Friday, October 11, 2013

Nothing Distressing About This Tag

Good Morning!  I know so many of you use Distressed Inks on a daily basis and LOVE them, me not so much.  I have a stack of about 8 of them and hardly ever use them.  Yes, I see everyone create such beautiful projects, blending colors oh so right and achieving a result Tim Holtz would be proud of.  Me....uh....not so much!  Until I visited Tammy Tutterow's Blog.  I have finally made something using Distress Inks that doesn't look like a murky puddle of brown.  Yay me!  lol

This tag is for the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge, Inspired By Tammy Tutterow.

 
I used a couple of stamps from Stampendous, the Tag itself and Follow Your Art.  The group of stars is a $1 stamp, the heart is from Stamp Craft and the branch is from Gina K Designs, Let It Snow.  I added some clear embossing powder on the heart to give it a nice shine.  I managed to use several Distress Inks (correctly!) blending and sponging; Wild Honey, Spiced Marmalade, Peeled Paint, & Broken China.  A purple eyelet in the bottom left and some Clown Ribbon (that's what I call this great tied dyed looking ribbon from my stash) to finish it off.

All in all I am happy with this look, so I may quit while I am ahead.  :)

Thanks so much for popping in and always remember:


Enjoy~~


12 comments:

  1. You know how much I love the distress inks! So happy you are using yours, and you did a fabulous job.

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  2. Well this is just perfect and may have to try this with my distress inks.Thanks for sharing and hugs,Yes make more:)))

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  3. This is wonderful Donna! I hardly ever use my distress inks either...not sure why. I think I should get out of my comfort zone now that you inspired me and start using them! Love Love your tag!

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  4. Follow your Art! You are so clever and quite an artist. I thnk that you have now mastered the inks! I am inspired. Inks, I get, tags, not so much. I will need to work on that. Lol

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  5. Donna, this turned out great, love the colors

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  6. You are right...nothing distressing here! Love your tag and even the "clown ribbon", that's funny. Like that little purple thingy in the bottom left corner too.
    I was lurking...yes lurking, over at Flourishes and I see you were a lucky winner. Congratulations!!!

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  7. This is stunning! Thank you so much for joining us at the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog and for sharing your "Tammy" inspiration with us! - Ashli :)

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  8. Oh this is just gorgeous. You have definitely captured the technique here. Love, love, love your choice of colors....how DO you do that?? Just beautiful!!

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  9. Well done Donna! You got inky!

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  10. FABULOUS tag!! Love all the colors in the background. Thanks so much for stopping by my blog and have a fabulous week!

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