Punch Art – Fox Punch

Since I am just starting out, I don’t have a lot of fancy gear. I basically have a paper trimmer, some glue and then some card / paper / ink / bits and pieces. I do however have an Owl Builder Punch and a Fox Builder Punch, both from Stampin Up. The key word here is ‘builder’ – meaning the punches don’t just punch out a fox, it punches out fox pieces. A body, head, tail and a few other things.

What this means is that you can use the pieces to build whatever you like. There are a massive amount of pinterest pages dedicated what I now know is called ‘punch art’. Below are some of the things I have made so far using both the fox punch, and the stamp set that goes with it.

First up is some critters I made, all inspired from pinterest.

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Below is just a simple ‘foxy’ card. The top fox is punched out and stamped in coloured ink (Tip Top Taupe from Stampin Up). The bottom fix is punched out of orange card stock.

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Next up is a couple of skunk cards made for a couple of friends. The ‘Hello’ stamp on the red / black card is from a ‘Close to my Heart’ stamp set. The spotty background on the other card is done using a Stampin Up stencil and some sponge daubers. The ‘hello lovely’ came from the Endless Birthday Wishes stamp set (also Stampin Up).

 

The final card is CASE’d (a term I have recently learned meaning Copy and Share Everything) from Ann’s Paperworks (Ann’s website with her reindeer card is here). Ann has a great blog with lots of good ideas. I like the berries in Ann’s card, but I didn’t have a red marker. In addition to stamping the reindeers onto the card (using the Foxy Friends stamp set) I also punched a head out and attached it using dimensionals to add another dimension. I also added a a bit of red bling to make Rudolf stand out. The ‘Celebrate’ sentiments also came from the above mentioned Endless Birthday Wishes set (I don’t have a lot of stamps to choose from!).

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