Monday, 18 June 2012

Altered tag

I have not posted for ages as I have been incredibly busy, both at work and with creating and scheduling projects for my various design teams. As I am away for most of July and had to schedule my July posts too well and create the projects of course. But today I finally had some time to play. I was sent a pack of 5 large decorated tags by Crafty Individuals. Someone has asked me to alter them for her and make them into a tag book. At least that's what I decided I would do with them. Here is the first one, both the front and the back:
 This side had a beautifully printed background already, all I did was add an image, some flowers and lace, and a bit of stamping. The little butterflies which were stamped also.


 The back was really plain, so here I created the background pretty much completely.

20 comments:

  1. This is a beautiful tag. xx

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  2. Fantastic! Just love it. 3 weken geleden was ik bij je in de buurt. Wat woon je in een prachtige stad.
    with love
    Ineke

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  3. Wonderful vintage images, and I love the additional embellishments. Lots of lush eye-candy here Astrid!
    Sylvia x

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  4. Oh Astrid what for wonderful new work my friend.
    These are gorgeous.
    Love them. xoxo

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  5. The two sides of the tags are beautiful. The romantic themes, the stamps, the design with delicate lace and flowers - it's a dream!
    Hugs
    Bärbel

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  6. Wunder-wunderschön, wie im Märchen.

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  7. Oh how pretty this tag is Astrid. Love the delicate flourish on the front and that's such a feminine image too. I have some of those lovely tags and I haven't been able to bring myself to do anything to them yet in case I spoil them. I must take a leaf out of your book.

    Hugs
    Lesley Xx

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  8. the background work is stunning.

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  9. gorgeous work.....love the detail.

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  10. wow Astrid you are such a talent .. love these colors and images ... perfect for your style ...
    you mentioned the stamps on my last LO .. very easy .. they are Prima stamps (acrylic) I just stamp them randomly and layer with different colored ink ... the chicken wire is a mask .. Crafters workshop ... it does not really matter which stamp of mask you use first .. just stamp away until you are happy ... love Heather x

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  11. Simply delicious dear Astrid.
    Hugs
    June xx

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  12. Hi Astrid!! I have missed visiting your blog, seeing all the beautiful eye-candy. Your tags are sooo delicious, and so vintage and beautiful. I so adore the techniques you used and how they turned out...
    Our move is over with, but not without drama - I'll tell you about it 'later'....xxx

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  13. Beautiful work on the tag!! Just gorgeous!

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  14. Stunning Tag...and truly beautiful background on the other.

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