Sunday, May 11, 2008

Piercing Paper - simple and fun!


I bought some plastic canvas last week-end as a guide for paper piercing. Great simple tool that gives you tons of design possibilities. Then, I was out blog-hopping and checked Heather's blog and she had a card fabulously designed with paper-piercing using plastic canvas. How's that for the same thought process in the same week. What a hoot! I love what she did with her card.

Here are some of my attempts with a 29 cent round plastic canvas template as the guide:
All three cards feature the Spring Dream stamp set and prismacolor pencils. On the navy card, the paper piercing is highlighted with a white gel x-treme pen.

The mini round tab punch and the glitter gel pens are fun additions to the mint and raspberry card and besides the glitter gels, a little "bling" finishes it off.

And, on the third card, a button and a ribbon accent finish off the look.

Hope you get the chance to pierce some paper soon!

On a separate note, Diana has some blog candy so check her site out. She's a great TAC angel and SBS4 blog sister. Oh, and don't forget to comment on my blog candy post below this one. Happy stamping!

11 comments:

  1. Wow they are all so wonderful. Gorgeous cards. Love them all.

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  2. Fab selection of cards, the flower stamps are so pretty.
    Thanks for joining in the CCT challenge

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  3. Gorgeous cards Seleise, love them, the paper piercing is fabulous. Thank you for playing along with CCT!

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  4. All of your cards are pretty. I saw this idea on Melanie's blog, too. That is too funny that you all thought of it at the same time. I like the look of the swirls/circles. Great idea, I say!! :) Kelly

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  5. This cards looks awesome, I need to try that too, I got a new paper piercer today!! Mine was full of glue!!

    Love,
    Diana

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  6. Love your card Seleise! They all turned out awesome! We are definetly on the same wave aren't we! Scary for you! LOL!

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  7. Wow Seleise, love them all! Paper piercing can just add that simple wow to a card and you have shown it off perfectly. TFS!

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  8. WOW SELEISE ALL YOUR NEW CARDS ARE JUST GORGEOUS!

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  9. your cards are beautiful, I love to try this technique too:-) thank you for your nice comemnt on my blog.

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  10. wow, I want to try this! they look great. My favorite is the first one. But they are all wonderful!

    Jane
    SBS4

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  11. Wow!!! I love your piercing, it looks awesome!!

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Seleise