Thursday, January 13, 2011

Let's Go Wild!

It's time for another CCEE challenge! This week Let's Go Wild! We are creating wild cards ... as in shape.

If you aren't sure what a wild card is .... basically it is an odd shape. Instead of having parallel sides you will have sides that are on an angle.

I came across this cool trifold angle card on the lavenderthoughts blog and wanted to give it a try for my card today.  They have a pdf file that you can download to get all the measurements.

I watercolored my Rubbernecker (RN)coffee images with Stampin' Up's Crumb Cake, Soft Suede, Cherry Cobbler, and Espresso inks.  The coffee beans on the right margin are actually from a RN coffee bean background stamp; I just used a portion of it for my design today.  The sentiment reads:  "Friends like you are like a great cup of coffee; never too strong and just in time!"

Here are a couple close-up photos that I took this evening when I realized that my photo taken early in the day (natural light) doesn't quite show all the detail with the scalloped piercing.  I left the center panel blank so I can write my message there.

If you would like to play along all you have to do is create a card using the above challenge, and upload it to your blog and/or to your SCS Gallery using the keyword CCEE1102.  You can also see the designs my CCEE team mates---Cindy, Joanne, Frances, Tosha, and Shirley made on our CCEE blog.

Stamps:  Rubbernecker Coffee Bean Background #201-01; Coffeetime Set #458; Coffee Time Inchies #424
Cardstock:  Chocolate Chip, Cherry Cobbler, Whisper White, Chocolate Chip dp
Ink:  Espresso, Crumb Cake, Soft Suede, Cherry Cobbler, Memento Black
Accessories:  Stampin' Up scallop border punch; Stitch, Doodle, Dot template; dimensionals; watercolor brush; ScorPal, Stamp-a-ma-jig; chocolate brad; Bazzill paper flower;Tim Holtz Sonic exacto.


StampOwl said...

fun card Charlene

wannabcre8tive said...

Charlene, this is so pretty and cute. Nice piercing and stamped border. A great shape for your wild card.

Sabrina said...

Ack, here I am sitting down with a big mug of tea and now you have me smelling the coffee with this beautiful card.

Pat (mspfd) said...

This is a great layout. Another beauty of a card, Charlene!

Tosha Leyendekker said...

This card just makes me feel all warm and cozy inside Bert!! I love the warm colors with that fabulous tri-fold. And the coffee images are just super charming!! Love this!

Joanne (jojot) said...

wow.....wonderful piercing there, gf...and on such a wonderfully wild card.....perfect for the challenge.....

Anonymous said...

This is a very cute card Charlene. Your design is just great. Thank you for visiting our blog.

Cindy Haffner said...

FABULOUS Charlene!!

C said...

Waaaay cool, Charlene!!

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