Sometimes, when I make a card that I don’t like – I have a miniature panic attack..it’s pretty unreasonable really, but it happens nonetheless. I think to myself…”Welp, that’s it – I’m out of ideas. I’m closing up shop. I’ve lost any talent I ever had for cardmaking.”
This is exactly what happened this weekend when I sat down to play with my stamps.
I reached for Papertrey Ink’s Delightful Doilies set and the coordinating dies, both of which I haven’t used in months. Then, things started to get a little iffy.
I was bound and determined to use those doilies to create a folk-artsy card. My first attempt was …well…uh…not so cute. Funny thing is – I thought it was down right fabulous until I photographed it, walked away, then came back to edit the pictures. Then I saw it for what it really was – a hot mess that was unappealing to me and NOT what I wanted.
Against all better judgement, I’m gonna show you version one of my Delightful Doilies card, because I’ve gotta be an honest blogger and ugly cards are just part of the territory when you a crafty person.
Here’s the second version: