Monday, December 23, 2013
I started with a white tag shape and added Iced Spruce, Pumice Stone and Fired Brick Distress Inks with Cut n Dry foam. I also used That Special Touch Music note border mask (peeking out behind the poinsettia). I then embossed the whole tag using Couture Creations Turkish Delight folder and then added more distress ink shading. I next added highlights using Cosmic Shimmer Gilding Waxes - Gold and Patina and applied some patterns through sequin waste with Fired Brick. Splash with water and remove the droplets with a towel to give that distressed look.
I cut out all the pieces of the poinsettia die and coloured the three layers of petals with Fired Brick, Aged Mahogany and a little touch of Gathered Twigs Distress Inks. It was then spritzed with water and the droplets lifted with a towel to give that mottled look. The top piece was coloured with Mustard Seed and Spiced Marmalade Distress Ink and the leaf with Gathered Twigs and Peeled Paint with a hint of gold wax. I curled the petals to give it some dimension and assembled onto my tag using Cosmic Shimmer Dries Clear Glue.
the picture doesn't do the shading justice - particularly the wax highlights that really glisten in real life!
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