Wednesday, 24 July 2013

Vintage Gift Tags

Good morning!!  It is the last day of school here today so a somewhat exciting day :).  I personally cannot wait for a lie in tomorrow morning lol!  As always I had left the actual wrapping of my children's teacher thank you gifts to the last minute and created these rather swiftly yesterday afternoon!  I love how they turned out though and have plans to revisit the idea in a less hurried fashion very soon. 
 To create the backgrounds on the tags I first stamped a Tim Holtz flourish stamp with embossing ink before embossing with clear powder so that when I inked over the tag it created a resist effect.  I have inked the tags with Tattered Rose Distress Ink.  I have then stamped a Hero Arts script stamp with Adirondack Ink in Cloudy Blue.
Next I used a gorgeous Stempelglede Stamp from the Vintage Garden collection and stamped with Adirondack Ink in Coffee.  I have then added vague areas of colour to the flowers and leaves using a Prima Pastel Pink Chalk Edger and Peeled Paint Distress Ink.  The edges have been distressed and inked with  Walnut Stain Distress Ink.
 I created the large wild roses with Tim Holtz Tattered Florals Die using the wet cardstock technique.  I have then inked the edges with the Prima Chalk Ink to tie them in with the roses on the tag.
 Underneath each rose is a lace bow and I've added some cute apples from Live & Love Crafts for the traditional "apple for the teacher" theme.
 The gorgeous pink ribbon is from my stash.
 I've also added a white blossom to each tag.  These are from The Ribbon Girl.
I hope you like them and thanks for looking! x


Louise said...

Hi Jane! ❤
Oh hunni, this is sooooo beautiful!
Those teachers can consider themselves very lucky! You're so clever and you can create in any style :) Love the apples, never thought of the fact you can twirl the green stamens. I'm going to try that too ;) lol

Lots of love ❤

Ribbon Girl said...

wow, they don't need a gift if they have these lovely tags - they;re really lovely! Mary x