Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Tag Happy

This is what scrapping is all about. I had hours of fun playing with these tags! I used ordinary brown shipping tags (about R27 for 100 from a stationary shop) in different sizes to start with. This is where Tim Holtz come into the picture! Use lots of different distress ink (I even used blue and vivid orange!!) over each other to really distress the look of the tag.
Start of with a background stamp (the new Kaisercraft ones work well as do the Glitz Design stamps). The image consists of loads of different very small stamps (the Delish stamps are perfect) in different colours (I used the same distress inks I coloured the tags with). Some sentiments were stamped in black or red to create a focal point and a great final image. Border punches finish of the edges of the tags (I didn't use the punches on all the tags - some are still "plain bottomed" - (not a description one often uses :)

Ink the edges of the tag (some were inked in sepia, others in charcoal) and add a ribbon to add the finishing touch.
A simple sentiment in the teensy tiny Kaisercraft letter stickers (they are REALLY tiny!!) completes this tag. Tied to a rose it conveys the message perfectly!
Hope I've inspired you to grab your distress inks and PLAY.....
Happy Scrappin'

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Thank you for your comments! Have a fab day:)