The tags themselves are pretty simple, for the pinwheels I used a 3x3 square piece of paper. I cut all four corners towards the center and then folded every other corner to the center. I used a 'brad' for the center of the pinwheel. For the stick I used a bamboo skewer. For the grass I used a stencil and a cream chalk to color it in. I also did use a cream chalk around the top of the tag in a blue color. I added my two ribbons at the top, my saying and my little flower with pearl at the bottom.
For the bags I used a 3x3 square piece of paper. I added some floss around the bag and paper (went around three times), then tied it off. For the dragonfly I did paper quilling. This is the part that took me the longest. I do quilling on and off, so it always take me a minute to get back in routine of things. Quilling can seem somewhat hard for some (I was that way at first), I found that getting a start up kit was an easy way to be introduced to it. You can find quilling kits online and sometimes at your craft store. So, for the dragonfly body I used a 'Y' scroll (3" long and folded the paper in half, then rolled the ends outward). For the upper wings I did 'Marquises' (6" long, made size 4 loose circles and then pinched into marquises). For the lower wings I used the same technique as the upper wings. Though instead of doing size 4 loose circles I did size 5 loose circles. After I made all the pieces I glued them onto my bag. I then stamped on my 'hello'.
That's it! Nothing left but to put the tag in the bag! What's funny to me is I actually screwed up one of the tags and thought it was trash. I was so upset and then did some thinking of how to fix it and well, I think it worked! Can you tell what I may have messed up on?...
Supplies I used:
tags w/ bags (sara's surfaces -hot off the press)
papers (brenda walton -k&company)
brads (of your choice)
cream chalks (pebbles inc.)
floss (of your choice)
stamps (impression obsession)
ribbon (of your choice)
black ink (of your choice)