Which Card Had a Smudge & Blog Candy

I made four 3 x 3 cards that will show you just how quick & easy it is to make some really cute cards.  I used nothing but scraps to put them together.  I used the Wishes Your Way Stamp set from the Spring Catalog.  Don’t have a catalog… I give mine away for free!  Click HERE to get yours NOW!

I have often heard that there are no mistakes in stamping.  I must confess… it’s so true!  When I first made these cute cards I messed one up.  I accidentally got too ink happy and smudged the outline of one of the sentiments, but I covered it up with a strip of DSP.  You can’t even tell can you?

I LOVE YOUR COMMENTS:  Tell me how you fix your smudges.  I’m also giving away some blog candy to one lucky winner.  I have some very beautiful retired designer series paper I’d like to give to you.  But it’s a surprise grab bag because it’s up for grabs…. LoL.  Go on you know you want it… leave a comment and tell me how you fix your smudges?  Winner will be announced on Saturday afternoon.


Various Cards 4Click on Images to View Products Used

Wishes Your WayWishes Your Way129156L

Bitty ButterflyBitty Butterfly 129406L

Borders Scoring PlateBorders Scoring Plate 126192L

Kindess MattersKindness Matters 122902L

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I'm a Graphic Art Designer and Greeting Card Maker. It's a form of therapy and I love what I do, so I never have to work a day in my life. It's my win-win situation after a 25-year Air Force career as a hospital administrator.


  1. Embellishments are the perfect smudge fixer-upper…especially ribbon! PS LOVE how you listed your supplies. Awesome!!!

  2. My guess is the card with the sentiment on the top of the strip….! I either start over, depending on what size of a mess I make, or cover with an embellishment…so easy to do and not always easy to cover but sure presents a great challenge! Thank you for offering blog candy – DSP is always welcome!

  3. I never want to waste a card or all my work, so I re-create the card and add a scallop circle or some other punch to cover the blemish! Love your work—Thanks for sharing Maggie!

  4. This reminds me of the Sesame Street game “which one is not like the others”. I think the one with the wider paper is the smudged one, but they all look great. I follow your blog, but rarely comment. My husband is in a bridge tournament today so I have more time.

  5. I usually just cover my mistakes with design paper, ribbon, or embellishments. Thanks for the chance to win blog candy.

  6. Very Cute cards….and I think it is simple enough for me to make. Maybe I could put ribbon where you used the border score. I did get to make my first Christmas cards. I have very arthritic hands at a very young age, so I kind of missed with the tape runner so I stuck a paper punched snowflake over it. I was devastated at first; but, it turned out well and the recipients loved them. Thank you so much for sharing.

  7. What beautiful cards:) Simple and crisp. I am new to Stampin’ Up so I make a lot of mistakes:) I either cover them up or if I can turn it over. Or just start over;) Thank you for sharing your creativity!!!

  8. Sometimes I leave it. It is a unquie piece of art. Sometimes I cover it up or just start over 🙂 I love how you fixed your smudge. Happy Friday!

  9. I would cover them up the same way you do.

  10. I embellish! 🙂 If it’s really bad I start over. 🙁

  11. I cover up,mistakes exactly the way you do – either by paper, sticker, or some other type of embellishment.

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