Tuesday 14 August 2012

Heavy Metal

The theme for the latest blog challenge from The Stamp Man is "Metal". Hah!  This plays right into my (somewhat inky) hands, because, gentle blogger, my favourite thing of the moment is Gilder's Paste, which is just super at making all sorts of everything look lovely and metallic;  and I when I was playing with the Perfect Pearls mist technique (see Tim Holtz's Compendium of Curiosities Volume II) I made up a few tags and one of them was just right for this project!
The sprocket shapes are die-cut out of chipboard and I've just rubbed some of the paste over them.  They are VERY shiny under the camera's flash, as you can see - it's easier to see in this picture, taken without the flash -
The butterfly is stamped onto Fantasy Film and mounted onto some scrap acetate so that it "floats" and the letters are from the "once upon a time" Sizzlets die, cut out of silver card and mounted on foam squares.  The corner piece was meant to be the gnomon on a sundial but was too small and the arrow was also left over from another project. 

Hope you like it - and thanks for visiting!


Jenny Marples said...

Love what you have done here and can't believe how different it looks with/without the flash! Hugs, Buttons x

Zoechaos said...

WOW! the flash photo picture shows how metallic and shiny your tag is, the un-flashed one shows all the wonderful detail and texture and colour it's gorgeous. Thank you for choosing to join us at The Stamp Man with your wonderful tag XOXO Zoe