How to Make a Valentines Tag

by Milagros C Rivera

Using mixed media elements create a Valentines tag you can give a special someone!

Supplies

  • Chipboard tag
  • Arts basics heavy gesso
  • Brushes
  • Artbasics light paste
  • Artalchemy in vintage rose
  • Artstones snowflake paste
  • Paper roses
  • Mechanical hearts
  • Stencil
  • Embossing powder
  • Heatgun
  • Ribbon
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    Apply heavy gesso to a chipboard tag

    Step 2

    Using light paste cover the selected parts of your chosen stencil

    Step 3

    While the paste is wet apply embossing powder and heat set

    Step 4

    Apply the acrylic paint, very thick so you can make textural imprints while wet

    Step 5

    Apply the stones

    Step 6

    Use snowflake paste for 2 reasons, to add texture and to get a glittered sparkly finish!

    Step 7

    Add your flowers and hearts over a bed of thread

    Step 8

    Give it to someone special