Sunday, 21 February 2010

Coffee Time

An apt card I think for the challenge at 'Play Date Cafe'!

This week it's a colour challenge and the colours given are Red, Brown and Linen. This image is a digi freebie and I wanted to make a basic card which would be suitable for anyone to receive or send, be it just to drop someone a note or for any other occasion.

Cream base card, layered with red card and then the brown houndstooth patterned paper (which i have had in my stash for ever!). I coloured the image with promarkers using the 'Ivory' one to colour in the sentiment and the 'wall' behind the coffee pot as I foolishly printed them out onto white card!

I added another 'daisy' from the new punch (getting my money's worth!) and some cream ribbon.

I think this is an 'OK' card - not spectacularly pretty or adorned with embellishments, but hopefully one that the recipent might appreciate.

8 comments:

Rose Petal said...

Hello Viv. Great card. Love the colours and design. The image is fab and I love that corner to complete it, very effective.
Happy Crafting.
Love Sandra xx

PetraB said...

The card is very appealing in its simplicity and versatility. I like it a lot. Petra.xx

Anne said...

Lovely colourscheme and a good card for the stash :)

Julie Ranae said...

What a fun way to use the colors from The Cafe challenge!

I love the idea of using the coffee theme!

Alicia said...

Hi Viv, this is my first visit to your blog. What lovely creations you have made.
Alicia xx

Hanne said...

This is such a great card!
Hanne

Deirdre said...

Viv, love your card. Sentiment is soo true.

Sarah Anderson said...

what a funky design...love that coffee pot :)