I am sharing these cute gift tags I painted for my kiddo’s birthday gifts this year. She is going to be so excited when she sees them! I worked late into the night painting them after she went to bed, so I didn’t really have the advantage of painting these in natural light. But that’s what LED lamps are for, right?
These are some of the tiniest stamp images in the Colorado Craft Company Anita Jeram collection, so coloring them didn’t take long. It was adding the details that took a while.
I watercolored each character the same way I’ve done earlier, using distress ink reinkers. I used distress ink stamps to create the tags…basically swiped distress inks in rainbow colors on one sheet of watercolor paper, sprayed water with the Distress Sprayer, sprinkled some clear embossing powder and heat set it.
Then I used my tag puncher to cut out tags in two colors that complemented my painted images. I also created colorful eyelets for the tag on my gel plate and adhered them on. The sentiments were all stamped on Grafix Dura-Lar film and adhered with Grafix Double Tack Mounting Film.
I just love how each of these tiny images packs a punch! Do you have a favorite of the lot?
Also, if you entered a comment on my previous blog post before midnight Pacific Time on April 13, then you must be curious to see who won!
Well, here is the name I pulled out of the hat: Nadine Mortimer . Congratulations!
I will be sending you an email with a coupon code to entitle you to a $25 savings on the Colorado Craft Company website.
Specific Supplies used in this project:
— Stamps from the Colorado Craft Company
— Strathmore Ready Cut Postcards
— Faber Castell Polychromos Pencils
— Sharpener for super-pointy pencil tips
— Sakura Stardust Glitter Pens
— Grafix Double Tack Mounting Film
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