For my continued series on how to make tags for my granddaughter’s mini album, I offer you this tutorial on how to make Measured Layers on the tags.
One thing that was not included in this tutorial is how to hide ribbon ends on the tags so they don’t show. Wrap the ribbon around the layered feature piece before adhering it to the tag. The two white strips on the ribbon, below, will hold two additional pieces of ribbon in place.
Using regular packaging tape, or Scotch Tape, secure the ribbon tails to the back of the black card stock.
Add any other ribbon or lace you wish to over the ribbon on the front.
Then secure these tails to the back of the card stock as well with packaging tape.
The ribbon on the front of this piece will act as a pocket for anything you may wish to have inserted. A photo or a journal tag. I’ve used a Martha Stewart Butterfly Punch, one from patterned paper and one from black card stock to act as a shadow, and attached the bottom of the body and the left bottom wing to act as the tag holder for the insert.
I have created a tutorial video on making the front and back of one of the tags. Your imagination and supplies are all that is needed to create your own Measured Layered tags. I hope you enjoy this lesson in getting dramatic effects in your tag making.