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Giant Gift tag with Emerald Creek

Hello!  I have a giant tag for you today.  You can put this on any gift or, use it on your tree or really anywhere as a great Christmas decoration.
Here are the items you need:
Tag Substrate - Here I cut out my own giant tag (approx. 6 x 8 inches) You can use any tag you like
Paper - I used a variety of papers from my stash
Collage Images - AP2045 Lovely Winter Blue Girls
Embossing Powder - I used Emerald Creek Neon blue and Aurora Borealis
Music sheet or vintage text 
I chose the Lovely Winter Blue Girls Collage sheet because I like Christmas colors other than red and green. These were great to use and they have text you can use as well.
I tore up several complimentary colors of papers. I did not use any strong seasonal prints here because I wanted the collage image and the stamped images to stand out.
I adhere them to the tag in a random pattern and continue until the surface is almost covered. I like to leave a little of the tag color peaking through.
I tear a bit off of a music sheet (you could also use vintage text) just to give the tag another visual element. I would not use too much of this paper or your tag will be super busy.
I cut out my chosen collage image and text and paste on top.
Now it's time to use my stamps and embossing powder. I know the Neon blue is a bit bright but I like that it is still in the blue family and because it's so bright, you can read the text on the colorful tag.
I didn't take a picture of the next step but you can see it in the finished photo.  I used a flourish stamp, ink and the Aurora Borealis green embossing powder to decorate in a strip on either side of the image. I used bright blue acrylic paint on the edges of the tag to frame it all.

I decided to decorate the back as well with a cute stamp and the same green embossing powder as on the front.
Thanks for looking!  
Now to find a giftie to put this awesome tag on!
Jen R


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