Nurse’s Goody Bag ~ Creative Embellishments


I wanted to do something nice for the staff that I work with. We have a tight group on our weekend and I trust when the going gets tough, this crew will pound through it and get the job done. I picked up a variety of goodies, goggles, A nice Head band from Junk Headbands. Some anti-fog lens cleaners, some sweets, and of course I made a tag for each one of them.

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Because I made 9 of these, and I wanted to get them done faster than I would have, I used simple spray to add the colour to each of them. I started out with a variety of tags from the Tag Sets in the store. I will never run out of tags!

I made a video of the creative process.


I love doing backgrounds, and Nicolle has some great new stencils in the store, these tags are very heavy stencilled. There was a lot of dry time on these. Along with a heat gun that went up in smoke. Thank goodness I had a spare, these would have taken forever to dry with out it. The nice thing is with home schooling along with working still. I had plenty of reasons to step aside and let the drying happen naturally.

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I used various mediums with the stencils, I used everything from Crackle paste, to modelling paste and I finished some off with sand paste.

After the various background stencils, I used background pieces: mesh distress pieces, distress checkered, grunge heart corner to name a few. This adds to the background texture of the tags.

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I moved right on to the focal points, I love assemblage. It is so relaxing to just start to build up the tags. I knew I wanted to use the Word Bulbs, I have been sitting on them for a while and thought these tags would be great to use them on.

Using various moulds and resin pieces for the focal points,  I fill in the gaps with medium gears and the metal pieces from my stash.

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Once the big pieces are dried, I fill in all the smaller holes with beads and mini art stones. After a liberal coat of white paint. I picked out some bright colours in sprays and add a layer or two until I get the vibrancy I am looking for.

I topped them all off with some waxes.

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I hope you all stay safe and healthy during these times. Thank you for stopping by.



Distressed Checkered Stencil

Chevron Stencil

Arrows Stencil

Fence Lattice Stencil 

Plaid Stencil

Roman Numeral Stencil 

Star Boken Stencil 

Starburst Stencil

Word Bulbs

Mesh Distress Pieces

Distress Checkered Pieces

Grunge Heart Corner

Stamp Corner

Grunge Corner

Grunge Harlequin Piece

Oval Tags

Tag Set 1

Tag Set 2 

Tag Set 5

Tag Set 6

Medium Gears


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