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Blog Hop "never mind"

I have lost my mojo.
This was my original card for the Blog Hop, and I thought I had read that we needed to use PTI's Guide Lines or Guide Lines 2 as backgrounds.  For days and days I tried to come up with unique backgrounds with some of the stamps in this set that don't see much ink.  For some reason, it just wasn't there.  I finally settled on using SU Ballet Blue, which is one of my all-time favorite colors. I also colored in the centers with a Stardust pen in pink, to tie in with the Raspberry Fizz ribbon and bordered sentiment.  It's okay, but I'm not in love.  

So I went back to look at the challenge for this month and realized I could use any stamps.  Duh.  I quickly bathed my boys before this post went live, postponed it, then completely ignored my children for the next 15 minutes to create another card, which did make it into the Blog Hop.  Although that one wasn't that spectacular either.  Oh well.  My brain is too full.


Paper: SU Ballet Blue, PTI White, Raspberry Fizz
Ink: SU Ballet Blue, Pink Passion
Stamps: PTI Guide Lines, Friends 'Til the End
Other: Dimensional tape, PTI Raspberry Fizz Satin ribbon

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  1. I actually like this one a lot! Great clean lines. I think sometimes its just hard to look at your own work objectively when you've been seeing it too long!

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  2. Well I like this one too! But I do know what you mean about it not hitting you right when you've been working and working on something. And then you make something else you love and it takes only a few mintues! Such is life!

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  3. I like this one! I am so glad I found your blog, you do such wonderful work!

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  4. This one is great, cheryl! Less like tiles then some, lol!

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