I used Tumbled Glass, Broken China and Stormy Sky Distress inks for the background. I just smooshed some ink onto my craft sheet, sprayed with water and then placed the tag in the inks. I dried it and then added more ink a couple of times to create some layers. Then I edged the tag with Frayed Burlap and Gathered Twigs inks. The sentiment (from Tim's Stuff to Say set) was also stamped with Gathered Twigs.
I created the shatter effect in the corners by stamping the pattern from Tim's Ultimate Grunge set in Frayed Burlap and then embossing with Antique Linen Distress embossing powder. The ticket was also inked with Frayed Burlap and Gathered Twigs, and then added to the tag with a memo pin.
The trimmings at both the top and bottom of the tag were dyed with Tea Dye Distress ink. I've never used this color before - it was one of the last colors of Distress I purchased - and I have to say I was a little skeptical at first when I got it on my craft sheet. I had no idea it was going to be so orange, and it almost looks pink on here, since it's been considerably lightened by all the water I added and then the drying process. However, once I got it on the tag I loved the effect. What was looking like a very grungy tag with all that brown suddenly had almost a feminine look, which I love. I had an extra little rose after I was done dying so I cut it off and made a little cluster to put my memo pin in. A little additional Idea-oloy at the top and the tag was finished! =)
I think I will also enter this in the Simon Says Stamp Challenge. The theme this week is anything but a card, so a tag is perfect! Two Simon Says challenges in one week! =)
Thanks so much for looking!