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Sunday, April 24, 2016

Joy Faith Hope

Hi and welcome to my blog! I hope you are having a wonderful day. I want to show you a tag I made following a few of Tim Holtz's techniques. You can see them by clicking here. For the tree I used an embossing folder, brayered flesh colored acrylic ink over the raised areas, and applied Tim Holtz Walnut stain over the top. I wiped off the excess stain and the paint acted as a resist. I tore around the knot in the tree and added it to the tag.




I used one of the butterfly dies from Tim Holtz's Butterfly Duo dies. I did not have the grout so I used some white matte embossing paste on the butterfly. I then glued on the paper mosaic pieces and used Diamond Glaze over them so that they would look like tiles. I then sponged Gathered Twigs Distress ink in the "grout" spaces. Here is a close up of the butterfly.




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Challenges entered:

Simon Says Monday Challenge:  Butterfly Beauty
Tim Holtz:  Tags of 2016 - April




3 comments:

  1. What a lovely mosaic technique, Miss April! Beautiful colors, and a wonderful tag! hugs, de

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  2. Wow, so many techniques on this card. The butterfly really does look like glass tiles to me. Very cool!

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  3. So pretty April! Love your mosaic butterfly.

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