Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Tag It Tuesday Linky Party

Happy Wednesday Everyone!

Yes, I know, this post was supposed to go up yesterday.  I'm way behind on things, thanks to a stinky summertime cold that is kicking my backside.  In fact, my tag isn't even complete.  How's that for lack of leadership here?  lol

So this month's theme was ocean/nautical and/or a blues and greens color theme.  I envisioned doing something "beachy" but that's as far as I got.

I started with a plain manila tag and my Neocolor II crayons.  I scribbled them on and then used a water brush to dissolve/activate them.  I did discover if you overwork the color, these tags will "pill."



I then used my bubbles stencils and Color Bloom sprays to add some interest to each color section.




I wasn't worried about the plain line where the two areas meet.  I had plans for it!  You know how when the waves are fairly turbulent and wash up on the beach, they can leave a "foam" behind?  Yeah....you see where I'm going with this.  Enter glass beads!



This is as far as I got.  The more I look at this, the more I think it looks like something animal-ish...like a cheetah or giraffe!  I'm struggling to make this into something that fits my theme.  I may have to start over when my mind isn't clouded by so much congestion and I stop coughing and sniffling!

How did you do with this month's theme?  Hopefully, better than I did.  I'm looking forward to seeing your project!  Let the linking begin!




Thanks for looking at my blog. I appreciate all the wonderful comments everyone leaves. Happy Crafting!

4 comments:

  1. I like your start. It will come. Feel better.

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  2. Here is to feeling better soon! *tips up a cup of vitamin C drink*

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  3. Oh, Sheri, I hope your better soon!!! You tag is looking wonderful!!! It might help you to think beach and water if you add a little white over the beads so it seems more foamy!!

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  4. Ohhhhh, Sheri....I hope you get better real soon! I, by the way, LOVE what you have done so far! Go with it girl, I think it will be wonderful! :) I like Wanda's idea, how cool! Be well my friend and everything can be made into something! :)

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