Saturday, 12 July 2014

Totally Gorjuss #244 - "include a tag"

Hi folks, I'm back in the game this week after a week off due to sickness. This week the challenge is "include a tag".

You can check out the challenge here.


Here is what I created for this weeks challenge...



This week I have used stamps from my fav company - IndigoBlu. 
The Miss Austen stamp from IndigoBlu is one of my favourites and I chose this to stand alone as the tag part of the card. 
I love using this stamp as it's so detailed, not just with the facial features but all the background detail included in the stamp.





I stamped it using black ink on to white card then inked around the edges with Frayed Burlap and Salty Ocean Distress Inks. I matted and layered with different card and on the final mat I adhered IndigoBlu "Winter Dawn" Gilding Flakes using IndigoBlu's super glue - "FlitterGlu".

I  used the large frame stamp from IndigoBlu Bloomin' Great stamp set to create the background and stamped it randomly using Frayed Burlap and Salty Ocean Distress Inks. 




I chose a couple of pieces of vintage print paper from my stash with muted pastel colours. I built up a pocket base with the card to slip the tag in to it which can be removed and replaced. 




I added some lace, which I inked to the base and front of the pocket, some metal embellishments, inked some flowers, added metal butterflies and hat pins to finish. 







Thanks for popping by, leave a crafty comment of you wish.




I would like to enter this creation in to the following challenges...

IndigoBlu - tag, you're it!
Artful Times - a tag

8 comments:

  1. Hi Lisa thanks for your entry in the IndigoBlu Challenge
    P xx

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  2. This is so pretty .... love all the detail. Thanks for joining in with the IndigoBlu challenge ..... good luck! Linda xx

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  3. Great card with tag Lisa, love the concept :-) thanks for taking part in the Indigoblu challenge this month .. Sarah xx

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  4. Love your tag!

    Thanks for joining in the IndigoBlu Tag challenge!

    Clare

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  5. A great tag, thank you for joining in our Indigoblu challenge, Laura x x

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  6. Wow your tag is so beautiful and the colours you have used are just stunning and perfect. Excellent creation, love it.

    Hugs Eliza

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  7. Wow from me! Love this tag and its pocket too. Fab colours and fab flowers.
    Thanks for joining us at Artful Times - Hugs, Neet x

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  8. Such a beautiful image and the tag in the pocket is charming.

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