Thursday, October 9, 2014

Imperfections



Hello Friends

I made this tag for the Make It Take It Challenge over at the craft stamper. The colours also fit in with the Unity Be Inspired Challenge.  I love the colours of all of. the leaves on the trees right now so I wanted to keep with an autumn theme.  I was going for a grungy, distressed look  to match the meaning of the sentiment. So I decided to make another tag. I cut this one out of cardboard.  I used some gesso over the card then applied my distress inks. Then I peeled the edges of the cardboard to reveal the corrugated look underneath.  Next I heat embossed the flower on top with white embossing powder. Then I stamped my sentiment using the same 3 inks on the tag and cut it up and glued the words on separately. Finally I took some ribbon and coloured them with my distress inks to coordinate with the tag. This is something a little different for me as I usually go with a much cleaner look. I really do like the way it turned out though.

Thanks so much for stopping by

Mandi xox

Supplies 
Distress Inks - Rusty Hinge, Peeled Paint & Seedless Preserves
Unity Stamp Company  Stamps - Insightful Meadows & Everything Resides in Hope
Gesso
Ribbon
Rhinestones
Corrugated Card 

Challenges
Simon Says Stamp Wed 
Friends With Flair 
Simon Says Stamp Monday 

22 comments:

  1. using the cardboard made for a unique tag! Love the colors you used.

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  2. love the look of your tag - love the cardboard tag and the texture
    thanks for sharing

    Barb Housner

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  3. Adore the sentiment Mandi and it turned out .... gorrrrgeous!! xoxox

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  4. Such a pretty tag with great layers and colors.

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  5. I love all the textures and colors! Thanks for joining us at the Take It Make It Challenge.

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  6. Gorgeous tag! love the mixed media look! Beautiful sentiment!

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  7. I used this stamp for my FWF project, too!! :) Your tag is wonderful!!! You have pulled this style off with flair! :) Thanks for sharing.
    <3 J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com
    HerPeacefulGarden.blogspot.com

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  8. Your very creative tag is a knock out!

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  9. BEAUTIFUL tag, Mendi! Thanks for sharing your creative process! And thanks so much for playing Simon Says Stamp Wednesday “Watercolor” Challenge!

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  10. I like the colors and texture.

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  11. Outstanding tag! Love the fall colors.

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  12. Great tag, Mandi! The touch of white is very pretty. Thank you for sharing your work with us at the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge. ~Michelle

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  13. Oooh, what a lovely tag, love it!

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  14. Such a pretty tag! Love the gorgeous background, the white flowers and great sentiment. Thank you so much for sharing with us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog!!

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  15. A gorgeous tag Mandi, thanks you for sharing with us at the Take It Make It Challenge, Elizabeth x

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  16. Lovely tag ..... great colours, and I love all the texture. Thanks for joining in with the TIMI challenge .... good luck! Linda xx

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  17. Fab tag, lovely colours and the cardboard gives a great base. Thank you for joining us in the Craft Stamper Take it, Make it challenge this month, good luck. Nikki xx

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