Friday 1 February 2013

Lulupu Challenge #9 - Splash of colors

Hello Everyone

Its Ujjwal here. We saw a lot of "Love in the Air" last month with the beautiful red and pink colors used in all your projects and voila we had over 50 entries!

And I Hope this month would be a lot more fun too! With Holi fast approaching next month we thought why not celebrate colors this month?
So the challenge for this month is -

Challenge #9


        Use at least 5 different colors in your projects and use your punches creatively!

Points to remember:
- You can use more than 5 colors
- Colors should NOT be from the same family. Light blue and dark blue are from the from the family of color Blue
- All types of projects are welcome as long as we see 5 colors and innovative use of punches.

For my inspiration post today, I went a little overboard with colors (which I was a little skeptical about to start with) but I love how it turned out at the end, don't you?

I am using the gorgeous papers from My Mind's Eye - On the bright side 6X6 paper pad and American Crafts - XOXO 6X6 paper pad.

The flowers area paper pieced and have been made using Micia Stamp - You are Special. The sentiment is from the same set too. I also did a tutorial on how to make different flowers from the same stamp set sometime back. You can check that out HERE.

I love these Doodlebug crushed velvet brads as centers of my flowers :)

I had a very limited collection of punches to use, but you can find a big selection of great punches at Punches can add lots of interesting patterns and designs by being used innovatively.  Don't use them just as border punches, think out of the box!

I also have a video tutorial on how to create this fun background using your punches and pattern papers. Watch and have fun and if you are inspired in anyway, don't forget to let me know :)

Here is the list of punches that I used:
EK Success Flower Burst Large Edger Punch
EK Success 5/8" circle
EK Success Open Scallop Edger Punch
Fiskers Scallop Sentiment Punch

Supplies from Lulupu

Before I go on with the rules, here is what our Winner will receive- a super awesome and versatile October Afternoon Cling Stamp - Pinwheel.
And if we have more than 50 entries we shall also have a random draw and a second winner!

To participate , please ensure you follow all the rules .

Be a follower of our Blog
- Only new entries are allowed
Only blog entries will be accepted which have a link back to our challenge.
- Drop a message in the comment box to alert our DT's.
- You can link up your creation to a maximum of 5 challenges ONLY including this one to qualify.
- Maximum of THREE entries per person , please add (2) or (3) for you second and third entry against your name.
- The Challenge is open to Indian Nationals Only
- Lastly please remove word verification from your Blog to help our DT leave comments easily.

You have until the end of this month - 28th February to link up your projects 


  1. Wow such a bright and cheerful card and love the use of punches.Thanks for sharing this idea.

  2. Lovely happy card.Thanks for the video tut too.This challenge is exciting.Hope to play this time.Yayy

  3. Beautiful card and you have played with colors so well Ujjwal !!

  4. grt card with blend of so many colors...challenge is interesting too...

  5. This surely is one my favourite cards created by you! Truly splash of colours and great use of punches and left over PP!

  6. very very pretty card loved it to the core !!

  7. wow!! enjoyed the video!! very beautiful card..

  8. Really nice card...have submitted my entry too....using punches...n handmade flowers made using punches....hah tried to put in lots of colors too....

  9. Hi all,I have submitted my entry for this challenge:)

  10. couldnt stop myself from submitting in this challenge,I love bright splashy colours;)...n Ujjwal,hats off to ur creation :)

  11. Guys using punch is a must condition for this challenge??? I made a card but no punch used. Can I make entry here?

  12. Submitted my first entry for the challenge !!

  13. Hello,

    Cute inspiration!

    Thanks for the challenge. Sharing my card.


  14. I just entered one of my love card here. I simply used punched flowers not as such very innovative. Let me know if its fine. else will withdraw.

  15. hi i have submitted my entry and i am very excited about it.Sorry for being late..Well initially i was a bit apprehensive about using so many colours in 1 card but thanks for the DT inspiration and the way my card turned out- liked it!!.. Anyways thanks for the awesome

  16. hi..i left my entry 2 days back...but sorry, forgot to mention in the comment.Am i in???


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