Wednesday, 18 July 2012

Punch Art Summer BBQ

First of all I would like to thank you for all your lovely comments whilst I've been on hols and I will try to get round you all over the next few days, to catch up with your lovely creations. 

This is a card I made for my Hubby's birthday which we celebrated whilst we were away.  He loves to have a BBQ and is currently looking to replace our old one with a new red one.  Hopefully there will be some dry days this summer to try it out! 

I followed the Punch Art BBQ design on Dawn's Blog which uses a variety of punches to create this fab BBQ.  The smoke is from Swirls Scribbles Sizzlit Die.  

I made a little garden by adding some grass in Old Olive with the top snipped to look like grass then sponged a sky with Tempting Turquoise.  I added the Whisper White panel to a Tempting Turquoise mat and then attached it to a Crumb Cake card base.  

Just for you is from Tea Shoppe and I hand wrote the rest using my Real Red Stampin' Write Marker.  

It's fun to use your punches in a different way.

We have a new super promotion on this month. Have a look

You can receive a ribbon and brad pack when you spend £45.  The ribbons and brads match the gorgeous Everyday Enchantment papers that were in the Sale-A-Bration Promotion.  If you didn't get the chance to pick up these papers at the time then no worries you can purchase them now whilst stocks last. 

Thought I'd share a photo from our hols 

Boa Vista Cape Verde

Hard to think we were there only a couple of days ago whilst I look outside at the rain.  Oh well back to the ironing mountain! 

But before I go, a big Hi to my new followers Chris and Ruth.  Thanks very much for choosing to follow my little blog.  Hope to see you drop by often. x 

Supplies Used
All Stampin' Up! unless otherwise stated

Card - Crumb Cake, Tempting Turquoise, Whisper White, Old Olive, Real Red, Basic Black
Ink - Tempting Turquoise
Stamp - Tea Shoppe
Punch - 1 3/4" Circle, Word Window, Ornament, 1/2" Circle, Circle from Itty Bitty Shapes
Sizzlits - Swirls Scribbles
Other - Real Red Stampin' Write Marker, Silver Brad from my stash


Gillian said...

Hi Aileen, how was the hols? Did you enjoy cape verde? Great card, good use of the punches. It must be great to be back to rainy Aberdeen!

Sigrids kreative ART said...

Great idea for BBC! Love it.

craftattack said...

Great card, hope the holiday did you good. No sign of good weather here, yet! Valerie

Aud said...

Hope you had a lovely holiday, hope you will have brought some better weather homw with you, certainly not bbq weather, love the card a great odea with the punches. Audx

Suze Bain said...

Super card Aileen. Save a burger for me! xx

Zippy said...

This is such a fun card! Brilliant! Hope you had a lovely holiday, shame you are back to 'normal' weather! xxx

Wishcraft said...

Such a clever card Aileen, it's fab :o) Hugs, Lisa x

Bonnie said...

Glad you had a good holiday Aileen! Love the BBQ grill! It makes a perfect summer card!


So pleased you had a lovely holiday Aileen - sun, sea and sand - how wonderful!
Love the BBQ - what a great way to use your punches and dies! Hope your hubby gets an opportunity to use his real-life one - apparently the weekend weather forecast is good, so you may be eating your steaks outdoors!
Sylvia x

Jenny said...

Brilliant work with your punches.... the barbie looks so smart in shiny red :0)
Your holiday looks gorgeous just from the shot of the beach!!! Coming home is always the worst bit :0)
Jenny x


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