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

7 comments:

  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!!

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    Betsy Veldman

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

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  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!

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

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

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

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

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