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Sunday, 10 April 2016

Relax Tag - Mixed Media - FabScraps Beach Bliss Collection

Hello Everyone

Sorry that I have been missing for a few days! Life just got crazy, hectic over the last few days and so priorities prevailed! ;-)
Anyways, I am back today to share some more FabScraps Beach Bliss.

I created a mixed media tag.

Here's a close-up.

Supplies List:
Patterned Paper: FabScraps Beach Bliss Sailing Boats C82 002,  FabScraps  Beach Bliss Lighthouse 2 C82 004
Card Kit: Beach Bliss MC82 001A
Stencils:  FabScraps Waves DS 043
Diecuts:  FabScraps Anchor, Bell & Ship Wheel DC82 008
Blooms: Large Navy blue flower, 1medium sized white flower and 2 small flowers, white and blue, 2 small red flowers
Cardstock: 2 x different shades of Green, White.
Die-Cuts: Various Leaf die-cuts
Pigment Ink – Brown and green
Brown Acrylic Paint
Double sided Tape
Spray bottle and water
3D double sided tape
Teal Lace and stripy lace
Brown brads

  1. Cut a piece of white cardstock 11cm x 15cm and distress the edges and ink with brown pigment ink.
  2. Cut a rectangle 13cm x 18cm of the stripy side of the Sailing Boats patterned paper.  Distress and ink the edges with brown pigment ink.
  3. Cut another rectangle piece from the Lighthouse patterned paper.  Distress and ink the edges too with brown pigment ink.
  4. On this teal side of the patterned paper use the waves stencil and gesso and create a pattern that runs from the left hand side towards the right hand side, as per the photo.
  5. Once this has dried, run the pigment stamp over the gesso lightly, to add some brown touches.
  6. Fussy cut some of the umbrellas from the card kit and adhere, as per the photo.
  7. Adhere the die-cut paper ship wheel to the chipboard piece.  Ink the edges with brown pigment ink.
  8. Use 3D double sided tape to adhere the wheel to the card, along the left edge and in the middle of the card.
  9. Fussy cut some teal flowers from the patterned paper and die-cut the various leaves from the green and white cardstocks.
  10. Arrange and adhere all the flowers and leaves, on and alongside the ship wheel, as per the photo.
  11. Add some of the teal lace, in between the flowers and leaves.
  12. Fussy cut the Relax sentiment from the patterned paper and adhere to the middle, bottom of the card.
  13. Cut a piece of stripy lace and fold in half and adhere to the top, left of the tag.
  14. Lastly add some brown touches of acrylic paint, all around the edges of various layers and flowers.


  1. Ah my friend...I have missed a few weeks. Life is pretty hectic. Love your tag.

  2. lovely tag Denise! love this shabby look and bright colours!

  3. Absolutely beautiful tag, Denise! I love the colors and your wonderful little details. Thank you for sharing how you made it with all of us! Hope all is well with you, my friend! HUGS!!