Thursday, July 5, 2012

digi: noun

digital picture from the internet
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Panpastel UK Challenge Blog: Challenge #25, use a digi
Perfect Sentiments Challenge: PSC39 Anything Goes w red, white, blue + sentiment
Unique Crafters Challenge #5 Patriotic


But it was fun! Of course I don't have all the TH products, this was purchase last month:

Had fun making the TH tag, while my canned air was out I also cleanned my lap top, so bonus! lol

I got a little carried away with the fireworks part, adding Tattered Angels spray mists to the alcohol inks :/ Since I didn't have the stuff TH used to get the silver effect I used Ranger silver stickles instead. I didn't have the charms or the metal number, but had a washer and a chipboard number, inked them in silver, added silver embossing powder which I then heat set. I added the word July to the washer with black Stazon ink. I used tin snips and some metal to cut out the star, then burnished down to the edges to make it "less dangerous! " :)


I was able to use the Ranger Alcohol Inks on the ribbon part of the tag, I wet the ribbon, scrunched it up and secured it with a paper clip before dotting it with the colors, was hoping for the same effect and was overall happy with it, although the heat gun could have melted the ribbon if I wasn't careful and I wasn't feeling brave enough at that time to see what the ribbon would end up looking like in a 'melted state'. lol

I didn't have the Statue of Liberty stamp but downloaded a digi which worked pretty close to his stamp I think:

Really Reasonable Ribbon twine
Really Reasonable Ribbon double ruffled ribbon
DCWV Neutral Stack ( white core )

I hope everyone had a wonderful July 4th!
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Project Pinterest July 9th

14 comments:

Shaz in Oz.CalligraphyCards said...

wow Sandee, you really are having fun aren't you? what with ribbons, and such down below then all these lovely inks and playing so much fun! well done you!! thanks so much for popping over and shouting hi {rather le Tour weary}from sunny downunder, Shaz in Oz.x #73

Mrs A. said...

You may not have had the exact godies that TH uses but your improvisations have worked a treat on this tag. Love it. Hugs Mrs A.

Parables of a Crafter said...

I love it!!! You got very creative with the ink and I especially enjoy the digi image you incorporated into this!! Thanks for joining us at the Perfect Sentiments Challenge!

Mary Pat Siehl said...

oh wow what a great tag!!! love it

Craftychris said...

Your tag is superb! I adore it! Happy belated 4th of July - I just had a snoop round your desk too - I am a bit late - sorry! Thank you for visiting my desk - I will take my camera to Newbury and try and take some piccies xx

Kalea Wavedancer said...

I like this. And am still working on your creation, which I know you will love and will be allowed to show on your blog. Love you!!!

Rita said...

What a nice job on the TH tag! I really like the tag and the statement. :)

Princess Judy Palmer said...

Great project! I don't have a lot of the distress inks myself and none of the bottled stuff (I think that they call it reinker, but I know it is used for so much more than that). I like how you did a lot of thinking outside the box to get a similar tag to Tim's.

I've seen some interesting flowers done with heat gun melted ribbons so some experimentation may be in order. But have a fire extinguisher nearby!

Katie said...

I love this tag! It is awesome!

Redanne said...

Hi Sandee, I am so impressed with your tag! I think half the fun is doing them without all the required products don't you? I love your splashes, so vibrant and the Statue looks every bit as good as Tim's too. Have not even thought about mine yet but it will have to be a British theme. Love yours. A x

Neesie said...

Sandee that is one seriously stunning tag!
It just looks perfect for 4th of July.
I hope you had a brilliant time with family and friends.
Have a fantastic Friday and a wonderful weekend! :D
Neesie #29

Amanda Coleman said...

Whoa! This tag is fantastic! I love the metal components mixed with the bright colors! Thanks for playing with us at Unique Crafters Challenge!

Karen Conner said...

Great tag! The sentiment is very unique. Great Job!


Thanks for playing with us @ The Perfect Sentiment

Jennipher said...

Great tag! Thanks for sharing at Perfect Sentiments.