Friday, 6 June 2014

It's Tag Friday at A Vintage Journey


It is Tag Friday at A Vintage Journey today - lots of tags on display for viewing or inspiration!
Mine is from the same series I created for the Texture challenge in May. Sometimes I find it is easier to make a few things (if they are small) at once - meaning I can move embellishments around to see what works. This is what I did here - I actually made five at once, moving elements between one and the other.

I find composition one of the most critical things in whether something works or not - and it is often just trial and error - and often I get it wrong!

The background was stamped in versamark and white embossing powder added - the tickets down the left hand side. I added grunge paste through Tim's stripe stencil before getting to play with my Distress inks!
Not a great photo this one - sorry. I die cut some cogs (Spellbinders) - the top one is embossed with Frantage aged taupe embossing enamel and then inked to create more colour contrast.

A game spinner, number salvage sticker, a sentiment and one of Tim's car stamps complete this little tag.


Thanks for looking
Nikki
xx

9 comments:

  1. Gorgeous textures on those cogs, and the sepia colour palette is so cool - another fabulous addition to your texture collection!
    Alison xx

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  2. Love the rustic feel to this tag Nikki, you have created fabulous texture and the elements fit beautifully. Great job xxx

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  3. So wonderfully vintage and rustic. Love all that texture in background too. Karen.x

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  4. Superb Nikki. I love those stripes and the way they contrast with the altered cogs. A fantastic tag. Jenny x

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  5. Brilliant final tag in this wonderful collection Nikki! Love all the cogs and how you altered them, looks wonderful!

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  6. Nikki - it appears you have moved all the right elements to this tag, just great. The colors are pleasing and all the elements work great together.

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  7. The texture on your tag is amazing and the spinner looks great with the cogs. Love this! Anne x

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  8. Wonderful textures on your tag Nikki and it all works so well with the wonderful embelllishments. Just gorgeous! Jennie

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  9. A fun, grungey tag with fab texture. It most definitely has the rustic Americana feel to it. Nice one Nikki! >:o) Chris xxx

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