maandag 27 februari 2017

The Secret Garden tag with video tutorial

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Hi everyone,

It's Monday and that means a new Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge! This week it's all about "Based on a Book".


The book that since my childhood is my favorite, is the secret garden. I remember when I went to buy it with my mom in a special shop in the city next to our small town. I've read the book countless times and that really shows. I still have the book and will cherish it forever along with the beautiful memories.

 

It was time for a tag, I've used the new Distress Mixed Media tag (Thanks Anita!). With different colors of washi tape (Thanks Anita!) I've made the base of my background. With on top a layer of Opal Magic Blue-Gold paint. When that was dry I grabbed some of the Infusions, Emerald Isle for the color of the plants and A Bit Jaded the color of the sky.

 

I've colored the Bird Branch die cut (Thanks, Cathie!) with different colors of  Distress Inks and with Distress Crayon I gave it a little more dimension. The Garden Greens (Thanks, Cathie!) are colored with different sprays, a homemade one made with Peeled Paint Reinker and Sour Apple Perfect Pearls and Dylusions Cut Grass. But before I sprayed them the flowers were first painted with Opal Magic Blue-Gold paint to resist the spray.

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Thank you for stopping by! Love to see you next time!

Hugs,
Sandra

17 opmerkingen :

  1. Gorgeous tag Sandra! I love the colours (I need to get some infusions), the background and little bird are fabulous and the details are all so pretty, LOVE it :-)

    luv
    Lols x x x

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  2. I always find your process mesmerizing and how you put everything together. Amazing!

    Cathie ♥

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  3. Beautiful nature on your tag! I love the clever use of washi as a background and Infuions of course. Great mix of colors! LOve the branch a lot! Hugs, Marzena

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  4. Gorgeous tag, Sandra! Love your colors, and the sweet little bird! I am intrigued by the quilt like squares you have created at the top with the washi. hugs, Maura

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  5. A stunner, and snap on the book Sandra! Brilliant job on the whole tag that looks incredibly vibrant and lush - just as the garden would look in my mind's eye. The way you used the tape for the backdrop works fantastically. Thanks so much for sharing your process - watching and enjoying the music has livened me up no end - I was practically bopping along lol! Nicola x

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  6. Love this tag. I love your work. So creative and your hand writing is pretty.

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  7. Love this tag. I love your work. So creative and your hand writing is pretty.

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  8. Absolutely STUNNING TAG! Love the combo of colors and textures and the overall composition is just lovely! Bravo!


    *mwah*
    Steph
    Simon Says Stamp!

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  9. Gorgeous tag. Using all the Washi tape to make the background is an inspired idea! Lou x

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  10. This is amazing! I really love the way this turned out and am always so interested to see how you created that yummy-looking background. I especially love how it softly blends from blue to green. This is one of my favorites of yours (and I have a lot of favorites of yours)!

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  11. I am going to place an order with some Infusions! And you know that the merit is yours! I like so much how you use them that I would try it too! I love the background and all the details of your tag! Amazing job! Barbara

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  12. Such a pretty tag with so much detail! I adore the background and love everything about it... Hugs :)

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  13. This is such a fabulous tag, Sandra. Love the beautiful washi tape on the background and the pretty bird embellishments. :)

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  14. beautiful take on the challenge Sandra...love the washi tape background...hugs kath xxx

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  15. Fantastic tag Sandra! It feels like I could walk right into it. Love the greenery, bird and all the textures.

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