Shea here with Glitter and Bonbons with a tag that I made for my son's birthday gift a few days ago (I've already profiled his gift card holder in a previous post).
I first sponged the base with three colors of distress inks then sponged over a stencil with more inks. Then I sponged around the edges of each stencil opening with first Burn Sienna and then Autumn Wheat which gave the stencil some great shimmer!
I stamped the next layer then started adding the embellishments. Copper ball chain, chipboard brads, some metal photo corners and a fun floral/burlap embellishment all came together to make a fun tag fit for a guy.
The burlap was a little too light, so I dry brushed some Burnt Sienna on it using my finger and used the scraps under the leather-look "flower." I made the flower by misting and scrunching some circles of cardstock and layering them with a brad in the center. Then I painted them with Burnt Clay and Autumn Wheat. The flower winds up looking like leather every time.
The final touch was the leather cord at the top.
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