Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Monday, February 27, 2017
Create a tag base with kraft cardstock. Dry emboss a piece of kraft card stock and highlight ridges with Distress Paint Shabby Shutters and let dry. Trim and adhere to tag. Create focal point with a mask (Heidi Swapp) and Distress Paint Shabby Shutters. Let dry and then adhere to kraft tag. Highlight the edge Distress Paint Shabby Shutters and let dry.
Sunday, February 26, 2017
Saturday, February 25, 2017
Create a background on a vintage book page using the Mixed Media Morsels #13. See video of technique below. Adhere page to chipboard tag and let dry. Stamp images (Dylusions) on tissue paper with Archival Ink Jet Black. Paint the area where to stamped images will be placed with gesso. Adhere the images on to the tag. Let dry.
Mixed Media Morsel 13 Painted Circles - https://youtu.be/i_Iv2Lx_aY4
Friday, February 24, 2017
Thursday, February 23, 2017
On a water color tag, paint 2/3 of tag with blue watercolor. Let dry. Paint next layer covering about half of the tag with blue watercolor. Let dry. Paint another layer of blue watercolor on the bottom third of the tag. Let dry. Stamp air balloon (Recollections) with Recollections Ombre Ink in blue and cut out. Adhere to tag with foam tape. Adhere statement cut from a magazine.
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
On a tag made from watercolor paper create a backhground using the Masking Tape Pattern Technique. See below. Let dry. Cut flowers out of black cardstock with die cuts. Adhere to tag. Apply washi tape.
Masking or Washi Tape (Washi Tape)
Watercolor Paper (Tag from watercolor paper)
Watercolor Paint (Crayola)
Water to clean brush
Burnishing Tool (Old Gift Card)
1. On a watercolor paper substrate apply strips of tape. Burnish tape down to secure adhesion.
2. With a clean paint brush, add clean water between tape stripes to create puddles.
3. Add watercolor to each puddle. Allow paint to blend. Tipping the substrate assists with blending.
4. Let dry naturally
5. Remove tape.
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
On a watercolor paper tag, create waves of color with Jane Davenport Mermaid Markers. Blend out with a waterbrush. Let dry. Cut bird out of decorative wrapping paper. Cut branches and leaves out of scrapbook paper. Adhere the bird, branches and leaves onto tag. Out line with Stabilo All Pencil and blend.
Monday, February 20, 2017
Sunday, February 19, 2017
On a chipboard tag, create a background by tearing up vintage book pages and adhere on to tag. Cover with gel medium to seal and let dry. Using a brown color of acrylic paint, spread over the tag then wipe off with a baby wipe before it dries to create an aged appearance. Brush the brown paint around the edge of the tag to frame the edge. Stamp bird stamp on the top of the tag with Archival Ink Jet Black. On tissue paper stamp the man and the number strip with Archival Ink Jet Black Cut out and adhere to the tag.
Saturday, February 18, 2017
Friday, February 17, 2017
Paint a chipboard tag with gesso and let dry. Through a stencil (Dina Wakley) spread Recollections Texture Paste. Let dry for at least 24 hours. Spray with water and then spread three color of acrylic paint (Tim Holtz). Let dry. On watercolor paper spread acrylic paint and let dry. Stamp sentiment (Tim Holtz) with Archival Ink Jet Black and tear out along edge. Adhere to tag. Adhere letter beads to tag.
Thursday, February 16, 2017
On a chipboard tag, paint gesso and let dry. With Tim Holtz Distress Paints, create strips on the tag with three colors of paint.. Let dry. Stamp main image on tissue paper and adhere to the tag. Stamp word stamp on near the bottom. Using the Collage Stamping Technique, stamp the rest of the images. All images are from TJ Design Rubber Stamps and are stamped with Archival Ink Jet Black.
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Monday, February 13, 2017
Sunday, February 12, 2017
Saturday, February 11, 2017
Paint a kraft cardstock tag with green Distress Paint and let dry. On a piece of vintage text page, stencil leaf pattern with Distress Paint and a Heidi Swapp stencil. Let dry then adhere to tag. Emboss kraft cardstock and emphasis texture with green panpastel. Seal with hairspray. Cut embossed paper to fit tag and adhere. Let dry. Embellish with sticker.
Friday, February 10, 2017
Thursday, February 9, 2017
On a watercolor tag, color a tag with watercolor crayons and activate with water. Let dry. Stamp images with Archival Ink Jet Black. Female image is from Dina Wakley and the Quote stamp is from Paper Artsy. Edge the tag with red ink. Embellish with decorative masking tape creating a skirted texture.
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
Monday, February 6, 2017
Sunday, February 5, 2017
Saturday, February 4, 2017
Friday, February 3, 2017
Thursday, February 2, 2017
On a watercolor tag, create a background using Ken Oliver Color Bursts and the Stencil Printing Technique. Let dry. Stamp images with Archival Ink Jet Black. All images are from Unity Stamp Company.