Monday, 27 May 2013

simon says stamp challenge blog - take a picture and simon says stamp and show - favourite ink

vintage photo tag

manila tag stamped with 'tim holtz' wallpaper stamp 
using 'distress paint' broken china.
edges distressed, then whole tag coloured with 
'distress ink' vintage photo.
black and white stripe washi tape added to bottom of tag.

images cut from 'idea-ology' french industrial paper stash.
mini frames from 'melissa frances', copied using 'mould and pour' 
and utee.  then painted using 'distress paint' antique linen,
 walnut stain and tarnished brass.  images and frames adhered 
and images coated using 'inkssentials' glossy accents.

roses cut from same paper stash as above, using 'alterations'
 tattered pinecone die.  leaves cut from 'core-dinations'
 craft core using 'decorative strip' autumn gatherings.  
both edged with 'distress ink' vintage photo 
and adhered using 3d glue.

crinkle ribbon coloured using 'distress ink' vintage photo, 
tied into a bow using garden twine, with an 'idea-ology' 
type charm, then adhered using glossy accents.

pearls added from stash.   


  1. Lisa, this is really lovely! Love this mostly monochromatic tag (with your touches of blue, my favorite color). Thanks so much for sharing it with us at the Simon Says Stamp challenge!

  2. This tag is UBER GORGEOUS!!!! PINNING! I love the Vintage Photo coloring and the blues as well! The photos and design layout of them is just superb! Love the roses too! A real WOW!!! Thank you for getting inky with us this week here at Simon Says Stamp & Show!

  3. What a beautiful tag. I so want to make this. Thanks for sharing. Karen.x