Saturday, April 27, 2013

Lindy's Stamp Gang's Birthday Blog Hop



Hey there! 

Welcome to the Lindy's Stamp Gang birthday hop! 
Today is the actual birth DAY of "the" Lindy of Lindy's Stamp Gang!

Happy Birthday, Lindy!

What an amazing lady she was! To learn more about Lindy, 
check out the Lindy's Stamp Gang website HERE.

What a perfect way to celebrate by having a FUN, super inspirational blog hop using Lindy's products! Prepare yourself for a deep dive into color and a spectacular range of talent as the LSG Design Team celebrates this special day!

To top it off, there are special "birthday presents" to be won! The presents are hidden in the design team members' blogs, so be sure to comment on each blog along the hop! Enter your chance to win, now through Saturday, May 4th 2013 (midnight). The special birthday presents include the following Lindy's Stamp Gang sets:

May Day Meadows Starburst set

Jamaican Jungle Color shot set

Beauty School Drop out set

Yellow label Moon Shadow set



If you found your way to my blog from the talented Ivett's blog, you are in the right place!

My project today is a birthday tag created using mixed media techiniques and a range of Lindy's Stamp Gang Starburst Sprays in yellows, pinks and greens (colors linked below in product list.)

Here are some pictures...




Here, you can see the detail and texture of the stenciling, lace, mini puzzle pieces and chicken wire...






As an added treat, I have a video tutorial to share with you so you can give one of these tags a try!
Click HERE to watch.

Thanks so much for stopping by! Next up on the hop is the super creative and sweet Sharon! ♥

In case you get lost along the way or are just joining us now, here's a list of who's hoppin' today:


Have an amazing week!


xoxo ♥,



Products

Medium weight chipboard (Tag base)
Lindy's Stamp Gang Starburst Sprays:
I Am Roses flowers
Graphic 45 Staples metal tag
"Happy Birthday" from Graphic 45 Place in Time "Sentiments"
Random Metal and vintage embellishments
Prima Resin bird & corner piece
May Arts ribbon
White doilies
Cheesecloth
Lace
Chicken wire
Stencils
Gesso
Mod Podge
Modeling Paste
Glossy Accents
E6000
Hot Glue







91 comments:

Susan said...

Love the colors-great job!

Margreet Havinga said...

The colors the come so beautiful to gether,

Trish said...

Beautiful tag Arlene! I want to thank you for sharing your projects. You the one that introduced me to LSG.

REINE said...

I love, love, love all the texture. I'm sure it's even more beautiful in person with all the glitz with the lindys colors! Thanks for sharing!

kathi17 said...

Wow, I love this! It looks like a sculpture with all of those beautiful things on it. Love the colors too. I wish so much I could watch videos on my computer, but with a defective sound card and very slow internet, it's impossible.

Mary Jane W said...

I love looking closely at your beautiful tag. It's like a treasure hunt!

Scrappin Abby said...

Gorgeous tag..love all the textures and layers!!

Sarah Lynch said...

Arlene, beautiful, inspirational tag (as always)! Thanks for the video and the hop!!

Kathy S said...

Another stunning and colorful design. Thanks for sharing.

tanya dzyubenko said...

As always amazing job Arlene. You were the first that introduced me to lindy's sprays.

Erla Maria said...

Beautiful and stunning project. Love these bright colors.

ScrapBliss ~ Yvonne M. said...

Fabulous color selection Ar! Love it! Then again, I love everything you do! xo

Rose LaQuay said...

Beautiful tag - Love the texture achieved in this technique! Thank you for sharing and the chance to win!

Lorianna said...

Stunning card!!
I LOVE the colors!!!
Thanks so much for sharing your amazing talent with all of us!!
big hugs.........
Lorianna

Patrice said...

Super gorgeous tag, as always! Love all of the texture & thecolorsblend in just perfectly! Thanks for sharing another inspiring project!!

AdeinAZ said...

Your projects are always worth stopping by for! Love the tag for the LSG Birthday Blog-Hop and of course the dimensional aspects of the tag are wonderful!! Thanks for sharing.

inkytoes said...

Wow! I love this kind of texture and color. I need to collect more ephemera so I can start doing the type of card.

Lilli Nikolaisen said...

Oh my how pretty. Love the colors =)

Hugs from Lilli =)

Sherri Spencer said...

Incredible color work

~Kelly~ said...

Love the mixed media and the colors it's so pretty and definitely reminds me of a birthday card with all the bright colors. Love this and the technique will be checking out your video! ~Kelly Walkelmol

Hazelle Tolentino said...

Awesome texture! And the colors are stunning!

kassandra16 said...

wow, such a beautiful card!!

Dena said...

Holy Toledo! Ya'll are killing me with these gorgeous works!!! This is simply stunning and I will be back for this video also after the hop!!!
Hugs, Dena

Rebecca " The miss Haven " said...

Wonderful work :) Soooo pretty !!
Hugz Rebecca

Rhonda said...

Such a beautiful tag. Thanks for the tutorial. :o)

MyScrapMenagerie said...

What a gorgeous tag! I'm always amazed at your talents! You create such wonderful and inspiring projects!

luv46kdz said...

Awesome Arlene! Love these colors :) congrats on G45 too

Paula

Celina said...

I love all the colors! It's so vibrant.

Denise said...

Beautiful bright tag!!

britgirl58 said...

I always enjoy your videos, and this one is no exception - gorgeous tag - love the down size - not so intimidating!
TFS - julie

LaraeH said...

Arlene, I so love your mixed media projects. Thank you for sharing them with us and the video tutorials are so helpful for me. These colors are fabulous!!

Dawn Edwards said...

Gorgeous Tag! Mixed media is so hot right now and Lindy's is a must have item to achieve amazing projects such as your tag! Thanks for the inspiration now I just need to gets some Lindy's

jcinokc said...

Your tag is amazing. I love the colors and how it all flows together.

catharine goldbaum said...

Love your work,its all so beautiful!!I love the texture ,depth and colors on this tag.looking forward to seeing more of your work!

Ms Scrapmess said...

Amazing tag - loved the colours!

Marci M said...

How beautiful. You did an amazing job, what an inspiration.

KeeponScrappin said...

Beautiful tag Ar! I love all the metal embellies and colors. Super pretty!

sara caelen said...

Absolutely beautiful tag, I watched the video and subscribed to your youtube channel, I love your style and looking forward to see al of your other work.xxxSara

Denise Bryant said...

Wow... gorgeous colors! Love all that texture!

Geordie morgan said...

wow great project love thecolours tfs Hugs Geordie

famillemarleau said...

I love every details of your tag. It's so beautiful. Love the colors you used. Thanks for sharing, Johanne L.

cyndie2010 said...

Arlene, you are one fantastic artist/designer. I love all your projects and this one does not disappoint me. The colors are spectacular. Your ability to take any product or paper and turn it into an amazing creation is awesome. You were one of the first people on YT that I subscribed to when I first started scrapbooking, your projects really inspired me. Your tutorials are great. Thank you for all that you share and teach us. Look forward to your next design. Hugs Cyndie

Annie Rose said...

So pretty, Arlene! I love it. I have to say, anytime I want some inspiration, I pop onto your YT channel and watch for hours. I love your creativity and I'm so grateful that you share it with us!

You are awesome. :)

Luvs,
Annie Rose

Sandy (Cheesy) said...

Holy smokes. I have never done mixed media, but after watching your video I now want to try it. Your tag is really amazing. I am just beginning to try Lindy's sprays. Thanks for the inspiration.

Shanna Shands said...

Lovely combination of colors.

Terri Wilson said...

Once again amazing Arlene! You never cease to amaze me with your talent. Love the color combination and love the textures. This tag is beautiful!

Becky Currey said...

Arlene, I love this tag. It is so colorful!!

Ruth said...

Love this tag, great job!

Kate P. said...

OK this looks amazing - I have to try this!

Natalie B. said...

Wow, incredibly detailed and funky! It reminds me of a Rauschenberg "combine", where he would stick lots of found objects and images onto the canvas.

Shanta said...

What a lovely project!

Tricia said...

That is cool

Dimples said...

Love the color combination!

Denny said...

Your tag is like a treasure trove of gems, everywhere you look there is something new and wonderful. Totally cool! I can't wait to watch your video :)

stick said...

I adore the extravagant color in your card!!

silvergran said...

This is absolutely fabulous!
I enjoyed the vid and will use it as a guide to try this technique.

StacyC said...

Very nice, thanks for the tut..

Crafting Newbie said...

Best tag ever! I just love a textured gesso background covered in sprays.

Disco Queen said...

Beautiful tag Arlene! Fabulous colour & textures. Thanks for the inspiration. Theresa x

scrappygal said...

Stunning!!! I love all the texture and of course those beautiful colors!!!

Laurie said...

I'm definitely going to have to try one of these.. once my first order of Lindy's arrives... hopefully it'll be here this coming week :)

Teresa Godines #6857 said...

Fabulous project. Love all of the details. TFS

jayjay said...

I saw the YT video and as always you do such amazing work. TFS!

Anonymous said...

So pretty. I like how you gessoed all then colored over everything. Great video. Thanks!

Kelly Harms said...

I really love how you get so much texture and layers in this. And then the colors are so beautiful. Thanks for sharing.

Archana said...

Hi Arlena,
I am a big fan of your work. Love watching your videos and these are full of info. I just came here from your YT channel and thanks for the chance to hop and meet the wonderful artists.
Love your tag and tutorial helps me to make one someday :-)
Hugs,
Archana

Karen said...

All I can say is absolutely stunning. I love it. TFS.

Becky Colvin said...

Love the colors and all the texture!! I am watching your video now so I can make one too!!

Paperpretties said...

what beautiful colors and texture! Beautiful job. :)

Sharon said...

You used some of my favorite colors. Loved the finished tag Arlene!

MB Isaac said...

stunning! Love this/

Teresa Ingram said...

Just watched your tutorial. I absolutely love it.

Buffy Esser said...

Oh My goodness look at all the texture and the colors...this is quite stunning! one of these days I will learn to do something like this LOL

PEA said...

what a beautiful card. I especially like the little owl!
Thanks for sharing

Betsy said...

You do such beautiful work!

grammypame said...

Hi Ar!!! Happy Birthday to Lindy!! Love your tag!!! I want to try it!! thanks for all the tutorials and hard work you have put in lately. I really appreciate it!!
Hugz
Pam Allen

AnnMarie said...

I have watched this tutorial so many times already ....just love it

DaileyScrapper said...

Beautiful. I love the combination of colors and the texture. Just perfect.
Yvette

TYJ419 said...

Beautiful!! Love the colors.

shanjamorjor said...

gosh dont those colors pop
tfs
shar

Jennifer S said...

very pretty!

Donalda Martin said...

Love everything you do Arlene!!!! Hugs Donalda

CONTIKI said...

Oh my what talent! Love it!

Amy#8546(TheTigersHaven) said...

Wow... This is amazing... I love all those details and the colors are great. I love it.

HELLO KITTY LOVES STAMPING said...

omg i love it.. i so have to try doing this technique. its amazing. i always love your creations. your very talented. thanks for sharing

quilt4fun2 said...

Wow...there is so much packed into your tag. So much to find and see. I love the way the colors are done...beautiful Lindy's colors.
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Lisa Van Den Handel said...

LOve your creations I learned a few new things! Thanks!

Sydney Neal said...

Fabulous!!! Love this mixed media tag, love the embellishments, and the way you transformed them with the gesso first then colored them with the LSG sprays!!! They blend so beautifully, from the green to the yellow and then to the pink... Stunning!!!
Happy Birthday Lindy!!! :)

alcaraz valérie said...

OMG !!! It's really wonderful. I love your tag. You're really talented. It inspire me !!

Patricia said...

Arlene, this is just so pretty! Love all the little fine details. The butterflies and the owl. Just amazing! TFS ~ Pat (PatsTreasuresNCrafts on YT)

Ceci's Blog said...

Wow beautiful tag!!!
I love the colors and love watching your videos
Cecy

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