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:

  1. 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

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

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  3. Lovely colourscheme and a good card for the stash :)

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

    I love the idea of using the coffee theme!

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

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  6. This is such a great card!
    Hanne

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  7. Viv, love your card. Sentiment is soo true.

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

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