Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Grungy Monday #7...

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This week's Grungy Monday challenge is based on a technique
from Tim Holtz that is on the Ranger Ink website go here to
check it out. This is a technique I have not done before but is so
easy and can give lots of different results. To see what I mean
go and visit Linda's blog for lots more examples.

This is definitely a technique that lets you find out which of your
ink pads need to be re-inked, lol! I found that all of the colours
I chose to begin with definitely needed to be re-inked.
Unfortunately I do not own all of the reinkers for all of the Distress
ink pads I have:(  Anyway I still made a background in similar
colours to my original choices. I did go over the dress form stamp
with my stardust gelly roll pen but I could not get it to show up in
the pictures, it looks very sparkly in real life.

Tomorrow I am heading out to California to attend the "Create"
event which is put on by Cloth,Paper,Scissors magazine. I am
so excited to be trying some new art classes with teachers I have
not had before. I will try and post from there but cannot
guarantee it. If I do it will be on my new site I just set up through
tumblr.com. If you would like to check it out then visit me here
and you can see one of the birthday gifts I received :)


Netty said...

The tag is fab and loving the background colours you chose. Have a great time in California. Annette x

Jane said...

Love your tag! Simple and elegant. Linda learned at Ranger U it only takes ONE drop of the DI reinker to re energize a pad.

Wendy said...

Great tag. Lucky you to by taking some exciting classes, enjoy.

StampDancer said...

I love the soft coloring of this tag and how you tied in music and fashion. It's just a lovely feminine tag.

Anesha said...

Fab tag, love the images you used with your background!

Tee Thompson said...

Thanks for visiting me and signing up for my giveaway. I'll have my fingers crossed for you!


Plume said...

I love the simple elegance of your tag. And I love the theme also.

Silvia(Barnie) said...

Beautiful tag, love the use of the tissue tape.

Lori said...

Cool tag Marlene, your color block technique came out very well! I'll be anxious to hear how the Create classes are.. there's one in Chicago this summer.

sasa said...

great colours - fresh and modern and perfect for the stamped mannequin.
Thanks for sharing...
Sarah at 46

The Craft Cupboard Under the Stairs said...

I love your tag and the charm is gorgeous

Alison said...

Wonderful tag Marlene! I have a few dry ink pads too! Lol! x

Anonymous said...

The colors in your tag are light and airy, really lovely. thanks for sharing