Sparklers Tags by Melina Dahl


It´s Melina here, and today I want to share 2 tags with you.
I started by applying red, yellow and blue Distress Oxides to my tags. By blending these three colours you get the orange and the green too. I then activated the Oxides with Sparklers spray through different That´s Crafty! 8x8” stencils. 

For the next layer I stamped with the script stamp from Textures Stamp Set 1, using the same Distress Oxide colours. I also added a few splashes of black gesso on my tags. 

I painted turquoise, yellow and red shimmer paints on a piece of watercolour paper. I then stamped the butterflies with clear embossing ink and heat embossed with white powder. The shimmer on those butterflies is fantastic! 

I stamped the “Fly-Fly-Flowers” on one of the tags with black ink, using my Tim Holtz Stamping Platform. I also stamped the butterflies once more on the same piece of painted paper as before. I cut them out and glued them down on my tag.

I glued my shiny butterflies to the other tag and at last stamped the sentiments on my tags using Lynne's Affirmations Set 2. 

I used:

Distress Oxides - Fired Brick, Fossilized Amber, Broken China
That's Crafty! Shimmer Paints - Turquoise, Red, Yellow
That's Crafty! 8x8 Stencils - TC8005, TC8001
That's Crafty! Stamp Sets - Textures Set 1, Lynne's Affirmations Set 2
Rubber Dance Stamps - Butterfly trio, Fly-Fly-Flowers

Hope you enjoyed!
Hugs Melina

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  1. Those tags are absolutely gorgeous! Thank you so much for sharing the tutorial with us!

  2. Beautiful Tags Melina so vibrant in colour, the sparklers really do work well with the distress oxides. Love the way you have backed them onto white it makes them pop so much. Hugs Tracey xx

  3. Absolutely gorgeous Melina. Colours are great. Bev. xx

  4. These are both really beautiful Melina and love the rainbow of colour on them. Just gorgeous!
    Fliss xx

  5. Oooh beautiful tags, I can just imagine how much they must sparkle and shine in real life :)
    Donna xx

  6. Beautiful tags Melini and great effect
    Amanda x

  7. A fabulous combo of sparklers on the oxides! stunning backgrounds for your glorious stamps xx

  8. Thank you all so much for your lovely comments! Hugs


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