Monday, July 15, 2013

Somewhere Beyond the Sea

Happy Monday!! My niece left yesterday and I'm still trying to recover!! We had a great time, but oh my, did she wear me out :)


I have a tag to share with you today, created from the awesome Beyond the Sea stamp set I won from Artistic Outpost :)


I started with Strathmore Watercolor Paper cut with a Tim Holtz Tag & Bookplate die. The girl was stamped first on the tag with Ranger Sepia Archival Ink and on Inkadinkado Stamping Masking Paper. She was cut out of the Masking Paper and then it was applied over the girl on the tag. The lighthouse was stamped next, first on the tag and then on the Masking Paper. The image was cut from the Masking paper and applied to the image on the tag. A cloud stencil was cut from paper and then starting at the top of the tag, TH Broken China Distress Ink was inked along the edge with a Tsukineko Fingertip Sponge Dauber. The girl was colored in with TH Distress Markers in Aged Mahogany, Bundled Sage, Scattered Straw and Vintage Photo and a TH Waterbrush. The lighthouse was colored in with Walnut, Antique Linen and a Waterbrush. The grass with Peeled Paint and a Waterbrush. The birds and the bottom sentiment were stamped with Black Archival Ink. TH Idea-ology Crinkle Ribbon was inked with TH Walnut Distress Stain. A TH Philosophy tag is attached to a TH Trinket Pin. The edges of the tag were inked with Walnut Distress Ink.

I am entering this in the following challenges:
  1. Artistic Outpost - July Referral Program - Anything Goes w/ AO Stamps
  2. Simon Says Stamp - Pin It
  3. Simon Says Stamp and Show - Good to be Green 
  4. Craft It Up & Link It Up #10 - Summer 
  5. DL.Art - Thankful Thursday - July Anything Goes
  6. Sunday Funday #11 - Linky Party
  7. An Inky Situation #1 - Anything Goes 
Thanks for stopping by :)

55 comments:

Chriss America Real said...

Oh this is so pretty! I want it! Gonna have to buy it!

Hugs,

Chriss

Beebeebabs said...

Love your tag you did a great job - sooooo pretty!!!

Cheri said...

This is so beautiful and full of detail. Super job my friend.

Cheri - John 3:16
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DIANA L. said...

This is so Awesome Lisa This looks like the cover of a book I want to read while sprawled out on a lunge chair with the sun beating down on me. I love it! Can you tell?
Thank you for joining my DL.ART Thankful Thursday Anything Goes July Linky Party
DIANA L.
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VanessaB said...

oh that's so beautiful! :)

Robin Carroll said...

that is beautiful my crafty friend! Thank you for linking up with us for Tara's linky party at Craftin Desert Diva's We hope that you will join us again for the next linky party!

Robin
Cut One Designs by Robin

McCrafty's Cards said...

This is gorgeous Lisa, I like the beautiful scene the pin and the distressing.
Kevin xx

Lorraine A said...

Fabulous tag Lisa :-) the image is lovely and all the details are gorgeous ! :-)

thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Challenge
luv
Lols x x x

Norma Gomez said...

Gorgeous tag Lisa, love the image and your coloring. Happy Monday :D

Mulberry Mindy said...

Great tag, Lisa. Lovely coloring, and thoughtful sentiment, now I'll be singing that tune all afternoon. Rest up, my friend.
Mindy

http://mulberrymindy.blogspot.com

Creations by Shirl said...

Beautiful tag, love that images especially the lighthouse...
TFS Lisa, - glad to hear that your niece still has you on your toes, LOL!

Gerrina said...

Beautiful tag! what a great stamp! Greetings, Gerrina

Kathy Salido said...

Wow Lisa, this is gorgeous. I love your coloring and the cute little metal tag is just the perfect touch. Have a great evening :)

Karon said...

Fabulous fabulous! - love the vintage look and water colour look! Gorgeous! TFS

Rhonda Miller said...

This is beautiful.

Tanya/Nonna said...

What a beautiful image. I love the vintage look and wonderful colors you used. This is so, so pretty! I know how you feel -after a weekend with my grands I'm wiped out for the next few days! Love 'em, just can't keep up with 'em :)

katieo said...

Sounds like you had a fun time with your niece. Love the cute tag. Fun sentiment.

Cely said...

wow so pretty! love all the colors you used to make the stamp a one of a kind masterpiece!
thanks so much for all the love you left while i was moving to the east coast. you are so sweet! i'm (kind of) settled in now and i can't wait to get my craft room back to working order!

paperpapier said...

wow..great colouring, the image is superb! I have never tried colouring with distress marker before but looks like the result is amazing!
Heaney xx

Debbie said...

Beautiful!! It makes me think of Ellis Island or of turn of the century books I've read!

yyam said...

Oh wow. Beautiful stamping and masking Lisa. This looks amazing!

Sherrie K. said...

This is beyond GORGEOUS! The lighthouse is so beautifully colored and the masking and stamping is fabulous! Absolutely stunning my friend!
Yeah..those little ones have a way of wearing us out-thats for sure! Glad you had a wonderful visit!
Have a great evening!
Hugs,
Sherrie K

Diane said...

Very pretty, what a great stamp...beautifully done with the distress markers (and they have new colors coming out)...now just sit back, throw your feet up and relax!!

Linda said...

Hi Lisa!!!! I just went through your blog wow I missed some amazing work from you!!!!! Your lighthouse is gorgeous !!!! Makes me think of days gone by!!!!!Excellent work my friend!!!!!

Lin said...

What a fun summer tag, Lisa, and beautiful masking! Thanks for sharing it with us at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge!

~Tammy~ said...

Your coloring is amazing! So so pretty! A gorgeous image!

Pam said...

This is a beautiful tag Lisa! The image is so captivating and you did an excellent job of coloring it!
Pam
scrap-n-sewgranny.blogspot.com

Mary Ann said...

WOW!BEAUTIFUL TAG!!!!Beautiful coloring!!!Have a good day!!!

Gwen said...

This tag is amazing! It looks like it should be framed and hung on a wall!

Shelly said...

This is beyond gorgeous Lisa! I just love the feel of this tag! Your projects are always so distinctive! I love that!

Happy Tuesday, relax and enjoy!
Shelly

~ Jo ~ said...

Lisa this is absolutely beautiful! I love tags, they are so fun to make! This tag reminds me of the good ole days at the beach!

Hugs,
Jo
♥ Jo's Scrap Shack ♥

Kelsey said...

Wow that's a gorgeous tag!

Karen said...

Beautiful tag, Lisa! I love the image and all the inking looks great! I really like how you added the charm too! I hope you have a great day! :)

Karen
craftedwithlovebykaren.blogspot.com

SHartl said...

WOW!! This is so awesome! Love the texture from the watercolor paper and the beautiful image!

Susie Craft Happy! said...

Lovely tag Lisa!! Love that charm.

Susie

Missy said...

Oh Lisa this is just so lovely, the water coloring looks just terrific, so soft and subtle!!

jessica said...

WOWZER Lisa!! This tag is incredible!! I know I say this every time I stop in but OMG you are so super talented!!!!!
Awesome job my friend!
Thanks for sharing and have a GREAT day!

Norma said...

WOW! this tag is beautiful and I sooo agree with Jessica on that you are super talented my friend and enjoy every project I see of yours!!! Have a fabulous day!!
Hugs,
Norma

I'm a Little Teapot said...

Beauty of a tag! Great coloring and I like the little bling at the top!

So happy to hear the visit was fun. Enjoy your rest after your busy week!

Davi said...

Gorgeous Lisa, I love the image and your coloring is beautiful!! Very cool embellies to go with your tag also! Hope get rested up :)

Meihsia Liu said...

This is such a beautiful tag! I love the beautiful background and your great coloring on the image. Thank you so much for sharing with us at Simon Says Stamp and Show this week. :)

Linda B said...

Beautiful, Lisa... love the stamped layering... so perfect for this tag. Artistic Outpost have the most fantastic stamps... LOVE what you've created with this set!!!!!!!!!

Lolis Flores said...

This is just beautiful! Hugs.

Gita said...

So pretty, I love the soft colors.

Cindy said...

GORGEOUS job with your tag Lisa, BEAUTIFUL image!!!:)

Gerda said...

What a fabulous tag! I love the charm on it! Have a great day.
Gerda

Janis said...

Thank you for Linking Up at An Inky Situation. Your project is featured on our Facebook Page today and linked to your blog!
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:) Janis
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Jayne said...

Amazing tag Lisa. Love,love love the vintage feel.
Jayne x

Kate said...

Awesome Tag. Love the colors you used very unique.

Creative M said...

WOW!! Simply Beautiful....Awesome job!!
Have a wonderful day my friend,
M'
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Donna K said...

Gorgeous tag, Lisa! I love the sentiment and the girl... beautiful. I also have two nieces and a nephew living near by now and I can totally relate to your state of exhaustion! Happy Friday!

Nana said...

Absolutely beautiful Lisa. Love the vintage look. Love this stamp. TFS
Have a creative day.
Hugs Nana
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Karen said...

My sweetest friend, this is beyond stunning! What a mesmerizing scene you've created... you know how *work* those distress markers, Lisa. This is spectacular. Not only so, but the design itself couldn't be more polished and perfect. This is certainly the most beautiful tag I've ever seen. :o) I hope you're incredibly proud of this masterpiece, my dear friend. It is truly lovely, in color, style, design, and theme. :o)

Hugs and blessings!

Indy said...

So, so love this! The colors, layout, EVERYthing about it is superb!!
{hugs}
Indy

Esther said...

Such a pretty tag!!!! Your coloring, as always, is amazing!!!!!

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