Sunday, 9 August 2009

Life's A Zoo UK Stampers Challenge 51


This tag is for this week's challenge on UK Stampers Forum and the theme is Z is for Zoo.

I had rather a struggle due to lack of the right type of stamps but found this cute set in my stash. It's called It's A Jungle Out There by My Favorite Things and came from Sir Stampalot a while back.

I stamped the various images and coloured them with markers and water. I cut them out and then dry embossed them on the back to give them a rounded 3D look. I made the tag from white card and coloured it with Distress inks in Scattered Straw, Peeled Paint, China Blue and Vintage Photo. I then stamped on it in the same colours some of the grunge backgrounds from my set (see Challenge 50 post). I then added the text using a saying from the Jungle set, some Hero Arts small alphabet stamps and a Stamp It Antique Alphabetstamp (1712G) from Kangaroo Paw Prints.

7 comments:

  1. Love this fliss, love the tip on dry embossing the back too and off to find post 50 now lol
    hugs to you my friend
    june xxxx

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  2. this is great hun love it so colourful yet subtle love cherylxxxxxxx

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  3. Love this tag, love the images, never used distress inks yet, must have a go!

    ((Lyn))

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  4. smashing design Fliss looks like an illustration from a story book

    M x

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  5. Another fab project
    Sandra xx

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  6. Love this, Fliss. It does look like an illustration from a child's book. And that grass stamp (?) is really cool.

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