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Tuesday, 4 December 2012

As promised - a Few things....

Thought I'd share a couple of things I made when I was demonstrating last week end.

Really loved the way this tag turned out. I was trying out what Tim Holtz calls the 'rusted enamel' technique although I did mine in pink, so I thinks it's a bit more shabby than grunge! I also stamped my snowflake in to the embossing powder for extra texture. I was pleased to find a use for the metal 'happy christmas' embellishments I have had  hanging around for a while. I remembered seeing somewhere that using white paint over these kind of things really makes the debossed words 'pop' so I tried it out and really liked it. The poinsetta's are the same marianne die I used for the Christmas Wreath - they are so pretty I could put them on everything!! The embellishment was made from some 'medals' I had left over from a kid's promotion at work (librarians among you will probably recognise them) so a bit of recycling was included as well.


The second tag design I did was supposed to be showing a  'blended batik' background but after the first one I had a bit of an accident with my craft iron - I pulled it out from the socket on the floor, tossed it nonchalantly up onto the table and the plug landed right in my mug of cold tea which I had forgotten about. Honestly, you couldn't do it if you tried. I can't hit anything at all usually. Still it's quite a sweet little tag even leaving the background embossed!! I love the double bottom to this tag and was inspired by another blogger (I believe I even left a comment!!) but can I remember who it was? It's sure to be someone who reads this one as I don't get around that much!! So if this reminds you of something you did then let me know so I can give credit and a link - and thanks for the inspiration!!

Finally a card with some metal embossing. I think it looks quite cool with one of my big Wendy Vecchi style flowers though I don't think this is one I can send in the post!!

Giveaway will be along later tomorrow (oops, just looked at the clock, err, later today then....)

Cindy

8 comments:

Kate said...

Your tags are pretty. I love that metal flower. Gorgeous card! Great texture.

Caroline said...

Cindy these are all stunning. Caroline xxx

May said...

Fabulous tags, Love the background embossing...The pinky colour is just perfect! Love the effect of the double layer at the bottom.. Great card also the flower is Brilliant... Hugs May x x x

chrissies said...

Wonderful makes as always. Just love the metal embossing .

Best wishes Chrissie xx

Meggymay said...

Fabulous makes Cindy, gorgeous colours.
Yvonne

inkypinkycraft said...

some fab makes trace x

annesyme said...

Love all four tags and the card is gorgeous, the flower is brilliant.
Anne x

Allthingsinky said...

These Tags Are Stunning...

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