Thursday, July 24, 2014

Punch Art



Hello my friends...

We are back from our vacation to the Alps and (somewhat) back to normal.  I hope you've been enjoying the blogs I prepared for delayed posting during our time away.  I am planning to begin daily postings of our travels on a day by day basis but between the two of us we took over 1000 pictures - some good, some really good, and some, well, not so good - I think it may take some time for me to weed through the pictures and notes so it may be next week before I am prepared enough to post a sampling of our trip.  We started in Munich, Germany and from there went to Austria, Italy, Switzerland and Liechtenstein.  But more on that later.

During the time I was gone, Stampin' Up had their annual convention in Salt Lake City and I'm sure it was lots of fun.  From what I can glean from other demonstrators, there will be more "punch art" in our futures. That pleases me ... I love punches and am always amazed at the creations people come up with.  Here is a sample of how to use some of the following punches....

Punches used are from pages 219 - 223: Blossom Punch #125603, Pansy punch #130698, Bird Builder (leaves & snail) #117191, 1/2" Circle #119869, 3/4" circle #119873. 1" circle #119868, 1-1/4" circle #119861, 1-3/8" circle #119860

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Isn't this cute?  I adore the little snail made with all the circle punches and the bird punch.  Can't wait to try this out.  Here's another picture that was apparently a display at Convention.  Fun, fun!!

Convention-stampin-up-2014-punch-art

Time for me to go play around with my trip photos... stay tuned... and wish me luck... lottsa pix!

                                                              {{{Big Hugs}}}

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