If you click on the link below, you will see a very PRETTY...well, ok...Somewhat pretty crocodile design. I thought, WOW, I have a CB folder that would work and I could use that as my background and draw some sort of crocodile to go with it. It would be CUTE! I mean, how hard could it be???
Well...Needless to say (as you can see for yourself!) that the more I swiped the Colorbox black ink around my CB crocodile scales, the more UGLIER it got!!!!! I kept thinking.....EEWWWWW!!! This isn't like the picture in the link!!! How am I gonna salvage this?
THEN, I remembered that I had a stamp from River City Rubberworks that I had never inked up and thought that it would be appropriate with this UGLY bg!!!! So, I dug it out and inked it up! It says: Be what you is. If you old and ugly, then Be old and ugly, But Be What You Is!
My hubby agreed when I showed him the card. He said, and I quote "That sure is one UGLY card!" (He may just get this one for his b-day! Hehehe).
Well, there you have it! This card may never see the inside of a sent envelope, but this was my inspiration and it does exist! Hehe! Now, I'll get some caffeine in me and see if I can do a little better on my next try for the Inspiration Challenge!
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Sat, Jan 10, 2009 @ 6:32 AM
Lol! Let it be Lesley! I love it! You are so funny. I love those River City gals. As my auntie Rene says. 'It is what it is'. And I think your sweet DH would love this for his bd! Ok- have to go upload an AWESOME RAK! See you soon!
------------------------------ Pat Smethers
"The Lord will guide you always; He will satisfy your needs in a sun scorched land and strengthen your frame. You will be like a well-watered garden." Isaiah 58:11
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Sat, Jan 10, 2009 @ 7:31 AM
Actually, I think you nailed this inspiration very well! This ain't ugly, it's art!!! That sentiment is perfect! Way to go girl friend!!! TFS :0)
------------------------------ Cathy B aka: Mutnik ....or is it Nutmeg?! I get so confused!
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