Sunday, May 2, 2010

Moxie Fab "Three Cheers for Chairs" Challenge

So here's the card I was trying so futilely to photograph yesterday. It's for the Moxie Fab "Three Cheers for Chairs" Challenge (found here). I'm getting ready to spend a few days at a friend's house, so I wanted to make her a little thank-you card:

And the inside:

Isn't that chair just the perfect image for a hospitality card? I also used my new Hero Arts Houndstooth background stamp. Love that stamp! The bookprint layer is a photocopied page from a vintage cookbook. If you look closely at the bottom right corner, you'll see a reference to "home-making" - I thought it fit nicely with the overall theme of the card. I printed the inside sentiment with my computer (I discovered that the "Arabic Typesetting" font is almost a perfect match to the Hero Arts sentiment stamp I used on the front of the card). I finished it all off with some scallop trim and bright cheery buttons. I hope my friend likes it!

Card Supplies:
Stamps: Chronicle Books "Eames Stamp Set," Hero Arts "Houndstooth Background," Hero Arts "Just Wanted Sparkle Clear;" Ink: Brilliance Graphite Black, Stampendous Black pigment, My Mind's Eye "Natural" pigment palette, Ranger "Antique Linen" distress ink; Paper: kraft, watercolor paper, photocopied bookprint; Accessories: small corner rounder punch, scallop scissors, buttons, embroidery floss, foam dimensionals, printer (for inside sentiment), "Arabic Typesetting" font


  1. Lisa, this is such a fun and trendy card! The yellow houndstooth and then the pop of red with the buttons is just fabulous!!

    Paper Crafts Go-to Gal
    Betsy Veldman

  2. What a GREAT chair card! Love the chair image! :)

  3. This is one of my favorites I've seen for this challenge. Simple, trendy and somewhat minimalist without being the slightest bit boring. Fabulous job!

  4. Hey Lisa! Thanks for entering the Three Cheers for Chairs Challenge in the Moxie Fab World! :)

  5. Super cute! Love that image . . . .

  6. Love this design! What a great focal image.

  7. I love this---what a great idea to photocopy something vintage! I love the houndstooth, too!