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Sunday, 1 May 2016

Eclectic Ellapu May challenge *

Hello everyone

Fot the May challenge over at Eclectic Ellapu this month I have created another tag.  Not quite shabby chic - just plain and simple.  I used a stencil and modelling paste for the background, then painted it all cream.  On the raised areas I painted using pink inka gold,  I used velvet ribbon and braid around the edges to tidy it up a little.  I decorated it using some mulberry roses and fabric leaves.  For a couple of the flatter flowers dotted about I pulled a rose apart and scrunched it together to make it look like a smaller flower.  I used silk ribbon for the bow and the handle.  I made a stickpin using swarvoski crystals - yes real ones I had bought a while back for a really special project.  Didn't want them gathering dust lol.

That's it for now folks just the pics to follow.







Hope you enjoyed your visit and I really hope to see you  over at Eclectic Ellapu for this months challenge of anything goes.

Hugz Elaine aka Ellapu

13 comments:

  1. Gorgeous! Loving the trim along the edges, and the colours are just lovely! x

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  2. This is so gorgeous,beautifully vintage..Love the stick pin too...xx

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  3. Thank you so much for sharing your project and entering our Challenge at Creative Fingers Challenge Blog.
    Angie DT

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  4. Beautiful tag!! Love the flowers! Thank you for sharing with us at the Where The HeART Is challenge. Hope to see you again.
    -Berina
    Moxie Craftie
    Where The HeART Is DT

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  5. Stunning tag Elaine! Thank you for the warm welcome back? Best, Yvonne

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  6. Beautiful tag. Love the texture and colour. Gorgeous. Judy

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  7. Beautiful tag! Thanks for sharing at Crafty Gals Corner!

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  8. Beautiful tag, Elaine! The textured background is amazing. Lovely colors too! Thanks for joining the Craft-Dee BowZ May Challenge, "Anything goes and include a handmade bow".

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  9. Love the textures you've created! Thanks for joining us at The Crafty Addicts and Good Luck! :)
    Annabel - Crafty Addicts DT.

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  10. Great tag here, so much texture. Thanks for the great welcome to your design team.
    Sue

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  11. This is a gorgeous tag Elaine. Thanks for playing along with us at Artistic Inspirations and we hope to see you again soon. Hugs, Gale DT

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  12. So beautiful..love the way you have created the background of the tag. Thank you so much for joining us at A Beautiful Mess.

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Thank you for your comments. I really do appreciate them and they make my love of crafting much more worthwhile.
Hugz Elaine xx

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