stamped tag art Yesterday I showed a Valentine card made at Scrap Art’s big make and take evening on Friday. Today I’m showing you an elegant example of stamped tag art that we made during the event.

The project used a tag (possibly cut with a die cut machine) and a square of card stock for embellishment.

First, we used a crafting sponge to lightly smear both the tag and the square with blue pigment ink. I expect a makeup sponge would work just as well.

We used a special technique for smearing the undercoat. First, we dipped our sponge lightly in the pigment ink, then applied it lightly to the tag and the card stock. We then moved the sponge in swirls, applying more pressure as time went on.

When the tag and card stock were colored blue, we used an acrylic stamp and the same pigment ink to stamp a swirl along the edge of the tag. We used a circular stamp to stamp along the edge of the square, and then used a “wishes” stamp on the square as well.  We attached the square to the tag as shown in the picture.

A piece of blue ribbon completed the project.

I am particularly fond of this piece of stamped tag art. I love monotone color schemes for starters, and this one seems particularly stylish and elegant.

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