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Saturday, 9 January 2016

Tag time!

Hi lovelies, hope you're all well & enjoying the weekend.
Another later than usual posting for me today, been one of those days when you never stop but don't seem to get much done....oh well, there's always tomorrow.
I have a tag to share today....I started with a blank tag then coloured columns of colour with my caran d'ache wax pastels then used a water brush to soften the edges. While it was still damp I rolled a kitchen roll over it to give a mottled, blotchy look. I stamped in black over it using a script stamp then used a clear embossing powder & heat embossed it. I added a die cut butterfly, words from Tim Holtz & lastly I added the huge bow......seam binding that I dyed black.
If anyone fancies swapping tags (cos I have way too many) just let me know....this one will be up for swap. Rightio, off for a quick cuppa then I better tidy my desk.
Thanks for calling......see you tomorrow.
xx
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21 comments:

  1. Fab colours Jo! love it hope you and the family are ok..huggles Sue xx

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  2. Gorgeous Jo and as they say better late than never lol
    Jacki x

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  3. Ooh it's gorgeous! Love the vibrant colours and the fab butterfly! xxx

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  4. Fabulous tag Jo and such great colours...

    Anne

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  5. Happy New Year to you sorry i'm a bit late been very busy with family, fabulous tag love the big bow, have a great weekend what's left of it
    hugs Shaz x

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  6. Hi Jo, your tag is fantastic. What great vibrant colours. Love it. Barbxx

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  7. So creative!! Love the bright colours with black!

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  8. A gorgeous colourful tag Jo.

    Hugs
    Cathy
    xxxx

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  9. Oh so colourful Jo, love that gorgeous bow, fab tag, Kate x

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  10. A gorgeous tag Jo, beautiful colours - very elegant.
    Pauline
    x

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  11. Gorgeous tag Jo lovely design and detail hun.
    Hugs Julie xxx.

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  12. Love the bright colours Jo, they pop against the black details. It's perfect for our Anything Goes challenge at AYLI this time.
    Lorraine DT

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  13. Very pretty. Thanks for joining us at PDE Linky Party.
    I hope you’ll come link up again soon!
    Janis, Owner & DT Member
    Pause Dream Enjoy
    PDE Linky Party, Owner & DT Member

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  14. Wow, this is gorgeous, love that bright background. Creative Blessings, Tracy x

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  15. A beautiful tag Jo, great bright colour combo, it works so beautifully with the black.

    Hugs Erika. x

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  16. So pretty , the butterfly is beautiful!! Thanks for linking up at PDE Linky Party,
    Kathy PDE DT

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  17. Great tag in wonderful colours! Thanks for sharing it with us at TioT challenge.

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  18. Fabulous tag, love it! Thanks so much for joining us at We Love 2 Create for our 'Anything Mixed Media/Creative Goes' challenge
    Claire xx

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  19. Your tag is beautiful! Loved the instructions you've included. Thanks so much for joining us at PDE Linky Party! Hugs, DT Karla

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  20. Wonderful project, thanks so much for linking your lovely work to TIOT, hugs, Valerie

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