Nov 6, 2015

Penny Black Mixed Media Winter Penguins Tag

tag 1
 Hello and welcome back to my week-long Penny Black stamps special, where I'm celebrating my first ever GD spot with Penny Black & More.  Thank you all for your support and lovely comments this week - it means so much to me!
tag 2
For  my background I started with a puddle of Frayed Burlap, then a light dip of Evergreen Bough Distress inks.  Then I stamped Music Background in Frayed Burlap DI and splattered some white diluted gesso.  I love this combination of inks!!!
tag 3
I stamped Cheerful Giving Penguins and layered onto some torn aqua vellum and torn inky paper, with a little Stickles glitter and some cheese cloth.
tag 4
I wanted to do something a little unusual for the topper here.  I accordion folded a piece of mesh ribbon and hot glued it to a glittered die cut snowflake.  Then I layered a punched inky paper snowflake and a beaded snowflake.  It is so much fun in person!  A couple more acrylic snowflakes and some lace finished it off.  I hope you can see how I took these cute penguins from my last card and turned them into a great focal point for a mixed media project.
tag 5
I'm linking up Stamping with Loll's 12 Tags of Christmas challenge HERE, to Craft Stamper for their Take a Stamp challenge HERE, and to Happy Little Stampers Tag challenge HERE.

21 comments:

  1. This is fantastic Autumn!! Great combination of colours evergreen bough and frayed burlap ... they are fantastic together. Love your sweet little penguins ... they just pop on the cheesecloth and love the added sparkle with the stickles at their feet. :) The topper is amazing with the layers of beautiful snowflakes. Thanks so much for sharing another one of your tags at my tag event.

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  2. Wow this is gorgeous - love your colour choices, and all the fun textures and sparkle is wonderful.
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  3. Lovely colours on today's tag Autumn and a gorgeous snowflake.

    Hope you have a good weekend.

    B x

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  4. Beautiful Autumn! Love that big glittery snowflake, gorgeous!!
    Hugs :)
    My Little Craft Things

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  5. So much sparkle, really pretty tag! Love all the layers, really cute image too!

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  6. You are really on a roll with all these wonderful tags, Autumn!!!! This is another stunning one!!! The colours are beautiful and I really like all the yummy texture!!! Such a lovely tag!!!
    Have a great weekend!!!

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  7. This is candy for the eyes! Just gorgeous!

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  8. WOW!! Mixed media at it's best! I love that incorporated the lace and cheesecloth! This is one, fabulous tag!

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  9. What a gorgeous piece of artwork! I love that snowflake so much!! And the cheesecloth - headed up to my kitchen now to steal some...lol! Thanks so much for joining us for the Christmas challenge at Happy Little Stampers! :)

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  10. Oh, Autumn, another tag with this sweet little penguin couple...just darling, and I love the colors! Hugs!

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  11. Such a gorgeous design and colours. Love the penguins! Thank you for joining us at the Craft Stamper Challenge :-)

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  12. gorgeous tag, love the background colours and that fab snowflake. thanks for sharing with us at Happy Little Stampers

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  13. That is beautiful! LOVE all the colorful detail...
    Thanks for joining us in the Craft Stamper challenge !

    xxx Ellie Knol xxx

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  14. I'm so lucky to have this gorgeous tag to start my Christmas tag banner off! Thank you, Autumn!

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  15. Lovely color palette and a wonderful piece of winter art!

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  16. Another sweet tag with those lovely background colors! So pretty! Hugs!

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  17. This is just adorable ..... so much detail! Thank you for joining in with the Craft Stamper Challenge ..... good luck! Linda xx

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  18. Congratulations on your Top pick at Craft Stamper! So well deserved!

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  19. Congratulations Autumn! Your tag is beautiful...a well-deserved recognition!
    Have a lovely weekend,
    Alison xx

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  20. Your tag is very beautiful Autumn! Congratulations on making the top 3 at Craft Stamper!
    Coco x

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  21. So many beautiful layers Autumn...and sparkle! Congrats on your DT top 3 pick at the Craft Stamper challenge x

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