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PRIMA Tag Pads make creating a joy.

We adore the Jule Nutting Prima Tag Pad.

Here are some experiments using Prima products that made me happy.  

Using the PRIMA tag pad,  Prima florals, some Splash Inks, alcohol inks, seam binding that I dyed, pen, gold ink and stamp pads.  

I will carry my Prima Tag Pad with me everywhere, so easy to create when traveling, or in a free moment.   

Since watercolor paper absorbs, I tried simply dropping ink onto the paper and watched it flow.  I think it was pretty OK.  The inks absorbed beautifully on the seam binding.  I also dropped some ink onto some of the flower stamens to make them pop.

I was 5 years old in this photo.   On this tag, I dropped ink and then used a stamp pad to color the white areas.   I used gold ink (on my finger to edge the paper).  I wrapped some gold thread from my stash too. Truth be told, I used my label maker to create the words.

For this tag, I used stamp pads and rubbed them onto the paper which gave me a nice texture effect.   It reminds me of Sunrise.  I added a few mica chips to make it shine.  And I cut out some paper for the leaves, using a marker to color them.


One of the great things about these tags, if you don't like what you get, turn it over and start fresh!
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