Monday, September 15, 2014

FCCB 228- Tag You're It!

Welcome to another Challenge Me Monday...


Challenge #228 Tag You're It

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Crafter's Companion Prize Package which includes
4 sets of alcohol markers that have 6 markers in each set, a 20 pack of alcohol marker paper, some marker trays and one of the Spectrum Noir DVD's

~This Weeks Challenge~
Tag You're It!
Create a project that uses a tag

To qualify for the prize, be sure to use at least 1 Cricut cut on your project and if it's not obvious, let us know what cartridge you used.

For my project this week I started by creating a background on a plain off white piece of cardstock cut into a tag shape. My diecuts are from the Straight From The Nest Cricut cartridge. The feather is cut from watercolour paper and the bird from vanilla cardstock.

Since I simply love all things Distress I started my background by stencilling Mustard  Seed Distress Paint on the Tim Holtz Sunray stencil. Then I sponged Distress Ink over top.  This is one of my favourite techniques! I love the way the paint acts as a resist and really pops!


I then stencilled with Distress Inks over the heart Tim Holtz stencil and a Heidi Swapp stencil and added a stitching stamp before attaching my feather. 



I added a couple stamps with black ink. 


To colour my bird and feather I used another fav technique and smooshed Distress Inks on my craft sheet, spritzed them with water and pulled my diecuts through the inks. 


I used some Festival Hemp cord at the top of my tag - I love the bright look of this tag! We had snow this past week here, so this was the perfect thing to brighten up my craft room :)


I hope you all enjoy a fabulous week! Be sure to check out all the fun tags the rest of the Design Team has put together for this challenge at FCCB and enter your own for a chance to win an awesome prize!

Challenges-
DL Art - Thankful Thursday September Linky Challenge

Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - Make Your Own Background 

Simon Says Stamp Monday - Rock the Techniques


6 comments:

  1. A beautiful tag Karla, I love the multitude and variations of colousr - fabulous techniques!!!

    Thanks so much for joining Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
    hugs
    Heather xx

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  2. This tag is stunning! I am a color-holic, so I adore the happy color combination you chose! The whole thing just sings with happy energy. I really like the layers of different patterns, too. This is a brilliant use of sun rays and you have a great artistic eye to have pulled everything together. I thoroughly enjoyed seeing this beautiful piece and am so glad you shared it with us here at the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog!

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  3. Your tag is fabulous! Love the gorgeous background colors your created. Thank you so much for sharing with us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge. :)

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