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
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.......


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

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

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

    Sylv xx

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

    thanks for playing along,

  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

  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!!

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

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

  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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