Friday, September 18, 2009

Route 66

Here's another tag for my Grungy Tag challenge on SCS. This time I did a number - 66. As in Route 66. Quite a few paper companies have put out lines of "travel" paper. Maybe because a lot of people are driving on their vacation this year instead of flying. Anyway, Graphic 45 has a sheet of different spots. I used the "apple ad" on yesterdays tag. Another spot was this class car on top of an old map of Route 66 between Needles, AZ and Los Angeles. I cut the car out and put Glossy Accents on the window and headlights. You can't really tell in the picture but it adds a nice detail. The background paper of cars pulling campers is from Cosmo Cricket's HAPPY CAMPER paper. It seemed like the perfect background for my collage. I stamped Saquaro catcuses in Shabby Shutters over the paper and "Road Trip" in Old Paper. Finally I stamped a Route 66 sign on another tag in Walnut Stain; cut out; and layered with a pop-dot. Last touch is an Idea-ology Philosophy tag (Journey).

Stamps: Artistic Outpost ROUTE 66
Paper: Graphic 45 paper; Cosmo Cricket paper, tag
Ink: Distress Ink: Old Paper, Shabby Shutters, and Walnut Stain.
Accessories: Glossy Accents, Idea-ology: Philosophy Tags and brad/rivet, and twine.

Finally, I had to share this picture of Jasmine - my 10 (almost 11) yr old Lab. I work from home 2-3 days a week. Today I got up to get something and found Jazz *RIGHT* behind my chair sleeping. She's so close that her head is almost under my chair. It's good to have somebody watch your back (while they snore up a storm)! (GRIN)


  1. Awesome tag!

    Maybe Jazz was hoping for dropped crafting snack? Labs are always willing to watch your back for a treat!

  2. Wow! Love how the car is coming off the tag look and the cactuses (cacti?) on the car background - so route 66! Love it!