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Friday 29 May 2020

May Tag Friday

Hello and welcome to one of our favourite posts of the month. We all love a Tag Friday - a chance to create with no boundaries and the perfect opportunity to have fun experimenting and playing with new ideas or techniques.

I am sure you will love the line up today and find something that inspires you.


I love Tag Friday.  No rules other than to use a tag and follow your heart.  In this case, my heart was ahead of the game.  I created this background a whole week before the new Distress colour was revealed - I guess I was tuning in to something in the air!  Do come and visit Words and Pictures to see more.

I have been experimenting with fabric and tissue paper and love the final result. If you would like to find out more about this technique and how the tag came together, then do please join me over on my blog.

A Strange And Wonderful Place Tag - Deb Riddell

For May's Tag Friday I started with a gel plate printed tag that took me on somewhat of an unexpected journey!  Pop on over to my blog for a quick tutorial, hope to see you there!

I am going through a bright phase! My tag was inspired by a recent online workshop I did with Dina Wakley and uses PaperArtsy stamps. Do pop over to Addicted to Art for more details.

For May's Tag Friday I decided to make a tag with the Infusion Color Stains from PaperArtsy and new and old stuff by Tim Holtz! You'll find all the details on my blog post here.

My tag for this month is a quick and simple one that will be part of a larger project in the future. As usual, there are a few more photos on my blog.

This month I'm really obsessed with Speckled Egg, the new Distress Color!! I love it so much so I used it for my tag! I created a super classic tag mixing old e new supplies! Check out my Blog, Yayascrap & more for the whole tutorial!

I decided to revisit some of the techniques within Tim Holtz Compendium of Curiosities
Volume 11. Please pop over to my blog HERE for more details xx

We love it when you join in! So please do link up with us and share any tags you have made this month, or will make before the linky closes next Thursday evening. You might be chosen as a Pinworthy to be pinned to our special Pinterest Board.

 We also look forward to catching up with you all next Friday for a new challenge.

Have fun and a great "crafting" weekend!

Jennie and the Creative Guides x

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  1. Fabulous Tag Creativity from everyone.Love them all.
    All pinned to our Tag Friday board .

    have a lovely weekend everyone
    A x

  2. Gorgeous tags one and all, can't wait to hop around for a closer look! Deb xo

  3. Amazing tags. Love them all.
    Ann xx

  4. A stunning set of tags ladies, you always inspire! Anne xx

  5. Loving all those fabulous tags and its been lovely hopping around visiting over the last two days xx Lots of inspiration as always xx
    Take care and stay safe everyone xx

  6. Fabulous collection of tags, all so unique and with tons of inspiraiton, thank you x.

  7. A beautiful collection of tags from everyone! X

  8. What wonderful tags - I will enjoy trying out so many techniques featured on them!