Saturday, February 15, 2014

Send A Smile 4 Kids Challenge - Punches and/or Dies 4 Kids

It's a glorious day in Central Wisconsin.  The sun is bright, the temps are fairly decent (mid 20's).  More of a normal winter day but somehow it seems absolutely fabulous compared to the weather we've been having this winter. 

What could make that bright day even brighter?  A challenge from Send A Smile 4 Kids and this weeks challenge is one of my fav's - Punches and/or Dies 4 Kids. 

Before I show you my cards, I must tell you about this weeks amazing sponsors.
A huge thank you to those amazing sponsors for supporting this special cause.

This fun image on my first card is from The Cutting Cafe' - what an adorable sweet treat.  This classic saying takes me back to when I was a kid.  Keeping in mind this weeks challenge is to use punches and/or dies, I went a little over the top.  The image is cut out with my petite oval Spellbinders and then matted with my scalloped petite oval Spellbinders.  I used a flourish from a very old Sizzix classic die. On the background I used a Martha Stewart lattice work border punch and I also used Fiskar's stitches border punch.  I think that fulfills the requirements of the challenge.  LOL!!

 
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I'm very pleased to welcome Meljen's Designs as a sponsor to SAS4K. I have been a follower of Meljen for several years so I squealed when I found out they were going to become one of our sponsors.  We're soooooo glad you've joined us.  This adorable images is called Little Girl Bear Hugs.  So adorable!!!!  I thought this image would be perfect for my current favorite style.  I love this very simple style of using a plain white card to feature an amazing image and just adding some banners across the top.  To keep with the theme of the challenge, I used a couple different punches.  The banners are made using my EK Success punch and the border is made using a Martha Stewart border punch. 
 
 
Now its your turn to play along.  Dig out your punches and/or dies and create a card 4 kids.  Link that card to the SAS4K blog and you will be entered into a random drawing where you could win one of those amazing prizes from our sponsors.  Don't forget - SAS4K also selects a top 3 which is a huge honor and gives you a badge you can proudly add to your blog.  You can see a complete list of rules here.
 
Don't forget, SAS4K is a wonderful cause you can read more about it and find out how to contribute here. 
 
Please note that I am entering my cards in the following challenges:
 
Card 1 - Dreamweaver Stencils - Fluttery & Swirly
 
Card 2 - Pattie's Creations Design Challenge - Using red in the image
              Brown Sugar Challenge #81 - Use a die or punch.
              Crafty Catz - Lady in Red
 
I hope you get the opportunity to play along.
Joyce
 



4 comments:

  1. Thanks for playing in our "Use RED in your Image!" Challenge #85!
    Sandi ♥
    DT Coordinator for Pattie's Creations Challenge!
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  2. Hi Joyce, Love this sweet and adorable card, so cute....
    Thanks for sharing with us at CraftyCatz this week.xx

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  3. wonderful card, thanks for playing alng with our Lady In Red challenge at CRAFTY CATZ
    X Carol

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  4. Sweet cards! Thanks for linking to the Dreamweaver challenge!

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