Keeping a record of your work with a journalling tag

I love to be organized and I had fun making these wool tags to journal my completed rug design. I have been meaning to keep a record of my wools, but never had an inspiration for compiling them. A while ago I coffee stained a batch of large tags, and thought that they would be the perfect backdrop for stapling my wools. I used small 1″ X 2″ or so pieces of wool. For this rug I used 4 tags and stapled them in tiers on one side of each tag. Continue reading

Vintage postcards inspired me to craft some tags

I love old handwriting! It is truly a lost art that is evident in letters of yesteryear. I especially am taken with the old postcards with the added cancelled stamps and time-worn textures. I came across a collections of these that had such an artistic quality to them, that I printed color copies of them to make into tags to be a free gift for you. Continue reading

The last stages of hooking Seaweed pull things together

 

Here I am almost finished with hooking Seaweed, and am happy with the interesting variety of the background. The lighter splotches of color are the Dark Olive Brown against the Inky Olive wool. The blue-purple that I hooked in the lower left I added near the bottom right. Continue reading