Daily Archives: December 3, 2009



It’s the time of the season for giving. I’m crazy busy trying to finish off  my shopping list. I have a lot of people to buy for. I haven’t started wrapping yet but that is on the agenda this weekend. Which got me thinking about creating some tags for those special gifts. I’d love to have you play along with today’s Ways to Use Tags challenge. You can check it out here.

I’ve been enjoying following along with the 12 Tags of Christmas at Tim Holtz and the CLASSroom over the past few days.  There are some super fabulous techniques and inspired me to get inky for my No Peeking Tag.

 No Peeking Tag


This tag is super easy to create. I simply sponged on Distress ink on the tag and then flicked it with some water droplets. The tag was quick to dry with my heat gun and then I stamped my Night Before Christmas stamps randomly over the surface. I created the fun clear tag by layering a clear epoxy merry christmas sticker over a clear Fragment tag. To make it stand out, I lightly pressed the back of the fragment ink my white opaque Stazon pad to get a light sprinkling of “snow”.

Quick Tip: I use a Ranger Non-stick Craft sheet over my work surface for  inky projects to make cleanup easy.

Supply List:
Stamps: Night Before Christmas stamp set (The Rummage Bin line) by CHF
Paper: avery Tag
Ink: Worn Lipstick & Peeled Paint Distress Inks by Ranger, Black Archival ink by Ranger, White Stazon ink by Tsukineko
Other: twine, Fragments tag by Advantus, Grungeboard snowflake by Ranger, ric rac by Creative Impressions, Tim Holtz Mini Attacher, clear epoxy merry christmas sticker by Making Memories

Have a wonderful day!