how you built your snowflake. Thank you for playing with us at Christmas Card Challenge #34. :)

Janice said...

Exquisite glitter my dear - another beauty here! Jx

Pia Krogh Larsen said...

Love the bling & glitter!
Thanks for playing with us at Sweet Stampin'.
Pia x

Sue said...

Stunning Christmas card! That snowflake is gorgeous. Thank you for joining us at ATCAS.


Hi Debs - Fabulously glittery snowflake and a simply gorgeous card.
Thank you so much for joining us at ATCAS - Hugs, Sylvia x

Shana Gaff said...

Pretty! I love all of the white and the glitter looks fabulous. I love seeing Christmas cards this time of the year. :) Thanks for playing at ATCAS. :)

Kathy D. said...

I like how you did the bottom! Just might have to lift that!!

Thanks for playing in Clearly iStamp Challenge #3 - Christmas in July! See you on Friday for challenge #4.

Kathy D.
Clearly Digi Stamps DT/Clearly iStamp Challenge Coordinator