Saturday, 11 February 2012

There are no mistakes, remember!

There are no mistakes in rubber stamping, right? This is one of those occasions. I was die-cutting a batch of small flowers (like the one on this card) and accidentally put my strip of glimmer paper onto the die the wrong way round. I was gutted to produce two thirds of a flower, wasting so much glimmer paper! But then I had a brainwave... and this is the result. The straight edge of the flower is butted up against the white panel and topped off with a small flower and rhinestone. Yes, rhinestone. I have coloured rhinestones in red before (use a permanent marker – water-based markers will just wipe off) and wanted to see what it would look like in black. Result: the photo’s rubbish - it’s quite sparkly in real life but not as sparkly as the red ones were.

Stamps: Curly Cute
Cardstock: Crumb Cake, Basic Black, Pool Party
Ink: Real Red
Accessories: Basic Rhinestones, Red Glimmer Paper, Blossom Party Die, Boho Blossoms Punch, Big Shot

All products by Stampin’ Up!®


  1. Too right!! Excellent recovery especially with that gorgeous paper!!

  2. Love how you re-purposed your 'oops' into such a pretty card!


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