Cute Critter by Donna Gray

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Hi everyone,

It's Donna here today with a tag featuring one of Magda's cute little critters :)


What I did:

I used one of these fab little greyboard tags that have a lovely shaped top to them which adds extra interest. I coated it with a layer of black Gesso (best Gesso ever in my humble opinion) and then started the fun doodling process with a mixture of Posca pens.

The flowers at the bottom are from one of Magda's stencils that I traced through with a white pen then filled the rest in using the Posca pens.

I drew a doodle and also stamped the sentiment from one of Lynne's Affirmations onto a scrap of Gelli print which were then both fussy cut out and adhered to the tag. The other doodle was done on a scrap of vintage French text.

Lastly but not of course least, the cute critter was stamped onto a piece of Strathmore paper and then coloured in with a mixture of diluted Distress Markers, fussy cut out then added to the tag with a couple of foam dots for extra dimension.

I added a bit of twine to the top and then the tag was finished...I told you he was a cutie ;)

Supplies Used:

That's Crafty! Clear Stamp Set - Baby Bear and Friends
That's Crafty! Clear Stamp Set - Lynne's Affirmations - Set 10
That's Crafty! Surfaces Greyboard size 5 Tags
That's Crafty! Black Gesso
That's Crafty! 8x8 Stencil - Smile
Posca Pens
Distress Markers
Black Archival Ink
Strathmore Mixed Media Paper Pad
Twine
Foam Pads

Hope you like it
Donna x

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8 comments

  1. Another fabulous make with Magda’s stamps, love it
    Love
    Amanda x

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  2. This is brilliant Donna, very striking x

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  3. So amazing, how you can fill the tag with beautiful doodling and also use the old book paper for it, it looks wonderful there as ground for the sweet critter .Also I love how the pink, which is giving almost shine to the tag.
    A gorgeous make dearest Donna .
    Hugs, Dorthe, xxxx

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  4. An adorable tag Donna. The cute critter is so beautifully coloured and the background you've made is amazing and so striking.
    Fliss xxx

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  5. This is both sweet and beautiful Donna, this cute little critters expression looks like he/she has been stunned by the beauty around him. Fabulous art marks.
    Hugs Tracey xx

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  6. Fabulous tag using those sweet stamps Donna - love the colour palette you used too.
    Gill xx

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