2020 Topic 19: Words Of Wisdom
A terrific trio of wise tags from Etsuko tonight. It's amazing how much design you can pack into a small space and despite having a unified theme, they are still all really unique and lovely.
Hi everyone, it's Etsuko My favorite things with you today, and I'd like to share with you 'Happiness and Friendship' tags using fabulous Courtney's stamps and Alison's quotes.
Since this fortnight being the 'words of wisdom' theme, I simply wanted to make three tags with a different design for each.
First I pasted old book pages with matte gel and when dried, painted with white gesso on the whole tags surface, (I used two tags with book paper.)
This is how I made the tag's background; the two tags on the left I used Grunge Paste by stencils then after dried to painted with Fresco paints Bougainvillea and Yellow Submarine. Also I used ECF04 crackle stamp by Watering Can Archival. To on the left tag tearing off the washi tapes and stuck it on the edges. Smeared Grunge Paste in places, dried it a little and then stamped it with ECF04.
I painted the two tags on the right with Heavy White Gesso in places.
Finally I attached these materials to each tag and added Smoothy heavyweight white card and cardstock from the back and tied a ribbons or string to complete the project.
Just looked at each tag one by one. This pink tag is Alison's quote stamp EAB10 'Friendship' author is Plautus.
This is Alison's quote stamp EAB14, the 'Happiness' author is Mahatma Gandhi.
This is Alison's quote stamp EAB14, the 'Friendship' author is Walt Whitman.
Get closer to these tags!!
Making tags has been always fun and reminds me of when I started paper crafting. Courtney's stamps can be used as focal points and backgrounds, and the fresh designs are fun to work with and evoke new imagery. It was fabulous collaborating with Alison's quotes which I love.
Thank you so much for visiting.