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Sunday, November 15, 2015

Pink, Silver and Gold

Good Morning. 
  I am back today with my tag for Linda's The Funkie Junkie Tags of Christmas  Week # 7(sponsored by her boutique The Funkie Junkie Boutique). A gorgeous blue and silver shimmery tag is what Linda created.  I love the pretty background with the snowflakes and that is what inspired my take on her tag. I started with a scrap of paper I had left over in pink so my color scheme is a little different.  While working on this I also added in texture which works for the Mixed Media Monthly Challenge of Texture and the Mixed Media World - Anything Goes Challenge.

Linda added a beautiful metallic element to her snowflakes. I unfortunately only had silver and gold so I had to gild my snowflakes with gold.  My color scheme became silver, gold and pink.


I started with multiple pink background scraps. I don't even remember the project but it made a lot of leftovers. :)

I then stenciled on the snowflakes using Wendy Vecchi Silver Embossing Paste.  Then I had to wait for drying time.  I used that time to cut snowflakes using different dies and different mediums. (More of the pink background, Silver foil, multi colored backgrounds.

After everything dried I took out my gold leaf and rubbed it on over the snowflakes on all my different backgrounds.

I used my Memory Box Christmas music stamp and added a hint of music in the background with silver and gold ink.

Along the way I was trying to figure out what I wanted as my focal point can I stamped the Madonna and child. 
 I also had this large snowflake which was too big for my tag so I took my bits and pieces and pulled them together into a card. I love how this turned out.

I also had a half piece of pink splotches that I thought would make a great card background.

 I took that and made a card. 

 My last was a white background with the silver and gold and I added hints of pink but didn't finish the tag yet.  It will go back into the scrap pile for future use. :)

Have a great day!

Suzz



16 comments:

  1. Such a precious tag, love pink and gold combo, thanks for inspiration Suzz.

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  2. Gorgeous artwork Sue, and beautiful colors on that tag!

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  3. Wow, Sue, just love everything you showed us today! Love this beautiful color combination!

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  4. Gorgeous!!! I love the tag, the snowflake and maddona and child card, all of them. The pink and silver and gold is a beautiful color scheme.

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  5. What a feast for the eyes, Suzanne! Oh my I love every last piece of this gorgeous background paper and the gorgeous layering of stencils and metallics! Amazing, and most inspiring! TFS!

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  6. Pink suits well with silver and white, this is an unusual elegant color combo!

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  7. Thanks for sharing these gorgeous tags Suzanne!

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  8. Beautiful colors - silver, gold and pink. Lovely

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  9. Such a beautiful project. Thanks for playing along with the Mixed Media Monthly Challenge Blog! ~ melanie ~

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  10. They're all so beautiful!! That pretty pink with silver and gold along with the silver tinsel string and feathers is so reminiscent of the 50's Christmas decorations and aluminum trees that I find so nostalgic and ever so charming!! Most fabulous and inspiring creations, tfs!!! :)

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  11. Hmmm, I don't know how I managed to miss this one....
    This is wonderful! I absolutely love what you did here, that snowflake is such a great eyecatcher, both card and tags look fantastic, - and of course, thanks so much for adding it to our Texture challenge challenge at Mixed Media Monthly!

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  12. Pretty tag, all those colors are awesome, the feathery touch is cute ❤

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  13. Simple gorgeous! I love the pink and silver so much. Thanks for playing again at MMMC.

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  14. So much gorgeousness! Love the pink multi layered background, and that silver snowflake is absolutely divine!

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  15. so much pretty in one post!!! love them all! Thank you so much for playing with the Mixed Media Monthly Challenge!

    -Rachel
    rwkrafts.com

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  16. Absolutely lovely, Sue, each and every one! The colors work beautifully together Now you have me wanting to make something in those colors! Love the snowflake with the feathers - so soft and pretty. The vellum sentiment tag is stamped in white is the perfect touch. Thanks so much for sharing!

    Hugs,
    Linda

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