I decided to start by choosing an image I wanted to use and then went from there. I chose one of my favourite Lynne Perella stamps and decided to make a tag (again!!). I aimed for a very distressed, aged look somewhat akin to old wall paintings which have either deteriorated over time or have been uncovered hundreds of years later.
I used layers of acrylic paint and some sanding to create my background. At one point I was going to add more to the background but I decided to leave it alone because I felt it works better just as it is. See what you think when you look at my tag: