Wednesday, 26 December 2012

Not a Hallmark

This challenge at Brown Sugar Challenges was more of a challenge to me as I don't do humour cards too well:
I have based the card on the sketch at Stella Says Sketch:
And as that had a border in the sketch, the card also fits the Catch the Bug recipe challenge:

This is the end result of combining the above challenges:

And this is the sentiment inside the card:

I have used some background paper from Cardmaking and Papercraft Magazine.  The borders have been cut from pink cardstock using a Martha Steward Eyelet Lace Border Punch.  I added some glitter tape from American Crafts across the centre of the card and created a bow from a velvet shoelace.  The image is from Bugaboo and is Stella Psycho Shopper.  I also added a strip of rhinestones and pearls to give the card a bit of bling.  A little bit different for a christmas card with the bright colours and shopping paper but sometimes you need to have a different card!


  1. Think you did well. Love the sentence inside the card! Made me smile...
    Good luck and thank you for joining us at Brown Sugar.


  2. Nice card. You did great with the humor theme! Well done! Thank you for sharing your creativity with us in our recipe challenge at Catch The Bug! We appreciate you! ~~Sammibug~~ DT Member For Bugaboo Stamps

  3. What a great project, its perfect!! Thanks so much for joining our December Recipe/Border Challenge over at CTB! I hope you will join us again very soon! Thanks for using a Bugaboo Image!

  4. Thanks for entering our Recipe challenge at Bugaboo's Catch the Bug blog this week AND for using a Bugaboo image. GOOD LUCK in the draw - and don't forget to pop back to see if you are a winner!
    luv'n huggz
    Jen Leeflang