October 31, 2010

Lovely-hAnglar-Only Challenge #11 - Punches/Die Cuts

Happy Sunday and Happy Halloween to everyone!  Today our 11th lovely-hAnglar-only challenge starts. The host this time is our wonderful talented Marina. She wants to see you use Punches / Die Cuts on your projects. Well that's nice and easy isn't it? So what are you waiting for, start punching :-)

I colored my sweet hAnglar girl with bird house using my Copics and Prisma Color Pencils black and cool grays for adding deeper shadows. I never tried this technique before but I really do like it a lot I must say! The Prismas blend super nice and soft on top of the Copics and you can get very nice effects this way.

The Poinsettas and the tree is cut out using my new Marianne Design dies. I got them from Dutch Paper Crafts and they are fabulous, as is Darlene's service! I love the Marianne Design dies as well as the Joy Craft dies and I am happy that I found an affordable source here in the US for them.

I also used Martha Stewart punches as well as Punch Bunch and SU! punches. The circle sentiment is from Catslife Press. DP is from Memory Box collection Mistletoe. I thought it's a nice fit with all these little cute birds :-). Charm, rhinestones and ribbon is from my stash. I added lots of Stickles all over the card and to the tree I've added snow using a Marvy Uchida Snow Pen and some glitter (I added the glitter before heating when the paint still was wet.)

Thanks for stopping by and I hope to see over at our lovely-hAnglar-only challenge blog!
Stop by tomorrwo for my Whimsy DT posting and some more news!



  1. Die Karte ist ja absolut niedlich geworden.
    Ich war so lange nicht auf Deinem Blog.
    LG Annette

  2. Iris, die Karte ist sooo zauberhaft. Die sanfte Schattierung lässt dein Motiv wirklich noch viel tiefer und lebhafter wirken.

    Liebe Grüße

  3. So wonderful card Iris,I love the image and the colours.
    So beautiful papers.

    Hugs Riet.x

  4. Loving the new design, great work. Do you think it will always be like this?


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