Thursday, May 6, 2010

Let's Have Fun with the CCEE and the Stampin B's

Stamping B's Challenge #57
Our challenge this week was to use something green/botanical. I went with my new fav ferns from I Brake for Stamps. AND....I literally went ALL!!!

I used my Nesties for the main panels, punched the corners, added a Martha Steward punched border to some MS designer paper.

Then I tied it all up with some SU celery ribbon.
Now be sure to go to the Stampin' B's blog to see the work of the rest of the team.  And...if you have some time, please play along with us.
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CCEE Challenge 1018
Mother's Day Card
We have a new hostess this month.  Frances is expecting her first grandchild, a boy, ao she has connected all of May's challenges to this upcoming event.  This week, it is a simple one.....make a Mother's Day card.

I used a Fiskar's combo border/corner punch, my fav Marvy scalloped corner rounder, and a Marvy regular corner rounding punch.  I used some fab ribbon from Mark's Finest Papers and some bling to finish it off.  My image is from Penny Black (I think!!).

The CCEE blog awaits your gazing pleasure......lots of wonderful designs I am sure!!!!

AND...just one more thing....if you are an Innovative Stamp Creations' stamp owner, the inspiration challenge found here is still ongoing.


Cindy Haffner said...


StampOwl said...

gorgeous cards and love that border punch

Our Little Inspirations said...

Love the green polka dot/gingham combo with all those pretty details! The 2nd has such great texture with the embossing and beautiful punched design! Gorgeous!!

jdmommy said...

What gorgeous cards, and those ferns from IBFS are some of my all-time favs too!!

Lois said...

Love the punch work on both of your cards, Joanne. Your checkered DP on the first card and the embossed piece on the second both create wonderful backgrounds. Winners both!!!

Julie- justwritedesigns said...

This is so pretty, Joanne! I love the colors, the embossing and the punched borders.

Silke Ledlow said...

Your CCEE card is simply beautiful Joanne!!! The punched border is WOW!!! Your layout and the monochromatic colors are perfect on your first card!! Hugs ~S~

Charlene Merrick (LilLuvsStampin) said...

This is pure eye candy, gf! I LOVE these colors together, and the embossing folder paired with all that lovely corner/border punching was a perfect choice. So beautiful!

Tosha Leyendekker said...

Oooo!! Love the greens and all those fantastic shapes Joanne!! And the gingham...charming!! Your CCEE card is stunning too with the fabulous colors, punching and embossing!! Two fabulous cards my friend!

Denise (peanutbee) said...

Beautiful cards. I'm especially fond of that first one with the green tones and all those nestie shapes you put together. Awesome!

Francie G. said...

Two beautiful creations, Joanne! The fern creation is just so rich and beautiful! Love the flower and the textured background!