Rube's Genie

Thursday, May 9, 2013

Rube’s Genie

Time:  >3hrs
Yield:  1 – #10 Tag
Wet Ingredients:
  • Ink – Archival Black; Alcohol – Latte, Lemonade; Distress – Salty Ocean, Vintage Photo
  • Distress Markers – Milled Lavender, Shabby Shutters, Tattered Rose, Weathered Wood
  • Distress Stain – Black Soot, Picked Raspberries, Salty Ocean, Squeezed Lemon, Vintage Photo
  • Other – Glossy Accents
Dry Ingredients:
  • 1 - #10 Manila Craft Tags
  • Cardstock –  Manila Paper, Specialty Stamping Paper
  • Hardware – Adornments, Enamelled Tags, Game Spinners, Jump Rings, Light Bulbs, Long Fasteners, Mini Brads, Mini Numerals, Remnant Rubs – Elements/Numbers/Words, Wishbones, Word Bands
  • Other – Chip Board
  • Ribbon – Crinkle Ribbon
  • Dies –  Gadget Gears, Mini Paper Rosettes
  • Rubber Stamps – Curiosities, Light Bulb, Steampunk, Tiny Things, Wild West  






















  1. OhMyGosh, but I love this tag too! (You know, like all the others you've made!!!) That fish--I thought it was metal! Also putting the rub-ons on the metal number and light bulb is incredibly ingenious. Love what you did with the gears too. Seriously. Awesome.

  2. I think this is going to win in May!!! Very cool, very original - even thumbnail on the TH Blog already tells you that it is going to be amazing. Super tag, I am absolutely in awe of your work here!

  3. Love all the layers you've managed - very cool indeed!!

  4. Beautiful tag and I enjoyed following along with your process.

  5. This is fabulous...the fish is classic!! Great tag!!!

  6. I love, love, love what you did with this! So many yummy elements and you shared how you changed them so nicely here! Now I wan't one of each. I especially like what you did with the fish! Nice placement!!

  7. Love this tag and all the different elements. Very interesting visually. Thanks for the step by step photos too. Karen.x

  8. OMG - just found you via Tim H's blog!! Your stuff is just awesome.
    Thanks for the step by steps - got to have a go at some of this!!!
    Joy x

  9. The stamp is: Stamper's Anonymous - Donna Salazar - Light bulb

    I picked it up at my local paper crafting store in Calgary, AB. If you search the internet, there are several online stores that sell it. I hope you found this answer helpful.


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