Friday 4 April 2014

Craft Stamper's April Take It - Make It Challenge

Servus and welcome back to the new Take It - Make It challenge over at Craft Stamper!

This month we want to see

 at the center of your makes. 

This was the perfect excuse for me to buy the lovely Crafty Individuals stamp set with the poison bottles to use it on this tag:

To achieve more depth I layered and stacked the stamped and cut out bottles with sticky foam pads.

The "Danger" sign was stamped with DI "barn door" and given two coats of clear UTEE. Then I mounted it to my tag together with a cut to size piece of burlap paper.

The background was done from a colour copy of some old chemists notes I found at the flea market. I blended it with some DI pumice stone and sprinkled some water droplets on it. I also sprinkled it with some drops of watered down Distress ink "gathered twigs" (using a fine detail brush) and stamped some faux mug prints in several spots.

I repeated the red colour with the ribbon and one of the bottles' labels to make all my elements "bond" with the design and added a simple card enforcement ring to place emphasis on the worn and aged paper look of my tag.

Hope to see you join in Craft Stamper's Take It - Make It challenge soon! There's a prize to be won too! ;)

Hugs and happy crafting,
Claudia xx


  1. ...und noch eine tolle Inspirationsquelle für meine neue Passion - Tags. Prima Hintergrund, ich mag natürlich besonders den 3D Effekt und das Dangerschild, sieht aus wie ein echtes Blechschild.
    Schönes Wochenende Kerstin

  2. Love your tag, not seen those Crafty Individual stamps before, perfect for this challenge. Elizabeth x

  3. Oh ... so cool. Love the flea market find!!!! What a great backdrop for this tag. The faux mug rings are very appropriate! And the burlap behind the UTEE'ed Danger sign was truly inspired. It really does pop. Oh I want to play on this challenge!!!! I hope I can. Great make Claudia! -- ME

  4. Fantastic Tag!!!! The background is awesome and your DANGER! Great bottles!

  5. A beautiful tag! So very in keeping with the vintageness of the bottles.
    Dot x

  6. Fantastic tag, super images and the red Danger sign draws your attention to the bottles.

  7. Klasse gemacht so Ton in Ton und dann das rote Schild als eyecatcher. Auch daß die Flaschen in verschiedenen Höhen angebracht sind und so Tiefe erzeugt wurde, finde ich superklasse.
    Liebe Grüße

  8. Fab tag and a great way to work with the theme!! By the way absolutely LOVED your faux soldering project in the latest issue of CS! Now that is soldering I may just manage lol....

  9. Hi Claudia, love the tag, I also think it would make a good door hanger with that sentiment.
    Not visited you for a while and I apologise, life has been getting in the way bit lol!
    Happy crafting, Angela x

  10. Wow fantastic Tag Claudia!
    Big hugs

  11. Love the pop of dimension you've given the bottles and the UTEE'd Danger sign is beyond cool!
    Alison xx


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