Wednesday, 8 February 2017
Dragonfly dreams mixed media tag.
Sometimes I just need to get my hands all inky and make a big mess. I love the idea of mixed media and whilst I am no expert I love using a variety of mediums on a project. Today I was in a dreamy shabby vintage kinda mood and so set about creating this tag.
I used the Dragonfly dreams stamps and matching detailed dragonfly thinlits. I matched these with pretty lace patterned paper and lace doilies from the falling in love suite. paired with Sahara sand, Crumb cake and Sweet sugarplum inks I created dreamy effect adding to the pretty DSP.
In creating the dragonfly I wanted a 3d layered effect so cut one small and one large from very vanilla card and also a large dragonfly from sending love glassine sheet ... this gives a floaty soft and opaque layer to the dragonfly which was then inked gently with sahara sand and sweet sugar plumb. Gently combined with the very vanilla card this gives a soft three tone effect. Completed with a row of elegant small pearls to emphasise the body of the dragonfly.
I also used the " spotty" stamp from the set and further inked the edges of the tag which measures around 6 x 3 1/4". A hole in the top lets us tie pretty floaty Pink pirouette seam binding to the top tied off with very vanilla satin ribbon and topped with a rhinestone embellishment from the falling in love range... A pure joy to create and as my mantra goes.... Stampin' Up! is for more than just cards... Im sure you will agree.
A youtube tutorial will accompany this project and a link will be added here as soon as it had finished processing . I hope my project can inspire you to get Inky and messy too ...have fun .. Happy Stampin xx Amanda