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BEAUTIFUL TAGS: a complete tutorial!

Hello friends,

 This is Anila over the blog today,
and i have some tags tutorial to share with you today,
using different techniques and mediums.

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Who doesn’t love tags… 🙂
Stampers have used tags for years to create mini works of art.
A tag is small that is not too  intimidating very easy and fun to create..
that is .. it’s okay, even if you mess up.
Tags are great for experimenting with new techniques, too.

 

So I created these three easy yet fun tags with stamps, inks,
sprays ,stencils and shimmer pastes…

 

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 Here’s a look at the completed tags:
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So lets begin with the tutorial…
(* picture heavy post!)

 

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step1
 
To begin with, I took white colored ready tags…
You can even cut them from a white Cardstock,
of any size to create your own custom sized tags.
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Ready made TAGS
step2

Took the tag, secured it on the table with washi tape.
Then Secure the stencil over the tag with washi tape.
The stencil that i have used for this tag is from craftyscrappers
and its called,
create-a-scene(sunburst)
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CREATE-A-SCENE(SUNBURST)
step3

Take sufficient amount of shimmer paste (Separate stencil and shimmer paste for each tag) and evenly spread it across/through the stencil.
The shimmer paste that i am using here is called,
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step4
 
Repeat the same for all the three tags.
After applying a generous layer of the shimmer paste,
I let it air-dry. (You can heat-set it too!) 
(this is how they look…)
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step5
 
 
Once dry I sprayed two of the tag with the coordinating shimmer sprays from my DT kit. (Spray each tag separately)
The shimmer pastes and shimmer sprays are extremely versatile and beautiful in itself.
The shimmer sprays that i used here are,
SHIMMER SPRAY-Grape juice and SHIMMER SPRAY-Sweet Pumpkin
(this is how they look…)
 
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step6
 
For the third tag, I coloured the background using distress ink. 
(Applying Distress inks on the craft mat and picked up the color with water brush) 
 

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step7
 
Let the tags dry again. 
(this is how they look…)
 

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step8
 
Next, I started layering the tags with pollens and lots of flowers.
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step9
 
I tried to use the matching colored flowers and pollens for each tag.
Like this stem color tag with coordinating flowers…
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step10
 
I stamped a seperate sentiment for each tag from Craftyscrappers stamp sets
and mounted them on the tag using foam adhesive.
I tied twines along with coordinating ribbon through the punched hole.
Lastly added matching sequins from craftyscrappers to add some elements. 
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Here’s are some of the close-ups of the tags:

 

(TAG#1)

 
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For this Tag, i have used the sentiment from the stamp set, “Doodly Blooms”.

 

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Some more close-ups:

 

 

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(TAG#2)

 

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For this Tag, i have used the sentiment from the stamp set, “Elephan-tastic Day!”
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Some more close-ups:
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(TAG#3)

 

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And For this Tag, i have used the sentiment from the stamp set, “Elephan-tastic Day!”
Some more close-ups:
So that’s all for today!
 
It was really exciting playing with the shimmer pastes and the shimmer sprays.
Can you tell me which tag is your favorite?

Do leave your feedback in the comments section.

We will be back with many more interesting projects
& tutorials by our team, so stay tuned!

 
Love to hear from you. 

 

anila

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