Saturday, 30 July 2011

Distressing Playtime

I have been playing with my new Distress Stains and Tim Holtz stamps and made a couple of tags in the process.

For this butterfly tag I put the Distress Stains on my craft mat and swooshed my card for the tag background and the butterflies over it and dried with a heat gun in between swooshes and edged the tag with Distress Ink. The butterflies were covered with Glossy Accents.

Tag recipe
Card
Craft Creations Taffeta Smooth White
Distress Stains
Broken China
Dusty Concord
Wild Honey
Inks
Dusty Concord Distress Ink
India Ink Black
Stamp
Tim Holtz Papillion Set
Other
Glossy Accents
Fibres

On this second tag I applied Spun Sugar Distress Stain directly onto the card and then stamped and clear embossed the background script. I then dipped the tag into Spun Sugar and Broken China Distress Stains on my craft mat and let it dry naturally. I used the Distress Stains to change the colour of the lace and fibre. The flower was made using Neil Walker's "Paper Transformation" technique that I'd seen him demonstrate at the Craft Barn Extravaganza.
I'm entering this tag in the Craft Barn Tim Holtz Challenge

Tag recipe
Card
Craft Creations Taffeta Smooth White
Distress Stains
Broken China
Spun Sugar
Ink
Worn Lipstick & Spun Sugar Distress Ink
Versamark
Die
Tim Holtz Tattered Florals
Stamp
Tim Holtz Papillion Set
Other
Clear gloss embossing powder
Fibres
Lace
Rub'n'Buff
Pink brad

2 comments:

Isabelle @ the Craft Barn said...

Thank you for entering our challenge. Your tags are beautiful
isa

Neil said...

Hi there, it is so nice to see something done with the paper technique I shared and I so pleased you gave it a go at home! Your tag is lovely!