Tags Of Inspiration | August 2013

I can’t believe that the end of summer is just about here!

When I started my inspiration tag project a few months ago, I thought I would spend the summer making a ton of tags and I’d have a full box at the end of August. Well, I certainly have the ambition…just not the time. Today I have a few more tags to share, but I am far from a full box. These three will have to do for now. Hopefully my crafting time will be more plentiful soon.

Inspiration ideas:

  • Embossing folders can really dress up plain die cuts
  • Add solid colored die cuts on a pattern paper background
  • A primary color scheme is great for summer
  • A little bling can make a big impact

Inspiration ideas:

  • The smaller scale patterns in 6×6 paper pads are perfect for die cutting and punches
  • Line up a group of punches for a fun border
  • Stacked embellishments provide texture, dimension and are a great finishing touch
  • A little distress ink around the edge of the project can provide a lot of depth
  • Hand stitching elements will help ground them on the project

Inspiration ideas:

  • Peeled Paint/Faded Jeans/Peacock feathers is a super cool color combination
  • Masks are great for inking a background too – they are not just for misting
  • Buttons can help add character to a project but are so often overlooked
  • Use unique punched shapes as the base for stacked embellishments

I am still having a blast creating these tags and will just continue making them until I run out of inspiring ideas. (Is that even a possibility?) Stay tuned for more tags next month.

Thanks for stopping by today!

10 Comments

  1. your tags are so cute, especially love the 2nd one!

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  2. These are adorable! Must be great fun to create them, a nice diversion from making scrapbook pages. Hope you’ll tell us what you plan to do with your box of tags!

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  3. Great tags – I’m glad you’re able to fit in some crafty time with the new job!

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  4. These are incredible! Love the colors!!

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  5. I LOVE that second tag! I always have the best intentions and the drive to complete the and work on the projects too, but it’s the time I lack as well. I hope the new job is treating you well and that your schedule all falls into place soon!

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  6. They are all truly inspirational , tfs

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  7. Beautiful additions to your tag collection, Tammy!

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  8. Beautiful tags, I love the embossing and then the inking on the others is gorgeous – keep going 🙂

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  9. These are just so gorgeous! I especially love the pattern play on the first one 🙂

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  10. Beautiful tags.
    I really like the second one with the banners 🙂

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