Saturday, 28 January 2012

Using Border Punches

I have seen a lot of cards online using border punches as backgrounds to cards, and really like the look, so here is my take on the idea. The punch is by Martha Stewart and the flower stamp is by Heartfelt Creations. I put the borders onto a square of white card which was popped on for dimension. The flower was stamped twice, once onto green cardstock, and again, twice, on white. The white flowers were cut out and coloured with Promarkers, and the middle flower was cut out again, and more foam pads used, so it all looks very textured and dimensional   




23 comments:

Bernie said...

Absoluetly beautiful! Love that punch and those flowers are perfection.
Blessings Bernie

Bunnyfreak said...

Love the card.

Patty said...

You always make beautiful cards Enfys...but I'm not feeling the border punch as a background for a card..just being honest!!! But the flower punches are beautiful!

Hugs,
Patty

Carolyn said...

what a different way ti use the border punch, Very nice flowers

kath said...

gorgeous en and what a great idea to use your border punches...hugs kath xxx

CraftyC said...

Its a beautiful card Enfys, a great idea!
Clairexx

Jessica said...

Beautiful En! Have you gotten lost yet? Hope you're having a great time! Hugs, Jess

Rae Ann said...

I have this punch and I have never used it! Thanks for the idea. I never thought of using them that way.

The dimensional flowers are really beautiful. Love the colors you chose.

MizMaryAnn said...

The flowers are outstanding. I love enlarging them and studying your coloring. I learn a lot.

Cindy :) said...

very nice, I love how soft the colours are, I like the border punch background idea also :) have a great day hugs

Susan said...

En, what a wonderful way to use the border punches! And the flowers are perfect! I have been so bad about using my markers and now I'm going to make a bunch of flowers and practice!
You are always such an inspiration....
Thank you, as always.
Sue B

Linda said...

OMG what a great background. I can also use scraps with this design as well.
Thank you
Linda in Stanwood

Sue Painter said...

What a totally cool idea! I've surely got border punches, so I'm going to try a few. Thanks for the idea, Enfys.

Melodie said...

Wow, it looks so great.
Hugs
Melodie

Lana said...

Fab card En I will definitely be giving this technique a try. xxx

Nu2Scrap said...

This card too it FABULOUS!! I just love the colors--Thank-you! -Barb-

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