Tutorial how to make the Zoo Tags1. To make these altered zoo tags, begin by running white cardstock through a honeycomb embossing folder several times. Cut out the shape of two large tags, approximately 7.5" by 4".
2. Cover the tags with Quinacridone Gold acrylic paint.
cage and the wrought iron fence silver. Then rub Soot Black Distress Ink along the edges to give the bars an aged look.
A Trip to the Zoo #1, A Trip to the Zoo #3 and two copies of In the Garden - Bird Cages. Cut out the zookeeper, tiger, flamingo and text messages from the Zoo Sheet and cut backgrounds to fit the fence and cage from the Bird Cages Sheet. Cut additional flowers from this sheet as you see fit.
8. Then ink tiny pieces of chipboard to create dimensional blocks for your cage and place these between the cage background and the cage to add depth.
10. Use a similar process to make the tiger tag. However this tag uses a second tag in the background. Begin by blending several ink colors onto a manila tag. Then use acrylic paint with different stencils or stamps to apply two to three patterns. When dry, adhere the tag to the second of your larger honeycomb tags.
GSLCuts items used:Mini Wrought Iron Decorative FenceAlpha Stamps A Trip to the Zoo #1
Alpha Stamps A Trip to the Zoo #3
Manilla tagIn the Garden - Bird Cages
Quinacridone Gold acrylic paint
Silver Paint pen
Acrylics in assorted colors
Beacon 3-in-1 Adhesive
Tim Holtz Distress Ink Pads in assorted colors