Thursday, April 14, 2016

DL.ART Thankful Thursdays Challenge #178 ~ Water

Hello Blogging Buddies,

**Please note that this is one of two posts I have for today.  To see the Craft Rocket Challenge #13 ~ Favorite Color Combination post please go here.**

Today is the start of another challenge over at the DL.ART Thankful Thursdays Challenge #178 with a theme of Water (rain, faucets, tubs, etc.) or you can always substitute a Thank You card for any of the challenges.  



Ingredients:

Newton's Nook  Designs Tranquil Tides dies
Newton's Nook Designs Tranquil Tides stamps
Tim Holtz Stencil Flourish
Ranger Texture Paste Transparent Gloss
Distress Inks:  Broken China, Salty Ocean, Peacock Feathers, Cracked  Pistachio and Faded Jeans
Copic markers

I started by wetting my Prima Julie Nutting Mixed Media Tag and then I put distress ink on my tag and mixed it together with a water paint brush and then I let it dry.  Next I stamped my Prima Julie Nutting Sea Sallie Mermaid stamp with black ink onto white neenah paper and then I colored her with my Copic markers.  Then I placed my Tim Holtz Stencil Flourish over the Mermaids tale and I applied the Texture Paste and let that dry.  When she was dry I placed her on the tag.  Then I stamped the Newton's Nook Design Tranquil Tides stamps with distress ink and then colored them with my Copic markers, and then I cut them out with the matching Newton's Nook Design Tranquil Tides dies, and then I glued them onto the tag. I stamped the sentiment from the same stamp set with black ink.  Then I took some DL.ART Mermaids Tale Bundle 3rd Edition Orange Green Hue ribbon and made a bow on the top of the tag.  I love the way the ribbon compliments the seahorse and sea star!

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Thanks for stopping by!
Lori



10 comments:

  1. Adorable . . . how do come up with these?!

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  2. Awesome plus! WOW! LOVE this so much. It looks absolutely dreamy Lori.
    Lynn

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  3. Wow Lori, this tag is gorgeous with that mermaid image! Love the background colors and everything!! :) HUGS

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  4. Hi Lori this is a gorgeous tag I love the mermaid and the colours you have used. Take care. Hugs Jackie

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  5. Oh, I just love, love this, Lori!! She looks so beautiful!! I love her tail!! The sea critters you added are perfect!! And I love the sentiment, too!! This is fabulous my friend!! Have a great day!! Big hugs :)

    Lisa
    A Mermaid's Crafts

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  6. Wow wow WOW! Lori, your mermaid card is incredible! Did you use watercolor paper? Gorgeous colors, and so feminine! Beautifully done, Miss Lori! Hugs, de

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  7. Love your mermaid tag. She looks great swimming with all the fish. Wonderful colors and textures.

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  8. This is so sweet. I am in love with the colors and everything about your mermaid tag
    Thank you for your inspiration. Have a blessed day
    DIANA L.

    DL.ART DESIGN TEAM MEMBER
    DL.ART crinkle ribbon
    http://dianamlarson.blogspot.com
    http://dianamlarson.ctmh.com

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  9. This is just BEAUTIFUL!!! Such a fabulous tag!!
    Have a blessed day,
    Migdalia
    Crafting With Creative M

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