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October Project of the Month: Treat Tag

I have been using the Sheltering Tree stamp set a lot lately and I thought it could make a great elemental component for a Halloween tag!  And was I right!!  Look at how this stamp set surprisingly became the focal point for this super quick and easy tag idea---perfect for stamping out and creating many multiples!

The other thing I was super excited to do was reuse my stamp set that came in my September Paper Pumpkin Kit!  The little bat stamp that was included was just perfect to use to finalize this spooky scene!  If you haven't become a Paper Pumpkin Subscriber, you may want to rethink it!  For just $20 a month you get a full all-inclusive kit (including a stamp set!) delivered straight to your door!  Even when the project is completed, you can still reuse your stamp set that comes in your kit, like I did here!  Click Here to learn more about Paper Pumpkin!

OK, so this tag was really simple to make here's how:

Supply List:

Paper Dimensions:
  • Whisper White Cardstock - 2" x 4"
  • Use the Scalloped Tag Topper Punch to punch the top of your tag.
  • Ink up the tree from the Sheltering Tree Stamp Set and stamp it onto your tag.
    • Helpful Hint: Be sure to use a piece of scrap paper or even the Grid Paper under your tag so you don't get the ink from the stamp on your workstation!  The tree shape is meant to be partially stamped onto the tag!
  • I then stamped a couple bats from the September Paper Pumpkin Kit up above the tree branches and then one more time on a separate scrap piece of Whisper White Cardstock.
  • I used my paper snips to trim out the bat and used a Mini Stampin' Dimensional to adhere it "in front" of the tree.
  • Finally, I used the Happy Halloween sentiment from the Cauldron Bubble Stamp Set---but of course, you could use whatever sentiment you'd like or have.  You can even use a sentiment from the September Paper Pumpkin Kit stamp set, too!  I stamped it in Smoky Slate Classic Stampin' Ink on a scrap piece of paper and used Mini Stampin' Dimensionals to pop it up at the bottom (I actually was trying to fix a creative opportunity from my initial attempt at stamping directly onto the tag and getting my sentiment all wonky...)
This tag took me less than two minutes to complete!  I think it'll be a lot of fun to stamp out a number of these for Halloween goodies!  What do you think?


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