Friday, 30 August 2019

Dream It - Create It -Tag Friday at A Vintage Journey

Hi everyone! My blog has been quite neglected of late but back today with a project for our Tag Friday post at A Vintage Journey.
I have been struggling with both time and motivation to create recently - which saddens me! Hopefully as the colder months arrive I will find more time and a little creativity.
I started with the background, Seth Apter style - building a few layers - dark then light without worrying too much about what went where as long as some of each layer was showing through. I then took some watercolour card and monoprinted additional layers of colour - this gives the slightly mottled appearance. A little stamping and stencilled circles to finish. All paints were Paper Artsy Chalk paints.
I created a few layers with die cut frames, and some altered patterned paper along with the altered clock face and clock hand - all using Distress paints.
I have no idea where the word stamp came from, but I found it my folder of random stamps and its seemed appropriate for my lacking mojo! I added some camera film and altered some strips of cotton material to finish.
I am sure there will lots of wonderful creations on the Tag Friday post at A Vintage Journey so do head over! 
Thanks for stopping by.
Nikki

8 comments:

  1. Loving your Seth style background , Nikki and together with your other elements and your eye for great composition and overall design you have created a really fabulous tag . Love it !
    Hugs
    A x

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  2. Very much in love with this tag, Nikki - so earthy and grungy and layered, and the blush of the rosy tones gives it a warmth which is really beautiful.
    Alison x

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  3. Looks like you are back in the groove Nikki. Your tag is fabulous! Hugs, S@ndy

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  4. I think many of us are experiencing similar issues, both with creation and specially with blogging... Good to see your fabulous tag though, gorgeous grungy layers and a fabulous compositions which really draws in the eye!

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  5. Your tag is fabulous Nikki and I adore that wonderful background. The mats are stunning and I love the depth they created x Like you I need more hours/days in the week as life has been so busy. Looks like Mr Mojo is back and I send lots of hugs your way

    Annie xx

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  6. Wow, what a stunning tag! The background that you created is amazing and I love the beautiful layers that you added 😀. Happy Tag Friday! Hugs, Jo x

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  7. Beautiful colors and layers on this wonderfully composed tag Nikki! xx

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  8. I'm in love with the layers you created! Colors and design are really fantastic! barbara

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Thanks so much for leaving a comment. I seem to be getting a lot of spam comments at the moment (November 2019) so unfortunately I have had to switch moderation back on - but I will publish your comment ASAP! Thanks again. Nikki

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