Friday, May 14, 2010

Smeared Ink's "Carnies" Stamp Set

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I wanted to share a cute card I made using Smeared Ink's "Carnies" rubber stamp set.  I got really messy making this card and it was oh so fun!  I used the Strong Man image from the Carnies set, colored him with Copic Markers, used Distress Stickles on his outfit, and used micro-beads for the snake.  I attempted to make this a step-card, but messed up my folds.  It still works so who cares?!  Art isn't about NOT making mistakes, it's knowing which ones to keep!  I used papers from K and Company and stickers from Creative Imginations.  I hope you like what you see.  Thanks for stopping by!

6 comments:

  1. This card is seriously phenominal!!! I LOVE the beads on the snake! I also love what you wote about knowing which mistakes to keep! I totally agree with you! We seem to think a lot alike! Amazing card!

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  2. This is I think the coolest card I have ever seen! You are so good at using bright colors without it being to much. It is always balanced so perfect! It's amazing!

    Hugs
    Gunn

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  3. Wowie! awesome card...love how you used the distressed sticles and micro beads!

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  4. I love this lady!! I think I told you so on the S&S board. It sure looks like it works to me!!
    LOVE your coloring. That is something I struggle with. I am a messy artist. Both in my work, and in my room!! The police have threatened me with eviction if I don't clean it up.
    Hey, Your chicken is fabulous!! i was cracking up!!
    Thanks for stopping by my blog today, please come back!!

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