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Sid xx

Tuesday, 29 June 2010

Rolling Recipe Tag Challenge - week 24

Background - crushed olive, wold honey & rusty hinge DIs, spritzed with gold perfect pearls & water. All stamps are PaperArtsy. Roughed up edges - the paper distresser is my fave tool at the moment!

Rolling Recipe Tag Challenge - week 24

Here is my tag. I started with a 'Paris Trunk' sepia coloured ink base coat . I then stamped the eiffel tower on some silver foil with brown stazon. stuck that on as it was sticky backed, then pasted some paper torn numbers along one side... slapped on a bit more ink, this time walnut stain DI.. I then embossed the carte postal image using light gold jewel enamel..
I finished with a utee key and patriotic gems
This is a close up so you can sort of see the silver 'shiney' foil and embossing.

Oh and by the way Alison I WIN lol
x Hugz x

Recipe Tag week 21

Still playing catch-up (and enjoying the play very much): here is my week 21 tag.

Embossed fish (Artistic Stamper) and shiny metal washers covered in glittery nail polish!

The background is sponged with Impress inks, which I also used to colour the fish.

Sunday, 27 June 2010

Rolling Recipe Tag Challenge - week 23

Here's my tag. Can't get enough of those TH Lost & Found papers! Shiny faux metal, bingo numbers & round clocks & stamping with pritt stick lid.

Thursday, 24 June 2010

Week 22

Late...... but here's week 22

Wednesday, 23 June 2010

recipe tag challenge 22

round clock face, plastic globe, brads, eyelet
shiny metal, heat embossing on the clock face and the large brad on the pendulum.

Actually this would also fit 23 - is that cheating :)

Tuesday, 22 June 2010

Recipe Tag Challenge

Stamp by Prima (I think), stamped & embossed on metal. Background embossing highlighted with metallic rub-ons.

Monday, 21 June 2010

Recipe tag week 20

My first evening's play in ages!

Tag painted with acrylic paints. Clarity tree and camels (unknown source) stamped in black Versacolour and embossed with black detail powder.
I would change the composition if I had to do it again, starting with stamping the camels straight - mind you, I did take a scan of the BG vefore I stamped it so I might well do it again!

Sunday, 20 June 2010

Recipe Tag Challenge

Stamp by Katzelkraft. Shiny - shells heat embossed with glitter EP, silver brads & eyelet & pearlescent ink on background embossing.

Rolling Recipe Tag 22

Here is this weeks Rolling Recipe Tag. Instructions on my blog as usual.

Thursday, 17 June 2010

Rolling Recipe Tag Challenge - week 22

Heat embossing on the cage, round brads, & shiny stickles accents.

Tuesday, 15 June 2010

Recipe Tag Challenge

All stamps by Katzelkraft except text stamp. The horses are heat embossed & the shiny stuff is foil. Thanks to Jean Hardy of Crafty Individuals who reminded me that I had some of this hidden away at home.

Monday, 14 June 2010

Rolling Recipe Tag Challenge - week 21

For this tag, I stamped & clear embossed the main image by Stampers Anonymous, then inked around it with distress inks in tumbled glass, stormy sky & chipped sapphire. I stamped a few Tim Holtz images for the background, then added a silver grommet, bashed it a bit with a texture hammer, & tied on a bit of string in a bow.

Sunday, 13 June 2010

Rolling Recipe Tag 21

Here is my tag for this week. Image of cat, heat embossing on the leaves and words, shiny butterflies. Instructions on my blog as usual.
Sid xx

Saturday, 12 June 2010

Weeks 20 & 21

Week 21
Embossing... text
Animal.. rabbit
Something shiny .. Glossy Accents on the bunny, who is from Hero Arts
Week 20
Embossing... Distress powder around the edges of the tag,
Tree.. Zettiology
Animal, ?

Friday, 11 June 2010

challenge week 21

unicorn, glossy accents on the stream, embossing powder (clear sparkle and moss) sprinkled on and heated from beneath. you can't really see the embossing though

Sunday, 6 June 2010

Rolling Recipe Tag 20

Here is my tag for this week. Instructions will be on my blog soon.
Sid xx

Tuesday, 1 June 2010

Recipe Tag Challenge

Catching up on last week's tag - the text by Simple Expressions is embossed with pearlescent gold.
This week's tag is a stamp that arrived last week in a grab bag. The trees were coloured with markers, spritzed & stamped. The giraffe is embossed & coloured with Coloursoft pencils.

Monday, 31 May 2010

Rolling Recipe Tag Challenge - week 20

The background is either Nick Bantock or the new DIs, can't remember as I made it a while ago! I stamped the two big PaperArtsy trees last week, when I was making week 18's tag, then gave up! So, today, I added the little Crafty Individuals trees, the Craft Stamper cat, which I triple embossed, plus the phrase across the top. Then I took the little tag, which came with the keys to our new car, and the reg no. on the back! I coloured it direct with barn door DI, stamped the words, and triple embossed it, then attached it with some black ribbon.

Sunday, 30 May 2010

Rolling Recipe Tag Challenge - week 19

Distress ink background, Crafty Individuals trees, Clarity Stamps house, heat embossed, & a bit of flower soft.

Week 19

Heat embossing, trees and a house. Trees are ISC and the cat is Catslife Press.

Rolling Recipe Tag 19

Here's my entry for this week challenge. Instructions on my blog as usual.
Sid xx

Saturday, 29 May 2010

Rolling Recipe Tag Challenge - week 18

Had fun with this one! Distress ink & PP background, PaperArtsy stamps again, plus a TH grunge background up the top. Piece of torn book page - stripey text, & die cut fabric flower, with a button in the centre.

Rolling Recipe Tag Challenge - week 17

Quite a simple tag for this week, basic grey paper, PaperArtsy stamps, & acetate butterfly.

Recipe tag challenge - week 19

I was looking for a way to add texture and embossing and remembered my Antiquities inkpads and powders, which give a lovely texture effect with no shine whatsoever. unfortunately the texture does not really come out in the photo so you'll have to take my word for it!

House and background by Paper Artsy, trees by Elusive Images (I think) and sun from a silicone mould taken from an old button.

Saturday, 22 May 2010

'A Charming Exchange' revisited

Totally inspired by the book 'A Charming Exchange' by Snelling and Rae, I decided to host my own swap and i can now reveal the fruits of everyones labour.
I had 14 charming swappees including myself making a fantastic array of charms in all shapes and sizes.I then created a bracelet {or in some cases a keyring} for them all to go on and hand made boxes to present them in

I would just like to say a very big thanks to each and every one of you for making this a most enjoyable swap.. and i hope you all decide to partake in simular ones i have planned in the near future.. watch the forum for details...

xxx Hugs Minxy xxx

Friday, 21 May 2010

Recipe Tag Challenge

I was trying to go for a whimsical look but it's not quite how I imagined it.
Text by Paper Artsy.

Rolling Recipe Tag 18

This is my entry for this weeks challenge, instructions on my blog as usual !

Tuesday, 18 May 2010

Recipe tag week 18

I can't believe I'm first this week!

The tree is by Elusive images, and in the background of the Paper Artsy stamp you can see a pagoda which is a kind of house-ish... The stamped text (Paper Artsy) is sort of stripy.

The background is a mixture of Japanese origami paper and joss paper, and the whole merrily mixes Chinese and Japanese influence.