I was trying to combine two challenges again with this tag, Stampotique's challenge is 'Monochromatic' and Tagalong's challenge is 'cat'. After looking at a few of the entries and thinking how well the variations of gray work with Stampotique's theme, I then had a rethink. Since it is a colour I've never really done and I wasn't too sure where to start, I had a look through my tags that already had backgrounds but for whatever reason I hadn't used, and found this yellow one which had been my demo tag at a recent Mixed Media class. Hmmm ...... this will work perfectly.
The background was done using Distress Inks 'mustard seed', 'peeled paint' and a teeny bit of 'spiced marmalade', with another layer of 'mustard seed' to tie them all together. A touch of stencilling and a teensy bit of stamped chicken wire, followed by a few drops of water (mopped) completed the background.
Mela and Kitty were stamped onto scrap ivory cardstock and using 'mustard seed' were gently coloured yellow. To pick up a little more colour, Kitty and Mela's dress were dabbed with the Distress Ink tool in 'spiced marmalade' without any extra ink added.
A small piece of washi tape gives Kitty something to stand on while gently rubbing around Mela's legs. They are both popped onto dimensionals. A piece of SU ribbon finishes off the tag.
I'm entering this tag in this weeks Stampotique Designers challenge and Tagalong challenge.