Distressing/Antiquing with Instant Coffee
From the book “Tantalizing Textures” By Trudy Sigurdson
Color with water & instant coffee, sprinkle lightly with fine instant coffee and add rock salt.
Note: Black coffee registers at 5.0.

Bleach Stamping
Baby Footprint  Stamp made with fist.
Large toe made with the Index Finger, smaller toes made with Baby Finger.
Can also use a Bleach Pen.
“The pH of bleach is around 12 depending on manufacturer. All bleaches are highly basic or alkaline, hence the reason for their high pH values. The most common brand of bleach, Clorox, is 6% sodium hypochlorite and has a pH of 12.6.” – Bio world usa
Baby Footprint
Stamp made with fist. Large toe made with the Index Finger, smaller toes made with Baby Finger.


Dry/Stencil Embossing on Vellum
“The Encyclopedia of Scrapbooking” Janet Ciaramitaro
Note: Use glue that doesn’t leave marks or vellum glue.
Edges inked using a Dauber or Pouncer.

Dry/Stencil Embossing
Place stencil onto Light-box, window or light-source.
The thicker the stencil the better it works.
Place cardstock, vellum or paper, etc.  with wrong side up over stencil.
Use a stylus to draw and fill design on the.
Bring out design with watercolor, pastels, chalks, etc.

I ♥ Tags
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About Tokeloshe.

Welcome and thank you for visiting. I have been happily married (sic) for 40 years, have one son, a loving daughter in law and three adorable grandsons. We have been in Canada for 20 years and are originally from South-Africa. My first language is Afrikaans. (Ek kan nog Afrikaans praat, lees en skryf.) I love doing mixed media, scrap-booking, blogging and playing on the computer, I am also interested in photography, genealogy, reading, hiking, camping, arts and crafts.
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6 Responses to Tags

  1. nrhatch says:

    Gorgeous tags. I thought the baby foot prints were “real.” Nicely done.


  2. Cindy says:

    Very clever, Tok. Hope you had a super Easter.


  3. Naomi says:

    Wow, Tok, I didn’t realize quite what a labour of love scrap-booking can be. Beautiful. Enjoy Spring 🙂


  4. Tokeloshe says:

    Great fun as well 😉
    Thank you.
    I think it’s here at last !


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