Friday, 11 January 2008

Inky & Messy Tag Book

Hello again.

I have finally got a spare five mins to upload piccies of a Bind it All tag book I made over Christmas!

I got some Distress Re-Inkers for Christmas, so I had a really messy time playing with them!

The tags are just plain cream luggage labels which I have dipped into inks and then dried, stamped on and bound them together.

The technique is really easy to do. First of all you will need a non stick craft mat, some Distress ReInkers, a water spritz OR Glimmer Mist (or the like) and some luggage labels.

The ReInkers come in a little bottle that has a pippet in it. Simply fill up your pippet and drop a few little inky droplets on to the craft sheet. Repeat this with as many colours as you want to include. Then use a spritzer to add water or mists to the inks. Dip your luggage label or tag into the inkyness and then keep dipping until you have the desired effect. I usually dry mine with a heat gun but if you haven't got one, they will dry naturally.

I then inked up the images I wanted to use and stamped all over the dry tags. I had inked both sides of the tags so they could be stamped on both sides too.

I added a few embellishments and some covers to the book and there it is, finished!

As ever, thank you for taking time out to have a look at my latest creations.

Hels x


shazzapat said...

Absolutely love it Hels, very inky and messy, just my kinda thing

Dan said...

A lovely piece of work Hels! :o)

Claireabelle said...

Fab as usual

Petal said...

Fantastic work! I love messy too! its just normally me that is covered. ;)

Linda Elbourne said...

I bet you had more than ink on your fingers after that burst of creativity - but totally worth it - gorgeous XXX

CraftyC said...

I love it!!!! Cant wait to get back into my cold garage so I can get all inky again...

Shaz said...

stunnung as usual, i must blow the dust off my bia its still in its box :0( xxx

crissi said...

wow im loving this tag book

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