Tuesday, June 7, 2016

One Little Tag Craft Challenge #158

On a manila tag, spread three colors of acrylic paint to create an ombre background.  Let dry.  Stamp seahorses(Sweet Pea Stamps) with Archival Ink Jet Black.  Highlight the eyes of the sea horse with white acrylic paint.  With a post-it note, mask of the top two thirds of the tag, and then with white acrylic paint stencil(Stencil Girl Products) the bubbles onto the dark blue portion of the tag.  Let dry.  On the top of the tag, outline the bubble stencil with a fine tip sharpie marker.  With the stencil off set slightly, outline the white acrylic bubbles to create a sense of depth.  

Monday, June 6, 2016


With a finger tool, spread three colors of Dylusion Paints (Bubble Gum, Fresh Lime, and Crushed Grape) on an index card.  Let dry between colors to create layers.  Stamp diamond with white acrylic paint.  Let dry.  With black acrylic paint, stencil the bird(Stencil Girl Products) on to the card.  Stamp the word with an alphabet stamps(Stampendous) with Archival Ink Jet Black. 

One Little Tag Craft Challenge #158

Adhere a vintage map of the Pacific ocean to a manila tag.  Stamp the images(Bombshell Stamps) with Archival Ink Jet Black.  

Sunday, June 5, 2016


On an index card, spread gesso and let dry.  Cut pieces tissue paper into squares and rectangles.  Adhere the pieces of tissue paper to the card with gel medium.  Once all are applied seal with gel medium.  Let dry.  Outline the tissue with a sharpie marker.  Mask of the bottom third of the card with a post-it.  Using a Dina Wakley mask of a heart, apply black acrylic paint.  Let dry.  Stamp the word with Alphabet Stamps(Turtle Press) and Archival Ink Jet Black.  

I learned the technique of the tissue paper mosaic from Mixed Media Morsels by Cat Hand.  Here is a link to the Youtube Video.


One Little Tag Craft Challenge #157

On a manila card, stamp Ikat pattern stamp(Recollections) with Archival Ink Jet Black.  On red tissue paper, stamp the roses image(Stencil1) and the Jolly Rogers(Sweet Pea Stamps).  Crumple up the tissue paper and then smooth out.  Adhere tissue paper to decorative tag, leave some wrinkles to create texture.  Rub silver watercolor on the dagger part of the image.  Emphasis skull by applying dimensional magic.  Let dry.  

Saturday, June 4, 2016


On an index card create a background by pouncing distress paint daubers, drying between colors to create layers.  Colors used were Seedless Preserves, Mustard Seed, and Peeled Paint.  When dry, dry brush white acrylic paint over the card.  Let dry.  Create a border from a magazine picture and sharpie marker, adhere to edge of index card.  Stamp sentiment on an old book page with Archival Ink Jet Black. Cut out and adhere to index card.  Outline with Stabilo All Pencil and blend with water.  

One Little Tag Craft Challenge #156

Spray a manila tag with water and then pounce three color of bingo.  Quickly mop up water with a paper towel to stop the bleeding.  Let dry.  With Archival Ink Forget-Me-Ink, stamp the stylized wave(Stencil1) repeatedly.  Stamp the mermaid images(So Suzy Stamps) with Archival Ink Jet Black.  Adhere a pearl embellishment to the one mermaid's hand.  Apply decorative tape to the top of the tag and punch a hole through it.