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Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Mixed Media Tag


Hi my dear crafty friends. I'd like to share this mixed media tag today. I love creating tags, because you can try new techniques on a small background. So if it does not work, it doesn't matter. I used Gelatos and texture paste on the background. The stencil is the "Dotfade" by Tim Holtz. For some sparkle and shine and also for more contrast I used Fran-tage shabby white embossing enamel and Twinkling H2Os.
The 3d flower is created with the awesome dies from Die-Namites. I used the Leafy Branch and the Branches Galore dies.

Leafy Branch
Branches Galore

Summer Branch

You will get 15% discount on your next order in the Die-Namites online store with the code "susanne15". Here are some step by step photos on how I build up the flower:
I cut the dies from patterned scrap paper. The Branches Galore is colored with an orange Neocolor II crayon. I scribbled the color onto my craft mat and used a brush to paint it on.

I distressed the Leafy Branch with Distress Ink Black Soot and a brown Neocolor II crayon.

To get some sparkling leaves I adhered a piece of heavy weight kraft cardstock onto double sided tape and run it through the Big Shot. I did this only once to prevent the inner pieces from falling out immediately. I exposed the sticky and add glitter to the leaves.

I used glue dots to build up the flower. I started with a glue drop on a piece of scrap paper and adhered each leaf seperately.

I used Twinklings H2Os to add some sparkle. I used the Mango Freeze and the Bashful Blue.

Here are some detailed images:
I used some metallic beads to create the center of my flower.




I hope you like my tag. Don't forget about my discount code to save 15% on your next order in the Die-Namites online store. Use "susanne15" during checkout.

Dies from Die-Namites:
Other supplies:
Gelatos
DotFade Stencil by Tim Holtz
Texture Paste
Fran-tage Embossing Enamel Shabby White
Twinklings H2Os Mango Freeze, Bashful Blue
Elizabeth Crafts doublesided tape
Copper Glitter

See you soon!
Susanne.

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5 comments:

  1. Beautiful tag. I'm practicing just now with mixed media and your job is perfect!!!
    Thank you for your tutorial.

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  2. Einfach großartig. Unfassbar, wie man soviel auf einem Tag unterbringen kann. Liebe Grüße Manuela

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  3. Love so much! Great inked background

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  4. Love your tag, Susanne! The black with the pops of bright colors and silver - marvelous!

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  5. Thank you for your lovely comments! xx Susanne.

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