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Monday, February 21, 2011

Altered Metal Alcohol Inks

(please scroll down for OG #91-Well-Read)

I love long weekends, don't you?
I've played
ALL DAY
in my studio.
No interruptions.
Not one.
I got so much done, I can hardly stand it.
Here's the first.
These 3 ATC's are for Linda Ledbetter's Challenge #33.
Are you impressed that I actually got it done the very first day it was posted?
Hah!
I am.THEN,
for my good friends over at The Order of The Opus Gluei have given us their illustrious (isn't that a great word?)
Challenge #91:
Well Read
Huh? you say.
What does THIS have to do with "Well Read" ? you ask.
Look closer.

See?
See?
I made the flowers out of pages from a book.  Not a new book.
Our library has a table of discarded/have seen better days books for sale and I picked this up from there. 
No real books were harmed in the making of this project.

Last,
but most certainly not least,

two ATC's I made for a swap.
TTFN

10 comments:

  1. Oh, Electra, these are all marvelous! I love the ATCs, you're on a roll there!

    Your flowers are so good - I absolutely LOVE the vibrancy of the colors and how they work perfectly with the layout - THEY are a perfect BURST of color!

    You always are so kind to us at Opus Gluei, and we appreciate it very much! Thank you for finding us a fun place to hang out!

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  2. Your ATC's are marvelous. ALL of these wonderful goodies are PERFECT for the OPUS GLUEI challenge. You are so clever. Your flowers are magnificent. I want to go home sick (cough, cough) and make some RIGHT NOW.

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  3. Wow! You've been one busy Chiquita! lol! These are ALL wonderful! Just love the altered metals...And the layout with the flowers! OUTSTANDING!

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  4. Wow, girl, you used that long weekend brilliantly! Your ATCs are absolutely gorgeous-- all three of 'em. You've got the romance, you've got geometric, and you've got edgy/cool! I'd call you a showoff, but I'm so freaking impressed I'll instead say, "I'm Not Worthy!"

    Your "Well Read" and Alice-themed pieces are fab, too. You are a rockstar crafter, my dear! Alice in front of the clock is INCREDIBLE! And those flowers! Holy diecuts, Electra, they're amazing!

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  5. Wow! you have been busy! I love all of your ATC's! great job!

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  6. Gorgeous everything! GORGEOUS!! You were a busy bee!

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  7. You never stop amazing me with the many wonderful things you create. These are just beautiful. Your flowers turned out perfect!

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  8. Love those ATCs. They truly are works of art! Beautiful!

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  9. Oh wow Electra I adore every one of your creations, fabulous work. x

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  10. Wow, wow, wow! You've been super busy and very creative!! These are all fabulous! Love the ATCs!! :)

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