Friday, 30 September 2016

Wildflower Tag Friday

 Tim Holtz Wildflower Tag
It has been a busy old month here at Addicted to Art - lots of projects and posts (for me anyway!). As the month draws to a close it is Tag Friday at A Vintage Journey.
My tag began with a bit of PaperArtsy Chalk paint that was left on my craft mat - which I painted in patches on the tag and let dry. I then added some distress stains and a little water.
Love the effect this gives! 
Next I did some random stenciling and stamping to add extra depth and interest to the background. I also had some Wildflower die cuts on the desk so added some distress paints and as I wanted them to be quite solid added some gel paste.
I later added a little more colour when they were dry. To make them pop a little more on the similar toned tag I tore some book pages - added a little white paint and some distress ink. Some dyed white string and a hashtag saying completed my tag.
If you have time pay a visit to A Vintage Journey today for lots more Tag inspiration.
Nikki
xxx

16 comments:

  1. Love this Nikki, that painty, distressed background looks amazing and then the stencilling and wildflower additions have created a fantastic autumnal feel to the finished design xxx

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  2. A stunning tag Nikki x Love the background and those gorgeous dies xx

    TFs Annie xx

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  3. Oooh love this tag Nikki, gorgeously grungy :)
    hugs
    Donna xx

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  4. Fantastic tag Nikki!! Great background and I just love how you finished it!!

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  5. Absolutely love this tag, Nikki - so clever how you created the pale glow on the book text to set off the flower stems, and the earthy colour palette and grungy look are fabulous.
    Alison x

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  6. The colour tones you achieved are completely gorgeous, your tag is so, so beautiful - love the stencilling and the wildflowers are so lovely! Anne xx

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  7. This is so, so wonderful Nikki, tons of yummy texture, soft colours and a perfect design xx

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  8. Lovely tag Nikki, imlove those rustic vintage tones set with the wildflower stems. Lovely design. Have a lovely weekend. Tracy x

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  9. Love your tag! I think i need the wildflower dies!! :)

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  10. Wow! My new favourite! This really is special! Hugs, Chrisx

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  11. Just love the colors in your tag Nikki - it is summer turning to fall on a beautiful tag. So well done. S@ndy xx

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  12. Lovely tag! Nikki with a real vintaged distressed feel and great detail . x

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  13. Beautiful vintage distressed tag! I love how you've finished those wildflowers! Hugs!

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  14. Lovely tag Nikki, wonderful autumnal colour palette and love the texture on your wildflowers. Thanks for sharing it, Deb xo

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  15. Beautiful Nikki, I love the layers xx

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