So very nice of you to stop by! What a fun and challenging hobby to have!

May you always have work for your hands to do.
May your pockets hold always a coin or two.
May the sun shine bright on your windowpane.
May the rainbow be certain to follow each rain.
May the hand of a friend always be near you.
And may God fill your heart with gladness to cheer you.
- Irish Blessing

Monday, September 12, 2011

Enjoy Nature's Splendor

This is today's challenge for Speedy the Cat's Week 72 -- Use a punch. NOW this was an easy challenge...biggest decision is WHICH punches to use! :-)Here is their website

I used Mark's Finest Products as the stamps..It's Fall mini set and Thankful for You on the inside. They were stamped with Chocolate Brown Memento and colored with Copics and Sakura glitter pens and cut out with Pumpkin die cuts from Spellbinders. Then sponged with Dandelion Memento ink. The cardstock is GKD Dandelion and the dp is Suzanne Brunstom. Inside I used Labels 14 for the die cuts.

I punched the fence with Martha Stewart punch, the owls are with Martha's embossing owl punch and the corners are Crop-A-Dile We R Memory Keepers Deco/Stub chomper.

Added a little brown ribbon cord and some leaves and a bow and It's Fall Y'ALL!!


  1. oh sweet, this is the first i have seen that mini set used. so glad you used it. Thanks for playing along with Speedy the Cat in the challenge to use a punch.

  2. Oh Barbara--this is so darn cute!!!! Just love it! You did a fantastic job with your punches that you finally chose. LOL Thanks for playing along with us this week at Speedy the Cat's Friends challenge!

  3. These cards are absolutely darling. I love your fall themes and the punches you used. So very cute and fun. Thank you so much for playing along with us at Speedy the Cat's Challenge. It is such a pleasure to visit to see what you made for us. Good luck in the stamp drawing and I hope to see you next week.

    Bear Hugs,

  4. Thanks for visiting my blog during MFP's blog hop and leaving such a sweet comment today, Barbara!

    What a great autumn card you have created, inside and out, with this new MFP mini!!

  5. What cute Halloween cards. I love this set I can't wait to get mine. Thanks for playing along with us here at Speedy the Cat's Friends challenge this week. Hope to see you again next week.