Monday, May 6, 2013

Follow Your Bliss Tag - Paper Wings Productions


Happy Monday! I'm sharing a tag that I created with bits and pieces from the March and April Mixed Media Kits from Paper Wings Productions today. With Mother's Day coming at the end of the week, I thought I would make a pretty tag that is perfect for adding to a special gift.


I started this tag with the gorgeous piece of Blue Fern Studios Blooming Foliage chipboard and its beautiful packaging from the March Mixed Media Kit. I loved the pale shade of blue and the subtle fleur-de-lis pattern. I highlighted the design by embossing several white fleurs-de-lis with the fleur-de-lis stamp from the Royal Melange Cling Stamp Set from the April Mixed Media Kit.


I altered the chipboard by first adding a coat of gesso. I added the text with the Writing Cling Stamp from the Background Writings Cling Stamp Set. I colored the chipboard with Distress Ink and added glitter to select areas with Star Dust Stickles. I added glaze to the birds, which I cut from the clip art sheet from the March Kit, for some dimensional shine. Note: The April Mixed Media Kit contains a package of Textural Accents by Faber-Castell that contains gesso, gel medium and glaze and a bottle of Star Dust Stickles!


This glass vial comes in the April Mixed Media Kit. I thought it would be fun to add a secret message to this tag. I tied a piece of twine around the cork stopper of the vial, then attached it to my tag with a mini clothespin.


I'm terrible at keeping secrets so I'll share the message! I took this sentiment from a portion of a stamp from the Door Clear Stamp Set and stamped it onto a paper strip cut from a vintage book page. I just love the look and color of old paper.


I finished the tag with a sentiment from the Handmade Clear Stamp Set.

Thanks for stopping by today! I hope I have convinced you to purchase a March and/or April Mixed Media Kit! Both are available in the Paper Wings Productions Store while supplies last. Either kit would make a great Mother's Day present!


4 comments:

  1. This is gorgeous! I love love love the leaves and that little jar!!

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  2. What a beautiful tag!! I just adore the BFS chippie and the way you altered it, very nice!

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  3. such a pretty tag, love it :)

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