I did not immediately fall in love with this particular card. I ran the Cherry Cobbler card base, three strips of Frostwood DSP and the large die cut Snowflake #2, all adhered together, through the Big Shot using the Snow Burst Textured Impressions Embossing Folder. It came out all textured and stuck together…duh! What was I thinking? I hated it! I tried to lift the snowflake off to no avail. I only managed to pull up the edges…it was stuck good! Oh well. I tossed it aside, still in sight, move on (I was designing for my One Sheet Wonder Card Class). I stared at that card, all stuck together, for four days…what to do? Well, it grew on me and I began to actually like the look. Then it hit me…add a punched snowflake, un-embossed (is that a word?), set on a Dimensional. Tie a bit of Linen Thread and some mini jingle bells to the center and wah-lah! I don’t just like the look…I love it! This card REALLY grew on me! I guess I’m trying to say that, even though it isn’t what you had pictured originally, don’t give up. It will either grow on you or you’ll figure out just what it is missing…or both!
Thanks for stopping by today. I hope you’ve been inspired to give your “what-was-I-thinking” pile of card parts a second look. You never know what beauty may be lurking in the shadows.
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