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Designed by Gail Green


  • Impression Obsession: E7743 Tree1 and E7758 Silhouette Rushes
  • ColorBox® Premium Dye Inkpads by Stephanie Barnard: Banana, Guava, Tangerine, Grape
  • ColorBox® Archival Dye Inkpad: Wicked Black
  • ColorBox® Mix’d Media Inx® by Donna Salazar: Jasmine
  • ColorBox® Color Blender
  • ColorMates® Textured Cardstock: Cascata Black
  • Beacon Adhesive® Zip Dry
  • Manila tag
  • Small paint brush (round, natural)
  • Clean water in container
  • Small fine-tip scissors
  • Rag or paper towel
  • Single hole punch


  1. Trim black cardstock to dimensions ½” longer and wider than your manila tag. Ink the Tree 1 stamp with Mix’d Media Inx® Jasmine, stamp on black card stock. Re-ink and stamp again, continue stamping using the off-the-edge and overlapping imprints techniques. Set aside to dry.
  2. Ink the Rushes stamp with ColorBox® Archival Dye Wicked Black and stamp across bottom edge of tag.
  3. Using Direct to Paper technique, apply Banana, Guava, Tangerine and Grape onto different sections of the tag. Blend the colors slightly with Color Blender.
  4. Dip paintbrush in water; carefully tap a few drops of water onto the tag, allowing color to bleed until water spots appear. Lightly dab with paper towel. Add additional drops if desired and blot. Dry completely with heat tool.
  5. Attach tag to stamped black card stock as shown. Trim corners on stamped black card stock to match shape of tag. Punch hole and insert string or ribbon.  Tie as desired. 

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