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Word Collage with Tabs for Everything Stamp Set

I have taken inspiration from a sign outside of our local Inn on the Beach for this card using the Tabs For Everything Stamp Set. These word collages are very on trend at the moment and there are so many images and words in the stamp set to play with. The images in the set are quite small and cute and lend themselves well to having lots of images on the same card. I have used a birthday theme with this card but the words and images would also support a baby card or a party invite or a general congratulations card.
The Local Inn on the Beach Word Collage
 The stamp set comes with a co-ordinating punch and is designed to make little tabs similar to the ones you find in a filing system. These are tabs with a difference because you can use them any way you like. The picture below shows the punch and the stamp set which is photopolymer and both feature as my September 'punch bundle kit' . If you go to my monthly bundles page you can see that I will be featuring a punch bundle kit and a Big Shot bundle kit every month and if you buy those products from me I will send you some freebie craft stash to make 4 projects that will be on my blog in the next few days.
This word collage card is one of the projects in the kit and so the rhinestones and dimensions come with the kit as well as the cardstock and envelope.
ooo I wonder what the little note pad is for? check back for my next post and I will show ya!

 To make the project you will need some white card on which to stamp your images. I cut this card 6.5cm x 11.5cm or 21/2 x 41/2 inches. The pink card photomat behind is 12cm x 7cm or 46/8 x 23/4 inches.
 I used the striped square stamp in the set and pink ink to stamp up a backdrop by stamping it first one way and then overlapping the squares and stamping it at a 90degree angle so the stripes are going the other way and so on fairly randomly by eye down the card.

In order to get the layout for the images and words I laid the stamps onto the card to get a rough placement. This allowed me to move them around until I was pleased with the effect and then I placed my largest stamping block on top to capture them all onto the block. Then I took one off at a time starting with one in the middle and put them on smaller blocks to stamp either on the card directly (this worked well with the darker colour inks) or onto separate pieces of white cardstock. As I stamped each piece I replaced it back onto the large block so I didn't lose track of the design. The placement does not have to be perfect on the large block it is only a guide. You can cut around the words and images stamped onto the separate pieces of card and build them back onto the car as you go. I glued a selection of them down directly onto the card and some I put up on stamping' dimensionals to give them a bit more drama!

I also made the card on to a narrow notecard - Stampin' Up sells these with matching envelopes that open at the top and I really like them for presenting a gift card. There is a notecard and envelope in the September Monthly Stamp Bundle kit. See my bundles page for details of how you can qualify for the Free Goodie bag to make both of these projects when you buy the stamp set and the punch from me.
(Cost of Stamp set is £16.00 cost of punch is £17.00)

I added some rhinestone. I used the circle tab punch featured to cut out around the 'For You' sentiment as the round shape breaks up the squares. I also added a rhinestone to the little crown at the top right hand corner. There are endless possibilities in design in word collage so I hope you have fun with it.

I used Stamping' Up ink for my project - if you want to know the colour palette I used : Blushing Bride (pink), Mint Macaron, Basic Grey and Daffodil Delight (yellow).I used Tombow glue and a block C to mount the stamps on. Snips and a 3/4 inch circle punch which fits neatly inside the circle tab punch. These items you may already have so they are not included in my kit. But if you don't have them you may have similar or may wish to use different colours. If you want it all please order from my shop along with the stamp set and the circle tab punch. 

This photograph below is the reason I actually purchased this punch for! I needed to label up my card stash, which I keep in a small cupboard on a shelf away from sunlight that streams into my little craft room in the mornings. I used the matching colour write markers to write on the labels. Just love Stampin' Up co-ordination!

Subscribe to my blog for updates of the other projects that are included in my free goodie bag that comes with this bundle kit. Or pop back in a couple of days. The set has soooo many things you can use it for. 
JoP x