Friday, 23 March 2012

Barry Take Two

Today I've used one of the new releases at StampFairy called Barry Bunny, but I was really unhappy with my card.  I think it was the clash of the pink of the bunny suit and the orange of the rest of the card.  I was quite pleased with the colouring on the eggs, but there was something missing.  But I just wasn't sure what that 'something' was.



Anyway, you know what it's like when there's that niggling feeling, so I continued to mess around, and decided I'd paper piece the image to colours that I was happier with, and this is the next result.


I'm still not entirely sure that I'm happy, but I think the lack of pink is better.  If any of you find my mojo lying around looking lost, can you send it back my way please?

Card Recipe:
Please pop on over to StampFairy to see the newly released digi images.


Here's a preview of the set being released today:



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    22 comments:

    Doreen said...

    Two gorgeous cards Annette.xxx

    debby4000 said...

    Adorable and gorgeous Annette.
    luv
    Debby

    Christine L said...

    Hi Annette... I think you're right, without the pink is better! Now who thought I would ever be caught saying that??? LOL! Love the paper piecing..

    Why don't you enter the Anything Goes Easter challenge with it?

    Hugs
    Christine x

    Soul Sanctuary said...

    I agree I think that the pink just doesn’t fit in and that the paper piecing is much better. And the image is sooooo cute! Hugs! Mojca

    Chris x said...

    What a beautiful card. I love this!
    Hugs
    Chris x

    Chrissy said...

    We are our worst critics Annette, and both of these are so cute, and love the mix of colours, especially for Easter.Fabulous cards..

    Luv CHRISSYxx

    Mau xx said...

    These are both wonderful Annette, I don't think either colour combo is wrong...then again I love pink....lol
    Thanks for playing along with MAWTT.
    hugs Mau xx
    Think My Mojo might be hiding with your somewhere :(

    Samantha said...

    awwwwwwwwwwwww aint Barry the cutest! love your cards love them both! brilliant, hugs me xx

    Anita said...

    These are both beautiful Annette. I especially love Barry's pink bunny suit.

    Patricia St Martin said...

    WOW!!! Just a beautiful card.. Your images is just adorable and I love your layout and coloring. It is just darling. Love the Easter card. Thanks for joining us at CMC. I just love seeing your creation.
    Hugs, Patricia

    Hazel (Didos) said...

    Ahh he is so cute, what a brilliant bunny. I love the bottom one best. Thanks for playing with us on MAWTT this week, Hazelxoxo

    Pami said...

    This is fabulous Annette! Love this super image! Thanks for sharing with us at MAWTT this week, hope to see you again soon! Pami x

    Lisa said...

    I love it both ways! I love the bright colors that you colored. I also love the more pastel look of the paper piecing! This image is just tooo cute!
    Big Hugs!

    Patty Sue 2 said...

    I was just posting my card at the Copics Challenge and saw your lovely card. I think both are great and both capture Spring colors. I am now a new follower of your lovely blog!

    Paper Squirrel said...

    Hi Annette, I don't think you've lost your mojo at all...this is a lovely card! I do like the change to the paper piecing. I agree, the pink was throwing it off, but the colors you paper pieced are right on! :-)

    Thanks for joining us at Scrapalicious!

    xxxtglxxx said...

    Oh I know exactly what you mean - when something just 'niggles' away at you! ;)

    Now when I was a kid, I often used to mix orange and pink until a teacher told me 'ginger-pink' was not allowed - lol.

    This is such a cute card, and the candy colours are so pretty, it looks like a bag of mini eggs :) The paper-piecing version is fabulous, but your colouring is also so good on the other one that both versions are brill in my eyes - they are cute, pretty and perfect for easter.

    hugs

    xxalisonxx

    Sonia said...

    Hello Annette
    BEAUTIFUL creation as always! Love it! GREAT JOB!
    -Sony

    Tami G said...

    these are so cute.. your coloring on the eggs is so good...

    Wishcraft said...

    Aren't we all so hard on ourselves?! I like your card both ways, it's so cute :o) Lisa x

    Sonia said...

    Annette, thanks for all your comments on my blog. I love all your freebies and all your creations. Good Luck!
    -Sony

    Larissa said...

    Hihih I had to laugh when I read about your card and the pink...LOL

    I think the second card is way better than the first one. Sometimes you just have to make a card without pink (or red dots ;) )Love the colours on your card and the paperpieced eggs are so cute.

    Hugs,
    Larissa

    Ps I am sorry to hear about your Mr mojo..I hope he will return soon. ;)

    Jenn said...

    ADORABLE! love your coloring! Great job!

    Thanks for joining us at CMC!

    Jenn
    DT

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