Monday, February 23, 2015

Simons Says..Add a little texture..


Hey,

Hope you all had a good weekend.

I had a great one, skype playdate with JT, plenty of time at my desk and Hubby and I watch the Lord of the Rings trilogy!!

I saw the Simon Says Weds challenge this week was Add a little texture and I am totally loving texture this week. The DT also used SSS products.

I decided to make a tag instead of a card, I am sending something to a friend to say thank you and I thought wrapping the gift in a nice tag would be a great idea.

She's creative and so she loves it when I send her things that use different techniques.

I used a Tim Holtz tag die and stencil. I placed the stencil over my tag and used Wendy Vecchi textured embossing paste. I love this stuff, you get such lovely texture.

I wanted to use sparkly Thickers for the sentiment, so I mounted them on a sparkly vellum strip of paper. It's a bit wider than the tag, to give it a bit of dimension.

I die cut the circle, star and heart from a SSS stitched die bundle set that I love. I used all scraps for this. The ribbon is a scrap too, left over from wrapping JT's bday gofts :)

Here is a close-up so you get a closer look at some of the details.


I'm super pleased with my tag, I love all the little details and different textures.

Cx

5 comments:

  1. I like the use of vellum and those letters as a layer above the hearts - vellum scares me and so I need to see examples like this to make it less threatening! :)

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    1. You crack me up..you are fearless. My advice with Vellum is to use small pieces of it at first. This really worked for me. Cx

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  2. Fab tag Claire, love the texture from the embossing paste, hugs Carole ZX

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  3. Hi sweetie, I love this your texture looks amazing, and I love how you added vellum too so effective, thanks for joining us this time at Simon Says Challenge huggles Pops x x

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  4. Fabulous tag, love the texture you created

    Thank you for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.

    Jo x

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