Monday, April 24, 2017

One Little Craft Tag Challenge #114


On a watercolor tag, create a background using the Stencil Printing Technique with dylusions sprays and a Dina Wakley Stencil.  Let dry.  Adhere the cherry blossom and bird die cut to the tag.  Embellish with paint pens.  Emphasis the shadow of the bird with a water soluble graphite and activate with water.  

Sunday, April 23, 2017

One Little Craft Tag Challenge #113


On a black tag, create a background with three colors of Distress Oxides using the watercolor smooshing technique and heat set.  Adhere newspaper clipping, washi tape and rhinestone embellishment on to the tag.  

Saturday, April 22, 2017

One Little Craft Tag Challenge #112


Adhere paper towel to a chipboard tag and let dry..  This paper towel was used to clean paint brushes and let to dry that is what creates the dramatic coloration.  Stamp image the unicorn (Sweet Pea) with Archival Ink Jet Black. on white tissue paper and adhere to the tag.  Stamp the phrase on the tag with Archival Ink Jet Black.  Embellish the tag with swirls and dots created by pen paints and let dry.

Earth Day Note: The chipboard tags used in this challenge are all from recycled from boxes from sodas and other food boxes.  

Friday, April 21, 2017

One Little Craft Tag Challenge #111


Paint a manila tag with green acrylic paint and let dry.  Draw the lines of the swirly things and with a pencil eraser dot the ends with different color acrylic paint.  Let dry.  On vintage text paper create painted circles form Mixed Media Morsels.  Adhere to the tag.  Adhere the play sticker on to the tag.

This tag was entered into the Split Coast Stampers Mixed Media Challenge Borders.  

Thursday, April 20, 2017

One Little Craft Tag Challenge #110


On a chipboard tag, appy pieces of ripped making tape to create texture.  Paint with brown acrylic paint and then wipe off.  Let dry.  With a baby wipe paint a piece of white cardstock and let dry.  On brown painted paper stamp the cowboy image (Lost Coast Designs) with Archival Ink Jet Black.  Cut out and adhere to tag.  On vintage text paper write out the sentiment and detail edges with a Pitt Pen.  Cut out and adhere to tag.  Emphasis the borders with Pitt Pen.

This tag was entered into the Lost Coast Design Portal to Creativity Challenge favorite backgrounds.  It was also entered in to Split Coast Stampers Mixed Media Challenge borders.  

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

One Little Craft Tag Challenge #109 and Viva Las Vegas Stamp Monthly Challenge


On a watercolor tag stamp the checked "hill" (Dylusions) and sheep (Viva Las Vegas Stamps) with Archival Ink Jet Black.  Create background with straw splat background technique  and let dry.  Outline the images and the edge of the tag with Stabilo All Pencil and activate with water. Apply vinyl letter stickers to tag. 

As well as part of the personal challenge of a tag a day this tag has been entered in the Viva Las Vegas April Challenge.  Here is the link to the challenge http://vivalas.blogspot.com/2017/04/april-challenge.html and Lost Coast Portal to Creativity Favorite Backgrounds Challenge

This unique background is a tutorial from Altered Celtic Gypsy blog http://alteredcelticgypsy-cathy.blogspot.com/


Tuesday, April 18, 2017

One Little Craft Tag Challenge #108 and Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers Elegance Challenge



On a watercolor tag, stamp the fashion image (Dylusions) with Hickory Smoke Distress Ink.  Mask the image and stamp the script stamp (A Stamp In the Hand) with Blueprint Sketch Distress Ink and stamp the flower image (Wendy Vecchi) with Wilted Violet Distress Ink.  Remove mask and highlight the image with Wilted Violet and Chipped Sapphire Distress Markers.  Blend lines with a waterbrush.  Let dry.  Stamp the statement on watercolor paper with Archival Ink Jet Black.  Highlight with Wilted Violet marker and blend with waterbrush.  Adhere to the tag.

This technique is one I learned on Split Coast Stampers.  It is called vintage watercoloring.  Here is the tutorial http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/resources/tutorials/vintagewatercolor/

This tag was entered into the Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers.   The challenge this time is E is for Elegance