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Sunday, May 25, 2008

BROCADE - revised

I asked for the critique, and I sure got some. I was going to give up on this card and never look back again, but I just couldn't. So, I took my stamp camp leftovers, and changed the Ugly Duckling a bit.
BECCA'S TIP: MOVE SENTIMENT TO THE RIGHT, SO THE WORDS FLOW TOGETHER BETTER; LYNDA'S TIP: TIGHTEN UP THE THREE POINTS OF INTEREST TO MAKE A "TRIANGLE OF INTEREST" THAT'S EASIER ON THE EYE ... AND TONE DOWN THE RIBBON; CAROL'S TIP: RECONSIDER THE COLORS (OR QUANTITY OF EACH). *THERE IS A GALLON/QUART/PINT RULE TO COLOR COMBOS. JENNIFER & MARA'S THOUGHTS: THE ORIGINAL WAS GOOD (OR SALVAGABLE?) So, just like the dancers from DWTS, I applied the critique. I do think this one is better. Do you?Posted by Picasa

4 comments:

Lynda said...

BINGO, Laurel! I think you've nailed it! Good for you for persevering! You've kept the same fun color combo you wanted to experiment with, but your revised version feels so much "smoother".

Michelle said...

The revised card catches my eye and is much more appealing. Great job!!

Anonymous said...

I think I still like the original, but hey that's me! TK

Church Librarian at WUMC, said...

Thanks for the lesson Laurel - the "Ugly Duckling" became a swan and also served a purpose!

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