Tag #5 - Dear Santa!

December 18, 2016


On the 5th day of Christmas tag – Dear Santa!



Another quick and easy tag designed by Michelle Befort, one of the designers at Big Mouth Scrappers in Forney Tx!  


Perfect Paints Products 


Shimmering Matte Acrylic Paints

Red Wagon

True Blue

Aged Copper


Vintage Mercury


Moss green

Perfect Glaze Medium


Keyboard embossing folder – tim holtz

Honeycomb stamp

Embossing powder - gold

Mixed media white paper

Vintage Photo dye ink

Dies Used:  Sizzix Bigz Vintage Typewriter

seam binding

Optional:  Small embellishment




Tag Preparation

  • Emboss tag using Keyboard embossing folder

  • Mix 50/50 Red Wagon and Glaze and paint the background of the tag – let dry

  • Using Honeycomb stamp and gold embossing powder – stamp background


Typewriter Preparation

  • Trace the bottom section of the typewriter onto a piece of mixed media paper – set aside.

  • Paint return keys using Vintage Mercury. Let dry

  • Paint the typewriter with stripes of each of these colors True Blue, Vintage Mercury, Aged Copper and Espresso [not shadow].  Not layered but rather stripes Let dry

  • Paint a “thin” layer of shadow over the strips of color. Let dry

  • When completely dry, lightly sand to reveal some spots of colors under the shadow.

  • Paint return keys using Vintage Mercury. Let dry

  • Paint the hand cut bottom half typewriter cut from mixed media paper using Vintage Mercury – let dry.

  • Glue to the back of the typewriter.

Completing the tag

  • Distress edges of the tag using Vintage Photo ink.

  • Attach typewriter

  • Wet a small piece of seam binding and paint with Moss Green [mixing in a bit of espresso to darken] and  Red Wagon auntil the desired color is achieved. 

  • Attach embellishment to ribbon if desired.

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