Tuesday, 30 April 2013

inspiration emporium blog challenge - marvelous masks and spectacular stencils

butterfly tag

adhesive was spritzed through 'the crafter's workshop' mini 
burst stencil and heat embossed using white embossing powder.
tag was then coloured using 'dylusions' dirty martini, 
vibrant turquoise, london blue and crushed grape.
tag edges distressed and coloured using 'distress ink' 
vintage photo.

'alterations' mini butterflies cut from grungeboard and 
painted with 'distress crackle' rock candy.
butterflies coloured using dylusions as above, 
embellished with gems and glued in place with 3d glue.

flourishes from 'decorative strip' festive greenery, 
cut from silver 'mirri' board and glued in place.

crinkle ribbon coloured with dylusions as above, 
tied through top of tag.


  1. Lisa what a gorgeous tag! That's an ingenious technique using the stencil, along with using Dylusions with the distress crackle, it's just brilliant!

    Thanks for crafting with us in the Marvelous Masks and Spectacular Stencils Challenge at Inspiration Emporium!!



  2. Beautiful tag! Found it on the IE blog - congrats!

  3. Very nice tag! I like how you used the mask - that's a creative technique. Congrats on being our winner for April! =)

  4. Your tag is beautiful, Lisa! I love all of the dimension and texture. Congrats on winning the April challenge!

  5. Fabulous use of the stencil and I love the cracked technique on the butterflies. Great tag!!

  6. Another stunningly gorgeous tag.