Wednesday, 29 May 2013

DragonsDream - #Tag It On

Well done for rising to the yellow, lightbulb and wires challenge last time round!
This fortnight, the DragonsDream Tag it On challenge is set by my lovely friend Gabrielle, who sadly came off her bicycle in early May and broke her elbow, so won't be able to play along... but her recipe for your tag, is to use White, Metal and Transport. Somewhere on your tag you must use at least one real stamp.

I started by painting my tag white (Snowcap Fresco paint) - it was a pale tag, but I gave it a couple of coats nonetheless.

I stamped the New York Central ticket (Tim Holtz) in grey archival ink (because my white ink is dry and didn't show up...)

Stamped 'enjoy the journey' (also Tim Holtz) in black this time, on the tag

I took some metal and stamped the Tim Holtz hot air balloon onto it, then stuck it to some card and cut it out.  I painted the balloon "fabric" lightly, with the Snowcap paint. I took the Tim Holtz aeroplane and stamped it on some shrink plastic and if you ignore the bubble it came out ok... So that's my transport - modern and old.

 Added some white fibres to the tag to finish it off.

Hope the rest of my DT think I've used enough white!! Do come and have a play - we love to see how you interpret our recipes!


Silvia(Barnie) said...

How cool, that's a fabulous tag.

Ali H said...

Great tag Helen !
Challenges are great fun for getting the creative juices flowing aren't they ! thanks for stopping by earlier ! Ali #23

Anonymous said...

That's a terrific tag. I really must try to take part in this challenge, I forget every single time.

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ElizabethR said...

Great tag Helen plenty of white lol, love the plane. Elizabeth xxx

May said...

Fabulous tag Helen, Love the background & your shrink plastic plane is Fantastic... Hugs May x x

Brenda Brown said...

Great tag Helen, love how you incorporated all the elements together.
Have a great day.
hugs {brenda} x0x

Inkypinkycraft said...

another fab tag...great minds with the balloon! x

butterfly said...

Delicious creation out of a great recipe - love this tag, Helen - so dramatic in b&w, with that lovely soft touch of the fibres!
Alison x

Unknown said...

Love the b&w! Great vintage feel to this tag... I love it! xxx

sam21ski said...

Gorgeous tag Helen

Love it

Sam xxx

Lori said...

Wonderful tag Helen!

Gabrielle said...

Oh this is wonderful! Just perfect! Sorry I'm not playing along!