Friday, 31 July 2015

It's a scribbles and splat card


Happy Friday! It is a Tag Friday over at A Vintage Journey so here is my little creation - a tag card, made for my niece.
For the first time in ages I have actually taken some process shots - so be prepared, I have my first long post in quite a while......

I decided to use Tim Holtz's Scribbles and Splats thinlits - I haven't really done much with them since I got them. I started with spritzing some card stock with Victorian Velvet Distress spray and when dry added Distress inks in the same colour plus Milled lavender. I cut out my splats and added Dusty concord around the edges. I also cut a splat in white for the layer underneath.

For my tag I took the same three colours and played around with inking and flicking water until I was happy with the result. 
I cut some foam out of the scribbles die to create a stamp and glued it to my acrylic block. I stamped this is glacier white on the tag and also on some coordinating cardstock.

Finally I used the same scribble stamp and stamped my base card around the edge with dusty concord. I also created my words out of Ideology Label letters.

A little seam binding and my tag was complete.

While I had the foam stamp I also made a couple more cards using the same idea.



Thanks for stopping by today.
Nikki
x

13 comments:

  1. What a great effect with the scribbles and splats! Love this collection of inky fabulousness. Enjoy!

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  2. what a wonderful background for those fun splats Nikki! Julia xx

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  3. Super use of those splats Nikki and great step by step. Love your tag card and the other two look great too!

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  4. Such a great fun tag Nikki. Great idea for using the splats. Jenny x

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  5. Oh, that's such fun - love the effect of the shadowed layering - so clever to make an impact.
    Alison xx

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  6. Looking gorgeous in those colours and such a great way to use those unusual scribbles and splats.
    See you Sunday yay....
    hugs Brenda xxx

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  7. What a fabulous set Nikki! I love the layered splat, really looks 3D!! Great colours too! hugs :)

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  8. What a fabulous way of using the die set Nikki ! so very clever and a wonderful tag card for your niece. Have a great day on Sunday x

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  9. A fabulously funky tag ! Nikki Love how you have used the splats - giving then the white shadow really makes them pop ! Such a clever way to use the scribbles die too making it into a stamp - so creative. Thx for the inspiration . I'm sure your Niece will love her personalised tag x

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  10. these are wonderful Nikki - such wonderful inspiration - I haven't used mine either - I now need to get them out and play!!!! Thankyou! Hugs rachel x

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  11. Fabulous use of the Scribble and Splats dies Nikki, I just got them myself and have been playing but love your idea of making a stamp from foam, will have to give it a go! Wonderful card, your niece is going to love it!

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  12. Darling tag. Love how you made your own splat to match everything...

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  13. Wow! What a clever way to use those dies! I love the scribble stamp you made with foam to make those white scribbles on your background and love those 3 dimensional splats, too! How fun all these cards are! sorry, I'm so late to the party! I'm moving in super slow motion right now!

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