Sunday, September 18, 2011

Card Caravan challenge #2

It's time for The Hybrid Chick Card Caravan's 2nd challenge.

Here’s how the Card Caravan challenges will work – Every other Sunday, members of The Card Caravan will host a challenge on The Hybrid Chick blog. Our challenges will be fairly simple like “use ribbon”, “use glitter” or “use the color blue”. We just want you to get creative with us!

Our 2nd challenge that starts today 9/18 and runs through 9/30 is to use one or more buttons on a card or project.

I'm think my mojo is still packed away in one of the many boxes in my basement from our recent move so I went the easy route..... I used the bus element from Melissa Wilson and Mari Koegelenberg's call called Back to School - The Elements to create my card.

I created my shaped card simply by resizing the bus element to fit on a 5.5" x 4.25" card base. After printing and cutting out the bus, I adhered very close to the fold of my card base and cut around the bus.

Now, I can hear you asking, "where is her button for the challenge???"

I took a creative liberty and used my Sizzix button die to die cut two buttons to use for wheels. After tying some lemonade twine that I bought from The Twinery in the holes of the die cut buttons, I adhered them in place using 3D foam squares.

I added some Studio G glitter glue to the red lights on the bus for a little sparkle.

I'm also entering this card into the following challenges:
Dream Valley Challenge #16 - use buttons
Bloggers Challenge Button Challenge

Hope to see you playing along with our challenges!