Embossed Flutter Tag with Cindy

Hi Gang! It’s Cindy here and today I’d like to show you how I made this fluttery tag using Lindy’s Sprays and Embossing Powders.

I love experimenting with different techniques and be amazed by the gorgeous colors and effects you can create using Lindy’s. It’s always a surprise how a new technique turns out and it rarely ever fails.

For this tag all you need are some baby wipes, your favorite color sprays, a watercolor tag and a brayer. I used Cotton Candy Pink, Wild Honeysuckle Coral and French Lilac Violet.

I’ve laid down a baby wipe on my craft mat and sprayed the three different colors randomly on top of it, making sure I’ve added enough ink to saturate the baby wipe.

Then I carefully laid it on my tag and rolled my brayer over it, covering the entire tag with color. This creates a gorgeous watercolor effect.

I wanted to add a bit more color so I took a stencil and sprayed on some French Lilac Violet (Starburst) and Pop Rock Purple (Flat Fabio). To create more depth I added some Jazzy Jivin’ Purple. Because that color is a really bright and high-pigmented color I’ve used a sponge to pick the ink up from my mat so I could control the amount of ink.

I’ve used a pretty background stamp and a stitched border with Oxide ink and Archival ink. Then I stamped on some pretty mandalas with VersaMark ink and covered with the gorgeous Golden Angel Wings embossing powder. I love the effect of the iridescent and pearlescent embossing powders and love to emphasize their effect by using them on uneven colored backgrounds.

I wanted to add some butterflies and stamped them on my tag using VersaMark and Archival ink. I’ve sprinkled some Midnight Ruby Embossing powder over them and heat set it. I love the pretty dark purple glow of this powder and when you move your project you can see the beautiful purple glow changing in different light angels.

I’ve used a white gel pen to highlight the outlines of the butterflies to accentuate them and make them more notable.

And last but not last I’ve used a piece of white seambinding, soaked it in Cowabunga Copper spray and let it dry using my heat gun.

The whole tag comes together for a soft and pretty look.

It’s quite difficult to capture the effects of the pearly colored shimmer in the sprays and the changing colors of the embossing powders in a photo. So I guess you really should create this one for yourself, so you can see all those pretty effects with your own eyes ;).

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  • Fabriano Artistico Watercolor Paper, White Linnen Cardstock, Nellie Snellen Stencil, Baby Wipes, clear stamps (Studio Light, Bo Bunny), Archival Ink (Jet Black), VersaMark ink, Distress Oxide (Seedles Preserves), Uni Ball White gel pen, seambinding (white),

Thank you so much for stopping by and have a great day!


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