Friday, 1 August 2014

Mixed Media Tag

Hello, it's been a while but the new arrival has been keeping me rather busy!
Today I have a Guest Designer spot over at TokBobok for their mixed media challenge.
I have used their lovely image 'Lilium', which I chose before giving birth and not knowing I was to have a girl, whom I named Lily! (It's my favourite flower)

I decided to make a tag rather than a card for this theme.  I embossed some acetate, which was great fun as I haven't done it before. I think it creates a great effect and I'll definitely be doing it again.  The background was supposed to be old book text, but it didn't print in the right resolution to show properly. I think it still looks good with the inking over the top though.

I have used the following materials to create this tag:

  • Card and twine from my stash
  • Eyelets and acetate from DoCrafts
  • Whispers ink
  • Embossalicious embossing folder 'Floral Frenzy'
  • Promarkers - Tulip Yellow, Lime Green, Bright Green, Forest Green, Peach, Mango and Bright Orange

I would like to enter this tag into the following challenges:





11 comments:

  1. Lovely tag thanks for joining us at crafting from the heart and good luck x

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  2. So sweet such a pretty design and great flower Thanks for playing at Crafting by Designs anything goes good luck love and happy crafting hugs Carole x DT

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  3. Beautiful tag. Very imaginative with the acetate background. Love the effect. Thank you for sharing with us at 613 Avenue Create this week.
    Cheers,
    Aurora

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  4. Great tag, well done! :-) Thanks for joining us at Divas by Design this week, hugs, Mirella

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  5. Wow a beautiful creation! Thank you for joining us this week at Creative Fingers Challenge

    Tiina

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  6. brilliant tag i have never embossed acetate either but gives a great effect -love the image and congratulations on your little baby girl-thanks for joining us at Crafty Girls
    Carol DT x

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  7. I love your tag and this technique! Thanks for sharing at Scrapping4FunChallenges!

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  8. Beautiful tag!Thanks for joining us at CYP. I hope that you join in with our new challenge this week. hugsxx

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  9. I love it! Acetate embossed for background is very original and wonderful!
    Thanks for playing at Crafts Galore Encore Challenge "Anything Goes" and good luck!
    Ileanaxx

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  10. Lovely tag, love the embossed acetate for the background and the colors.
    Thank you for your entry at Scrapping4funChallenges.
    Rachelle DT
    http://scrapping4funchallenges.blogspot.com

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  11. Hi Nicola,
    what beautiful Tags you made. Thank you so much for joining us at Scrapping4Fun Challenge.
    Sandra DT
    http://scrapping4funchallenges.blogspot.ch/2014/07/challenge-22-anything-goes.html?m=1

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I am always trying to learn new techniques and improve my cardmaking and colouring skills, so your feedback and comments are greatly appreciated.
Many thanks, Nicola x

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