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Saturday, May 23, 2009

Final Beach Tag

Here's the last of the beach tags (don't worry, I'll have more vintage-inspired tags to share). I call this one "Fun at the Jersey Shore." The family reminds me of the old photos of my grandmother and her sisters playing on the beach in Cape May and Atlantic City.
After distressing and inking the papers, I added PearlEx pigments to the photo - shimmery silver for the sky and light gold and bronze for the sand (you can see them better in the photo below). I then layered on some tea-stained cheese cloth with tiny seashells. Instead of ribbon or fibers, I created a hanger from a string of shells.

I can't wait to hit the beach! If you create some summer-themed projects, please share them with me!


Anonymous Tami B. said...

Love this tag! It's great!

May 24, 2009 at 6:53 AM  
Blogger gaylemarie said...

Love the fun photo and the string of seashells!

May 25, 2009 at 5:56 AM  
Blogger Debbie Olson said...

Your vintage tag series is lovely! I especially like the seashell string on this one.

June 6, 2009 at 5:16 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

You do such beautiful vintage things...You have a eye..

June 8, 2009 at 8:24 PM  

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