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2017-05-07; Alphabet O-swap

2017/05/07

It’s May so another Alpha swap is being worked on. Today I’m working on a card that represents the letter O. I came up with 4 “O” words this time.

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I die cut metal duct tape, added alcohol ink and embossed to get this shinny tree to add as an embellishment. I’m not quite sure it makes it as tree-ish looking though but the shine and texture is nice.

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Here you can see the alpha brad & layers of the card. I popped up two of the layers to that the oval would be a drop down/in frame.

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The pine branch was inked with 2 colors of ink and also popped up on tiny strips of 3-d mounting tape.

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Here is a close look at the sentiment and stamped texture.

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And one last look before you go on about your day….

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Here are my Letter O items; if you see any more in the card, let me know and I’ll add them to the list. Here’s what I have so far:
Letter O: Alpha brad “O”; Octagon shape printed from embossing folder; Ovals used for the framing; and Sentiment The Great Outdoors.

General Supplies
Central Image with centiment – Inkadinkadoo
Large Tree – Tim Holtz Alterations-Sizzix die
Pine branch – Impression Obsession die
Ovals – Spellbinders long ovals, large & small sets
Texture stamp – Stampscapes-water pattern
Octagon background – Sizzix/Stampin Up embossing folder
Metal duct tape, alcohol ink, assorted card stock, cloud stencil

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2 Comments leave one →
  1. Karen Ross permalink
    2017/05/07 7:23 pm

    I do hate to the bearer of bad news, but the background are hexagons, not octagons! Totally love this card, the tree is interesting, I did not identify it as a tree, but agree it adds awesome texture!

    • 2017/05/08 6:05 am

      Egad, you are right…and now that you said that the matching stamp set is called hexagon too, isn’t it? Maybe my partner won’t notice?

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