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"Chair"ished Friend Mixed Media Tag

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I am amazed at the change that can be made when using Faber Castell Design Memory Craft products on a plain manilla tag!  It's hard to believe that's how this tag started isn't it?  Read on to see how I transformed it.  I'm excited to share the changes!

 

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First, I stamped and cut out a chair.  I used several Gelatos and PITT Artist Big Brush Pens mixed with water to make the chair resemble a real patchwork chair that I saw in my local craft store.

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I told you it started out plain!  Here, I was trying to determine what to do with the tag next.  I stamped a sentiment onto a small piece of paper but the tag needed more changes.

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 I covered a chicken wire background stamp with a Cobalt Green Big Brush pen and pressed the tag onto it.  I also used the pen to color the string at the top of the tag.

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After I stamped the tag, I drew directly onto it using a variety of Gelato colors.  I used a wet paintbrush to help me spread the colors of the Gelatos.  So pretty!  

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I colored directly onto a wooden heart and arrow using the Big Brush pens.  I adhered the colored wooden pieces to the tag using Glaze.

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 I added some ribbon and sequins to the tag for added texture and visual interest.

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Making that tag was super fun!  I hope you'll get your Faber Castell Design Memory Craft supplies out and make one too!

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Supplies:

  • Gelato®: Watermelon, Snow Cone, Squid Ink, Gold, Peach
  • Pitt® Artist Pen Big Brush: Black, Cobalt Green, Cold Grey III, Dark Chrome Yellow, Pink Madder Lake
  • Glaze
  • Joy's Life "You're So Punny" Clear Stamps
  • Chair Stamp
  • Chicken Wire Background Stamp
  • Manilla Tag
  • Ribbon
  • Wooden Heart and Arrow
  • Sequins
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Your CHAIRished friend card is DELIGHTFUL!!!

THANK YOU for sharing how you transformed the plain old manila into BEAUTIFUL :)

Thanks so much, TracyM! :) It was a ton of fun to make!

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