How to Make a Fun Summer Tag

Summer is right around the corner and I'm so excited to get creative with some vibrant summer colors. Let's get started.

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How to Make a Fun Summer Tag
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I prepped it my surface first with white gesso, then mixing the two browns to come up with the color I wanted, I mixed with Mudd. Stencil morse code and layered it criss-cross to resemble burlap.

I prepped it my surface first with white gesso, then mixing the two browns to come up with the color I wanted, I mixed with Mudd. Stencil morse code and layered it criss-cross to resemble burlap.

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I chose these pretty G45 papers and fussy cut my images then took a black marker and ran over all the edges to get rid of the white. It really makes a huge difference when you fussy cut.

I chose these pretty G45 papers and fussy cut my images then took a black marker and ran over all the edges to get rid of the white. It really makes a huge difference when you fussy cut.

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Wanting more texture I then grabbed the Mudd paste and added craft sand and ran it through Bubbles.

Wanting more texture I then grabbed the Mudd paste and added craft sand and ran it through Bubbles.

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Let's start coloring now, I started with the lightest which is Timeless, and I heat set each color of spray before going to the next.

Let's start coloring now, I started with the lightest which is Timeless, and I heat set each color of spray before going to the next.

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I then started randomly adding my blues, the lightest at the top finishing off with Ink Spot which is the darkest blue.

I then started randomly adding my blues, the lightest at the top finishing off with Ink Spot which is the darkest blue.

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Let's add some interest to the flowers. Poked holes in some of them to add stamens, others I added prills and seed beads for the flowers centers.

Let's add some interest to the flowers. Poked holes in some of them to add stamens, others I added prills and seed beads for the flowers centers.

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Here are some closeups of the sead beads and prills used for texture on the flowers.

Here are some closeups of the sead beads and prills used for texture on the flowers.

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For some more fun I used glossy accents to adhere some dew drop and Floral glass fillers.

For some more fun I used glossy accents to adhere some dew drop and Floral glass fillers.

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The different shades of blues are beautiful.

The different shades of blues are beautiful.

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I hope you enjoyed this tutorial. I thank you for stopping by and for more inspiration check out my blog here http://toni-burks.blogspot.com/ and https://www.pinterest.com/tonilburks/

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial. I thank you for stopping by and for more inspiration check out my blog here toni-burks.blogspot.com/ and www.pinterest.com/tonilburks/

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Wishing you a wonderful day and hope you take some time to get your fingers messy with inks and paints.

Wishing you a wonderful day and hope you take some time to get your fingers messy with inks and paints.

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You can also find me on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/toni.burksgrijalva and Instagram https://www.instagram.com/tonilburks/

You can also find me on Facebook www.facebook.com/toni.burksgr… and Instagram www.instagram.com/tonilburks/

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