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Saturday, July 15, 2017

Now This is Just Wrong!

Although I don't love every card I make, sometimes I make one that is just plain WRONG!  And today I'm going to share it with you...you'll note that some of the elements are perfect, but the card as a whole is terrible!  😆

Here goes:
Please don't tell me you like it, because I will know that you are lying.  I had an idea, and I blew it.

Let's start at the beginning...

I was playing with the new Embossing Paste.  This stuff is seriously the bomb!  Easy to use, and lots of fun!  Adds so much texture to your creations!

So I had this image of bricks...the Pattern Party Decorative Masks comes with 4 masks--clouds, a medallion, bricks and some kind of little diamond-shaped dots.  I took the brick mask and covered it with Cajun Craze-colored embossing paste.  Looked great!

Then I stamped and fussy cut the flowers from Wild About Flowers and punched a butterfly from Butterfly Basics...and then things fell apart.

I tried to get artsy; I ripped my brick wall cardstock and adhered it to my card base, but it looked too stark.  So I started stamping different patterns from the Timeless Textures set around the bricks.

And I basically ruined my card.  Sometimes less is more...I should have quit while I was ahead.  Back to the drawing board.

But if you like any of the elements, you can order by clicking on the photo below and get to my online store:


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2 comments:

  1. Priscilla, at least you kept trying! And the color you used for the bricks is very real. Live and learn... Show us what you do with the next card.

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    1. Oh thank you, Kathy; you've made my day! I'm still trying to think about what I want to do next with my other piece of brick-embossing-pasted card stock, so keep watching...

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