This tag (for week 36 in the ukstampers challenge) is so much nicer in real life as you can really see the twinkle. This weeks challenge had to include:
- a leaf as a stencil
Inks: Brilliance Platinum planet, Versacraft white, Colorbox French blue and Ice blue
Card: white card
Stamps: A stamp in the hand Field of sky (for the snow), Lavinia stamps Icicles
Other: Dried pressed leaves, glitter pen, diamond glaze, white acrylic paint, white opaque pen, fibres, silver eyelet
I used the leaves as a stencil and dabbed the blue chalk inks over them then dabber a little Platinum planet over the tops. You can just make out some veining on the leaves as these were the same ones I used for the previous tag so there was a little residual ink left on them. The snow was stamped using the white ink and the icicles using the Platinum planet ink. I spattered some white paint over the whole tag to give an extra snowy effect. My doodling is actually the 3 spiders webs in the foliage – using the white pen and highlighted with the glitter pen. The icicles were highlighted using the glitter pen too and also diamond glaze. I took the glitter pen all around the edges too.
Long overdue but finally had a bit of time to play so here is my tag for week 35 to include:
- embossing powder
- a leaf as a stencil
Inks: Memento Tuxedo black, Distress inks Barn door, Forest moss and Wild honey
Card: white card, tissue paper
Stamps: Lavinia stamps Fall,
Other: dried pressed leaves, acrylic paint daubers copper and gold, Distress stickles Peeled paint, embossing powder Ochre, Verdigris and Hollyberry red gold, metal leaf charm coloured with Sharpies, mixed fibres, bronze eyelet
I started by using my pressed leaves as stencils and stippled the distress inks over them, then gave the tag a light spray with water to blend the colours a little. Once dry I sprinkled the embossing powders over the tag and heated from beneath to melt them. I dabbed the paints sporadically. The falling fairy and seed were both stamped onto the tissue paper, cut out and glued onto the tag using diluted PVA. I dabbed some of my maidenhair leaves with the paint too, then once they were dry I embellished the base of the tag with them. The edges were finished off using the distress stickles To finish it off I added the coloured charm and fibres.
Inks: Memento Tuxedo black, Adirondack Red pepper, Cranberry and eggplant, Distress ink Mustard seed, Stampin up Mellow moss
Card: white card, black card, green and black vellum
Stamps: Lavinia stamps flower fairy, fern leaf, folliage and trailing ivy corner, (butterflies stamp was borrowed)
Other: punched butterfly and leaves to embellish, fantasy film for fairy wings, dots of glitter pen
Inks: Big and juicy Spice (green end only), Stampin up Mellow moss, Adirondak Woodlands
Card: white silk card, brown textured, old olive, mellow moss
Stamps: Lavinia stamps, Rubber tapestry clear, Papertreyink Out on a limb sentiments
Other: Mellow moss ribbon, brown brads
- a stamped image of an animal – I have used a unicorn
- heat embossing – I sprinkled on some Moss and Clear sparkle and heated from below
- something shiny – I used Glossy accents for the stream, painted on rather than straight from the bottle
I may have to take a photo from the side so you can see the twinkle and the stream but it has taken me over an hour just to get a decent photo as it is – I wish the colours would look the same as in the photo as they are in real life. The green should look more olive than it does here.
Inks: Stampin up Mellow moss and Always artichoke, Versafine onyx black, Memento London fog
Card: white card
Stamps: Lavinia stamps Unicorn, foliage and bridge, stampin up Autumn days and Pocket silhouettes
Other: Embossing powders Clear sparkle and Moss, Distress stickles peeled paint, glossy accents
Earlier this week it was our great friend’s Fraser and Carey’s wedding anniversary!
I love Lavinia stamps especially the fairies and wildlife silhouettes, they are very delicate and detailed. Guess what – I have just gone and bought some more!!
Inks: black document ink, Stampin up old olive and Mellow moss, Distress ink Aged mahogany
Card: white card, glossy white card, black card, patterned paper, black vellum
Stamps: Lavinia stamps fairy couple and mushrooms, Basic grey Flourish corners, RS Tapestry clear ferns and foliage
Other: Marvy pens to colour, maidenhair fern punch, Prima Camelot rose, pink stickles, Stampin up oval and scalloped punch, black half pearls