I'm Blue Today

Friday, January 1, 2010

I've been trying to use up designer series paper.  I love to buy it, but I have a problem using it.  I hope I'm not alone in this affliction.  I have long had a fascination with paper:  I love the way it feels, I love the way it smells, and I love the way it looks.  So, for all those reasons, I buy it, but then I just want to look at it rather than use it.  And I know on some level that this is wrong.  I shouldn't be afraid to use it.  So another of my new year's resolutions is to use the paper.  Embrace the paper!  Don't be afraid of the paper!  Love the paper!  Anyway, I made this card using Mercy's Tuesday Sketch Challenge.  And I didn't even flinch when I cut the paper!!

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3 Responses to “I'm Blue Today”

Leonie said...

I am that way too with both dsp & embelishments, got to have them but then I hesitate to use them, I think that I will save them for something special! loL! You are not alone! Your card is lovely :)

Kerin said...

You're SO not alone in that affliction!! I was that way for a long time, then every year when we got a new catalog I gave away all of my retired dsp, and I was so sad that I hadn't used any of it! Now my goal every year is to use it all up before it's gone :) Btw, you've been on a roll lately! Loving everything you're creating :)

Mercy said...

jen...you are cracking me up about not wanting to cut your paper, girl! i was the SAME way! i'm to the point now where i buy it just to cut it! LOL! it will get easier as you get going...you'll be cutting everything up before you know it!

thanks for playing along with my sketch for last week...you did a fabulous job! :)