Sunday, November 15, 2009

November Serendipity Challenge!

Shaped Cards
Here is the card I made for this months Serendipity Challenge: Shaped Cards!
I just love this stamp set, I've always wanted a goat, and I think this is as close as I'm going to get! The supplies I used are listed below! I think the one thing that made this card extra special was adding the raffia to look like real hay sticking out of his mouth!
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Supplies:
Goat Cling Set Serendipity Stamps (1152QCL)
Green Cardstock ( I used garden green Close To My Heart)
White Cardstock
Green Ink ( I used garden green CTMH)
Brown ink (I used Chocolate CTMH)
Small hole punch or thumb tack
Raffia

Directions:
1. Cut a card base from the green to 6 1/2” x 4 1/4” and fold in half.
2. Cut a piece of white cardstock to 1 1/4” x 3” stamp the What was I thinking sentiment on this piece in green ink. Ink around the edges and lightly across the front with brown ink.
3. Stamp goat on white cardstock with brown ink, trim around the image.
4. Attach goat to back of sentiment towards the right side. Center the whole thing on the cardbase. Trim around the goats head with about a 1/4” border. Do not trim the sentiment to the left or your card will not stay together.
5. Using small hole punch or thumb tack make holes on each side of goats mouth where you can see the straw hanging out of his mouth on the stamp. Make sure to only punch through the top layer of the card. Place a small amount of adhesive on the inside between the holes, and thread the raffia through so the ends stick out the front. Trim ends to your liking.


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7 comments:

Jennifer said...

This is just too, TOO CUTE! I absolutely love it. I don't have this stamp but it is one I've been eyeing for so long. You've just created the perfect use with your creative and sweet shaped card. Well done!!

Yvonne said...

Amy, this is brilliant! I never would have thought of that! Your shape is certainly more interesting and eyecatching than any shaped card I`ve ever seen! Great job!

Wendy said...

Thats really cute!

Wendy said...

Thats really cute!

Katrina said...

That is a cut card.

anya said...

Haha cute! I love your addition of the raffia!

Treighsie said...

I love it, the raffia is a great touch! The colors are great too.