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Saturday, December 3, 2011

Let Heaven and Nature Sing - Tim's Tags Day #3

I never get tired of using the Heaven and Nature Sings sentiment from Memory Box.  I used it today to finish off my Tim's tag #3:

Love the technique Tim shared today with the re-inkers and foam pad. Unfortunately for me no foam pad.  :) So I spent some time playing around with other techniques to see how I could best get the effect he had created with the embossing and multiple colors. After about 4 failed attempts. I ended up embossing white cardstock and dragging the different colored inkpads across the surface unevenly.  (Gathered Twigs, Evergreen Bough, and Aged Mahogany) 

I love the effect! Very fun and striking.  I sponged the edges of the tag with the darker brown and came back in to the center with the softer brown.  I cut my bird from burlap!  Totally fun and love how it turned out. (I backed it on white cardstock to help keep the fraying to a minimum.

The rest is just touches of burlap, flowers, twine. I have another fun post coming up for the Stampendous monthly challenge so I had to hurry this morning to get this posted.

Have a wonderful Saturday! Now to clean up my desk from my whirlwind tag this morning!

Suzz

15 comments:

  1. I absolutely adore your take on Tim's tags - love yours more than the big man's!!! I actually have a file folder on my computer from last December, entitled "Suzz's Tags".... I am so happy to be adding some more gorgeous inspiration to that file again this year! Thanks so much for the sharing... you have no idea how much I love to see these. :)

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  2. wonderful improvising! I am going to have to try it your way as I don't have any matching stamps and folders. Great job!

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  3. Well I think your technique worked beautifully ... I adore the bird and all the textures ... beautiful tag

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  4. Wow! that's fantastic. I've been using something similar to try and achieve the look, but it hasn't come out as well as yours.

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  5. Love the way you turned it into a Christmas themed tag.

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  6. Love your improvising and I was just wondering what one of Tim's dies would look like cut from burlap - it's awesome!

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  7. Another gorgeous Tag. I love the burlap bird.. Sooo cute.. Keep them coming!!!

    Hugs, Linda

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  8. Just awesome. I love your takes on the tags and I've got a folder like Jean where I'm keeping these too... such inspiration

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  9. Great rendition of Tim's tag. Another bird. Fantastic!

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  10. Your background is fabulous Sue and I love all the extra texture you've added with the burlap. So cute little birdie!

    Hugs
    Lesley Xx

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  11. This tag is so gorgeous! Love the background, the burlap bird, the flower bird's nest. TFS!

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