Tuesday, January 14, 2014

To My Friend

Sometimes covering up a boo boo is a good thing.

Today I made a card, and it so happened that I made a bad ink mistake on the nearly-finished project. Don't you hate when that happens? I had stamped the card with pink ink and, although it did not show up very well, it was okay. However, as I was continuing to work on the card, the ink, which was not dry, smeared. I wiped off the pink ink, and since the ink color did not show up very well, after experimentation, a green ink was used. But the stamp did not stick well to the acrylic block and dropped (fully inked, of course) onto the card. Well, that was a disappointment.

I got out my Mini Fanciful Flourish die (Cheery Lynn) and made some green and white cuts from it and put them over the ink boo boo. It did not cover the mistake completely, but if you don't know to look for it, it may not be so noticeable.

The flower and leaves are from the Cricut cartridge "Flower Shoppe." The doily is from the Cricut cartridge "Sophia." They are placed on a pink strip cut with a Paper Studio border punch that is overlaid with lace from a spool of white 5/8" lace . The background papers are from a discontinued wallpaper book.

This card could be a birthday card, or a just because card.

Here is the card:




I am entering this card in the following challenges ending:


Jan 14 Word Art Wednesday - ATG 5E #3
Jan 16 Sister Act Cards Only UE ATG
Jan 18 613 Avenue Create - ATG UE
Jan 19 Crafty Boots ATG UE
Jan 19 Simon Says Challenge - ATG 5E #2
Jan 20 Through the Craft Room Door - ATG 2E #1
Jan 25 Crafting by Designs ATG UE
Jan 31 Ribbon Carousel - Love, Birthday, Get Well or Just Because UE
Feb 04 Miriam's Crafting Blog - Flowers 4E #2


Thank you for stopping by my blog. I always appreciate your visits. As always, God's highest and best to you today and every day.

Many rich blessings,


Ginny B.



Romans 10:9-11

If you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. For it is by believing in your heart that you are made right with God, and it is by confessing with your mouth that you are saved. NLT 

7 comments:

  1. Beautiful card, your dimensional flower is absolutely stunning. Lovely pretty backdrop and colour palette too. Thanks so much for joining in the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge. Tracy x

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  2. It just goes to show that good things can come from mistakes, fab card Ginny. Thank you for sharing your work with all of us at Crafty Boots Challenges.
    Dionne

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  3. I think your card is lovely (and I see no boo-boo!) The swirls are a gorgeous addition to that flower. Thanks for dropping by to share this at 613 Avenue Create!

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  4. Lovely cad Ginny. The flower is amazing!

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  5. Definitely can't see your oops! You did a great job of covering it up - your card is gorgeous! Thanks for joining us this week at the Sister Act Card Challenge! Sheena B.

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  6. Stunning flower on this card! Thank you for joining us at Miriam's Crafting Blog for the 8th challenge. We look forward to seeing more of your beautiful work.
    ~Deb, MCS DT Member~
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Thank you for commenting on my card--your encouraging words have made my day! God's most extravagant blessings you and all those whom you love. :o)