Can’t Resist this Tag by: Deidre Payne!

Get ready to get totally inky! I’m back for my second post as Guest Designer for Precious Remembrance Shop’s new release of the Happy Art Stamp Set…and the gift tag I made using these super artsy stamps…WOWSERS!!

The stamp set, in case you’ve missed it:

My gift tag!

What a way to give a gift! And it really was easy to make… thanks to that magical technique called “resist” 🙂 To make this tag:

  1. Pick several colors of inks/stains/sprays and cover a tag with them. I used Distress Stains in Mustard Seed, Picked Raspberry, Peacock Feathers, Festive Berries, Peeled Paint, and Ripe Persimmon.
  2. Make sure your tag is totally dry…no really, TOTALLY dry for this next step.
  3. Stamp your design using clear Versamark ink and heat emboss with detail/superfine clear embossing powder. You’ll have to tilt the tag in the light to see the shiny areas so you know you like the design.
  4. Next comes the magic…take an ink blending tool or sponge dauber and cover the entire tag with black ink…seriously lol 🙂 I used Black Soot Distress Ink. The embossed areas will resist the ink leaving these super amazing stamped images!
  5. Carefully clean off the embossed areas with a baby wipe for super bright colors.
  6. Stamp and heat emboss “yay!” on vellum with gold embossing powder and fussy cut. Adhere to tag.

Amazeballs right?! Totally worth getting my hands covered in ink!

xoxo Deidre



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  1. Deidre, I LOVE this technique with the black soot color! Your colors are so vibrant! LOVE the gold embossed yay! too! Super FAB tag!

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