Thursday, 30 April 2015

Tag time again!!!

Happy Thursday!

The last day of the month ..... what happened to April?!!  Just a little over 4 weeks and it's the TT (eeek!)

You guessed .... it's Tim Tag time.  This months tag was so much fun, and it's using one of my favourite new stamp sets from Tim .... the gorgeous Flower Garden 

Here's the master's inspiration ......

And here's my take on them ......

Just in case you're wondering what I'm going on about .... Tim Tags??? .... you can find all the details and techniques on how to create these, and many more, over on Tim's Blog

As usual I haven't left myself a lot of time to play around with the tags so I pretty much followed Tim's step by steps.

Watercoloured look to the backgrounds using the Distress Markers and the spritzer .....

The colours I used were Broken China (I think) and the new Cracked Pistachio.

Used the markers again, this time with a waterbrush, to add colour to the flowers

Then once everything was dry, used the spritzer again with a Black Soot Distress Marker, to give the speckled look

I don't have the word dies that have been used on Tim's tags (yet!)  so I had to improvise.

I went for a couple of the word stamps from the Perspective stamp set .... stamped onto Kraft card and embossed with a fine white powder

I love the look of white on Kraft  ...... and you can see I wasn't too particular about brushing of the excess powder around the words as I wanted to continue the speckled effect from the tag itself

So there they are ..... last minute again but ....better late than never eh!

Thanks for popping by .... enjoy the rest of your evening.
I've got a rather nice glass of red waiting for me and the latest episode of Game of Thrones so I'll see you all next month!

Cheerio for now


1 comment:

Redanne said...

Beautiful, just beautiful Linda, I love your tags - your watercolouring is superb! Hope you have a wonderful weekend. Hugs, Anne xx