Saturday, May 31, 2014

Sweet substitutions




I am going out on a limb and going to confess something here. I hope I don't offend our hostess this week at Just Us Girls, Sharyn. This week's wild card challenge is that old favorite the shaving cream technique. 



But it isn't my favorite. I am not sure why, just not crazy about it- maybe it is just to messy for my CAS brain now. Anyway, I almost thought about coming up with some excuse as to why I couldn't contribute this week. But that isn't fair, a challenge is a challenge right??!!? I decided I would make my card, but of course I had no shaving cream (the husband uses shaving soap). I wasn't going to buy it for one challenge. I put my thinking cap on and I came up with a sweet substitution!


Yes- you are seeing what you think you are seeing! Whipped cream- which I always have a few cans in the fridge! I thought why won't that work the same.



It worked just fine as you can see. Now if only the ants don't find the card!!



9 comments:

Marisa said...

Gorgeous card! I was going to die cut mine too but went with the BG and have others I can use later for that. Way to be creatvie too!! I got a mini, travel sized can as hubby uses the gel version. Never thought of whipped cream - love it :)

Sharyn Polesel said...

Wonderful way to substitute. I never would have thought about using whipped cream. Well, for someone who was considering opting out this week, your card is stunning! I love the swirls showing at the edge and those die cut flowers are the perfect touch to tie it all together. Beautifully done!

Bobby said...

Way to think outside the box, Sue. Using whipped cream looks like a great alternative for this fun technique. I have the shaving cream, just no reinkers. I wonder what I could substitute for them.

Lisa Kind said...

Wow you are very clever using the whipped cream! Glad that you achieved the same effect too! Your card is beautiful!

Margarita Navarro-Rivera said...

Great to know that whipped cream works. You are so clever! Loved my birthday card, thank you so much for thinking of me!

Nancy said...

You are so funny! Brilliant idea to use whipping cream...now if it was me I would have been spraying it in my mouth as I went along. Love that stuff!!! YUM! Your card is beautiful too! Well done!!!!!!

Vicki Dutcher said...

EXCELLENT! Way to use what you have and out of the box usage too! GF YOU ROCKED IT THIS WEEK!! Too funny you were going to bow out - good for you persevering!

Sue VanDeVusse said...

How smart of you to use the whipped cream! I love how you used your background to die cut the flower stems and add the coordinating strip. This is beautiful!

Barbara said...

Sue, You are too funny! I like a girl that always has several cans of whipped cream in the frig. What a great substitute and a way to accomplish the challenge. And, not to say the least, but your card is gorgeous and "SWEET" too.