Monday, September 5, 2011

LaLa Land Challenge - Anything but a card.


This week at La La Land Crafts, we were challenges to create something other than a card. These challenges are always so much fun, as it forces me to think outside the box and create something new. This week I decided to create a tag. This tag is something near and dear to my heart, I created a tag for 9/11.
My brother is a fireman, and this image, Fireman Luka, is one of my faves. I wanted to make something special in remembrance of the tenth anniversary of September 11, so this little tag was perfect. I cannot believe it has been 10 years already, but we will never forget how we felt that day our country was attacked. Luckily, I feel like we have become a stronger nation. My heart goes out to the families who lost a loved one, and especially to the families of the brave firemen, as that is so close to my heart. We will never forget you all!!!
I colored this cutie with copics.
Skin - E21, E00, E000, R02
Hair - E27, E23, E21
Hat - R29, R27, R24, R22
Overalls - Y15, Y13, Y02
I sprayed the tag with Red Velvet and Denim Glimmer Mist, then used one of my Tim Holtz flame stamps to stamp the background images. I also distressed the edges with Chipped Sapphire Distress ink. The stars are grungeboard which I painted with white dabber paint and added Rock Candy crackle paint to the top. I printed the sentiment from my computer, and then distressed it with Chipped Sapphire Distress ink.
I hope you will pop over to LaLa Land Crafts and see the other amazing projects my teamies came up with, I am sure you will be inspired.
I am entering this project into the following challenges:
PIle it on - B is for... Boy
Charisma - Anything Goes
Addicted to stamps - Anything but a card
Stamptacular Sunday - The Sky's the Limit


9 comments:

  1. Wonderful tag. It really is hard to believe that terrible ordeal took place 10 years ago.
    Thanks for playing along with us at Charisma this week.
    Good luck.
    Debs xx

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  2. :( Its a fabby tag and so sentimental for you.

    9/11 means something to me too,not only is it my birthday but i have relatives in USA.


    Thanks for joining us at Charisma Cardz this week and good luck!

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  3. you ROCKED this tag - it's lovely and meaningful and i absolutely love the techniques you used on the paper. your colouring? fantastic! thanks so much for joining the Charisma Galz this week!

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  4. Super card hun !! Thanks for joining us at Charisma this time hope to see you next time too
    hugs
    laney

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  5. FABULOUS fireman tag! Love his freckles! Thank you for playing along with our challenge at Stamptacular Sunday! Hugs, Lesley

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  6. Hey,

    great work. It's lovely that you join us at ATSC. Hope you are fine.

    Hugs, Tanja

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  7. Wonderful card - and true, we will NEVER forget! Great job!
    Thanks so much for joining us at Stamptacular Sunday this week!
    Hugs!! Dee Sprytebyrd's Sentiments

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  8. Great tag,such a cute image!
    Thank you for joining us at ATSC,hope to see you again!
    Dodici
    xxxx

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  9. beautiful tag!
    Thanks for joining us at ATSC!
    Greets Deborah

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