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Happy October!

Welcome to the Our Daily Bread designs October Release Blog Hop! If you came here from Dawn’s fabulous blog, you are in the right place. If not you might want to start at the Our Daily Bread designs Blog and start from the beginning. If you get lost along the way, simply return there where the entire hop is listed with links.

Julie Warner - justwritedesigns -
For my long, tall red door, I colored it w/ markers and a water brush then used a Spellbinders square die and resized it to fit around my door. Since it’s not a standard or long rectangle size, this was the only way I could work it. I added a narrow dk red mat and some stickles on the pine boughs and wreath. The sentiment was stamped twice and I die cut them w/ a Ribbon Tag Trio 3, but turned and cut them in opposite directions. I used the one w/ the top curve above the door and the bottom curve below the door. The three little dots were leftovers after I used the Banners 2 for the trim and tassels. The scallop edge at the bottom is also a leftover from the same cutting. The finished card measures 4.25 x 9 and will fit nicely in a #10 business size envelope. The hardest part of this card was finding a layout for this long, tall card that would work w/ this dp! I only had this dp in a 6×6 pad so nothing was long enough. So this was my attempt to get the much shorter paper to fit a longer card! I think the little border strips really helped it out.

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stamps: ODBD – Christmas Door
paper: water color, dk red, dp (Basic Grey – Nook & Pantry collection)
ink: VersaFine onyx
accessories: Spellbinders squares,  banner basics 2 & ribbon tag trio 3 dies, Tombow markers, water brush, striped ribbon, Grand Calibur, stickles


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