Ready to fly? Challenge #8 at Compendium of curiosities vol 3. is faded layers (pg 58). You can get inspired by the beautiful creations of the DT team and you can join the fun just follow the link above. If you need more explanation you can order the book here. And if you need some supply this week you can visit The Funkie Junkie Boutique who sponsors this challenge.
So after all the explanation please FLY with me:
Th background of my tag is made with faded layer technique, I used 2 colors: sunset orange and purple twilight (time of the butterflies), and Tim Holtz’s doily stencil, here is a close up, isn’t it amazing (credit goes to Tim Holtz for the technique and the stencil):
I applied my background on a black manila tag. I stamped butterflies and moths on one side (Stampers Anonymous stamp set) with archival ink and I added a black and white ribbon on the top.
Next I used Sizzix basic shape die to cut the main buddy of my butterflies (it’s two different colors (aqua and sunshine yellow) and the delicate butterfly die to cut the upper part from black card stock:
I used framelits die to cut my frame (also from black card stock) and I used Tim Holtz’s label letters to add the word “fly” to my tag.
And tadaah my faded layers tag:
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