Sunday, January 31, 2016

Valentine Tags

Valentine's Day is approaching fast, and I wanted to make something new this year.  I had a wood pallet that I wanted to use, and I had a fun project in mind!

First, cut the boards from the wood pallet to the length you prefer.  

Next, my handy husband cut the pieces of pallet into tags.  The large tag is about 12 inches high, the medium is about 10 inches high and the small tag is about 8 inches high.  They are all 6 inches wide.

Then, I painted the tags.

Next, I sanded them a bit to rough them up.

Then, I used my cricut to cut the patterns, but a cricut is not required, any stencil will work for this.

Next, stick the stencils to the boards and paint.

Then, when it is dry peal of the stencil.  I added a clear faux glaze to my boards - it has been raining here lately, so I didn't want to take them outside to spray them.

Lastly, thread the rope thru and tie it.

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  1. Brenda, These are pretty darn awesome! Love the lips! Thanks for linking up with us for Brag About It! Hope you are having a wonderful week! Pinned to my Valentine board.

  2. I am in love with your pretty tags, sweet friend! What a clever and darling idea.

    It's so sweet of you to share your wonderful ideas with Roses of Inspiration - thank you! Hugs!

  3. Super cute tags! Lovely idea! Thanks for sharing great tutorial!
    Hope you have a wonderful week!
    Hugs and love from Portugal,
    Ana Love Craft

  4. You made such pretty tags!
    Thanks for sharing this at Cooking and Crafting with J&J!

  5. This is such a cute idea. I'm not very crafty, but may be able to make this. Thanks for sharing on Wine'd Down Wednesday

  6. Brenda, popping over from #2usestuesday to thank you for linking up your wonderful post with us! Cutting the boards directly from the palet is an awesome idea!! I hope you have a fantastic week!


  7. Love! Pinned and tweeted! Thank you so much for sharing this with us at our linky party. We hope to see you next Monday @ 7 because we can’t wait to see your new creations! Happy Friday! Lou Lou Girls

  8. This is SUCH a neat idea!!

    Thanks for joining Cooking and Crafting with J & J!

  9. This is SUCH a neat idea!!

    Thanks for joining Cooking and Crafting with J & J!

  10. This is featured at our Monday Cooking and Crafting with J & J and thanks for sharing!!

  11. Hello ladies! I’m stopping by to let you know that your love tags will be featured at our party that starts tonight at 7 pm. Pinned and tweeted. I hope to see you tonight! Lou Lou Girls

  12. Hey sweet lady! Just wanted to let you know that your tags will be featured at Roses of Inspiration tomorrow :) Thanks for sharing and have a great week! Hugs!

  13. These are adorable! I'm thinking how I can do this for Easter! Nicely done.

  14. I LOVE these - such a great idea! Pinning to share ☺

  15. OMG I love these too! These turned out so cute, sharing and pinning! Found you at the Fabulous Party :)