June 29, 2014

Happy 4th of July!

Hi all, Linda back again.  I know I've been slacking and missed last Saturday's post.  My excuse was that the DH and I were on an Alaskan cruise :)  This week, I wanted to make something to celebrate the 4th of July and to use the awesome Hero plate.

I started with a jumbo manila tags.  Covering the entire tag with the Stars layering stencil, I applied embossing ink then applied Weathered White EP.  Once I had heat set the EP, I sponged Faded Jeans over the tag and also blotted some Faded Jeans stain on my craft sheet and laid the tag face down it it a couple of times.

I cut a Chevron die cut from plain gray chipboard, stained it with Festive Berries and cut it to fit the tag.  Then I applied Glossy Accents very liberally to the die cut and shook on Festive Berries Distress Glitter.  I also used the off cuts to embellish the top.

I cut a star from chipboard, painted it white and then did the Glossy Accents/distress glitter application, this time with Clear Rock Candy distress glitter.  A small Tattered Banners die cut was made with white CS, stamped, distressed and affixed to the star with a bit of craft foam under it to pop it up.

I decided to finish it off with a "4" cut from chipboard covered with Ranger Foil Tape, then black acrylic paint dabber was applied to make it look tarnished.

That's it for this week.  I hope you are having a wonderful weekend!  Thank you so much for stopping by today!

Designer:  Linda Coughlin
The Funkie Junkie


butterfly said...

Terrific use of the chevrons - and fabulous sparkle! - love that image of the flags... a great tag, Linda!
Alison xx

Coco said...

Really striking and gorgeous tag!! Coco x