Fun DIY Beach Survival Bucket
Hi, it’s Gini, and I love going to the beach – not only in the summer, but any time of the year. I’ve put together a beach survival bucket, that would be a great sendoff gift to any one headed for the sun and sand. I found a felt bucket on clearance at the craft store – and knew these stamps and some May Arts Ribbon, would bring new life to my marked down bargain.
- May Arts Ribbons: 420-10 Paper Cord, Sheer Satin Band
- Graphic 45: Patterned Paper – On the Boardwalk
- Epiphany Crafts: Studio Tool Round 25, Round 25 epoxies
- Cardstock: Core’dinations
- Want2Scrap: Pearls
- Art Institute Glitter
- Ranger Distress Ink: Tumbled Glass, Salty Ocean, Broken China
- Pre-made Tag
- The felt bucket had flowers on it when, I bought it. So I removed those, so I was ready to decorate.
- Attach lengths of ribbon around the bucket, using Scor-tape. Run a length of ribbon through the existing slots at the base, and tie a bow.
- I put a paperback novel, sunscreen, sunglasses and a tag inside the bucket.
- To make the tag:
-Ink the entire tag with a mix of blue Distress Inks
-Sprinkle the tag with water, to create an ocean spray texture
-Stamp pattern down the right side, using a portion of the flower circle stamp.
-Adhere aqua ribbon on the left, using Scor-Tape.
-Tear layers of Core’Dinations paper to resemble waves, and glue across the bottom.
-Cut Bathing Beauty Girl from patterned paper, and slip behind the cardstock waves.
– Stamp sentiment, and cover with round epoxy, using the Epiphany Crafts tool.
– Glue a ring of the paper cord around the epoxy circle.
-Stamp flower, using light blue ink. Let dry, and add ultra fine glitter. Fussy cut, add a pearl
and glue beside the sentiment.
-Glue a shell on the tag.
-Add pearls of various sizes around the lower right corner of the tag.
– Finish the top of your tag with the paper cord.
Even after the beach supplies are exhausted, the tag is a great reminder of those sunny days!
Blog post by: Gini Williams Cagle
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