Monday, November 22, 2010

Mo's Challenge Blog --- Three Punches

{This is my second post today, so please scroll on down to see a lovely lilac Christmas angel.}

This week at Mo Manning's Digital Pencil we are challenged to use three punches.  I love punches, especially the border punches, so this was very fun.  Martha Stewart and EK Success have wonderful new winter/Christmas border punches and I'm using three of them here.

The punches I used are the MS snowflake and winter town border punches and the EK pine tree border punch.  The layering of the trees and town make a cool alpine scene.  So many ideas come to mind when I use these together.  The dp is new from The Paper Studio; the country look is one of my favorites.

Soaring over this snowy village is Snowboard Santa by Mo.  This fellow is really rockin'!! I couldn't resist putting some crystal Stickles on the snowboard, otherwise he is colored with Copics.  My uncle, nearly 90 years old now, tells of his grandfather, a Norwegian, skiing across the snow-covered rolling hills of Iowa, his long red beard blowing over his shoulder.  This image always makes me think of grandpa Nels!

Yep, this was my second post today.  Now I need to get busy and prep for Thursday.  I already have one of two cheesecakes done, but much more to do. 

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone!

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6 comments:

Elaine L. said...

Love the borders! Great coloring, too. Thanks for joining us in Mo's Challenge.

Lynette said...

Great card! I especially love the double border on the bottom.

Regarding Thursday - you have the important things done, anyway! LOL!

Cynthia said...

Fun border punches, Barb.

Lorie said...

Great card, Barb! Love the image, and your lilac angel card is beautiful!!

Christina said...

another great card! I have something for you over on my blog if your interested... :)

DonnaMundinger said...

OMG, TOO cute! And I'm gonna scraplift how you layered those punches! xxD