Saturday, 15 June 2013

Run Rana Rana Run

Good Morning.  It seems such a short time since I was last here.  Ha ha.  Managed some sleep and the magpies didn't put on a 5am show, or if they did I was in snooze land so missed it.  Woke up with a urge to craft and finish this piece I have been working on inspired by France Papillon and the tag pocket she made for her art journal over at PaperArtsy.  I decided to make a tag with a tag pocket to go with a gift I have for a friend. 



I am sure I have inky backgrounds in one of my scraps boxes but decided it was easier to take a clean scrap and just smear on some acrylic.  I stamped Ding Dong Bird from SIDD05 onto white card and added DI Walnut Stain.


I made my pocket as described by France and even the sewing machine was cooperating this morning!!  Wonders never cease.  I used some of the acrylic smear paper as my inner tag and strengthened it with some scrap card.  The torn cotton fabric is stapled on, as per France. 


I decided I wanted a black tag background but thought that might be a bit boring so stamped it with the feather from LPC001 in all shades of acrylic.  Quite impressed with this cool card I have created.  You will see this again me thinks.......

Joining the fun over at
PaperArtsy
Hjerteboden - Vennskap
Bunny Zoe's Crafts - Wings
Fashionable Stamping Challenges - Tag Time 

Just need to do a bit of have a nice day journalling on the inner tag and it's ready to send a happy day greeting to my friend.   But don't tell her!  It's going to be a surprise.  Thanks for dropping by.  Have a great day everyone.......

9 comments:

  1. Fantastic tag Gail! I love the bird, & that feathery background! x

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  2. Great tag ! I'm with you on the feather background, it's absolutely gorgeous, wish I had that stamp !

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  3. Great tag within a tag. Love the coloured feathers on the dark background.

    Sylv xx

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  4. your tag IS cool! and happy to read even your sewing machine cooperated :)

    thanks for playing along,
    xx
    france

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  5. Love those feathers! It's great when everything goes smoothly and sewing machines behave themselves! Glad my magpie relatives didn't wake you either! Julie Ann xxx

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  6. You have every right to be proud of this one, Gail! I love that black background with the variegated feather stamp! You just improved upon a wonderful idea!!

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  7. Fabulus technique and gorgeous tag. Thanks for joining us at FSC.

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  8. Love this, such a stunning tag, thanks so much for joining us this fortnight at FSC. XX

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  9. What a lovely and fun pocket you have made Gail!
    Thanks for joining us at Hjerteboden for the Friendship-challenge <3
    Hugs, Camilla

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