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Saturday, June 29, 2013

Tags of 2013- June

Hi friends,
Just in the nick of time, I bring you June's tag.
Here's T!m's for inspiration:

Here's my tag:
 I was very inspired by all the patriotic projects he's posted lately. I hadn't used these patriotic images so I thought it was the perfect chance to get them inky.

Here's a closer peek at it:
 I used the image of Lady Liberty & colored her with a mixture of Shabby Shutters & Broken China Distress Markers to create the look of oxidized patina. I also added Pumice Stone DM for shadows. I colored the little stars & painted them with a bit of Stardust Stickles.

 The bottom half of the tag:  I colored the flag with Faded Jeans & Barn Door DM. I fussy cut the USA image so I could use it as an embellishment. I wrapped some red, white, & blue twine around the letter U & the rest of the twine just fell into place on it's own. I really liked where it all landed so I carefully added a bit of Glossy Accents to hold it down.

For the background, I used a combo of Barn Door Distress Stain, Picket Fence Distress Paint, & Faded Jeans Distress Ink- and they all played nicely together like in T!m's tute.

I had so much fun making this tag & it has turned out to be one of my fave tags yet! *Ü*

Thanks so much for peeking today!
Tootles!

The 411
Stamps:Mini Blueprints 2, Life's Possibilities
Ink: Shabby Shutters, Broken China, Faded Jeans, Barn Door, Picket Fence, Pumice Stone, Vintage Photo, Archival Black
Paper: Strathmore Watercolor paper
Other: Stickles, Tiny Attacher, ribbon, tule, baker's twine

5 comments:

  1. This tag is great! It maintains the spirit of Tim's but with your special touches is perfect for the celebration. Now if I only had those stamps...

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  2. I am so in love with your tag. I have attempted to purchase those stamps and they are sold out everywhere. I really do love the way you designed your tag.

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  3. Love everything about your tag--the images, stars, twine, fussy cut letters, and, most of all, your fabulous coloring.

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  4. Great tag! Love the letters at the bottom and your background is fabulous. Awesome way to celebrate the 4th with TH tag. -- Mary Elizabeth

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