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Thursday, December 4, 2014

Nutcracker Ballet

Finally my tag for Linda's Week #10 Tag is complete. (sponsored by her Funkie Junkie Boutique)  It looks nothing like Linda's tag but the inspiration is there!  I loved how she created her background and did the same with a mix of pinks and oranges.

 I wanted a soft and pretty image to go with the soft pinks and oranges and decided the little ballerina from Artistic Outpost would be just the right touch.   From there I wanted to create a Nutcracker ballet inspired tag.  I think I lost my way a bit but was pleased with the background.

 It uses the sponged on holly in pink over a painted background.  I then layered on a touch of embossing paste.  I finished with a spritz of orange spray.

I added a hint of white spray and white paint acrylic. (Ranger Distress Sprays)

The soldier took the longest time as I tried him a variety of combinations of white, pinks and oranges.

 Hope your week is going well!  I will be back later tonight with day 5 of my tags and I really love how this one turned out!

Suzz



5 comments:

  1. What a fantastic way to bring to life 'The Nutcracker'! It's perfect!

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  2. I could watch that ballet constantly. I so admire where Linda's tag took you. The color choice you made for the background and the way the paste looks is so gorgeous and then the embellishments....truly whimsical and magical.

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  3. Love your color combo! Love the tag.

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  4. Wow, Sue, I NEVER would have used those colors together, especially for Christmas, but this is just fantastic. It has such a warm glow to it. Your background is seriously sensational - love the way it came out. Your soldier is perfect and I love seeing that sweet AO ballerina! A sensational take on tag #10!

    Hugs,
    Linda

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  5. Just love this!!!
    Greetings from HOLLAND.

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