Friday, November 9, 2012


Have you ever colored something and just aren't happy with what you get?
Yep this happen's to me all the time.

I'm still working on Christmas card kits and I want to use this cute Pixie Tilda.

On this Snowy Roof.
Coloring number 1.
After I got done coloring this one I decided I didn't want her hanging off the bottom of the paper.
So it needed to be longer.

So comes coloring number 2.
I got this one all colored and decided I didn't like the warm grays I had colored under the yellows.
Note I also changed the color of the chimney
I thought the house need some lines for siding it looked to plain.
Houses are not the smooth.

Coloring 3 made it as far as being mounted onto a brown mat.
But once Pixie Tilda was displayed on the front I couldn't see her very well against the yellow.
You'd think I would have decided that with coloring number 2.
But no.
Oh and I hated how much Tumbled Glass distress ink I used in the sky.

Coloring 4....
I think we have a winner.
I like the lines I drew on for the siding.
I like that you can really see Pixie Tilda when she's attached to the front.
I like that she isn't hanging off into space
I'm happy with the color off the roof and chimney.
I haven't decide if I'll add some clouds to the sky yet or not...

So see your not the only one who has those days when coloring.
I have been working on this same card for three days.
Did I think about throwing the whole thing back into the coloring box
and forgetting about it?
But knew I had to get it done for Christmas card kits.
So I kept coming back and starting over.

Now to bling it up and actually make the card..
See you tomorrow for the finished card...

Have a great day!


Kim Davis said...

Thanks for letting us see your process...especially the mistakes! That really helps me to see how to problem solve and how to look at the mistakes to find solutions!! Great info!

PaperDaisies said...

I can't wait to see your finished card. I wish my finished ones was as good as your rejects. Lol!!! Have a great weekend Heather. Hugs Nins

Mojca said...

Oh the lest one is really perfect, but I like the other twoo as well. Yes we all have thos days :)))Hugs! Mojca

Julie D. Richards said...

I have days like that ALL the time, lol :-)

Marjan said...

Oh Heather, I'm always strugling with colors....
But I'm looking forward to the card you've made with this sweet Tilda hanging on the roof.

Hugs, Marjan

Scrappin' Playground of Dreams said...

Good for you for not throwing it all back in the color bin!!!!!
I am glad you shared this experience. I can't wait to see the final card... I really like the colors for Tilda..AND the final colors for the roof!
Great job overcoming that coloring hurdle!!! :-)

Barb Ghig said...

Hi Heather,
I really love the end result of this card...I agree with all of your decisions :-)
I'm looking forward to your upcoming videos...they (you) are my FAVE!!!