how are you?
Today's card is a piece of ancient history.
I found this pirate card panel in my stencil storage basket when I was re-organizing my stencils into a file folder. I had created it way back and ruined it with some glue on the front that left a shiny spot. So I never used it, forgot all about it and obviously managed to drop it into that basked by accident.
Pulling it out again, I thought the shiny spot wasn't soo bad after all. I wanted to make it work.
I wanted my card base pale blue but didn't have any card stock that pale. So I blended some blue ink onto a white card base. Then I distressed the edges of my panel and adhered it to the base.
I wanted the Hello sentiment in the same pale blue so I blended some more ink on another piece of card stock to cut the Hello out. I also stacked it up to give it more dimension. I added a black sentiment strip and some sequins in strategic spots and now the shiny spot is still visible, but not very obvious anymore.
I like how this card turned out, even though it's not quite my usual style.
So, what do we learn? Mistakes are just an opportunity for embellishments!
And probably that I am less of a perfectionist these days than I was in the past.