Sunday, 30 March 2014

How Many Cat's Eyes in a Mile?

Hello.  Welcome.  It's a glorious sunny day.  Hurrah.  I have been doing some gardening but just had to come in and finish off this tag I started yesterday inspired by Brenda's extended tag. 

I started by cutting down a tag that came as packaging with one of my Prima doll stamps.  These have sepia coloured text on them.  I added some crumpled tissue paper and then white paint through a Prima stencil.  Not much of the text left showing at this point.  

I decided it looked a bit bland so I used stamps from PaperArtsy EDY06.  I stamped the circles in Memento London Fog and the leaves in DI Pine Needles.  I also went around the edge of the tag with the Pine Needles ink.  

I didn't have a flower I liked so went with the tree and the cat from EDY06.  Love these stamps.  I did some faux watercolour with DI and then stamped with archival and fussy cut.  I've used Wink of Stella on the circles and then glossy accents.  I masked the tree trunk and stamped with the book script stamp from PaperArtsy.  I've also used Wink of Stella on the cat.  

I mounted my tag on some Crate Paper, added a Hero Arts sentiment, some Prima flowers and buttons.  Couldn't resist making another Prima flower butterfly.  Check out Darcy's post for details.

Joining the fun at
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - Anything Goes With Buttons 
Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge - Transparent 

Thanks for your visit.  Let me know what you think.   Hope the sun has found you, wherever you are.  I'm off to top up my vitamin D.  Hugs


  1. Very cool, the cat looks awesome in green!

  2. Gorgeous tag. Reminds me of work by the artist Rousseau. Well done.

  3. Beautifully done, love the added dimension of the glossy accents, looks like pearls!

  4. Fantastic tag! Love the burst of color and fancy ribbon treatment! Thanks for joining along with the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge!

  5. Wonderful colours and fab Darcy's stamp used. Time lag! So sorry I'm late. Thank you for sweet comment.

  6. Great spring colors here, Gail, and the warmth of your cat is purrfect! I like the idea of an "extended" tag, and promise to steal it! Well done!

  7. Very creative, Gail! I love the story you created with this tag and those flowers are so cool. Thanks so much for playing along with the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge: Anything Goes With Buttons!


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