I got a new scanner. I think it does a much nicer view than my pictures do. I'm not very "artsy" when it comes to photographing cards anyway. I like the way this little guy turned out. I didn't know that I wanted to put the bird on it when I started, I just knew that I wanted to put a flourish someplace. Tried to stamp the flourish onto the pattern paper but it is a glossy finish and wouldn't take the ink. Will try that on another one.