Friday, June 10, 2016

June Tag

So with the June Tag it was for sure going to be something for Fathers Day. 
Well my kids have a father who has an amazing Job!!! I knew right then what I needed to focus on. 
I then asked #myhotpilot to help me cut a  image of a Blackhawk on the silhouette (yes you read that right) my husband is the master of image cutting on this machine. He helps me a great deal, and I must say he might even be better then me.  
So once image was cut I went a few different routes on placement and paper choices. The Tag worked great for this part. 
Next I inked and glossy accented the inset of the Blackhawk. 
Now to make the background of the image I used water color paper and grabbed a bunch of colors and Tim Holtz cracked glass stencil to create the look of the New Army Uniforms.
Once I got the look I wanted I then started to stencil the States Map on my Tissue Paper.

Once I got it glued on I then removed the tissue paper in the center of the Blackhawk. 
If you notice the Red Metal dots these are locations of Military Bases we got stationed at.. Now I had to try again and make the ribbon into the uniform camouflage so I mixed it up again 
I think it came out great all the little details are so much fun I even made some cute dog tags out of this tiny die from Dimond Press. I cut it both ways on image to get the full look 
I then embossed a image from this folder focusing on the dot section 
And there you have it homemade Dog Tags. 
 I had so much fun doing this tag and it means so much to me to show my Love for my wonderful Husband 

Sunday, April 10, 2016

12tagsof2016 April

I could not think of a better way to get together with a friend and have some fun. We decided making Tims April 12 Tags of 2016 was a must. 
He said mosaic was very therapeutic..... Well I laughed at first but dang if he was not right. Haha I was so in the ZONE I had cut way more pieces then I needed. So was very happy we decided to do 2 a male and a female. 
There was a great aweHa moment when I saw this one print that if I cut in half it would look like eyes. Yep I was on a roll once this happened. I had the best time creating this tag. I had to get creative with a few materials but he gave great detail for each use so was able to find similar items. 

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

January 12tagsof2016

So I jumped on the chance to make the January #12tagsof2016. However realized I was out of black paper and white ink. Oh and I didn't have the folder. But a friend in Atlanta had it so she embossed it for me while I was at CHA. It was at home waiting for me, I was so super excited. 
I know can you believe 😳no black paper and white paint yea crazy I know!!! Totally need to restock the basics. 
Well I was going to do this TAG no matter what I fell in love with the embossed image and it went from there. Thank you "friend" from ATL. 
I LOVE seeing everything Tim does in his tags I try to follow but I seem to have a Something Shining Syndrome .. And from there I find its nothing like his but takes on a life of its own. Art who knew it could be so fun. 
Here is how it started. Obsessed with stars right now, sorry it just went from there...... 
Now I really felt the need to use his Sticky embossing powder so I could use some gold foil.  (No white paint remember so had to go outside the box) 
Lucky I had a coin "Simplify" already distressed with white. No black paper either so I used black glitter tape. 
I used Tim's Sizzix star die to cut a large star then used one size smaller to cut the layers of this Star. 
Well I am so excited to have made this Tag and I now know this folder totally needs to make it in my stash. 🤗😉