Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Waltzingmouse October Blog Party - Wanda Tag

I have two posts today. If you are looking for my Serendipity blog challenge post please scroll down.  THANK YOU!!
Can you believe it's time to Party already?  Where is the month going?    Halloween will be here before you know it so I am glad for the theme this month... a color challenge to use Purple, Orange and Black.  Doesn't have to be Halloween - whatever you fancy - but me - I love having little things here and there to announce the season! 
I will keep this short to speed up your hopping... so many beautiful things to see .. only so much time to see them all .. and all that!  I made a Halloween tag using a distress ink color blending technique I saw on WM DT member Anya Schrier's blog.  She made a utube video and you can see it here.  I blended three colors of ink for my background, and then stamped the oval frame in Versafine Onyx Black.   I heat set the ink and then masked off the oval.  I stamped Wanda inside the oval with the same ink.  I went over her with a Sharpie to make her even darker and give a washed look.
OK You know me - when I make a tag... I just have to have a few more bitty tags hanging off the side.  This time I used the opera tag stamps - added a gem to one and some bats to the other to keep it SPPPOOOOOOKKKKKYYYYY!
Click here to see all the projects that are linked up!!  Thanks for the "look see"!!  Happy Hopping!
Jeanne
Supplies Used:
Stamps:  Waltzingmouse:  Halloween Party, Vintage Labels 10, Opera Tags 
Dies:  Spellbinders Floral Ovals, Petite Ovals, Labels 10, Waltzingmouse Opera Tags
Ranger Distress Ink:  Seedless Preserves, Mustard Seed, Spiced Marmalade, Antique Linen, Versafine Onyx Black, Stampin Up Tangerine Tango
Card Stock: Stampin Up Rich Razzleberry, Papertrey Ink: True Black, Stampers Select White
Extras:  Buttons, Gems
Twinery:  Twine Charcoal
1.5" Wire Edged Ribbon (Kirkland COSTCO 50 Yards)

30 comments:

Cathy Weber said...

This is so pretty, it almost looks like you have a candle shining from behind, very neat idea and one I am going to try! I love how you made Wanda even darker with a sharpie and that big poofy purple bow with the button and the little tiny tag with little gem on it was a wonderful touch. Really love this one Jeanne.

Tracey McNeely said...

Wow that background is really stunning. Love you tag and the Opera Tags at the side with that awesome gem!

Sharron said...

If there was a prize for outstanding tags, this would win first place! LOVE how elegant it looks! The background is so beautifully done and the two side tags and huge bow are gorgeous!

Kelly S. said...

Ohhh WOW, Jeanne! Wanda is glowing...literally! I love the way the colors blended together to give that effect. That bow is spectacular! The little tags on the side are perfect, too. So much detail on this little tag!

Julia Aston said...

what an AWESOME tag Jeann! love the colors, that crazy cool bow and the little tags! This is a gift in itself!

Joyce said...

You win the price for most gorgeous, awesomely embellished tag. I love it.

Kara said...

very cool...great detail!!

nancy jane said...

It looks like there's a light shining behind this tag. Gorgeous! All of the extra details really send this tag over the top... in the best way.

snowbear said...

Breathtaking! Love the colors!!

Vickie Z said...

Love the background, image, and little tags! love another one of your fabulous bows!!!

Marlena M. said...

I love those tags Jeanne! Beautiful work~

Tosha Leyendekker said...

What a super fun spookily elegant tag!! LOVE the background and your sparkly tag on the tag!!

Jen Cuthbertson said...

Love, love, love!! That inked background is just perfect for Wanda!

Lynn Mercurio said...

Oh wow, Jeanne...this is amazing. Such rich colors and brilliant use of those Opera Tags. I totally LOVE this project.

Deborah Frings said...

This is totally AWESOME!!! Your colour blending is fantastic, and that big purple bow is wonderful! Fab!

Kim said...

Oh my...this is a winner if I ever saw one and that background just amazing and very, very spooky!

Meredith MacRitchie said...

AWESOME! Oh that bow just makes me *swoon*!! This is beautiful!

Marybeth said...

Im a bit late! Like everyone else said GORGEOUS! I love the way the color turned out , I will have to watch the video. This is such a fancy tag and the bow with tags outstanding! Love the gem on the fun new tags. The candy looks good too.

Charmaine Stack said...

Ooooh, it positively GLOWS! What a wonderful tag and awesome bow.

thea mia said...

The tag is glowing. How'd you do that? Its like magic. Simply outstanding.
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Michelle said...

Wow !! this is beautiful and that bow is to die for x

~ Ali Watson ~ said...

This is sensational!! Stunning tag

Ali x

cbuswell said...

Loving the color blending and that gorgeous bow!! That's one fancy tag!!

Claire Brennan said...

Jeanne, the colour on this is so intense it looks like it is glowing, sooo beautiful, I love this!! Stunning work Jeanne! Hugs!

maria f. said...

OK, not very original here but I had to come tell you that your tag looks like it is glows. How perfect for Halloween. Then I saw the scrumptious dose of color with that bow. Wonderful.

Sarah said...

The ink blending behind the witch is amazing...gives her a really spooky glow!!

Renee said...

Of course this is perfect!!
Jeanne you absolutely amaze me with your creative vision...
and this is a stunner!
The coloring behind the witch...
pure perfection!
Gives her an eerie glow!
And that ribbon...
I die!

Lisa M said...

Good grief girl...you totally rock and this card kicks butt!!

Melissa said...

So fabulous! What a gorgeous tag and bow!

Helen said...

Oh my!! Jeanne you've done it again! Halloween has never been so sophisticated! Wow, how much do I LOVE that bow!!!! I love the deep colours and the way you blended them together on the stamped label. Those little tags are divine too and the perfect finishing touch to your fantastic Wanda tag - just brilliant x