PTI 10th Anniversary Challenge: Packaging Inspiration – Gift Tag

The next Papertrey Ink 10th Anniversary Challenge was Packaging Inspiration and I made this sweet little gift tag for a special gal:

A new monthly feature of the Papertrey Ink blog will be by Packaging Ambassador, Rebecca Luminarias. She shared a whole lot of inspiration in her post (HERE), and I chose elements from these pics to create my tag:

 

I loved her use of a doily and a tassel and the peach and gold combo!

Supplies used:

  • Papertrey Ink Swoosh stamp and die sets
  • Papertrey Ink Orange Zest die ink
  • Tsukineko Versamark ink
  • Embossing powder – a special mix:
    • Recollections Detail embossing powder – ebony
    • Ranger Perfect Pearls – Gold
      • It makes a shiny golden black that shows up well on the gold paper
  • Ranger Inkssentials manila #5 size craft tag
  • Colorbok Shiny Gold Metallic Paper
  • Recollections Craft It paper diecuts
  • Recollections Spring Sherbet Delight Feather Clips
  • Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L EZ Runner and EZ Dots
  • Aleene’s Super Tacky Glue

I’m playing along with the following challenges… click on any one of them for more information on how you can join the fun:

I’ll be back soon with another post, so do check back!

~D.Ann

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Winnie & Walter – Two More Challenges

Guess who?! I’m back again with another project for Winnie & Walter’s 2nd Anniversary Bash. Congrats to them!!

This tag fits Kate’s Winnie & Walter Anything but a Card Challenge and Shay’s Winnie & Walter Two challenge (two colors, pink and blue):

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Materials used:

  • Winnie & Walter download: 1st Bday Bash Digital Elements (HERE)
  • Technique Tuesday Hello Circle die
  • Core’dinations Cardstock: white, pink, blue
  • Advantus holographic sequins
  • Tombow mono adhesive
  • Misc. ribbon

If you want more information on playing along with these Winnie & Walter challenges, you can find the Anything but a Card Challenge with Kate HERE and the Two Challenge with Shay HERE.

Thanks for stopping by yet again today! : ) Be back later…

-D.Ann

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Dress Up Inspiration Tag with Color Bursts

Hello again! Thanks for your patience as I struggle to get on an even keel again.

Today’s project was inspired by Papertrey Ink’s Dress Up Inspiration Challenge – To design something based on a piece of clothing from your closet. And by Simon Says Stamp’s Have a Heart Wednesday Challenge

I chose this T-shirt  as my inspiration:

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And made this tag:

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The background is made from a Kleenex tissue colored with Color Bursts. I found a cool tutorial on this technique HERE, and decided to try it. This was my first time trying Color Bursts.

First you sprinkle a bit of the colors you want to use on a craft mat. These are highly pigmented powders, so just a tiny dab will go a long way!

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Then you spritz with water.

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Then take a Kleenex tissue, pull apart and lay on the color, smooshing around until all the color is absorbed and the entire tissue colored to your liking. You may want to add more water as needed. Let dry.

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I then decoupaged part of one sheet to a wooden tag and stamped my images over it once it was dry.

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I love the texture and rich colors it gave the piece! Since my shirt had sequins, I added some pearls and Craftin’ Desert Divas new heart sequins, too.

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Materials used:

  • Papertrey Ink stamps:
    • SAF2014 Regency
    • SAF2014 Renaissance
    • Spiral Bouquet
  • Papertrey Ink Die: Swoosh
  • Tsukineko Memento Dye Inks: Elderberry & Sweet Plum
  • Tsukineko VersaMagic Chalk Ink: Spanish Olive
  • Tsukineko Brilliance pigment inks: Pearlescent Crimson, Starlight Silver
  • Ken Oliver Color Bursts: Indigo, Merlot, Yellow Ochre
  • Craftin’ Desert Divas fuchsia heart sequins
  • Queen & Co lavender pearls
  • Plaid Royal Coat decoupage finish clear
  • Aleene’s Tacky Glue
  • Recollections wood tag
  • Kleenex tissue
  • Misc metallic paper, ribbon and tissue

I’m playing along with the following challenges:

Thanks again for stopping by!

-D.Ann

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It’s Time to Switch to Decaf! Gift Tag

Good evening and welcome back! Tonight’s tag is an owl at sunrise on a wintry day… those wide eyes made him look so hyped on caffeine – even more so with googly eyes!  I just HAD to make up this sentiment to go with a decaf coffee gift box:

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Materials used:

  • Unity Stamp Company Owl See You stamp
  • ARTplorations CLOUDS stencil
  • Memento Rich Cocoa dye ink
  • Tombow Dual Brush Markers #025 & 879
  • Pebbles Inc Pearlescent Chalks Jewel Tones
  • Darice 5mm paste on eyes
  • Tombow adhesive
  • Core’dinations white cardstock
  • Darice twine

I’m playing along in the following hops and challenges:

Before I go, I have another bonus to share… a special little something you might enjoy adding to your coffee to warm you up on cold winter nights. Sort of a DIY Bailey’s:

Irish Creme Liqueur

  • 1 3/4 cup of your favorite liquor (scotch, bourbon, whisky, brandy, or a combo
  • 14 oz sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 2 Tablespoons Chocolate syrup or 1 Tablespoon powdered cocoa
  • 2 teaspoons instant coffee
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

Put in blender and blend until smooth on low. Keeps up to 1 month refrigerated (maybe! wink-wink)

See you tomorrow!

-D.Ann

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Fill Your Heart With What’s Important – Mixed Media Tags

Today I have a pair of tags to share. Jenn Shurkus is celebrating her 10th blogiversary and has invited us to copy the inspiration from one of her projects. I chose one of her beautiful tags from March (you can see it by clicking HERE).

Simon Says Stamp’s Wednesday Challenge this week is Sparkle and Shine, and their Monday Challenge is: i scream for… using the letter i.

So, I put the ideas together and came up with these lovely, sparkly and shiny mixed media tags using some Imagine crafts products, ink and a what’s Important stamp (i words)…

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Thanks so much, Jenn, for the fab idea!

Materials used:

  • Unity Stamp Co.:  January 2015 KOTM: Magic of Beginnings + Take Care of You + Tag – free gift with purchase : )
  • Dreamweaver Large Lace Border Stencil
  • Ranger Tim Holtz Butterflies Tissue Tape
  • Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Paints: Peacock Feathers, Wild Honey, Mustard Seed, Picked Raspberry
  • Ranger Stickles: Fruit Punch, Aqua, Distress Stickles – Dusty Concord, and Ice Stickles – Crystal Ice
  • Ranger Liquid Pearls: Dark Chocolate
  • Imagine Crafts Creative Medium: Metallic Gold
  • Imagine Crafts Goosebumps texture spray
  • Versamark ink
  • Recollections Detail embossing powders: Ebony & Gold
  • Recollections Encrusted Jewel kits: Mica & Teal
  • Memento London Fog dye ink
  • Misc glue, ribbon, feathers

Here are the challenges I’m entering this project in, in case you want to join the fun:

I’m glad you stopped by today!

-D.Ann

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