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Friday, 23 August 2013

Script tag

Hi - would you believe I'm actually showing something that's not a DT piece - I was looking for an old post and realised since April I have only shown 3 makes that weren't for DTs!  I had to rectify that and have some time to 'play' just for me, but couldn't think what to do - so, decided on a tag, love the fact that there's so much that can be added to such a small space.
Stamped the TH Papillion script with Walnut Stain DI, then distressed with Wild Honey, Spiced Marmalade and Peeled Paint DIs, coloured the Tattered Doily with the Wild Honey & Sp.Marmalade.  My 'home made chit chat' stickers were cut from  aTim Holtz Stuff to Say. stamp.   Flowers were cut from the Tattered Floral strip die. Dyed ribbon and muslin. Matted onto brown cardstock - which hid the messy back!  Quite quick and easy - and it did the trick - got Mr Mojo back on track.

I'm entering this at:
  Aud Sentiments - Anything but a card with a sentiment
  Crafty Ribbons - Anything Goes with Ribbons
  Crafting for all Seasons - Tags
  Penny's Paper-Crafty - Dies & Punches

I'm 'home alone' this weekend as DH is going to future SIL's stag weekend - just to be the responsible adult - so he said! so think I might just manage some crafting time.  Have a great Bank Holiday weekend whatever you're doing.

Avril xx


Amanda said...

Lovely tag Avril.
Amanda x

Valerie-Jael said...

This is gorgeous, love the colours, too! Valerie

Terry said...

Isn't it nice to create something just because? I love the colors and that script is so true! Such pretty flowers. Enjoy the weekend! Hugs!

Jennifer said...

Wow Avril, your tag is fabulous...a real work of art with so many great details! Love it.

Thank you for joining us at Penny's Paper Crafty, and good luck in the draw.

Jennifer. x

Astrid Maclean said...

Wonderful tag Avril and so glad you took some time to just play! Design Teams are great but they can take over can't they just and doing creative things for ourselves is so important. This is just beautiful!

Brenda Brown said...

Brilliant Avril, I love the colour, texture and design. Have a fun weekend having some 'you' time and show us more lovely tags.
hugs {brenda} x0x

Christine L said...

Love this tag Avril... fabbie design and that sentiment is something to live by! Gorgeous flowers and bow finish it off so well.

Hope you're enjoying your play weekend... I'm on my way upstairs to craft shortly...

Christine x

Lisa Jane said...

ooh i just love the colours in this Avril.. really sunny.
Hope you have a lovely weekend , crafting in peace lol
Lisa x

Sandy said...

So beautiful - love the flowers and the die background.

Maarit at Violets Corner said...

Fabulous tag Avril, love it!!!

Warm hugs

Anonymous said...

It is true that DT commitments can consume all creative time - not that I am complaining - just to say that I can well understand.
This is beautiful, the colour and the flowers.

Alie Hoogenboezem-de Vries said...

A nice tag in great colours Avril

Mrs A. said...

Love this tag and the colours look super together. Hugs Mrs a.

Debbie said...

A gorgeous tag Avril. Love the colour. xx

Buttons said...

Great to see you getting the chance to make something just for you Avril. Love this tag - keeps summer going just that bit longer. Hugs, Jenny x

cotnob said...

This is a fabulous tag, gorgeous colour.
Thank you for joining us at Crafting for all Seasons.

Pia S said...

I find so much inspiration from your tags. Unlike you, I find it hard to decorate such a small space. This one's beautiful, love the vintage feel and combination of yellow and brown tones.

butterfly said...

This is gorgeous, Avril - warm, honey tones, and such lovely flowers and texty background. So glad you found some time to play - hope you've had some more fun while the stagging's been going on! DTs are a wonderful thing - but time to oneself becomes difficult!
Alison x

Silvia(Barnie) said...

I love this tag, wonderful colors and details.

Mel @ Princess Melus Crafts said...

Great tag. Beautiful colours!

Thank you for sharing this with us at Aud Sentiments!

Mel xx

Bianca said...

What a lovely project! I love the colors you have used! Thank you for joining us at Crafting for all Seasons! xx Bianca