I have a pretty die cut thank you tag to share with you today. Before I start my project description I want to say how much I enjoyed working with Rubbernecker Stamps this past weekend at the Scrapbook Expo in Schaumburg, IL. and meeting so many paper crafters. I was especially thrilled to meet Beverly Barton, one of my fellow friends from Splitcoaststampers.
Die Cut Thank You Tag Background Layer
I began by cutting the largest tag die using white cardstock and then cut the small circular hole for the ribbon. Next, I used a cloud template, ink blending tool and Tumbled Glass ink to create the soft cloudy background. I stamped the thank you sentiment on the background with VersaFine Onyx Black.
The Tag Frame and Grass
I used the two largest tag dies to cut the frame. I lined the tags up in place on my magnetic platform to form the frame and cut. I used double stick tape to attach two grass sections to the back of the frame. Next, I applied thin strips of mounting tape to the back of the frame and attached it to the background layer.
The Flower Pot Foliage
I cut the flower pots in the same blue card stock to match the frame. I highlighted the scallop border on the pots by applying white Nuvo Crystal Drops and added a few polka dots to the pots to finish. Once the crystal drops were totally dry I began arranging the foliage and flowers. For the largest pot I cut a section of the Leaf Group and cut the branches apart. I attached the smaller pieces of foliage to the back of the pots with glossy accents and then worked my way back adding larger pieces of foliage to create height. I cut several sections of flower stems to use in the smaller pots. I attached the stems to the pots using glossy accents, starting with the trimmed off shorter sections and then adding taller stems behind them.
I cut the tiny flowers in pink and again in white. I used my smallest tip stylus and molding pad to form all the flowers. Next, I attached three flowers in a cluster formation on scrap cardstock using glossy accents. Once the adhesive was dry and the buds were secure I cut around them to create my tiny cluster flowers. I arranged the flowers on the foliage and attached with glossy accents. I added the close up picture above to show the sparkle that I added using the Spectrum Noir Sparkle Pen.
I hope you enjoyed seeing my die cut thank you tag. It seems most of us think of making tags only for Christmas presents but they can also dress up a present for any occasion. Thanks for coming by and I hope you have a great week.