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Sunday, November 8, 2015

Thanks Tag

Hi Everyone!

I hope you are having a good day. I can't believe it is already November. It doesn't even feel like November here. It has been feeling a lot like Spring along with the rain too! I want to show you a Fall tag I made using some fun techniques. For the background I stamped a basket weave background stamp using tan acrylic paint. After it dried I applied Walnut Distress stain over it. Next I spritzed some water over it to lighten the center to give it a more distressed look. I also did a little stamping on the edges of the tag.



I wanted to use gold foil around the edges of my tag, but among ALL the colors of foil I had I did not have gold! LOL! So I used a glue stick on the edges and applied some gold leaf instead.




The pumpkins were stamped on watercolor paper and colored with Distress markers and a water brush. I fussy cut them to add to the tag. I swiped colors of  Distress inks on my craft pad, spritzed with water and swiped my card stock through the inks and let it dry. I then punched out the leaves to add to the tag. I used a thick cream color embossing powder on the fancy label and stamped Thanks on it.




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Challenges entered:

Love to Create Challenge #23:  Anything Mixed Media/Creative
Simon Says Wednesday Challenge:  Thanks/Thanksgiving
Tim Holtz :  12 Tags of 2015 -- November

4 comments:

  1. Love all the autumnal colors, April. Great background too. Such a pretty tag.

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  2. Your tag looks amazing. Love the colors you've used.

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  3. What a fun and colorful tag, April! I love everything you brought together here! Thanks for sharing this with us at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge!

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  4. Fabulous autumn tag, April! Such pretty colors and textures! hope you are enjoying a wonderful week! hugs, de

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