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Perception vs. Reception

When I conceptualized this card in my head, I must admit I thought the end product was "meh." I think I even said "it looked better in my head, LOL" on my instagram post. So imagine my surprise when I was spotlighted on MFT's cardchallenges.com blog for this same "meh" card. Talk about perception vs. reception.

Perhaps we are generally a little too critical of ourselves, and in this case, too critical of our designs.  
In any case, my designs are extremely easy to do because I do not have blocks of time to work on my cards.  I stamped MFT's wavy coloring book background stamp in versafine ink. Then I used a heart shaped MFT die to cut out a section of the stamped background which I then colored with Kuratake Zig clean color real brush markers and used a water brush to spread the colors around. I added a red label at the bottom with an embossed thank you sentiment. In my experience, you can never have too many thank you cards. However, with this on…