Sunday, March 29, 2015


Instead of doing an Easter card this year for some special someones - I thought I would just use this tag.  I also covered the back with some pretty paper - so that I could write on it.  I started out with some Art Basics Heavy White Gesso on the tag and then put down some paper using Art Basics Soft Matte Gel.  The paper was mostly just for some layers - because in the end you don't really see much of the paper and I dried that. Then I used some Lindy's Stamp Gang Plumeria Pink (a Flat Fabio) and dried that as well. I pulled out one of my stencils from Prima titled Floral Petites and applied Art Extravagance White Crackle Texture Paste.  I let that dry overnight - and then this morning I applied Art Extravagance White Sand Texture Paste - over different areas of the tag and let that sit for about 4 hours.  Around Noon I just heat set the tag - just in case there were any areas of dampness.  I added a bit of Inka-Gold Magenta and Inka-Gold Gold to a few areas on the tag for some shine.  I used Art Basics Clear Gesso on my chipboard heart and then mixed some pink and white acrylic paints together and painted the heart.  I also touched it with a bit of Inka-Gold Magenta.  Next to the last step - I added my flowers and some metal pieces from The Flying Unicorn and, finally, touched the flowers and metal pieces with a bit of watered down gesso to push them back a bit.  I added a little bit of pink twine - attached another metal piece from The Flying Unicorn (a teapot) to my twine.  I hope they like it!


Mediums:  Art Basics Heavy White Gesso, Art Basics Soft Matte Gel; Art Extravagance White Crackle Texture Paste; Art Extravagance White Sand Texture Paste
Ink/Paint:  Lindy's Stamp Gang Plumeria Pink (a Flat Fabio); Pink and White Acrylic Paint mixed together; Inka-Gold Magenta; Inka-Gold Gold
Adhesives:  Beacon's Fabric Tac and hot glue gun
Chipboard:  Heart from Sa Crafters
Metal Pieces:  Leaves and Teapot from The Flying Unicorn and hook from Tim Holtz
Flowers:  Stash
Misc.:  Twine - stash

Thanks for taking a peek!


  1. Love this tag!! Gorgeous colour and wonderful texture!! Stunning work Kathy!! x

  2. What a gorgeous tag!! Love all the textures and the pretty flowers and heart, so beautifully arranged, make for the perfect focal point!

  3. Kathy, this is really beautiful, you hard work really paid off with the wonderful results.

  4. Beautiful tag! Love the soft color palette and all the texture! Surely your loved on will treasure this!


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