So lovely of you to join me here at Curious N CRafty Treasures this evening. It was so nice to have a bit of playtime over the last few days as real life was pretty hectic and I just had to fit in some crafting time.....I am sure you will understand.
As a huge fan of Robert Burns or 'Rabbie' as we say here in Scotland, DH and I attended a Night of Burns at The Hydro in Glasgow on Saturday. One of my favourite Scottish Folk Artists was there, Dougie McLean ( another good Scottish name) as well as two of my favourite bands, Capercaillie and Salsa Celtica ( they play Scottish Music with a latin twist, quite unique) Then yesterday we had a wee Burns Supper at home, with haggis, neeps and champit tatties. Of course there was a traditional nip of whisky, accompanied by recital of several of the Bards poems and various attempts at singing!! All good fun!!
Over at Fashionable Stamping Challenge Blog this fortnight the theme is 'Tag Along' and I just had to play along so away we go with a few photographs of my FSC entry and some explanation of the recipe x
I used a size 12 tag and started off with some Paper Artsy ( PA) paint in Ice Blue, followed by PA Crackle Glaze. Once dry I painted once again with PA paint in Haystack and watched the cracks appear :-) gorgeous !!
Some old book pages were then adhered with Inkssenials Glue n Seal
I then took a size 10 tag and stamped the Dark Room Door Henry & Harriet collage using WV's Archival ink in Potting Soil, tearing off the bottom of the tag. The image is so nostalgic for me right now as I have been browsing over many old photographs, which I hope to add to a journal........some day !!!
I added charcoal to the papers, which I rubbed with my finger, adding some depth and definition to the torn edges and used the Crafters Workshop stencil 'Art Is'
Distres Inks were used on all of the elements below and on the size 10 tag I spritzed n flicked water. The size 5 tag had some book papers adhered and the sentiment from Dark Room Door Lovely Ladies was added. The pocket watch is also from Dark Room Door. I previously mentioned my love of Tim Holtz Dot Fade stencil and of course it found its way on to this make !!
Once I had decided on the layout I adhered some vintage lace and some Idea-ology charms
To finish I added some vintage ribbon and twine
Well thats it for now and I thank you for staying with me right to the end. :-)
Take care and have a great week
Crafty Hugs xx