Friday, November 16, 2012

Make Your Own Background Challenge

I first want to thank all my new followers! Welcome!! 

I hope everyone has a fantastic weekend.

I thought I would try something different for a change. I entered the "Make Your Own Background" Challenge over at "Our Creative Corner".

If you follow my blog you know my crafting supplies are limited, so this was really fun.
 
I love the color purple and tons of sparkles. 
What I did was take a medium sized shipping tag and used Distress Inks "Dusty Concord", and "Milled Lavender" to ink it up a bit
You can purchase these distress inks through "The Funkie Junkie Boutique".

I then used a smaller shipping tag and layered it with glitters in multiple shades of purple, pink, aqua, gold, and more purple. I used Modge Podge in between layers.
I used white ribbon that I dyed with the "Dusty Concord" distress ink. I can not remember where I learned that little trick, so whoever you are, a huge Thank you!!!

I added a beautiful Prima rose in a shade of purple and a gold filigree butterfly. (We were asked to keep the background more as the focal point.
So this is my tag I am entering. I hope you guys like it!!

Until Next Time, Happy Sales

8 comments:

  1. Hello
    Yes I do like it, you have made an excellent job on the Bg, it stands alone wonderfully.
    Thank you so very much for joining us this week at Our Creative Corner, I am thrilled to see your work.
    Smiles:)
    Sue

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    1. Thank you so much Sue for taking time to drop by!! I am very grateful!

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  2. This blew me away. I was solely focused on your shimmery tag that I literally said, "WOW" when you introduced the background tag. This is so lovely Tracie and you've used my favorite color too...PURPLE!! :)
    Thank you so much for sharing your creativity with us at Our Creative Corner. Best of luck and we'd love to have you visit again next week!
    Lisa xx

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    1. Lisa, your encouragement and thoughtful compliments have just made my day!! Thank you!

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  3. Dear dear Tracie, I love to visit and each time I do, I am always greeted by "Angels & Dragonflies,"how cool is that!

    I think it is wonderful how you manage to create so many lovely things even though your crafting supplies are limited, you are very talented my friend. Have a wonderful week-end. Hugs...Carole

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    1. Thank you Carole. Your opinion means the world to me. I am always flattered when you drop by.

      Looking forward to YOUR next project :-)

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  4. Great tag, Tracie!I really love your sparkly background and the color combo you have used. The butterfly is a perfect touch to that romantic tag.Thanks for playing along with us at Our Creative Corner!

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    1. Thank you Lili. I had a lot of fun creating this one :-)

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