Tuesday, 22 July 2014

Be the Rainbow

Three days in a row!!!
WOW! that would have to be a first for me!

This week's theme at
is #47 "Bright Sunny Colours"

and to top it off, there is still time to be included in
Stampotique #155 "Newspaper/Magazine"


The tag was made by blending Distress Ink 'mustard seed' and 'spiced marmalade' which really creates a lovely orange glow to the tag.
 
A background "Sea Bubbles" by Designs by Ryn
 was stamped in 'picked raspberry'.

The basket (which reminds me of a nest) was torn from an old scrapbook magazine
and then "Toucan and Budgie" from Stampotique were stamped onto white cardstock
and coloured using Distress Inks and a blending tool, with small details added on the beak and feathers.  They were fussy cut and popped onto dimensionals in front of the basket.
 
 

A word sticker from Pink Paisley seemed to suit these two birds perfectly
and I was able to borrow a cloud die which I then lightly blended 'black soot' followed by just a touch of yellow, orange and pink to reflect the idea of a rainbow.
 
Lastly using a blending tool, I ponced 'mustard seed' and 'spiced marmalade' onto a piece of muslin, spritzed it with water to blend the colours, and after leaving it to dry, stapled it onto the tag.
I am entering this tag into the following challenges


Happy Crafting!
 

8 comments:

  1. Love that Helen, what an awesome tag, love the colors and the nest.

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  2. It is obvious that a lot of work and thought went into this piece, Helen, and I love it. I am seeing the use of a lot of creative elements, not the least of which is the basket/nest you borrowed from a scrapbooking magazine. You have definitely created a winner here, my friend!

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    1. Oh, yes, and thanks for participating in the Stampotique Designers' Challenge! ;-)

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  3. Hey Helen, thanks for uploading your pic to the customer creation draw :) Fun tag! I especially like the subtle colour work on the clouds and the basket as a nest. Great idea!

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  4. What a fun tag! Love the use of the basket as a nest - it looks awesome x

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  5. This is fabulous, great colours and the word sticker is perfect! Thanks so much for joining in with us at Stampotique. Sue xx

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  6. Fabulous tag! Thanks for joining us again at Stampotique this week.

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  7. Helen, this is awesome! Wonderful tag!
    Thanks for joining us at Stampotique Design Challenge

    xx Arwen

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