I seem to have developed a little bit of a fixation with old cardboard boxes....! My dare this week is to use some corrugated card on your card - it could be corrugated craft card or an old box etc. taken to pieces :) You could make the card blank from it or die cut shapes etc...
I had a fortieth birthday card to do (a dreaded man card - so hard to do). I had aready started
playing with the corrugated bits of card a couple of days before , but Jo's Dare gave me the incentive to actually do the card. This is what I came up with (colours are a bit weird on the 1st pic, sorry)
I used the coffee wrapper for background and the smaller star. The larger star is fab freebie paper by Kirsty Wiseman. The bottle cap embellishment is home-made. I flattened the cap with a hammer, made the centre logo in word and then covered it with glossy accents.
I decided that corrugated stars is the way forward for men's (and boy's cards) and came up with this for a friend's son's birthday which was last week:
He is Thomas the Tank Engine mad. I made the chipboard Thomas using the cuttlebug train die, cut from chipboard and designed the 'paint job' in photoshop. The card (including the red corrugated for the stars) is from the Paper Mill Shop. The blue background is embossed using a Cuttlebug folder.
Going back, the previous week's dare was set by Tracie.
This week its Tracie setting the dare and it is to make a card and CUT! Any theme goes, so for those of you needing a break from Christmas crafting this is the perfect opportunity to have a change. All styles are welcome but there MUST be an element of handcutting somewhere. It could be a greeting, a shape, letters printed on your pc and handcut, anything goes as long as you did it by hand.
Well I'm not too hot with a pair of scissors, so I thought I would keep it simple and opt for some triangle Chritsmas trees.
BY THE TIME I GOT ROUND TO POSTING THIS I'VE LOST THE PHOTOS --------------arrrghhhhh!