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Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Family

All this week the Stampendous Design Team is hopping with May Arts.  I decided to create an upside down tag. 

I started playing around with paint and the Creative Palette.  I brayered pink paint over the surface and used a touch of sequence waste to apply patches of white paint. I then placed the cardstock onto the palette and picked up the painted surface. 

After the surface dried I stamped randomly over the background a combination of the music definition and the music from the new Mixed Media Musical Motif set. 

I then cut down my shape to a tag, distressed the edges.  I stamped the Minuet Bird using black ink onto the background and heat embossed him with black embossing powder.

I colored the bird with a mix of golds and greens using STAEDTLER Karat Aquarell watercolor pencils.

I stamped the Cherish Family quote onto tissue paper using black ink and decoupaged it to the surface. I wanted to make sure it popped on the surface and paint sometimes absorbs the ink so the tissue paper allows me to get the depth of color.

Hop over to the Stampendous blog and check out the posts this week as there is so many lovely projects using the beautiful May Arts ribbon and the Stampendous stamps!

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Thanks for stopping by!

Suzz

38 comments:

  1. beautiful tag and so cool upside down - love how you finished the top!

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  2. I love the results! Beautiful colors and patterns. I love the look of stamping on tissue paper. I think I'll give it a try. Thanks for the inspiration!

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  3. Beautiful! The bird is so pretty! Love the way you colored him!! This tag is sure to delight the recipient!! TFS!

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  4. cool idea for the upside down tag.
    stamping sue
    http://stampingsueinconnecticut.blogspot.com/

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  5. You know I love this, Sue, with that sweet bird and the doilies. Never even considered the idea of turning the tag upside down - great idea! And I love that sentiment!

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  6. Oh I love your tag and your sentiment!! Your tag is so breathtakingly beautiful!!!

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  7. So wonderful! Thanks for the inspiration.

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  8. What a beautiful tag! That's neat that you flipped it around!

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  9. love it the stamp and the colors

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  10. beautiful colors and sentiment!

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  11. What a fun tag! I do love the bright colors, and the fabulous sentiment!

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  12. Beautiful tag and such pretty colors!

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  13. The tag is beautiful. Love the colors and the little bird. Great project.

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  14. Lovely tag. Great idea to turn it on it's head for something different. Thanks for sharing.

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  15. Awesome tag. Love that you turned it upside down to shake things up a bit!

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  16. Wow this upside down tag design is simply gorgeous, love that bird and those colors are so pretty!!!

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  17. Wonderful tag! Your collages are always so inspiring! They always turn out amazing, I love the colors, and that quote is wonderful (on my wishlist). Thanks for sharing.

    Katie B.

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  18. how beautiful is that. just amazing! thank you for sharing.

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  19. Absolutely stunning creation! Love the little roses at the top & the use of the doily!

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  20. A gorgeous vibrancy to your tag, a very, very pretty tag.
    Wishes
    Lynne

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  21. Amazing! Great Job! Thank You for Sharing!

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  22. I LOVE your tag....so many wonderful things to look at and enjoy! Thanks for the tip abt stamping on the tissue paper first.
    <3 J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com

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  23. Very pretty tag.
    I like the colors
    and the techniques.
    Carla from Utah

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  24. What a wonderful Shabby chic tag! Love it! And terrific techniques you used too!!

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  25. BEAUTIFUL tag Suzanne!!!

    Your upside down tag works perfectly with your pretty design and is a fun change on tradition. LOVE the colour combo, the ribbons and the sentiment too - thank you for sharing your tissue paper tip :)

    THANK YOU for sharing your crafty inspiration today!!!

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  28. Love the tag.

    craftymom205 at yahoo dot com

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  29. Incredible! Lovely colors and collage looking with a great use of doily and ribbons! Awesome job Suzz!

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  30. Absolutely gorgeous Sue - love the hot pink!

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  31. Really cute tag---very cleverly done.

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  32. What a beautiful tag. Love all the techniques you used. Small canvas but big art

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  33. Very pretty! The pink really pops!

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  34. You've created some wonderful textures & I had never thought of using a tag upside down before - great idea

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  35. Gorgeous tag! Love all the texture and embellishments you used!

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