Artistic Avenger

You – In the Corner!

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The Ways to Use It challenge on SCS this week was FANTASTIC! I had SO much fun with this. This was one of those challenges where I knew exactly what I was going to do and it was going to work out PERFECTLY. Right? NOT!

I wanted to do a square card so this one is 4.25″ x 4.25″ square.

I started with a Soft Sky cardbase and layered it with Wild Wasabi which was stamped with the linen background. I knew I had to use some tags from my Rose Red tag sheet for “hinges” corners on the left border. I adhered these using some silver brads. I also knew I wanted to use some Pumpkin Pie and Rose Red cardstock. This is a great colour combo I got from the new In Colour combo chart from Stampin’ Up!

But this is where I got stumped and started to stamp too fast and started to mess up.

I markered up a sentiment from In My Thoughts and wanted to use this to dress up the upper right corner. I thought this would fulfill the challenge wonderfully (I still think so) and I wanted to extend it to the lower corner…..grrrrr….

I started to stamp and mask off the lower layer and realized I didn’t clean the stamp well enough and had some extra words stamped on the Wasabit layer. Oh gosh, oh gosh – what am I going to do to cover this up?

I fumbled around and decided to add a little layered square in the bottom right corner and adhere my focal point to that.

I punched out a Pumpkin Pie scallop circle and layered it with a 1 3/8″ wasabi circle and then a Rose Red stamped heart from All Through the Year.

All in all and after all the trouble – I LOVE THIS CARD!

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6 thoughts on “You – In the Corner!

  1. Carrie this is so perfectly awesome! Very original.

  2. Great, love the colors and the sentiment ground around the corner of the card.

  3. This looks great (in spite of all the “problems”)! Nice work!

  4. Great card — love the layout, so unique

  5. This is gorgeous! You’d never know there were any “fixes” on this card. It’s perfect the way it is! I love it.

  6. I love it too!!! That is creativity at it’s best!!! šŸ™‚ TFS!!

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