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Urban Underground Suite: If I had a Hammer

I love using the negative image of items. In this case I punched out a hammer, and used it on another project, and utilized the negative space left by the hammer framelits. Pop a piece of designer paper behind and bam! Rocking focal point! 

Stamps: Nailed It 143074 w $29 143077 $21, Urban District 143068 $27 143071 $19 c, 
Inks: Black, In Color Markers 2015-17 138333 $15
Papers: Urban Underground 142783 $13.00, basic black cardstock 121045 $8, very vanilla card stock 101650 $9, Pacific Point card 111350 $8, 
Accessories: Build It Framelits 143230, Urban Underground Embellishments 142786 $6, Silver Metallic Thread 138402 $3, Classic Label 141491 $18 punch, 

I prefer to call this suite Tool Time or Nailed It, but it is listed in the Occasions 2017 catalog as Urban Underground, pages 46-49. 

The A as in A+ person, was fussy cut out from the Urban District stamp set. I colored in a few of the items in the letter, certain ones I thought would go with the person. The pop of blue for the Nailed it greeting is just enough to soften up the blackness of the background and the very masculine nature of this color combo. It brightens it up and calls attention to itself. 

This is a 3 x 6 inch card. Fun to change up your sizes once in a while! It just worked better for using the long hammer cut out on this card.

So do not forget about your negative images as focal points or decorations. they can add a pop just when you need it.

Thanks for stopping by today! Sandy



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