Monday, 16 June 2014

Tag on Tag

Hi everyone, it's good to be here again with a new theme to play with. 
Thank you so much for the kind comments on my 1950s tag last week. I thought there were so many wonderful varieties to enjoy looking at. 
This week I have made a tag that will end up the way of all other previous bus tags. 
Yup ~ in the wee man's bedroom :)  But before it does of course, I will share it here.


First I made the background using three or four masks and two or three distress inks. Then I stamped with my Portobello Road set, using several masks that I made out of some plastic, (that was covering some cheese), so that I could stamp several times without going over previous images. I also stamped the phone box onto a separate, smaller tag and cut around it. Quite a good fit I thought. 
I coloured the buses, taxi's and lamps with the same distress inks from the background and a paint. Finally, the tie was coloured with paints. 
Now, until next time, thank you for looking ((hugs)) Mo :o) x

8 comments:

  1. great stamping and masking! what a fun card! cute idea for the second tag

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  2. I think your little wee man will be loving this one. Great tag, Valerie

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  3. Wonderful stamping and a great tag for any wall

    Love Chrissie x

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  4. I love, love, love the detailed street pattern you created for the background and that sweet miniature phone booth tag. I would love to see a photograph of your "wee man's" display of vehicle tags you've made for him. Blessings!

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  5. You have such lovely details on your complex and interesting tag.Your lad will certainly like it!

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  6. Hi Mo Such a clever idea - just love the telephone box attached! What a great addition to that growing art collection of bus tags.

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  7. oh fun! i love it. xo

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  8. Love this! Great colours and stamping, Mo! He will love it too. Carolyn xx

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