Saturday, 4 May 2013

Tag a Day project # 5

Hello everyone, thank you for dropping by and I very much hope you are not getting too bored with my tag a day project. If you want to know what this project is about, please check here.
So here is the latest tag:
I seem to be stuck in a blue and/or green groove, but the good news is, that this whole project is actually helping and I do feel my mojo is slowly coming back. This is in no small part due to all of your wonderful support and very kind comments. They mean a lot to me and I really want to thank you for that!!

Anyway, the background to this one was created with the help of Distress inks and paints (plus some other fluid acrylic paints, Golden brand) and I found they mix perfectly with the Distress ones. The flowers were created with the help of the torn top layer of a paper serviette. Little stamping on this one, just some background stamps. The sentiments were from an old stamp I had in my stash (Indigo Blue maybe? I can't remember) and the word Dreams was cut from a Tim Holtz Stamper Anonymous stamp.

Here are few details still:



Well, that's it for today.  There are still a few more tags to come as I decided I probably will keep going with them until I have about 12, as I really enjoy doing them. Thank you so much for visiting and have a great weekend!!

40 comments:

  1. This is just gorgeous Astrid, a muted but beautiful colour palette and wonderful images have combined to make a mixed media tag that is so attractive and pleasing to look at. Sensational.
    Hugs Brenda xox

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  2. Another stunningly beautiful tag Astrid. You have the extraordinary and almost unrivalled ability to blend different elements/textures seamlessly (who knows where the serviette on this starts and ends). I am in awe yet again, and can't wait for no. 6 now! Hugs, Jenny x

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  3. Really gorgeous Astrid! I am loving your tags!
    Hugs, Dena

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  4. I could never get bored with your tags, they are amazing! I love all the great techniques you use.

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  5. I love tags and yours are the very best. Thanks for your hard work that you share.

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  6. You certainly know how to "build" a tag. Beautiful!

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  7. This is beautiful, Astrid. I'm not seeing any lack of mojo,

    Lucy x

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  8. cool, I love it, especially the colors, but the saying as well

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  9. I love this one Astrid, its so beautiful. I love the gentleness of it and those little flowers are adorable. I've loved all your tags ,but this one is a favourite. Have a nice week-end. Hugs Rita xx

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  10. This is really gorgeous! I love the blues and I love the quote too ...

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  11. Your funny Natalyia, bored NEVER, always excited... Wow your background looks like it just keeps on going, amazing, using the tissue love it,the paste on the bottom gorgeous, love the sentiment and how you tore and edged them,the heart is so pretty.Thanks for getting this birds feathers all ruffled, have a fun creative weekend..

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  12. OH Astrid, I alwayes love to see, your creations,-be it tags, collages or other pieces!
    This is so very beautiful, the napkin flowers blending so amazing with the background painting and little stamped pattern, and love the stensiled 3-d pattern and the gorgeous angel wing! A lovely art tag, dear.
    Hugs,Dorthe

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  13. WAUW Astrid, yet another stunner here again and again in that gorgeous blue color, that I absolutely love soooo much. Have a wonderful week-end now.

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  14. O my word, The background is AmAzing, Love the shades of blue.. Beautiful image & fabulous heart... Love the sentiment!.. Thank you for the inspiration... Hugs May x x x

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  15. I'm really liking the blues and greens and this one is stunning Astrid. Love the serviette flower and that textured pattern at the bottom. And what a great quote too. Love, Margie x

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  16. Well Astrid, I think you got your mojo back with the first tag and each one is better and better. I've been pinning your tags on to my card making inspiration on Pinterest. Hugs, Karen!!!

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  17. this ones another beauty- just adore the colours and the subtle texture. Debi x

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  18. Bored?!? No... that would be a big, fat "no"! Love how you've incorporated the paper napkin into this beauty; the flowers make a lovely, delicate focal image, and your surrounding layers of texture and stencilling and stamping are as gorgeous as ever. So glad to hear you feel the mojo stirring - from the outside it's definitely alive and kicking!
    Alison xx

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  19. We couldn't possibly get bored with these tags Astrid, they are way too gorgeous. I love the muted colours of this one. Really, really pretty. ox

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  20. I could never get bored looking at your pretty art work Astrid. Always lovely!
    Sandy

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  21. Each tag has been gorgeous, but this might be a favorite. Love the color scheme. As others have commented.. it's never tiring seeing what you've created.

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  22. Hi Astrid, such a beauty, love the colours and the fluidity of the whole tag, I really should have ago at making some tags as yours are so inspiring. XX

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  23. A really lovely blend of colours trace x
    Hugs x

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  24. Oh Astrid!

    That is so beautiful and the sentiments are fabulous! You are on top form!

    Happy Crafting

    Heather Rogers xx

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  25. Que trabajo tan precioso!!!! bss

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  26. Astrid, this is gorgeous, the colours are lovely and it is so delicate.
    Rosie x

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  27. It's beautiful...and oh aren't you so disciplined...and I have no doubt your mojo is back!

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  28. Wow, that is so beautiful! Love it!

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  29. A truly beautiful tag, had to keep going back and looking some more, love how you have blended the serviette in so seamlessly

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  30. Don't say your stuck in the blue green grove, just say your in the wonderful world of blue and green.
    Again this tag is stunning. Can't wait the see more of them.
    DianeD

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  31. wow Astrid, what a stunning tag, it looks to me like your mojo is working overtime. Beautiful colours and that sentiment is fab
    Claire xx

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  32. Oh Astrid, this is such a beautiful tag, the colours are just stunning, so beautifully blended and that sentiment is fabulous! Hugs, Anne x

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  33. What a beautiful tag!! Love everything about it!!

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  34. Ein wahr gewordener Traum :-)

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  35. So beautiful! Love the purple, blues and tan mixes of color with the florals. The embossing and heart area is really pretty too. Great sentiment.
    Hugs Kelly

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  36. Another gorgeous tag Astrid! I still say your mojo never left! hugs,
    ~Deb~
    CDAC DT Member
    A Look Through My Eyes

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  37. The mix of mediums you used for the tag background is wonderful! Not bored at all here, if anything so inspired! You reminded me of napkins I have that I planned for a totally different project! This tag is stunning and that sentiment pretty much says it all! I love this and am so glad your mojo is returning! Have a wonderful week! Hugs!

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  38. Traumhaft schön und wundervoll dekoriert.

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  39. I could never be bored with these gorgeous tags! Long time ago, I downloaded your free digital tags and after all this time, I feel that yours were the best tags. So I decided to visit your site again and what a treat it is! I hope you will share the entire process of such a tag some day. I would LOVE to try something like this but don't know where to begin. I do have pretty serviettes in my stash :) TFS and thanks for the amazing inspiration!

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  40. Das Tag ist traumhaft schön, liebe Astrid! Mich begeistern die Farben darauf, die Blumen und die wunderbare Gestaltung.
    Liebe Grüße, Bärbel

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