Monday 16 March 2015

Couture Creations Vintage Rose Tag

      This week I've used some more gorgeous papers from Couture Creations along with some Cosmic Shimmer from Creative Expressions.
     The tag is cut using Tim Holtz Sizzix Tag and Bookplate die. I then die cut a white card Vintage Roses by Couture Creations and coloured it with alcohol markers. Using the same die I cut the large rose head in funky foam, in the photo you'll see it's purple. Die cut shapes in foam make great stamps, this way you can get everything to match on your card.
     I have used Distress Ink Victorian Velvet to colour the tag, then using the foam stamp I have water stamped to get the white roses. Water stamping with Distress Inks is when you use a damp stamp to lift the ink away from the card, stamp and mop up with a clean piece of paper towel.
     After stamping a random pattern with water I then stamped with the same Distress Ink to build up the pattern. Before it all dried I went over the whole tag with Cosmic Shimmer mica powder Pearlescent, this stuck to the background and the pink roses but not the white ones as they were dry.
     The small postcard is from Couture Creations Vintage Rose Garden paper pad, as is the word Smile. The paper roses are made with paper from the same pad that was left over from making the little gift box last week. Inside each flower is a tiny pink flower shaped gem to add a little sparkle.
     With the addition of a burgundy ribbon the tag is complete. What do you do with a tag once you've made it? Use it on a present, send it as a small note or just give it as a nice surprise.

Materials used:
Couture Creations - Vintage Rose die
CC Paper Pad - Vintage Rose Garden
Cosmic Shimmer - Mica Powder Pearlescent
Distress Ink - Victorian Velvet

I would like to enter this tag in the following challenges:
Fresh Brewed Designs - Flowers
My Time To Craft - For A Special Lady 
Come And Get It - Make Your Own Background


  1. Rocky this is so perfect for our ‘FLOWERS’ theme. Just love the colours and design. Thanks for sharing your talent with us and good luck.
    {Fresh Brewed Designs DT Member}
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

  2. Beautiful tag. Pretty details. Thank you for joining us at Come and Get It this week. Hope to see you back here again soon. Judy DT

  3. This is such a pretty tag, Rocky! I love the soft vintage look! Thanks for joining in at My Time to Craft!

    love Mags b x


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