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Sunday, April 28, 2013

It's still April ... I'm not too late

Here it is the end of April and I'm finally attempting Tim's April 2013 tag.  I love the dragonfly blueprint stamp.  I just couldn't let the opportunity go by without giving it a shot.

I also love the Distress Paints.  I used Broken China and Wild Honey.  I didn't have the Distress Metallic Paints, so I opted for the Copper from Ranger's Adirondack Metallic Paint Dabbers.  It actually worked pretty well with water and the Distress Paints. After the paint was dried, I covered parts of the tag with a layer of Distressed Ink in Vintage Photo, Broken China, and  Rusty Hinge and flicked some water on it.  I really like the interaction of all the Distress products! 

Shrink plastic was used for the dragonfly wings.  I like the effect.  I have no idea how many layers of paint and alcohol ink are on the metal "8" at the bottom.  I think I spent more time on it than anything else on this tag.

It was a great deal of fun playing with new techniques and products on this tag.  Thanks Tim for continuing to challenge us to new levels of creativity.

I am truly enjoying the journey.

-- Mary Elizabeth


2 comments:

Desiree de Monye said...

Your tag is wonderful! Love the colors that you used for the background.

Thanks for visiting my blog!

Marjie Kemper said...

Beautiful! Love the background color blending. Thanks for your nice comments on my blog!