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Monday, January 21, 2013

Valentine's Tag and Stick Pin Swap!

I just had the most fun creating Valentine's tags and stick pins!  I love, love, love vintage Valentine's images, so I quickly decided that vintage was the theme for my tags.   I am involved in a tag swap on youtube at an amazingly talented and sweet crafter's channel.  She's Mel and her channel can be found here.  The swap is for Valentine's tags and stick pins.  We are required to make tags for all 10 ladies in our group and 3 stick pins each.  I had never made stick pins before...ever, so I watched a couple tutorials on youtube and decided to give it a whirl.  I was lucky, because I had some Heidi Grace stick pins that a friend got me for my bridal shower 6 years ago and they had tiny hearts at the top!  I just added some cute beads to them using glossy accents and soon enough, I had a handmade stick pin!  For the tags, I created a library pocket out of deep, red cardstock and used large shipping tags from Michaels for the base of the tags.  I covered each one with American Crafts paper and also used some of the K&Company paper for the pockets.  I set a wide red, chocolate or coral eyelet in each tag and tied heart ribbon from American Crafts and multi-colored fibers (from my sister, Bri) from each tag.  Here are some pictures of my creations!!

1 comment:

  1. I love all of your happy pretty creations. This world can sure use a lot more joy spread around. Thanks for sharing your lovely talents with us all.