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Whisker Graphics Hop- Chive Chewing


Hello and welcome! The Stampendous team is collaborating with Whisker Graphics this week, and WOW! Their Divine Twine is just that...divine! And I adore their tags. I used their gray tag today, and the color is fabulous! We've got prizes up for grabs, and you can get the full details on the Stampendous Blog


I shared a project yesterday that featured Whisker Graphic's Divine Twine (I just couldn't wait to share it!), so please check out that post too. But first, today's project. Check out the cute Chive Chewing House Mouse stamp. 

Supplies:
Stampendous: 
HMH04: Chive Chewing 
DCP1005: Fitted Frames Set A
DCP1006: Fitted Frames Set B
DWLX7013: Pinwheel Checkerboard Stencil
PK03: Gemstone Pearl Lustre Embossing Kit
EI101: Boss Gloss Embossing Ink with Dauber
ASCRS03: Industrial Stamp Set
SSC1239: Spring Sentiments
MPW811: Mixed Media Paper
Acrylic Stamp Handle
STF082: Onyx Black VersaFine Ink

Others:Tombow Dual Brush Markers: 491,158, 126, 676, 623, 850, 761, 990, 942, 947, 977, 992, N75, N89
My Colors Cardstock: Plum, Grasshopper
Imagine Crafts: Honeydew Ultimate Metallic Ink
Color Box: Chestnut Roan Ink
May Arts: Ribbon
Whisker Graphics: Tag
Beacon Adhesives: Zip Dy Glue


Directions:
1. Stamp Chive Chewing Stamp with VersaFine ink in Tuxedo Black on to Mixed Media Paper. Color using Tombow Dual Brush markers using the direct-to-paper method using the colors listed in the supplies. 

2. Die Cut the completed image using a die from the Fitted Frames Set A. I then used a larger die from Set B and Plum colored cardstock to create a mat. Ink the Plum mat with Honeydew metallic ink. 

3. Using a white tag, lay the Pinwheel Checkerboard stencil on top, and apply the embossing ink from the dauber all over the tag. Don't go for perfection. Getting the basic shape of the stencil is good enough for this tag. Next, using Tanzanite embossing powder from the Gemstone Kit, heat emboss the powder over the entire tag. 

4. Using the "Metal" stamp from the Industrial set, apply to a clear block and ink with Chestnut Roan ink. Apply over the entire tag. You can wipe off excess (where it's been embossed) with a tissue.

5. Die cut the smallest frame from Set B with Grasshopper cardstock, and stamp the sentiment using Tuxedo Black. Ink the edges with Chestnut Roan. 

6. Using Zip Dry Glue, add your elements to the tag. Finish off with a piece of olive green May Arts ribbon. 

Below are the links for all the folks sharing projects today. Be sure to check them all out! Thanks for stopping by. Have an inspiring day!
Alison Heikkila (that's me)

Comments

Purple is perfect to highlight the charming house mouse and use in the stencil! the stencil
TracyM #6773 said…
FABULOUS tag Alison!!!
Your mouse is ADORABLE and your background BEAUTIFUL, LOVE the colour, texture and shine!!!
THANK YOU for sharing :)
Tracy from Australia
Sue D said…
Cute House Mouse image--I like your coloring. Love the color and texture of the tag.
This is a gorgeous tag! I love that great dimension!
Take care!
Michele
How precious! LOVE the background texture!! TFS!
Amanda Rhodes said…
I love all the purple!
cghundley said…
How cute your tag is.
I love the colors and
the Pinwheel Checkerboard
stencil look is so neat!
Carla from Utah
NicoleN said…
How pretty. I like the texture added with the embossing ink.
twyla davis said…
I'm really going to have to pull out my stencils and do more. You've inspired me.
Mary Holshouser said…
Love the raised design on the tag.
That purple is so pretty.
The mice always made a fun project.
thanks for sharing.
Illinois
This is SO cute! Love the stenciled and embossed background.
Gorgeous tag! Love the stencil you used and that adorable mouse!
Stampendous said…
ADORABLE! Fantastic stenciled background and such a sweet Fitted Frame mouse image. Thank you for sharing!
Nancy Vondra said…
Love your tag! House Mouse rules!!! You've done a great job coloring and I love that the background paper is handmade and embossed! nancyv13@gmail.com
Nancy Vondra said…
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Nancy Noble said…
What a darling tag. Love the colors you used.
Denise Bryant said…
Love that sweet House Mouse stamp and your fabulous stenciled background!
house mouse tag is so cute great how to and discription of items . colors are so mothers day ready.
McStamper said…
Great tag. Love the stenciled background.
Late Blooming said…
great tag and love the color.
Pam Hornschu said…
Darling tag with awesome texture!
Janis said…
Love that HM image!!! So sweet. I'm not totally sure mice really chew on chives, but that's okay....the real ones also aren't near as cute as the HMeeses are.

Thanks for sharing your wonderful tag. It's so pretty in purple with the stenciling!
<3 J

jwoolbright at gmail dot com
HerPeacefulGarden.blogspot.com
D.Ann C said…
Precious! Love the stenciled background!!
Kate B said…
Cute tag & love the background!
Taunya Butler said…
So well done, adorable and so sweet! Live this tag!!

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