Tuesday, 3 July 2012

The first three tags and a couple of freebies


I managed to finish the first three tags for the nature themed mini book (see post below this one, here)
In each case I decorated both sides. I am also posting two collage sheets with botanical images which I have collected over the years, many are from the Graphics Fairy. I print these on tissue paper by attaching them to a transparency sheet and then use the images to decorate the tags. Feel free to use them if you want to give this technique a try.

Sticky back canvas on board, texture paste, gesso, acrylic paints, glimmer mist. Images K and Co

7 Gypsies paper, stamping and image from collage sheet below

Prima Romantique paper, old bookpage, ribbon, die cut and butterfly from K and Co

Paper from stash (no idea where it came from) stamping and again butterfly from K and Co.

Stamping on inked background with images from sheet below

Stamping on inked background. Gold round edges
Stamps are mainly from Darkroom Door and Tim Holtz

Make sure to use your best printer setting to get good strong colours!

16 comments:

Astrid said...

Beautiful tags Astrid, and thank you for the freebies.
Wonderful.
Hugs Astrid

Marisa Job said...

Wow Astrid, these tags are gorgeous! Love your vintage style!!

Susanna King said...

Very clever tissue paper printing technique! I'll have to try that sometime.

cristina said...

I love your style.. vintage.. wonderful

Ephemera said...

Hi Astrid, fabulous tags, so gorgeous. Thanks so much for the tissue paper tip and gorgeous freebies. xx

Netty said...

Loving your gorgeous tags Astrid. Annette x

Sandy said...

Wow your work is fabulous Astrid.
Love what you´ve made.
Thanks for the freebies. xoxo

Dora said...

Love your work amazing!!! And thanks for the freebees!!!

Sophie said...

Oh, Astrid, wie wunder-wunderschöööön...

Anjas-Artefaktotum said...

Beautiful romantic tags, love the design. Thanks for the amazing freebies.

Martina2801 said...

Stunning vintage tags, dear Astrid! I love your style so much.

Thanks for the wonderful freebies oxo

La Nonna said...

Chaque visite sur ton blog est une merveille, merci.

Barb said...

Beautiful tags Astrid and thanx for the lovely images.

Sandie Edwards said...

Your projects never cease to amaze me... stunning, love the techniques you used to achieve such marvelous results.

Paula Whittaker said...

beautiful tags Astrid!

Jani Lewis said...

Lovely tags. I adore butterflies and K & Co! Thanks for following my blog. I am following you now too.

Jani
papercompulsions dot blogspot dot com

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