I wanted to combine two of my favorite things ~ tags and cards so here you go. The card background is colored with Gelatos then a piece of Robin's Nest Sorbet glitter cardstock was added. I made a pocket using a bit of pattern paper and I punched a bit of cardstock for the little flowery border at the top of the pocket.
The card has a collage image with a spring/vintage feel to it. I love violets and can't wait to see them this year...I'm so tired of brown grass. I am yearning for color!
This is a perfect piece to tie on a gift bag or basket and you could even tuck a gift card or $'s into the pocket... It fits easily inside a regular commercial style envelope so it makes it perfect for mailing as well! Great for those far away friends or relatives.
PAPER COMPARISON UPDATE....
I wanted to update you on the paper comparison. I have bought and rec'd various types of papers and Victoria (an inky reader) has sent me a nice selection from her stash as well. I separated the papers into a few categories - White Paper/Cardstock (15 types); Watercolor Papers and Creams. I am working on the comparisons right now and I'm a bit surprised. I have done a bit of research on paper types that I'm going to share too... I can't wait to share the info I've learned.
I am hoping to start sharing this information next week...it's taking a while because I'm stamping each paper with 4 different stamps (a fine line rubber, bold rubber, fine line acrylic and bold acrylic) using 2 different types of ink. I settled on Archival Black and Memento Black inks - the first for use with watercolor products and the second for use with Alcohol Based markers. I am also stamping 2 additional images and coloring them - one watercolor the other alcohol markers.
I was thinking about a couple additional tests, possibly something with gelatos and/or paints. Do you have any requests for the testing? If you do please feel free to e-mail or post here.