Tuesday, August 17, 2010

A Tag, but NOT ON PAPER

Louise has another great challenge idea for Tag Tuesday:  Not on Paper.  Mine turned out to be rather 'circusy,' I think....lots of bright colors and images.    The tag is made of aluminum from a drink can (be careful, or wear gloves!) which I then embossed in one of Tim's new folders.  I then glued it to a tag to stabilize the whole thing.  Various colors of alcohol inks were applied to the embossed surface, and then I added the image and those 'sugared' flowers.   It's NOT ON PAPER!

20 comments:

Lynn Stevens said...

Great colors on your metal tag Evelyn, It has a bit of whimsey to it!

Louise (KardKrazy) said...

ARtists that work with alumunim pop cans just amaze me. I'd seriously hurt myself, I'm sure.
Kudos to you for creating such a fun and colorful tag under such potentially dangerous circumstances!

Anonymous said...

Love the outside-your-box color choices! Certainly works well with the metal, too. A nice touch of whimsy for an nontraditional tag! Denise B.

agypsyangel said...

Oh, I like it, good job. I have thought of using tin or aluminum but I am a little too clumsy for that. I love the colors :)
Smiles,
Kim

2amscrapper said...

love it on metal!

Gayle Page-Robak said...

Such a beautiful tag, Evelyn. Excellent. Hugs, Gayle.

Cindy Adkins said...

Hi Evelyn,
Wow, this is so pretty! I love the image and colors...I sure am glad you didn't get cut on the aluminum...it is gorgeous!
Hugs,
Cindy

Cindy Adkins said...

Hi Evelyn,
Thanks so much for visiting my blog...Oops! I forgot to tell you that each month on the 8th-15th, I have the Creative Spirit Challenge--you are welcome to join in and you don't have to make anything new for it...You are welcome to show an old post if you'd like. I'd love to have you join us--it's fun!
Hugs,
Cindy

Cynnie said...

On a tin can...wow,,,amazing and it even looks good:)
Cynthia Schelzig

Gerrie Johnnic said...

Very clever GF, luv the bright colors, it talks FUN

Helen said...

Gorgeous! Love the colours and the idea is brilliant.

Cheryl said...

Simply great job Evelyn! I have yet to try my hand using a can. Your tag is full of wonderful colors.

Tracy said...

LOVE the alcohol ink background! You never know what you're going to get. Great tag!

minnie_mac said...

Great tag. Love the colours and the way all the elements come together.

Marilyn

Linda Robinson said...

This is fabulous.. I just love how you used a can.. And your image and flowers just set it off perfectly.. I love it!

Carole said...

What a cool idea!

Yes, I'm in the western half of the state - 40 miles south of Portland, in the rural area near Silverton.

stampdiva said...

I actually love the colours. I tend to back off from colour myself but totally appreciate this. Great use of metal. Lynne M

Ann said...

This is quite an endeavor using a can. It is absolutely gorgeous. You have sparked a keen interest in me to try this.

Terry said...

Wow! The colors are just fabulous! Love the image!

ScrappyPam said...

I love the look of the metal and all the bright colors - very pretty!