They are stamped in Black Soot distress ink and embossed with clear powder - it's a slightly softer look than using black embossing powder. I then did a very quick watercolor with twinkling H2Os. The mat layers are from my scrap stash. Just a tiny bit of texture and color, and plenty of white space for writing names - that is exactly what my son wanted, and I'm glad I made some more. These tags are inspired by the tag challenge at Blessings Ink and I'm entering them in these other challenges:
Posted by Juliet A on Sunday, August 5, 2012
Labels: Amuse Studio
My son, Gordon, turned 24 yesterday, and my husband asked my youngest son, Ben to wrap his presents for him. Ben did a pretty good job for a 16 year old, and as I was admiring his handiwork, I noticed he used a gift tag from my stash. That isn't particularly unusual, but I noticed that it was probably one of the most clean and simple things I had made, and also that it was probably the last one of that set that I had. I decided that I needed more summer gift tags, and whipped up a quick batch. Here are a few.