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Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Summer Tag

Hi Everyone! I hope you are having a good day. It is warming up here again so it is really feeling like summer. I want to share a summer tag I made. All of these elements on my tag remind me of summer  -- flowers, birds, butterflies, dragonflies, etc. I had fun incorporating all of these into my tag. I received my inspiration from Tim Holtz's 12 Tags of 2014 August tag challenge. I used Distress stains, the honeycomb and splatters stencils and the birds image from the Life's Possibilities stamp set. You can see Tim's demo here.





Around the two edges I used Surf glitter courtesy of Sparkle N Sprinkle.




Here is a closer view. I used a fun product called Inka Gold on the label and dragonfly. I rubbed the copper color onto each piece, let dry and then buffed with a paper towel. The letters are raised on the metal label, so I sanded them so that they would show up better.




Thanks so much for stopping by today. I hope your day is filled with good things!


Challenges entered:

7 Kid's College Fund:  Anything Goes/Get Wordy
Simon Says Wednesday Challenge: Anything Goes





12 comments:

  1. Oh wow April - your tag is just gorgeous - the colours are so deep and that added bit of sparkle is the perfect finishing touch.
    Thanks for joining in at Simon Says Stamp ANYTHING GOES challenge.

    Hugs,
    Caryn xxx

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  2. Gorgeous tag April! Love the rich colors and the little label is awesome!

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  3. Wow, this looks amazing! Love all the bright colors.

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  4. Love the bright colors! Thanks for joining us at www.7kidscollegefund.com!

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  5. The colors on that tag are gorgeous. And there is just the right amount of sparkle.

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  6. Wow! Your tag is fabulous. Love the zing of the summery colours and the fabulous design!

    Love Inka Gold...it is amazing stuff!

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  7. Your tag looks awesome. I really like it!

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  8. I love the beautiful bright colors on your tag.

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  9. Great job with this mixed media tag! I just love the colors! Thanks for joining us at www.7kidscollegefund.com!

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  10. Fabulous tag! You have so many wonderful techiniques pressed into place to create this beauty.

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  11. OMGosh, April, what a totally beautiful mixed media tag! I love every thing you did with the BG and the sentiment and ties are perfect too!

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  12. Wow April, this is a WOW tag! I love the beautiful bright colours. Hope you made two. Would be great to share with a friend.

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