I thought it was time I showcased the tags I made for the 2015 project. Because I made them for all 3 clubs I decided to keep them fairly simple (that is - simple for me to make, not simple to look at!!!!).
Just to make this post a little more interesting I thought I would show you the creativity in its various stages - because I can - te he :)
I decided to make the actual tags a little smaller than the stated size & the layer theme onto black card. This photo shows the first stage where I have coloured the white tags with Distress Ink in the 6 colours I chose.
The next stage was to put a subtle background on them & I used a text stamp I have along with the same Distress Ink colour as was used on the background
Next I used black archival ink to stamp some silhouette grasses on the tags.I do love these stamps, they are from Stamps Away - who also trade as Clever Cuts.
Then added the word "friendship"
After some thought I decided to put a 3-d butterfly on each tag. This particular stamp has a matching die......
...... so here they all are cut out. They are from Clearly Besotted.
Now! - my original idea was to take 6 pieces of white card & colour them with the Distress Inks I had chosen. Then stamp the butterflies & die cut them. But - my head got a bit behind my processing of the idea & I had die cut the butterflies before I realised I hadn't done that. So I had to colour each individual butterfly, then stick them onto the tags.
I then layered them onto black tags (the correct size) & added some black ribbon.
Here is a photo of all 41 finished & laid out in the numbers for the 3 clubs plus 3 for me to keep for myself - 1 per club.
Here's a close up of one of each colour. I decided at the last minute to add a little bit of sparkle & bling to the butterflies by going over them with a Clear Wink of Stella brush & adding 2 tiny gems on their body.
I really enjoyed making those. I hope you like receiving them.
Have a great weekend. 'Bye for now.
OOPS! Nearly forgot ............ pop back to the post about my disaster topper & see Rita's (of Mold II club) comment.