Friday, January 13, 2012

Dilly Beans Challenge - Frosty

Hello and Happy Friday friends!  It's Friday so you know that I'm bringing you another Dilly Beans creation for this week's challenge.  The challenge theme this week is Frosty!  My first inclination was to lean towards one of Megan's many awesome snowman designs but then I decided to change it up a bit and use the Rosie Posie Bunch to switch things up a bit. 

I started by creating my super fun green distressed tag.  I used my Distress Inks in Shabby Shutters and Peeled Paint.  I took the pads and added the ink to my tag directly.  I then sprayed it with two mists of my Perfect Pearls mixture and then I opened the bottle to flick larger dots of water onto the ink.  If you've ever worked with Distress Inks then you know how well they groove with water and the super cool textures you can create.  I used my heat gun to quickly dry the tag.  
I printed my image out twice.  I colored it entirely with my Copics.  I then colored the flowers with my white Copics, ran it image side down through my Xyron, and then burnished it with my white, Martha Stewart, ultra fine glitter.  I added a bit of bling and attached the entire flower piece using foam adhesive.  
I added some fabulous ribbon and bakers twine to finish off the top and I used an MFT sentiment to the bottom.  I plan on attaching this to a "get well" care package for a friend of mine who just underwent surgery.  I made a delicious batch of Chicken and Matzoh Ball Soup and will deliver it hopefully tomorrow!
I hope you enjoy and have been inspired to come create with us

Big Crafty Hugs!!


Arielle H Gordon said...

Meredith, this is gorgeous! I love how you dusted the flowers & added the rhinestones!

Jenn Borjeson said...

Love your tag, Meredith, it's just perfect! :)

DonnaMundinger said...

OOOH, this is sooo pretty! Love that you thought outside the box. Love the gorgeous tag background and your frosty flowers are devine! xxD