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Sparkly Christmas Tag Set – Finnabair Art Recipe

Sparkly Christmas Tag Set – Finnabair Art Recipe

Hi lovely friends, 

it’s time for a new Finnabair Art Recipe!


You can find all the fabulous projects on Prima blog

For today’s Art Recipe I decided to create a tag set. Shabby chic with a touch of vintage, these tags are trying to reflect my love for Christmas.


I created the textured background using a generous coat of Snowflake Paste. When this layer was dry, I applied Clear Crackle Texture Paste in a few spots and, while still wet, I sprinkled my favourite Art Stones and Mini Art Stones to suggest drifts of glistening snow. I left everything to dry overnight allowing the crackles to develop naturally. This way they will be perfect!

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For my centre I created a small collage using different small pieces of fabric, lace and cardboard that I glued down with Soft Gloss Gel and then added a bit of stitching using a sewing machine. I attached the composition with 3D Gel Gloss. To add hints of colour to my tags and to enhance the gorgeous crackles I used Mica Powders and Art Alchemy Paints.



When the paint was dry I brushed some Heavy White Gesso to tone down the colours a bit and bring back the snowy feel. I created the focal point by wrapping some wire around a chipboard shape, covered everything with Heavy White Gesso and then painted it.

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As a finishing touch I added some magic Christmas sparkle using different Glitter sets and tiny Mechanicals Star brads. Did you know you can make your custom coloured glitter paste? Just mix the colours you love, add some Soft gloss gel and then apply with a soft brush. Just the perfect touch!

Prima products: Art Basics: Heavy gesso white – 961374, 3D gel gloss – 961381, Soft gloss gel – 961435 Art Extravagance : Texture paste – Snowflake paste – 962906, Texture paste clear crackle – 96154 Art Ingredients: Mica Powders: Rust – 962548, Frozen Lake – 962821, Blue – 962494, Iridescent Mica Powder: Gold Opal Magic – 963552, Art stones – 963705, Mini art stones -963712, Glitter sets: Caribbean Sea – 961565,  Luminous – 961596, Ebony & Ivory – 961602 Art Alchemy-Acrylic Paint-Metallique Emerald Green –  963170, Light patina – 963248 Mechanicals – 961169 Wire Trim – 576998

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Have a lovely creative day my friends,

Much love,

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  1. so so pretty and so sparkly. Love these

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  2. Love these tags Sanda ! And I think you have gotten me hooked on those stones as well! Have not used them yet,but seeing them in your art, well, had to order my own- just waiting on my supplies! lol
    You are going to be bad for my pocketbook! heehee Or should I say, hubby’s wallet? LOL
    sending hugs & love to you sweet friend,Jackie

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    • Oh Jackie thank you so very much! Didn’t I mention these art stones have a side effect? They are terribly addicting! LOL
      You’ll loooove them, I’m sure of that! Huge huggggs my very dear friend, love Sanda xxx

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  3. lovely tags Sanda and you certainly have the feel of winter and Christmas there! x

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