Oh my goodness!! This is for FS21 who is Markie's Mom (Faith). I'm a detailed stamper, but nothing compared to her cards. Note to self: check and see if you have enough hardward to complete cased card. This one called for 20 brads. Didn't think of that when I started stamping and watercoloring. I didn't have 20 brads of the same color. So please, please, please do not look to closely. There are so many mistakes on this card that it's unreal. This was so a challenge. I bow to you Faith. You are quite gifted!!!!! Here's the card of hers that I cased: http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/ga...0&ppuser=79662
edit: forgot to add what I changed. First, I dirtied up my panels and put a flower in the upper right instead of the HB. The colors are different and so is the sentiment stamp along the bottom without the hardware. I just couldn't add another piece of metal. *grin* Oh, and I twirled the flower a bit.
Date: Sunday, July 1, 2007 GMT Views: 959
Registered: April 12, 2005 Location: SW Michigan Posts: 63488
Sun, Jul 01, 2007 @ 3:00 PM
We don't call Faith the queen of hardware for nothing! I have a new found appreciation for the amount of work that she puts into her cards too. And, most she does first thing in the morning for the challenge. Man, if you have mistakes on this card I am not seeing them, it's gorgeous and looks a lot like your style Tosha!
Registered: July 17, 2005 Location: Staying inky in eastern Connecticut Posts: 75607
Sun, Jul 01, 2007 @ 3:08 PM
your card is awesome....worth every ounce of effort....be proud....
and....you might want to join the rest of us in the Markie's Mom Chapter of AA (could relate to the drinks we all needed after casing her cards.....or.....could stand for Adornment Addiction...........)
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Registered: April 20, 2005 Location: The only Eaton Rapids on the Earth, Michigan Posts: 57688
Sun, Jul 01, 2007 @ 3:09 PM
Ha! Ha! Tosha, several of us felt the same way! I almost chose this card, too, but just couldn't bring myself to use all those brads! You did a spectacular job---your card is gorgeous!! (And I didn't see any mistakes either!)
Registered: April 23, 2006 Location: Looking For Teapots! Posts: 59993
Sun, Jul 01, 2007 @ 3:31 PM
I agree with Dawn.....you and Faith are definately on the same level! This card is so cool. I have always looked at and been amazed by this layout of Faith's and all of the brads....It is so cool! Your brads look the same to me.....at least you didn't have to quit in the middle of making your card and run downtown! Great job and great card....
Registered: October 12, 2005 Location: Central Valley of California Posts: 16
Sun, Jul 01, 2007 @ 5:49 PM
Hadn't seen much stampin' from you lately (compared to your normal amount), but I knew this FS would call you out of the woods. I saw her cards and said "I know Tosh would love these!" - and you did a great job matching her hardware-for-hardware. I think you've met your match for embelishing!