As a child, my favorite game on the playground at school was tag. My friends and I couldn’t get enough. Well, some things never change. However, rather than run after pals, I can’t get enough of crafting with tags—shipping tags, to be exact. I buy them in boxes of 500. Yes, 500! And I use them for just about everything.
Here are just a few of my recent tag creations:
Nothing like a cute stamp and some ink to dress up a basic tag.
I had fun painting different sentiments on this tag batch.
To see more of my tag creations, I invite you to watch a recent television segment I did for Studio 5 (local show), featuring a few tag techniques.
It looks like I’m not the only one who is taken with tags. Right now, this motif is popping up all over the place. Here are just a few of the terrific tags on the scene right now.
Thank You Tags stamp set and Tag, You’re It dies by Lawn Fawn
Hall Pass Mini Messages Tags & Prompts by Webster’s Pages
Amy Tangerine Layered Tags by American Crafts
Gramercy Road Die Cut Tags by Gossamer Blue
Soup Staples Kraft Tags by Jillibean Soup
Home + Made Bags & Tags by Pebbles
Free Printable Gift Tags by Anna and Blue Paperie
Check out these impressive, tricked out tags.
Letters of Love mini album by Els Brige for BasicGrey
This album may have been made in 2012, but it goes to show that tags serve as a timeless design element to incorporate. The layers and detail added to this design are amazing. Make sure you check out the BasicGrey blog for many more looks at this sweet book.
With Sympathy card by Lindsay Amrhein
The tag background on this card adds an interesting and special touch to an already lovely design.
Cross-stitched Tags by About the Nice Things
This is so simple, yet so stylish!
Tag, YOU’RE it! What would you do with tags? What have you already done? I’d love to see what you’re up to creatively—you know, play a game of playground chase, but in the creative sense. So I invite you to tag me here by leaving a link to your designs that I can chase.
Here’s to plenty of fun and games this week!