Saturday, April 28, 2012

Getting Cricky Simply Sunday Challenge - Give A Hoot!

Hi folks! I hope everyone's weekend is off to a great start! Today's card is for the Getting Cricky Simply Sunday Challenge, which actually started last Sunday, but better late than never, right?! Lol. It's been a very hectic week!

In honor of Earth Day, the required elements are an owl & something recycled. For challenge details & to enter click HERE. You can also check out the fab projects from my Getting Cricky Design Team sisters! It is still open for another week (until May 5th), so come on over & play with us! The winner will receive a surprise K Andrew Designs stamp set!

Here is my card....

The card base is white cardstock & the size is 4 x 8". All of the paper is from the DCWV "The Green Stack", which is made from 70% recycled paper. The only thing that isn't from this stack are the green stems, for which I used some shiny green paper from my scraps. All of the critters & the grass are either punched or hand cut elements from the stack. 

I went kind of punch crazy with this card! My father in law just bought me some brand new Martha Stewart punches from HSN & they are soooo awesome! For the flower tops I used my Fiskars scalloped circle punch, regular circle punch & the "Circle Loop" punch from Martha Stewart. For the stems I used the "Trellis Loop Trim" punch from Martha Stewart. I snipped off some of the loops to make them look more like stems. I inked most of the edges with Martha Stewart ink in "Chocolate".

The sentiment is from the K Andrew Designs stamp set called "Winter Wishes". I heat embossed it using Recollections embossing powder in "Clear Bark". 

To purchase K Andrew Designs stamps click HERE 
To visit the Getting Cricky blog click HERE 

Thank you for visiting me today & have a wonderful weekend!


  1. Neat stack you used. Didn't know they even had one.

    Great card!
    Carson's Creations

  2. Love how you made the flower stems! Sometimes it is just too much fun to go punch crazy!!! :-)

    Precious Hugs

  3. Love this card!! That stack is so cute!! What a fabulous father in law to get you such great punches!!
    Cheers Jennie DT sister

  4. Super Cute!
    Miranda :)
    Getting Cricky DT Sister

  5. This is such a sweet card. Love it :)