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2 Tags for Day 19 of 31 Days of Halloween

I have 2 tags to share with you today. One is cute, and the other…not so much. Let’s start with cute…


I used Vampire Rye from The Wild Flower Kids…who just happens to be sponsoring 31 Days today! So if you happen to find Rye hangin’ out in a weird place…you’ve gotta email Terra! Visit her blog for all the deeets.

I made this tag for Phoenix. Shhhh! Don’t tell him! He’ll get it on Halloween! I think he came out adorable! I love his single fang that’s showing. You can click on any of my photos to see them bigger.


The color came out way off in this pic… I am afraid to say it but I think there may be something wrong with my camera! The color is often wrong, and it’s just not focusing anymore. Yikes!!! I cannot live without my camera!!!

Anyway…Vampire Rye is colored with my colored pencils, and I stuck him on a tag. I added some red Stickles to the edges, a “boo” at the top and some of my fabulous fibers that I have in my stash. Wouldn’t you love to win him???

Now on to the not so cute…be forewarned…this one is creeeepy!


This is one of the latest (and 1 of my new fave!) images from Strange Skin. It’s from their 2nd Famous Monster collection. I love all things Egyptian and this is no exception. I will be using this digi a LOT! I have plenty of ideas for him…one including using some real hieroglyphics!


This guy is also done up with colored pencils, and I have to say…I think he looks awesome! I mounted him on another tag that I had made, and I wrapped the tag using masking tape. I totally swiped that idea from Kapree’s Blog. She made an awesome book!!! I distressed the tape using Walnut Stain and Vintage Photo Distress Ink. Then, I took the bugs stencil from my Martha Stewart cupcake stencil collection (what a fabulous purchase that was!), and inked them all over with Black Soot Distress Ink.


Here’s the problem though…the ink can be wiped off! So I tried to Mod Podge it (after I took these pics). BAD idea!!! The ink wiped right off!!! Luckily, I only did a teeny part of the bottom, and I was able to clean off the Mod Podge. I guess I’ll just use some spray sealer…or go over it with embossing powder…but I really don’t want it shiny, so I probably won’t go that route. Once I figure that out, I will re-ink the bugs that got wiped off. Any other suggestions?

I hope you liked my tags! I’ll probably have a card to share tomorrow. For now, please visit the rest of the Wicked Bloggers, posted on my sidebar. Have an inspiring day!!!

PS: There was a bit of a mix up with the hidden image. Terra hasn't been able to be on the computer, so instead of it being today...there will be a hidden image tomorrow. :}


Kelli said…
Totally aweomse! I love both tags, and I promise not to tell Phoenix!
ldfdesign said…
both are wonderful! i love the fibers you used on the mummy one. without making the bugs shiny, i have no idea how to help you, sorry!
AnItA mArIe said…
fantastic tags babe love them and your colouring rocks...hugz anita
Sugar said…
I have no idea how to seal things..sorry, but I love that mummy!!
DonnaMundinger said…
WOW! Way cool tags! The little Drac is a doll and the mummy totally freaks me out! FAB coloring and love the bugs. xxD
Danielle said…
Did you try a heat gun? I have found, that when stuff wipes off, or won't dry correctly, a heat gun works for me. Good luck!

LOVE both tags!! You are a coloring genius!
Lynette said…
Way cool Mummy will have to go check'em out. And I'm stealing the masking tape idea too.LOL
Steph said…
Love your tags! I like that you use a different shape on the first one, great idea. The second one is way cool, love the macking tape and bugs and that mummy is colored wonderfully, looks old and dusty.
SuzieQ said…
Did you get the ink to stay? That mummy is my fav!
Alex said…
throw some embossing powder on it and heat set. :)

That mummy is awesome! I am really loving the sTrange Skin stuff!!!
Stitchinwitch said…
Love both tags, I would use hairspray (fixes, no shine and cheap lol) on the bugs
Jane said…
Love your tags a fantastic image I love it
Luv Jane xxx
Shelley said…
both are great, but I really LOVE the creepy one. He is awesome!!
Love both the tags - but the mummy is my fav. Oh I am going to be so poor in november with everything I ""need"" love the bugs. I also use hairspray. heatgun + masking tape - might curl
Helen xx
KC said…
those tags are so cool! the mummy is my fave!

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