Grunge Flower Tag

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So I guess I'm into wings this week. This weeks Compendium of Curiosities challenge #13 was grunge flowers. I decided to cover mine with music print paper and cut with the Tim Holtz Sizzix Tattered Floral die cut in my Cuttlebug. I also embossed some of them with Tim's embossing folders and then ran the distress inks over the top lightly to bring out the color. I cut the Wings out of the Sizzix Angel Wings die. I also embossed the wings with Tim's embossing folder to create the veining in the wings. I was careful in the placement and flipped the second one to create a mirror image. Love It!!! I don't know how I could have created this look any other way. The embossing did take away from the music print but really added a lot of texture so I think the pay off was worth it.








26 comments:

Lisa 2 September 7, 2010 at 6:10 PM  

LOVE LOVE LOVE the wings! I'm going to have to try that!

pcrusberg September 7, 2010 at 6:13 PM  

Gorgeous tag! I love all the colors and the embossing. Thanks.

{Lynn - that's me!} September 7, 2010 at 6:36 PM  

Outstanding!

Precious Memories Scrapbooking & More September 7, 2010 at 7:40 PM  

This is beautiful, I love the wings!

donna September 7, 2010 at 9:10 PM  

I love your flowers but your wings are amazing!!!Beautiful tag.

Brenda September 7, 2010 at 9:39 PM  

Beautiful tag. Love the flower and wing. Awesome

myska September 7, 2010 at 11:12 PM  

What a lovely tag!

Anonymous September 8, 2010 at 3:38 AM  

Simply gorgeous!!!!

MichelleMyBelle

Penny Duncan Creations September 8, 2010 at 6:01 AM  

Oh CHRISTIE!!!! That is GORGEOUS!!!!!

Trisha September 8, 2010 at 8:29 AM  

Truly impressive, Christie! Beautiful! TFS!

Tracy Evans September 8, 2010 at 9:19 AM  

I love all the texture in your piece of art, and those wings are simply gorgeous, I love them. Wonderful piece of art. Tracy Evans x

wwilloww September 8, 2010 at 9:33 AM  

Gorgeous!!! I think the wings are perfect!!!

Toni September 8, 2010 at 10:39 AM  

Hi Christie... this is beautiful... I too looooove wings, I can never get enough of them. And I love how you thought to mirror the image, it's those little details that makes a difference.... Love also how the wings are dimensional, just gorgeous. Have a creative day today !!! P.S. I'm also going to join in on the blog hop.... thnk for the coupons, I'm off to Michaels now !!!

Chrissie September 8, 2010 at 11:48 AM  

WOW oh WOW are those wings gorgeous. Stroke of genius to emboss with the cracked folder. I will definitely be copying this fab idea! thanks for sharing!

Sid September 8, 2010 at 12:52 PM  

Absolutely love your tag, that colour on the wings is so lush !! Fab stuff !!

LynneForsythe September 8, 2010 at 1:13 PM  

STUNNING!!

Penny Wessenauer (d0npen) September 8, 2010 at 1:36 PM  

Pretty fantastic looking!!! thanks for the inspiration!!

Linda Ledbetter September 8, 2010 at 7:27 PM  

Christie, as always you've created a wonderful work of art for the CCC! Your grunge flower is gorgeous, and those red embossed wings are brilliant!

I love it, too. It's beyond beautiful!

Laura Lee September 8, 2010 at 9:17 PM  

Amazing... I absolutely love it....

MomInTraining3 September 8, 2010 at 10:28 PM  

I am so glad I came to check out your tag. It is absolutely GORGEOUS!!!!! I love the deep reddish tone of the wings and the texture is great!!!!!! I love the music print with it. Thank you for sharing

Julie September 9, 2010 at 10:32 AM  

I always love seeing what you create for the CC challenges! A few days ago I started at your blog and spent the entire afternoon hopping from one blog to another looking at all of the challenge entries. There is some AMAZING stuff being posted (yours included)!

I love your tag, the texture that you created on the wings is amazing! And the color is beautiful, did you ink before or after you embossed it? And even though you think the embossing took away from the music print, I think the black notes in the music paper make really interesting highlights!

Thanks for sharing Christie!

ScrappingStephanie September 10, 2010 at 9:25 AM  

Hello Christie, this is gorgeous! I just purchased the wing die last night online. I was kinda up in the air about it, but now that I have seen what you have done with them I am sooo glad I ordered it and am excited about the possibilities! TFS and inspiring. Your work is truly amazing:)

Stephanie

Lisa September 11, 2010 at 8:34 AM  

I love it!

Mrs.Debbie September 11, 2010 at 10:17 AM  

Nice tag love the wings Thank YOu

Debbie

scrapaholicaef September 11, 2010 at 7:17 PM  

I also am making cards for soldiers and love it! Nice tag and wonderful scrapbook pages. Huggers Alesia

scrapaholicaef@yahoo.com

Tricia September 12, 2010 at 11:42 PM  

WOW I Love this tag!!!
Tricia

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