In the Forums

Register

Today's Posts

Search


Get the Weekly
Inkling
newsletter





Previous Issues

Get Social

Splitcoaststampers on InstagramLike Splitcoaststampers on FacebookFollow Splitcoaststampers on TwitterPit Splitcoaststampers on Pinterest

Sponsored Ads


 
Splitcoaststampers.com - the world's #1 papercrafting community
You're currently viewing Splitcoaststampers as a GUEST. We pride ourselves on being great hosts, but guests have limited access to some of our incredible artwork, our lively forums and other super cool features of the site! You can join our incredible papercrafting community at NO COST. So what are you waiting for?

Join the party at Splitcoaststampers today!

Like Tree12Likes
  • 4 Post By gregzgurl
  • 2 Post By JBgreendawn
  • 1 Post By winnieu
  • 4 Post By KoffeeKat
  • 1 Post By missiowa81
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 04-21-2013, 07:34 PM   #1
Embossing Fanatic
 
crrimal's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Posts: 67
Question Uses for tags?

I'm wondering what you guys use your finished tags on. I'm talking the bigger tags like Tim Holtz does. I've thought about using them on scrapbook pages, but I'm not sure how to incorporate them. They are little works of art and I really want to use them on something. I'd really appreciate any ideas!


Christi
crrimal is offline  
Tweet this Post! Share on Facebook Reddit!! Pin on Pinterest! Share on Google+!
Reply With Quote
Old 04-21-2013, 09:03 PM   #2
Matboard Maniac
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Posts: 230
Default

I buy plain or colored Kraft bags for gifts and will attach a large tag to the bag for the decoration. I usually write the to, from underneath the tag on the bag so the recipient can use the tag again if she wants to.
__________________
www.mommygoneawry.blogspot.com
amratliff is online now  
Tweet this Post! Share on Facebook Reddit!! Pin on Pinterest! Share on Google+!
Reply With Quote
Old 04-22-2013, 07:20 AM   #3
Watercolor Wizard
 
gregzgurl's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Las Vegas, baby!
Posts: 8,153
Default

One blogger I was following for a while did a montage of all of her tags on a wall in her scrap room - decoration and inspiration in one! I've considered doing a grouping of clipboards (several different sizes) on a wall in my room, so I could swap out different "art" pieces as desired. They'd also make a great banner if you strung them all together with ribbon or twine.
__________________
~ Sue
Within you there is a solitude and peace to which you can retreat at any time and be yourself...


gregzgurl is online now  
Tweet this Post! Share on Facebook Reddit!! Pin on Pinterest! Share on Google+!
Reply With Quote
Old 04-22-2013, 09:53 AM   #4
Splitcoast Dirty Dozen
Bionic ChatboxChick
 
JBgreendawn's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: So. Oregon
Posts: 67,412
Default

I've seen them inside old sewing machine drawers like a lumpy mini album if you will where you can just flip through them and pick them up one at a time if you wanted.
( I'm not into dusting however) so, I tie them on packages and make new ones...
__________________
~Stacy
My Blog
JBgreendawn is online now  
Tweet this Post! Share on Facebook Reddit!! Pin on Pinterest! Share on Google+!
Teachybaby and Sherri B like this post.
Reply With Quote
Old 04-22-2013, 12:26 PM   #5
Insane Embellisher
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Posts: 3,486
Default tags

I put them on gift packages for people, on cards, for decoration on boxes, clipboards etc. I make tags with pictures of family members for people that I tailor to the person who may not be with us anymore (made one for each of my in-laws of their mom when she passed for instance with her wedding pic and stuff unique to her..) They can go in shadowboxes too.
__________________
Winnie
http://www.winniesinkyfingers.com
winnieu is offline  
Tweet this Post! Share on Facebook Reddit!! Pin on Pinterest! Share on Google+!
stampin(mypassion) likes this post.
Reply With Quote
Old 04-23-2013, 10:07 AM   #6
Mad Swapper
 
ellesart's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: Virginia
Posts: 1,658
Default

I have made little tag journals using an embellished tag for the cover and a plain tag on the back. Then I cut several blank tag shaped cardstock pages and tie them all together through the holes at the top. You can decorate the cardstock pages or not - your choice. They are really cute and the small size fits in a purse.
ellesart is offline  
Tweet this Post! Share on Facebook Reddit!! Pin on Pinterest! Share on Google+!
Reply With Quote
Old 04-23-2013, 02:40 PM   #7
Crimping Master
 
KoffeeKat's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Posts: 1,098
Default

You might like what Theresa has done. 12 Tags of 2012 ? Framed | Misty's Mess
__________________
There is no such thing as lack of sleep, only caffeine deficiency.
KoffeeKat is offline  
Tweet this Post! Share on Facebook Reddit!! Pin on Pinterest! Share on Google+!
Reply With Quote
Old 04-23-2013, 07:57 PM   #8
Embossing Fanatic
 
crrimal's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Posts: 67
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by KoffeeKat View Post
You might like what Theresa has done. 12 Tags of 2012 ? Framed | Misty's Mess
I like how this was done! Love the tags as well! I really don't want to use mine on gifts as the people I give presents to will only throw them away (with the exception of my own children and hubby).

Christi
crrimal is offline  
Tweet this Post! Share on Facebook Reddit!! Pin on Pinterest! Share on Google+!
Reply With Quote
Old 04-23-2013, 07:58 PM   #9
Embossing Fanatic
 
crrimal's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Posts: 67
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by ellesart View Post
I have made little tag journals using an embellished tag for the cover and a plain tag on the back. Then I cut several blank tag shaped cardstock pages and tie them all together through the holes at the top. You can decorate the cardstock pages or not - your choice. They are really cute and the small size fits in a purse.
Do you have a picture of this? Sounds like something I'd like to try, but can't quite wrap my tired mind totally around it.

Christi
crrimal is offline  
Tweet this Post! Share on Facebook Reddit!! Pin on Pinterest! Share on Google+!
Reply With Quote
Old 04-24-2013, 05:13 AM   #10
Embossing Fanatic
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Posts: 60
Default

I've often wondered how many recipients of the beautifully done tags and cards actually keep them. I like the tag book idea.
__________________
www.craftyjournal.com
Swedie is offline  
Tweet this Post! Share on Facebook Reddit!! Pin on Pinterest! Share on Google+!
Reply With Quote
Old 04-24-2013, 07:59 PM   #11
Splitcoast Challenge Hostess
 
Misstreez's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Queensland, Australia
Posts: 7,134
Default

Thanks KoffeeKat for sharing my link here.

I give tags like I would give a card. I tie two together thru the hole and write on the back tag. Or I just write on the back if they are mass produced at Christmas time.

I like to make tags as decor/art items in their own right. Christmas themed tags look great decorating a tree. Another idea I use for display is an old bicycle wheel rim ($1). I give it a good clean, spray paint ($5) it and have it propped up in a recipe book stand or easle ($5-10). I used pretty mini bulldog clips ($3) to attach the tags to the spokes.

HTH
__________________
Theresa
Visit my blog Misty's Mess
S2S 2013 $11.60
Misstreez is online now  
Tweet this Post! Share on Facebook Reddit!! Pin on Pinterest! Share on Google+!
Reply With Quote
Old 04-25-2013, 06:07 AM   #12
Pearl-ExPert
 
tigerlily55's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Wisconsin
Posts: 2,629
Default

Couldn't they also be used as ATC's at stamping events?
__________________
Martha
Go Pack Go!
tigerlily55 is offline  
Tweet this Post! Share on Facebook Reddit!! Pin on Pinterest! Share on Google+!
Reply With Quote
Old 04-25-2013, 09:02 AM   #13
Mad Swapper
 
ellesart's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: Virginia
Posts: 1,658
Default Tag journals

Quote:
Originally Posted by crrimal View Post
I like how this was done! Love the tags as well! I really don't want to use mine on gifts as the people I give presents to will only throw them away (with the exception of my own children and hubby).

Christi
Christi,
I do not have a picture of one but here's how they are assembled -

Front and back are shipping tags (2" x 4" or similar size) decorate/embellish the front tag any way you like

Make as many insige tag pages as you want out of cardstock. Since the shipping tags have slanted corners, I use a tag corner punch to make the inside pages the same dimensions as the front and back tags. You may decorate the inside pages or leave them blank.

Tie them all together with twine, ribbon, fibers, etc. lining up the holes (you will need to punch holes through the inside pages to line up with the holes in the shipping tags). That's it. You will then have a little pocket/purse size journal.

Feel free to pm me if you need more details. I am not adept at posting pictures on SCS but will by happy to answer questions.

Ellen
ellesart is offline  
Tweet this Post! Share on Facebook Reddit!! Pin on Pinterest! Share on Google+!
Reply With Quote
Old 04-25-2013, 06:58 PM   #14
Crimping Master
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Sierra Vista, AZ
Posts: 1,217
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by KoffeeKat View Post
You might like what Theresa has done. 12 Tags of 2012 ? Framed | Misty's Mess
I love this! I usually send them just like a card---sometimes as is, other times as the focal point of a card.
jeanne3579 is online now  
Tweet this Post! Share on Facebook Reddit!! Pin on Pinterest! Share on Google+!
Reply With Quote
Old 04-26-2013, 07:30 AM   #15
Polyshrink Goddess
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: North Texas
Posts: 562
Default

I've adhered them on card fronts, tied them to gifts, bound together as booklets and made cards with pockets so the tags can be removable. I also have a small tin (think flavored coffee) that I've put some of my favs in just for me to enjoy and look at for inspiration or as a reminder of various techniques.

I also have a clear plastic pocket wall hanging thing that has tags and other stamp stuff I've made. Those I get to enjoy until they get used on a card or something. And before anyone asks the pockets are CD size and I got it forever ago on clearance so have no idea where you'd get one now sorry.
stampin stacy is offline  
Tweet this Post! Share on Facebook Reddit!! Pin on Pinterest! Share on Google+!
Reply With Quote
Old 04-26-2013, 10:50 AM   #16
Embossing Fanatic
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Posts: 73
Default

I used them one year as gift tags/Christmas cards, then they could be hung on the tree.
Kristy Tyra is offline  
Tweet this Post! Share on Facebook Reddit!! Pin on Pinterest! Share on Google+!
Reply With Quote
Old 04-26-2013, 11:29 AM   #17
Vintage Vixen
 
missiowa81's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: GPS Headquarters
Posts: 39,553
Default

If the tag doesn't have bumpy embellishments, it can be used as a bookmark. Just add a longer ribbon so it will stick out of the top of book.

If you're giving a book to someone, include a tag bookmark.
__________________
Grand Goddess of GPS of America - BCBW Chapter
missiowa81 is offline  
Tweet this Post! Share on Facebook Reddit!! Pin on Pinterest! Share on Google+!
crrimal likes this post.
Reply With Quote
Old 04-26-2013, 12:31 PM   #18
Embossing Fanatic
 
crrimal's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Posts: 67
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by ellesart View Post
Christi,
I do not have a picture of one but here's how they are assembled -

Front and back are shipping tags (2" x 4" or similar size) decorate/embellish the front tag any way you like

Make as many insige tag pages as you want out of cardstock. Since the shipping tags have slanted corners, I use a tag corner punch to make the inside pages the same dimensions as the front and back tags. You may decorate the inside pages or leave them blank.

Tie them all together with twine, ribbon, fibers, etc. lining up the holes (you will need to punch holes through the inside pages to line up with the holes in the shipping tags). That's it. You will then have a little pocket/purse size journal.

Feel free to pm me if you need more details. I am not adept at posting pictures on SCS but will by happy to answer questions.

Ellen
Thanks Ellen! I'll definitely try this!

Christi
crrimal is offline  
Tweet this Post! Share on Facebook Reddit!! Pin on Pinterest! Share on Google+!
Reply With Quote
Reply





Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off