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  • Debbie Gaetz, Bella Carta

I Get to do a Re-do

Okay, after I looked at yesterday's card again today, I decided it wasn't very good at all! So I re-did it. Sorry to be repetitive but I think it's all worth it in the end. Hopefully, we'll all learn taking that second or third look might result in a much improved card design.

Stampin' Up!, RubberMoon, IMAGINE Crafts, Tsukineko, Elizabeth Craft Designs, MISTI, Multi-Laying Stamp Technique, New Baby Card

I still used the Soft Finish card stock but used it as a stamp panel on an A2 card base. The bear was stamped in the lower left of the card with the same colors. The bow was stamped with Teal Zeal the first go-around; then I used Bahama Breeze with the second layering stamp. The sentiment was stamped with the Gray Flannel; because I was using the MISTI stamp positioner, I stamped the sentiment twice to make sure it stood out. I also stamped the little clouds with hanging stars with the Gray Flannel as well. A silver glitter pen was used to fill in the stars. I used a gray colored Clean Color Real Brush Marker to quickly draw "grounding" sketch lines under the bear.

Stampin' Up! Stamp 12 piece Ensemble Stamp Set "Baby Bear"

RubberMoon Stamps (small cloud with hanging stars)

IMAGINE Crafts' Memento Dye Ink by Tsukineko in London Fog; Gray Flannel; Summer Sky; Bahama Breeze; Teal Zeal

Conqueror 118# Cover Card Stock in Diamond White (A2 base card)

Elizabeth Craft Designs' Soft Finish 85# card stock (stamped panel)

I really love the card now, and I hope you see the real improvement from yesterday's version shown below..

Love, love, love this from Bianca van Noort over on the Magenta blog! I always love anything that mixes up citrus colors together It's always so refreshing.

Magenta Style, Bianca van Noort

Click on this link to Bianca's posting on the Magenta blog:

And I love this card on the Penny Black blog by Lynda. Be sure to go to the blog posting to see the inside of the card as well.

Penny Black Stamps, Paper Arts Cafe Blog

Click on this link to go to Lynda's blog for the details:

Thanks so much for stopping by. It's a beautiful summer day. I hope it's sunny wherever you're at; if not outside, then in your heart.

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