Well a couple of weeks ago something weird came over me and I lodged an entry in the card making competition held during a local annual show. Not sure what came over me but hey it’s too late now.
I tossed and turned over what card to make, I had an original idea for a card then thought it may be too difficult to be hung on the display board at the show so I gave up on that idea. Then I decided I would just go with a previous card that I made that I am pretty proud of. You can see the post about that card here https://mtjohnson02.wordpress.com/2013/01/08/shabby-chic-yes-or-no/.
Gee, that was easy. Well that’s what I thought. I was telling a friend (she has entered scrapbook pages in the show in previous years and won some ribbons too), that I was planning on entering the above mentioned card in the show one night last week and she said I should enter the baby card I made for my cousin last month. You can see that card here in case you missed the previous post https://mtjohnson02.wordpress.com/category/baby-prints/.
Well if I was going to do that I would have to make another card because I had already posted this card off to my cousin. So at 10am yesterday morning that’s exactly what I started to do. Mind you the entry had to be submitted to the show steward by 4pm yesterday, so I was cutting it a bit short to start making a whole new card.
I had decided that I would make it a boy baby card just for a little variety. I had every intention of basically copying the original card I had made but just in blue. Subsequently, as all well laid plans go this didn’t happen.
Here is what I came up with.
Well, I don’t have any grand illusions of winning a ribbon at the show, it was a good experience and now at least I have a boy baby card on stock if I happen to need one…. 🙂
The judging takes place today (although the show isn’t until next Wed, Thur & Fri), so I would like to wish all the entrants (whoever they may be) all the very best of luck. I did notice that there were only about 6 entries before I submitted mine so I think it might be a difficult job for the judges.
I would love to hear your thoughts about my card so please leave me a comment.
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