Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Wishing you a Bright & Warm Spring by Vinita Jain

Hello to all!
Today I am sharing a Mixed Media Tag and get into the spirit in bright and full colors for the warm welcoming of Spring. I recycled some Old cardboard, fruit basket Mash tulle, used the backing pic from a flower kit backing sheet and focus it as my focal point!
Hope you like it!

Supplies Used:
#Cardboard, white CS
#Stamps: #563134 and #961831 from Prima; Sentiment- Cherry blossoms set from Inspired by stamping; Tiny hearts- Kindness with Evelin T Designs from Winnie&Walter
#Dies: Thin cut die Leaves from Little Birdie; Stitched nesting circles from Peek-a-boo designs
#Paper crafting Medley: Olivia from Little Birdie- set of 2 products in it with flower and chippie
#2 step crackle medium: Top and base coat from Little Birdie
#Mixed media stone: Little Birdie
#Grainy Texture Paste: Little Birdie
#Tinted Metallic Paint: Fire Brick from Little Birdie
#Thermocol shape: half heart from Little Birdie
#Camel Artists Acrylic Colors: Cadmium lemon, Emerald green, Prussian blue from Itsy Bitsy
#Tie Dye Pearl Gypsies Blush: Little Birdie
#Artists Gesso: From Itsy Bitsy
#Gold Alcohol sprays: Frosted pool, golden canary, golden soot from Little Birdie
#Shimmer spray: Bitter lemon from Craftyscrappers
#Archival Ink: Jet Black
#Chalk paint: Natural white from Papericious
#Pattern Chippie: From Papericious
#Laces and Trims: Leaves from Papericious
Step:1. I started with so many recycled objects like cardboard, Nylon-string mash from a fruit basket, backing paper with a pic from the flower medley kit and die cut it!

Step:2. On a thermocol half heart-shaped piece, I coated it with gesso and applied grainy texture paste from my palette knife. And applied a lot of sprays and mediums to it and highlighted it with a rustic gold look!

Step:3. Covered my tag with two coats of gesso. This made it possible for other mediums to adhere to it! Once dry, Applied a coat of white chalk paint and then two steps crackle mediums( I wanted a thin layer only). You can clearly see the textures in the below pic. Let it dry for a few hours properly and then topped it with bronze pigment ink. Added lots of texture paste using a stencil with art stones, stamping and mediums! It went on in lumps and clumps and created the coolest surface ever!!!

Step:5. Stamped the sentiment on a die cut circle. Die cut some different shaped leaves. I applied spray mists to my cheese cloth and lace too. Embellished it with a lot of spring flower kit, chipboard, stencils, ferns, dies, art stones and at the edges of flower, I applied gesso too. Here are some close-up shots of the embellishments. You can see the gorgeous leafy die cuts and heartstring. Love how the lace turned out so well paired with textured heart and bright spring flowers to warm this season!

Some close look:

Hope you enjoyed this pretty tag! Please share your reviews, comments and clap as much you wish to appreciate my work :)

Happy Crafting!!
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