Thursday, March 8, 2012

Enamel Accents Embossed Tag - The Black & White of it all....

Today I wanted to share a tag I made that's got a bit of a twist to it.
First, here is the tag...

Enamel Accent Embossed Tag

Now can you guess what I made to use the black & white design?

Yes, it's Enamel Accents but it's on a piece of recycled plastic packaging!
Here is a close up of the tag so you can see what I did....

Enamel Accent Embossed Tag - Up Close

First I ran a sheet of plastic from a package through my die cutting machine inside an embossing folder.  I liked this folder for it's cool retro design. 

Next I flipped the embossed plastic over and started filling up the various sections with either Black or White Enamel Accents.    I didn't fill all of the design because I still wanted the colored tag to show through in some areas. 
 (The tag was colored using Wrinkle Free Distress Technique & Broken China/Peeled Paint Distress Inks)

After the embossed and now enameled acetate was dry I stapled it to the tag with the Tiny Attacher.

Then I set to adding various embellishments including a biggie brad and bottle cap ~ both filled with Enamel Accents as well as a few mini brads colored with the black EA.

Enamel Accent Embossed Tag - Bottle Cap Charm

Finally I stamped the sentiment (JFF) trimmed it from the paper in a banner shape, added it as well as a few flowers, the charms and some ribbon to finish it off.

Just another fun way to get those Enamel Accents out of the bottle and into your art!

12 comments:

  1. Totally cool and very creative!
    Hugs

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  2. You never cease to amaze me with your creativity! How in the world do you thin of these things? I adore your bottle cap too. Perhaps you would be kind enough to share how you made that too.

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  3. Absolutely GORGEOUS!
    I'm going to try to remember to try this out this weekend, I like it a lot. TFS
    Elizabeth

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  4. What a neat idea! I have some stuff called "Paper Paint" that I bought years ago. I think Tulip is the company who made it. Anyway, it is thick and gives an embossed look, and doesn't wrinkle your paper. I bet it would work for this technique. And I have several colors of it...my creative juices are flowing...

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  5. There is never a dull moment on Ink Stains! What a totally awesome tag, Roni! I so admire your creativity. I want to know how your brain works! lol Keep inspiring us!

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  6. Good Grief...I bet you can't sleep at nite because you have the next WONDERFUL idea springing to mind!! This is awesome....
    (and I was able to get the funky square die....)

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  7. This is way cool!! love the black and white theme!

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  8. Wow this is awesome! Is this stuff anything like UTEE?

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  9. I love the look of this tag Roni! SO different from your usual style. It is fun to see this side of you!

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