Thursday, October 2, 2014

Spooky Tag

Hi everyone! It's me, Tonya and I'm here to share a tag I created for Smeared and Smudged 31 Days of Halloween. 


Also Art Anthology is this month's partner with Altered Pages which I am pretty excited about.


31 Days of Halloween - DAY 2
I want to share my tag I created. I started off with a #10 tag for my base, adhered with a gel medium some of the orange cardstock that was in my Mailbox Muse kit, let dry and then added a wash of orange, brown and black acrylic paint. I used a blow dryer to speed up the drying process.


I fussy cut one of the  Creepy People out along with a set of bug wings and adhered to the tag along with a black diecut and leftover scraps (which one piece I cut to make a hat) from the Mailbox Muse kit. I outlined the creepy person with a sharpie and added Stickles to the wings. Also added a couple of vintage text page strips that I had leftover from another project.


Next I added black paint around the edges and "drops" on the tag. Then I dipped the outer edge of a empty toilet paper roll in the black paint and added random circles and the white circles I dipped a small bottle lid in my ink pad. Once dry I inked up my +++ roller stamp that was also in my Mailbox Muse kit and rolled in randomly across the tag. I stamped Spooky on bottom and 31 on the top corner of the tag.


I used a circle stencil with Art Anthology sorbet paint which kinda got a little smudged but that's ok I added some mini plastic hexagon shapes for a cool effect. What paint was still on the stencil I flipped over and laid it in different spots for a bit of texture and color. Lastly I added sequins, dew drops and fiber to the tag.
Be sure to hop along everyday with Smeared and Smudged 31 Days of Halloween blog hop and check out Altered Pages blog for lots of inspiration! If you have any questions about my tag and how I created it please let me know.


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Other Supplies: Orange, Brown and Black Acrylic Paints, Sequins, Circle Stencil, Gel Medium, StazOn Black Ink, Black Fine Tip Sharpie, Lil'l Davis Designs Rubber Halloween Stamp Set

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Thanks for stopping by, hope your Thursday is awesome and enjoy creating!

27 comments:

  1. What a fantastic tag, I'm sure that lady is thinking scary thoughts! The bug wings and the script go so well with the stamped background and sequins.
    Sue
    The Nanny x

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  2. Yes! Love it when scraps are used and Tag turned out FAB-U-LOUS! Great witch. Every thing added just makes this so unique, esp that background. Awesome textures and again love the use of different papers.

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  3. Fabulously spooky tag! Love the layering of the background and sprinkling of sequins. Gorgeous! xxD

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  4. I delightful bug person! The work you put in all the details on this tag defy what a tag usually is in my world! My eyes have been opened and I am so ready to make some! Fab job!

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  5. Love your tag, wonderful art! Great colors and so in love with all the texture and layers, awesome tag! Thanks for inspiring!~kim

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  6. Great use of colors and textures.
    You make wonderful use of things from other projects and combining elements.

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  7. The way you have used a variety of media and layered everything is inspiring!

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  8. Love the mixed media image and all the work you put in collage great tag!

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  9. Amazing tag! this is awesome - love the colours and the fab image!! xx

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  10. Love the tag and the image! Great job!

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  11. This is an awesome tag! Thank you for sharing.

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  12. Nice! So many details - keeps my eyes and mind busy for quite a while. :)

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  13. hauntingly spooky tag. Great work.

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  14. Tonya, I like your spooky tag. There are a lot of really interesting textures and layers here. Great project!

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  15. Excellent instructions and fantastic end result!

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  16. Great project, so much inspiration. Thanks for sharing!

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  17. I love the texture on this. wonderful use of color too

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  18. I love your tag. I can almost smell the spookiness.

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  19. Amazing tag, i love all the texture!

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  20. What a stunning tag - I love the brightness, the touch of sparkle and the layers :)

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  21. Tonya, I was blown away at all the wonderful you added to a humble tag! every bit of it is scrumptious!

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  22. Great tag Tonya, I am loving the fussy cut wings hanging off it and your background!

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  23. This tag has such a great mixed media look. You did an awesome job!!!

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