Friday, June 10, 2016

prosit! - a set of wine bottle tags

Made a set of wine bottle tags for a friend who lives in our wine town. How often do we all take a bottle of wine with us when we're invited somewhere? It's pretty standard in these parts. I'm so glad I invested in the PTI Wine Bottle Tag die ;)


I chose a color palette of Pumice Stone, Dried Marigold, Bundled Sage and Scattered Straw thinking they go well with the colors of wine bottles around here - green, brown and clear with a green tint. I used - from left to right - MFT Fleur de Lis, Prima Flourish, STAMPlorations Leaf Prints and STAMPlorations Flower Burst stencils. The die cuts are from PTI Uncorked and Uncorked Words. They live at my house too ;)

I was inspired to give two techniques a try. First was from the queen of techniques, Jennifer M. It's called "faux dimension with stencils". SUCH fun and amazing results. Here's a great video.

And since I was using Papertrey product, I decided to work in MIM #252 where it's about adding shadowing to a die cut sentiment with Copics. I added a drop shadow to all of mine with a C3 gray. See it here? TIP: Choose a larger sized sentiment to make your drop shadowing easier!


I'm taking my tags to the the challenges at:
CASual Fridays - Florals (the yellow tag)
Happy Little Stampers - Anything goes with Dies

One-Layer Simplicity - Stencil Not sure if my die cut sentiments count as a layer or an embellishment. In any case, the Jennifer M. technique with a stencil is totally worth checking out!)

The yellow tag is my favorite. I think because of the stencil. Do you have a favorite?

14 comments:

  1. Fab wine bottle tags Maria, clever you! thanks for your sweet comments too...so kind ;) Viv xx

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  2. These are fabulous wine bottle tags, Maria. The first thing I noticed was all the dimension, and here you've done with stenciling! Amazing! Love these. Have a great weekend. Bev

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  3. Great set of wine tags,Maria! So soft and pretty Thanks for joining us at Happy Little Stampers!

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  4. These are fab! They really do look like they have dimension with that technique ❤️

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  5. Your wine tags are so lovely!! Great depth, hard to believe they are only one layer. Thanks for joining us at CAS-ual Fridays!!

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  6. These are so neat, Maria! Beautifully done!

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  7. Maria, your foursome of tags is a great see using different techniques. Love the textures!

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  8. I gasped at the amount of dimension you've created, Maria ... these are all fantastic! Saw the Jennifer M video ... and think you've out-Jennifer'd her here! Hugs, Anita :)

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  9. These are fantastic Maria! I love how much dimension you achieved with these wine tags. As luck would have it I have that die and I always bring wine with me when I am invited to someone's home!

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  10. I love stencils which leads to the logical conclusion that I LOVE your tags! Which I do..they are amazing! Fabulous dimension; little works of art to adorn your wonderful gifts of wine!
    Hugs~c

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  11. I agree about the technique it looks fab, so 3D.
    Thanks for joining in the fun over at HLS too. :)

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  12. Fabulous set of wine bottle tags, they look so amazing in those soft sweet colors.

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  13. They look amazing...
    Thanks so much for playing along with the OLS this month!

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