Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Snowflakes in Summer
Our current A Muse Studio challenge is "Christmas in July" so I pulled out my Christmas sets for that and went with it. Helps me get a head start on Christmas cards for Operation Write Home too!
Here are cards 100.10 & 100.11 - and lesson # 2 learned from this challenge. If you plan ahead, you can accentuate the positive by using the negative .
Usually when I die cut, I try to get the most number of cuts out of the piece of card stock, Then it finally dawned on me that I could use the negative space too and double the cards for pretty much the same amount of effort, if I planned out where to place the die BEFORE i randomly ran it through the machine. I'm probably the last person on the planet to realize this, but I'm sharing the light-bulb moment just in case I am second to last.
I was so thrilled with this realization that I did a whole set of these so I'm gaining on my 100 cards goal too. Some of my co-challenge peeps are way up there, posting card # 89 and scary high numbers like that - even with my duplicates and such I'm still creeping along in the 30's.
A Muse Supplies used:
Snowflake Trio Die, essential sentiments, sugar, winter sky & silver shimmer couture cardstock, seattle ink.
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