Monday, May 21, 2018

Mixed Media Tag Song Inspiration ABBA LAY ALL YOUR LOVE ON ME

Meihsia Liu Simply Paper Crafts Mixed Media Tag Abba Song Inspiration Simon Says Stamp Tim Holtz 1
Hi, my awesome crafty friends, welcome back for the new challenge! I hope you all had a great weekend. Now, let's have fun and play the new challenge! Our theme at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge this week is "Inspired by a Song". I am sure that you at least have one favorite song. For me, I love almost all songs by ABBA. So for this week, I created a mixed media tag inspired by ABBA's "Lay All Your Love On Me" using Sizzix Lumber 3D Fades Embossing Folder for the texture on the background and embellished with Tim Holtz Scribbles and Splats Thinlets Die.

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To start this project, I first embossed the tag using Sizzix Lumber 3D Fades Embossing Folder and Big Shot to create the texture on the background. The tag was colored with Dylusion Melted Chocolate with a brush pen, then distressed using a blender with Dylusion Ground Coffee. 

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I found these two antique photos in my stash and colored their shirts with colored pencils and outlined the photos using a black pen. The heart embellishments and sentiments were added from Tim Holtz stickers and die cut using Tim Holtz Thinlits. 

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The metal embellishment were colored with Dylusion paint and attached on the tag using Tombow Mono Glue. I randomly added some star sequins as the final touch. While I was making this tag, I watched and listened ABBA's music video and got inspired with the beautiful 80's style. I hope you will join us and share your favorite sone. Can't wait to see what you create!

Meihsia Liu Simply Paper Crafts Mixed Media Tag Abba Song Inspiration Simon Says Stamp Tim Holtz

Supply List:

Simon Says Stamp is giving away a $50 gift voucher that will go to a random entry chosen by Random Generator. So please join us for this week's challenge at Simon Says Stamp Monday ChallengeYou might also be on our Friday Designer Spotlight.

You have until Monday 8am Ohio time. 1pm UK time, 2 pm CET to join in. Have fun!

I really appreciate you stop by my blog and hope you all have a wonderful week.

Meihsia ^_^

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├čeulah ├čee said...

Excellent design!! Love the originality and playfulness of it. Your arrangement and colors suite the song perfectly!

Lorraine A said...

Fabulous tag Meihsia :-) the vintage photos are gorgeous and I love the background! the textures and whole design of this is beautiful :-)

Lols x x x

Barbara said...

This tax is fantastic! Dark background is incredible and you color palette fabulous as always, love the embellishments too! Barbara

Paper Wishes said...

Love the retro feel of this tag. Thanks for sharing and thanks for your comment and visit. Amanda

Macarena said...

So pretty! I love the background - what an amazing effect, the deep colors look great! The little stars are a perfect touch. Hugs, Marzena

Stephanie said...

So fun!! Love the dark woodgrain background and how it plays off the photos... the bright accents really POP!

Simon Says Stamp!

Maura said...

Cool tag, and that lumber background is amazing!! Fun photos for the song, Meihsia! hugs, Maura

Emma Williams said...

Such a great tag and that lumber texture fade has created such an amazing background, creating such depth and detail for this project! Lovely work as always Meihsia... :)

Anna-Karin said...

Beautiful tag Meihsia! I love that dark wood background and the fun photos.

Andrea Ockey Parr said...

What a clever tag! I really am impressed with the way you treated the woodgrain and made it look totally original. You always come up with ideas that I've never seen before and I love that about your work!

butterfly said...

I love almost all songs by Abba too! I love the stained woodgrain and those fabulous photos bringing the love story to life.
Alison x

Kath Stewart said...

wow this is amazing Meihsia, love how you used the Lumber Texture Fade and all those great photos, hugs kath xxx

Sandra said...

Fabulous tag, Meihsia! love the woodgrain texture, so much fun. Hugs, Sandra

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