1 March 2011

Katzelkraft - Simon Says Stamp and Show - Ephemera



Hi everyone, I hope you've had a good weekend. Today is my day on the Katzelkraft blog and I've made a tag which I'm also entering into the Simon Says Stamp and Show challenge which this week is 'show your ephemera'.  I've used the beautiful dragonfly from the Butterflies 04 plate and sentiments from Art Nouveau and Art Deco plates and together with the crackle painted lock and the vintage style dyed lace and ribbon I hope it has the feel of ephemera :).

To create the dragonfly I stamped onto white card, coloured with water colour markers  and spritzed with mica mist before drying with a heat gun and cutting out. The tag is embossed with a Cuttlebug stripes  embossing folder, inked with distress inks and misted with mica mists. To decorate I added a punched border, ribbons, a grunge paper flower, die cut and crackle painted lock, brads, dyed lace and the sentiments which I cut from two sentiments from the two sets above.

Enjoy your day and thank you as always for your lovely comments :D


26 comments:

Junie said...

WOW Chris as ever when I visit your blog, your work just blows me away !! WOOOOOOSH completely STUNNING !!!

ellabella said...

Wooooowwww wonderful creation! Love it! Janine

Chrissy said...

FAB-U-LOUS, a real stunner.
Luv CHRISSYxx

creacora said...

this creation is so gorgeous the flower all so beautiful I love it !

hugs Cora

Bluefairy4U said...

Hi Chris, what a stunning tag you have made once again.
Hope your class went well at the Craftbarn on Saturday.
Lots of love JO.

Anesha said...

Wonderful creation!!!

CraftyC said...

Wow Chris, this tag is beautiful and your dragonfly is stunning. Beautiful piece!
Clairexx

Lou said...

Hi! I really love this Chris,it is a work of art and just so pretty too!!
Hope you are ok? and it is just starting to feel a bit Spring like here-hope for you too!!
hugs Lou.xx

Nannieflash said...

Wow Chris thats one stunning tag, love the distressed look of it. With hugs Shirleyxxxx

Elisa said...

wowwww ! Chris this tag is very beautiful.
I love your rose and the colors
Hugs

Netty said...

Oh wow Chris this is a gorgeous tag. Annette x

Tab said...

Wow, Chris your tag is awesome! Love the rose and the colours you have used, truly beautiful!
Hugs Tab xxx

Sol said...

Beautiful ArtWork.. Stunning Background and Lovely Colours.. The Butterflie is Stunning!!

Cami said...

OMG Chris, this tag is beautiful! What a work of art with all the stamping, distressing, handmade grunge flower!
Hugs, Cami

sasa said...

Lovely piece Chris, I'm loving those distressed red tones and that lace. Great job. Thanks for joining with the Simon Says stamp and Show Challenge!

Sarah

Diane said...

WOW, Chris! This tag is amazing - I absolutely love it and the techniques you've used on everything are so effective!
Diane x

Angela said...

Ooo very pretty! Love the colors and the beautiful design of this tag! big hugs, Angela <3

Julie said...

Gorgeous work

Faye said...

Wow, wow and wow! xxx

Georgia said...

Wow, this is stunning Chris! I love the vibrant colours and the dragonfly and the crackle effect on the keyhole looks great! :) Love, Georgia xx

Di said...

Hi Chris
Thanks for the comments on my blog, my you have been busy too you are such a creative person all your last posts are just awesome all so different and fabulous!
Yes i finally took the plunge and bought the Wacom intuous4 tablet, its great but getting to grips with some of iluustrator really sets it off.
I used utube for my teaching sessions How fab!! i can at least draw over my sketched image now in illustrator, i have only done 2 images so still very very new.
Did you get illustator? the tablet also came with corel sketch but i havent even looked at that.
Hugs Di x
Di xxx

Kate P. said...

Hi Chris - I've just spent a wonderful few hours on your site looking at your drop dead gorgeous artwork! I just wanted to stop by and say thanks so much for page after page of inspiration.

email: Steph@SimonSaysStamp.com said...

I love the ribbons and rose!!

Thanks so much for entering the Simon Says Stamp & Show Challenge!!!

-Sarah

Pops x said...

Hi sweetie, this is really gorgeous, i love this colours too, hugs Pops x x x

Caroline Hallett said...

brilliant tag - love the colours

Juls said...

gorgeous!!! Love the rich colours and the mix of textures! fabulous!!!! Hugs Juls