Honestly? the first execution is looks better for my eyes. ok i dont say that you can not work or adjust things on it. But listen.. i had this experience before, you can always adjust and polishing a job… there will be always some part what you think its could be better, or even just use an other solution… this is a never ending story. Facelift… sounds familiar is in it?
by the way… could you check my latest rejection? because i dont find the solution even if it seems like simple