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Saturday, August 11, 2012

Enjoy Simple Beauty

Happy Saturday!  It's raining rubber at my house!  I have a few new releases just hit my desk that I am creating with. Of course that means not sharing anything too much on my blog. :)

I took a break from my other projects to create a tag for the Fashionable Stamping Challenge of Anything Goes
I used a combination of Artistic Outpost Sets to create my tag.  (Keeper, Whimsical Melange, Old Grist Mill) The background was supposed to emulate the flannel shirt. I had embossed using a Sizzix embossing folder and smeared a combination of blues, reds and brown distress inks over the surface.  My favorite was creating the string of fish. I stamped, colored with the coordinating distress inks and cut them out to attach to the twine.

Of course I had to add the ruler as every fish needs to be measured!

We are celebrating my youngest birthday with a family party. A little delayed due to our vacation.  Things are wrapping up for the summer. My older kids are back in school next week.  Maybe it will quiet down a bit after that.

Have a lovely weekend!

Suzz

11 comments:

  1. LOVE this, Sue! The fish and the ruler are genius!

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  2. Brilliant tag, Suzanne! Love the colors, shading and every detail is amazing! How talented you are (as Yoda would say)!! HUGS!

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  3. Raining rubber! Now that sounds like my kinda weather! LOL
    Fabulous tag Suzz. Your coloring is gorgeous!
    hugs Lynn

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  4. That's a fabulous tag with great details. Love the texture. Thanks for joining us at FSC.

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  5. Such a gorgeous tag Suzz! Beautiful colouring and lovely texture :). Thanks for sharing at FSC!

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  6. super cute tag Suzz. Love those fish. Can't wait to see what you come up with~ what fun to have brand new stamp sets to play with!

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  7. Love this Suzz, especially the string of fish! We are celebrating family birthdays from June and Father's Day tomorrow as it was the first chance to get everyone together. Have a Great Sunday! Thanks for sharing with us at FSC! Yvonne

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  8. Hi
    Wonderful details on your tag, especially the fish.
    Thank you for sharing with us at FSC.
    Wishes
    Lynne

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  9. What a fun tag. I just love the image. Very cute my friend..

    Hugs~

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  10. Beautiful tag! Wonderful coloring, love the clipped on stringer of fish!

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  11. This is wonderful Sue and full of inspiration. I love that embossing folder which I don't think I've ever seen before and the clipped on string of fish is a brilliant idea.

    Hugs
    Lesley Xx

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