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 


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

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

  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

    sparkle & shine, kindness *~*

  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

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

  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

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

  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

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

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

  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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