Monday, 26 April 2010
Sunday Stamper/Colour Create
I've been having a play with alcohol inks today! The metal is a used tomato puree tube which has been cut open, washed thoroughly and then flattened with a brayer. This has been die cut with a Sizzix Bigz die called Bird with Leaves and Flowers. I very recently came across my Pergamano tools and thought they might come in handy with metal so I used a triangle perforating tool on the branch and a star embossing tool around the outside of the bird. I've used lots of different alcohol inks including raspberry, sunshine yellow, lettuce and denim. The flower petals have been shaped slightly by hand and I've added the biggest gem I could find lol!
The tag was cut out on my Cricut using the Plantin Schoolbook cartridge and some gloss white card. This has been stamped with a brick stamp from The Artistic Stamper, a face and music stamp from Clear Art Stamps and a script stamp from Inkadinkdo using an Impress ink pad in Jet Black.
I've used Distress Inks in Fired Brick and Mustard Seed. I found dabbing these on with the applicator easier with the gloss card rather than the usual way of distressing.
Finally I've added a black pearl for the bird's eye and a black organza ribbon.
This project is for the Sunday Stamper Challenge where the theme is Free As A Bird, you can make anything and add a bird if you wish and also the Colour Create challenge where the colours are burnt orange, black and cream this week.
I hope you like it, I really had fun making this tag.