Monday, December 06, 2010

whoa boy.....

I am certainly channeling many aspects of my personality in these tags. Case in point... the next two tags.

I LOVED the vintage stuff I've been doing. I really have an affinity for them but the next two Tim tutorials got my quirky mojo working today.

The first you will recognise as a Tim Tag as I did keep much of what Tim Created. I really loved the faux enamel effect on the numbers and yes, the paint resist too!! So... here is my tag 5:

BUT... are you ready for it??

Yep -- I said quirky -- and that was helped by the fact that as I was creating the first tag here in the studio (on my day off *wink), Canada Post came by with my LOOOOOOOONG awaited (sucky customs hold up) Stampotique order. I JUST LOVED "Smile". He spoke to me today so. I set off to do a quirky tag.

The heart are the grunge emboss/paint/ink technique as in Tim's tutorial today .. I just added some Rock Candy Distress Stickles and some Viva Decor Glitter Pen to it. I made a custom stamp pad a la Tim Tutorial #2 to get a red heart on Smile's sweater. The background was glimmer spritzed, and paint splattered and yes, that is my hand writing: "Smile cause I Love You" ----aweeeeeee.... Isn't that sweet. It will be for my husband which is why I stamped his name with Russet Archival Ink onto a Distress Ink Stained piece of lace that I "Tiny Attached" to the tag. Seeeeeeee.... it can still be Tim and quirky, right?

Anyway, thanks for the indulgence.
can't wait to see what I channel tomorrow! *wink*


charlotte said...

Wow that is a surprise!!! I love your spin on things Karen. I also love the tag with the Childs face instead of santas!!!
Great job!

Anonymous said...

Both tags are really nice ... took me a minute though to figure if I did like the second one and the verdict was yes "in a weird kinda way" ... hehe ... j

ScrappyDandyDoo said...

What diverse tags LOL
Both totally fab though :D
Julie xx

Fliss said...

Gorgeous version of Tim's tag.
Your quirky one is fabulous too.

Artyjen said...

Hi Karen! What can I say? Both are gorgeous and will inspire others in turn :)
Thanks for sharing at my splinter group ;)
xoxo Sioux

Tracey said...

Wow - I for one love quirky - great style hon , love both tags - thanks for sharing xxx