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Monday, March 19, 2012

Undecided...

I feel a little undecided on today's card.  On one hand I LOVE the idea of it, on the other it looked better in my head.  So what do you think????  My original plan was to cut the doily out and use that for the sun, but it was to bright, big and I wasn't sure where my greeting would go.  Then I thought I'd go for a lighter look and brayer over it.  In the end I looked better in my head than it did on paper.  I went back and forth about whether or not to even post it, but in the end I decided that while I don't love it, maybe it will inspire someone else to make something spectacular!  I think the doily die just isn't the right one.  I LOVE the rays on the card but I think there needs to be more to the sun.  Anyway, I'd love to know what you think, leave me a comment let me know. 

Here's what it look like before I brayered it.  Here's a helpful tip too, if you masking off large parts of your card like this, make sure to adhere your pieces down with a removable adhesive like dotto or something like it.  Now I have some super fun news!!!!!  In only 10 posts (including today) so that means Friday the 30th (remember I don't post on weekends) I'll celebrate 1000 blog posts!!!!!  WhooooHooo!!!!!  It's a huge milestone (I think) and I've been watching my post count up to 1000 for a couple weeks now.  I'm going to do something big perhaps give some stuff away.....so check all week and all next week too!  I'm getting super excited!!!!

Thanks for looking, see you soon!!!!!!

6 comments:

Melinda said...

I love it! I would not have thought of doing that. Thanks for the idea. I wonder if you made the color on the 'inside' of doily lighter your words would make more of a 'statement' But I do love what you did.

Jennifer said...

I love it. I ordered that stamp. I going to steal this idea. Thanks!!

Cherryl Ball said...

I LOVE the card but might I suggest a softer yellow instead of the gold color. I apologize if the webpage does not display the color correctly. I think it is a lovely card but since you asked I thought I would give you a 'suggestion' otherwise I would not have commented on it at all, as I really like what you did.
Cherryl

JKB said...

I'm sure glad I stopped in to see this card! Now why didn't I think of this!?!?!
Thanks for the ideas.

Bobbi Miller said...

I also like the card and I was thinking a very vanilla or white card stock, then use the doily for the sun, but only use a softer yellow mixed with a bit of peach parfait. Try sponging it on for a softer look. Maybe that would be more what you're looking for? I do love the idea though! Great card!

Anonymous said...

I wonder if you used yellow cardstock and brayer white over it if you would get a softer feel?
Joni