Tuesday 26 March 2013

Tag created using distressing, stamping and embossing techniques

 Hi Friends

I am here today with my creation for the month and a detailed tutorial on the same.

Continuing the theme for the month – Stamping and Distressing, I have used various techniques of both of these to create a Gift Tag.

I would be dividing my tutorial in 3 parts – (a) Background, (b) Stamping and (c) Embellishing

Background : First I took a plain card stock and used distress ink to create hues of color across the tag (used Tim Holtz Ranger Distress Ink-- squeezed lemonade, mustard seed, spiced marmalade, broken china, peeled paint) using distress tool for blending inks. The colored tag is then de-embossed to create a nice embossed effect.( Spellbinders-M-bossilities folder- Graden Delight ) using Big Shot Machine

Stamping : The Tag is then stamped with inkadinkado stamp using a contrasting and darker color ink. The stamp would thence also highlight the embossing while also giving a nice chic look to the Tag background.

Embellishing : For finalization of tag design, mulberry flowers are pasted around the main message board which is “Heartfelt Wishes” in this case. Some additional embellishment like a key, hang ribbon etc. can be used as per your design compatibility.

For more information on this creation and any query, please feel free to ask.

For complete range of distress ink, embossing folder and stamps, you may visit

And don't forget to participate at this month Challenge "Stamping" and the winner will receive an awesome stamping package.. Hero Arts Mid-tone Stone Wash Ink Pad and Lawn Fawn Be Mine Stamp Set.
So Grab this amazing pack !!!

Happy Crafting


  1. awesome tutorial and technique. Thanks a lot for sharing! :)

  2. What a fab tutorial ..I just loved your tag its so beautiful :) ...Thanks for sharing !!

  3. wow shalini ....the tag has come out ultimate.....what a beautiful final result with such and explained tute......

    Will copy this soon :p :P

  5. U really make it look so easy ...TFS

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