Sunday, July 21, 2013

For You

A tag brought to you today by inspiration from CAS(E) this Sketch #37 and Moxie Fab World’s Tuesday Trigger!


I am out of cute tags for presents and don’t ever feel the need to limit papercrafting challenges to just cards.  Branching out is fun – and with smaller space comes its own challenge.  Kind of like if you’re used to posting on a blog, you’ve got all the words in the world.  Then go on Twitter and you’re limited to 140 characters.  How to fit it all in and make it still look good – that’s the name of the game with a tag.

It may be a tag – but it is filled with fun!  (And technique for that matter!)IMG_4506

I started with this lovely paper (that I actually one from one of Moxie Fab World’s giveaways, sponsored by Websters Pages) and covered my tag with it.  To bump it up a notch without adding bulk, I stamped some butterfly images and dusted with Perfect Pearls.  I cut the banners and curled them up on the ends for a touch of whimsy.  Then I couldn’t stop myself from using actual hexagons, those little wood veneers from Studio Calico.  I colored them in the following Copic markers: BG01 Aqua Blue, YG93 Grayish Yellow, R30 Pale Yellowish Pink, E57 Light Walnut, RV34 Dark Pink, Y32 Cashmere and BG96 Bush. 


You know me, I couldn’t help myself and added some shimmer.  But how to get a thin layer specifically on the hexagons?  Smooch Ink is the answer!  Colored over the Copics in Frosted Aqua, Lettuce, Shabby Pink, Snickerdoodle, Taffy, Sundance, and Luscious Lime.  A couple of pearls + twine bow and I’ll say she’s done!


Thanks for joining me today!