Tuesday, 7 February 2017

Blue Is The Colour Of My True Love's Hare

Hello.  Welcome.  I couldn't resist this Unity kit, all because of this rabbit........


How adorable is that!!  I started this project in blue because HLS wanted blue for their CAS challenge.  It became obvious that it wasn't going to be CAS LOL, but then I spotted their mixed media challenge, where they wanted rip or tear.  What a fun idea.



I die cut a tag in navy blue using Stamplorations Luggage Tag die and added pale blue chalk ink through Stamplorations Stars Align stencil.  Then I ripped my tag in three places.



Accentuated the rips and then distressed the edges.



I stamped a Unity heart stamp on pale blue card using Dare2BArtzy Midnight Blue ink.  I die cut using the tag die, layered it behind my ripped layer and distressed the edges in the ripped areas.  The bunny is from Unity KOTM 1/17, stamped, embossed, fussy cut and coloured with brusho's and pigment inks.  Then I added another tag behind, medium blue edged with the midnight blue ink.  You can just see it behind the hearts layer.  



Ooh, wanted to make a two layer tag for ages.  Animal lovers beware!!!



Yes, I'm sad to say two bunnies lost their ears so I could fussy cut the roses to put at the top and the bottom of this tag.  I stamped the heart from the KOTM 1/17 in Stormy Sky distress ink and then the sentiment from Unity's Anastasia (Believes) in Midnight Blue.  I should have stamped it a bit lower, clear of the heart.  It reads


'she decided to schedule some time each day to be
overwhelmed by the sheer amazingness of it all'



The silver heart is a metal charm from Korthobby.no.  I added blue rhinestones to it and some blue wool and silver thread to finish.

Thanks for dropping by. Hugz

Bunny is joining the fun at
HLS February Mixed Media Challenge - Rip/Tear 
Korthobby Utfordring - Alt er Lov 
Stamping Sensations - Animal Magic 
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - The Colour of Love is blue LOL
Stamplorations February Mixed Media Challenge 

12 comments:

  1. He is the most handsome Hare I have sseen by a long chalk. hugs Mrs A.

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  2. Great project. I can see why that rabbit spoke to you. Love the blues.

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  3. hello gail! this is so pretty, luv the distressing and the design peeping through...sweet tag! I am so glad you played along with us at simon says stamp wednesday challenge!

    blog-paperie blooms
    ig-2klines

    sparkle & shine, kindness *~*

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  4. This really is so very pretty and beautifully put together and coordinated Gail, many thanks for sharing with us at Stamping Sensations.

    B x

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  5. Lovely tag, great colours and love the layers. Poor bunnies lol!! Thanks for joining us at Stamping Sensations.
    Pinky

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  6. så nydelig tag !!!!
    og så fint det ble med de blåe rhinestone krystallene på metallhjertet !
    Takk for t du deltar i korthobbyutfordringen !
    God helg !
    Klem Wenche

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  7. Love the beautiful texture and the sentiment used on this tag! TFS

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  8. Hi Gail, your tag has lots of details and I think your torn-triangle shapes are very creative! Thanks for playing with us at Happy Little Stampers Mixed Media Challenge. Hope to see you next month. Helen, HLSMM DT

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  9. Awww how cute. Love the background!!! Thank you for joining us over at the STAMPlorations blog. Hugs, Susanne.

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  10. What a fun project Gail, love all the blues. Thanks for joining our Mixed Media challenge at STAMPlorations this month. Carol DT x

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  11. what a great idea for a double tag, loved it. Thanks for playing with us at Happy Little Stampers Mixed Media Challenge. Hope to see you next month. too. HLSMM DT

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