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The blog banner was made with elements from Lorie Davison. The nail head is Mo Jackson, the white rabbit and the key is Tangie Baxter. The butterflies are from Katie Pertiet.

Saturday, May 15, 2010

I'm Learning to Fly (the unplugged version)

Did you ever get an idea in your head and you know just exactly how you want it to go?  You have the colors, the paper, all of your supplies and you jump right in?  Everything goes great and you finish off your little project in no time at all.  Ever done that?  Me too.  Usually, I like it.  Most times, I just LOVE it and sometimes it goes out the door as a nice gift for someone.

I had that "epiphany" today.  I made this digitally:

Then, I got out all of my supplies and made this:

I didn't like it, so I added the words and stars.  Now it looks like this:
And - I still don't like it.  In fact, I really sort of, well, despise it!  Maybe I'll set it aside and it'll look better later, but I sort of doubt it.  I guess it's true.  I AM learning to fly, but I'll tell you, I still don't have wings.
After this realization, I made this:

Scary, huh?!

Maybe I

Speaking of heads,
this guy is just all kinds
of creepy, isn't he?  Eeeps!!

I think this was from
one of
Tangie Baxter's digi-kits.

Enjoy your weekend.  I have a mess to clean up.  I'm blaming it on Tom Petty, who by the way, is on SNL tonight.


Prior said...

Hey, thanks for following me... I am joining you too, Will be by later for a longer visit... Planning and going on vacation right now! Lezlee

Into Vintage said...

Just as long as you don't back down. -amy
PS Was it your 30th anniversary?

Queen Bee said...

Oh awesome your digital creativity is...very impressive. Don't be so hard on yourself....I loved your "real" version. Happy thoughts and blessings to you!


Susan said...

Hey I thought your version was really good. You have to teach me all the digital stuff...your good.