Sketch Stress

Let me start off by saying I really don’t like sketches. Some people look to sketches to get ideas….but they seriously stress me out. I stare at them forever, feeling my creativity being restricted with each glance at the sketch, then I stress over whether I followed the sketch properly and most times I don’t. I prefer to just “wing” it. That is why this card took me FOREVER. And honestly- I didn’t even follow the sketch properly. I kept checking to see if I had the right amount of layers ( I don’t) and I just could not figure out how to make it work.
WHY did I make a card following a sketch?!? Because I signed up for a swap where we had to follow a sketch. It’s cute too….and I bet people are going to come up with some super cute cards…..but I will probably be asked not to join any sketch swaps after this since I don’t do them properly. LOL.
Here is the sketch that we were asked to follow-
and here is what I finally came up with-
I am going to apologize now to my fellow swappers for my inability to follow directions. Love you guys….sorry I was taken over by sketch stress. 🙂 Now I have to go make 5 more of these cards…..sigh…..

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