Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Lost Coast Designs January Challenge--Tags

Hello Dreamers!
Time for a new monthly Lost Coast Design challenge!!  This month the theme is:


Make a tag using a Lost Coast Design Stamp and link up on the Lost Coasters Review Design blog.  

Here is a little inspiration.  I made a tag using the Hardware Set from Lost Coast Designs.

Stamps: Hardware Set from Lost Coast Designs
CS: White, Aqua, Brown
Ink: Stream, Lake Mist, and Mushroom Adirondack; Versa Mark
Distress Ink: Faded Jeans
Clear Embossing Powder
Brown Brads
Hole punch


  • Make tag from Aqua CS and layer with brown CS
  • On white CS, stamp the hardware pieces with Adirondack inks
  • Distress edges and background with distress ink
  • Cover the entire surface of the stamped piece with Versa Mark ink
  • Sprinkle on clear embossing powder
  • Heat powder with heat gun
  • When cooled add to the tag base and punch hole in top
  • Add ribbons and tulle in the tag hole
  • Add brads

I love this hardware set!  It is so vintagey and chunky!  Can you use chunky to describe a stamp??!!  Sure, I think so!  I made a whole series of projects using this stamp set.  I will have more of them this month.  So, stayed tuned for that!

A Few Fun Challenges for my hardware tag:
Craft Creations: anything goes
Through the Purple Haze: anything goes
Dragonfly Dreams: favorite color---Mine is aqua
Fashionable Stamping: turn up the heat--use a heat gun

Hope you are having a great day!!  See you next time!  Love ya


  1. Hi Karen,
    love your tag !
    This stamp set is definatly a must have !
    Love what you did with it !

  2. Love your tag, its so cool!

    Hugs from Linda (DT at Through The Purple Haze)

  3. Beautiful tag, so effective!

    Thanks for joining us at Dragonfly Dreams and I hope you join us again soon!


    Owner Dragonfly Dreams

  4. Love your tag it is beautiful, I also love the colours you have used on it. Thank you for sharing with us at Dragonfly Dreams, hope we see you again soon...
    Love and Hugs ~ Lady Anne xx
    Dragonfly Dreams
    Anne's Paper Dream's Blog

  5. Fab tag Karen, beautiful stamping and I love the colours you've used. Thanks for joining us at Fashionable Stamping Challenges
    Claire xx

  6. Great tag, thanks for joining in the fun with us.
    Jo dt


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