I love ice cream, obviously. It seems like just about everyone does, which is why it's such a fun motif for a card. I recently won Doodlebug's new Fruit Stand collection and decided to use it for some ice-cream themed cards. I raided my cardstock scraps for browns, pinks, and whites and got to work. First, I used the edge of a brownrectangular ink pad to create a series of vertical and horizontal lines on tan rectangles to mimic the look of an ice cream cone. I adhered the two pieces to each other, then topped them with a freeform scoop.
The first card I made was a simple chocolate cone with a colorful sentiment sticker.
I paired a vanilla ice cream cone with a bright and colorful floral background.
The strawberry-shaped brads are a fun touch.
For my last card, I cut tiny slivers of brown cardstock, put dots of glue randomly on the cone, and sprinkled.
Each card only took a few minutes to make AND I used up scraps in the process. A definite win!
These are SOOOOOOOOO cute!! I loveeeeeeeeeee them!!ReplyDelete
LOVE! LOVE!! LOVE!!!ReplyDelete
Super cute, so fast and easy and just perfect for summery cards!!! :)
OMG I'm in love with these cards!! How fun!!! I might have to make one myself it's just too cute!!! :)ReplyDelete
PS-- these would be a great thank you card or invitation card to your Baskin Robbins project this year!!! ;)ReplyDelete
Very, very cute. The floral background really perks up the vanilla.ReplyDelete
They are all so cute and yummy looking!!!ReplyDelete
These are totally yummy! Love that you've used the same layout but the cards have their own personalities!ReplyDelete
I love these cards Cindy, so sweet and summery!ReplyDelete
I agree: everyone loves ice cream. And ice cream cards. Love the way you did the cones. CUTE!ReplyDelete
Such a fabulous set of ice cream cards!!!! They are all so creative and fun! yep - everyone loves ice cream and when you put a cone on a card, you can't go wrong!!!!ReplyDelete