Sunday, May 9, 2010

{punctuation marks challenge}


While visiting Agata's wonderful blog, I read about a challenge using punctuation mark stamps and creating one layer cards. See Agata's wonderful cards here.





I wanted to try this and gathered all my alpha sets and I even found a set of oversized punctuation marks that have never touched ink.











Here are the cards that I created with different sentiments and punctuation marks. It took a lot of willpower not to put a button or some bling on it and keep the cards completely one layer.











I love the simplicity of a one layer card, and how a bold graphic can make a statement. These weren't as simple as I thought it would be, and turned out to be quite challenging.


Try it for yourself and see...I challenge you!







And a Happy Mother's Day to all moms, stepmoms, grandmoms, aunts, and anyone who is like a mom to someone.....Here's a photo of some flowers that my daughter and her boyfriend sent me and I'd like to share it with all Moms! Have a great day.....




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Thanks to all of you for stopping by and if you hopped the Tiddly Inks blog hop, I will be choosing a random commenter and forwarding her name to Christy. She'll do a random drawing of three names to win gift certificates to the online store, or an awesome scrap pack. Good luck to all! Check the Tiddly Inks challenge blog on Monday to see if you're a winner!


20 comments:

  1. Hi Donna, Great cards and so simple to do, I don't think I am restained enough to make something like this. All my cards are very fussy and I need to add bling or a ribbon,LOL. Never the less perhaps I need to try!!

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  2. Now I'm intrigued by this one layer punctuation challenge! How fun!! Happy Mother's Day to you, Donna!! Sending hugs and kisses!

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  3. Love how you brought in a different color for the punctuation, very cool looking and would make an awesome gift set!
    Great job on the challenge, I don't know if I could have resisted just adding a flower or two... ;)
    Happy Mother's Day!

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  4. Oh these are fabulous Donna! I'll definately have a go at making a OLC, but its gonna be hard not even adding a ribbon or some bling!
    :o)

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  5. Oh I love these! I love your style. Just took a minute or five! to browse your blog and now I'm hooked!

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  6. So Cute...LOL!!
    I think I have some uninked punctuation marks too......
    LOVE your cards and your Flowers are Gorgeous!!! Happy mother's Day!!

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  7. Great cards! And I'm with you... one layer cards are way harder than they should be! :P

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  8. Great cards...it might be hard to restrain yourself, but the results are stunning!

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  9. Love the simplicity of the cards! And love your flowers! The colors are so beautiful! Color inspiration for a card? Have a great Mother's Day!

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  10. Love your design Donna. Hope you win. I find the simple cards are always harder to do

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  11. Lovely simple but so effective cards Donna. And your flowers are so pretty.

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  12. Your OLC - Punctutation cards turned out great!!

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  13. So sweet of you! Thanks for talking about my cards here! And your cards are so cool! The one with Hello? Made me laugh, maybe I read it with a wrong intonation? Anyway, this was a cool challenge, don't you think? :)

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  14. These cards are way cool, Donna!! Love them! The flowers are beautiful, I hop you had a special Mother's Day!! Sending you a lot of hugs!!

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  15. really cool simple cards, Donna! i have to agree that simple cards are not easy!!! =) very pretty flowers and so happy to hear you had a relaxing and wonderful mother's day!! =)

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  16. Love these CAS cards. Could see them in a box as a set! Lovely flowers and how sweet of your DH and friend to send them!

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  17. what a great bunch of cards for Susan's challenge! I particularly like the thanks a million card!

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