Summer Lovin’ Tag Step-Out Tutorial

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It’s summer and the living is FINE and INSPIRING.  Allow the colors and feelings of the season to inspire your creativity, as I did with this tag.  Summer makes me feel happy, warm and playful.  Great motivation for creating an AWESOME tag.

Here are the steps to make your own tag.

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Add texture to your tag by covering with Whipped Spackle.


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Color tags using various colors of the PITT® Pastel Pencil(s).  Adding a little water to the tip will make them even more creamy and very deep in color.  Smooth with your finger.


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Tear a piece of coordinating patterned paper, ink edges.  Use Glaze to adhere and to add a beautiful glaze finish.


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Add a cool rub on to add interest.


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Use a flower stencil with Whipped Spackle to create a dimensional flower.


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Tear a heart from a piece of paper bag.  Color using Gelatos® Double Scoop®  Red Cherry. Spread using a wet paintbrush.  Dry.  Crumple heart.  Ink edges and drag ink pad over the top.  It will ink the creases, creating a cool effect.  Use Glaze to adhere and to add a beautiful glaze finish.


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Tear a piece of tag to create a diagonal accent.  Color using Gelatos® Double Scoop®  Mango and Bubblegum.  Spread using a wet paintbrush.  Dry.  Run through hand-held corrugator.  Ink edges.


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Add a few dimensional flowers.


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Add a metal dragonfly charm.


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Finish it off with a little doodle along the bottom and side and add some coordinated fibers at the top.

Did you miss the last tutorial?  Click here for the 4th of July Monogram Tutorial. 

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