Thursday, April 27, 2017

One Little Craft Tag Challenge #117


On a bristol paper tag, spray Recollections Spray through a swiss dot stencil.  Let dry.  Create a wash over the card using Watercolor Smooshing Technique and Dr. Ph Martins Hydrus Inks.  Let dry.  On mixed media paper, blend Distress oxide ink, sprinkle water and then dry with a heat gun.  Over stamp the big circles and script (Dina Wakley) with Distress Oxide inks and heat set.  Stamp bird (Dina Wakley) with Archival Ink Jet Black.  Cut out, layer with vintage dictionary text and adhere to tag.  Emphasis with Stabilo All Pencil and staple sequins to the tag.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

One Little Craft Tag Challenge #116


Stamp image (Viva Las Vegas Stamp) and statement (Paperartsy) with Archival Ink Jet Black.  Mask images.  With a stencil (Dylusions) and Scribble Sticks and color the background.  Color around the images with Scribble Sticks. Activate the scribble sticks with water and let dry.  

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

One Little Craft Tag Challenge #115


Paint a chipboard tag with gesso and let dry.  Emboss fleur dis lys stencil with Recollections Embossing Paste and let dry for at least 24 hours.  Dribble Dr. Ph Martin's Hydrus Inks on the tag and let dry.  Cover the tag with black acrylic paint and then wipe it off the raised image.  Embellish with bird and letter stickers.  

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 

Monday, April 17, 2017

One Little Craft Tag Challenge #107


On a watercolor tag, stamp the face image (Jane Davenport) with Archival Ink in Jet Black.  Create hair with Jane Davenport Mermaid Markers.  Let dry.  Masks facial feature, then stamp lines (Company Unknown) with Archival Ink Bubblegum Pink, Calypso Teal and Dirty Martini.  Remove the masks and color the features with Mermaid Markers.  Blend with water, Add a dot of life to the eyes with a Moltow Paint Marker.  Adhere flower stickers and gems to tag.  

Sunday, April 16, 2017

One Little Craft Tag Challenge #106




 On a manila tag create a background with Distress oxide in three colors using Watercolor smooshing technique.  Let dry.  Repeat the watercolor smooshing and distress oxide on mixed media paper.  Let dry.  Adhere the pink cut out paper to tag.  Let dry.  Stamp the rabbit images (Crafty Individuals) on a prepared mixed media paper and cut to size.  Add to vintage text page.  Stitch along the top of each panel with baker's twine.  Adhere panels to tag.  Adhere gems with Dimensional Magic.

Saturday, April 15, 2017

One Little Craft Tag Challenge #105


Drag the Worn Lipstick Distress Oxide pad along the side of the manila tag, using direct to paper technique.  Stamp the script stamps (A Stamp in the Hand) repeated with Distress Oxide in Worn Lipstick.  Splatter water on the tag to create watermarks.  With Broken China Distress Oxide create splatters using the watercolor smooshing technique.  Let dry.  Stamp images (Echo Park) in Archival Ink Jet Black.  

Friday, April 14, 2017

One Little Craft Tag Challenge #104


Adhere a paper towel used to clean up Dylusion Paint and let dry.  Stencil image (Crafter's Warehouse) with black acrylic paint and let dry for 24 hours.  Outline details with Dylusion Paint Pen.  Adhere Tim Holtz stickers.

This Dylusion Paint Pen is not the best white marker.  I prefer Montana Markers.  

Thursday, April 13, 2017

One Little Craft Tag Challenge #103




Stamp clock image(Tim Holtz) several times.  Color with Dina Wakley Scribble Sticks and activate with water.  Adhere label maker stickers on tag.  

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

One Little Craft Tag Challenge #102




On a watercolor tag, create a background with three colors of Distress Oxide Ink using Ink Layering Technique.  Stamp all them images with Archival Ink Jet Black.  The legs are from Dylusions, flowers are from Wendy Vecchi Studio 490 stamps and the sentiment is from Hero Arts.  

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

One Little Craft Tag Challenge #101


Paint a chipboard tag with gesso and let dry.  Spread embossing paste (Recollections) through a Crafter's Workshop stencil and let dry.  Dry brush green acrylic paint over the tag and let dry.  Dry brush gesso though a crown mask several times on tag (Heidi Swapp Mask) and let dry.  Stamp image (Dina Wakley Stamps) with Archival Ink Jet Black.  Cut out a heart and crown from vintage dictionary page.  Doodle detail on cutouts and adhere to tag.

This was entered in a challenge on the Dina Wakley Art Tribe facebook page.  It was a challenge to use a substrate that was recycled material.  This tag is from chipboard recycled from a soda 12 pack.  

Monday, April 10, 2017

One Little Craft Tag Challenge #100


On a bristol paper tag, stamp doily images several times with Archvial Ink in Jet Black.  These stamps are from Waffle Flower. Using mermaid markers by Jane Davenport  

I am very excited to be on tag 100 of 2017.  I feel very accomplished.  

Sunday, April 9, 2017

One Little Craft Tag Challenge #99


This is the last in a series of tags using all the same supplies and techniques.  The series focus on the similar stamps.

On a bristol paper tag, stamp the Prima Marketing image with Archival Ink Jet Black.  Using a MISTI stamping tool was used to ensure a complete stamping image.  Color the image with Jane Davenport Mermaid Markers.  Let dry.  Using Watercolor Smooshing Technique, spread the mermaid marker ink on a non stick craft sheet and spray with water.  Press the edges of the tag in the pool of the ink.  Let dry.


Saturday, April 8, 2017

One Little Craft Tag Challenge #98


This is the second in a series of tags using all the same supplies and techniques.  The series focus on the similar stamps.

On a bristol paper tag, stamp the Prima Marketing image with Archival Ink Jet Black.  Using a MISTI stamping tool was used to ensure a complete stamping image.  Color the image with Jane Davenport Mermaid Markers.  Let dry.  Using Watercolor Smooshing Technique, spread the mermaid marker ink on a non stick craft sheet and spray with water.  Press the edges of the tag in the pool of the ink.  Let dry.

Friday, April 7, 2017

One Little Craft Tag Challenge #97



This is the first in a series of tags using all the same supplies and techniques.  The series focus on the similar stamps.

On a bristol paper tag, stamp the Prima Marketing image with Archival Ink Jet Black.  Using a MISTI stamping tool was used to ensure a complete stamping image.  Color the image with Jane Davenport Mermaid Markers.  Let dry.  Using Watercolor Smooshing Technique, spread the mermaid marker ink on a non stick craft sheet and spray with water.  Press the edges of the tag in the pool of the ink.  Let dry.

Thursday, April 6, 2017

One Little Craft Tag Challenge #96


Using Watercolor Smooshing Technique, create a back ground with Distress Oxides.  Let dry.  Stamp the base of the layering family (Hampton Arts) with Recollections Ombre Ink in blue.  Over stamp with MementoLuxe White.  Cut circles of text paper and adhere to tag.  Tear a piece of vintage dictionary page and adhere to tag.  Highlight with Art C paint pen.  Let dry.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

One Little Craft Tag Challenge #95



On a manila tag, stamp the floral image (Wendy Vecchi Stamp and Stencil) several times in Archival Ink Tree Branch.  Using the included stencil and a color duster, apply Archival Ink in Violet, Sap Green and Magenta Hue as well a Memento Ink Tangelo.  Apply stickers and outline with Stabilo All Pencil and blend with water.  Sentiment is from an unknown company and the circle stickers are from Tim Holtz.  

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

One Little Craft Tag Challenge #94


On a watercolor tag, using Dylusions sprays and a stencil create a background with the watercolor ghosting technique.  Let dry.  Adhere washi tape in a grid pattern.  Stamp floral image repeatedly on watercolor paper with Archival Ink Jet Black.  Cut out and adhere to tag.  

Monday, April 3, 2017

One Little Craft Tag Challenge #93


On a chipboard tag, adhere paper towel that was used to color up green ink.  Create texture in the paper towel while gel medium is wet.  Let dry.  Die cut cherry blossom from kraft paper.  I used the positive section of the die in another tag.  Layer the kraft paper over decorative paper.  Stamp the quote (Dylusions Stamp) on orange decorative paper, cut apart and adhere to the kraft paper.  Tear two strips of decorative paper and adhere to the top and bottom of the kraft piece.  Adhere the completed kraft piece to the paper towel covered tag.  Using Art C Pen and Viva Pearl Pen and create trio dots.  Let dry. 

Sunday, April 2, 2017

One Little Craft Tag Challenge #92


On a watercolor tag, apply scribble sticks in an ombre pattern and activate with water.  Dina Wakley Scribble Sticks are a new product similar to NeoClassic II.  Stamp the narwhal image (Recollections Stamps) repeatedly with Archival Ink in Jet Black.  Stamp the statement with Archival Ink in Jet Black.  Adhere sequins.  

Saturday, April 1, 2017

One Little Crft Tag Challenge #91

 

On a watercolor tag, stamp dot pattern (Tim Holtz) several times in Fossilized Amber Distress Oxide and spray with water to create a bleed.  Dry with a heat tool or hair dryer.  Repeat with Cracked Pistachio and Spiced Marmalade.  Dry between colors.  Dry several lines with a Pitt pen.  Stamp sentiment  and fool (Cherry Pie Stamps) with Archival ink Jet Black.

Friday, March 31, 2017

One Little Craft Tag Challenge #90


Paint a chipboard chipboard tag with gesso.  Let dry.  Spread Recollections Embossing paste through a Crafter's Warehouse stencil.  Let dry.  Dry brush green and pink acrylic paint on the tag.  Let dry.  Stamp statement with Archival Ink Jet Black. The company of the stamp company is unknown.  Embellish with washi tape.  

Thursday, March 30, 2017

One Little Craft Tag Challenge #89



Using the watercolor smooshing technique with Dr. Ph Martin's Hydrus Ink create the background on a bristol board tag.  Let dry.  Stamp mermaid image (Unity) on a separate piece of bristol board using Archival Ink Jet Black.  Color the mermaid image with Dina Wakley Scribble Sticks and blend with water brush.  Cut out and adhere to tag.  Stamp quote with letter stamps (Recollections) with Archival Ink Jet Black.  Adhere sequins with Dimensional Magic.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

One Little Craft Tag Challenge #88


Adhere colorful paper towel to a chipboard tag and let dry.  Using gel medium makes this tag so much easier so gel medium was utilized to adhere everything.  Adhere felt cut sheet over the tag. Let dry and trim up.  

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

One Little Craft Tag Challenge #87




On a watercolor paper tag, draw a scribble scrabble design with a Sharpie marker.  Scribble Scrabble technique is a technique I learned from Mixed Media Morsel.  Color the with Jane Davenport Mermaid Markers.  Blend with a waterbrush.  Let dry.  Adhere Tim Holtz statement stickers.  

Here is the video about this Mixed Media Morsel technique
https://youtu.be/XJF6vw4E2To?list=PLzaNcrENNXOzDcCjmDcR5l5UQXkKy_AGI

Monday, March 27, 2017

One Little Craft Tag Challenge #86


Crumple up a page from a dictionary and flatten out.  Adhere to a manila tag.  Let dry. Create the background using the watercolor smooshing technique using watercolor crayons.  Let dry.  Stamp image and sentiment on white tissue paper using Archival Ink Jet Black.  Adhere to tag using gel medium.  Let dry.  Adhere washi tape to the tag. 

Sunday, March 26, 2017

One Little Craft Tag Challenge #85


Using the watercolor smooshing technique with Kool Aid on a watercolor paper tag.  Let dry.  Stamp images (Lawn Fawn Stamps) with Archival Ink Jet Black.  Use the repeat stamp technique.  

Saturday, March 25, 2017

One Little Craft Tag Challenge #84



On a watercolor tag, doodle with Jane Davenport Mermaid Markers.  Dip into a puddle of water to blend the colors.  Let dry.  Stamp flower (Impress) images on tag with Archival Ink Jet Black. Apply washi tape.  Stamp flower image on bristol paper with Archival Ink Jet Black.  Cut up.  Adhere to the tag with foam tape. 

Friday, March 24, 2017

One Little Craft Tag Challenge #83


On a watercolor paper tag, stamp the image (Viva Las Vegas Stamps) with Archival Ink Jet Black.  Around the image create a background with the watercolor smooshing technique using watercolor crayons.  Let dry.  Stamp phrase with letter stamps (Recollections) and Archival Ink Jet Black.

Thursday, March 23, 2017

One Little Craft Tag Challenge #82


On a watercolor tag, create a background with Ken Oliver Color Bursts using the watercolor smooshing technique.  Let dry.  Stamp the script stamp (A Stamp in the Hand) repeatedly on tag.  Stamp the flower image (Unity) several times on bristol paper with Archival Ink Jet Black.  Color with Dina Wakley Scribble Sticks and blend with a waterbrush.  Cut out and adhere two of them to the tag.  Adhere one to the tag with foam tape.  

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

One Little Craft Tag Challenge #81


On a manila tag, repeatedly stamp circle design using Archival Ink Jet Black.  This stamp is from the company This Way Stamps that is no longer in business.  Color the image with Inktense pencils and blend with a waterbrush.  Let dry.  Adhere stickers.



Tuesday, March 21, 2017

One Little Tag Craft Challenge #80


On a chip board tag, paint white gesso and let dry.  Through a Crafter's Warehouse stencil, apply Recollections Embossing Paste and let it cure.  Paint with orange acrylic paint and let dry.  Using Archival Ink Jet Black and Tim Holtz stamp, stamp background on the top part of the tag.  Apply dollar store stickers.

Monday, March 20, 2017

One Little Craft Tag Challenge #79


On a watercolor tag create a watersmooshed background using Ken Oliver Color Bursts.  Let dry.  Adhere stickers and sequins.  

Sunday, March 19, 2017

One Little Craft Tag Challenge #78


On a water color tag, spray two colors of Dylusions strays and then with a stencil (Dylusions Aarows) and a baby wipe create a ghost image.  Let dry.  Stamp flower images (Dylusions Stamps) in Archival Ink Jet Black.  Color with images with a white Inktense Pencils and blend with a water brush.  Let dry.  Adhere stickers and sequins.  

Saturday, March 18, 2017

One Little Craft Tag Challenge #77


On a watercolor tag, create a background using Ken Oliver Color Bursts with the watercolor smooshing technique.  Let dry.  Stamp Marilyn image (Deep Red Rubber) and the zigzag stamp (Lawn Fawn) with Archival Ink Jet Black.  Outline Marilyn with a water soluble charcoal to emphasis the image.  Adhere stickers.    

Friday, March 17, 2017

One Little Craft Tag Challenge #76


Adhere a dictionary page to a chipboard tag using the book page text texture technique.  Create an ombre effect with Dylusions paint in three color greens.  Let dry.  Stamp the flower image (Dylusions) on the tag with Archival Ink Jet Black. On tissue paper stamp statement with Archival Ink Jet Black and cut out and adhere to tag.  Adhere the coin and sequins to the tag.  


The challenge on One Little Craft Tag Challenge this week is to use embellishments that cost around a dollar.  So lots of tags with stickers and sequins this week.  

Thursday, March 16, 2017

One Little Craft Tag Challenge #75


On a bristol paper tag, stamp dots of paint (Tim Holtz Distress Paints) and let dry.  Brush distress stain over the tag creating a resist.  Let dry.  Stamp all images (Tim Holtz) with Archival Ink Jet Black.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

One Little Craft Tag Challenge #74


On a watercolor tag, create a background with distress stain using the watercolor smooshing technique.  Let dry.  Stamp images (Unknown) repeatedly with Archival Ink Jet Black.  

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

One Little Craft Tag Challenge #73


On watercolor paper create a background with Ken Oliver Color Bursts using the watercolor technique.  Let dry.  Punch cherries out of vintage dictionary page and color with distress markers.  Adhere to the tag.  Adhere washi tape.

Happy Pi (3.14) day!!!!!

Monday, March 13, 2017

One Little Craft Tag Challenge #72


On watercolor paper tag, create a background with distress paints and the Acrylic Paint Smooshing Technique.  Let dry.  Stamp the background, image and sentiment (Unity) with Archival Ink Jet Black.  Doodle around images with a pigment pen.  

Sunday, March 12, 2017

One Little Craft Tag Challenge #71


On a watercolor tag create a back ground with Ken Oliver Color burst and a stencil using the Watercolor Pigment Stencil Technique.  Let dry.  Stamp on to tag the figure image, wave image and script stamp with Archival Ink Jet Black. Run a waterbrush over the figure to blend Color Burst.  Let dry.  Apply washi tape.  

Saturday, March 11, 2017

One Little Craft Tag Challenge, #70


On a watercolor tag create a background using Watercolor Smooshing Technique and Kool Aid.  Let dry.  Stamp all images (Jane Davenport Stamps and Hampton Art Stamps) in Archival Ink Jet Black.  Over stamps the roses in Delicata Gold Ink.  Highlight the eye with the dot of life.  

Friday, March 10, 2017

One Little Craft Tag Challenge #69


On a manila tag, repeatedly stamp image (Dylusions) using Recollections Ombre Ink Pad.  Apply two kinds of washi tape.  Stamp sentiment on tape with letter stamps and Archival Ink Jet Black.  

Thursday, March 9, 2017

One Little Craft Tag Challenge #68


On a watercolor tag, create a background using the Watercolor Pigment Dry/Wet Technique and Kool Aid powder.  Let dry.  Using a Rollagraph stamp to create depth in on the tag.  Stamp Billie Holiday image (Post Script Studio), word and bird image on vintage text page with Archival ink.  Highlight the images with Inktense white pencil.  Blend with water.