Hi and welcome! The summer holiday is coming to an end and this past week has been busy since I tried to do a lot of fun things with the kids. We spent as much time outdoors as possible, and went to an big outdoor museum, to the pool, to a lake and to different playgrounds. Anton and I also went to see the Big Friendly Giant, which he loved.
It is Monday and this week at the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge we are having a Summer Fun challenge. I hope you can join us!
I was thinking of tropical beaches, palm trees and turquoise oceans and made a colourful tag. It is fun to think out different ways of making sand, and for this tag I made a glittery mix, which looks very sparkly in real life. I used Tim Holtz new Tropical set by Sizzix for most of the shapes on this tag, and was happy to see that it had a Delicious Monster leaf, not only do I like the shape of that leaf, it is also quite a common site in South Africa, and the name is just the best.
First I mixed Antique Linen and a little Ground Espresso paint into white Texture Paste, until I was happy with the colour. Next, I mixed quite a lot of Distress Glitter Dust into the paste, which is just perfect for sparkly sand. The paste was smeared on a tag die cut from watercolour paper. 28 Lilac Lane sequins by May Flaum were pressed into the sand and I added more glitter at the bottom of the tag. Finally, I sprinkled micro beads beads in a few areas. Let dry.
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