Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Tag You're IT!! 11 Things You Can Do With Tags!

It's "10 Things Tuesday" and we are back with another fun topic--tags I "love me some"  tags!  They are a fun way to add in some journaling to your layouts, add add some personalization to a gift, frame photos, embellish...the list goes on. What's even better now , is that when this trend first came around they didn't match my papers.  Now, all of my favorite paper manufacturers have jumped on trend and include them in with their papers to coordinate--"cha  ching"! Our lovely ladies have come up with 11 fun and creative ideas on how to use up those tags--nothing like a little bonus to start the day!  Check out what they came up with... 

1.) Create a mini album.
Practical Scrapper Linda made a mini journal using tags. She first cut some tags using the Bigshot and a Sizzix Tags die, then decorated the pages, added pics and journaling and finally used a big brad to hold the pages together.

2.) Create your own gift personalized gift tags.
Practical Scrapper Charissa use Kiwi Lane Templates to cut out different tag shapes for personalized gift tags.  She used stamps from Studio Calico and Lawn Fawn, along with Distress Inks and Markers and Copics to decorate and color the tags and added eyelets to hold ribbons and trim as final decorations.

3.) Layer them up.
Practical Scrapper Lanette heat embossed large white tags and layered them to make her LO.

4.) Whoever said they had to be made of paper? 
 Practical Scrapper Charity sewed two colors of burlap together, added an eyelet, and embellished with felt, ribbon, twine and brads.

5.) Hide your journaling.
Practical Scrapper Lisa decorated a bag to hide a tag containing her journaling. She lined the inside of her see through bag with patterned paper to keep the tag from showing through.

6.) A little scrap can go a long way!
Practical Scrapper Karen trimmed the corners from a rectangular card base to easily transform it into a tag.

7.) Save those clothing tags and personalize your gifts!
Practical Scrapper Kelly altered clothing tags from a pair of pants to create birthday tags for gifts.

8.) Use them to embellish your layouts.
Practical Scrapper Lee-Anne used her Silhouette Cameo Electronic Die cutting Machine and created tags for embellishments on her layout.

9.) Altered and create some decorations!
Practical Scrapper Kenya altered a shipping tag that can be used as decor or even a tag swap.

10.) Make some luggage tags.
Practical Scrapper Leslii used chipboard tags to make ID tags for two special little girls' suitcases. Each tag was covered in cardstock, embellished with ribbon, jewels, kraft, each girl's picture, and a special quote.

11.) Create some mini embellishments
Practical Scrapper Claude used mini tags as embellishments.  She cut 2 tags in half, giving her more bang for her buck!

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Lisa said...

What a fantastic tutorial, love all the different ideas to use tags.

Danielle said...

Amazing work girls!!

Krisha said...

Wonderful tags and ideas for their use. Thanks for sharing!!

Doreen Vasquez said...

Great ideas!

Jean said...

Wonderful examples and ideas!

shamela said...

Thank you everyone...i love using tags...some great ideas


KrissyClarkMcKee said...

such wonderful inspiration and beautiful projects!

Kim Ryden said...

Good work ladies! A little inspiration for me as I have another design team project due this week and our focus is TAGS! Thanks for helping me out a little!

Angi said...

I'm super crazy about tags. Love these!