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Thursday, 11 October 2012

Tags of 2012 - October

Halloween tags. I'm not a great fan of Halloween and I don't have many Halloween bits n bobs. So what I shuld have done is take the technique and do something different. Doh. But instead I tried to copy Tim's and I'm not overly enamoured of the results. Pop over to see Tim's original tag and instructions here.

Could have cropped the photo as well but didn't LOL. Loved the background effect, although I did use a very fine book old page and following Tim's warning was careful not to be too over enthusiastic with the baby wipe wiping. The stamping and the shimmer made it yummy.  I didn't have black glitter or black alcohol ink so I tried my Staz-on re-inker to re-colour my white glitter. Ve-ry messy, and it didn't 'de-clump' once the ink had dried as Tim says the alcohol inks do and went absolutely everywhere. It also comes out rather purple, which fortunately went OK with the background. Frankly I think I'll just  put black glitter on my shopping list, at least if I brush it off my clothes there won't be a risk of ink stains. Anyhow used it to cover an old grungeboard skull and words and spider I cut out myself. Quite pleased with the way they turned out it's just all the other bits, nothing seems to look quite right so it looks rather unfinished to me. I also bizarrely chose a different sized tag to the ones I have been using so my tag book will have different sized tags. I worried about that for exactly 5 seconds.

And on the subject of that book, some of you may think OK, so this is October's tag where are July through September? They are coming along, and will be here shortly!!


...the yorkshire fox... said...

...both of these are pretty awesome Cindy, loVe the background and colours I think the skull just has the edge for me but great takes on Tim's...Mel :)

May said...

Love both of these Cindy... great backgrounds! fab colours & detail... Hugs May x x x

chrissies said...

Look brill to me--love the colours and the images.

Best Wishes Chrissie xx

Allthingsinky said...

Hi Cindy, Thank you for your lovely comment on my cards, Love the backgrounds on your tags, Beautiful Colours...

Christy - said...

I think you did a great job!

Annie said...

Hi Cindy :) saw your tags on Tim's blog and thought I would take a closer look. I am currently improvising as there are a few things I don't have. I love your take on Tim's tag. The background is fantastic and I love the Skull and your cute spider.
Hugs from your newest follower Annie x

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