Monday 1 July 2019

Under the Sea Tag

This month's New Design Club die from Claritystamp is so good that I wanted to have a play straight away.  This is the tag that I created with it to use as a book mark.
I can guarantee being able to find a suitable quick background in one of the Designer paper pads.  This one is from the Indian Summer collection.  I glued a piece to a #8 manilla tag and trimmed the excess.
I used the aperture die to cut a piece of silver mirri card.
Next, I snipped the coral and the seahorse out of the aperture.
Before I added them to the card, I stamped the coral from the tropical fish stamp set in Versamark ink and heat embossed it in Copper embossing powder.
The die cut coral was then added.
I decided to add the rest of the coral from the aperture along the left hand side for balance.
The seahorse was coloured using Watermelon and Sunset Orange alcohol inks on a felt pad with a little blending solution.
This made the seahorse stand out when added to the tag.
To finish, I added three of Leonie's word stickers.  A little Tumbled Glass distress ink was rubbed over the top so they wouldn't be too stark against the background.
I enjoy snipping into aperture dies to take out parts of the image as you will see in tomorrow's post.  It makes them very versatile to work with.


Cobnut Crafter said...

Beautiful - love the way you have used alcohol inks on the seahorse. xx

KarenW said...

Wonderful! I'm guilty of only seeing the initial image of the dies and wondering what to do with them. This has given me some ideas for other projects - thank you for sharing xx

Sue C said...

Love how you have snipped into the die to make such a pretty tag that looks nothing like the original die. I need to sit down & play !!
Hope your school trip goes well, looks like being a nice week weather wise but hopefully not too hot as the heat heads back to Europe.