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Friday 21 September 2012

a happy steampunk tag swap..

well i have been lucky enough to take part in another tag swap..
.this time with the greatly creative and talented Mark,
whose fab blog can be found here...
so I was lucky and got to choose the theme...so
 steampunk it was...
well I was a lucky girl and received this wonderful tag from mark:
I love it!!!
full of steampunk yumminess and fab textures and techniques..
thanks so much Mark ,
 love it and cannot wait to do another swap soon!!!
I love the fab rusty technique theses copper patina effect is fab ...and i know not one i have mastered!!
i love the layers of paint and textures too..
they are amazing and such timehas gone in here to create this fab piece...
make sure you pop across here and see his other awesome makes!
and then here is mine:
i wanted to do a twist and add elements i have not tried..
and use my favourite steampunk men..
and my favourite steampunk embossing folder..
anyway , i had a ball making this and loved the tag i received..
a happy swap..
thanks again Mark
Here's to another swap soon!!!
your turn to choose!!!
have a fab fun and inky day!


  1. It was a great swap Trace, I loved it, The pics you have taken are so much better than mine :( lol
    blog lay out and pic taking are still things I am learning about. Thanks so much for wanting to swap with me, It really was a blast. xx

  2. Great tags! Like them both. On a day like this one here (light and bright) yours would be fun to see in the garden, the metal would pop out so perfect. Thanks for become a follower of my blog: hope I can inspire you sometimes too. Have a nice weekend! Hugs, Gerrina

  3. Two wonderful tags, looks like a great swap :)

  4. Fabulous tags Trace Both are AmAzing... Will pop over to mark to check his tag out!!! I adore the elements & Texture of your tag Love the way you have used the clock hands Brilliant idea... Hugs May x x x

  5. Both great tags--love the addition of turquoise on the cogs etc.and the steam punk folder makes interesting cogs as well. Always like the little light bulbs:)

    Love Chrissie xxx

  6. Hi Trace, great swap, Mark's work is always brilliant and so is yours. Thanks for your lovely comments, feeling much better now, just tired. Crafty hugs, Anne x

  7. I love both the tags, what a fantastic swap I am sure you are both tickled pink with the swap.

    Hugs Eliza

  8. What a fabulous swap that was, Trace and Mark!

    You both are so lucky!
    The tags are truly amazing!

    Greetings from Vienna,
    die amelie xx

  9. Great swap the tags are both awesomr

  10. Wow! Trace, how have I missed 3 posts!? These tags are amazing, bith have so much brilliant work on them. You lucky girl to have Mark's fab tag. Michelle x

  11. Fabulous swap in both directions! What amazing tags...
    Alison x

  12. Great tags Trace - you and Mark have obviously had fun!

  13. I love them both! Artists... :)
    Have a nice day, Trace!


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