Susan's Garden Club

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June 18, 2018

Hi there,

It’s Tanja here and I would like to show you how to create this Mixed Media Flower Tag:

Step 1 – Create a Mixed Media Tag.

  • Cover a sturdy white tag with gesso
  • Add color with Distress Paint (Spun Sugar, Dusty Concord)
  • Create some texture by applying gesso through a stencil and by stamping script and a dot pattern with Archival Ink Watering Can
  • Spread some crackle paste over random spots and let everything dry thoroughly

Step 2 – Create the Lilac using the Elizabeth Craft Designs Garden Notes Lilac 2 die set.

  • Cut the base once from very sturdy kraft cardstock and once from 270gr White Soft Finish Cardstock
  • Cut five leaves, the plate with the larger flowers four times and the smaller flowers twice, also from White SFC
  • Add color to the white cardstock using alcohol markers
  • Shape the elements with the Susan’s Garden Tool Kit
  • Create the flower right on the tag
  • Shade flowers with purple and green PanPastels; add green Prills to the center of the flowers
  • Add two sentiment stickers
  • Dye a piece of torn seam binding with Distress Ink Dusty Concord and add to the tag

Step 3 – Cut out a ladybug from the Elizabeth Craft Designs Garden Notes Bugs & Butterflies die set.

  • Color, shape it and adhere it to one of the leaves – to achieve a shiny, more realistic look add a thick coat of Nuvo Crystal Glaze on top

I hope you got inspired to create your own paper garden with the wonderful Susan’s Garden die sets.

Hugs,

Supplies:

Elizabeth Craft Designs:



Other:
Tag
White gesso
Distress Paint (Spun Sugar, Dusty Concord)
Distress Ink (Dusty Concord)
Stencil
Archival Ink (Watering Can)
Crackle paste
Seam binding
Kraft cardstock
Alcohol Markers
Sentiment stickers
Nuvo Crystal Glaze

 

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1 Comment

  • Reply Kelly Booth June 18, 2018 at 8:31 am

    Gorgeous Tanja!

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