Flying by the seat of my pants this evening - this is a late minute submission to Hel's Sunday Stampers Challenge - Week 220 - Green Tambourine.
Hels asked for green and some stamping and this tag has got both in spades. The sponge has been sponged with a combination of Adirondack inks, starting with Willow, adding Sunshine Yellow and then Citrus. This mix was a bit too bright so to calm it down a bit TH's Shabby Shutters DI was added before spritzing with water and dabbed dry to get a dappled affect.
A Crafter's Workshop template, Butterfly Meadow was inked through using mainly the green end of the Spice Big and Juicy, but adding a touch of deeper shades and there's even a smattering of the Sunshine Yellow. Next I stamped, using VersaMark, more meadowflowers, this time from Sheena Douglass's Silhouette Grasses stamp set, and brushed several shades of Perfect Pearls Forever shades over it - green, violet and red.
The little Sleeping Kitty (Stampendous) was stamped in Versafine Vintage Sepia and the quotation, also from the Silhouette Grasses set, was stamped in Versafine Olympia Green. I've used two shades of gold Rub n Buff around the edges, Olive Gold and Autumn Gold.
Finally, the flower is made up of several dismantled silk flowers, sponged with green ink and hot glued together and the little wooden butterfly was sponged with green ink too, then it had violet Perfect Pearls brushed down the body part and autumn gold Rub n Buff added to the wing tips.
And the reason why I'm very much last minute?! Well, this is the second attempt at this tag. I dropped the stamp on the first and ruined it completely ... hey, ho, them's the breaks :)
Must dash - got to submit this to Hels before 9pm.
Hope you are all enjoying your weekend and wishing you all happy crafting.