Monday, February 1, 2016

HOC: Shaped Cards

Hello Everybody!

It seems like just yesterday we were cheering for a New Year and now look!  January is over!  Time just goes too fast!

But one cool thing about fast moving time is that it is time for another challenge at House of Cards!

This month we are all about shaped cards!  I am super excited to see what everyone creates. :)

I used my Silhouette machine for this challenge.  I made a shell card.


I used Star Dust Stickles to outline the shell cuts on the top of the shell card.


This is what it looked like.  And this is awesome by itself.  But I thought it needed just a little something.


This is the inside of the card.  I wanted to be clever and have it say something like "You're Shelltastic!" but nothing really jumped out at me.  I figured this is one of those cards that it is better if I wait.  



I wanted to add something.  Flowers or ribbons?  I chose these little bitty shells that I have from Hobby Lobby.  I used hot glue to adhere them.  It adds a colorful touch. :)

So warm up your cutting machine or use a shape card that you haven't decorated yet and get to it! 

Be sure to stop by House of Cards to see the amazing cards from the rest of the team! :)

We can't wait to see what you make! :)

Until next time my friends...that's shaping up nicely! ;)

19 comments:

Glittered Paws said...

Love the shell card - and the "accents of glitter" are perfect. What a fun challenge this was this month.

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

Ohhhhhhhhhhh this is just gorgeous!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Karen Petitt said...

That's a fabulous card Katy. I love the mini shells you added to it and I have no doubt you will know when the right occasion pops up to use this card, it's gorgeous Karen x

Michele Henderson said...

Beautiful card! The glitter details are the perfect touch! I love anything from the seas! Very creative and colorful too.
Take Care!
Michele

Mynn Kitchen said...

Katy, this is SO gorgeous! I LOVE the fun shape--and the added shells are a fabulous POP of color! Beautiful work! Sending HUGS! :) Mynn xx

Donna said...

What a fabulous design and like how you embellished it with shells! Donna HOC teammate

Toni said...

Very cool take on the challenge! Fun shape and great nature embellishments!

Toni
HOC DT Teamie

Rocky said...

Wow, what a fab idea. A great shape and those tiny shells really finish it off.

Daen'Ys said...

Gorgeous card! I love the tiny shells!
Hugs, Rosi HOC teamie

Dotty Jo x said...

Bet you enjoyed making this one! Such fun, Jo x HOC DT/Teamie

FiestyCrafter (Tina) said...

What a fun shape card! The added seashells are perfect
Tina HOC teamie

sue t. said...

This is fun and different! I really like it,especially with the added shell accents! Awesome job!

Em Louise Fairley said...

Beautiful, Katy! I love it.
Hugs,
Em, HOC teamie

linda said...

this is such a pretty shell shaped card and i love the stickles and tiny coloured shells!
linda, HOC teamie

StephC said...

Wow, this is beautiful! I know several people in my family who would LOVE this! :) I've never seen a shell shaped card. It's awesome! Great job!

Leslie said...

Such a pretty shell!!

Jane Knudsen said...

This is shelltastic! LOL!! Had to do it! But how clever and cute! Great idea! Everyone has been so original with their shapes! Beautiful! jane hoc teamie

Merethe Arstein said...

So fun to use shells on a a shell shaped card.

(✿*‿*) Ma (Merethe)
Teamie HOC
http://majaapia.blogspot.no/

Susan Renshaw said...

This is a super idea! Great card!
Susan
Teamie at HOC
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