Friday, October 11, 2013

we're sorry

It's not everyday that I'm asked to make a "We're sorry" card.  That's right, not an "I'm sorry", but we're sorry.  Makes me wonder if "Group Apology" should be a section in the card aisle at Target or CVS.  Anyhoo, I didn't ask any questions (though I was really curious), and I came up with this.


Since I wasn't really sure about the nature of the apology, I made another card.  My friend who made the request for the card noted that it could be lighthearted.  She even suggested that I use remorseful looking elephants.  But, all the elephants I had in my stamp collection were so darn happy.  I then remembered the fabulous card made by Donna Mikasa of 3 Umbrellas (seen here), and turned the single bird into two apologetic birds.  If you look close enough, you can see that I put glossy accents on the lower half of their eyes.  They look like they're on the verge of tears!  I would accept their apology.


This card (first one) will be submitted to the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge, where we were asked to use a rubber or clear stamp.

I'm going to spend some time shopping around this Group Apology idea.  Maybe it's more common that I thought.  Hoping that all is well and all is resolved!


Supplies:

Birds and Typewriter
Stamps: Mama Elephant Type It; Papertrey Ink Merry Little Christmas
Inks: Memento Luxe (grey flannel); Memento (tuxedo black); Copic markers

Birds and Boo Boo
Stamps: Paper Smooches Spring Fling
Inks: Copic markers; Mister Huey's color mist (calico white)
Other: glossy accents

3 comments :

  1. Both cards are fabulous, though I am partial to the more light hearted one...I just love the little bird peeking (almost sheepishly) from the side. Perfect (in my opinion) for an apology.

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  2. These are both fabulous, Lorraine!

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  3. Fabulous cards, so cute :)
    Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
    hugs
    Mandy xx

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