Punch Art and Word Bubbles Just Go Together

Elmo Punch Art

Punch art has always been fun to me so the Word Bubble Framelits from the Celebrate the Everyday catalog got me very excited to make this card!  I was quite sad when my kids grew out of this stage of cartoon characters and Nick Jr TV shows.  I think I enjoyed them as much (or even more) as they did!  Elmo here was a breeze to put together with Stampin’ Up!’s punches!  The little polka dot paper from the Kaleidoscope DSP in the new catalog was great for this card so I just had to use the new Decorative Dots Textured Impressions Embossing Folder (FREE with a $50 order!) in the new Sale-A-Bration catalog.  I also used the new Banner Punch, (also FREE with a $50 order) for more fun on this cute card.  So, want to see the inside?

Punch Art InsideI forgot to photograph it before I finished it.  I want to start doing a better job on the insides of my cards so I have to share them, right?  Now, a photo of the beautiful little 2 year old who received this card today – NORA!

noraThis is Nora, who was so excited to get the Elmo balloon that I couldn’t get a great photo of her.  You know how difficult that is, right?  She is such a sweet little girl and loves my daughter, Sarah!

It’s All in the Details

  • Stamp Set: Bring on the Cake (Wood #128490, Clear #121958), Morning Post Numbers ( Clear #131841), Party This Way (retired)
  • Paper: Kaleidoscope DSP (#132995),Crushed Curry (#131199),  Real Red (#102482), Bermuda Bay (#131197), Tangerine Tango (#111349), Whisper White (#100730), Basic Black (#121045)
  • Ink: Bermuda Bay (#131171), Real Red (#126949), Tangerine Tango (#126946), Crushed Curry (#131173)
  • Cool Tools: Word Bubble Framelits (#132968), Banner Punch (#133519), Scallop Punch (#118874), 1 1/4″, 3/4″, and 1/2″ Circle Punches, Decorative Dots TIEF (#133520)
  • Finishing Touch: Real Red 1/8″ Ribbon (#119251), Brights Candy Dots (#130931), Rhinestone Basic Jewels (#119246), Itty Bitty Shapes Punch Pack (#118309), Small Heart Punch (#117193)

So, I know this card is quite a departure for me, but what do you think?  I bet you have a little one in your circle of family or friends who would love this card!  If you like my card, would you please leave me a comment?  You will be entered into my Sale-A-Bration Blog Candy Giveaway in February for EVERY comment you make!  Easy Peasy way to get FREE products, so don’t delay!  And don’t forget to sign up for email notifications and “like” my Facebook page – both of which you can do right here on my blog.  If there is anything I can help you with, just send me an email.  I would love to help!  Till then,

Keep calm and craft on!

Debbie ♥






  1. What a great card for little ones. My great-grandson will be two in a couple of months and I’m so going to case this one! Thanks for sharing. Oh, and I like what you did to the inside of the card.

  2. My granddaughter was just visiting here and she LOVES Elmo. Guess what I’ll be casing in less than 2 weeks for her second birthday?? Thanks for the great idea!

  3. Hi Beth,
    I am so happy that you liked this card! I am sure that your granddaughter will love this card as much as Nora did! You might want to make two so she can play with the first one! haha

  4. Hi Wanda, I know your great-grandson will love this card! Thanks for the sweet comment!

  5. Ever so cute, Debbie! Just love the color combination and punch art. And, who would not just love Sarah???? Sweet!

  6. I love Elmo, too, and you did an excellent job on him! Very cute card.

  7. Love this! CASEing for my nephew’s 2nd birthday! TFS!!

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