Sunday, January 17, 2016

Handmade little journaling tags

WOW I always end up miscalculating my crafting makes.... Yesterday I decided that I wanted to do some homemade journaling tags because I really want to make some new altered book journal.  I think they are super fun to make!

So I found a bunch of quotes that I liked.  I wrote them in a word document. Then I found some new free font to use to make them because I wanted some different font and if I was going to do this I wanted to make 4 sets.  At that point I had the brilliant idea to make 2 more set of each so that I could put some in my etsy store... that's when my idea went on the crazy side I think lol.  Because each set has 10 tags... so multiply by 4 that meant already 40 tags.... multiply by 3 sets and now you have 120 tags.  YIKES it's a good thing that I didn't do the calculation before hand because I wouldn't have done them lol but I'm happy that I did so now it's all good (wasn't yesterday however because my arms were killing me)

The next step for those was to print them, dye them with coffee and bake the sheets at 350F for 5 minutes each batch.  Once that was done I die cut, distressed, etc.  which you can see in the video that I did here:
It will give you an idea of the time it took to make the sets lol because that is live time not speeded up like I usually do.

Here are the different sets that I made:
AR Berkley font



 And each set is packaged this way in my etsy store.  This one can be found here.
 Using Jean Sun Ho font:



And that set can be found here.

 The Quirlycues font



 
And this set can be found here.
 And finally the Unchange Tho font



 And that last set can be found here.
Hope this will inspire you!!!  I can't wait now to actually make my altered journals!!! 

In the meantime I'm entering the tags in the following challenges:
  1. 2 creative chicks- Anything goes
  2. cccdigi creations - Use die cuts - used 2 on this project the tag die from Quickutz and a magnolia die for the little circles.
  3. My time to craft challenge - Tag it
  4. Crafty catz weekly challenge - Word art
  5. C.R.A.F.T. - Not a card
  6. Wordart wednesday - Anything goes
I'm looking forward to hearing about you... do you do like me think your crafty project will be much faster than they really are?!?

Hugs


7 comments :

  1. Great project. Thank you for sharing with us at the C.R.A.F.T. Challenge. - Myrna DT

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  2. These are really lovely and will be fantastic additions to anyone's journals. Thank you for both sharing how they were created and all the photos. Really enjoyed looking at them. I do hope they sell for you. Thank you for joining us at My Time to Craft - your project is just perfect for our challenge. Annie xxx

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  3. Lovely tag sets! Thanks for sharing with us this fortnight. Lisa DT CCC Digi Creations

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  4. ooh my you been busy, they look fab .....thanks for playing along with us at CRAFTY CATZ x Carol

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  5. Fabulous sets of tags Vicky and love the different fonts-Thank you for joining us at CCC digi Creations
    Carol DT x

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  6. oh wow what fab tags perfect for our challenge. Thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Catz in our Word Art Challenge and good luck in the draw.
    Aunty Sue DT

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  7. How cool are these?! What a fantastic project - so well done! :)
    Thanks so much for sharing it over at 2 Creative Chicks! :)

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