Monday, July 10, 2017

Hop Along

Greetings Lost Coast fans.  Gail here with a few more details of my Hop Along tag featuring the gorgeous Whimsical Flora

I've also used the Bubbles Background, but I wanted to try and use it in a slightly different way

Here are the three steps for my tag background.  I stamped the Bubbles Background at an angle off the edge of the tag using Midnight Blue dye ink.    I masked the stamped area and stamped again at a different angle.  I decided it was a bit dark so for the final masking and stamping I didn't re-ink the stamp.  Ye olde second generation stamping.  This obviously gives a lighter impression, which can be fun and useful at times.  Then it all became totally irrelevant, cos in the end I decided this was too dark for the image and re-stamped the whole thing with pale turquoise ink!  Ho Ho Ho

I stamped the wonderful Flora on a scrap of MME patterned paper.  I decided to adjust the angle of her legs and then, since she was then in the hopscotch position, I decided she needed a boot!!   It all made perfect sense at the time!!   I don't seem to have many boot stamps so I drew a boot shape on a piece on red metal foil with an embossing pen and embossed with black powder.  It was a bit bright so I added some black embossed dots.  I want a pair of boots like this!!!

So here she is on the slightly paler version of my tag.  I've edged and grounded her with the Midnight Blue ink and added a bit of bobbly wool.  

Thanks for dropping by.  Our ANYTHING GOES challenge is in full swing on the Lost Coast Portal to Creativity.  Do hop over and see all the wonderful entries and inspiration from the team.  And don't forget to link up your makes.

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