Tuesday, 3 October 2017

You're friggin' special

"I don't care if you lick windows, take the special bus, or ......"
have I ever mentioned how much I love Stampotique stamps?

 If you read yesterday's blog post, you will have noticed that
the Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers challenge theme is
"P" is for Pink Halloween
 and one of the swaps I'm doing this month is a halloween tag.
Ahh .... a perfect match!


This tag is a little wider than usual but I'm really pleased with how it all went together.

First I stamped the quote in the bottom corner of a piece of ivory card, 
and then stamped "Relaxin' " next to it.  
There was just enough room to add "happy halloween" down the side.

With 'worn lipstick' Distress Oxide ink on my craft mat, I spritzed the ink with water and swiped the tag through it.  I let it dribble a bit and then mopped the excess with a tissue. 
Next I added 'fired brick' Distress Ink through a spider web stencil, then spritzed it with water letting it dribble and dry naturally.

I coloured "Relaxin' " with watered down Distress Inks.  With the excess inks, I smooshed a ribbon through the colours to co-ordinate with the tag.  To finish, I added a black mat and tied the ribbon in place.

Stampotique - "Relaxin' "; "Quote #1"
Tim Holtz - "Simple Sayings"

Stampotique Designers Challenge - Anything but a card
Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers - "P" is for Pink Halloween

My apologies for the bold italics, but either blogger or my computer are playing silly buggers.  
Oh well ...... such is life!

Happy Crafting!


  1. Simple and beautiful. Perfect! Love it. Thanks for joining the Stampotique Challenge.

  2. This is such a delightful tag in so many ways! Awesome. Thanks for joining the fun again at the Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers!

  3. Beautiful tag! Love the ribbon <3
    Thanks for joining us at Stampotique :)

    xx Arwen

  4. Great tag and color combinations! Thanks for playing along with the Stampotique Challenge   xo Cheetarah

  5. Great fun! Thanks for playing with us at SoSS again, Jo x

  6. Fab tag, the image and sentiment are a perfect match!
    Thanks for joining Edna and the Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers (again) for Pink Halloween!

  7. Fab Tag! This quote is one of my favorites haha.
    Thanks for joining our Stampotique Challenge.
    xoxo Yvonne

  8. Fantastic tag! Love the colour and that's one of my favourite quotes, it makes me laugh every time I here it!
    Thanks for joining in with the Stampotique Designers Challenge...
    Xox Gemma

  9. Beautiful
    Thank you for joining the Stampotique challenge
    Jools x

  10. Great tag with great color choices!


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