I purchased October Afternoon's brand new
9 to 5 paper line this week.
It's such a cute retro work/secretary themed line!
I created this tag and thought I would share the tutorial with you!
I started with a kraft colored tag. I purchased the set of 20 kraft
tags by Ranger from Hobby Lobby, you can also find them at most other craft stores. I also picked out the sheet of Secretaries from my paper collection.
I cut out my image and decided how I wanted to place her on the tag.
I then took a white spray mist and spritzed my tag.
If you don't have the spray, you can take white paint, thin it down
with water and flick across the tag with a toothbrush.
Take a 1 x 5 1/2 inch strip of paper (blue houndstooth) and rip the
paper along one side. Adhere to tag. Cut another piece (green stripe)
1 1/2 x 4 1/2 and also rip edge. Adhere to tag.
Cut a scallop or flower shape from patterned paper and adhere to tag.
Take your cut image and adhere using foam adhesive to make it pop!
Then cut a strip of coordinating paper with a border punch and adhere along the bottom of the tag.
Add a sentiment or sticker to the bottom corner of the tag.
Tie a bow through the top of the tag. I used seam binding ribbon that I buy by the roll from Hug Snug (purchased on ebay). I then dyed it with Wild Honey Distress Stain.
I added a stick pin through the foam adhesive
to add a girly touch to the tag.
I glued a small paper rose to the center of my bow.
That's it! Super easy and a great way to use up scraps!
Perfect accent for a card, layout or as a gift tag!
Hope you enjoyed!
Have a bright and happy day, Lindsey