A tag for Father´s Day

Posted by Larissa Albernaz

10 July, 2014 - ,

Hello Maja Design fans! Larissa here sharing a new project with you.

I know many countries celebrate Father´s Day on the third Sunday of June but here in Brazil we celebrate fatherhood on the second Sunday of August. So, it´s just around the corner and I decided to create a tag to embellish the gift I´ll give to my own father.

Noted Tag

Noted tag

tag detail  1

tag detail 2

Let me share my creative process with you so you can recreate your own masculine tag.

I have used Vintage Autumn Basics line by Maja Design to create it.

Vintage Basics

First,  cut a rectangle (size 10 X 6 inches) from a Vintage Autumn Basics paper (BAS 643) and take off its corners to create the tag´s basic shape.

tutorial 1

Repeat this step with a different patterned paper or the other side of the same BAS 643 paper, but this time you´ll cut a smaller rectangle so we can work with our layers of gorgeous Maja Design coordinated patterned papers.

tutorial 2

Use your distresser tool and add some texture to its edges (you can do this with all your pieces of paper)

tutorial 3

Let´s paste the smaller one to our base tag shape:

tutorial 4

Cut a few more rectangles (7,5 X 5 inches aproximately from BAS 635 and 636 papers)

tutorial 5

We are going to add more texture and color with the help of a stencil, molding paste, a palette knife and color sprays…

tutorial 6

Spread one coat of molding Paste, take off the mask and add color…

tutorial 7

tutorial 9

To add interest and more texture tear the papers as shown below

tutorial 10

Add a trim, bling and a stripe of paper to the edge

tutorial 10 a

Now you can put everything together

tutorial 11

Decorate the tag with blings, trims, shabby resins, cutouts, flowers, wood embellishments and junkyard findings.

tutorial 12

Have fun while working the details – each one makes your tag unique!

tutorial 13

I hope you´ve enjoyed this tag and tutorial! Have a wonderful day!


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