Saturday, June 8, 2013

TIO #142–White, Metal, Transport

This tag challenge over at Dragons Dream Tag It On got me quite excited.

I was keen to try a technique that was quite popular some time ago but I had never got round to doing.

I glued down part of a foil bag from a coffee refill pack onto an existing tag and painted it with gesso.  It took no time at all to dry which was pretty cool as I had what I wanted to achieve in my head and patience is not something I have in abundance, lol

I ran the tag through the cuttlebug and while it was still on the folder I took to it with a sanding tool (in all honesty, it was a pedicure tool).  I thought it best to leave it in place so I didn’t flatten the raised areas.

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I then stamped my image and words on white card, cut them out and popped them up on foam squares.  I added extra layers in places to the image for some extra dimension although you cant really see that in the photo.  I used the Pewter Distress Stain on some seam binding to finish it off.  I’m going with a less is more approach with this one.

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Cheers, Esther  xoxo

5 comments:

  1. It looks like the car is riding off the tag...great Esther!

    kind regards, Alie :-)

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  2. WOW... Fantastic background... the texture is fabulous, Great take on the recipe.. Thank you for dreaming with us at Dragons Dream... May x x x

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  3. How cool, a great images and fabulous background. Thanks for dreaming with us at Dragons Dream Tag It On.

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