Friday, July 06, 2007

Confessions -- I've Lost My Mojo!

Okay, I am sure we all have days when whatever we stamp, it comes out looking . . . er, "special" -- well today is that day for me. Seriously! Here is what I made:

The first card was my attempt at mulberry batik. I wanted to create a Valentine using that as the background. I even used a super cute Penny Black stamp in addition to the batik piece and it still turned out totally junky!

I even tried adding some fun polka dot ribbon -- one of my fave things to use and something that usually saves my cards when they are going downhill fast -- and yet . . . it didn't work *cries* I think I feel like it just needs another background layer or something -- like if I layered the white piece on chocolate chip or something it *might* work. Of course, it is too late for that since there is no room to trim it so I could *sigh*

The second card is a bit better than my first today. You can always tell when I have not stamped in a couple days because things just look wonky on the cards I make. This card features another adorable Penny Black stamp and yet, something went terribly wrong with the rest of the card. I really like the color combination in the background paper, but for some reason . . . it looks weird. Better than the first one, but weird. "Thinking of You" sentiment is by "katie & co."Paper is My Minds Eye - Kaleidoscope Pink Flowers. I will have to revisit both of these cards a little later when my mojo has returned to see what I can do. Until then, they are yours to laugh at! Oh and get this -- the layout was inspired somewhat by one done by Julie HRR! Impressive that I could screw it up that much!
Hopefully I will get some more stamping done over the weekend. I have some upcoming deadlines that I need to work on stuff for (but I am scared to after today's stamping fiasco). Oh and we are at 95K visits -- getting closer and closer to 100K! Thanks for visiting!

Happy stamping!

4 comments:

Karen said...

these are cute Amanda!

Dorinda said...

They are not junky they are super cute!!

Teresa said...

They are both adorable, Manda!!!

Lisa said...

I think the cow card is ADORABLE!!!
My mojo is missing right now and I can tell you, there is nothing you want to see. I love that cow stamp by the way!!!
I think to that sometimes we try to hard and when we just let it happen, good things are created.
I know I'm trying to hard. LOL