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Saturday, August 12, 2017

Bad Ideas Make the Best Memories

Hi Everyone,

I have to quickly write up this post, before the linky lists expire, for which I planned to link up this card.....
This card is full of mistakes, but I like it regardless.

First I took the wrong kind of card stock - regular, instead of water color. But it came out ok.....kind of. Then I die cut the opening and despite checking, where the  hinge is, I managed to had it turned 90 degrees with respect to the first one I cut.....start again??? No way. I just tuned it again for the third cut, to fool people into thinking I deliberately cut it that way.....

After that it was smooth sailing. Marked where I wanted my Katzelkraft rats, stamped them and colored them. Stamped the sentiment - also from Katzelkraft. It is so funny and so true! Added some thin Washi tape to the windows, to make opening them easier.

Can you relate to this sentiment? Any funny stories to share?
Happy Stamping!

Linking up with:
Task for Two - sketch and water coloring
Task for Two Tuesday - CHALLENGE


papierelle said...

Daran erkennt man Handarbeit!!! Und ich finde die Karte genial ... und die Ratten sowieso.

Flo said...

Hihi! Hast ja wieder deine tollen Ratten in Szene gesetzt!!!
Und WIE!!!
Klasse Idee mit den aufklappbaren Fenstern.
Liebe Grüße

Aileen Ryan said...

I love it, and it turned out brilliant even with the errors. Love those rats. My mistakes are always miss cuts doesnt matter how often I measure I always end up cutting wrong and end up with pieces so much smaller than they started out because I had to keep trimming, other is using the wrong card stock instead of copic cardstock and having my colouring bleeding everywhere.

Mac Mable said...

Such a fun card and love the 'deliberate' mishap lol x Yes can relate to the sentiment and also when things don't go quite right, you remember them the most x Thanks for sharing this fun card x

conil said...

Yep, I do have stories that relate to this sentiment...none of which I want to be out there in the blogosphere. Don't think my pride can take it. But our rats seem to be OK with it. Honestly, you do make the most enjoyable cards ever. And your so clever at fixing your "mistakes".

Daen'Ys said...

Die Fehler siehst nur Du, ich sehe eine geniale Karte!

Verna Angerhofer said...

So glad you found a way to save the card as it is a remarkably great design.

Birka said...

hihi.. ich weiß gar nicht ob ich bei der Karte die Fenster aufmachen will, wenn da so grimmige Ratten hinterstecken ;-) aber tolle Karte geworden :-) vielen Dank fürs Mitmachen bei unserer Task :-)

clavell said...

Love it...and you had the perfect sentiment on hand, as well! :D

Anita in France said...

Hahaha, Cornelia ... such fun ... those rats grumping though your 'shuttered' windows is fabulous ... love those alternative openings, they're so unexpected (great save)! Mistakes and memories ... yep, definitely! Hugs, Anita :)