“Sea Flavor” Tag by Sara Ferret

When you go on vacation, even if you love doing mixed media, you cannot take all your art supplies with you, you can take a small sample with you, otherwise you would have to leave your swimsuit and towel at home.

This summer I have taken the minimum expression of material: tags, watercolors and water brush, my round Gelli Arts®gel printing plate, 2 neocolor watercolors, white, black and blue posca marker, scissors and glue. It is true that I had scraps of fabric and the sewing machine, for the images I used a supermarket magazine.

  • I used blue watercolors with the water brush on the round Gelli® plate and make the first impression on the XXL tag, and I repeat this step until I get several sea waves with different shades of blue.
  • Repeat the same process with ocher browns and yellows to make the sand
  • Use the white posca marker to draw the end of the waves on the Gelli® plate and make the impression
  • Use the Neocolor 2 waxes that are water-soluble, to make three blue ones and make different waves and make the impression

  • Cut a picture of the summer from a magazine. I took a glass with refreshing lemonade and the phrase in Catalan “gust de mar” which means “sea flavor”
  • Under the text I put a piece of cardboard and pieces of fabrics, which I will also put on top tied in the hole of the tag
  • Finally, I free stitched all with the sewing machine


I hope you like it and that project takes you to the feel of a beach in the Mediterranean Sea, which is where I am 🌊🌊🌊🌊

Have a wonderful summer


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2 thoughts on ““Sea Flavor” Tag by Sara Ferret”

  1. I really like how a short and easy supply list can achieve such a gorgeous tag! Thank you for the inspiration. This is a fabulous idea!

  2. It’s gorgeous Sara, love how you made the background with a gelli plate.
    I see myself making the gorgeous beach/sea, it’s fabulous.
    Thank you so much for sharing your gorgeous inspiration, stay safe and have a wonderful day.

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