boo to you sneak peek 1
tags two ways & boo to you sneak peek 3

boo to you sneak peek 2

Welcome to the second day of sneak peeks for my new set Boo To You that will be for sale at Papertrey Ink on the 15th.

If you are a regular reader, you know that I love to make tags for holidays and occasions for friends and family. My friends and family love getting them and keeping them as keepsakes or using them on a scrapbook page from the event/holiday.

Of course, I had to make this years Halloween tags with my new Boo To You set...


The tags measure 2 1/2" x 4"

I love how they turned out and I am anxious to start collecting treats and surprises to give out in goody bags that I will attach the tags to.

If you want to see my Halloween tags from past years - you can see last years tags here, tags from 2007 here, and tags from 2006 here (before I started personalizing them..!)


Here's the sweet pumpkin image that I shared yesterday along with a cute bat friend that is also included in the set. I did paper piecing with some cardstock that I had stamped with Polka Dot Basics II. I added the names to the tags with the Simple Alphabet set.


Here's another image from the set, this way cute little ghost. The polka dots (from the Polka Dot Basics set) on the ghost are stamped with the Chamomile ink from the tea dye duo vintage touch ink set. The color is so subtle and gives a tone on tone look on the Rustic White cardstock.


I couldn't not include a sweet little treat bucket image in this set. I filled the bucket to the top with some clear rhinestones  - these will also now be available to purchase on the 15th from Papertrey Ink!

Do you recognize the cardstock behind the button from the card I shared yesterday? I stamped up enough to keep on my desk to use for more projects. I also stamped up a bunch of the polka dot cardstock that you see on the tags. I am sure that you will see more of all of those on future projects too!

Now, I need a cute Halloween treat bag to attach my tags to...


The images in the Boo To You set are simple in shape and just the right size to use with paints and on fabrics, bags and clothing. I am using a white acrylic paint to stamp on a black canvas bag that I picked up at a local craft store. You can learn more about stamping with paint with acrylic stamps here.


Make sure that you put a piece of cardstock or something similar to keep the paint from bleeding through to the other side of the bag. I stamped the ghost base images randomly all over the bag and then let the white paint dry thoroughly. You can use a heat tool to speed up the drying process.


Then I used black acrylic paint to stamp the outline image over the top of the white bases (ignore my messy block as the paint just gets all over it when you use the brush to apply the paint to the stamp.)


And now I am all set to add the tags to the bags. The kids are going to have so much fun with all of the Halloween treats that I put into the bag for them and also to use their bags for trick-or-treating.

Nichole is sharing more about my new set over at her blog today. Dawn will have more peeks of Scattered Showers Additions, Melissa Bickford will share more about her new set, and Lauren will have projects to share with the new templates for this month.

Come back tomorrow for more! Thanks for stopping by today!

2009 Halloween Tags

stamps: Boo To You, Simple Alphabet, Polka Dot Basics, Polka Dot Basics II, Background Basics: Text Style (Papertrey Ink)

ink: True Black, Fresh Snow, Ripe Avocado, Chamomile vintage touch (Papertrey Ink), Pumpkin Pie (Stampin' Up!)

cardstock: kraft, Rustic White (Papertrey Ink), Pumpkin Pie (Stampin' Up!)

other: True Black saddle stitch ribbon, True Black vintage mix buttons, Rustic Jute button twine, clear rhinestones (Papertrey Ink), 5/8" & 1" circle punches, corner rounder punch (EK Success), dimensionals

Ghost Treat Bag

stamps: Boo To You (Papertrey Ink)

other: Blank Canvas, Charcoal Black (Caudine Hellmuth Studio Paint by Ranger), black canvas tote bag