Saturday, May 11, 2019

Authentic

Tag 28 was done on a chunky cardboard hangtag that came with something my husband bought. I rescued it from the trash. I can't remember what the item was but I liked the word "authentic" and kept it visible. I used some old music, black and white hand made papers and a piece of a French document.

Tag 28

Saturday, April 27, 2019

Seeing Red

Two tag collages this week, inspired by the color red.
The first tag has Asian flair, using handmade and vintage papers and a tiger matchbox cover.

Tag 26
For the second tag, I colored the tag with a red ink pad and then layered different red papers and a rubber stamped image from Latvia.

Tag 27

Sunday, April 21, 2019

New Tag Collages

This week, I thought I would do some colorful tags because it's spring. And since it's Easter sunday, I used colors that reminded me of Easter eggs. I colored the tags with rubber stamp pads. It gave a rather nice texture in the back. I collaged with mostly hand made papers but I included a vintage revenue stamp on the yellow tag.

Tag 22 Pink
Tag 23 Yellow
Tag 24 Green
Tag 25 Aqua

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Collage Tag Challenge - number 21

I did another piece using a vintage German luggage tag. This one incorporates vintage French documents and a page from a vintage book.

tag 21

Sunday, April 7, 2019

Collage Tag Challenge

I purchased some 1940's German paper luggage tags from Etsy shop Betty Was A Bombshell and one is the base for this tag. It's got an unusual shape at the top and is a nice kraft paper. I used some numbers from a bingo game, a Chinese ticket and another coffee filter.

Tag 20

Saturday, March 30, 2019

Collage Tag Challenge

I did 4 new tags, all using my little coffee filters. The filters get really nice patterns from the coffee (they smell good too!) and the transparency is nice for layering.

Tag 16
Tag 17
Tag 18
Tag 19


Sunday, March 24, 2019

Flea Market Finds

I went to the flea market and what did I see....

Vintage record albums for adults


this one I purchased

and children



Chippy wood toys

skittles
baby rattle 
Dala horse
items with color



and a vintage  bag by Enid Collins (?)



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