Monday 5 August 2013

A project from Trace

Trace, of inkypinkycraft  is one of our talented permanent designers on our challenge site. Today she is kindly sharing one of her fabulous projects with us here, it's a gift tag gift card holder - so over to Trace...

 I have been playing with the tag die and also the fab and very versatile ATC die. This make is a gift tag , that has a pocket on the back to take a gift card, made using the ATC. These are great for all occasions and can easily be added to a parcel or the neck of a bottle.

I coloured the tag front and back using the fab distress paints, these can be splodged onto a craft sheet and then spritzed. drag the tag through then dry with a heat tool. Once dry these can be re-wet but do not react with the water...meaning you can layer distress inks and re wet to your hearts content!

The image itself is from the fab Time Travellers set drawn by The talented Brett  Weldele. I stamped in black archival ink and then used a waterbrush to add colour using distress ink from my craft sheet.

On the back of the tag I coloured a mini envelope and then die cut two ATC's which I coloured and glued back to back.

This make was made for a special thank you to my son's teacher and contained a voucher code on the gift card. These are easy to make to suit any taste or style and a nice way to give a gift card, you could even include a pre-bought gift card in the pocket.

Hope you like the make, have a fun and inky day! 
Trace  x


  1. Beautifully made and a fabulous idea Trace.
    Hugs Brenda xox

  2. Morning Trace, WOW !! my favourite Time Traveller stamp and this gorgeous tag is stunning, and what a fabulous gift on the back, really great idea.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

  3. Great tag Trace. Love that you have used the back for a little secret ATC. Fab idea. Hugs, Jenny x

  4. The front is amazing Trace and what a treat to find a gift card on the back, such a clever idea and done with your usual style! Hugs, Anne x

  5. Both the back and the front look fantastic Trace, I love projects like this! Great make and I bet the teacher loved it!!

  6. Another terrific tag, Trace - great idea to incorporate the gift pocket, and the ATC with the hand pointing at the Thank You is so sweet!
    Alison x

  7. So cool! The teach will love it!

  8. The stamp is still great and the designs are beautiful! Think I like the second one the best... Hugs, Gerrina

  9. I like this idea a lot Trace - you have always made wonderful tags! You sure gave me some ideas for Christmas.