Saturday, 1 August 2015

Mexico Moods - Summer Challenge at Our Creative Corner



Servus and welcome to the second package of inspiration for our special "Mexico Moods" summer challenge over at Our Creative Corner!

And along with a fabulous mood board that is meant to be your inspirational source and guideline for your projects come some more specials like our two fantastic prize sponsors, Stampington&Co and Tando Creative and two wonderful guest designers chosen by the OCC team.
Stampington are also generously offering a $2 voucher to everyone who enters our challenge!

Our Top3 will be a team vote this time instead of having a challenge host who chooses them. 

And this is the wonderful mood board that I fell in love with at first sight:

 

Grab any inspiration you like from these images - colours, shapes, themes, the whole bundle...

As I loved every single image of the mood board I decided to go for the colours mainly and so I took out my acrylic paints, a palette knife and some coloured canvas tags and started creating a happy mess - trying to mainly capture the vibrancy and joyful mood of the colour combos instead of having a finished project in mind when I started out. 

And this is the series of five vibrant tags I came up with:




 I simply scraped on various paints using a palette knife and saw to it that the tones formed the same colour combos which I so loved and adored with the mood board images. The already coloured background of the tags was very helpful as I didn't have to see that I covered up the whole area. 




I added some scribbling with a white Sharpie, a bit of adhesive fabric ribbon and washi tape and some stamping to add more detail to them. The finishing touch was done with my label maker. 



I had a great time messing with vibrant paints, scribbling, stamping and doodling.... hope you will have a great time when doing your "Mexico Moods" projects too! Can't wait to see them over at our Summer Challenge!

Hugs and happy crafting,
Claudia xxx

15 comments:

  1. Fantastic!! Love this to bits, Claudia!

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  2. These tags look adorable. There is so much to look at.
    Very inspiring, thanks for showing Anneke

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  3. Claudia, I LOVE each and every tag--They're a FIESTA for the eyes!! I completely see the color inspiration through and through :) Oh, completely love the little labels you made for each one--very positive indeed!! Fabulous inspiration for the challenge!! GO TEAM!! :) :) XOXO-Shari

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  4. Wow Happy August Claudia! Love those summery tags, the bright colours pop with the white sharpie and black labels. You really had fun. Hugs Jan x

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  5. Claudia
    Very beautiful tags, colors are amazing !
    Bisous

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  6. Wow, was für eine sommerfrische Farbpalette, da muss der Sommer in Schwung kommen und mit ihm die gute Laune :-)! LG Kerstin xx

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  7. Herrliche Tags Claudia! Wow!
    Einen schönen Sommer wünsch ich Dir noch!
    Noch einen Monat Ferien durchzustehen...

    Liebe Grüße
    Susi

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  8. Hi Claudia, just trying to catch up a bit with my blogging friends. I went over to the Creative Corner Challenge and I have to say your tags are brilliant for this. Love them to bits. Happy crafting, Angela x

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  9. wuii, das sind tolle arbeiten, liebe claudia!....noch dazu in den tollen farben meines 2. liebelingslandes... :-)
    glg
    margit

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  10. Beautiful your tag! Mexico inspires with its colors!

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  11. Claudia I love all the patterns and colors on these tags. They go so well with the Mexico Moods board theme. Your work is amazing! xxx Laurie

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  12. Wunderschöne, farbenfrohe Tags ganz im Modern Art Stil, gefallen mir sehr.
    Liebe Grüße
    Sabine

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  13. Ohhhhhh Claudia - I just LOVE these. The colors are FABULOUS. I soooo love bright colors and these just made my day. Going back for another look - makes me want to go paint BRIGHT colors. Very inspiring! j.

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  14. I love your colorful tags! Fabulous and bright! Barbara

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  15. Those tags are just delightful! Fantastic work.

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