1 October 2012

A sunshiney day!

My lovely friend Bev was a little older today and so I made her a tag to accompany her suitably craft inspired present. The present was wrapped in black tissue paper and so the tag needed to be quite restrained - I was aiming for sophisticated! 
The tag is made from thick, strong card and I covered it in Snowflake Fresco Finish paint as  abase and then stamped one of Wendy's background stamps in Brushed Pewter Distress Stain randomly on the tag and I swiped the bottle down the sides of the tag to give it a little more colour. Then I stamped the flourishes (oh my! I lurve these flourishes!) and added dots stamped with Tarnished Brass Distress Stain
The next stamp was some numbers stamped in Frayed Burlap Distress Ink. I added a sentiment, a treasured Blossom Bucket Floral Button and a little ribbon and it was ready! I really enjoyed making something so 'restrained' - maybe I should do that more often?! 
Signature

7 comments:

Craft Addicts - Tracy Evans said...

Beautiful sophisticated tag. Love the background and flourishes and the flower is the perfect touch of dimension. Tracy x

Bev said...

I can definitely say this is just lovely as it's sitting on my mantle piece. Even more to say that I am rather taken that it had blossom bucket on it - as they are rather hard to give away! Thank you Gab beautiful work as always!

snazzyoriginal said...

definitely hit the button on sophisticated, such lovely sbtle use of the Metallic Distress Stains

butterfly said...

Very sophisticated! A lovely, elegant tag - I'm sure Bev must be loving it...
Alison x

victoria h said...

Love the floral button and sophisicated tag.

wendy vecchi said...

perfection!

monique said...

Beautiful very classy