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Simple DIY Colorful Tags

Currently I am deep in Paper Party Retreat Prep. Cutting Patten Paper, creating kits, and packaging everything up.

For this years Annual Catalog Paper Party Retreat I wanted to put together quick and cute for those receiving the paper party packages.

I came up with these little bags I found on Amazon. They are the perfect size for all of the goodies to go into, and I loved creating these tags.

Simple DIY Colorful Tags

I went live on Facebook to do all of the coloring.

It was a perfect time to craft, and connect with everyone, and I was able to explain what all the stars were about on Facebook from the day before.

As I mentioned I will be going live several times over the next few weeks on Facebook to get my status up on the platform. You will be able to see several different projects from me during these lives.

I’m always so thankful for your support, and encouragement.

Coloring has been something that I have never really loved doing. Mostly because it feels like it takes forever.

However, when I do color I prefer to use the Stampin Up Blends. I feel like I get such a better out come with these markers.

Flirty Flamingo & Parakeet Party

This tag features Flirty Flamingo Light & Light Parakeet Party for the coloring. I would have liked the pink flower to be a bit brighter.

Stampin Up doesn’t have the perfect pink blend marker for what I was looking for. In the end the Flirty Flamingo worked out the best.

Simple DIY Colorful Tags

Highland Heather & Purple Posey

I think that this tag is my favorite. I used two different purple blends for these flowers, and did a little bit of shading.

The purple posy blend is now retired, however I plan to use mine until is dry. There is no sense in throwing something out just because it is retired, or not using it.

Simple DIY Colorful Tags

Basic Black & Bermuda Bay

Of course my second favorite is the Bermuda Bay & Basic Black. Bermuda Bay is my all time favorite Stampin Up Color.

I loved chatting with everyone yesterday about what colors we loved, and even what colors we hated.

Let me know in the comments what your all time favorite Stampin Up Color is.

Simple DIY Colorful Tags

Tahitian Tide & Parakeet Party

These two colors pair so well together. Both these next two pouches use the same color combo.

Simple DIY Colorful Tags
Simple DIY Colorful Tags

Magenta Madness & Parakeet Party

Again I struggled a little bit with what pink to use. I ended up using the Magenta Madness which is another retired color. It ended up being much darker than I liked.

I also used both the light and dark Parakeet Party Blend to add a little shading. There is a great deal of difference between the light and dark blend markers.

Remember you don’t always have to use them together, you an use them alone, or even pair with other color blends.

Simple DIY Colorful Tags

Basic Black & Parakeet party

This was the first tag I put together when I was first flushing out my idea for these pouches.

I love the two bold colors.

Simple DIY Colorful Tags

You can purchase any of the supplies I used in today’s project in my online store HERE, or by clicking on the photos below.

Thank you for stopping by my website and checking these projects out.

Over the next few weeks I’m going to be slammed with Paper Party Items, Club Items, and Facebook Lives.

I hope you join me for some crafty fun over on Facebook HERE.

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