Remember the Now Tag – I find it so easy to design using tags because they're so manageable – spacewise. This is an oversized tag and I really enjoyed using it. I found them at the Funky Junkie Boutique (Use the coupon code stockup4summer (from 5/16-5/22) and get an extra 10% off) and they were wrapped in corrugated paper for shipping which was almost better than the tags themselves! LOL Not to let anything go to waste, I used it under the greeting with Embossing Paste. The Challenge was to create a project with mostly left-overs. The Tag was new but the embellishments have been hanging around for quite a while. haha
I started with Distress Stains – Antique Linen, Gathered Twigs and Vintage Photo. Swiped some on my Craft Sheet, spritzed with water and swiped the tag through it.
That created the beginning of a background.
I added some inks (same colors but in Distress INKS).
Next, I used Vintage Photo Distress Ink over the TH Crocodile Stencil. How much do you love that!
I inked the Corrugated Paper with Vintage Photo Distress Ink and inked the script from Random Quotes in Archival Black Ink and stamped it as a background. The edges of the tag were inked with Walnut Stain Distress Ink.
I used Dreamweaver's Gold Embossing Paste over the piece of Corrugated Paper and allowed to dry. "Remember the Now" from TH Random Quotes was Stamped in Stampin' Up! Chocolate Chip Ink and embossed with Clear Embossing Powder and a Heat Tool. The edges were inked with Walnut Stain Distress Ink.
I inked over the Gold Embossing Paste with Vintage Photo Distress Ink and attached the sentiment on top. It was adhered to the tag with Stampin' Dimensionals.
This Memory Key has been in my stash for a loooooong time! It's beautiful but too big for most of my projects so I have a few of them left over from the Idea-ology Keys. I knew it would work with the oversized tag. I attached it to the ribbon with an Idea-ology piece that I also love but never know quite what to do with!
I die cut one of Tim's Cameras from Basic Black Cardstock and colored a couple of parts with a Silver Marker. It was attached to the tag using Stampin' Dimensionals. The lens actually pops forward if you put a couple extra Stampin' Dimensionals underneath it.
You can see a piece of Film Strip underneath the camera. I always have strips of that cut on my desk because I usually attempt to put it on everything and then realize I put it on everything. LOL. The Crinkle Ribbon was dyed using the same color Distress Stains.
This photo was taken of the tag before I added the Die Cut Camera. I wasn't sure if it was "over the top" with the die cut. You can see the Camera Stamp from the Mini Blueprints Stamp Set. I loved that stamp set when I bought it but I find that I rarely use it. I finished the tag with an Ideal-ology Corner.
Which do you like better? With the Camera Die Cut or without?
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