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Another challenge

Just a quick one to start with, as it's another entrant into the that's crafty bright challenge. It's another double sided tag, one with two different themes that are connected.

Side one started by using texture paste on the tag, then painting black, then with metallique paint and vintage gold wax. After that I die cut some gears, painting them silver and adding rust. I then fussy cut some G45 papers, die cut some flowers and foliage, and arranged them on the tag. The light bulb is a prima one, coated with crackle paste and inked.

Side two, to coincide with the sea theme, took the form of a vintage postcard. I covered the tag in G45 paper (worked well without cutting the hole because it gave a background to the diver helmet on the other side. It wasn't quite big enough so I added a border. I die cut wish you were here in orange, die cut a camera and inked it with old silver wax before adding film strips. I distress embossed a wooden sea dollar, added some mini shells and a shrink plastic postcard. Finally I die cut a Tim Holtz beach couple.



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