Sometimes when you feel the urge to be creative, but only have a limited time available, try creating smaller projects like artist trading cards and tags. They are great for swapping and adding to presents. I made a set of four seasonal tags using Tattered Angels mists and added other Canvas Corp Brands producst to accompany the spray inks.
– says Sanna Lippert.
Tattered Angels Glimmer Mist – Cross my Heart, Silk, Emerald Green, Linen, Summer Glow, Sugar Maple, Aquamarine, Sun Sisters, It’s Orange, Coffee Shop, Apple and Jack Frost
Tattered Angels Glimmer Glaze – Black Olive
Tattered Angels Baseboard – Sandy Beach
Mixed Media Mini Origins Art Collection – Wings
Mixed Media Mini Origins Art Collection – Fall
Canvas Corp Printed Cardboard – Maze
7gypsies Tickets Large Manila
7gypsies brass studs
7gypsies Ordre Du Jour 8×8 paper pack
7gypsies Architextures Trinkets – Ink Pens
7gypsies Architextures Parchment Rub-ons
Canvas Corp Sisal rope
Tim Holtz word stickers
paper flowers, Lace and ribbon, Twine
Christmas Tree 1 Stencil – Sanna Lippert Designs
Snowflake die – Elizabeth Craft Desings
Sizzix Big Shot die cutting machine
Scissors, Misting box, Paint brush, Paper glue
You can create these tags with just a few steps.
Here is how these were done:
Start with the snowflake tag. Die cut the snowflake from white cardstock. Then take a black tag and place the stencil on top. Now apply the Aquamarine Glimmer Mist through the stencil. Carefully remove the stencil and press the residue spray ink onto another piece of white cardstock. This creates the background for the fall tag. Then finish the snowflake tag by adding faux stitching with a white gel pen around the edges and adhere the with Jack Frost misted snowflake as a centerpiece. Decorate with Nuvo Drops and a 7gypsies brass stud. Add a word sticker and ribbon.
Next for the fall tag – take a Mixed Media Origins Fall paper and color the fall leaf images with yellow, brown and orange Glimmer Mist tones (see material list for details). Next fussy cut the leaves and die cut a tag from the already misted stencil pattern area. Add black ink splatters with black Glimmer Glaze and let dry properly. Adhere the leaves overlappingly, attach a word sticker or two. Add faux stitcing with a black gel pen and finish off with a ribbon.
For the fall tag take a Maze cardboard piece and trace a tag pattern onto it, then fussy cut. Next apply Sugar Maple Glimmer Mist over the background and let dry. Now take a small manila tag and mist it with Summer Glow Glimmer Mist and add a Architextures Parchment Rub-on onto the manila tag. Cut a piece of Ordre du Jour paper and add it onto the tag for additional detail. A a with Linen Glimmer Mist misted inspirational tag on top. Then adhere the yellow misted manila tag to the tag. Decorate with a brown misted paper rose, some fussy cut leaves and a Architextures Trinkets Ink Pen. Finish off with a word sticker and some rope and twine.
For the rose tag – Die cut a tag from white cardstock, then apply a layer of Silk Glimmer Mist to the tag piece, let dry and then add random stamping with a writing background stamp and ink. Take a Mixed Media Mini Origins Art Collection paper from the Wings series and color the rose image with various shades of red and pink Glimmes Mist and green Glimmer Mist(see the material list for all used colors in the end of this post). Then fuss cut the piece and adhere to the tag with paper glue. Add some lace and ribbon as well as a heart shape for decoration. Finish off with faux stitching around the edges, some twine and ribbon as well as a word sticker.
These tags are very easy to make and lots of fun.
The more you create, the more ideas you will have. Try making a seasonal set, that way you can change colors and designs and it will challenge you to think in more creative ways.
And don´t forget to have fun in the process!