Monday, April 4, 2011

TSSC168 Uncharted Territory

What is wrong with me?

Boy- there's an open ended question. It's also rhetorical. Please don't send me a top ten list.

My problem is with following sketches. I find a sketch I like and then I do about 70%-80% and then change it at the end. That's why I have a lot of "this card is based on the ___ sketch." "Based on" means I started to follow the sketch and then I changed it at the end.

Now I know I've got artistic license and all that stuff. I also know when I share a sketch I don't care if people follow it exactly. So, most people probably don't mind if I don't follow their sketch exactly either.

This card was changed at the end out of necessity. First, I'm not very good with masculine cards. So, I recently ordered this set, Uncharted Territory, so I could make some "boy cards" for the men who serve in my elementary ministry. As it turns out, the sailboat was a little too big for the sketch. Then, this didn't leave me enough room for the little rectangles. Instead, I had to stamp "Birthday Wishes" below. It looks fine. I just wish I could follow a sketch to the very end! Oh, well! Maybe next time!

Happy Stamping!

I used the following Stampin' Up products to make this card:

Uncharted Territory and Sincere Salutations Stamp Sets
Bravo Burgundy, Daffodil Delight, Baja Breeze, Night of Navy, Soft Suede, and Early Espresso Classic Inks
Basic Black Stazon Ink
Very Vanilla, Baja Breeze, Night of Navy, Soft Suede and Early Espresso Card Stock
Elegant Soiree Designer Series Paper
Blender Pen


MJ said...

Certainly looks close enough to me! Love that image! This is a fabulous masculine card, thanks so much for playing along this week with my sketch challenge!

Anonymous said...

You did a great job on this--Love it!

Still have our Sasha--but--think she maybe really coming to terms with her situation--eating is just not much fun for her anymore!

Glad to see you here! Many Hugs! N

Terry said...

I think your card looks great. I can't wait to get that stamp. It should be arriving today!


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