Hi, can you believe the weather, one minute it's winter and the next it's high summer. The garden is really confused! The veggies don't seem to want to grow and every time the flowers recover a bit, along comes another torrential downpour to strip them all off again!
Just one thing to do then....stay inside and craft!
This week's make using "Sam Poole's Art Sayings stamp plate" is a tag.
The tag was cut from mount board and then painted in Eco green paints. I stamped and distressed this with distress ink and stamps from the Just Rite greetings from Paris and Bon Voyage sets.
The tickets were stamped onto die cuts using Spellbinders Small Labels. Tickets and the large tag were spritzed with gold cosmic shimmer and edged in gold.
I dyed some chalk white seam binding with tumbled glass distress ink (I didn't have a stain or reinker, so I did this directly from the ink pad). I attached this to my tag and then ripped up some cream and blue mulberry papers, these I stitched together and then added a stamped image of the Eiffel tower. I coated the Eiffel tower in glossy accents.
The flowers were made from brown parcel wrapping paper using the Spellbinders Rose Creations die. Each layer of the flower has a hole in the centre when you punch them out, so I fix them together with a brad. To get a more realistic flower centre I coat the brad with glossy accents and them smother it in micro beads. The leaves were cut from coloured card using a Spellbinders foliage die. Before sticking these onto the tag I spritzed them with silver and gold cosmic shimmers.
Et Voila! a Paris themed tag.
I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
"Cup cake craft - something in the eyelet"
"Make it Monday - Anything goes"
"Simon Says Stamp and Show-Show a bit of brown"
"Gingerloft - Vintage"
"Great Impressions - Die Cuts or Punches"
"One Stitch at A Time - Stitch it"
"Quirky crafts - Hand made flowers and ribbons"
"Lets ink it up - use your fave embellishments", need you ask, hand made flowers, ribbons, tags and glossy accents!