Friday, 31 July 2015

More Christmas tags

 I have 6 more tags to show you - These are on the slightly smaller white tags - They also have a much smoother surface.

 Distress inks applied directly to the mat and spritzed with water - then swiped the tags into the puddles of colour- done a few times. Spritzed with water , then used part of stencil .
Embellished with liquid pearls in gold.

 I then used the distress glaze to seal the tag.

First I stamped in versamark and embossed with clear embossing powder then distress ink applied to tag and spritzed with water. 

Sealed with distress glaze.

Soojay xx

Tree Tags

 Just painted with picked fence distress paint - spritzed with water and dried. Then inked over and spritzed again.
 The wooden tree is left over from last year from Hobbycraft.

 Impression Obsession tree die  and a wooden star.

 The die cut from the last tag and another wooden star.
Stamped with versamark and clear embossing powder ( should have used white) and then inked. Spritzed with water and then pewter distress spray.

So that's six more done. dont worry , I won't share all 300 !! 

Soojay xx

Thursday, 30 July 2015

Tags Tags everywhere!

 If you read my post earlier in the week, you will know that I accidentally managed to order around 300 tags from EBay . It's OK I did want about 200 anyway but I managed to order an extra set somehow and in Kraft when I wanted white. 

 These three where dipped in distress paint and then stencil ed with distress ink. To finish, I sprayed with shimmer spray.

 These two were painted with Picket fence distress paint and then one was stencilled and the other was reverse stencilled ( the ink on the stencil sprayed with water and then pressed onto the tag). Then i embossed the edges with shabby pink stampendous embossing powder.

I added liquid pearls in gold and some gems to finish.

Soojay xx

Butterfly Cards

 I was playing with distress paint and ink last week, making backgrounds. The Butterfly is a stampin up monarch- stamped in paint and then water coloured. Finally got to make it up into a card.

 Here is the second Butterfly.

 The gorgeous background paper is from a Kaiserkraft 6 " pad called Blue Bay . I looked but it doesn't seem that you can buy it in 12" x 12" :( . It is a white glossy paper and I have used distress inks on it . I dabbed the ink ( tumbled glass and faded jeans) onto my Kraft mat and then sprayed water onto them before using a large brush to paint it on....yummy.

 I NEED more of this paper ! ha Ha.

A little lace added and some bling- done.

Soojay xx

Wednesday, 29 July 2015

Four down - 296 to go...........

Those who saw my last post will understand!! I will be making all my own tags this Christmas ;)

Kraft tags - swiped with picket fence distress paint and then distress ink though a TH stencil. Gold liquid pearls.
 The next two have been painted with cracked pistachio and partially stencilled ( with the same stencil ) then i splattered Platinum distress spray over them.

I'd better get to the rest!!

Soojay xx


 Well theres not as much as I would like going on ! I am now on holiday till September yayyy- before you get too jealous - I don't get paid for the holidays. 
Anyway Hubby came back from Cornwall and still had a few days off, so we have had a few days out. I picked up a little shopping ;).

 These arrived this week :) - I had pre ordered them and didn't think they would be here till August - can't wait to try them out :).

 I was playing with inks last week and these are still on my desk waiting to be turned into cards.

We have a craft shop 5 miles away- fortunately I don't get chance to visit often - just as well really !! these are not cheap.
Ohh and if you look to the right of my photo , you will see my boo boo! I ordered 100 WHITE tags from an ebay shop - They were called kraft tags but there was a drop down menu for the colour you wanted and i definitely asked for white. They didn't cost much BUT I did some how manage to get two lots- I also ordered another size in white, so now have 300 tags!! Will be using these at Christmas!!

Have a lovely day and if you would like to join in with our desk hop - HERE is the place to start with all the details.

Soojay xx

Saturday, 25 July 2015

Ink and Coffee

 Still playing with distress inks and stencils and sprays :) 
I made the background this way . I LOVE greens and browns together .

 The dies are from - I don't know!! I forgot who makes them and when I searched for them , couldn't find them any where - The cups I know are memory box but the take out mug ..mmm not sure sorry.

 The sentiment stamp, and coffee beans and one of the swirls are  justRight stamps found here

 I cut up some white card to make the mini marshmallows on the hot chocolate.
Both the mug and the "to go" are coloured with distress inks - i love how the water spritz has made the mug look like it has clouds on it. I used copic pens on the cappuccino cup to shade.
 I added some bo bunny bling to the sides.

A wooden star to the band and all done.

Soojay xx