Wednesday, 3 June 2015

Frilly and Funkie - Monochromatic Challenge

Today over at Frilly and Funkie it is time for a new challenge, and this week was Cec's choice with

MONOCHROMATIC

'I want to see a shabby chic and vintage project that uses basically one colour and its various hues and tones - a little white or cream can be added but unless that is the main colour, it needs to be just an accent.'


I decided to do a shabby chic artsy style tag blue/teal/turquoise colours:




I did very much enjoy this challenge and I had a brilliant time with my Magicals. All I did was drop some of the powder here and there, roughly where I wanted colour (no exact science to this) and then just sprayed with water - what fun!!! I loved watching the colours dance across the tag, swim into the curves and drip down. It really is an easy way to achieve a natural 'paint job'.


I used all the blues from the following sets:

Nantucket Pearls - Whale Watch Blue
Industrial Chic - Time Travel Teal and Shabby Turbine Teal
Under The Boardwalk - Tilt-A-Wheel Teal

I found with a couple of them that they have hints of other colours in their mica, for instance in the pic above there appeared this greenish hue! Very pretty though :)

Here's some close ups:
       


The lace, from the Venice Lace, I cut into sections and pulled to create a tattered effect.


Of course, some pretty Tim Holtz Heirloom Roses, now who doesn't love these?! They are so pretty! They got the Tumbled Glass Distress Paint treatment :)




Hope y'all having a lovely week,
Hugs
Georgie xx




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20 comments

  1. Oh my goodness so yummy! Amazing layering as ever and I LOVE that little disc on the top with the word artist on it! Jenny x

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  2. Wooow, what a fantastic tag, Georgie! I adore that colour scheme you have chosen and all the stunning layers there! Fabulous design with awesome embellishing, my super talented friend! LOVE it!
    Huge hugs :)
    Branka xxx

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  3. OK, my jaw is off the ground finally!!! My favorite colors! So many breathtaking details arranged to such perfection! Am I in heaven???? Georgie, you are a master of crafting!!!

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  4. Wow,stunning tag Georgie,such wonderful shades of colour :)
    Big hugs
    Donna xxx

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  5. Wonderful tag with such fabulous layers and textures. You rocked this challenge theme.
    Hugs!
    Cec

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  6. This is beautiful! Love the varying shades of blue you used - and all the gorgeous details!

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  7. Oh my, oh my, this is so very pretty, I just love the shades of blue, all the wonderful detail and the gorgeous texture... I keep hearing about the magicals, I think I may have to invest.... Hugs, Anne xx

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  8. Absolutely gorgeous - love all the drips and runs. The colors are fantastic - you are making me want to play with my Lindy's! Love the way you painted the metals too! Super job on a tough challenge!

    Hugs,
    Linda

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  9. Wow! Your tag is wonderful! Beautiful little touches all over.. Gorgeous! Xx

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  10. Beautiful tag Georgie! The colour is so gorgeous and I love the swirl as the backdrop to the embellishments. Sue C x

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  11. bea-u-tee-FULLL! Georgie, this is one fabulous mixed media tag! I love the blues, the composition and those dark leaves just really set the monocrhomatic deliciousness off! sorry if this sounds weird; I'm just speechless! Big Hugs, my friend!

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  12. Absolutely stunning Georgie! I love your work with the Lindy's, I am totally adding some more of those to my wish list! Beautiful layering of your elements, bravo! Love it! hugs :)

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  13. Love that you did a tag Georgie and it's just sooooo LOVELY. The layers are wonderful as well as the colors, sparkles and variety of embellishments. Very INSPIRING. j.

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  14. Wonderful tag which oozes inspiration. Got my first set of Lindys sprays recently after seeing your posts with them. Aren't they fabulous to work with.
    Julie x

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  15. Wonderful tag - stunning layers Georgie, Nxx

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  16. Beautiful monochromatic tag Georgie, wonderful texture and love the play of those beautiful blues and teals!

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  17. This blue me away! Hehe! Wowzers and so awesome sauce! I just love the blues and pops of white. This little tag is incredible Gee! So many lovely elements to see! Hugz to you muffin! ~Niki

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  18. Just love the way this flows, love the curves, beautiful clean shapes merging into one another. Stunningly artsy!! Love it!! Ruth x

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  19. Wow this is awesome! I love looking at all the design aspects of it! The colors of blue swirling around with the white! Unbelievable how much creativity was put in a tag! ~ Pam

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  20. Beautiful tag Georgie! Love all the pretty shades of blue! So artsy and creative!

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