Feeling Blue with TIO

Hello everyone. Happy Friday from me to all you peeps in crafty land. Thank you for popping in, so I can show you my Tag I created for the theme at Dragons Dreaming challenge which is blue and words.

I painted my tag with Bora Bora Fresco acrylics from Paper Artsy and when dry coated it in crackle glaze. I mixed together snowflake and Blue Oyster to make a very pale blue. 



Little tip! Keep your empty bottles to use with mixed colours. I've got one that I'm going to use for a flesh colour Im going to mixed. Frescos are great for painting faces with but I needed a slightly different shade than is available. I'll show the colour once I do it.

I coated the glaze with the blue and while it was drying I made my flowers. 

I took a 12x12 sheet of tissue paper from PA and painted it in 3 shades of blue, Smurf, Sky and and Glass Blue


Once  these were dry I folded the paper to the colours and then folded it in 3. 


There was a small amount left which I cut off. I then stamped my flowers from JOFY 32 I then cut them out. I stamped the butterfly on the remaining paper which gave me 3 layers.



I assembled the flowers and butterfly. 


The flowers were very full and could be easily moved into shape. I then stamped on the tag again using Jo's stamps. I assembled my tag and added my sentiment.

Some close ups 






I enjoyed making these flowers and hope you like my Tag.

See you soon Take care Debs xx

Deborah Wainwright
Deborah Wainwright

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9 comments:

  1. Really beautiful AND a great sentiment too. Lx

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  2. Loving your use of the blue Debs, i do like this theme, it made me smile! So many layers on your flowers but your butterfly is exquisite, love this colour combination :-) xxx

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  3. Debs, this is a beautiful tag, thank you for dreaming with us at TIO.

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  4. So gorgeous tag Deborah! Beautiful the blue flowers in full and the butterfly looks happy. I love it. xxx

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  5. Wow Debs, I am loving your amazing flowers!! Great background, the blues really work well here. A fabulous tag! hugs :)

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  6. Oh, these flowers are absolutely exquisite! This is a really gorgeous tag. Thank You for dreaming with the Dragons. xxx

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  7. Gorgeous flowers, Debs, and they look stunning against the crackled background. Love this tag!
    Alison xx

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  8. Love your crackle background but those flowers certainly are a talking point!! Chrisx

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  9. This is fabulous Deborah and thanks for joining our challenge over at Dragons Dream
    x catherine

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Thank you for taking the time to read and comment on my blog. Your comments are appreciated.

Hugs Debs xxx

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