Stamp Club Tags Design 4—Peekaboo Stocking

I'm having so much fun designing this collection of tags for my Stamp Club event on Friday. The most difficult thing is deciding what NOT to do!  There are endless possibilities—it's so hard to choose! 

So, for the 4th design, and after much agonizing over ideas, I finally decided on using the Peekaboo Die from the Holiday Mini.  I love all of the little doors that can hide a sentiment, an image, a photo, or some journaling!  So versatile and fun!  And, they are all the perfect size for creating interactive tags!

Stocking tags - all

Oh my!  They are so darling!  And the little stocking from the Stocking Builder Punch fits nicely on this mini top note shape! 

I punched out the Lucky Limeade stocking first, then embossed it with the Snow Burst Impressions Folder.  I wasn't going to do more tags with Silver Glimmer Paper, since I had so many from yesterday, but how could I not?!  You have to use it for the cuff/heel/toe! 

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Peekaboo Die TIP: To achieve the best results for both the cuts and scoring on this die, I recommend using the Crease Pad.  And, you may have to add a shim of card stock to get the score to be prominent.  All Big Shots are calibrated differently, so play with it to see what works best with your machine.

Stocking tags 2The Pacific Point peekaboo base was stamped with the French Filigree background stamp in Pacific Point ink.

The sentiment is "mini punched" from the Decorative Label Punch (see how at this post).  The "Merry Christmas" is from the Petite Pairs set, which is the perfect set to use with the Peekaboo Die.  You can put half of the greeting on the front…

Stocking tags - open

…and the other half of the greeting on the inside.  Awesomeness!

I attached a 2-1/4 x 2-1/2" piece of Whisper White to the back of the window to stamp on.  It's a little tricky to get this adhered, because there isn't much of a border to stick it to.  I recommend using the 2-Way Glue Pen for precise glue application along the very edge of opening.

You can leave the back with the white card stock, but I wanted a more finished look.

Stocking tags 3  Stocking tags 4

First, I tried adhering the whole tag to another sheet of Pacific Point card stock, then trimming around the edge of the shape.  Forget that!  That was a pain in the butt!  Next, I tried using another peekaboo window die-cut, this time adhering it closed!  It worked perfectly, as long as you don't miind the peekaboo cut lines showing.

TIP: I typically use a shim with my Peekaboo Die (as I mentioned above), but for the back piece, I took the shim out. The cuts were not as deep, so the little opening notch didn't pop off.

Or, you can use the die-cut as another peekaboo window on the back, as shown in my second photo above for Two Cool windows! 

Now, I'm going to have to try making more tags with all the rest of the Peekaboo Die shapes—too much fun!

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Stay tuned for my final tags from my Stamp Club tomorrow!

Angie

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