Thursday, September 20, 2007

chipboard off the old block

it's that time again, which i mean...CAARDVARKS' challenge time, of course! this challenge was devised by our "lift it" micro-challenge winner, lesley langdon who is now also a CAARDVARKS' design team member! lesley challenged us to create cards using one of her favorite elements (and mine!): chipboard!

my card was one of those ones that just popped into my head fully formed, down to exactly which chipboard alphas i was going to use for which words! dontcha just LOVE IT when that happens?! (ok, well, i had actually intended to use basic grey monograms for *all* the letters of "cake"...but it was very i swapped out a, k & e for the smaller chip chatters.) the awesome dcwv 8" "rock star" stack was a total impulse buy at michael's--i had NO IDEA what i'd use it for--but with each sheet covered in metallic swirls & skulls & guitars, i had to have it! as it turns out, i've already used it 3 or 4 times, including this silly "rock & roll" birthday card for a pal o'mine who just happens to be a dj, thank you very much!

(chipboard alphas: mambi (glitter), basic grey, chip chatter, heidi swapp; dcwv patterned paper; plus: acryllic paint, glitter nail polish, jewelcraft gems, colorbox ink)


  1. Sex, Cake & Rock-N-Roll......what a lovely combination!!! ;-)

  2. So glad I found your blog ... I too am married with no children ... addicted to lip balm ... and love the elipsis, pedicures and museums ... maybe we're already friends :^) ... love your sassy chipboard card.

  3. Love the houmor on this one. Brilliant.


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