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The base tag for this project is from the graphic 45 regular tag album kraft colour.

The base tag for this project is from the graphic 45 regular tag album kraft colour.

Cut mats (a) at 3 5/8 x 4 3/4 inches one each from patterned paper and card stock. Corner round all corners. Then ink around edges.

Cut mats (a) at 3 5/8 x 4 3/4 inches one each from patterned paper and card stock. Corner round all corners. Then ink around edges.

Adhere one to each side of the tag base. Use your chosen type of adhesive.

Adhere one to each side of the tag base. Use your chosen type of adhesive.

Cut mat (b) 3 1/4 x 4 3/8 from patterned paper. Ink edges and adhere to cars stock side of base tag .

Cut mat (b) 3 1/4 x 4 3/8 from patterned paper. Ink edges and adhere to cars stock side of base tag .

Cut hinge cover at 3 1/4 x 3 1/2 inches from coordinating card stock. Score in from 3 1/2 inch edge at 1/4  and 3/8 of an inch.

Cut hinge cover at 3 1/4 x 3 1/2 inches from coordinating card stock. Score in from 3 1/2 inch edge at 1/4 and 3/8 of an inch.

Ink around edges of hinge cover including the 1/8 inch spine section on both sides

Ink around edges of hinge cover including the 1/8 inch spine section on both sides

Cut mats (c) 2 5/8 x 3 1/4 from coordinating patterned papers. Ink edges and adhere to both sides of the hinge cover.

Cut mats (c) 2 5/8 x 3 1/4 from coordinating patterned papers. Ink edges and adhere to both sides of the hinge cover.

Apply adhesive to the 1/4 inch section on the hinge cover and adhere to tag aligning 1/8 inch from base of patterned mat.

Apply adhesive to the 1/4 inch section on the hinge cover and adhere to tag aligning 1/8 inch from base of patterned mat.

Using a graphic 45 pocket, apply glue to base and side tab to form a pocket.

Using a graphic 45 pocket, apply glue to base and side tab to form a pocket.

Ink edges of both components. Pocket and tag should look as in photo. Adhere small embellishment to top of tag if desired.

Ink edges of both components. Pocket and tag should look as in photo. Adhere small embellishment to top of tag if desired.

Adhere pocket to front of hinge cover align to base of patterned mat.

Adhere pocket to front of hinge cover align to base of patterned mat.

Cut border script to 3 1/4 inches by width of border strip chosen and adhere as shown in photo

Cut border script to 3 1/4 inches by width of border strip chosen and adhere as shown in photo

Cut the pocket strip at 3 1/2 x 1 inch. Edge punch one long edge and the ink all edges. Punch used in photo is Martha Stewart doily lace.

Cut the pocket strip at 3 1/2 x 1 inch. Edge punch one long edge and the ink all edges. Punch used in photo is Martha Stewart doily lace.

Apply glue to the three straight edges. Do not glue the punched edge. Adhere in to position covering  the 1/4 inch section on the hinge cover.

Apply glue to the three straight edges. Do not glue the punched edge. Adhere in to position covering the 1/4 inch section on the hinge cover.

Adhere a chosen image in the inside of the hinge cover. I used a sticker from the sticker sheet mounted on card stock and corner comped.

Adhere a chosen image in the inside of the hinge cover. I used a sticker from the sticker sheet mounted on card stock and corner comped.

Cut journal cards at 2 x 2 1/2 inches from a card stock previously used and corner round all corners. Ink all edges both sides.

Cut journal cards at 2 x 2 1/2 inches from a card stock previously used and corner round all corners. Ink all edges both sides.

Cut journal card mats at 2 1/4 x 1 3/4 inches from coordinating pattern papers and ink edges.

Cut journal card mats at 2 1/4 x 1 3/4 inches from coordinating pattern papers and ink edges.

Adhere journal mats to cards with chosen adhesive and place into pocket

Adhere border strip for back of tag to card stock strip and ink edges of embellishment if required for you chosen item .

Adhere border strip for back of tag to card stock strip and ink edges of embellishment if required for you chosen item .

Adhere border unit to tag aligning approximately 1/4 inch from the edge. Glue embellishment centrally on to border strip. And position corner stickers if desired.

Adhere border unit to tag aligning approximately 1/4 inch from the edge. Glue embellishment centrally on to border strip. And position corner stickers if desired.

Your journal tag is now complete .

Your journal tag is now complete .

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  • 1.0 Graphic 45 sweet sentiments violet bouquet
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  • 1.0 Graphic 45 sweet sentiments perfect petals
  • 1.0 Graphic 45 sweet sentiments heart song
  • 1.0 Mauve card stock
  • 1.0 Peach card stock
  • 1.0 Graphic 45 sweet sentiments tags and pockets
  • 1.0 Graphic 45 sweet sentiments chipboard
  • 1.0 Graphic 45 sweet sentiments card stock stickers
  • Distress ink gathered twigs
  • Helmar Super tac glue
  • Double sided tape
  • Corner chomper : cloud / scallop
  • Corner chomper : rounder
  • Decorative edge punch