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Texture on Tag!

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Hi again! Taru is here!

My friend sold me on a new idea: make an album with big tags (Rangers bigs or to do it yourself.) The idea is to make some experiments on tags!! And it will be a funny album with crazy pages. So I start my project today! I made my first tag in my album. Let’s look at it!

My tag is the biggest kraft Dylusions Journaling tag (#12 size)! I paint my tag with 2 different browns (regular paint) and a dry brush. I tried to make it look like an “old board wall“.

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I dried the paint. I took two different stencils and used matte extra heavy gel medium (Amsterdam). I made some shapes with a palette knife, stencils and gel medium on tags. Not perfect but clear shapes from the stencil. Then I let it dry.

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It took couple hours to dry. But if you don´t have a time, you can use a heat gun! Now this work looks horribly messy!

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Then I took Golden Fluid acrylic teal and arcylic glazing liquid. I put them mix and used it on my page. Glazing Liquid let me take more time for working. I waited a couple minutes and then I started wiping teal paint off (with baby wipes and paper towels). Be careful and don´t press too hard on the background.

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After all the work, it is so amazing and a perfect effect on the tag!!

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If you would like to purchase any of the supplies that I used, please head on over to the store and use the coupon code TARU15,  which will save you 15% off any purchase of $25 and up excluding shipping.

I hope my layout will provide you with some inspiration to participate in Our June challenge –  To “Die” for (Hero Arts Products Required!)  This challenge runs though the end the month.   You have a chance to win a $25.00 gift card to the a2z Scrapbooking Store.

Here is my Supply List:

Hero Arts Glorious Petal Stencil SA064

Hero Arts Criss Cross Stencil SA061

 

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taru

3 thoughts on “Texture on Tag!

  1. Fabulous mixedcmedia tag! Thanks for the tips!

  2. Taru, so much beautiful texture on your tag, love it!

  3. Wow awesome result!! Thanks for explaining how it’s done!!

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