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This is my second attempt of uploading this layout. I had to delete my first one, because I had a MAJOR senior moment with my title......

Because I wanted to go large with my title, I made templates for all the letters I needed to spell "Water". I found a scrap piece of paper to cover them all. I began to blend the letters into the background by using a few distress oxide inks as watercolour. Then I thought it would be a good idea to use some stamps on the letters, because they did look a little too plain. So I found a mix of images, stamped and also heat embossed them and outlined the letters using a white Posca pen. Sounds okay so far, doesn't it? Well, when I stuck the title onto my layout I did not notice that all this time I had worked with an inverted letter "a" - d'oh!!!

When hubby pointed it out I deleted my first post, took the letter "a" off the layout, repaired the damage that did to the background and started again.....All hubby could say was: tut tut.

The background was made from 2 scrap pieces of paper glued together. I made the tag from the same paper I covered the letters in.

Top background paper - from the Craft O'clock Hours of Longing Colection
Bottom bg paper - Craft Consortium, Vintage Emporium
Fav snapshot - Bramble Fox (UK), Perspextives
Gem brads - Echo Park, Reflections (by Lori Whitlock)
branch stamp - Craft Emotions, Slimline Easter Branch
Tree - Craft Consortium, Woodland shapes
Green brad - from my stash
White Posca Pen (fine tip)


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