Saturday, 26 March 2016

Spring Tag, Mixed media fun.

Spring is here and its been a lovely day in the garden,
so this bright tag with flowers and birds is perfect for spring.
This is how it started.
Lots of die cuts, embossed card, flowers and fibres.
Then gesso.
Added Ecoline inks.
 Stamped text on leaves and flowers
 Added lots of bling.

 Pretty ribbons and gilding wax.

Ingredients are;
MDF tag
Die cuts and embossing folders, odds and ends.
mulberry flowers.
bark hearts
lace,cotton fibres, mirco beads
mech, sequins, glitter and gems.
Ecoline inks, gold ocre, spring green, light rose.
ribbons on tag, white, yellow, pink and glued to background 
Tim Holtz text stamp in background on leaves, flowers and border.
Gold gilding wax.
Would like to enter these challenges;
Butterflies, margin and mint -
Anything Goes -
Love those leftovers -
Ribbon, dies, pink, love texture and colour, and had lots of spare die cuts to use -
Thank you so much for visiting.xx


  1. Lovely textures created, Samantha, and I love the layers and colours...
    Thank you so much for entering our challenge over at Creative Artiste Mixed Media Challenge Blog, we hope to see you join in again...

    Hugs Rhonda DT & Owner xxx

  2. A stunning creation and lovely fusion of colours.

    Many thanks for joining our Flower Power theme at Stamping Sensations challenge.

    B x

  3. I adore the delicate colours samantha and so much interest - brilliant! Hugs rachel x

  4. A beautiful tag, love the bright Spring colours. Have a great Easter, Cara x

  5. awesome tag, love the colours and the techniques
    thanks for joining over at our challenge at
    Debbie Dt

  6. Loving all those ebellishments and the finished colours are gorgeous. Thankyou for fluttering by my challenge ith your tag. Hugs Mrs A.

  7. Thanks for sharing your gorgeous detailed tag with us at the craft heaven shop inspiration blog,, hugs Liz xx

  8. Gorgeous creation, thanks for joining Stamping Sensations, good luck.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

  9. This is so beautiful!
    Very ARTful.

  10. Many thanks for joining in the fun at AYLI this week, your tag is gorgeous.
    Lorraine DT

  11. Gorgeous colours on this lovely tag! Thanks for sharing it with us at Stamping Sensations.


  12. A beautiful entry for our Bingo challenge at AYLI!! Sarah :0)

  13. What an awsome tag. Love how you showed step by step on how you went from layers of diecuts to a colourful awsome tag. Thanks for playing at Petal Lu and good luck. Hope to see you back tomorrow for a new challenge. Bettina DT Member at Petal Lu xx