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Hi there! Today I want to share a project that was super fun and easy to make. I just picked my favorite bright Gelatos® and the rest was just pure fun. Let's get started!

I decided to start with some watercolor tags. I think this is a great way to experiment, and if you mess it up there's always the other side, or just toss it and start over on another tag. No 12*12 papers wasted!

I went with 3 color combos-

Lemon & Bubblegum Gelatos®

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Snow cone & Lavender Gelatos®

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And last but definitely not least, Margarita Mix & Metallic Mint Gelatos®. I love the bright green they make when mixed!

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I love these combinations and I love the new colors I get when I mix them.

Next step is to simply apply them on your watercolor tags. If you don't have watercolor paper, I would suggest priming your paper with Gesso.

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This is how it looks before adding water, and this is the after-

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Now for some texture! I used some stencils and added Whipped Spackle-

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I used some packaging and the same Gelatos® to add some more color, you can see exactly how I did that in the video at the end of this tutorial.

And how about some color coordinated embellishments? I used a black stamper's big brush pen to stamp some flowers and colored them with Gelatos® and the Art GRIP® Aquarelle Watercolor Pencils.

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In this photo you can also see some fabric flowers, also great for altering, but they don't make it to the final layout. This time.

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And now it's time to bring it all together. I used black Chalkboard paint and a circle stencil to create a background for my layout before I added the tags. Then it was just adhering everything in place and adding my embellishments! Here's a tip for adding embellishment, visualize an imaginary line across your layout or project, diagonal, vertical or horizontal, and place your embellishments roughly around that line. I went here with a diagonal from the bottom left to the top right. This leads the viewer's eye across the page and to the focal point, the photo. For my finishing touches I used some embellishments from an older Amy Tangerine collection that went great with the colors of my design.

Here's the finished project and some close ups -

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Here's the video-


Products used-


Bubble Gum, Lavender - Red (#770156)

 Margarita Mix, Snow Cone- Tropical (#770162)

Metallic Mint- Metallic Gelatos Color & Clear Stamp (#770155)

Lemon- Yellow (#770157)

Stamper's Big Brush Pen in Black (#770012)

Art GRIP® Aquarelle Watercolor Pencils-

#104, #156, #162 - Art GRIP Aquarelles GREEN (#770112)

#105- Art GRIP Aquarelles YELLOW (#770111)

#119, #123, #136 - Art GRIP Aquarelles RED (#770110)

Whipped Spackle

Chalkboard Paint

Other products- Prima watercolor tags, Amy Tangerine Sketchbook collection, Altenew tamp set (Whimsical Flowers).

 Thanks so much for visiting, I hope you enjoyed the tutorial, and I'll be back next month with another new project!

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LOVE this!! Makes me SMILE~!!


This is fabulous!

Becca Cruger

This is AH-mazing! So bright and vivid and absolutely full of texture. I am SO impressed.

Jean Marmo

Love this!


thanks for the tutorial, love your layout

Julie H.

Love how you used the three tags as part of your layout. Wonderful idea and beautiful work!

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