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Monday, October 24, 2016

{Mixed Media Tutorial} Christmas Tag by Carol

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Hi everyone, Carol here today in full on Christmas mode! I've got a tag to share with you...I do hope you enjoy the tutorial.


I started with a piece of waste card I'd been using to roll off excess paint from my stencils from another project.


Using the largest die I cut my tag from the Luggage Tags Nesting Dies set....I do love the shape of these :)


Then I started adding some background texture using the Holly Background Mini stencil with some gel medium.


Once dry, I used Sparkle Medium through the Christmas Trees Mini stencil - letting the stencil overhang the tag slightly.


Once dry I added some stamping detail using the Vignette Christmas Block stamp set, then heat embossed with white detail EP,


I then used some purple distressed ink to add a bit more colour detail, which made the holly background pop. A few strands of fibres were then used to finish the tag off.


That's all from me this month, I'll catch you again in November!

Carol x

Products used:
ARTplorations: Holly Background MiniChristmas Trees Mini stencils
STAMPlorations: Vignette Christmas Block stamp set
CUTplorations: Luggage Tags Nesting Dies 
Others: Gel Medium, Sparkle Medium, White Detail Embossing Powder

5 comments:

  1. The tag is wonderful.
    thanks for sharing the directions.

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  2. Such a wonderful tag - and I love that you started with a scrap.

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  3. Love how you made this lovely tag and from a piece of waste card, too!!!!

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  4. Fantastic tag! Love all of the layers and how you recycled it is wonderful! Love the colors and stamps.

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  5. BEAUTIFUL tag!!!
    ... your waste is WONDERFUL!!!
    THANK YOU for sharing and reminding me just how AMAZING papercrafting can be, we can create great things from EVERYTHING :)

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