Monday, December 7, 2015

White and gold shabby elegance...

Hello Everyone!

Hope you had a terrific Monday!  I had time after work to finish my week ten  12 Tags of Christmas Funkie Junkie Style challenge.  When I left you last night, the thick layer of crackle medium was drying.  It made the most beautiful crackles over Tarnished Brass Distress paint.

 Some of it fell off while I was working on the base, so I preserved it by adding a coat of gel medium.  I cut greenery with my Silver Bullet cutter, and stamped it with Wendy Vecchi Archival ink in Tree Branch and Potting Soil using my Tim Holtz School Desk stamp set.  I chose a vintage brass button from my collection. ( I was hoping to find a place to add an "attic treasure" to the trays I am making.) 

When you look at Linda's tag, you can definitely see how I was inspired.  I used a similar white textural background, gold and white color scheme, text stamping, evergreen boughs and a red rhinestone. 
Here is a close up of my button element:

And here is the piece in my printer's tray:

I love the way the white pop among the more colorful pieces.

This fun challenge is sponsored by the Funkie Junkie Boutique where you will find a multitude of products for creating your own 12 Tags - Funkie Junkie Style. 

Thanks for visiting with me tonight!



  1. Oh wow Elizabeth, I think this is my favourite panel yet! I love how you captured so many of the elements from the tag and put them on such a tiny surface, well done! Your bling is stunning! hugs :)

  2. How funny...I went for crackle too Elizabeth! This is stunning! xx

  3. Beautiful! I love the way it looks among the other elements in your printer's tray. And wow, is that ever a gorgeous vintage button - it steals the show!


  4. Oh, now! THIS is my favorite! I actually love that chipped look; it makes the piece in my opinion! This is perfect in every way! Big hugs!

  5. Wow! You really captured the elegance of Linda's tag here. The gold baubles look amazing!


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