Monday, June 16, 2008

Looked good in my mind....

Not quite what I had in mind, but I've learned that even though I might not like something, it may inspire someone else's kreativity. So instead of burying the card in the unwanted pile, I will take the opportunity to maybe inspire you with the circle layout.
I started with punching out 1 3/8" Circles onto my Bashful Blue polka dot designer paper from the current Hostess lev 1 benefits.
TIP: I used the negative image from my chipboard circles as my template, but increased the circle to 1 3/8 to better accommodate my choice of stamp set. Check out this tutorial here. (Isn't it a cute card!) I used the template to trace my circles onto Whisper White. I then used my Pun Fun set and used my Markers on a few 'friends', huffed and stamped them onto my template. This is where a Stamp-a-mi-jig would have come in VERY handy. But, believe it or not, I eyeballed it and success on the first shot!! I used my Corner Rounder to my 4 corners of designer paper and layered it atop my friends using dimensionals. Again used the Corner Rounder to the next Cameo Coral layer. The base of the whole card is Apricot Appeal. The sentiments are from the Take Note Rub-ons set. The final touch is a small Apricot Appeal knot through the circle of my sweet hippo. TIP: I don't own Apricot Appeal Grosgrain, BUT voila'... transformation... Apricot Appeal marker + white grosgrain ribbon = instant appeal! Hehehe in this case Apricot Appeal. While it's not my favorite card, and I know we've all been here before... maybe when I'm finished it'll look better...oh well - I can only hope that it gets your kreative juices flowin'.


Reminder: Make sure you check out yesterdays post for the Retirement List and date info. The list is also posted to the right under SU Retirement List and will remain there until August 10th, the last day to order any retiring sets.

For now, go kreate
Kim

1 comment:

Kris said...

I think this card is adorable! I want to try this layout now.

Super Kute!