This was one of those challenges that as soon as I saw the cue card I knew
what I was going to do. The cue card at CASology is wish and I thought it
was perfect for a card that's been on my mind to make.
I die cut a circle in some card stock to use like a stencil. I grabbed some fun distress ink colors and set about sponging the background. Originally it was just going to be a few at the top of the page but I couldn't seem to stop sponging on the colors.
I stamped the sentiment and the candles and then something happened that almost made me throw it out. When I wiped the surface where I was sponging I missed a spot and when I turned the piece over to add some craft foam I set it in some ink. ugghhhh
I let it sit overnight and when I came back to it this morning I decided not to throw it away. I decided to add some sequins and some shimmer to the candles in hopes to distract from the ink.
And now for my message:
Me telling you all this probably defeats the purpose of distracting from the ink but what I wanted to get across is this - don't give up on cards when you make a mistake, more often than not there's a way to make it work. This is supposed to be a fun hobby and if you stress out too much about everything being perfect then you're missing out on the fun.
Now I need to make some tea and go check out all the cards the DT made and all the entries too.
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cardstock: whisper white thick
stamp set: Bring on the Cake (Sugar Pea Designs), Birthday (Recollections)
Tim Holtz distress inks: tumbled glass, dusty concord, worn lipstick, twisted citron, shaded lilac, broken china
ink: versafine onyx black (Tsukineko)
accessories: metallic sequins, sparkle pen (Spectrum Noir), stictched stackable rectangles (lawn fawn)
craft foam (Michaels)