Saturday, 11 April 2015

The Purple Princess is away from her desk again today ....

I'm meeting a lovely bunch of people for a paper clay workshop today and will be away from my desk until around 5pm - I've left hubby in charge today!! I've left him with strict instructions to find out what today's challenges are so I can crack on once I get home!
Anyhoo, no regular Saturday challenge makes for me today but I SHOULD have some to catch up with tomorrow, along with some pix of today's workshop so I hope you will join me tomorrow ... but I couldn't resist this challenge make ....

My tag
Close up #1
Close up #2
As I looked at the finished tag I found myself wondering whether I had
"subconsciously" thought those circles might look like rain and/or snow?????
Materials used:
  • Manila tag
  • Distress Paints: seedless preserves and black soot
  • TCW circles stencil with Distress Paint in weathered wood sponged through
  • TCW numbers stencil with Distress Paint in black soot sponged through and then highlighted with a white signo uniball gel pen
  • Paper Artsy splatter stamped using Versacolour white ink
  • Tim Holtz man with umbrella stamped on to white card using Versafine onyx black ink and then fussy cut out before adhering to tag and outlining with a Faber Castell pitt pen "S" thickness
  • Tim Holtz sentiment stamped using Versafine onyx black ink
  • Brass metallic wax rub on applied around the outer edge of the tag, using my fingers
  • Border from the Craft Stamper free flourish image stamped around the outer edge of the tag using Ranger Archival jet black ink

I'll be entering this for the following challenges:-
  1. That's Crafty - "Grunge, Grunge, Grunge"
  2. Brown Sugar - challenge #141 "Distress"
Have a fab Saturday, I know I will and (as if the workshop isn't exciting enough!) I have one of my fave challenges deploying one of my fave techniques ... yes, Simply Less Is More's theme this week is "SPLATTERS" and it's OLC week too!


SARN said...

Fantastic looking tag there Kathy.

OMG . . . LIM's challenge is SPLATTERS? I think I will HAVE to join in this week!

Have a wonderfully crafty day today.

Hugs, Sarn xxx

Debs M said...

faulously grungy! have a great day x

cheryl Baker said...

oh love,this hun that is one of my favourite stamps,and I adore,the layout brilliant hugs Cherylxxxxxxxxxx

Kathleen said...

Fabulous colours and a great creation.

Kath x

Lilian said...

Great Tag Kathy, Hugs Lililan

Creations by Shirl said...

Pretty unique tag! Thanks for joining Brown Sugar Challenge!

Lauren Hatwell said...

I am SO sorry matey. I must have missed this completely. There I was, uploading my own tag at That's Crafty and I spied your name. It is, as ever, a FABULOUS taggy. I LOVE it! Lx