With the Summer season coming to a quick end here in Canada, I was inspired to use my Suzi stamp from Julie Nutting to create this pretty tag.
The papers I used were from the Prima Havana Collection. They were all left over from the fabulous June Monthly Kit.
Here is my finished tag:
Here is how I created it...
I began by stamping the image on a piece of Julie Nutting paper that I had in my stash. Then I stamped it on various pieces of the Havana papers, as shown in the photo below. Then I fussy cut all the pieces, and inked them with Vintage Photo Distress Ink.
Using a glue pen, I adhered all the clothing pieces to the doll.
To create the tag base, I began with a piece of 4 1/4" x 8 1/4" Kraft Cardstock. I angle cut the corners. I cut a strip of the pink wood grain paper for the bottom of the tag, to represent the boardwalk. Then I cut a piece of my favorite paper to cover the rest of the tag. All the edges were ink distressed with the Vintage Photo ink.
I punched a hole in the top center, and inserted an extra-large eyelet. Through the eyelet I inserted a double loop of pale green seam binding from my stash. I adhered the doll to the tag using foam tape.
I stamped out the sentiment, included with the stamp set, and matted it with the pink woodgrain paper. I added the pretty green bow from the Ephemera pack. I adhered it to the tag with foam tape.
Finally, I added Diamond Stickles to the bows, the shoes, the headband and flower, and the ruffles.
Here's a closer look at the sparkly shoes:
Here you can see the lovely dimension and sparkle of the tag:
Here's one final look at the finished tag:
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