4 March 2010

Craft Barn DT card

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Hi everyone, hope you’re all well and had a good day today. It’s the colour theme day on the Craft Barn blog and this time it’s all about yellow. I’m a day late with my post I’ve just realised, so apologies to the CB blog for that! Hope you can pop over and see the gorgeous creations from my DT friends.

I’ve made a tag this time which I sponged with mustard seed and vintage photo distress ink . Over this I stamped one of the flowers from the Abstract set by Personal Impressions several times around the left side with vintage sepia versafine ink and I  added some rock candy, fruit punch  and yellow stickles to the stamping for a bit of sparkle. The gorgeous dragonfly from PaperArtsy Top and Tail 2 was stamped with Stazon timber brown onto acetate and then cut out and glittered with stickles on the underside. To finish off I placed a row of yellow gems along the bottom edge and doodled some dots with a copic clear spica glitter pen. I know yellow isn’t everyone’s cup of tea but I love it and it makes me think of spring.

It’s the Craft Barn Spring Mini Fest on Saturday which I’m very much looking forward to and I’ll be demonstrating distress ink water colouring and some very cute stamps :). If you’re in the area and have a chance to pop in it’ll be lovely to say hello. TFL.

16 comments:

Juls said...

wow this is amazing!! Love the colours and the bling! Hugs Juls

scrappyjacky said...

This is gorgeous,Chris...the scetate dragonfly is just beautiful .....and I love all the sparkle on the tag.

Julie said...

Gorgeous Chris, I love the butterfly

Only by His Grace said...

Oh how I wish I could be at your distress ink demonstration. Too far from Australia.
Your tag is fabulous. what a super idea. I love yellow especially this one. I love everything about it.
Hugs Marion

Fiona said...

Love the colouring as usual Chris, you've made the yellow very warm. Fab butterfly, my attempts to stamp on acetate usually end in disaster!
Looking forward to Saturday.

Fiona x

Stef H (Glitterbabe) said...

oh i love it. not a fan of yellow, but holy moly! this is gorgeous!

IsaNorris said...

no apologies needed Chris.
Your tag is BEAUTIFUL!! bright and cheerful
hugs
isax

Queen La Rubba ~ Rachael Doxsee said...

Chris this is Fabulous! Simply Gorgeous! This is an incredible lil' tag you have crafted! I am lov'n it!
HUGS
Rach ~ Queen La Rubba

Suzie Q said...

Hiya,
Your tag is so delicate and pretty!really does remind you of spring says me looking out at the frost at the mo!
hugs
Suzie Qx

angelwhispers said...

"Beautiful" The colours you have used for the background look perfect with the "Stunning" dragonfly!! everything about it is just perfect. Have a wonderful time at the Craft Barn, wish it was closer would love to see you demo. Love Chanelle x

Saskia said...

Gorgeous tag!!!!

Saskia :)

Kim Piggott said...

So sensational Chris!
This is so very stunning beautiful work!
hugs
kim x

Anesha said...

Beautiful tag, love the colours. Anesha :)

Beth Norman said...

I saw this on another blog and fell in love with it. Awesome work Chris.

Nannieflash said...

Stunning tag Chris, I love that dragonfly its beautiful with all those scrolls. With love and hugs Shirleyxx

Shirley N said...

Wow Chris, this is stunning!!!