Wednesday, 21 September 2011

A Decorative Mood

Morning everyone, I won't say it's a good one today as it's dark, miserable and grey - not to mention rather cold! I have something quite bright to show you that might cheer up a dull day though.
It's my turn to do the Mid Week Motivation for the Steampunk with Metal Challenge over at Make My Monday this week and I've done a tutorial on how to get a fabulous metal look on your creations without breaking the bank! So of you pop on over, you'll see how I made the dress form on my tag below:


The details of the dress form are on the tutorial and the rest of the supplies used to make the tag and the wings are as follows:
Wings - The Artistic Stamper Steampunk Butterflies
Background Stamps - Grungy Numbers from Paper Artsy Gentlemen Plate 4
Text from Paper Artsy Wrought Iron 3 USW13
Embossing Folder - Mini Steampunk from Tim Holtz Texture Trades Artful Muse set
Additional Inks - Stormy Sky and Dusty Concord Distress Inks, Black VersaFine Ink
Clear Embossing Powder
Drill Ribbon (altered with the StazOn inks)

I'm entering my tag in the Simon Says Stamp challenge - Dies To Die For (Tim Holtz Sewing Room)

No crafting for me today as when this pops up I shall be in the middle of preparing a VAT return!
I would like to say hello and welcome to Jane before I go - thanks so much for joining my followers.
Fliss xx

11 comments:

  1. Lovely card and colours, enjoy our paper work, not envying you that! Valerie

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  2. great technique Fliss and a lovely tag - Jacqueline xx

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  3. This is just brilliant Fliss, a technique I'm gonna have to try.
    Thanks for getting back to me about the embossing folder.
    Irene x

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  4. Fliss
    This is a triumph!!!
    Wishes
    Lynne

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  5. Fliss, that's wonderful. Such a great metallic effect.

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  6. Yuck, paperwork......
    But loving your beautiful tag, great use of the wing stamp. x

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  7. Fantastic tag, love the metal work. Yvonne x

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  8. So cool. Love it.
    luv and hugs {brenda} xoxox

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  9. Absolutely gorgeous! Your colors are wonderful! :) Love the technique!

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  10. Stunning card, love the colours you've used and the gorgeous metal effect you've created. XX

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  11. Wow what a fabulous card :) Love the colours you used as well. Thanks for joining us over at the Simon Says Stamp challenge. Hugs Dawny xxx

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Fliss xx