Firstly thank you for popping by to my blog. Just wanted to put that there as I know blog reading is not something that everyone does, so thank you.
Today I have another design team contribution for the Happy Little Stampers Anything Goes with Dies blog.
I created this tag with lots of different bits and pieces … let me talk you through it as I forgot to take process pics.
I started with stamping and die cutting the Brilliant Wings stamp. This is great as it stamps and cuts out 6 different butterflies in one go. I stamped them onto the Petal Pink cardstock and used a mix of different ink colours and the stamping platform so there was a gradient in the colours stamped.
I also die cut one of the filigree butterflies from the die sets and inked that using my blending tool.
Next I took 2 tags and cut out a panel of one of them as an aperture. I inked and stamped round that using the Very Versailles stamps. And splattered some shimmery watercolour paint too so there was some shine.
I then took 5 of the butterflies and laid them out around the aperture and stuck the aperture tag down. I then trimmed them back so that they were smaller than the tag but visible through the gap.
Next I took my piercing tool and guide and pierced the edge of the tag. Love the effect this creates.
Next I did a little more very versailles stamping on the bottom tag so that I would come through the vellum a little.
I cut a panel of vellum to sit behind the aperture and then sandwiched the two tags together.
Next I stamped the hello sentiment and the fancy frame from very versaille and fussy cut them out and inked the edges to match the tag. I added them to the frame and then affixed the layered butterfly to the top.
Finally I added the trim on the top. Voila! A layered tag with lots of interest.
I’m actually going to enter this into the UK stampers forum tag swap as not joined in yet this month so seems like a good way of doing my DT and joining in a swap!