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POLAROID PHOTO FRIDGE MAGNETS:a tutorial using CS stamps!

Hello Friends,

This is Deepti from Vishesh Collections and…
I ‘m back again at Craftyscrappers blog with some interesting tutorial,
as an inspiration for our ongoing challenge#17, “sketch”.
Today I am going to show to how to make Polaroid Photo Fridge magnets..

 

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These fridge magnets are perfect for capturing your beautiful memories
and these make a perfect gift too…

You can customize it as per your choice…

 

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But before i get into that, let me tell you…
Our challenge for this month of NOVEMBER is ongoing.
If you missed our previous post,check it out here…

CHALLENGE#17:”Sketch”

You can create any project using the provided sketch it can be a layout, a journal page, a simple card, interactive cards, mixed media canvas or project, altered art, anything crafty,to participate…

  • Last date of submission is 30th November 2017.

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to win amazing prices!!!

 

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Okay so moving on to the tutorial now…
Let me share a picture of the Polaroid Photo Fridge magnets using craftyscrappers Stamps.

 

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Aren’t these cute….
I have used this stamp set from Craftyscrappers called ” Mermaid Wishes”


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Before further ado…
Lets move to the step by step tutorial…
 
 
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I took magnetic sheet, cardboard, White card stock , Kraft card stock and pattern paper and cut all of these in to 4 by 3.5 inches size as shown in the pic.

 

 

 

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After that I made two sets as in the pic Where in set one I glued Kraft cardbaord + pattern paper and in another set Magnetic sheet + Kraft Card stock + White card stock.

 
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Now I  did some marking on the back side of the cardboard where I glued my pattern paper as shown and cut out the window of 2.11 inches. After that I cut some card board strips and glued it to the three sides of my Polaroid frame leaving some space to keep the photo in place. Now I have to cut the extra strips.
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In this step , I cut the extra strips ,applied the fevicol on it and mounted it on the magnetic sheet ( set 2 )..

 

Our magnetic Polaroid frame is ready..
(this is how it looks:)

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Now, you can decorate it as per your choice, theme  etc..
and you can slide your photo of size 3.25 by 3 inches from the top.
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To decorate my Polaroid frame, I stamped mermaids and fishes from Craftyscrapper’s Mermaid Wishes stamp set on watercolor paper, colored these and fussy cut it.Added the Smile die cut out to complete these.
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I really enjoyed making these cute Polaroid photo fridge magnets for my refrigerator.
I hope you will give it a try and share your creation with us.
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We had a super mesmerizing November Stamp Release on 6th.
The stamp sets are based on some really nice fairytale…

Here’s a closer look at the stamp sets that are released and are now available at a Launch sale price at our store: http://www.craftyscrappers.in

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And we are also giving away 3 among these super beautiful stamp sets, to a random winner… where you can chose the stamp set as your win prize!!
You just need to LIKE… SHARE… AND leave us a nice COMMENT over our Facebook Post and Instagram.
The winner will be announced on 18th of November.
So like,comment and share for a chance to win!!!
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Don’t forget to join in our craft challenges,(details at the beginning of the post!)
You can  participate via mr.linky (at the end of the challenge post)or via facebook,Instagram and even via email.
(While sharing your creation post over the social media, ie Facebook/twitter/instagram
please use   #Craftyscrappers challenge17 to qualify for submission,
failing to do so, the entry would be disqualified.) 
 
Thank you so much for stopping by and for leaving some love..
 
Hugsxx
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ONE SHEET MINI JOURNAL BOOK: a video tutorial!

Hello Everyone!
 
This is Priyanka on Craftyscrappers blog today and I am super excited to share a video tutorial on “One Sheet Mini Journal Book” , with the magic of shimmer sprays!
 
 
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Isn’t it amazing to make your own journal book that too in a quick way no binding….no messup to join the pages…….just with one sheet!
And yes it has good enough pages to record your memories!
 
 
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But before i start with the tutorial, let me tell you
We have an interesting challenge going up on Craftyscrappers,
for the month of October…
If you have missed to check the post, do check it out here
 

CHALLENGE#16:”Sparkle It Up”

You can create cards, layouts, journal pages, altered art, MDF items, anything crafty and add glamour to your projects in any form, be it foil, glitter, shimmer or anything to sparkle it,to participate…
Last date of submission is 31st Oct 2017.

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To win this Huge goodie bag from Craftyscrappers.

 

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Let me quickly share the contents of the goodie bag in detail that you will be receiving :

 

  1. Craftyscrappers stamp sets:
    Wishing you tons of fun- 5X5inches.
    u sprakle- 5x5inches.
    Damask this! – 2×3 inches. 
  2. Craftyscrappers Fun- foils: (8x8inches/5 sheets per pack)
    Glitzy Gold – 1 pack. 
    Stormy violet- 1 pack.
    Tempo Teal- 1 pack. 
  3. Craftyscrappers Stencils:
    Create- a-Scene -1 pack.(6.5×6.5inches.)
    Rose flowers-1 pack. (4×5.5inches.) 
  4. Craftyscrappers Shimmer pastes:
    Envy- 1 Bottle.
    Salmon- 1 Bottle.
    Stem- 1 Bottle.
  5. Craftyscrappers Shimmer spray:
    Bitter lemon- 1 Bottle.
    Sweet Sunshine- 1 Bottle.
  6. Craftyscrappers Shimmer tapes:
    Rainbow
    Golden Chevron
 

 

So thats all you’ll get in the win, isnt it great!!!

You can participate in our challenge via email, facebook, and instagram too.
Just add ( #craftyscrappers challenge16 ) and thats all!

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Now let’s get started how to make this lovely journal…
 
First let me share what all I used to make it,
here is the list of complete items used:
 
 
 
 
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The focal point of my project are shimmer sprays.
I have used shimmer mist technique here.
To get a lovely effect you just need to blend the beautiful shades of sprays along with water…
Repeat till a bright shiny effect is achieved.
 
 
 
Here’s the completed “One Sheet Mini Journal Book” :
 
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Some close-ups: 

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Have a look on this Video tutorial to learn the making process:

It was great working with these shimmer sprays, shimmer pastes and stencils too!
 
 
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I hope you enjoyed the tutorial and will give it a try  🙂
Do share with us your creations and do join us in our October challenge.(Details at the beginning of the post.)
 
 
 
Happy Crafting!
& Happy Weekend!
 
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PRIZE REVEAL:CHALLENGE#16-Sparkle It Up!

Hello Wonderful people!

Hope you all had a wonderful and fun-filled Diwali!!!
Well today I, Konica…  am here to reveal the  winner prize for our current challenge for the month of October, which is still ongoing ….

If you missed our previous post,check it out here…

CHALLENGE#16:”Sparkle It Up”

You can create cards, layouts, journal pages, altered art, MDF items, anything crafty and add glamour to your projects in any form, be it foil, glitter, shimmer or anything to sparkle it,to participate…
Last date of submission is 31st Oct 2017.

 

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But before i reveal the Winner prize,
let me share with you a quick and easy Festive Card tutorial.
I made these easy festive cards for my family and friends on Diwali.

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Diwali, or Deepawali,  is a Sanskrit word meaning “rows of lighted lamps,” is a Hindu-originated festival celebrated in India and worldwide.
During the five-day celebration  which is also known as the “festival of lights”,clay lamps known as diyas are lit to signify the destruction, through knowledge of all negative qualities — be it violence, anger, jealousy, greed, fear or suffering… in other words, the victory of good over evil.
As per tradition, Diwali is celebrated with grand splendor, where every home is lit with diyas, leaving no room for darkness to enter, sweet and savory snacks are prepared throughout the day, every doorstep is decorated with rangoli to welcome guests with great honor, one fashions new clothing to thank Goddess Lakshmi for providing prosperity and good fortune, when the sun sets, firecrackers light up the streets… and it is the perfect time, for sending some love as gifts to your family and friends.

 

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Moving on to the Tutorial, On how i created these…

 

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I took the Craftyscrappers Premiun cardstock (white) and Die cut 10 pieces, using Madrasbazaar stitched rectangle die and created my first layer for my cards.

 

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(I later on ended up making 30-50 card bases.. for a total of 50cards 🙂 )

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Then i took Fried brick, spiced marmalade and wild honey distressing inks and started blending them together to create a background.

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Once the inks were nicely blended, I sprayed mist over the distress background that allowed the ink to wick and spread out, traveling across the paper  and created a beautiful effect.Then i let it dry over night.  
(Many thanks to Niharika Gupta for teaching me this technique!)

This is how the backgrounds looks after they are  dried:

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Next, i started working on the focal point of the card.
For this, i decided to use the beautiful image from Craftyscrappers festival (diwali) stamp set, “Blasting Diwali” designed by Aastha Jain.

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It has some really nice sentiments and images that is just perfect for the occasion!
I stamped a bunch of the beautiful diya from the stamp set, using Staz-on Black ink.

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After i stamped the diyas with the staz-on black ink, i started stamping them again using Craftyscrappers Fun foil glue, (You can use any glue for this technique, but do make sure that the glue is sticky and transparent once it dries.)
so that i could use Craftyscrappers Fun-foils without any lamination machine.
You may check my video tutorial here, where i have demonstrated an easy way of foiling using the bigshot machine, if you do not have a laminator machine or a heat tool.

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(Sorry about the poor quality of the pic!!!
It was very difficult to capture the shine on the foils due to the lights reflection!)

 

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I used Craftyscrappers Fun foils-glitzy gold, to create these diyas and fussy cut them.


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This is how they look, once foils applied:

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After foiling the Diya’s i started coloring them using Smart color watercolor markers and water brush.I pastel shaded for the diya’s so that i could create a contrast with the background.


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This is how they look, Up close:

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I added the Double sided dimensional adhesive from oddy and kept it aside.

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Next i started working on the inside sentiment, for the card.
For this, i decided to go with the beautiful sentiment from Craftyscrappers stamp set, “Crackling Diwali”, designed by Pritusha Banerjee. this stamp set too has many sentiments and images that are ideal for creating Diwali cards.

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I stamped the sentiment on a piece of Craftyscrappers Premium white cardstock and repeated the process, that i did with the Diyas.

For Foiling the inside sentiments, i used Craftyscrappers fun foil- Stormy Violet.

 

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(Stamping with staz-0n black ink, then stamping with the Craftyscrappers Fun foil glue, placing a piece of foil- shiny side up and running it through the bigshot machine.)

This is how the inside sentiments looks once Fun foils applied:

 

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I also foiled some Diwali wishes for the front of my card, the same way i did before.
I used Craftyscrappers Vellum sheets  for this and used Craftyscrappers Fun-foils-Blushing salmon for this.

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I used Craftyscrappers Vellum sheets and stamped the diwali sentiment and foiled them.

 

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This is how they look, once foils applied:

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Next, i started assembling everything to create my Diwali cards.
First i adhered the distressed background to an A2 Card size.

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Then added the foiled and colored diyas and front sentiment on top of it using some double sided dimensional tape.

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and lastly added the foiled sentiment on the front and the diwali wishes on the inside of the cards.
I wanted to keep the card simple so embellished them using some coordinating shaker elements from Madrasbazaar.
And thus finished with the Diwali cards.

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I hope you like my handmade diwali cards and that they inspired you for our ongoing challenge, “sparkle it up!”

Do Join our  ongoing challenge, and submit your best Creations to us to win our Goodie bag!

Here’s the Reveal of the Goodie Bag that the winner will receive:

 

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Do read the challenge rules at the beginning of the post, the link will take you straight to the challenge post, where you can enter via Mr.linky.

 

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So thats all for today!
Wishing you all good luck for the challenge!
We will soon come up with some more creative tutorials to share with you all, so keep checking this space!

Thank you for stopping by.


Happy Crafting!

konica

 

 

 

 

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CREATIVE MIXED MEDIA CANVAS: a step-by-step tutorial!

Hello Everyone,
Hope you are enjoying your weekend!!
Its Deepti here  today and I’m back at Craftyscrappers blog…
and this time I have a step by step tutorial for a mixed media canvas which I have customized for a dear friend and it saysLeave a Little Sparkle Wherever You Go”. 
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I hope you will get inspired and participate in our CURRENT CHALLENGE  for this month of October which is still ongoing…
If you missed our previous post,check it out here…

CHALLENGE#16:”Sparkle It Up”

You can create cards, layouts, journal pages, altered art, MDF items, anything crafty and add glamour to your projects in any form, be it foil, glitter, shimmer or anything to sparkle it,to participate…
Last date of submission is 31st Oct 2017.

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to win amazing prices!!!

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But before moving onto the tutorial …
let me show you the Canvas first.
Here it is…

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Without further ado..

Here is the tutorial..( Picture heavy post ;))
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I took 8 by 8 inches framed canvas, Mod podge , kitchen towel (coz I like its dotted pattern ) and a paint brush. I tore the tissue paper and glued it over the canvas as shown with the help of Mod podge and let it air dry.

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Once the canvas was dried,
I applied a layer of Gesso over it to prepare the base for coloring.
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After that I stenciled the canvas with texture paste using Craftyscrappers  Rose Bunch Stencil and  let it air dry. You can use your heat tool to fasten the process.
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Now I sprayed  Craftscrappers “Grape Juice ” shimmer spray  along with water spray over the canvas till I was satisfied. 
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Then, I applied Gold Acrylic paint  to add some interest .
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 Once satisfied with my coloring, I arranged all my embellishment roughly on the canvas as shown. I have used some chipboards (colored these with gold acrylic color) , flowers, Butterfly die cut outs ( which I heat embossed with white embossing powder), metal charm, glitter balls etc to decorate it. I glued all my embellishment over the canvas with glue gun. 
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Then I  added the stamped sentiment… and if you are wondering what is this “Diddle” then let me tell you its my friend’s sister nick name for whom he asked me to make this canvas.
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Lastly, I covered the whole canvas with mod podge and let it dry overnight.

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Hope you like it.. Here are some close ups..
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Hope you get inspired.
Don’t forget to join in our craft challenges,(details at the beginning of the post!)
You can  participate via mr.linky (at the end of the challenge post)or via facebook,Instagram and even via email.
Thank you so much for stopping by!!
Hugs xx

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SHABBY CHIC CARD AND TAG: a brief tutorial!

hi friends!
This is vani here and i m back at craftyscrappers blog with beautiful shabbychic card
and tag using the amazing fun foils, shiny shimmer pastes and fabulous shimmer sprays and off course with the beautiful peacock feather stencil.

 

 

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Before starting with the tutorial ,
let me tell you… that Craftyscrappers challenges will start from the month of october’2017
so gear up to share your beautiful creations to win exciting craftyscrappers goodies…

Now.. lets talk a little about the supplies that i have used.

 

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This is the first time i have used fun foils
To create both of my projects i have used, the
SIZZLING SILVER fun foil.

 

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these fun foils are super shiny and are of professional grade .
They work well with any lamination machine available,
if you want to heat transfer using these super shiny foils or
they can also be used with Big shot and Cuttlebug machines, where you do not need heat to transfer the foils… which is great!!! since many of us do not have lamination machines at home, Craftyscrappers also have launched, the fun foil glue, that works perfectly with these fun foils.They come in 16 gorgeous colors to chose from as well.

 

 

Then i also used the amazing and one of a kind shimmer paste, that stand out from the rest of the products in the market.
The shimmer pastes that i used for the projects are

 

 

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SHIMMER PASTE-TICKLED. 


These shimmer pastes add a fabulous layer of shimmer and shine to any craft project  and you can use any kind of stencils with these shimmer paste to create beautiful sparkling details and add the touch of beauty to any card, scrapbook or mixed media.
The best thing about them is that these can be used on paper, cardboard,chipboard,acetate, wood, glass,mdf,fabric and even on layered stencils.
These shimmer paste r so smooth and so shiny… that i love to work with it and the results are super-duper awesome.


To create my artwork. i have also used the
shimmer sprays.
The shimmer sprays that i have used for my projects are :



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The colors of these shimmer sprays are so intense and beautiful that you will fall in love with it.

 


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Here’s a look at the completed tag and card:

 

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So lets begin with the tutorial…

 

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So this is my First project, which a shabby chic card:

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A BRIEF TUTORIAL ON SHABBY CHIC CARD:

First, i took a white card stock and then i stuck brown pattern paper with the help of crafty glue that was send in my dt kit.
After that i applied another white pattern paper on the brown card stock, to create layers.
after that i placed the Peacock feathers stencil over my working area and secured it with the help of the  masking tape.then applied the beautiful.. shimmer paste on it.
The shimmer paste that i have used here is called-
TICKLED
and added some more pattern paper and shimmer paper on top of it.Then I decorate my card with some mulberry flowers and charms and applied some glitter glue on both the sides of the card.
And thus finished with my shabBy chic card.

 

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here are some close-ups:

 

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Here’s my second project, which is a tag…

 

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A BRIEF TUTORIAL ON SHABBY CHIC CARD:

First i took a plain white tag and distressed it  with two inks.
After that i placed the peacock feather stencil on it with the help of masking tape and then i sprayed grape juice shimmer spray on the half part of the tag and let it dry.
Once dried i sprayed sweet pumpkin shimmer spray on the rest of the tag.
Once everything was dried, i applied the shimmer paste “butter” on the top and the bottom of the tag.
after that i applied double side tape on the sides of the tag and used the fun foil with the tape and rubbed it smoothly.
Finally i  removed the left over foil sheet and i was done.
it looked so amazing and beautiful!!!
Lastly i applied some mulberry flowers and stones in the  center of the tag and finally i took a die cut and stamp a sentiment on it and placed it on the tag with the help of a foam tape.

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here are some close-ups:

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I really love  working with craftyscrappers products, they have a wonderful collection of products at a very reasonable rate.

you can check their huge collection at the STORE.

i hope i inspired u all

 

Thank you so much
lots of love,

 

VANI