Thursday, February 25, 2010
I am not a very creative person. I am very analytical and linear in my thought processes. I guess that's part of what makes me a successful engineer. Not a good idea to "wing it" when you are building a bridge, LOL. But those same qualities often lead to a loss of creative energy. So that's why I love to blog hop. I get so many good ideas and fantastic presentations. And since I see so many of them, they all meld together in my mind and combine to form ideas somewhat like what I saw but not exactly the same.
So it is with this card. I got the idea to use the word stamps as a background from Dawn's card here. http://dawnmcvey.typepad.com/these_are_a_few_of_my_fav/2009/12/say-it-with-style-day-3.html Fortunately for her and unfortunately for us, the image is out for publication. However, you can see bits and pieces of how she did it on the link. She used pinks and reds for Valentine's Day, however, I used a more generic Berry Sorbet and Sweet Blush to make a birthday card.
I think I'll repeat this technique with blues and greens and a less "frilly" nestability for a good masculine birthday card. Thanks Dawn for all the color, technique and inky ideas!!!!!!
And thanks to everyone for looking!