I had this great idea for a card from this book, DIY Bride, that I was excited about. It's basically a plain card and you put your picture on the front then make a little cover for the picture that gets tied together and opens up to reveal the picture. It's called a peek-a-boo card and is terribly cute. I don't have any pictures of an assembled one though, we'll see how it goes. I might have to scrap the whole peek-a-boo part and just make it a boring card since I screwed it up royally last night. What was worse was my attempt at sewing. I got this great idea that since I was using brown card stock for the base of the card, I would put a piece of cream card stock on the inside as my writing service. Then I thought it would look just great if I sewed that cream card stock down using a contrasting colour thread. I don't know where I get these ideas from. Needless to say, it ended terribly, with a broken needle on my sewing machine and a mangled card. I didn't take pictures of that either, it was too pathetic. So, it's back to standard double stick tape for me!
My other craftfail, I did take a picture of. It's just so sad that it's funny. I love the button and felt flowers that Princess Lasertron makes. Here's an example of what I was trying to do...
Shut up, right? Isn't it adorable? I love these flowers so, so much, but sadly can't afford them. She has DIY kits for sale on http://www.etsy.com/ but they're $130, and I thought, "Psht, I can do that."
I was wrong.
Here is what I came up with.
It's blurry, but seeing it more clearly does not make it any more cute. As you can see, I didn't even finish my sorry attempt at embroidery because it was just too embarrassing. Definite craft fail.
I didn't even have a plan for what to do with these amazing flowers I thought I could bang out, so I guess it isn't too much of a loss, just a few dollars spent on felt and embroidery thread. It's embarrassing though, just awful.
I guess I'm not meant to sew anything for this wedding.