When I first started out, I thought I knew the exact direction I wanted to head. After lots of stressful and discouraging time, I was completely frustrated, and decided to let it go for the day. I secretly wondered if I could possibly save the poor thing in its present condition. But, you know what they say: sleep on it.
My creative dreams must have intervened during the night because when I woke up the next morning, I had a new plan fully formed. I was anxious to get to work. This new idea came together quickly and neatly:
Once again, I incorporated one of my favorite papers into my card: a piece of old music. I had also just recently learned how to make this type of roses from Core'dinations paper.
The combination of these lovely roses and my beloved Hello Doily stamped in black onto the music proved to be a very effective combination. I added a little embossing to the top portion of the music to give that area a little more interest, and I am truly happy with the romantic end result.
This is the sketch upon which my card was based: