This was another technique that wasn't new to me but always lots of fun! I often create my own background paper then add the die cut as another element. I have plenty of fun foam and in 2 thicknesses. In the past I haven't made an acetate base but just used double stick tape on my acrylic blocks like I do my other unmounted stamps. By doing it this way I can stamp either side of the image...a mirror effect.
Instead of using the decorative label that Tim used I opted to do a bit more recycling and ran a soda can through the Tag & Bookplates die. I streaked Pitch Black alcohol ink across it to simulate the brushed look. The word 'Christmas' is from the ATC stamp 'Reindeer Games'. I inked it up with a marker then carefully stamped on cardstock that was cut to fit the label.
For my tag ala Wendy, I used a vintage kraft paper sack that looked like a newspaper ad page. I've saved these for years and am glad to finally have an opportunity to use them on just the right project.
This label plate is also from a soda can but was treated to Ginger alcohol ink then distressed with the sanding grip. No need for an inside label as there were words already on the tag that seemed to work perfectly. I was going to use the word garment so might as well take advantage of what's already before me.
A trim of beige fur (okay, pretend, please!) and some red buttons strung on gold thread top off the tag.
Only one more day left of Tim's 12 tags of Christmas. I'm sad to see these days have flown by but I now have an arsenal of cool things to try on future projects.