Happy, Happy, Happy

Saturday, August 23, 2014

I had a fun time putting this card together. I started by sponging on 3 colors of Distress Ink over the gear stencil. From there, I then added the Happy from Whimsy Stamps Happy Everything set three times.  I then die cut some balloons with white card stock from the Party Time Die Set and sponged them with the same inks I used on my background.  

After my card was complete, I looked down and somehow, I had gotten a small smudge of black ink in the background. That's when the stars came into play, both sizes from the Happy Hello set from Whimsy.  I don't know that I would have used the stars and now I'm happy that I had the ink smudge as I really like the stars and feel like they make the background pop just a bit more.  

Happy Saturday!
LET'S GO SHOPPING

9 comments :

Jeanne said...

What a fun card! I wouldn't have known what to do with a gear stencil, but it sure looks great here! The stars do add a neat look. Yay for smudges of invention! Have a great weekend. Go Broncos! :)

Patti said...

Hi Alanna : ) Your card is outstanding! I am really impressed with your background! and I agree the stars really add pop! Sweet card.

Patti

Megan Carroll said...

Great background!! Looks so pretty!

KayM said...

Oh don't you love it when mistake turns out so well! I think the black stars add so much! This is a fabulous card Alanna!

Sharon Underwood said...

I love all the elements on your card! The gears, the stars, the balloons all add up to one fantastic creation!

Miriam Prantner said...

Wonderful inking! I love the background, this would work for anyone, guy or girl!

Kim Heggins said...

Just so fun, makes me smile just looking at it. So sweet.

Kara said...

Awesome background!

Nora N. said...

What a great card. I love the inking you did. And you did a fabulous job covering up your oops! I cannot tell you how many times I have had to fix things like this. Sometimes it makes the card so much better, though. Great design!!

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