Wednesday, May 20, 2009

let's spice things up with shaped cards....

What a fun challenge Caardvarks has put out this week! Hands down.....it's one of my favorites! I had a blast with this one! I've enjoyed seeing what the other designers have come up with!! You'll definitely want to peek at them! Talk about creative talent!! They've got it!!

I want to invite you to play along with our shaped cards challenge....click here for the details.


I stumbled on this idea after cutting out a circle that I ended up not using. I folded the circle in half to get it out of my way. In doing so, I realized that it took on the perfect shape of a taco shell. The most difficult part was getting the filling to look just right. I used shredded paper for the main filling and cut small pieces of CS for the lettuce and shredded cheese. The tomatos are small pieces of CS folded a couple times. I CB'd the shell and added scorch marks with a brown marker to make it look more realistic. The sentiment is a sticker that's stuck on a toothpick.
Thanks so much for looking and all your kind comments and support! You guys are terrific!!!
~lori

13 comments:

Anja (scrappie) May 20, 2009 at 12:03 PM  

O my how HOT is this what a great idea Lori you are uber talented.

~amy~ May 20, 2009 at 12:25 PM  

Whatta fun take on the caardvarks challenge Lori!!

Martha May 20, 2009 at 12:27 PM  

Oh how cute, what a great idea!

Heidi Van Laar May 20, 2009 at 2:40 PM  

Girl, you are just too stinkin' clever!!! This is so fun and fabulous!! I totally LOVE it!

(-: Heidi

Karen Valentine May 20, 2009 at 3:12 PM  

Hi Lori!!! I was just hopping over to say hi! You have just blown me away with the creativity you put into this card. I have never seen anything like it!!!
BRAVO girfriend!!!

Nathalia Castellon May 20, 2009 at 3:20 PM  

Muy Caliente!!!

Well done Lori, I'm seriously craving some tacos now. :)

Jackie May 20, 2009 at 3:47 PM  

This is pretty cool! tfs!!!

Christine Blain May 20, 2009 at 9:41 PM  

Lori, this is gorgeous - made me laugh out loud, it's so darn cute. You are super-creative!

Queen of Paper May 21, 2009 at 3:10 PM  

lol OH MY WORD... THIS IS SOOOOOO FUNNY AND AWESOME! I would be great for a party taco night! I love this! lol

MaryJo May 21, 2009 at 9:07 PM  

This is so great, I love it!!

Angela May 21, 2009 at 9:10 PM  

Taco Salad Please?

So yummy looking, love all the texture...

Vicki (basement stamper) May 22, 2009 at 9:17 AM  

WOW!! What a really clever project!! This is awesome!! :)

Michelle Bertuzzi May 25, 2009 at 4:25 PM  

So fun Lori! How creative!!!

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