A few merry tags

Hi everyone, Mou here with some cheerful holiday tags.

Sizzix Die Cutting Tutorial | Holiday Tags by Mou SahaSizzix Die Cutting Tutorial | Holiday Tags by Mou Saha

I love the small surfaces of tags. Decking them up is fun. Use them as decoration or with gifts, put them on a card or scrapbook page, tags are mini pieces of art. With so many beautiful Holidays dies from Sizzix, creating cute tags is easy. Let me show you how I made these five tags.

Here are the steps:

Sizzix Die Cutting Tutorial | Holiday Tags by Mou Saha

Die cut tags and embellishment pieces using the Sizzix Big Shot Machine, accessories and listed dies. Die cut the ice skate twice.

Sizzix Die Cutting Tutorial | Holiday Tags by Mou Saha

Sizzix Die Cutting Tutorial | Holiday Tags by Mou Saha

Cut up a holiday themed paper into random pieces and cover the tags.

Sizzix Die Cutting Tutorial | Holiday Tags by Mou Saha

Stitch the tags here and there. Punch holes at the top where it got covered by the patterned papers. Ink the tags a bit with Barn Door Distress Ink pad and blending tool.

Sizzix Die Cutting Tutorial | Holiday Tags by Mou Saha

Cut cream cardstock into a 5.5" x 4.25" piece to fit inside the Cross Stitch embossing folder. Emboss the piece and ink it with Barn Door Distress Ink and blending tool.

Sizzix Die Cutting Tutorial | Holiday Tags by Mou Saha

Ink up all the other diecut pieces as well. Flick water on them with paint brush for the Distress inks to react. Add details to the inked die cut Mini Toy Soldier and Mini Cardinal with pens and color pencils. Lace the skates with thread. Cut the embossed Cross Stitch piece into strips to use as sentiments.

Sizzix Die Cutting Tutorial | Holiday Tags by Mou Saha

Sizzix Die Cutting Tutorial | Holiday Tags by Mou Saha

Arrange the die cuts and embossed pieces on the tags as shown. Attach some pieces with foam tape. Stitch with sewing machine as well as by hand to add details. Paint some dots on each tag with gold acrylic paint and outline them with white pen. Finally, thread each tag some mint and white baker's twine to finish.

Hope you enjoyed today’s tutorial and would create with Sizzix dies this Christmas. Thanks for stopping by!

Mou

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Cardstock: white, cream | Patterned Paper:  7 Gypsies | Ink: Tim Holtz  Distress Ink pads- Barn Door, Fired Brick, Broken China, Peeled Paint, Brushed Corduroy, and Black Soot | Tools: Ink blending tools, Black and white pens, thread, needle, sewing machine, baker's twine, hole punch, adhesive, gold acrylic paint, paint brush, water, color pencils, straight edge scissors

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