Saturday, February 29, 2020

Paper Moon Tags


This month I'm diving into my stash and making some dreamy mixed media tags for Gypsy Soul Laser Cuts.


And while you'll find the full supply list of the bits I've used for my tags, I totally encourage you to dip into your own stash to create the textured effect with extra bits from your own stash.


I've layered chipboard elements and washes of paint and glitter to achieve the desired effect on these tags. I am LOVING the texture. The same effect can be achieved by layering all sorts of extra chippy bits, so don't feel confined to using the same ones I've listed. Just be sure the top layer contains a few stars and you'll be set.


I've turned these tags upside-down so that the ribbons dangle, my initial intent being to add charms and dangly beads... that idea went out the window. 

I'm all about creating as means of improvisation and playing. If you don't have a certain product, use what's on hand and experiment! Sometimes those results are just as nice.


And I am so pleased with these how these paper moon tags turned out. They make my heart happy.


If you'd like to see how I created these tags, pop over HERE for a video of my process.

Gypsy Soul Supplies:
Chipboard Decorative Tags X Large

Other goodies I used:
Tim Holtz Idea-ology Adornments - Stars
Tim Holtz - Idea-ology - Paper Dolls
Scrapbook paper
Old paper
Ribbon
Wired tinsel
Glitter
Clear gesso
Glue
Acrylic paint

2 comments:

  1. These are just lovely! Great work my friend!😊

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  2. These are wonderful! I love that you encourage being creative and not just following a tutorial. I love seeing what people come up with when they allow something to inspire their own creativity.

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