Hi, my name is Shelly, and welcome to my online art gallery - I am a mixed media artist who enjoys having in her hands in quite of few things all at once! I try to post all my little projects here and sometimes I share other fabulous ideas from my favorite artists. My favorite products are from Graphic 45, Retro Cafe Art Gallery, Gecko Galz, Flying Unicorn and Two Ten Studios (links provided on the right.

Thank you for stopping by, and comments are always appreciated

Thursday, July 28, 2011

New Altered Tag

Today my challenge was to create an altered tag for a swap at www.swap-bot.com
First I stained the manila tag crunching it up and putting it in a bowl of leftover coffee. I set it out to dry and it had a beautiful texture afterward, to which I applied Distress ink and dropped a little water on it to spread the color. I selected a vintage stamp image from Two Ten Studios, as well as the words and butterfly to create a little collage. After glueing it all down, I finished it with a coat of Glossy Accents and added some Stickles. I hope my partner likes it!

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