A pinch and a punch for the 1st of the month

I can’t believe it’s November all ready – this year has flown by. Miss K is in the middle of a reading frenzy which leaves me with time to craft!

First is a card for:

Let’s Squash It is a new challenge all about embossing folders and encouraging us to get them out- I have about 55 in my ‘collection’ so I’m thankful for the inspiration. I used a Stampin Up stamp set ‘Geared Up Garage’ and the metal plate embossing folder. I thought the sketch worked beautifully with this folder.

Next is a card for the Alphabet Challenge – O is for old folk!

I have a girlfriend that I have known for 50 years and interpreted this challenge in a slightly different way (old friendship not old age!) – I decided to make a card for her birthday to recognise this fact. I used the ‘Senior Years’ stamp set from Stampin Up.

Next is a card for:

I created an alcohol ink background and then added a die cut sentiment from Uniquely Creative cut from some gold glitter paper.

Well, that’s it for today, thanks for stopping by. Enjoy the rest of your weekend.

12 thoughts on “A pinch and a punch for the 1st of the month”

  1. What a great set of cards! Love the metal plate embossed background and the very masculine theme! This will definitely make someone’s day! Thanks for joining us this week at Freshly Made Sketches!

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  2. Love these. I especially love your older ladies card. What a nice idea to have been friends forever. Thanks for joining my challenge at The Alphabet Challenge. Love Dawn x

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