Friday, 7 October 2011

A Rather Goth-y Tag

Here's a little tag I made for a couple of challenges. It came out rather goth-y! :)


My original idea was altering the microscope slide by stamping the Ching Chou Kuik (from Sweet Pea Stamps) image onto it. I heat embossed the image and coloured it in using ProMarkers. I then painted gesso over a torn-out dictionary page and used that to back the slide - you can faintly see the text through the image in this close-up:


 
I decided to mount the slide onto a tag - I used black card and clear embossed it with a Crafty Individuals flourish stamp before spritzing with Lava Red Cosmic Shimmer ink and splattering Hot Pink Mica Dylusions across it. I attached the altered slide and, to finish, added a ruffled flower made with black lace (originally a scrap of cream lace which I recoloured with a black inkpad!) and a pink Prima felt flower, and more black lace, along with some black fibres, at the top.

I'm entering this tag into the following challenges:
Passion for ProMarkers - Alter something not square
Sweet Pea Stampers - Embossing
In a Sweet Pea Dream - Anything Goes

10 comments:

Helen said...

Love it, Ali x

fatmonica said...

I absolutely love this!I love the embossed image on the slide and the way you've done the background on the tag.It's fabulous!

Alix said...

love this ali...there is a secret goth in me too ;0)

Sue said...

GORGEOUS!!

The Crafty Den said...

Hi Ali, what a wonderfully altered tag. I love the image and pretty details. Thanks for joining us at PFP this week. Hugs, Denise x

Claireliz said...

That's fab Ali.
C
xx

Andie's Space said...

Hi Ali,
You captured the gothic look perfectly. Dark & pretty at the same time. It looks fab. Thanks for joining us at Passion For Promarkers this week.
Hugs,
Andie xx

JaneH said...

Is it just me or does anyone else think that image looks like Kate Moss???

Love the tag, Ali!

jennifer said...

lovely work, thanks for joining us at In a Sweet Pea Dream!

Karina said...

Gorgeous creation, Ali! Love what you made! Just perfect.
Hugs, Karina
DT Sweet Pea Stamps

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