Friday, July 11, 2014

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. 

Challenges
Craft Stamper - Take It, Make It 
Friends With Flair 
Try It On Tuesday
Word Art Wednesday
Craft For The Craic 

25 comments:

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

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  2. Stunning!! Just beautiful!
    xxx
    Riette

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  3. Wow that;s just so beautiful!

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

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  5. Very soft and pretty colors and great technique.

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

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

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

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

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

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  11. 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  19. 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

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  20. 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.

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

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