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Now that you've created the project it's time to put it together
After using the watercolor paints in your papercrafting, it's time now to put those pieces together to create a project.

Posted by Peg R. from Moline, Illinois, United States • Published See Peg R.'s 46 projects »
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  • Step 1

    Begin by creating a card base that will fit the size of your watercolored piece. This card base is a 5" x 7". Also, cut a piece of patterned paper that will fit the card, too. The sheet used in this project is a 4 5/8" x 6 1/2".

  • How to make a gift tag. Creating A Project With The Using Watercolor Paints In Your Papercrafting Tutorial - Step 2
    Step 2

    Distress the edges of the focal piece.

  • How to make a gift tag. Creating A Project With The Using Watercolor Paints In Your Papercrafting Tutorial - Step 3
    Step 3

    Also, distress the edges of the patterned paper.

  • How to make a gift tag. Creating A Project With The Using Watercolor Paints In Your Papercrafting Tutorial - Step 4
    Step 4

    Layer the focal piece on top of the patterned paper and then onto the card base adding lines of tape to the back side of them to adhere them.

  • How to make a gift tag. Creating A Project With The Using Watercolor Paints In Your Papercrafting Tutorial - Step 5
    Step 5

    Finish the tags using the following steps.

  • How to make a gift tag. Creating A Project With The Using Watercolor Paints In Your Papercrafting Tutorial - Step 6
    Step 6

    Punch a hole in the center of each tag using a hole punch and then set an eyelet into the hole.

    Tie the ribbon through the hole and knot it towards the back to hold it into place.

  • Step 7

    Whether creating a card, a treat bag tag or a bookmark, the watercolor paints and this technique add a whole other layer to your projects!

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