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Hi all
I'm a complete craft addict! I have a small business called Surrey Crafts teaching craft workshops from my studio in Esher, Surrey and at venues around the country. I teach mixed media, decorative painting, card making and papercrafts, jewellery making and creative embroidery classes. If you'd like to find out more just leave a comment, or take a look at my Surrey.Crafts page on FB.
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Suz

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Wednesday, 29 October 2014

Mens Winter Tag

So here is a colourful mens tag which I still managed to squeeze a little glitter and jingle onto!



I stamped the image onto a plain tag putting both Spring Green and Cobalt Blue on the stamp to give a colour graduation - a nice idea from the Craft Stamper Challenge - then embossed using Crystal Sparkle embossing powder for a snowy sparkle. I stamped and embossed twice more onto white paper and coloured all the leaves in with watercolour paints and cut them out. 





I used spray inks on the background between the embossed images the applied some Cobalt Blue pigment ink with my fingers to give more depth then heat set.  Once I was happy with the background colour I added the gold fence along the bottom, and placed the ribbons on top then started to layer up the decoupaged Ivy. 
I stamped and embossed a lovely sentiment using the Valentine red pigment ink pad on a die cut cream circle, then layered over the top of this with a gold die cut normally used as a watch frame. Finally I added more ribbon and bells to the hole in the top. 
Products used from Oak House Studio:  
Have fun. Suz xxx




5 comments:

  1. That's a great winter tag, thanks for sharing with us at the Take It Make It Challenge. Elizabeth x

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  2. Beautiful tag, I love the colours. Thanks for joining in with the TIMI challenge .... good luck! Linda xx

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  3. Beautiful sparkly tag Suz! Thank you so much for joining us for Craft Stampers Take it Make it Challenge and good luck! xoxoxox

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  4. Lovely tag! Thanks for joining us at the Take It Make It Challenge.

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  5. Great tag! Thank you for joining us this month at craft stamper make it take it

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