Thursday, 3 September 2015

5,4,3,2,1 - Shine!

Welcome to my second design for our Numbers themed challenge at Country View Crafts challenges. 
I love this technique, using embossing powder to protect some of the surface. You can see how I used this on another tag and some more detailed photos - here.

I began my tag with random inking in various colours and once dry I added versamark through the rays stencil and embossed with clear powder. I covered the whole tag in black soot ink and then wiped it away from the embossed areas.


I cut my tattered floral flowers from grungepaper with card stuck to it. I like this combination as it is sturdy but flexible! I dabbed some gesso on to create some texture and once dry dabbed various paints on too until I was happy.
My numbers were pre cut grungeboard numbers which I painted with the same colours.

A few close ups...



Thanks for visiting today.
Nikki xxx

8 comments:

  1. Beautiful tag!!! I like the shiny rays!!!

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  2. Wonderful use of the colours and great textures as well.

    Beautiful tag

    Lovce Chrissie xx

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  3. An awesome tag Nikki, great texture and additions.
    Yvonne xx

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  4. Wow, those rays are really stunning - I just love the colours you used for the tag. Great weathered finish on the numbers too.
    Alison xx

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  5. GORGEOUS! I love the colors the texture and what a wonderful design! This has got to be one of my favorites of yours!

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  6. Beautiful Nikki , love the clear embossing through the stencil, great technique! Love the wonderful texture on your flowers, thanks for sharing! Deb xo

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  7. Stunning, Nikki! Love this tag!! XOXO-Shari

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  8. Gorgeous tag! Nikki Love the technique - really is so effective . love the water droplet effect on the flower too x

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