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Soft Flower

Hello Friends

I got some new stamps a few weeks ago and have not yet inked them up. So I decided to break them out today. I absolutely love this flower stamp. It is called Donna Poppy Bkgrnd. It actually has 3 big flowers on it but I masked two of them off as I just wanted this single flower on my tag.

I used the embossing resist technique on this tag. I stamped the image and sentiment with VersaMark Ink. Then heat embossed it with white embossing powder. Next with a small brush I applied distress inks mixed with water to colour it. I love how the water reacts with the ink you always get a surprise background as it never dries the same way twice.

While the tag was drying I coloured some crinkle ribbon pink using the same Spun Sugar Distress Ink I used on the flower. Finally I added some pink rhinestones and tied the ribbon to finish .

I love the way this tag came out the colours are so soft. I think it is one of my favourites.

 Thanks so much for visiting

Mandi xox

Stamps - Unity Stamp Company, Donna Poppy Bkgrd, Create & Imagine It
Inks - VersaMark, Distress Ink - Broken China, Spun Sugar & Bundled Sage
Other - Wow White Embossing Powder, Crinkle Ribbon & Rhinestones. 

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  1. This is lovely! Distress inks are so fun!

  2. Stunning!! Just beautiful!

  3. Wow that;s just so beautiful!

  4. Wow, both the sentiment and flower are perfect. Lovely ink work. :)

  5. Fabulous technique on your tag!

  6. Very soft and pretty colors and great technique.

  7. The pale pink is so striking against the blue!

  8. Your colors are awesome on this, Mandi! Love this!

  9. This is lovely! I love dying the ribbon to match. What a great touch.

  10. Beautiful tag! Thanks for joining us at the Take It Make It Challege.

  11. Gorgeous tag, that's a lovely stamp. Thanks for sharing with us at the Take It Make It Challenge. Elizabeth x

  12. The image is so beautifully colored and the 3 pink gems on alternate corners add a special touch to this sweet tag. Thank you for posting this wonderful art at Word Art Wednesday.
    Blessings, Carole Robb Bisson

  13. Very, pretty tag and love the simplicity. Thanks for playing with us at TIOT.
    Hugz, Z

  14. Another great tag. I love your style.
    Thank you for joining us at Try it on Tuesday.
    Mar x

  15. This is so stylish and stunning! Thank you for playing with us at Craft Stamper challenge!

  16. Gorgeous tag, and such a pretty stamp. Thanks for joining in with the Craft Stamper TIMIM Challenge ... good luck! Linda xx

  17. Beautiful Mandi..adore that sentiment!
    So happy you joined us over at the Craft Stamper TIMI challenge :-)

  18. Love the stamps and colour combo you have used Mandi! Thank you for playing along with the Craft Stamper challenge this month! xxx

  19. Stunning tag love the color combination. Thank you for joining us for this months challenge. Sylvie, Craft for the Craic DT

  20. Hi Mandi! This is so gorgeous! I love vibrant colours and this just tickles my crafty taste buds :)
    Thank you for your sweet comment too! Much appreciated!
    Ingrid xx

  21. Lovely subtle colours, blended well and set off with the ribbon and gems. Lovely.

    Thanks for taking part in the 'Favourite Colours' challenge with us.

  22. this one is nice too. yes, the colors are soft and cute :)


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