Friday, May 7, 2010

Battle: Card vs Cardmaker

This card just really did not want to be made, lol. From start to finish I had trouble, my "grass" looks odd because I've got these long sections that came because I used an older ink pad which is a little dented in the middle. When I stamped the tree it looked a little to light so I used my blender pen and black ink to fill it in, well it looked horrible, but after some brainstorming I stamped it again with versamark and added black embossing powder, that made it look much better. But never mind that my fingers kept smudging everything I touched. But finally when I think the card is done, all mistakes are kind of covered, I look over at it while watching TV with my husband and I start to laugh.

The card won the battle after all. You'll notice there's a water reflection for the tree, the grass but not for the sun or the plants in front of the sun. So now the sun only exists in the sky but cannot be seen in the reflection, lol what can you do but laugh at yourself! And I should mention that I had a card that I started before this one that ended in the trash because there was no saving it, so it was definitely not meant to be yesterday. :)

Stamps: Lovely as a Tree
Paper: Basic Black, So Saffron, Whisper White
Ink: So Saffron, Really Rust, Riding Hood Red, Bravo Burgundy, Basic Black
Other: Black brads

Thanks for stopping by, hope you have a great Mother's Day!


Get Connected said...

it's beautiful, would love to know how you made it...what did you use for the grass?

Karen said...

If you had not mentioned anything, I would never have noticed. Sometimes we are our own worst critics, eh? ;) LOL
Beautiful job ... very ... relaxing!

KTluv said...

I love it! Just tell yourself that you were at the worng angle and the sun was too far down to reflect on the water. I think it is fabulous!