Friday, June 8, 2012

OWH shape card for ODBD challenge

Hey there! Happy Friday - our family is at the lake today, relaxing and having fun. :) Hope you are, too - having fun, that is, even if you're not at a lake. :)


This month's ODBD challenge for Operation Write Home was to create a shaped card. I saw a tutorial for a coffee cup card on the blog not too long ago, so I dug that one up since I never got to try it. LOVE IT! I have got to make some more of these soon!  


FYI, my card does not follow the tutorial very well. I messed up a couple of times so I just kind of winged it and it worked. The main difference is that I did not adhere my card closed - I cut the sides the wrong way, so I couldn't slide in an insert. I think it's okay, though. ;)


I made mine in masculine colors. I am trying to use more brown and make more masculine cards routinely. :)


Bazzill - tropical breeze, carob cream
May Arts ribbon, Unity Stamp sentiment
Swiss dot ef, Nesties label 8


Thanks for looking! :)
Jen

5 comments:

  1. It turned out great! I haven't tried this one yet and need to. Thanks for playing in the ODBD challenge this month!

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  2. Perfect shaped card! I do so few of these... this turned out great!

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  3. oh, this IS cute! what a fun "shaped" card. well done!

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  4. Oh my goodness, Jen! This is fantastic! Love it...especially the colors! Hope you had fun at the lake :)

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  5. I certainly can't tell you messed up! It's a wonderful card. I also find myself using more browns lol.

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