Thursday, August 19, 2010

PLEASE READ THE INSTRUCTIONS: It will make your life a lot easier!

I am really a ditz sometimes!
Yes, I admit to it....quite a bit actually,
but I guess that is how we learn
Right?
from our mistakes.

I am participating in Cindy's Fall Banner Swap and I was suppose to make 8 scarecrows and 4 letter "L's". As you can see from the photo's below I did make my scarecrows and letters I spent hours working on them and although they didn't turn out exactly like what I was wanting I thought they were pretty cute.






THEN
as I'm getting ready to go to the post office to mail these little guys to Cindy
I looked at her blog
and discovered I had made them wrong
Oh man!
How could I be so stupid?
Why didn't I read the instructions completely?
I was suppose to put my scarecrows and letters on
5 x 7 TRIANGLES.
Okay, get ahold of yourself Sherry
and get BUSY remaking the banners!

Here are my finished triangle pieces.
I have 4 of each scarecrown and 4 letter "L's"
and then I made 4 crows as an extra
that Cindy can do with as she pleases.
So my note to myself is to
PLEASE READ THE INSTRUCTIONS
it will make your life a lot easier!

7 comments:

Cathy said...

Well, Sherry, you did a beautiful job!! I ♥LOVE♥ your paper crafting, it is really AWESOME!!
Hey, don't feel so bad ~ we've all been there! and... it could have been worse, you could have already mailed them and THEN saw what you needed to do to finish! lol!!
Have a great weekend!
Hugz,
Cathy♥♥

Something Special said...

Hi there, Your scarecrows are really cute. Looks like you spent even more hours on them. if you are interested in another fall swap, check out my new swap I am hosting over at my Something Special blog.

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Melinda Cornish said...

and they turned out wonderful!!!!! maybe it was a happy mistake!!!

Dianne said...

I'm glad you caught the boo-boo, but I do think the scarecrows are really adorable!
I like the banners you made for the children in your previous post. They sure are getting big!

lorijo2003 said...

I am SO glad you liked your AIW apron. I was a little worried since I was so driven in my own direction:) Would love to see pictures!!

Lori

Stephanie O. said...

What a horrible feeling to realize that goof as you were (you thought) all finished with the swap! That is so something I would do....I think your scarecrows are simply adorable!

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