Ooops! Forgot to schedule today's post - sorry it's a little late... here we go with Day 6 of Dylusions!
Today's tag starts with a color wash background (big surprise) in butterscotch and red pepper. I love the instant results of these color sprays and the blended, sometimes marbled/mottled look you can achieve with practically no effort.
Used the leafy vine and bits & bats Dylusions stamps, tracing around the leaves with white pigment pen to help the leaves stand out against the dark background.
Used another of my "new" sentiments from Tim Holtz - this is an oldie but a very goodie, and so true. As in keeping with my style of late, I cut the words up individually and glued them down. This lets me put almost any sentiment on a tag because the words don't have to fit in their original configuration. Added some antique linen distress ink to age the words a bit.
And, lastly, I used Tim's picket fence die to cut out the fence in grungeboard, painted with a white paint dabber and distressed the tips with my brown blending tool (whatever color was left on the foam). The blending tools hold so much ink that often times you don't need to add more ink to just distress the edges. And the bird from the bits & bats set just looked perfect sitting on the fence, taking a break (as the sentiment suggested - he's a smart bird...) haha.
Added the antique key and the other dangly embellishment from Susan Lenart Kazmer's "Industrial Chic" line - available at Michael's, and some rag ribbon at the top.
Just one more project to share tomorrow! Hope you stop by to check it out. See you then. Have a great day!