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Friday, August 5, 2016

Soldier freebie

Today I've got a tag to show you featuring this week's Freebie Friday image-  you can pick it up at no cost in the Bugaboo store.

I colored the image with Promarkers. The background was made using one of the "due date library cards" I got from Mimi. I covered it with with white gesso beafore I covered the front with green gelatos. The smudge in the middle was made using a splatter stamp from a stamp set I got from Donna. I was trying out using my gelatos with water for stamping for the first time. It didn't quite come out as planned, but I was lucky this time - smudge suits better than splatters here. I also randomly stamped some words on the background.

I machine stitched around the edges using really small stitches, added an eyelet, ribbon and twine.

Wishing you alll a great weekend!

19 comments:

Donna Ellis said...

Wow! A fantastic design, and really great background, Pia! All the finishing touches on your designs really bring out the happiness in them! hugs, de

meg said...

You're backgrounds always impress me Pia this looks so like camouflage great tag

Tammy said...

What a gorgeous tag Pia!! I LOVE the colors and your fabulous background!
Tammy x

Chrissy said...

Fabulous background Pia..love the small stitching and your cute little soldier, what a great tag.

Luv CHRISSYxx

cotnob said...

A fun tag Pia, a cute image and fabulous background.
Pauline
x

scrAPpamondo said...

You are making fabulous backgrounds with gesso and gelatos, Pia!! This is a technique that I have to try. And your first try on stamping with gelatos and water looks really amazing! You have had a brilliant result, full of interest!! This is an amazing tag! Love these shades of green, the denim ribbon with the string and the stitching! The soldier is fun and cute!

Kraftgali said...

Well this is amazing!
Thanks for sharing.

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Laine said...

A perfect male themed card. Wonderful image and detail.
Laine
xx

Loz said...

Fabulous Tag and background Pia..Loz

Karen Steele said...

Love this fab cammo tag Pia!

aussie aNNie said...

This is one super creation.Those colours are fabulous as is this design.xx
Enjoy your weekend.xx {aNNie}

KraftyKoolKat said...

A really cute and fun filled tag Pia.
Hugs
Cathy
Xxx

crafty-stamper said...

The background looks brilliant and great image
carol x

Imke said...

Great tag, Pia and the background colors are perfect with the Soldier.

Regina said...

hi, Pia
I love your background! You're so creative!
The image is great and your layout too!

hugs Regina

Lau W said...

Hello Pia !
Oh love this little image, and so fab background !
Hpe you're well ! Big hugs ! xxx

Monika Reeck said...

Cuttee Image
Gread Smudge
Luv the text behind him.and so cuteee Tag Pia...luv this and great for a young man right ♡

Donna said...

So cute!

Asha said...

Cute little tag and so perfect for little (or not so little) men.
x Asha