Sunday, 29 September 2013

Tim’s September tag and more .....

Gosh I am right on the wire this month with my contribution to the September tags of 2013. All the details of how Tim made his tag can be found on his BLOG and I have used the same steps but made three projects - one just like Tim’s, one the same but with different colours, masks and stamps and my third a Halloween card and with it being almost October that seemed to fit nicely.

Tag 1
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The same steps and supplies Tim used

Tag 2
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Distress stains - salty ocean, crushed olive, tarnished brass, mustard seed and peeled paint.
Masks used – splatter, bubble, honeycomb, schoolhouse, dot fade, cargo and measured.
Stamps – Haberdashery set
Distress inks – walnut stain, crushed olive, salty ocean, vintage photo and black soot.

Halloween card
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I enjoyed making this in the  same style, using the same techniques as on the tags and was pleased with the colour combination.
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I used a leftover frame from my workshop project this week (a post for that soon) …..
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and added embellishments from the stamp sets.
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The 31 was cut out and covered with glossy accents to give it some shine and make it ‘pop’ more.
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Distress stains – pumice stone, antiqued bronze, antique linen, picket fence, brushed corduroy
Masks – stripes, clockwork, eye chart, burlap, schoolhouse
Distress inks – weathered wood. iced spruce, victorian velvet, black soot, walnut stain
Stamps – mini halloween, mini halloween 2, curiosities

My favourite has to be the card I just love the colours and textures.

I hope your weekend went well and that you have a great week ahead. Cimmie is off to the vets tomorrow morning (see my last post for photos). He has been so good bless him, lets hope he can have that collar off and go out to play tomorrow.

Take care.

hugs {brenda} x0x

28 comments:

Jane said...

These are 3 fab projects Brenda, The layers are fab using the stencils. I agree though that the card is brilliant..so many lovely elements. Glad your dear kitty is getting that horrid collar off tomorrow. hugs xx

Paula Whittaker said...

wow you certainly have been busy - great work. Fingers crossed for Cimmie.

Astrid Maclean said...

Well it looks as if you had great fun with this and the results are fabulous! Doing things three times over really makes you learn the techniques properly I'm sure. Great colours on the second one and I absolutely adore that Halloween piece!!!

Karin said...

Beautiful creation, the colors are awesome! Groetjes karin

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debby4000 said...

You know I'm going to love the fabulous butterfly tags the best but I love the others too.
luv
Debby

Juls said...

Gorgeous makes!!! Love your take on Tims tag .... The colours are amazing, hugs Juls

Annie said...

I love all three tags Brenda x you have certainly been busy

Love the design on all and wonderful colours.

I have still to make mine !!!!!!!

Have a great week

Annie x

Sue Butler said...

Hello Brenda
Your Sept Tag looks wonderful, it is bright and beautiful, the layering of the media has been applied perfectly and has resulted in a piece that is very pleasing to the eye.
Smiles:)
Sue

hazel said...

Gorgeous creations - great design and textures and the colours are fabulous.
xxx Hazel.

Buttons said...

The tags are great Brenda. I have to say my favourite is the card; that colour combo is magnificent and it is fantastic to see what can be done with the techniques as a step on from the tag concept. Have a great week, hugs Jenny x

Margreet said...

Gorgeous makes Brenda...love them all, even the Halloween one (although I don't like Halloween)...hope everything goes well with Cimmie, so his collor can go off!
xxx Margreet

inkypinkycraft said...

These are three gorgeous projects, love your take on tims tag and love the one with the dressform also, great colours. ove how you have used them in a cardr too...and I agree the colours are fabx hugs x

Terry said...

My Brenda, I need you to tell me where and how you find all the time?? Three and each one is incredible! I love the colors and design in the tags, but you know I am so taken in by Halloween, so I am pretty batty over that one! Love them all! Hugs!

Glennis said...

Wow! 3 wonderful projects, I can't decide on a favourite!

Anita Houston said...

Your first tag is identical...so cool! Love the other two 'you' makes! All of these are awesome!

Redanne said...

Wow Brenda, three fantastic projects, I love your first tag, a great take on Tims and the card is fabulous - really love that! Hugs, Anne x

pearshapedcrafting said...

Great trio Brenda! Love those colours on the Halloween
card but each one is absolutely brilliant! Chrisx

clare said...

Fabulous projects Brenda.

Fandhmum said...

Just gorgeous but love the last one best
Rosie x

Coco said...

All is wonderful, even your Halloween works are so great !!! I really love your works Brenda. Coco x

Amanda said...

Fabulous! So hard to pick a favourite as all 3 are brilliant , you've come in at the wire with style!!!
Love
Amanda x

Meggymay said...

Fabulous projects, loving the Halloween card and of course that skeleton.
Hope alls well for your Cimmie at the Vets tomorrow,
Yvonne x

Marjie Kemper said...

What a load of eye candy! You've been busy indeed. I love that striking tag and the way you did the frame with all that texture. I need a play date!

Silvia(Barnie) said...

Wow, you've been very creative, fantastic pieces.

butterfly said...

So many fantastic makes flying off your craft table at the moment, Brenda. I can absolutely see how much fun you had creating these, and I agree the card is magnificent.
Alison x

craftytrog said...

Three fabulous projects Brenda! xx

Mary Elizabeth said...

This is an incredibly spooky piece!! Love all the details that you put into this. And what a great idea to turn the canvas over for the shadow box effect. Really perfect for this project!! -- Mary Elizabeth