I have my computer and my files back, for now – thank goodness! – and a new computer ordered. Hopefully by next week things will be running more smoothly around here. 😉
I am here with a card for Papertrey Ink’s January Blog Hop Challenge. Here is the challenge topic:
First up, my favorite project from 2011:
I just love this card. I used one of Heather Pulvirenti’s color challenges and some of my hand-dyed seam binding ribbon, and I pulled off my very first argyle background stamping. And I’ll just be honest and say that I, personally, don’t think I can really ‘top’ this card. It is just beautiful and perfect to me in every way.
But it was, easily, my favorite project from 2011, so I went to work CASE-ing it. The color combination was special to me, since using it was a HUGE step out of my comfort zone. The argyle background was important to me, as well. So I went with those two main features, added in some new supplies/products, and created this card:
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I like this new card – it’s really beautiful, too. But the ‘original’ will be saved forever as one of my all-time favorite cards. Well, maybe not ‘forever’…. but at least as long as I’m alive and sane. 😉
You can see all of the fabulous, inspirational projects on the hop at Nichole’s blog.