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Wednesday, 3 October 2012

Leaf It Out!

Helen has chosen the theme this time around on TIO, and she has chosen (drum roll please) leaves, metal, and the colour orange.
So to me orange is for pumpkins, and pumpkins are for Halloween, and Halloween means Edgar, and Ravens and so here we are.
The background is Distress Inks that have been blended, and then a leaf stencil over the top and more ink added. The Stampendous stamp has been inked in black Versamark and clear embossed, and a very handsome bird he is too.
I put metal tape around the edges, then added some silver embossing enamel to blend it in.
The bird and leaves have had a coating of Frantage embossing to give it a bit of texture, and the ribbon has been died with a Radiant Rain dauber.
I just love the Frantage range - can you tell lol.
This is not at all what I had in mind when I started the tag, but it seemed to come together nicely so I'm sticking with it!
Please check out my teamies tags, then gather your ingredients and come and join us. It's the usual terms and conditions - you must use at least one real stamp (but the more the merrier).
I'm entering this into the Simon Says Stamp and Show challenge which is leaves.
Thank you very much for looking x


14 comments:

  1. Great tag – I'm loving all the rich autumnal blended colours! Thanks so much for joining us for this week's Simon Says Stamp And Show Challenge!

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  2. So love this Raven stamp, and it looks amazing against your fabulous blended background - great tag!
    Alison x

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  3. Gorgeous tag, I love this time of year with leaves and spooky stuff! Valerie

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  4. Faaaaabulous tag Sue! Love the colour mix background - really cool! xx

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  5. gorgeous, love the shimmer and the raven is awesome

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  6. Love your tag! Such cool background colors! I love the stamped script and then the image of the crow with the witch hat....really neat images! :) Thanks so much for joining in the fun with our Simon Says Stamp and Show Challenge. <3 Candy

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  7. Gorgeous tag Sue, Love the Fran-tige effect.. The use of the raven is Brilliant.. great shimmer... Hugs May x x x

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  8. A fab tag, love all the wonderful colours in the background..a wondful make! Hugs trace. Xb

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  9. I love, love, LOVE this tag.... really beautiful !! I wanted to subscribe to your email, but didn't find the entry... Anyway, I will try to follow you by other means ! Coco xx

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  10. HOw cool, that's a fabulous idea, great tag.

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Thank you so much for your comments x