Simple Ideas For Creating Scrapbooking Tags

Scrapbooking tags have long been a wonderful way to add unique notes to a page in a way that creates new life and interaction to the layout.

They also are a very cheap scrapbooking technique that can be a no-brainer to make. In this article we’ll be taking a look at a few easy methods to create tags, what to write on the tags, and a few different locations to put them on your page.

Making Tags

Tags are more often not much more than a petit rectangular piece of card, with a ribbon attached, and that is all yours can be be too.

But, if you want to spruce them up just a bit more you can do that also. For a nicer looking border, cut out a section of card that’s the same shape and a little bit bigger than the tag itself and attach it to the back of the tag using double sided tape. You may also add small embellishments like buttons, stickers, charms and other nick nacks to personalise them further.

Writing on Tags

Typically the content that gets written on tags are short notes about the photographs, such as what’s going on or what occurred before/during/after the event, and occasionally they’re yet another place to add a page title. Nevertheless, they are a great and thrifty way to liven up a page

Placing Tags on the Page

There are three common places that I love to add tags to a layout.

  1. Behind photographs are quite a neat place to place tags. If the photograph is only mounted to the page from the corners you can simply slide the tag underneath leaving ribbon or tassel exposed.
  2. You may also make the tag itself a feature of the page by making a special place for it. For example, the string on the tag could be attached to the page with a brass fastener or looped around a sewn on button and left to dangle.
  3. Eventually you could create a special pocket on the page and tidily place the tags into the pocket.

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