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March 04, 2014

An "Easter Greetings" Tag Tutorial

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Hello G45ers!

 It's Day Two of our National Craft Month celebration here on the blog! Today, we have an exciting Sweet Sentiments Easter Tag tutorial from Maiko Miwa. Then, we will share a glamorous Couture tag from Romy Veul! What a great day ahead.

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First, we have this beautiful Easter tag from Maiko using Sweet Sentiments and beautiful ribbon and floral touches. Maiko makes such beautiful and whimsical creations, and we know you will all want to try this egg-cellent tag!

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Tag Tutorial


  1. Cut the paper like the shape of the egg from the paper that you want to the base of the tag. The size of this egg is about 4.5 X 6 inches for pasting the Easter greeting note in this egg.


2. Cut out some pieces of the violets from the sheet 'Violet Bouquet.'


3. Cut the "Easter greeting"card and a girl stamp from the spring has sprung.


4. Paste the card and girl stamp and the Easter greetings card in the egg.


5. Paste the violets and the chicks on the top of the left side and on the bottom of the right side. When you use the 3-D glue,you can make a card in the 3-d impression.

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6. Punch a hole on the top of the card, tie the ribbon.

Supply List

Sweet Sentiments Paper:
Heart SongSpring Has Sprung
Violet Bouquet
Easter Greetings
May Arts Ribbon

What a beautiful tag! Just in time for Easter celebrations.

Now, enjoy this rich and elegant tag from Romy. She uses the Couture collection to make this beauty.




"Although I love to try a variety of different styles, it is still the feminine and elegant style that I love the most. Thus, I fell in love with the gorgeous Couture collection the moment I saw it. I especially loved the elegant chipboard pieces that come with this collection and couldn’t resist making a tag with one of the chipboard pieces as the focal point. I stapled it on top of some die-cuts and stickers for a layered look." ~Romy


Ooh la la

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Patterned papers: Elegant
Couture 8x8 Pad
Couture Banners
Couture Stickers
Couture Chipboard 1
Couture Tags & Pockets

 What a terrific Tuesday full of tags! Thanks to Maiko and Romy for sharing their beauties with us. We hope you have a wonderful day. Will you try Maiko's tag tutorial? If you do try it, please share your Easter tag on our Facebook page! We cannot wait to see your tags.


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Both tags are beautiful :)

Great tags! Love the diverse colour schemes and different projects you can make with each G45 collection!

The Easter Card and the Tag by Maiko got my smile on. I especially like the ooh la la because it reminds me of my friend in Paris. Il es bon.

I'm going to try making Maiko's egg tag. So fun!

What great tags! And so diverse! I love the paper layering on the Couture tag and the fussy cut flowers on the egg. Beautiful!

Gorgeous tags!!! love them both!

Oh I so love tags! Thanks for the inspiration!

What a fun post. Both tags are so unique. Love Maiko's as SPRING is totally on my mind. Great color schemes on both. Thanks for sharing.

I just made a big batch of lacquered Japanese Washi eggs and thought I was done with Easter projects. The tag design today is forcing me back into my little workroom for some more creative activity.

Gorgeous tags! Thanks Maiko for your amaing tutorial. I will be giving it a go myself. Theresa x

Gorgeous tags! Both ladies did an amazing job!

Very cute Easter Tag, going to make them for my grandchildren.

Love both of the tags. The Easter one is so sweet.

Awesome projects!! Always inspiring.

tags are my passion!!! these are great, thanks for sharing!


The tag is so gorgeous and the basket so sweet! I love your paper collections! Wishing you a happy day!


Barbara Diane

Fantastic tags!!!

The Easter tag is so soft looking. the colors are pastel and soothing. Love it.

Love both of these tags!! The Easter Tag is so sweet!! TFS!

Gorgeous tags.

both tags are so adorable. really like the Easter one.

The Easter tag is so pretty, pastel, and adorable!

Wow! These projects are fantastic. Your Design Team are so talented. Maureen


My favorite was the couture tag, is so elegant!

Tag, I'm it! Can't wait to get to my craft desk! Thank you so much for the inspiration! Thanks for the chance to win the awesome prize package too!

Your designers continue to awe and inspire me. Thanks for the wonderful blog.

Love them both, but the egg is outstanding.

Ooh la la indeed! Sweet Sentiments would mix so well with Little Darling & Secret Garden, very soft & sweet. The Couture tag is magnifique!! Tfs :))

Great projects....love them all!
Wonderful prize package up for grabs....love to win all that yummy stuff..

These tags are gorgeous and so easily convertible to cards. Maiko Miwa's creation has really inspired me to start crafting for Easter (which ties with Christmas as my favorite holiday). Thank you!

Fabulous tags!

Beautiful tags!

Both tags are so beautiful! I love the sweet Easter violets and chicks on Maiko's. What a fun idea to make it in the egg shape.
Romy's is so elegant and sassy. So pretty.
Thanks for sharing these lovely ideas for inspiration! :)

love the Easter card. very elegant looking.

Great tag also

I just ADORE that Easter tag - have got to have a go! Thanks for the constant inspiration.

I love tags in any shape and form...they can be used in so many ways! Thanks for today's blog!

Beautiful tags, love them and all the gorgeous details.

WOW!! That Easter tag is so scrumptious!1 Love the beautiful soft colors and layered design!

Oooh, the Easter tag is just gorgeous! It looks good enough to eat!

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