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Monday, November 06, 2017

{Mixed Media Tutorial} Wishing You Happiness Tag Set By Sanna

Hello everyone, Sanna here again with a tag set in fall colours. I´ve set myself a goal to try and use up something from my older stash on every single project I create and this project is no exception. I think we all know the problem with hoarding - especially papers!

I´ve got plenty of papers in my stash that I have been hoarding for a looong time and now they are starting to look a bit "old fashioned". Thus, I´ve decided to try and use them up - quite a goal, I know! 
So for this tag set, my starting point was such a paper sheet.  

Here is what I ended up creating:

And here is how I created the tags:

1. I first die cut tag bases with the Manila Tag Nesting Die from the CUTplorations line out of the paper. Then I applied some heavy body acrylic paint thru a ARTplorations stencil onto the tags. I let the layer dry up properly. 

2.While it was drying, I took a STAMPlorations flower stamp set and stamped flowers onto the residue pieces of that particular paper with a black waterproof ink. I wanted to play with wax pastels abit on the stamped images later, thus the waterproof ink.

3. After stamping, fussy cutting and coloring the flowers I added some washi tape onto the background and applied black ink splatters here and there for detail. 

4. Finally I added stamped & fussy cut sentiments to the tags, decorated the flowers and the background with liquid pearls and added twine, ribbon and glitter glue for final accents. 

Here are some close-up photos where you can see the liquid pearl centres, for example: 

I really enjoyed creating these tags and am really happy to have used up almost a full 12x12 sheet of paper for this project. Of course I´ve again created a video for you to watch, to give you a better idea on each and every step. Hope you enjoy watching it!!!

Happy crafting, 
xxx, Sanna

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