Paper

Blueberry Vanilla Gift Tag

By  Kathleen Roney  for  Heartfelt Creations (www.heartfeltcreations.us)

Gift tags are all the rage and add the perfect finishing touch to the perfect gift. Create yours today!

Materials

  • Cardstock: Neenah Classic Crest Natural White, Worldwin ColorMates Smooth & Silky Mist Pink
  • Heartfelt Creations Celebrate the Journey Paper Collection (HCDP1 242)*
  • Ranger Diamond Stickles Glitter Glue
  • Embellishments: self-adhesive pearls, lace, trim, cream seam binding, fibers

Tools

  • Spellbinders Grand Calibur Die Cutting & Embossing Machine (452255)*
  • Heartfelt Creations Dies*: Once Upon a Time (HCD 744), Majestic Blooms (HCD 742), Classic Leaf (HCD 736)
  • Heartfelt Creations PreCut Stamp Sets*: World Map (HCPC 3598), Celebrate the Journey Sentiments (HCPC 3596), Vintage Morning Background (HCPC 3577), Open Leaf (HCPC 3545)
  • McGill Paper Blossoms*: Tool Kit (459222) and Molding Mat (159223)
  • Craft punches; circle, 1-1/2”; hole
  • Really Reasonable Ribbon Bow-Easy
  • Bazzill Splat Mat
  • Ink pads: Ranger Tim Holtz Antique Linen Distress; Imagine Crafts Tsukineko VersaMagic Dew Drop Aegean Blue and Spanish Olive, VersaMark Watermark
  • Stampendous Frantage Aged Ivory Embossing Enamel
  • Adhesives: Art Institute Dries Clear*; glue gun; Scor-Pal Scor-Tape, 1/8”; All Night Media Pop Dots
  • *These items available through Heartfelt Creations.

Basic Supplies

  • paper trimmer, scissors, heat tool, makeup applicators
  • 1. Cut 3"x6" panel of light blue designer paper. Stamp panel with World Map using VersaMark ink; heat emboss with Aged Ivory Embossing Enamel. (Note: Heat emboss from underside of image to keep gold specks.) Cut 1/2" off top corners at angle as shown to create tag shape. Ink edges with Antique Linen.
  • 2. Cut Natural White cardstock slightly larger than tag. Adhere tag to cardstock; trim top corners to match. Punch hole in top center. Adhere lace, seam binding, and trim to lower portion of tag as shown using Scor-Tape.
  • 3. Using VersaMark ink, stamp flowers, leaves, and sentiment on Natural White cardstock. Heat emboss in same manner as the tag. Color flowers and leaves with chalk inks; die cut with matching dies. Clip flower petals apart and shape with mat and tool kits as desired.
  • 4. Die cut sentiments with matching die and select "You're the Best", the wheel, and the medallion. Ink edges with Antique Linen.
  • 5. Adhere sentiment to wheel, then circle punched from Mist Pink cardstock. Adhere circle to die-cut medallion with Pop Dots. Adhere medallion to tag with Pop Dots.
  • 6. Arrange shaped flowers and leaves on tag as shown; adhere in place with glue gun. Use Bow-Easy to create bow from seam binding; adhere to card. Adhere pearls to flower centers, bow, and tag.
  • 7. Apply Stickles around pearls in flower centers. Tie seam binding and fibers through hole in tag top.