Monday, 11 April 2016

April Tag Swap

The theme for Aprils tag swap from  was to use an embossing folder.
I've gone with mainly die cutting & embossing for my tag for this months swap.
 Using coloured card I cut my tags out them put them through the big shot in a brick embossing folder. & then lightly sanded over the top of the embossed side to distress the bricks.
 I've used the rain man by Tim holts die & a die from First Editions for the clouds & rain drops.
With a fine nib journal pen I did an outline around the die cuts .
I've used foam pads to under the man &umbrella, one of the  clouds & a few rain drops to lift it from the tags to give a bit of dimension .
 Around the outside of the tag I used Viva Inka-Gold which gave the tag a bit of shimmer to the outer edge & with a Dylusions splash stamp I stamped on a piece of acetate using blue Stazon in to make it look like a wet puddle.
I had to stick it under the mans leg because I don't think there is a way of sticking down acetate without  adhesive showing .
With some scrap red card i cut out the letters April Showers.


  1. Jill, these are so cute! Love the man & his brolly and the raindrops too!

  2. Fab, love the brick wall embossing.

  3. They're lovely Jill. Rally love the way you've made them 3D on foam pads.

  4. these are fabulous and I really love the depth you've managed with them!