You have not idea what shock and awe I have been in for the last few days.
I was selected out of so so many wonderful cards (nearly 2000) to participate in Paper Crafts Magazine Gallery Idol 2012. I have so few followers and a handful of people who are loyal and enthusiastic about what I create to say so with each post. I am not even close to being a somebody in this blog world. I feel like Cinderella (my favorite Disney princess). Thank you for all of you who congratulated and encouraged me, I tried to write back to each of you and if I missed you, I am sorry. I really appreciated the well wishes!
For the second round of the contest, we were given the theme: "YOU COLOR MY WORLD". If you know me, you know I love rainbow cards. So off I went to make my entry.
They asked me to name my card. I have never done that before. After much thought...
I call it "REVEALED" (said in a dramatic fashion while curtains part and my card is shown).
Supplies: Hero Arts butterfly die, Papertrey Ink sentiment, Martha Stewart glitter.
There are so many decisions that go into making a card that people don't realize. Color choices, placement of sentiment, photography, and image selection among others. The self doubt is mind boggling. In the end, I realized I needed to make a card that I was happy with and hope for the best. Thank you fellow idol Jennifer Ingle for helping me see that and my sister-in-law Carla for giving it to me straight ;).
The idea of my card stems from the concept of letting others get to know you or conversely, learning more about someone else and the beauty you will find in doing so. Hence the title REVEALED.
I hope you find my card worthy of a vote. Click here to see all 20 fantastic entries too.