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Friday, December 21, 2018

{Mixed Media Tutorial} Advent Triple Tag by MariLynn



MariLynn here. I have a fun Advent Triple Tag Mixed Media project to share with you. I thought it would be a fun way to count down to Christmas. I remember making paper chains when I was in grade school. This gives it a little bit of new twist. I hope it inspires you to create. If you want to make it but don't need the 25 days countdown. You could make with less strips of paper.



I used a gelli plate, acrylic paint and ink to make several pages of mono-printing. I used the Fairy Tale Forest stencil.



Each page has a unique look but since I used the same paint they all coordinate.



  I cut 25 strips that were 1"x4"



There are 2 lists you can write on the slips of paper: Names of Jesus or Act of Kindness. I chose the Names of Jesus. I wrote a different name and scripture on each strip.


Names of Jesus
  1. Almighty One- Revelations 1:8
  2. Alpha-Omega - Revelations. 22:13
  3. Bread of Life - John 6:35
  4. Cornerstone - Psalm 118:22
  5. Good Shepherd - John 10:11
  6. Great High Priest - Hebrews 4:14
  7. I Am - John 8:58
  8. Immanuel - Isaiah 7:14
  9. Victorious One - Revelations 3:21
  10. King of Kings - Revelations 17:4
  11. Lord of Lords - Revelations 17:4
  12. Lamb of God - John 1:29
  13. Messiah - John 1:41
  14. Mighty God - Isaiah 9:6
  15. Prince of Peace - Isaiah 9:6
  16. Redeemer - Job 19:25
  17. Risen Lord - 1 Corinthians 15:3-4
  18. Savior - Luke 2:11
  19. Son of Man - Luke 19:10
  20. Resurrection - John 11:25
  21. The Door - John 10:9
  22. The Way - John 14:6
  23. The Truth - John 8:32
  24. The Light of the World - John 8:12
  25. Jesus - Matthew 1:21
Act of Kindness
  1. Cook a meal for someone.
  2. Send a card to an old friend
  3. Shut off computer and phone and be present
  4. Give a hug
  5. Offer to babysit for free
  6. Take someone to the movies
  7. Bring donuts to work
  8. Leave a positive note on a post-it note
  9. Buy coffee for the next person in line.
  10. Leave quarters at the laundrymat
  11. Take flower to a nursing home
  12. Give a compliment to someone
  13. If you encounter someone in service who is especially helpful, take 5 mins to let their manager know they are doing a good job.
  14. Let the person behind you in line at grocery store go first
  15. Smile at someone
  16. Help someone take a photo
  17. Send  thank you cards to your local police and fire stations.
  18. Carry a $5 gift card and give it to someone in need
  19. Take some food to your local food pantry
  20. Donate a bag of diapers to a homeless shelter
  21. Donate some dog and cat food and litter to an animal shelter
  22. Bake  a plate of cookies for a neighbor
  23. Leave a large tip for waiter or waitress
  24. Take a friend to lunch
  25. Call your mom or dad


I used Christmas Icons - Nativity and  Tag O' Coffee Die for the tags.



I layered the tags



I added a cheesecloth layer



Added my top layer and tied with twine.



I fussy cut the Nativity die apart and added glitter to the star.



I took the strips and made a paper chain and connected the paper chain to the triple tags.





Here is my advent triple tag hanging on the wall in my kitchen.


2 comments:

  1. Marilynn - what a fabulous project you created - like the strips with the scriptures and that it is hanging in your kitchen too! Merry Christmas!

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  2. What a wonderful idea and so well constructed MariLynn. Love the colours you have used and the gelli prints are gorgeous.
    Blessings
    Maxine

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