Coffee and Cream

This card was made in such a rush, I had so little time this week and wanted to make one so very badly… I tried another challenge, to get me going. This time I turned to Paper Play Challenges on their 38 week challenge– Coffee and Cream. The only restriction was to create an all brown card. Now, I love brown, I match it as an accent color with pink, green, blue… you name it. BUT I never use it all by itself. So there’s a real challenge for me right there.
To make it just a little more challenging, I used a sketch as well – from the Just Add Ink site, on their 36th challenge.
In addition, I submitted the card to the Carisma Cardz Challenges blog, on it’s challenge #38- Anything Goes.

The card base is craft card stock, and on top of it I’ve layered several textured card stocks. The ribbon is a deep velvety brown shade, gathered at the bottom of the card. The tiny butterflies are also made of craft, as I wanted a very delicate and light decoration on that side. The Stampin’ Up! stamp says: “You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough”. Hmmm… There you go – some (kitsch) philosophy for the road…

Have a great week

9 Responses to “Coffee and Cream”

  1. 1 Dorly Weitzen September 27, 2010 at 23:43

    Shira, what a delicate and elegant card, and it matches these challenges perfectly. Good luck!
    Hugs, Dorly

  2. 2 Fiona Harrison September 28, 2010 at 03:34

    That is just gorgeous, love the subtle colours yet the different layers add so much interest. The little butterflies and their ‘trails’ are divine.

  3. 3 יפית September 28, 2010 at 07:51

    אכן חתיכת אתגר. ועוד בחרת חום טבעי, שהוא יותר קשה מחום אדמה… עמדת בזה בגבורה! אהבתי מאד את המשפט שבחרת להוסיף. הדבר היחיד שהייתי מוסיפה זה להחתים בדיו חום את הקצוות של המשפט כדי להבליט אותו יותר. ואולי גם את הפרפרים. שיהיה חג שמח ואנא המשיכי לפנק אותנו בכרטיסים גם כשתסעי לטייל – יש מצב?

  4. 4 Gemma September 28, 2010 at 13:17

    a lovely card Shira, the CAS look works so well here. Thanks for joining in this weeks challenge over at Charisma cardz! Gemma 🙂

  5. 5 Faye September 28, 2010 at 18:51

    What a wonderful card, it’s gorgeous. Thanks for playing at Charisma. xx

  6. 7 חתולי 8 September 29, 2010 at 19:46

    כשראיתי אותו יצא לי “וואוו”!! שיחקת אותה בענק! כרגיל-מקסים. מאד אוהבת את העבודות שלך

  7. 8 Deirdre September 29, 2010 at 22:25

    Absolutely stunning. Love it.

    Thanks so much for playing along with Paperplay this week.

  8. 9 Tennille September 30, 2010 at 01:25

    Wow, a gorgeous take on the JAI challenge. Love it!

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