Friday, August 13, 2010
It Seemed Like a Good Idea...
Have you ever made a card, had lots of fun playing with it and then looked at it when it was all done and wondered, "What on earth did I just make?"
I admit that I was doing my monthly Grab Bag Swap so I was working with colours, sentiments, and images that are not my norm. Can you believe that with over 50 sets of stamps, I only have 4 sets with animals - that I never use! (Pun Fun, Very Punny, and 2 Changito sets) So starting off the bat, it was a stretch. Yellow, what is that colour? I run from the sun like a vampire. What colours go with yellow?
Then I just got silly. The sentiment screamed "Make me into a tag!" Next I needed an embellie and the yellow flowers that were sent in the kit got lost on the paper so I pulled out some of mine. In my rumaging, I found the lilac rhinestones. "Use me, we're going to tarnish back here," they cried. What could I do?
All in all, a fun time was made trashing my craft space. What more could I ask - other than a magic fairy to clean up after me?
Challenges this card meets:
Totally Papercrafts - Rainbow (This is a bright card! I do have ROY G BIV colours on it)
Creative Inspirations - Recycled Element (The flower embellishment was saved when a local store was going to trash their window display. I have enough for eternity.)
Clearly Delightful - Tag, You're It
One Stop Craft - Summer Fun (Gardening)
Paper Sundaes - Metal (staple)
Simon Says - There Ain't No Cure for the Summer Time Blues
Stamp with Fun - Lilac and Blue
The Pink Elephant - Summer Fun (gardening)
Crafty Catz - Animals