Sunday, January 20, 2019

Tag Collage Challenge -Tag 6

I used bits from my Scrap Box for Tag 6. Olive green and shades of blue, with a green striped string.

Tag 6

Thursday, January 17, 2019

Collecting

I used to make tiny note pads from vintage playing cards and sendup with a small collection of ones that I liked too much to use. Here are a few of them.


Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Tag Collage Challenge -Tags 4 and 5

Got busy this past weekend and collaged 2 tags.

Tag number 4 uses hand made papers, a vintage document and a coffee filter that I stamped. (The coffee filter is a tiny one that fits a Keurig machine. The filter is the shape of the basket and has a round top which I tear off. Perfect for collaging!)

tag number 4

Tag number 5 uses some hand made marbled paper, a vintage document and a postage stamp.

tag number 5

Saturday, January 12, 2019

Tag Collage Challenge -Tag 3


For tag number 3, I used vintage music, an antique document and a piece of a cigar label. I added a bit of gold paper and some rubber stamping in gold.

Tag 3

Sunday, January 6, 2019

Tag Collage Challenge -Tag 2

My second tag uses part of a vintage Austrian postcard, Japanese wash paper and a rubber stamp.


Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Tag Collage Challenge -Tag 1

Here is the first collage of 2019.

Vintage document, handmade papers, rubber stamps. The eye is from a Swedish matchbox label.

Tag 1 of 100. 99 more to go....

Tuesday, January 1, 2019

New Year, New Challenge

Time for a new collage challenge. This year, it's the "100 Tag" challenge.

I purchased a box of 100 shipping tags, made by Avery. (Avery Manilla "G" Shipping tags 4.75 length x 2.37 width). Now I have to say, I used to buy these all the time and a box of 100 tags cost me less than $5. I believe these are a discontinued item (not available on the on the Avery site) so they were hard to find. I was only able to find boxes of a thousand tags and that's a lot of tags! I purchased this 100 pack on Ebay for about $13. For some reason, on Amazon some vendors are charging over $300 for the same item... so shop around, 100 packs can still be found. Also, I like the ones that come with string, not the wires which I purchased by mistake (item number 11005 has the string, 11011 has the wire).

Stay tuned for the first collage!

Avery Manila Shipping Tags
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